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It is now time for our chapter to begin the elections and slating process. A slate will be presented to the board at the February board meeting by our Nominating Committee: Lauren Pointer (chair), Trish Wenger, and Karie Keown-Kirchner.  A full chapter vote will follow, and officers will be installed at our Founders Day celebration held March 25. 

The following positions are currently being slated:
president-elect
vp: membership
vp: finance
vp: Foundation


Please contact president@atldg.org if you are interested and include a brief resume or list of Delta Gamma roles you have held or activities in which you have participated along with a short statement of interest. Please note that women elected to the above positions must have graduated at least 2 years ago. I am also happy to answer any questions about the positions.

In addition, we are seeking to appoint some directors/chairs. Currently, ways and means and book club chair are open for appointment immediately. Directors and chairs can be women who recently graduated- we'd love to have you get involved!

Finally, the board is seeking volunteers to serve on the Tables that Bloom committee. This committee will be tasked with planning our inaugural, signature gala to be held August 20th 6-9pm. We are seeking women who are experienced in event planning, securing sponsorships, and securing auction items, or those who have some time available to help with a few tasks. No contribution to this event is too small! Please contact president@atldg.org if you are interested or would like more information.

ITB,
Jordan Crawford
Atlanta alumnae president
president@atldg.org

We hope you will join us on Saturday, December 10 from 1- 3 pm for our annual holiday party!

The event will be held at Drena Hollingsworth’s home located at 3341 Littleport Lane NW in Acworth.

Please bring your favorite holiday dessert to participate in our dessert swap. Savory food and drinks will be provided.

You can RSVP to this event in the link below or email programming@atldg.org.

We are also excited to #dogood with the Mary Hall Freedom House (MHFH) this holiday season by providing gift donations to women and children in need. MHFH is the Atlanta Alumnae Panhellenic Association's philanthropy. If you are interested in helping us out by purchasing one of the gifts on their wish lists and are attending the Holiday Party, please answer the question within the RSVP form. If you cannot attend the party but would still like to donate, please send an email to programming@atldg.org. Is anyone an author or know an author? Or perhaps an avid knitter? We are looking to get 9 gifts (hats, scarves, or inspirational books) donated for the women of the Mary Hall Freedom House.

RSVP to our Holiday Party Here
We are excited to include formal and informal rituals for our chapter in the spirit of these year's Live our Ritual theme.
  • We will have an informal ritual at our Holiday Party on the story of our Christmas break founding.
  • Have an engagement or pregnancy announcement you would like to share with your Atlanta Delta Gamma sisters?  Email our director of rituals, Emily Dowdell, at rituals@atldg.org your information and she will plan a virtual Candle Pass for you on our Facebook Group or an in-person one at an upcoming private DG event you plan to be at.
  • Even our social media posts are informal rituals and we hope you have been enjoying our #MemberMentionMonday, #TBT, #FactFriday and #SponsorStorySaturday posts.
  • Be sure to save the date for our most formal ritual as alumnae - Founders Day Brunch Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 10:30 am at the Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort at Stone Mountain with Delta Iota (UGA) and the Athens alumnae association!  Featuring speaker Council Trustee: Collegians, Aleesa Ross!
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We are currently raising funds to pay for the Red & White Ball. The Ball benefits middle and high school youth in the Center for the Visually Impaired's STARS program. This fairytale prom is complete with decorations, gifts, snacks, a live DJ and crowning of King & Queen of the Ball and is entirely run and funding by our Atlanta Delta Gamma alumnae chapter.

Our chapter also donates funds to CVI, Delta Gamma collegiate scholarships, Delta Iota's and Eta Chi's anchor games, the Delta Gamma Foundation and Panhellenic Sisters for Scholars.  

We can't "do good" without the help from each of you!  Click on the link below to donate to any or all of these causes.
Click Here to Donate to our ATL DG Causes
Thank you to all who participated as a vendor or shopper in our inaugural Holiday Pop Up Market where we #ShoppedLocal #ShoppedDeltaGamma and #ShoppedForACause in November!

Over $300 was raised for the Delta Gamma Foundation from this event and our vendors made some sales and introduced their products and services to our chapter members and their families and friends.

Be sure to check out http://atldg.org/shop to see all the Atlanta Delta Gamma Businesses that participated and continue to support them during the holiday season and beyond!
Do you have Box Tops that you are wondering what to do with?

