Monthly Archives: March 2015

Kay Robinson (Tau)

One of our DAC members, Kay (Katherine Blennerhassett) Robinson (Tau), has had a major surgery and is still at Skyridge Hospital.  She hopes to be released to a rehabilitation center soon.  Please send get well cards to her home at 7902 S Marion Cir Centennial, CO 80122.  Please keep her in your thoughts and prayers!

East Side Dining

Join us at Cleatz on Wednesday, April 1st at 6:30 pm for southern comfort food celebrating the soulful roots of African American cuisine located in the trendy Northfield Stapleton (8336 Northfield Blvd Suite 1600, Denver 720-379-6644). Gamma Phi’s, spouses, and friends are invited! RSVP: by March 30th to Leanne Thompson at lthompson_gpb@hotmail.com or 303-989-2762. Hope to see you there!

Jeanne (Mills) Varnell

It is with great sadness that we learned about the passing of Jeanne (Mills) Varnell a Theta Chapter sister on February 26th.  Jeanne was our guest at Book Club when we read her book, “Women of Consequence,” a biography of the women in the Colorado Women’s Hall of Fame.  There is a nice obituary notice in the Denver Post at: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/denverpost/obituary.aspx?pid=174315131.  Donations could also be made to the Gamma Phi Beta Foundation.  Our thoughts and prayers go out to her family and friends.

Around Town – Denver Center for Performing Arts Complex Backstage Tour

Join us for a guided tour that takes you backstage, through dressing rooms, into costume and design studios, and on stage at the Denver Performing Arts Complex.  The world’s largest performance facility under one roof.  Home to the Denver Center for the Performing Arts,  the Colorado Ballet, Colorado Symphony, and Opera Colorado.  (Due to performance related activities, theatre access changes daily and access may not be available for all spaces.)
When: Saturday, March 28th, 10:00 am.  Tours start at the Helen Bonfils Theatre Complex Box Office.  Tour is 90 minutes.  Maximum capacity for the tour is 25 guests.  See below to purchase tickets in advance.
Where: 14th and ~Curtis, Denver (303-893-4100).  Garage parking will be available ($8 – $13).
Who: Gamma Phi’s, family, and friends
Cost: $8.00   You can buy tickets in advance at https://tickets.denvercenter.org/Online/default.asp?doWork::WScontent::loadArticle=Load&BOparam::WScontent::loadArticle::article_id=7A94C0B9-19F2-40EA-851F-9EEA2FCEDF49 or by calling 303-893-4100 or at the box office.  No fees to buy online.
RSVP: by March 26th to Leanne Thompson at lthompson_gpb@hotmail.com or 303-989-2762

Denver Area Panhellenic Awards Luncheon

Come visit with your sisters and support our Woman of the Year Award nominee, Darla Dakin, and Alumnae Achievement Award nominee, Mary Sharon Wells, on Saturday, April 25th with 11:30 am Registration, 12:00 Lunch at Lakewood Country Club, 6800 W 10th Ave, Lakewood.  Menu choice: Roasted Chicken Breast or Macadamia Nut Crusted Salmon.  Please RSVP email Peggy at peggy_hutchinson@msn.com or 303-697-8963 if you are planning on attending and mail your $38 check to Peggy Hutchinson 7933 Surrey Rd, Morrison, 80465 by April 10th with your menu selection.

Denver Area Panhellenic – High Tea with the Sororities

DAP Tea on Sunday, May 3rd 4:00 – 6:00 pm at Crepes N Crepes, 2816 E 3rd Ave, Denver. for high school seniors that are interested in joining a sorority when they go to college next year and their mothers.  RSVP by 3/22 to DAPrecruitment5280@gmail.com Include Mother and Daughters Names and Address

Book Club

We will meet on Monday, March 23rd, at 6:00 pm to discuss Orphan Train by Christina Baker Kline.  Our gathering will be held at Great Northern at 8101 E. Belleview Avenue (in Marina Square at E Belleview Ave and Ulster).  Please let Leigh Ann Kudloff know at lkudloff@comcast.net or 303-986-5073 by Monday morning if you will be able to join for her to make a reservation.