The Dakota's Delta Zeta Alumnae

Happy New Year!

Welcome to 2014 sisters! As we ring in the new year we hope to find new ways of connecting you to sisters throughout North and South Dakota. While many of you are experiencing sub zero temperatures this January, we hope this newsletter fills you with warmth and excitement for things to come this year.

As a reminder, we are still looking for volunteers to be part of the state Alumnae Coordinating Committee.
  • State Alumnae Chairman
  • Membership Chairman
  • Reconnection Chairman

Work will be done through email and conference calls so the only requirement is that you live in the local South Dakota and North Dakota areas.

For details on these positions please click here.

North Dakota Area Alumni Chapter

The North Dakota Delta Zeta Alumni chapter started off the Fall of 2013 with a luncheon and donation of gently used dress clothes to the Women’s Y Shelter in Fargo ND. The alumni chapter was also invited to attend, as available, the potluck following initiation at the collegiate chapter house at MSUM in the fall. The ND alumni chapter has plans in 2014 for a January social, New Year/New You health & beauty education session, Valentine’s social, Killarney attendance, and donations to the collegiate chapter of healthy snack foods during finals week. We are excited to grow our new group in Fargo ND, so anyone interested in joining the ND alumni chapter can contact Margrit Johannesson or Theresa Orecchia

North Dakota Area Aumni Chapter

If you are in the Fargo area and interested in getting involved please contact Margrit Johannesson or Theresa Orecchia

Sioux Falls Area Founder's Day Celebration (above)

The local Sioux Falls chapter celebrated Founder's Day at Sinful Things in Sioux Falls. They indulged in delicious sweets while singing songs of their Delta Zeta sisterhood.

Sioux Falls Area Philanthropy Event at Pizza Ranch

Saturday, Jan. 18th, 10am

110 East Main Street

Luverne, MN

This year we decided on a philanthropy event making fleece blankets to send to the Painted Turtle Camp, a Delta Zeta supported-charity, in California. Please bring two pieces of fleece; they don't have to be the same color. And if you want to bring four pieces or more, then great! The size of the two fleece pieces should be 1 1/2 yards each. Please also bring a good pair of scissors. The EASY (whew!) instructions will be provided. We will make blankets, visit and eat (Pizza Ranch has a buffet--this will be on your own--probably $10! We should be winding down by 3 p.m.

Please RSVP to by January 16th if you are interested in attending.

2014 Harris Connect Alumnae Directory

On behalf of National Council, we are pleased to announce a partnership with Harris Connect for the completion of 2014 Alumnae Directory. Harris Connect will be contacting all Delta Zeta alumnae to update their member records. Alumnae will also be offered the opportunity to purchase a directory if they so desire. This process will take approximately seven to nine months for completion, however, we will be receiving member updates along the way.

We look forward to updating our records and reconnecting with our lost alumnae. If you have questions, please see the attached information. If you have questions for National Council, please contact us at

Delta Zeta's NEW Online Recruitment and Legacy Introduction Form

Record number of potential-new members (PNMs) are participating in the formal recruitment process from coast-to-coast. Now more than ever, Delta Zeta recognizes how important it is that our alumnae are able to submit Recruitment Introduction Forms for legacies and potential new members online, directly to our chapters, therefore making it easier to recommend a PNM.

Delta Zeta is excited to announce that you can now submit your Recruitment Introduction Forms online. You can access the form at

You will find the new online version mirrors the traditional paper version that we have always used.

Benefits of submitting the form online include:

  • You can submit the form from anywhere or anytime.
  • By submitting the form online, you no longer will have to mail a paper copy to the Delta Zeta chapter or National Headquarters.
  • The online format is fast and efficient and allows the chapter to receive your recommendation instantly!
  • You can support Delta Zeta Pink Goes Green by saving on printing.
  • You no longer have to pay postage fees to mail in the form.

We will be offering webinars for collegiate chapters on how to access and incorporate the information into their recruitment activities and more information will be sent to collegiate chapter officers and advisors in the coming weeks.

Please direct any questions on using the new online Recruitment Information Form to