MARY JO METTESHEIM LITERARY COMPETITION 2017
Reception Held at Kennedy Elementary School
March Fundraiser at Culvers
Presentation by YWCA CARE House of Rock County's
Child and Family Advocate, Jamie Dieckhoff
Alpha Iota Participates in Sterling North Festival
November Badger Girls State Alpha Iota Sponsored Representatives
October Meeting with Jen Schrab's Presentation on Her Teaching Trip to Africa
and Special Guest, Marilyn Lambert, Sigma State President
Creative Arts Retreat
Teacher Gift Bags Donated for Kick-Off 2016-2017 School Year
DKG State Convention 2016
Literature Celebration at Kennedy Elementary 2016
Spring Fundraiser and Initiation of New Member
The April meeting was very busy with an initiation of a new member, honoring long-time members, and the Spring Fundraiser
Jamie Swenson, Local Author Speaks to Alpha Iota Members
Shelly Van Tassell Speaks on Autism - January 2016
November, 2015 Meeting:
Karen Suarez, Parker High School Student, Badger Girls State 2015
New Member Initiation - Welcome Laurie Marsh
Officer Ben Biddick of the Janesville Police Department
Officer Biddick gave a presentation on Human Trafficking at our October, 2015 meeting.
Chili Supper and Silent Auction Fundraiser for Alpha Iota
August 2015 Meeting at Jacky's
Alpha Iota SAP Committee 2014-2015
January, 2015 Meeting - Rotary Gardens Presentation- Kris Koch
November, 2014 New Member Initiation - Welcome Kris Kroening!
October Member Initiation and Badger Girls State Presentation
Judy Snyder's Update on Delta Kappa Gamma World Fellowship Program
Members donated to the World Fellowship Fund in order to help young ladies from around the world further their educations.
October 2014 Initiation of New Member, Jen Schrab
Jen will be our guest speaker in March as she gives a presentation on her Africa connection. You may have seen a feature article on her in the Janesville Gazette.
August Luncheon and School Supplies Collection
Delta Kappa Gamma International Convention - Indianapolis, Indiana 2014
Initiation of Two New Members and Presentation by Janesville Senior Center
Presentation by Agrace Hospice
2014 Winners of the Delta Kappa Gamma Literary and Illustrating Competition
Our 2014 Literary Reception was held at Kennedy Elementary School On Wednesday, May 7. Attendees included student authors, their parents and other family members, area authors, administrative staff members, teachers, retired educators, Alpha Iota members.
50th Anniversary Celebration of DKG Alpha Iota Chapter
April 23, 2014
Alpha Iota's 50th Anniversary Celebration was held at ElFresco's in Janesville on April 23. This gathering was well-attended by our members, Sigma State present and past officers, an International representative, members of the Beloit and Whitewater chapters, and many guests. We were fabulously entertained by three Alpha Iota members who are also members of the singing group, Day Lilies. A big thank you goes out to the members of the committee who decorated and made all preparations for the evening.
At our February meeting, Laura Williams and Jayme Roth were our guests. They spoke about Agrace Hospice and the new building under construction on Wright Road. Agrace is opening a Thrift shop near Target and will be looking for volunteers to run it.
January 15, 2014 - Initiation of Two New Members and Guest Speaker from Janesville Senior Center, Pat Tobin
Alpha Iota's first meeting of 2014 was held at Citrus Café. During this meeting, Cheryl Nelson and Mary Jean Miller both joined our chapter. We are delighted to have them become a part of our efforts in education.
Pat Tobin gave a presentation on the Janesville Senior Center. Her presentation was well-received.
2013 Technology Grant Recipients - "Helping Homeless Students Succeed in College" project
Ann Forbeck is a Social Worker and Homeless Liaison at Janesville School District. Fany and Kylah are the first two recipients of Alpha Iota's technology grant. This grant provided computers and accessories to assist the two young women in their college education.
Alpha Iota members applied to Delta Kappa Gamma Educational Foundation for a grant to assist homeless students. The chapter was awarded $900 for this project.
Badger Girls 2013 Representatives were sponsored by Alpha Iota.