Alpha Tau

The Alpha Tau chapter (WV) of Alpha Delta Kappa, International Honorary Organization for Women Educators held its November meeting at the Swaney Memorial Library in New Cumberland, WV. President Diane Bowers called the meeting to order.

The Thought for the Day, a reading from Walking in Grace, was given by Chaplain Kathy Griffith.

Roll call was taken by Velda Icard, secretary, and minutes of the October meeting were approved as distributed. Treasurer Fran Jones gave the financial report. Committee reports were given. Four members attended the Ohio Valley District meeting which was held at the Froehlich’s Classic Corner. Those attending were Amy Hannahs, Velda Icard, Kathy Griffith and Fran Jones.

The group discussed program ideas for the upcoming tri-chapter Christmas brunch. Members participated in a Hancock Country trivia game. The group also packaged Shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child as part of their altruistic and world understanding projects.

The tri-chapter meeting with Alpha Kappa and Fidelis chapters will be held on December 4, 2021 at Froehlich’s Classic Corner.

Photo 1: Members participating in the Shoeboxes for Operation Christmas Child were (l-r): Diane Bowers, Amy Hannahs, Angela Cunningham, Velda Icard, Susan Gracie, Fran Jones, Kathy Griffith and Michelle Bernardi.

Photo 2: Hostesses for the meeting were (l-r) Susan Gracie and Rita Schmitt