Our chapter donates Box Tops to Georgia Academy for the Blind located in Macon. Bring your Box Tops to any event, please include your name and number of box tops with them. If you would like to mail them in, please email Kristina at Foundation@atldg.org for details.
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Thank you for doing good!
It's time for our annual Red & White Ball for the Center for the Visually Impaired's STARS program! This is a Prom for the middle & high school age kids at CVI, complete with a crowning of King & Queen of the Ball. Delta Gamma provides the funding and support of this great philanthropic event. With your generosity, we are able to pay for the event space, food, DJ, decorations and auction items. We are calling on you once again to help make this a memorable event for the kids. Please remember that many of these students may not be invited to, or can afford, to attend their schools' proms or dances, so we want to make this night special!

The Ball will be held on Saturday, February 18, 2017 from 6:00-9:00 p.m. at All Saints' Episcopal Church in Midtown Atlanta. 

You can help us in the following ways:

1. VOLUNTEER: We need volunteers on the day of the event to decorate, clean up, check-in, serve food, take pictures and dance with the kids. Feel free to invite your spouse, children (ages 12+) and friends to help out with this fun event! The volunteer time slots are: 9:30 am-12:00 pm (Decorate); 5:30-7:30 pm (Set up); 7:00-9:30 pm (Clean up) 

To those who want to volunteer, please select a time slot and number of volunteers here.

2. MONETARY DONATIONS: If you would like to send monetary donations, you can do so via credit card online via the link here. If you would prefer to write a check, you can make checks payable to "Delta Gamma," and contact Kristina Forbes at Foundation@atldg.org for mailing information. This event- including the DJ, food, and decorations- is paid for exclusively by your donations, so please think of us while you plan for your New Year giving!

Please remember that this is an event solely funded & run by the Delta Gamma Atlanta Alumnae chapter. So it's up to us to make this a special night for the CVI kids. If you can help out in any way, we would be appreciative. 

Thank you for your support!

