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Think about it — A reminder about Spring Social & Philanthropic Events

Published on: March 29, 2012

By: Jesse S. Lyons, Director of Communications With the onset of spring and the introduction of warmer weather, many campuses, Greek organizations, and our chapters find themselves in the middle of spring formal and social event seasons. While education and discussion about these points below takes place throughout the year in various forms, they warrant…

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2nd Annual Mallette-Love Lacrosse Tournament (Lambda-Virginia)

Published on: February 29, 2012

2nd Annual Mallette-Love Memorial Lacrosse Tournament This coming spring, on Saturday March 31st, the Lambda Chapter of Kappa Alpha Order at the University of Virginia will be holding its 27th annual philanthropic lacrosse tournament. In years past the tournament, known formerly as the Lee Mallette Memorial Lacrosse Tournament, served as a way to commemorate and…

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March 4 Barry – Support for a KA in North Carolina

Published on: January 13, 2012

A year and a half ago, Barry Williams (Delta Psi – Appalachian State 97) was diagnosed with cancer. Barry is in the ongoing fight against cancer and has already beaten the odds and hopes to continue to do so. He is doing better every day as he goes through chemo therapy and on the last…

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Support for a KA in South Carolina

Published on: January 12, 2012

Brothers, we were made aware of this event recently. Below is a press release regarding a concert being held in Charleston, SC benefitting our KA brother, Mac Leaphart (Delta – Wofford ’97). Coincidentally, Mac’s brother is a KA – Gibbs Leaphart (Delta – Wofford ’94). Both were in the band Five Way Friday. Please consider…

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Maryland brothers raise $31,600 for breast cancer research (Beta Kappa)

Published on: November 16, 2011

Over 1000 students attended the Third Annual “Breastfest” of Champions this year at the University of Maryland, an event run by our Beta Kappa Chapter. The event focused on raising awareness of and supporting women with breast cancer, with an ultimate goal of raising money for breast cancer research. Along with the feast the event…

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Alumnus Wins Lottery to Compete in THE Ironman!

Published on: September 6, 2011

Brother Anton Mertens (Kappa – Mercer ’83) is lucky.  But he’s putting his good fortune to good use! Brother Mertens learned in April of this year that he was one of 200 lucky lottery winners chosen to participate alongside 1600 qualifying athletes in the Ford Ironman World Championship in Kona, Hawaii on October 8, 2011….

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MDA News – Press Release on Labor Day Telethon

Published on: September 2, 2011

Its MDA Labor Day Telethon time! National Undergraduate Chairman J. Martin Huff (Delta – Wofford ’08) will be in attendance at the newly reformatted MDA Labor Day Telethon. Check out this MDA Press Release below regarding the talent and exciting events for the upcoming Telethon!  Kappa Alpha Order has proudly partnered with MDA since 1975…

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