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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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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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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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Delta Alpha Brother Helps Friend Resolve Issue Over Unemployment Benefits

Published on: May 7, 2021

Alton Tisdale, a brick mason from Dinwiddle County, Virginia, had been trying to resolve an issue over receiving his unemployment benefits from the Virginia Employment Commission (VEC) for four months after COVID-19 left him and one million other Virginians jobless. “The work got slow, and I was like the last to get [hired] there,” Tisdale…

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West Georgia Holds Hot Dog Eating Contest for Philanthropy

Published on: April 28, 2021

On March 16th, the Zeta Kappa Chapter at the University of West Georgia co-hosted a hot dog eating contest with Sigma Nu to raise funds for the Educational Foundation and to fight against Human Trafficking. Attendees to the event were able to enjoy hot dogs, chips, and a drink while watching four individuals compete in…

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Arkansas State Alumnus Named to ASU System Board of Trustees

Published on: March 29, 2021

After increasing the number of board positions from five to seven and extending the appointments to seven-year terms, Arkansas Governor Asa Hutchkinson appointed Paul Rowton (Delta Eta–Arkansas State ’95) to the Arkansas State University System Board of Trustees. ASU System President Chuck Welch said the three appointees, which also include Bishop Robert G. Rudolph, Jr….

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Missouri S&T Alumnus Donates $5M for New ‘Front Door’ to Campus

Published on: January 7, 2021

REPOSTED ARTICLE BY Claudette Riley at the Springfield News-Leader A couple that has long supported Missouri University of Science and Technology gave $5 million to support a new arrival district that will create a “front door” to the Missouri S&T campus. The gift from Tim Bradley (Beta Alpha–Missouri S&T ’74) and his wife Kay will…

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Ole Miss Presents All-terrain Trackchair to Injured Veteran

Published on: November 18, 2020

The Alpha Upsilon Chapter at the University of Mississippi presented injured Army Veteran, Alton “Ray” MacBain, with an all-terrain trackchair at the Ole Miss vs South Carolina football game on Saturday, November 14, 2020. MacBain served 23 years in the United States Army, where his exposure to oil fields and burn pits resulted in diminished…

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Georgia College Raises $2,500 for Local Life Enrichment Center

Published on: November 2, 2020

The Epsilon Nu Chater at Georgia College and State University recently donated $2,500 to Baldwin County’s Life Enrichment Center (LEC), which serves individuals with intellectual and development disabilities. In the wake of COVID-19, the LEC facility was closed in March, and many in the area were without services until “LEC at Home,” a virtual way…

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