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The Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma celebrated their December meeting with a “No-Bake Bake Sale” to fund the $500 scholarships they award annually. Not quite ready to ignore their baking skills, members brought cookies for a cookie...
Deb Feick of Granger introduced 122 of her friends to the members of Dallas County Area Retired School Personnel Association (DCARSPA) at a recent meeting. Her 10-dozen friends just happen to be homeless. Feick is the founder of Team Tough, a...
With Veterans Day on Friday, Pat Mundy’s presentation on Quilts of Valor at a recent Nu Alpha Gamma meeting was truly timely. The Perry Piecemakers will be awarding two quilts at the Veterans Day assembly at the Perry Performing Arts...
Saturday, Oct. 1 brought three new faces to the membership of the Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma. Initiated into the professional educators sorority were Myrna Griffith, director of the Woodward Public Library, and Mari Butler-Abry, Perry Community...
Did you know that a train on the tracks was once a valid excuse for being late to school or work? Or that Perry school children used to be able to see the Oscar Mayer Weiner mobile up close? These and...
“There should be something in the library that offends everybody, but reading it is your choice.” This sentiment was shared by Perry Public Library Director Mary Murphy and Perry High School Brady Library Director Mari Butler, who gave a duel...
The Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma International welcomed four grant winners -- Elizabeth Marburger, Nicole Myers, Linda Huntington and Laurie Thompson -- to their March meeting. They represented the recipients of $125 literacy grants the chapter...
Successful Perry sisters Andrea Menz Tunink and Cherie Menz Welch were the latest Perry High School graduates to speak to the members of the Dallas County Area Retired School Personnel Association (DCARSPA). The sisters attended the March DCARSPA meeting and...
The Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma held a “Bakeless Bake Sale” at their December meeting in order to help fund their annual scholarship. The $500 scholarship is open to any sophomore or junior who graduated from a...
An epidemic was sweeping the nation. People were filling the hospitals. Scientists were working frantically on a vaccine that would keep people safe. Sound familiar? Well this was in the 1950s, and the virus in question was polio. At last...