Delta Kappa Gamma learns about health
Chastity Giordano Daigle from Fitness for All led a program on exercise and proper eating for Alpha Lambda Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International Society of key women teachers on Feb. 2 at the Pointe Coupee Parish Library.
Daigle led teachers in a line dance routine and cool down technique, and shared diet, exercise and toning suggestions.
President Fran Major discussed the State Convention to be held March 15-17 in Ruston. Plans were made for the 2013 basket raffle at the convention. Betsy Stafford volunteered to create the Alpha Lambda basket again this year. The chapter’s newest project, Alpha Lambda’s Traveling Bully Box, was discussed.
Hostess chairwoman Blanche Jewell and Myrna Matherne, Stacy Gueho and Barbara Blanchard decorated the room and food table with a tailgate theme.
Retired Teachers group hears author
Author Annabelle Armstrong spoke about her book, “Historic Neighborhoods of Baton Rouge,” to the Baton Rouge Area Retired Teachers Association on Feb. 14 at the East Baton Rouge School Board Instructional Resource Center.
Jean Wascom, community participation chairwoman reported that members have given 1,514 volunteer hours of service to the community since September 2012, including 329 hours in January. At year’s end a $100 donation in the volunteers’ honor goes to the Academic Distinction Fund.
Ann Baker reported on state retirement benefits, and President Arthur Lamm talked about health care benefits from East Baton Rouge Parish. Reception hostesses were Cleona Parisi and Connie Grensell.
P.A. announcer speaks to retirees
Dan Born é spoke to the LSU Faculty and Staff Retirees Club on Feb. 11 at the Lod Cook Alumni Center. He gave humorous anecdotes about his role as president of the Louisiana Chemical Association and as public address announcer for LSU football and men’s basketball games.
Vice President Terril Faul led the business meeting, which included reports from Lorry Trotter, Ed Bosworth, Mary McGehee and Cathy Bosworth.
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