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.

2014-2015 DKG Program Schedule and Minutes

Delta Kappa Gamma
Meeting Minutes

Twenty-nine members of DKG, Nu Chapter, met Tuesday, November 18, 2014, at the Carnegie Art Center in Mankato.
The meeting was called to order at 5:15 by president Barb Muellerleile. A motion was made by Beth Christensen, seconded by Sandi Ekstam, to approve the minutes of the October meeting. Approved.
The treasurer’s report was sent out on email. Tonight’s dinner money will go to the “Read and Feed.” Charlotte Pugh moved to approve the report, seconded by Johnna Horton; passed.
President’s report: there is a sheet being passed around, showing the DKG items available for purchase. Contact Barb M. if you are interested in these items, or for further information.

There is a meeting on Dec. 2, 10 a.m., in the City Center Hotel, with the Faribault and Owatonna DKG ladies joining us to solidify plans for the 2016 state convention. The 2015 convention will be held in Bemidji.
Old business: Beth spoke about the Feed and Read program. Books are ready to be picked up. In December the backpack program will be in a new location. Beth will be meeting with Lucy Lowry tomorrow. Donations are still being accepted gladly. Maverick Bookstore donated 250 copies of Charlotte’s Web. If you want to make a floral arrangement at Drummer’s, Dec. 4, 7 p.m., sign up with Beth; include your check for $30, made out to Drummer’s. The community read will be coming up in spring. Beth is not revealing the title at this time. Lorna Landvik will be the featured author, in April. The date will be announced later in an email from Beth.

New Business: We want to thank Cindy Shirk for taking photos at each meeting and posting them on internet for us.
A motion to adjourn at 5:32 was made by Beth Christensen, seconded by Marion Cords; passed.

After the meeting, we learned about the history of the center from Hope Cook and then admired the works of Sonja Johnson, on display in the center. We thank the Carnegie Center for hosting us.

When: March 31 (Tuesday) 5:30 p.m.
Where: Crossview Covenant Church
What: 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

April 12 (Sunday) Fashion Show and Luncheon Fundraiser
  April DKG Meeting: To Be Arranged
This is our author talk and book signing in partnership with the Taylor North Mankato Library.
When: May 5 (Tuesday) 5:30 p.m.
Where: Good Counsel
What: 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


             Officers of the Nu Chapter

Barb Muellerleile

First Vice President: 
Beth Christensen

Second Vice President:
Shirley Ruby

Recording Secretary:
Sue Mucha

Corresponding Secretary: 
Donna Mertesdorf

Sue Moore
Virjean Griensewic

Immediate Past President:
Sandi Ekstam

Website Updated March 18, 2015
Virjean Griensewic