ITB,
Kristina Forbes
Foundation@atldg.org
  • Holiday Party - Saturday, December 10, 2016
  • Crafternoon - Saturday, January 21, 2017
  • CVI's Red & White Ball - Saturday, February 18, 2017
  • Founders Day Brunch - Saturday, March 25, 2017 at 10:30 am
    • Join us as at the Evergreen Marriott Conference Resort at Stone Mountain with Delta Iota (UGA) and the Athens alumnae association!  Featuring speaker Council Trustee: Collegians, Aleesa Ross
  • Friends & Family G-Braves game - April 23, 2017
  • Foundation Fighting Blindness VisionWalk - Saturday, May 20, 2017
  • Party in the Park - Saturday, June 3, 2017
The Atlanta Alumnae Chapter has five strong Special Interest Groups (SIG), some new and growing and others that have been bringing DG's together in Atlanta for many years. 
  • Lunch Bunch - second Wednesday of the month
  • Scarlett O’Hannah Book Club - third Tuesday of the month
  • Supper Club - fourth Tuesday of the month
  • Growing! DGzip Group Lunch (meet your neighbors) - fourth Wednesday of the month
  • Growing! Mommies Group - bi-annual family activities and moms' night out
  • December Lunch Bunch - important -- please carpool and mandatory RSVP to secure parking! Wednesday, December 14 at 11:30 at the home of Nancy Staub. Click here to RSVP. Thanks to all, especially hostess Carol Harman and co-hostess Ruth Ruehl, who made our Thanksgiving Lunch Bunch pot luck a delicious, fun success!
  • That time is upon us to choose our books for 2017! We hope you can join us for our Holiday Soiree and Book Selection Party on Tuesday, December 20 at 7 pm at Paula's home.  Click here to RSVP. Please note - we are looking for a new book-loving leader to replace Alicia Mintz with the coordination of the Scarlett O'Hannahs. After 6 years of amazing times with the group, she is stepping away from this role to plan for a possible out of state move. If you are interested, please let Jordan know at president@atldg.org!
  • Our DGzip Groups are excited to get back together after having November and December off with a lunch at several different Flying Biscuit locations around town on Wednesday, January 25 at 11:30 am. Save the date and we hope you can attend the location closest to you!
  • Our Mommies Group enjoyed sharing Halloween pictures of our little ones on our ATL DG Mommies Facebook Group! If you haven't joined the Facebook Group, do so here. We are planning a Friends & Family G-Braves game for Sunday, April 23rd and a few of our members and their children enjoyed Thanksgiving crafting in Newtown Park in November.
  • We held a yoga event and a young alumnae happy hour in November and are always looking for new SIG events to add to our diverse calendar. If you have specific interests you would like to see in our programming please contact Alex at programming@atldg.org.
Our Atlanta alumnae chapter supports and works closely with the Delta Iota Chapter at the University of Georgia and assists remotely with one of our newest DG chapters, Eta Chi - Georgia College!
  • We have many exciting collumnae events in December. Below are the details:
    • The Delta Iota chapter would like to invite alumnae to help them decorate for the holidays on Saturday, December 3rd at the house. They plan to start around 6:00 pm. RSVP to contact@atldg.org and if anyone wants to carpool to this event, please note that in your email and we will try to make arrangements.
    • On behalf of the Eta Chi chapter, we would like to cordially invite you to our first collumnae event, Cocoa & Collumnae! The event will be held on December 4th from 3-5 PM at 220 S Liberty St, Milledgeville, GA 31061, feel free to arrive any time in-between. We are planning to have cocoa, games, and trivia that you will be able to participate in with our collegiate members. They are excited to meet and get to know you better! Please RSVP to Elizabeth D’Anotnio, Eta Chi’s director of alumnae relations at 518-423-6116 or elizabeth.dantonio@bobcats.gcsu.edu If anyone wants to carpool to this event, please email contact@atldg.org and we will try to make arrangements.
    • The 22nd annual Classic City Tour of Homes, benefiting UGA Miracle, will take place on Sunday, December 4th from 1p.m.-5:00 p.m. People from all over the state gather together in Athens for this special event, as they tour the beautiful sorority homes at the University of Georgia. This is the only time of year that these million dollar mansions open up their holiday-decorated houses for everyone to see! Various vendors will be at each house so you can do some holiday shopping while touring. There will also be a silent auction featured at one of the homes. Tickets are $10 for students and $15 for everyone else. All proceeds go to Children's Healthcare of Atlanta! Click here to purchase tickets.
  • We have exceed last years number of completed sponsorship forms by our chapter members! We are currently at 180+. Spring recruitment is fast approaching! Don't forget to record any you complete here and thank you to all who took the time to sponsor a potential new member so far this year!
  • Congratulations to Delta Iota and Eta Chi on their fall initiations that took place in October! Our alumna initiate, Caroline Mixon, was initiated with the Delta Iota new members. Congratulations Caroline!
  • We held our first DG Professional Development Panel with our alumnae and the seniors at UGA in November (pictured below). Such an awesome and special moment to be around so many gifted, intelligent, driven and accomplished women. Endless well wishes for the soon-to-be graduates! Thank you to our collumnae chair, Elise Yancey, for planning this great event!
  • We will be donating to both Delta Iota's and Eta Chi's anchor games as well as a Delta Gamma collegiate scholarship.  Click here to make a donation on behalf of our chapter.
  • Be sure to follow us on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram if you haven't already done so. If you are a mom, be sure to join our Mommies Facebook Group too!
  • Email our rituals chair, Emily Dowdell, at rituals@atldg.org if you have an engagement or pregnancy announcement and she will set up a candle pass for you.
  • Do you have any good news to have shared in a #MemberMentionMonday post or know a sister who could use a card sent from our chapter?  Let us know at contact@atldg.org.
  • Support local DG Businesses! View our ATL DG Business Directory here. Do you own a business that you’d like to share with the chapter? Click here to provide us your business information and we will add you to our directory.
  • We released our 2016-2017 membership directory electronically to our dues paid members on November 15. We added a few new features this year by including a president's letter, officers list and business directory. If you would like to receive a hard copy of the directory (for dues paid members only) please let us know at contact@atldg.org.
Our fiscal year (07/01/2016-06/30/2017) is approaching the halfway mark and we already have 203 dues paying members! 

We would like to give special recognition to our Bronze level members who pay our highest dues level and our Loyalty members who were initiated in 1966 or earlier making them Delta Gamma's for 50+ years and are no longer required to pay dues, but do so anyways to support our chapter!

Your local dues go towards planning events for CVI and Foundation giving, our many special interest groups and annual events, a portion goes to the Atlanta Alumnae Panhellenic Association, Founders Day, operating expenses, mailings and developing technology to serve you better!
Click Here to Pay your Dues Online
Aimee Guanlao
Alanna Montoya
Alexandra Tenney

Alicia Mintz
Alison Stokes
Allegra Davis
Allison Albee
Alta Birdsong
Amanda Culpepper
Amy Casey
Amy Slack
Angela Ford
Angela Patterson
Angelina Sorrells
Ann Meyer

Anna Kells
Anne Longtin
Barbara McDonald
Beckham Sawyer

Betty Hunt
Beverly Ostrowski
Blitch Ann Bird
Carla Brewer
Carlene Weis
Carol Harman
Carrie Hoff

