Laureate Alpha Omega chapter of Beta Sigma Phi held their first meeting of the new sorority year at the home of Dina Becton with ten members present. Mary Williams served as co-hostess.

The business meeting was conducted by President Janet Jones. Items of business before the membership included drawing for new secret sisters. The work schedule for ticket sales at the fair, our annual ways and means project, was finalized.

The program was presented by Mary Williams who showed a PBS video “Sanctuary Islands, the Sanibel Legacy,” a documentary on conservation efforts in the area. She also passed out colorful tote bags containing a book on Sanibel Island, various materials from Sanibel merchants and a fighting conch shell to each of those present.

Refreshments of sandwich wraps, fruit and vegetable trays and cookies were served by the hostesses. The Sunshine gift, a Florida beach towel, was won by Peggy Hahn.

Chapter E. P.E.O.

Chapter E. P.E.O. will meet in the home of Marilyn Williams, located at 1320 Josita Cir., at 1:30 p.m., Tuesday, Sept. 28. Co-hostesses will be Suzanne Brazil, Donna Stephens and Patricia Thessing.


The Alpha Iota Chapter of Kappa Kappa Iota met Monday evening, September 13. The salad dinner was held at Trilliam Park with 13 members and two guests present. The guests were Amy Malki, a speech-language pathologist at Morrilton Intermediate School, and Brittany Russell, a geometry teacher at Cabot High School.
The group collected $1 from each member for the Arkansas Kappa Kappa Ioa Scholarship Fund. The planned their meetings for this year and decided to bring $1 each from each member for the Arkansas Kappa Kappa Iota Scholarship Fund. They decided to bring cash or baby items for Cradle Care for their October Make a Difference project as theu have done for several years.
President  Deanna Rice was recognized by the chapter for singing the National Anthem at the Arkansas Traveler’s baseball game in Little Rock in August.
After the members and guests enjoyed the delicious salad dinner, Ms. Rice presented the program on Basic Self Defense and Awareness. She has a  Red Belt in Taekwondo and shared with the group what is invalued as she works for her Black Belt. She gave the ladies several suggestions for self defense should someone try to harm them and cautioned them to be aware of what/who might be around them.
Hostesses for the meeting were Ms. Rice, Clara Rose Simon, and Bronnie Rose. The serving tables were covered with lace cloths and cenered with a fall flower arrangement surrounding a large pumpkin. Yellow placemats and matching napkins were at each place.
Members enjoyed an assortment of salads, crackers and sodas. The door prize of a flower arrangement provided by the hostesses was won by Hazel Seay. Clara Rose Simon received the raffle item which was a scented candle.
The next meeting of the Chapter will be October 4 at the home of Tricia Moix. Assisting Mrs. Moix as hostesses will be Terri Seiter and Dannette Fiddler. Suzanne Isom will resent the program, “Skin Care for Women.”
 Members should bring $1 for the scholarship fund, $1 for the raffle items and cash and/or baby items for Cradle Care.