(The following story and photograph were submitted)
A luncheon meeting of Kappa Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Intl. was held at the Kenton Elks on July 10 at 11 am.
Co-Presidents Norma Frederick and Dorothy Blackburn welcomed 14 members following the singing of the doxology as led by Dorothy Blackburn.
Precautions of spacing and masks were taken in light of COVID-19.
Following a delicious lunch of salad, chicken, potatoes, green beans, roll, cake, and beverage prepared by Sue Buroker; an installation of officers was held. Kappa Co-Presidents Blackburn and Frederick were the installing officers. A red rose was given to each new officer for the 2020-2022 biennium. New Kappa officers are Co-Presidents Patti Palmer and Donna Myers; Co-Vice Presidents are Virginia Shellhouse and Kathy Lundy; Secretary is Teresa Harris; Corresponding Secretary is Sandy Berry; and Treasurer is Elaine Hoover. The officers were applauded for taking office.
(List of officers from front
Patti Palmer and Donna Myers
Kathy Lundy, Virginia Shellhouse, Teresa Harris, Sandy Berry, and Elaine Hoover)
A short executive board meeting led by Co-Pres. Patti Palmer followed. Frederick announced that all paperwork for DKG State level had been completed and sent so as to be eligible for Gold Key. Hoover announced that all chapter dues had been paid as well as to the state organization. The birthdays for members were announced from January through October in consideration of missing so much through cancellations due to COVID. Cards were suggested for member Elaine Kern.
Since there are still unknown factors due to COVID-19, a planning meeting followed. If meetings can be arranged, speakers and venues were suggested for 2020-2021. Donna Myers added information from the state organization. Some meetings may be done with ZOOM. The DKG State Convention as well as International Convention were cancelled for this year. The State DKG Convention will convene at Embassy Suites In Dublin on April 9-11, 2021.
Having no other business, the meeting was adjourned. All were wished safety and good health as they returned home.