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Young Alumnae/Gamma Phi Gets Fit – Hiking 14er Mt. Quandary Peak (East Ridge

Young Alumnae/Gamma Phi Gets Fit – Hiking 14er Mt. Quandary Peak (East Ridge Route – Class 1, 6.75 mi) On Saturday, July 20th meeting at trailhead by 6:30 a.m. Near Breckenridge. Gamma Phi’s and friends of all ages welcome. RSVP by July 18 to Taylor McGowen at tmcgowen28@gmail.com or 303-810-7188 to let her know you are attending and to coordinate where to meet or for other questions.

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Young Alums/Gamma Phi Gets Fit – Candlelight Yoga

Join us for candlelight yoga onWednesday, March 13th at 8:15 – 9:15 p.m. at CorePower Yoga at the Cherry Hills studio, 5004 E Hampden Ave, Denver (303-964-3454).  You do not need a class reservation to practice at the Cherry Hills studio.  First-timers should arrive 15 minutes before class to meet your yoga instructor and ask questions.  Cost: One week free trial membership.  Parking in front of the studio.  Gamma Phi’s, family, and friends are welcome.  RSVP by March 11 to Taylor McGowen at tmcgowen28@gmail.com or 303-810-7188.  Hope to see you there!

 

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Lunch Bunch – The Cheesecake Factory SouthWest Plaza

Join us at The Cheesecake Factory on Friday, March 15th at 1:00 pm.  Over 250 dishes made fresh everyday, so there’s something for everyone.  It is located at 8501 W Bowles, Littleton (Southwest Plaza) (303-948-3862).  Gamma Phi’s and girl friends only.  RSVP by Thursday, March 14 by noon to Peggy Hutchinson at peggy_hutchinson@msn.com or 303-697-8963.  Hope you can join us!

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Clara Project – deadline March 8

The Clara Project pilot program offered by Gamma Phi Beta International Headquarters is a series of long-distance learning opportunities for members seeking to enhance their board-level competencies and develop high-level leadership skills. Featuring seven virtual and interactive modules, the Clara Project will also include one-on-one coaching, small group work, self-assessments, a book review and exposure to high-level Gamma Phi Beta leaders and current International Council initiatives. Program is exclusively long-distance and virtual training from April through November 2019. Go to https://www.gammaphibeta.org/clara-project?_zs=AjMgF1&_zl=sSTv4 to learn more. Application deadline is Friday, March 8.

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Lunch Bunch – Bread Winner’s Café in Olde Town Arvada – Sat. 2/16

Join us at Bread Winners Café for a delicious brunch on Saturday, February 16th at 10 a.m. at 7311 Grandview Ave, Arvada (303-460-9101). Gamma Phi’s, significant others, and friends welcome! RSVP by February 14 to Peggy Hutchinson at peggy_hutchinson@msn.com or 303-697-8963. After brunch, join us to explore the shops of Olde Town Arvada, if interested. Hope to see you there!

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Marjory Shupert

(From IH) It is with sadness that Gamma Phi Beta shares the loss of Marjory “Marjy” Mills Shupert (Colorado State, 1954). Marjy passed away on January 8, 2019.

 

Marjy served as Gamma Phi Beta’s executive director from 1982 to 1998. During that time Gamma Phi Beta’s International Headquarters was built, and Marjy served an integral role in the completion and management of the project. Marjy was also responsible for bringing Gamma Phi Beta’s database management in house and keeping up with trends and advancements in technology in the 1990s. An organizational guru, Marjy placed a high priority on creating systems and processes for International Headquarters and maintaining the Sorority’s archives.

 

After her tenure as executive director, Marjy served on the Gamma Phi Beta Foundation Board of Trustees. She was also a recipient of Gamma Phi Beta’s Service Roll and Loyalty Award and served as an extension volunteer for the Sorority. She was a member of the Denver Alumnae Chapter and received her 50-year pin in 2004. Marjy was a founding member of the Foundation’s 1874 Society.

 

Marjy will be remembered as a kind and thoughtful leader who led by example with humor and grace. She was a proud grandmother and a dear friend to many.

 

Information on services is not yet available. If you would like to honor Marjy, gifts can be made in her name to the Gamma Phi Beta Foundation.