18 Jan

APT Meeting Report

In attendance:

  • Carol Spring AΞΔ (APT President)
  • Karen Ellis, AXO (Luncheon Chair)
  • Malena Allison, AXΩ (VP- Social)
  • Barbara Forbes-Lyons, ZTA (Communications)
  • Susan Ingram, KΔ
  • Danielle Zemola, ΔΓ

Annual Luncheon

General Event Details

The luncheon will take place on the 6th floor of the University Center Club and APT will be the only group on the floor that day.

There is plenty of free parking and close-in handicapped parking spots for those that need them. There is also a drop-off area in front of the building for those that need to drop off passengers before parking.

A delicious buffet lunch is planned and a cash bar is available. The committee discussed menu options and Karen will be finalizing plans with the University Center Club. There should be plenty of options for those that are vegetarian or have other dietary needs.

Barbara will be working on centerpiece ideas to bring back the Valentine’s Day theme for the luncheon.

Our speaker, Dana Brooks, is looking forward to addressing the attendees on the topic of equality and social justice.

Scholarships and Awards

Scholarship applications for the collegians are due March 3 and will be awarded in a separate ceremony. This is due to the delays caused by Carol’s accident and subsequent surgery and recovery.

The Alumnae Philanthropic Grant will be awarded at the Luncheon and Alumnae Chapters are encouraged to apply.

Click here to download the application: Alumnae Philanthropic Grant Application 2017

Auction

The committee is looking for alumnae and alumnae groups to donate items for the silent and live auctions.

One of the attendees has donated a stay at her condo at the coast. Carol will be getting more details from the owner, including pictures.

Alumnae chapters are asked to create themed gift baskets for the auction. Individual attendees are encouraged to donate items as well. Plants, baked goods, gift cards, handmade, and antique items like china, glass, etc. are always popular.

If you have items to donate, please contact Karen Ellis.

Social

There will be a Luncheon Pep Rally on February 1, the purpose of which is to sell luncheon tickets, collect non-perishable items for the auction, and sign up volunteers to assist the day of the event.

Upcoming social events are in the works including sorority house tours followed by a social hour; bunco at Westminster Oaks.

Good and Welfare

Danielle Zemola will be reviewing existing copies of the APT bylaws and will help create an updated version for the chapter. Barbara Forbes-Lyons is assisting.

Sorority Representative memberships are lagging. Barbara will send out a renewal email. An increase in dues was also discussed for both Representative and Individual memberships. These dues help offset the costs of events and supplies for the group. This will be voted on in conjunction with the acceptance of the new set of bylaws.

A slate of officers is needed – the actual number of officers and positions is being reviewed as part of the bylaws revision.

Anyone interested in serving as an officer or committee member is encouraged to contact Carol Spring.

20 Jun

Join us Tuesday, June 21 for Bunco!

bunco_smallJust a reminder that Alumnae Panhellenic of Tallahassee is hosting their June  get-together at Westminster Oaks on Tuesday, June 21, from 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm in the Pub Lounge and Oak Room.

All sorority members, young and old, are encouraged to attend to join in the fun and friendship and BUNCO!

Please bring beverages and/or a snack to share if you are able.

No Bunco knowledge or skills needed 🙂

25 Apr

RSVP for the Scholarship Awards Reception on April 28

FSU LogoAlumni Panhellenic is hosting a Scholarship Reception on April 28th from 5:30pm – 7:00pm at the University Center Club in Doak Campbell Stadium.  The event will be held in the Faculty Room on the 6th floor.  Included will be appetizers and 1 drink.

The  event is $15.00* and the proceeds will go to our annual scholarship fund.   There will also be a silent auction.

Please register online so we can plan accordingly or call Karen Ellis at 850-559-8002 to RSVP.

*If you previously registered and paid for the February luncheon, please use discount code april28 when you RSVP for the Scholarship Awards Reception.