The Ivy Connection November 2014

Chi Rho Omega Chapter of Alpha Kappa Alpha Sorority, Inc.

Volume 10, Issue 9

Basileus' Message

Sorors,

The end of 2015 is nearing, but we should all take time this month to be thankful for
our family, friends and sisterhood. This Thanksgiving poem, adapted from Ralph
Waldo Emerson, is for you:

Thanksgiving
For each new morning with its’ light,
For rest and shelter of the night,
For health and food,
For love, friends and sisterhood,
For everything
Thy goodness sends.
Sorors, have a blessed Thanksgiving holiday with your family and know that
sincerely giving thanks not only helps us recognize our blessings, but it also unlocks
the doors of heaven.

In Service,
Nadine

November Program Updates

November 17th – Annual Thanksgiving Donation - we will donate items to the Community Helpers Center in Knightdale, NC. The committee will purchase and donate items to the center on behalf of Chi Rho Omega Chapter. This effort will be led by Soror BriAnna Walker and the Global Proverty Initiative.


November 22nd – Backpack Buddy Program – we will donate food items to area schools in our service area for the students to be able to take home bags during the Thanksgiving holidays. This effort will be led by Sorors Nicole Francis Mason and Danielle Moody and the Social Justice and Human Rights.


Thank you in advance sorors for your commitment to our sorority and our yearly programs.

2015-2017 Chapter Officers

Congratulations to our newly elected Sorors:

Basileus: Erica Barnhill

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Anti-Basileus: Vicky Young

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Grammateus: Classie Kinsey

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Anti-Grammateus: Darice Daniels

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Tamiouchos: Janie Bright

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Pecunious Grammateus: BriAnna Walker

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Epistoleus: Penny Hudson

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Ivy Leaf Reporter: Wendy Dukes

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Nominating Committee

Pink Ice 2014

CRO Community Foundation and Chi Rho Omega Chapter hosted the 3rd Annual Pink Ice Scholarship Gala on Saturday, November 22, 2014 at Prestonwood Country Club in Cary, North Carolina. The gala raises funds that are used to distribute as scholarships and community based programs. The foundation annually contributes thousands of dollars in scholarships to deserving students each year.
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December Business Meeting (Location Change)

Sunday, Dec. 14th, 3pm

7125 Forestville Rd

Knightdale, NC

Soror of the Month

Congratulations to Soror Leigha Morris for being recognized as Soror of the Month!

November Birthdays

Mary Terrell Robinson- 11/04

LaChauna Sumpter Belvin- 11/07

Natasha Pitts Adwaters- 11/10

Catherine Brooks- 11/12

Nicole Francis-Mason- 11/13

Brenda Woods Mutisya- 11/17

Lois Sutton- 11/19

Sharri Oxendine- 11/28

Shannon Ransom

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Pink Tea Roses To.....

The Connections Committee
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The Social Justice Committee
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November Visiting Sorors

We sisterly welcomed Sorors Candace Williams, Hope Satterfield and Peggy Goodsen to our November business meeting.
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Dates to Remember

12/14: Chapter Sorority Mtg 3:00pm, 2015 Chapter membership fees due

12/14: Pearl Jam Christmas Social (sign up to bring an item here)

01/24/15: Wine & Design Sisterly Outing (click here to register)