Psi Iota Xi

The monthly meeting of the Zeta Mu chapter of Psi Iota Xi was called to order by President Ginger Hedinger at 6:30 p.m. on June 8 at Ginger’s home with 14 members, one Honorary retired member and one guest present. Members recited the opening verse and guest, Jessica Poole, was introduced. Members answered roll call with their favorite summertime activity as a child and as an adult.

Members were reminded dues should be paid by September. Ginger Hedinger, in the absence of Joetta Jones, announced the winner of the Suzanne Kress Scholarship, Ella Hubster with Chloe Allen awarded the honorable mention scholarship.

Lynn Arthur reported the Language and Literacy Camp has 36 students enrolled with two teachers. The camp is being held at Shiloh Church.

The National Convention will be held June 25 to 27 at Louisville, Kentucky. Ginger Hedinger and Kathy Johannemann will be our delegates.

Summer birthday greetings were given to Rosie Stroud, Marci Backer, Sara Hopf and Toby Jaent. Pauline Vonderheide will advise members of the time and place to meet in August for lunch bunch at the Strassenfest on Aug. 6.

Wanda Haas won the door prize. Deb Stemle reminded members there will be a Celebration of Life service for our first President, Beverly Hoffman, on June 25 at Klub Haus 61 Restaurant. Members will be advised of the time at a later date.

The next meeting will be held Sept. 14 at 6:30 pm at the Jasper Group Event room unless otherwise advised. The meeting was adjourned following the recitation of the Closing Verse. Following the meeting, a carry-in meal was served and members enjoyed a social activity game of “Did You Ever."

Anyone interested in joining the Zeta Mu chapter can contact any member or the President Ginger Hedinger at 812-630-2495 or Lynn Arthur at 765-748-3138. Local fundraisers support our Language and Literacy Camp held each summer in the month of June, a college scholarship, Jasper Community Arts as well as other community projects. The main mission of the Psi Iota Xi sorority is promoting art, music, literature, and speech and hearing.

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