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Georgia Southern Raises Nearly $8,000 for MDA

Published on: December 27, 2017

The dedicated members of the Delta Theta Chapter at Georgia Southern University hosted numerous fundraising events throughout the year, including partnering with local restaurants, a low country boil and the third annual Corey Joseph Wilson Memorial Golf Tournament, to support the Muscular Dystrophy Association (MDA) and their efforts to help kids and adults with muscular…

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Honoring Our Nation’s Heroes

Published on: December 27, 2017

On Saturday, December 16th, several brothers of the Delta Tau Chapter at Francis Marion University volunteered in the annual Wreaths Across America event at the historic Florence National Cemetery. Thousands of wreaths were placed at the graves of our nation’s heroes by volunteers, including veteran’s families and active brothers Tyler Moore ’17, Joshua Rodgers ’16,…

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KA Helps Veteran Fighting Cancer

Published on: November 11, 2017

Dr. Lowrance fills hearts and cavities alike Dr. Stan Lowrance (Gamma Sigma—West Texas A&M ’74) goes above and beyond the call of dentistry for his patients in Rockwall, TX. A local military veteran battling cancer was in constant pain. Gum bleeding and loose teeth were side effects of her treatment. Those effects made it difficult…

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Leading Brothers on the High Seas

Published on: November 3, 2017

Captain Shannon Attales Offers Charters and Inspiration  Shannon Attales (Delta Upsilon–Tennessee-Martin ’03) graduated 13 years ago, packed up, and moved to the Florida Keys to become a deep-sea fishing captain—all before he had even caught his first mahi-mahi. “I’d never been saltwater fishing before,” said Attales, better known to his clients as Captain Shannon. “But…

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Ohio Alumni Organize Teams for MDA Muscle Walks

Published on: October 4, 2017

The Bowling Green Alumni Chapter helped to organize a team for both the Muscular Dystrophy Association’s  Muscle Walks in Cleveland and Columbus, Ohio. Ohio-area KA’s helped to raise $468 for the Cleveland Muscle Walk and $405 for the Columbus Muscle Walk. We hope to continue this tradition and look forward to more brothers participating in…

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Texas Commissioner Recognized for Public Service

Published on: September 19, 2017

On February 25, 2017, during the Mikell and Walsh Province Courts of Honor Induction Ceremony and Reception at the Crescent Club in Dallas, Texas, Knight Commander Darren S. Kay presented Christopher Rhea Traylor (Gamma Chi–Texas Tech ’82) with the Award for Distinguished Public Service for his long service in government of the State of Texas….

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Auburn KA brothers aid Harvey victims in Texas

Published on: September 7, 2017

REPOSTED ARTICLE: by Lily Jackson, Managing Editor for The Plainsman. Two Auburn students guided their boat into the front door of a flooded house and let off a wife and husband. The husband looked down into what used to be his living room and spotted a Roomba vacuum — submerged under water. “Well, I guess it’s…

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Relief Efforts in Harvey’s Aftermath

Published on: August 31, 2017

Harvey had devastating impacts in Texas and Louisiana, and many people are left to deal with the historic destruction. Here are three ways that any KA can assist in the recovery effort for the people of Texas and Louisiana, including many KAs. Donate Blood: The American Red Cross and other local/regional blood banks are always…

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South Carolina KAs Honored for Courage & Heroism

Published on: August 25, 2017

Throughout the 77th Convention & Brotherhood Weekend, Knight Commander Darren S. Kay bestowed the Knight Commander’s Medal upon seven brothers of Rho Chapter at the University of South Carolina. The Knight Commander’s Medal was established in 2007 by the Executive Council, at the request of Former Knight Commander J. Michael Duncan, to recognize brothers who demonstrate…

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High Point gives wounded Veteran his Mobility back

Published on: March 21, 2017

Zeta Phi Chapter raises $25,000 for a veteran’s Track Chair and The Independence Fund Patrick J. Glavey lost both of his legs in 2010 while on tour in Afghanistan. While after more than a year of rehabilitation at the Naval Medial Center, Glavey’s life is not back normal, but he is able to pursue his dream with…

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