Chapter, Tau State
The Delta Kappa Gamma Society
International, established May 11, 1929,
Texas, is an international honor
of over 150,000 key women educators in fourteen countries.
The Nu Chapter was organized at Mankato, Minnesota,
on March 22, 1953.
The colors are red and gold, and the flower is the red
Kappa Gamma Society International promotes
professional and personal growth
of women educators and excellence in education.
DKG Program Schedule and Minutes
October 27, 2014
Peter Food Co-op
The 5:30 meeting was called to order by president Barb Muellerleile at
the Food Co-op. Twenty-four members were present.
A motion was made by Beth Christensen, seconded by Char Pugh, to
approve the minutes of the Sept. meeting. Passed. A motion was made by
Beth Christensen to approve the treasurer’s report, seconded by Geri
Old business: Beth spoke about the Feed and Read. The Creekside
Boutique raised $780 for this. We thank them! Also, some checks were
received for this program.
The next meeting is Tuesday, Nov. 18 (5:15) at the Carnegie Art Center.
Beth is asking for desserts or salads; that would eliminate the cost of
$5 for the meal for those donors.
On Dec. 4 at 6:30 there will be a floral display make-and-take at
Drummer’s. If 10 sign up, this will be a “go.” If we do not have
10, it will be cancelled.
Beth Sandell and Barb Muellerleile thanked the group for the cards they
received for deaths of mothers in their families.
Beth is starting to work on the DKG and North Mankato Taylor Library
community read. Nov. 13 will be the annual “Give to the Max” day. Beth
and Lucy Lowry are hoping to raise $500 or more.
To give a donation to this, go to:
• Click on “donate”
• In the “search by name, keyword, city or zip code” type in “North
Mankato Community read” and it will take you right to it.
Barb reported that we will be hosting the state convention in the
spring of 2016. Our chapter is partnering with Owatonna and Faribault.
We are looking at the first week of May. In April of 2015, it will be
held in Bemidji. Barb would like volunteers to go with her to the
planning meetings. She will let people know on email when these will
At 6:05 Beth moved to adjourn, seconded by Lynn Klaber. Passed.
Jim Vanderharr gave us a wonderful talk on Minnesota cheeses. He
suggested 3-5 types of cheeses for a social gathering, and allowing 3-4
ounces of cheese per person. We then sampled cheese and crackers.
Minutes submitted by Virjean Griensewic.
18 (Tuesday) 5:15 p.m.
Carnegie Art Center
Supper and meeting, then Hope Cook will tell us about the art center
and conduct us on a private tour of the current exhibit by Sonja Johnson
Break--December, January and February: No Meetings
DKG SOCIAL EVENT: Interested in
making a floral arrangement for the Holiday Season? If 15 or more are
interested (around $25.00) Beth will set this up. Contact her if you
When: March 31
(Tuesday) 5:30 p.m.
Crossview Covenant Church
Annual potluck supper and meeting where we finalize details of our
fashion show fundraiser, then Grace Keir will give the presentation she
created for the Blue Earth Historical Society on bicycles, how they
helped change the lives of women
(Sunday) Fashion Show and Luncheon Fundraiser
DKG Meeting: To Be Arranged
is our author talk and book signing in partnership with the Taylor
North Mankato Library. The date will not be finalized for some time.
When: May 5
(Tuesday) 5:30 p.m.
Final meeting and supper of the year, followed by tour of the Good
Counsel Chapel, a short organ recital by Sr. Lucille and a tour of Sr.
Mary Osborne’s woodworking shop