Gamma Chi holds December meeting

Dec. 18, 2013 @ 09:26 AM

The Warren County Gamma Chi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International recently met at the Norlina United Methodist Church.

A meal was prepared by the church's Circle No 4.

Dana Watkins and Anna Cervantes of Citizens Against Domestic Violence in Warrenton presented a program on domestic violence.

After the program, Nancy Tunstall, chapter president, made a donation to the organization on behalf of Gamma Chi.

Shirley White received a red rose for her 30 years of service as chapter treasurer.

Edwina Rooker received a Gamma Chi Professional Development Grant to take a creative writing course.

Contributions were collected for scholarships, including $1,000 from the family of longtime member Nancy Blakenship that will fund two new scholarships next year.

Children’s books were collected to be placed in various doctors’ offices and the Warren County Health Department.

Recommendations were approved for providing childcare during meetings, providing school items to beginning teachers and sending notes of encouragement to all chapter members employed as professional educators.