Local DKG sisters at state convention

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Five members of the Alpha Upsilon Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma Society International attended the 85th State Convention at the Vidalia Conference and Convention Center, March 15-17.

Those who attended included Chapter President Angela Smith, Nelda Tarver, Carmon Cook, Ivy Strozier, and Starla Clark.

President Angela Smith proudly accepted awards on her chapter’s behalf for Silver Key Chapter and 2019 Newsletter. Starla Clark received a certificate for 25 years of membership, and Carmon Cook was awarded the Eleanor Blatterman Scholarship for Praxis Reimbursement.

The members attended several workshops and participated in various fundraising events. Special guest speakers at the convention included Elaine Warwick, Southeast Regional Director, and Shellie Tomlinson, local author, and motivated speaker.

The annual “Celebration of Life” Service was presented on Sunday morning by the State Membership Committee in honor of deceased members. This beautiful service was filled with prayer and songs. A candle was lit in remembrance of each departed sister.


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