BETAeta SIsiGMAa PHIphiLAUREATElaureateALPHAalphaOoMEeGAaLaureate Alpha Omega chapterof Beta Sigma Phi met this week at the home of Florene Phipps; 10 members were present.The hostess served fresh-from-the-garden salad, spaghetti with meat sauce, green beans and fresh strawberry pie for dessert.The business meeting was called to order by President JanetJones who stated that Pam Rawls has the information for State Convention in June for anyone able to attend.It was reported that Vernelle Crews, Florene Phipps, Pam Rawls and Bert Lackey had representedour chapter as volunteersat the annual Women Can Run/Walk race activities over the weekend.Officers for the new year were installed by Florene Phipps as follows: President, Janet Jones; 1st Vice-President, Pam Rawls; 2nd Vice-President, Sissy Moore; Corresponding Secretary, Peggy Hahn; Recording Secretary, Bert Lackey; Treasurer, Vernelle Crews and Extension Officer, Mary Jane Moix.Pam Rawls officiated at the Laureate Ritual for Bert Lackeyand the Memorial Ritual in honor of the late Sue Goodwin. Members then joined hands for the Closing Ritual and Mizpah.The Sunshine gift was won by Sondra Pugh. Our next meetingwill be secret sister revealing at the home of Sissy Moore.BETAeta laureatealphaApril meetingLaureate Alpha Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi met recently at the Trillium Park community room with eight members present. Mary Williamsand Sue Kelley served as co-hostesses and provided a barbecuedinner complete with dessertand soft drinks.The business meeting was called to order by president Janet Jones who reminded everyone that the annual BSP Founder’s Day dinner will be held at Los 3 Potrillos restaurant on April 26th. She also stated that our project write-ups and scrapbook have been turned in for judging.Information for state conventionin June was shared with the membership and Pam Rawls will look into the procedures for performing a memorial ritual in memory of Sue Goodwin.The program was given by Mary Williams and featured a video presentation of the various types of crustaceans that live on Sanibel Island, Fla. She also brought display jars and a large assortment of shells which she shared with those present.