Willie Harriett, corresponding secretary of the Sampson County Delta Mu Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, attended the annual Fall Eta State (N.C.) Executive board meeting, in the absence of Luanne Rose, president. The event was held at Elon University on Sept. 12. Shelia Groves, Eta State president, and other state officials conducted the meeting.
One of the highlights of the meeting was the collection of pledges that members had made during the past year for North Carolina Delta Kappa Gamma Educational Foundation. The foundation has recently been duly approved by the IRS as a 501 (c) (3) nonprofit organization. The pledges were in response to The 100 Challenge – Launching a Dream issued by the Foundation. Each of the 11 regions in North Carolina was challenged to obtain 100 pledges of $10. Chapter presidents collected the tax deductible donations and brought them to the meeting. The foundation will provide grants for professional development, classroom and chapter projects, research, personal growth, and civic engagement.
Eta State is part of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International, a global organization that promotes personal and professional growth of women educators and excellence in education.