The 59th State Convention of Tri Kappa was recently held at Indianapolis Marriott East. Council President, Julie Reeder of Boonville, presided. Members of Gamma Iota Chapter were hostesses.
Representing the Greencastle chapter were Michael Fisher as a delegate and Natalie Pritchard as an alternate.
Others who attended from Greencastle were Georgeann Caine, Amy Hale, Sue McCune and Kristi Nauman.The delegate from the Greencastle Associate Chapter was Peggy Spencer.
Several business sessions and educational workshops were held during the three-day meeting. There were also informative and historical exhibits demonstrating Tri Kappa's work throughout the state.
One of the major projects of the Philanthropy Committee of Tri Kappa was an endowment to the Riley Memorial Fund for the benefit of Camp Riley. Cheer Guild and Ronald McDonald House were also recipients of financial gifts, and Heather Dawes was one of the Philanthropy luncheon speakers. More than $33,000 was given to Riley Hospital.
The Council officers for the 2011-2013 term were installed, and Kathryn Dory, of the Greencastle Beta Psi, was appointed vice president.
Tri Kappa is an Indiana philanthropic organization, which donates more than $1.5 million every year, and has nearly 9,000 members Active and Associate chapters all across he state.
The object of Tri Kappa is to support programs in the areas of charity, culture and education within the state of Indiana.