Carrie Rainey
Catherine Johnston
Charlotte Tueckmantel
Christina Mimms
Christine Bronikowski
Christine McDonald
Christy Thomas
Cindy Sullivan
Claire Frost
Colleen Gerrior
Collier Collier
Constance Rifkind
Courtney Cox
Courtney Davis
Crystal Hsu
Cynthia Lou
Danielle Carse
Danielle Houret-Lam
Deanna Woodham
Deborah Hutcherson
Deborah MacDonald
Deidre Pledger
Drena Brouillard
Eileen Bundy
Elise Yancey
Elizabeth Athanassiades
Elizabeth Battenhouse
Elizabeth Dangler
Elizabeth Lake
Elizabeth Sparks
Ellette Kozak
Emily Boyle
Emily Dowdell
Emily Polk
Emily Sullivan
Erin Berger
Erin Randolph
Erin Torzewski
Fay Fulton
Gail Dalton
Gail Wegscheider
Gaylene Ward
Georgi Cope
Gina Ann Riggs

Gloria Ciecka
Heather Buzzetti
Heather Howdeshell
Heather Jarboe
Heather Jones

Holly Prokash
Ingrid McGaughey
Jacqueline Dassanayake
Jan McCarter
Jeanie Thomas
Jennifer Harbough
Jennifer Heal

Jennifer McReynolds
Jennifer Simonson
Jeri Ford
Jessica Freeman
Jill Allen
Joanna Shook

Joely Berkland
Jordan Crawford
Judy Vires

Julia Richardson
Julie Colich
Julie Johnson
Kali Currey
Karen Dowdle
Karie Keown-Kirchner
Kate Vasconcellos

Katelyn Dramis
Katherine Coyer
Katherine Robeson
Katherine Witrick
Kathryn Miller
Katie O'Connor
Kay Royal
Kelcy Smith
Kelly Benton
Kelly Patak
Kelly Schulte
Kelsey Brooks
Kim Daniell-White
Kimmy Umphenour
Kirstin Lenderman
Kristen Ott
Kristen Speckhals
Laura Deily
Laura McCarthy
Laura Moyles
Laura Wilson
Laurel Dinerstein
Lauren Karr
Lauren Pointer

Leah Wirtz
Lexi Sowers
Lindsey Allen
Lisa Domzal
Liz Bouis
Lori Lollis
Lorraine Conti
Lucy Cloud
Lynn Sickeler
Marcia Stevenson
Margaret Lowe
Marianne Lee
Marie Stephens
Marilyn Evans-Omstead
Marjorie Hall
Marsha Grout
Martha Saunders
Mary Alice Phinney

Mary Buffington
Mary Horn
Mary Johnson
Mary Milligan
Mary Smith

MaryLynn Flanigan
Maurine Kozol
Meghan Noblett
Melanie Patak
Melissa Mangum
Melody Tosi
Meredith Little
Merrie Wallace
Michelle Moran
Michelle Zimmerman
Miriam Hanson
Molly Strozier
Morgan Bembry
Morgan Cohen
Morgan McEachin
Nancy Battaglia
Nancy Coker
Nancy Staub
Natalie Martin
Nicole D'Antonio
Nicole Ferros
Nicole Schweizer
Pamela Walker
Patricia Fischetti
Patricia Shepler
Peggy Schiller
Phyllis Richter
Rachel Winkler

Raven Cross
Rebecca Cahill
Roseanne Cornejo
Ruth Bates
Ruth Ruehl
Sally Warnken
Sana Thomas
Sandra Heidt
Sandra Morris
Sandy Harris
Sarah Anderson
Sarah Matthews

Sarah Mitchell
Scarlett Ferguson
Sharlene Hamby
Sharon Lowry
Sheila Sell
Shirley Davis
Siobhan Cummins
Stacey Denard
Stephanie Schweitzer
Susan Dwyer
Susan Richards
Suzanne Austin
Teri Browning
Terry Ramey
Therese Franzen
Trina Chamberlin
Trish Wenger
Trudy Eissler
SAT, Dec 10 @ 1:00 PM
Home of Drena Hollingsworth
3341 Littleport Lane NW
Acworth, GA
RSVP to Holiday Party
WED, Dec 14 @ 11:30 AM
Home of Nancy Staub
5866 Riverstone Circle
Atlanta, GA 30339
RSVP to Lunch Bunch
TUES, Dec 20 @ 7:00 PM
Paula's Home
1101 Wynterhall Lane
Dunwoody, GA 30338
RSVP to Book Club
SAT, Feb 18 @ 9:30 am, 5:30 pm or 7 pm
All Saints' Episcopal Church 
634 West Peachtree Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30308
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