Epsilon Sigma Alpha Has 2 New Members

Monday, February 04, 2013

During the Epsilon Sigma Alpha January business meeting Teresa Handley and Susan Jordan were welcomed into the chapter. As new members they will be installed on Feb. 16 along with 2013-2014 officers.

Alpha Beta accepts new members year round.  Call 266-5215 for more information about visiting and/or joining the Alpha Beta Chapter of ESA.  The next chapter meeting is Feb. 11. Look for ESA – Alpha Beta Chapter #163 on Facebook.

ESA chapters nationwide support St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital and recently celebrated a 40-year partnership with them during a special ceremony in Memphis on November 2, 2012. The hospital dedicated a wing to ESA as its largest third party donor. To date, ESA has raised more than $160 million to support the hospital.  

The next fund-raiser for St. Jude will be the annual Tony O’Rear Bowl for Life Tournament on Sunday, Feb. 10, at Brainerd Holiday Bowl. Bowlers are needed for the event. Teams of four can register for $150. US 101, Buffalo Wild Wings, Holiday Bowl, and Custom Werks Graphics sponsor the event. Call 870-4476 to register or 899-2695 for more information.

Epsilon Sigma Alpha is an international leadership and service organization where members develop friendships, find their passion for community service, and continue on the path of lifelong learning.




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