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Dallas County’s Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma recently held their annual silent auction, supporting two $500 education scholarships in memory of Clarice Ross, the longtime Perry educator who died this year at 106. “This is a wonderful...
The four Upsilon State Area Six chapters of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International met Oct. 27 at the Spring Valley campus of the Perry Lutheran Homes in Perry for their annual meeting. The 30 attendees represented seven surrounding counties: Adair,...
The members of the Dallas County Area Retired School Personnel Association (DCARSPA) decided this year’s theme would be Celebrating Our Successes, with programs featuring former students. They kicked off the year Oct. 4 with 2000 Perry High School graduate Miriam...
The Upsilon State Organization of the Delta Kappa Gamma Society International held its annual state convention June 8-9 at the West Marriott in West DesMoines. Women educators from across the state conducted their meeting under the leadership of state...
In the absence of scholarship applicants, the Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter has decided to  extend the application deadline until April 23 for its two $500 scholarships. The monies are available to any college junior or senior from Dallas County...
Laura McCord, co-president of the Dallas County Area Retired School Personnel Association, welcomed spring with her presentation on container gardening Thursday. McCord has been a Master Gardener since 2015 and regularly helps with displays in the Discovery Garden at the...
Nu Alpha Gamma Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma is pleased to again fund literacy projects in Dallas County. This is the eighth year the chapter has been able to fund projects applied for by the teachers in the county. Checks...
Ron and Diane Harland presented a fascinating program at the November meeting of the Dallas County Area Retired School Personnel Association on their trip to Cuba. Members also brought toys or donated to the Toys for Tots program through New...
The ladies golf leagues of the Perry Golf and Country Club (PGCC) raised a 100 Year Flag Wednesday morning to commemorate last year's 100th anniversary of the PGCC. The custom-made flag was purchased last year, and the late Lois Worrell...
Members of three local chapters of Beta Sigma Phi -- the Xi Pi, Alpha Rho and Torchbearers Chapters -- joined hostesses Gamma Delta Chapter Saturday to celebrate Founder’s Day. The day marked 76 years of the organization in Perry and...