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
Delta Kappa Gamma
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.
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
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.
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
of the Nu Chapter
Past President: Sandi Ekstam
Updated March 18, 2015