Delta Kappa Gamma

Nu Chapter, Tau State

Mankato, Minnesota

The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, established May 11, 1929,
in Austin, Texas, is an international honor society
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 rose.

The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International promotes
professional and personal growth
of women educators and excellence in education.



DKG Minutes
The meeting was called to order at 6:25 PM by Beth Christensen.
Donna Mertesdorf will send cards of sympathy to Sue Moore on the passing of her husband, Denny, and to the family of Jewell Menindol, state past president.
Old Business:
From Beth Christensen:
December dates:
 What: December social event            When: December 5 at 6:30
*Drummers will be helping us create an evergreen outdoor ornament.
*As we did last year, if interested, sign-up at the NM Library.
* The cost is: $35.00
*Beth will be bringing glasses and wine.
*The project takes about 45 minutes to make, and lasts all winter.
The schedule for the 2017 Winter Break Feed and Read
• Volunteer shifts are 2 1/2 hours long. But we are flexible if the times do not work for you.
• You can volunteer more than once.
• Someone interested in joining us? Please have them volunteer with you. Or bring a family member to help.
• The later times will be busier than the morning times. (I think the last 2 shifts on Wednesday will be the busiest.)
Monday, Dec. 18 is the set-up.
Tuesday, Dec. 19
9:00-12:00—Beth will be there at 9:00. Others come at 9:30.
Wednesday, Dec. 20
9:30-12:30- Beth will be there at 9:00. Others come at 9:30.
Grace Keir: Historian Box
Grace still has a box of DKG Historian “Stuff.”  She is looking for someone to scrapbook it.
Johnna will talk to someone at the MSUM Library about digitizing the photos and memorabilia.
 New Business
• Discussion about raising the price of our meeting meal.  We pay $5 now and it does not cover the cost.  We will revisit this discussion when we meet again in March.
Motion to Adjourn              Johnna/Heather
 Meeting adjourned at 7:00 PM
 Respectfully submitted,
Lynn Klaber
Recording Secretary

DKG Programs 2017-2018  (Beth Christensen)

Tour of Prairie Winds Middle School: early November

November 30, 5:00 p.m.
North Mankato Police Annex
Order: Program, supper, then meeting
Good Reads: Great books, children- adults with Michelle Zimmerman, Katie Heintz, Johnna Horton and Kim DeMarce
Backpack Winter Break Box and Winter Break Feed and Read
December 18: set- up
December 19 and 20: Food boxes and books pick-up
DKG social event making holiday floral (most likely a Kissing  Ball)
March Potluck: to be arranged
April 8, 2018 (week after Easter)  Winter Break Fashion Show Fundraiser
Christ the King Lutheran Church
May 10, 5:00 p.m.
North Mankato Police Annex
Order: meeting, supper, then presentation, open to the public
Book signing and presentation with author Lorna Lanvik

Officers for 2017-2019

President:   Connie Biehn
1st Vice President:  Beth Christensen
2nd Vice President:  Ione Barron
Recording Secretary:  Lynn Klaber
Correspondence Secretary:  Donna Mertesdorf
Treasurer:   Bonnie Shult
Parliamentarian:  Virjean Griensewic

             Website Updated  Dec. 10, 2017
Virjean Griensewic