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Florida’s Fishing Tournament Reels in $6,000 for the Muscular Dystrophy Association

Published on: June 4, 2021

On March 27, 2021, the Beta Zeta Chapter at the University of Florida brought back their “KAtch em All” fishing tournament to benefit the Muscular Dystrophy Association. Brothers and guests gathered at Newnan’s Lake, just East of Gainesville, Florida, to compete in the tournament sponsored by Sodium Fishing Gear. For just $30 per person, participants…

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JMU Brothers Come Together for Brain Injury Victims

Published on: May 13, 2021

By Rick Moore After recently hearing of the plight of a KA alumnus with a terminal brain condition whose family needed support, the brothers of Zeta Theta at James Madison University banded together to raise money for them. And then, the men of the chapter went even further, raising additional funds for a nonprofit organization…

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Two Alumni Join FGCU Alumni Association Board of Directors

Published on: May 11, 2021

Two alumni brothers of the  Zeta Pi Chapter at Florida Gulf Coast University recently joined the  FGCU Alumni Association Board of Directors; David C.Merrill ’08 and Bradley D. Williams ’12. The FGCU Alumni Association promotes and assists with programs and attends key alumni events, inspiring other graduates to give their time, talents, and financial support…

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JMU Donates All-Terrain Track Wheelchair to Wounded Veteran

Published on: May 11, 2021

On Sunday, May 2nd, the Zeta Theta Chapter at James Madison University virtually presented an all-terrain track wheelchair to veteran Randall Pope from Woodford, Virginia, who served with the first Attack Helicopter Company for eight and a half years. To make this possible, the chapter fundraised more than $20,000 for the Independence Fund throughout the…

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Thomason Retires as Keeneland’s President and CEO

Published on: May 10, 2021

In July, Keeneland President and CEO William W. “Bill” Thomason, Jr. (Theta–Kentucky ’74) announced that he would be retiring from the global horse racing and sales company to spend more time with his family at the end of 2020. “Bill Thomason has led Keeneland with passion and integrity and with a commitment to its customers…

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Florida Hold 1K Run/Walk and Raises $4,700 for Children’s Miracle Network

Published on: May 10, 2021

In late February, the Beta Zeta Chapter at the University of Florida held their 5th Annual 1K benefitting Dance Marathon. The fun event was not only enjoyable, but it raised awareness and more than $4,700 for the Children’s Miracle Network. “Brothers, sorority women, and other guests came together, dressed up, and enjoyed good company all…

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Florida Southern Alumnus Organizes Lakeland’s First Indie Festival

Published on: May 10, 2021

Lakeland, Florida held its first Indie Festival on Sunday, February 28, 2021, at The Yard on Mass with a large turnout from the local community. Music management and business administration graduate, Christopher P. “Chris” Torres (Gamma Pi–Florida Southern ’05), coordinated with the venue to hold an event where local musicians could showcase some of their…

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Western Carolina Brother Succeeds with Shoe Line 

Published on: May 4, 2021

Having a good idea is one thing, although possessing the necessary qualities to turn that idea into a successful reality is a rare trait. But using his drive, his education, the Internet, and the principles instilled in him as a KA brother, Hayes Brumbeloe (Delta Alpha–Western Carolina ’04) has created a successful international business in just a few years. Brumbeloe is the founder and CEO of the company…

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Wollermann Honored as Inaugural FSU Greek Leadership and Service Award Recipient

Published on: April 28, 2021

Florida State University held its Pursuit of Excellence Awards ceremony on April 14, 2021, at Capital City Country Club, and inducted Florida State President John Thrasher into FSU’s Greek Hall of Fame for his lifetime of service to the FSU community. Following this highest individual recognition of the Department of Fraternity and Sorority Life, the…

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Lambert Named South Alabama’s IFC Man of the Year

Published on: April 28, 2021

During the University of South Alabama’s 2020 Greek Awards Ceremony,  Caleb Lambert (Epsilon Alpha–South Alabama ’18) was recognized as the 2020 IFC Greek Man of the Year. “This is an extreme honor since I have worked with the nine chapters on campus,” Caleb said in a post on LinkedIn. “I know each has amazing men…

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