Monthly Archives: September 2016

Carnation Auction – RSVP by Oct 1st!

Have you RSVP’d for the Carnation Auction Building Strong Girls Fundraiser on Thursday, October 13th?  Starting at 6:00 pm with the silent auction, food, beverages, and competitive trivia. The fast paced live event auction begins at 7:30 pm. Gamma Phi Betas are encouraged to wear business or cocktail attire and bring guests including friends, husbands, and significant others.
Price: $20 per person until October 1st | $25 October 1-12th & at the door. (Price includes hors d’oeuvres and two tickets for beverages and contests).  We need a minimum of 20 RSVP’s by October 1st or the event will be canceled.  RSVP: Sarah Siddens at sarahsiddens@gmail.com or 972-948-7796. Checks can be made payable to “Denver Alumnae Chapter” and mailed to Sarah Siddens at 4554 W 35th Ave, Denver, CO 80212 or electronic payments can be made using Venmo at https://venmo.com/ @ssiddens with note “Carnation Auction”.  We look forward to seeing you there! This is our one philanthropy fundraising event for the year.  Please join us in supporting Building Strong Girls (Girls on the Run of Rockies and Gates Camp for Boys and Girls Club of Denver)!

Sisterhood Event – Initiates Prior to 1970 Decade+ Lunch!

All sisters initiated prior to 1970 are celebrating their Gamma Phi Beta sisterhood on Friday, October 14th, at 11:30 am at The University Club of Denver, 1673 N Sherman St, Denver, (303-861-4267).  We will order off the menu.  Plan to pay by cash or check to Pat Thorpe. (This is a private club and does not take credit cards.)  Park at street meters or public lots close to the club.  The University Club, established in 1895, exudes style, grace, and elegance and is one of the oldest private city clubs in Denver.  RSVP by October 10th to Pat Thorpe at pthorpe660@msn.com or 303-778-1191 or Dianne Hornbrooke at dianneinco@aol.com or 303-757-6996.  Here’s the evite link: http://evite.me/B4WHckekE6 .  Hope you can join us!

Tau (CSU) Recruitment needs a few more volunteers for this weekend!

Help prep, setup, and clean-up after each party.
Saturday, September 9/24 10:30-1:00, 1:30-4:30, 4:00-7:00
Sunday, September 9/25 11:30-2, 2-4:30, 4:30-7:15
Please contact Megan Patti at megan.a.patti@gmail.com if you can assist them at all this weekend.  Thanks!

Founders Day – 50 year members?

Where are these 50 year members?  Their invitations for Founders Day were returned.  Please contact Leanne Thompson at lthompson_gpb@hotmail.com or 303-989-2762 if you have any information.
Judy (Hare) Baum (Beta Omicron);
Carole (Sievers) Burke (Alpha Epsilon);
Nancy Githens (Alpha Etatlebauat);
Linda Holloway (Gamma Iota)
Jolene (Seifried) James (Tau);
Judie Jones (Theta);
Karon Nelson (Beta Rho);
Louise (Holzman) Petersen (Tau);
Marilyn (Foley) Quattlebau (Alpha Xi);
Joan (Dean) Yount (Theta)

Around Town – Parker Wine Walk

Join us for the Parker Wine Walk on Friday, September 30, from 6:00 – 8:00 pm (event starts at 5:00 pm; ticket sales close at 7:00 pm).  Cost $15.  Each participant will receive a free wine glass and 10 coupons for 1 oz tastes of wine with a list of participating businesses along Mainstreet.  ID’s showing 21+ required.  Get tickets or a wristband if you did advance purchasing at Parker Chamber of Commerce and Visitor Center, 19590 E Mainstreet, Parker (303-841-4268) (northwest corner of Mainstreet & Pikes Peak Dr).  Advance ticket sales at https://parkerchamberorcommerce.chambermaster.com/eventregistration/register/2338 click “Not a Member” registration link.  Please appreciate the businesses that purchase the wine and refreshments.  Drink inside only.  Gamma Phis, family, and friends welcome!  RSVP by September 29th to Leanne Thompson at lthompson_gpb@hotmail.com or 303-989-2762 to let her know you are participating.  I hope you and your friends can join us!

Building Strong Girls – Tutu Making (Philanthropy) – Patriotic

Join us to make 20 “Patriotic” (red, white & blue) no sew tutus on Tuesday, September 27th, from 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm (It’s Tapas Tuesday so arrive and leave when you need to) at Leigh Ann’s home, 620 Kendall Way, Lakewood.  No experience necessary as tulle is folded and wrapped around elastic band.  Friends welcome.  Upcoming dates: Tuesday, October 25th, “Rockies” (purple, black, silver, white tutus).  Tulle or monetary donations welcome.  RSVP or questions to Leigh Ann Kudloff at lkudloff@comcast.net or 303-986-5073.  Hope to see you there!

Book Club

Join us on Monday, September 26th at 6pm at Thirsty Lion at 1605 Wynkoop Street for a great discussion on the book, Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins.  Gamma Phi’s and friends are welcome.  Join us even if you haven’t finished the book or even started it.  RSVP to Leigh Ann Kudloff at lkudloff@comcast.net or 303-986-5073.  Hope you can join us!