Educational Excellence

Gamma Gamma Program Schedule 

2018

SEP 13 GIRLS IN THE GAME – REVISITED

Representatives of this dynamic organization are returning!  They will share updates showing how ‘Girls in the Game’ is continuing to impact the lives of girls in Chicago through sports, health, and leadership programs. They will also tell members about new events and continued opportunities available to support their organization.
SERVICE PROJECT:  New Frisbees and/or monetary donations for ‘Girls in the Game’, School Supplies for SD54

SEP 20-21 Lambda State Executive Board Meeting
Holiday Inn & Suites, Bloomington Airport, Bloomington, IL 

OCT  5-7  Creative Arts Retreat
Lorado Taft Field Campus, Northern Illinois University, Oregon, IL

OCT 13 MEMBER COLLECTORS’ CORNER
Get to know your fellow members by sharing interesting things that you love and collect. Show off stitchery, hats, teacups, spoons, figurines, coins… anything that is special to you.
SERVICE PROJECT:  CASA – items for Kane County’s ‘Luggage of Love’ campaign

NOV 3 WOODCRAFTERS’ DIY STUDIO Social Event
Join us for an afternoon of wood crafting and creativity with your Gamma Gamma sisters. Family and friends are welcome, too! The studio offers a wide variety of personalized wood signs and crafts which are completed as ‘do-it-yourself’ projects. To get a more detailed description of what the afternoon will look like, as well as viewing the gallery of available projects and prices, visit the website: woodcraftersdiystudio.com.

NOV 16 WINE TASTING & FOOD PAIRING – Social Event/Fundraiser
Upcoming holidays will be the focus of this event.

DEC 6  DKG ANNUAL HOLIDAY AUCTIONSHOP ‘TIL YOU DROP!
It’s never too early to shop for the holidays! Members and friends are invited to attend the annual auction and party. 
SERVICE PROJECT:  Items to be auctioned and raffled & lots of money to spend!

2019

JAN 19 FEED MY STARVING CHILDREN Social/Service Event
Members, family, and friends are invited once again to pack meals for children in need world-wide. 
SERVICE PROJECT:  FMSC – donations

FEB 7 CHARLES BUTLER – TECHNOLOGY
Charles will show members how to get organized with Google apps – helping us to more easily store and access reminders, appointments, directions, contacts, address lists, and files we use in our daily lives.
SERVICE PROJECT:  CELL PHONES FOR SOLDIERS – used phones (SIM cards removed) and/or monetary donations

MAR 12 MUSIC AND ITS EFFECTS ON THE BRAIN   *Visit from State Ambassador, Joan Rog
Levonne Mrozinski, who has taught class and private piano at Harper College since 1989, will present a workshop that will review recent research and introduce music activities that develop cognitive functions of the brain. Come ready to have fun in a relaxed environment full of rhythm, singing, and musical movement. No previous musical experience is necessary!
SERVICE PROJECT:  SCHAUMBURG COMMUNITY CLOSET – new packages of youth-sized underwear, SIMEK’S food

APR 11 CANDIDATES FOR MEMBERSHIP ‘GET-ACQUAINTED TEA’, EXECUTIVE BOARD MEETING
New member candidates will meet Executive Board members and learn about the history and purposes of the society.  Following the tea, Executive Board members will participate in a planning meeting.   

APR 26-28 Lambda State Convention
Decatur Conference Center and Hotel, Decatur, IL

MAY 7 GAMMA GAMMA’S ANNUAL SPRING CELEBRATION OF MEMBERSHIP
Please join us in celebrating another great year! The afternoon will begin with the business of initiating new members and Chapter recognitions followed by the awarding of recruitment grants, Literacy Award, and Chapter scholarships. This is the final celebration of the year and a wonderful opportunity for everyone to spend time together while celebrating Chapter successes and accomplishments. Please make it a point to attend and help celebrate award winners and each other. We hope to see all members at this banquet!
SERVICE PROJECT:  KENNETH YOUNG CENTER – donations; SCHOOL SUPPLIES for SD54

SEP 19 ERIN KELLY – GET & STAY ORGANIZED
Learn how to live a simple and organized life. Whether it’s your home or office, Erin will explain the tools to help you be more productive and save time. Erin has given speeches all over Chicago including corporations, ADD support groups, and libraries.
SERVICE PROJECT:  BERNIE’S BOOK BANK – book donations; DRESS FOR SUCCESS – women’s professional clothing donations; SCHOOL SUPPLIES – for SD54 students