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2016 Delta Chi Theta Holiday Newsletter

Read our first annual Delta Chi Theta Newsletter!  It is below or in a clearer pdf form here: christmas-letter-final-draft



Our first rush event of the year will be Saturday, October 15th. We are all super excited to meet the incoming freshman and the sophomores who are looking to rush to this year! The event will be hosted at 1213 37th Street in Rock Island which is right by the Swanson Commons.

But, don’t worry if you do not know where that address is because ladies of the sorority will be waiting at each dorm lobby to bring you over to the event at 3pm. Even if you can’t be right there at 3, still come! We can’t wait to meet you all!

So come meet the faces of Delta Chi Theta, where you get to know us and our sorority, along with getting free food, free drinks, and a good time! Also, there might even be a special craft that you can do at the event!

When: Saturday October 15th

Time: 3pm

Where: Meet in your dormitory lobbies so we can find you
or come straight to 1213 37th Street!

To have a great time!

dscn0977We are all so excited to meet YOU!

2016 Homecoming Week Preview!

Screen Shot 2016-05-24 at 9.24.26 PMHomecoming Week is one of our favorite weeks of the year for many reasons but mostly because our beloved alumni come back to visit! Homecoming week also consists of the Kick-Off Bonfire, the talent show, the rope pull, the Yell competition, the Sing Competition, the cardboard regatta, the football game, and lastly the alumni BBQ at Kavanaugh’s Hilltop Tap.

The Greek Olympic Games starts off the week on Monday with gladiatorial contests including frisbee golf, combat, and chariot races. The following day, Tuesday, i11204960_10203744906382874_7925078132905053395_ns the Kickoff Bonfire in the Lower Quad with Core’s Kevin Carton’s band, Minus6, performing. Next, some Delta Chi junior twins will be rocking the Augustana talent show at Centennial at 7pm on Wednesday. Sarah and Emily Fischer will be performing their musical talent with
their signature violin duo performance. Thursday evening is when Delta Chi’s finally get to show off our Yell routine that we have been diligently working on over the last month. Hannah Hart and Alexis Hill’s routine is sure to be a great show! Friday, Friday, Friday gotta sing on Friday! The Sing competition and Homecoming Court Coronation will be held in Centennial at 7pm. The Sing Chairs Kristina MacDonald, Taryn Woell, and Grace Cowan are exciting to showcase their hard work and routine. We have three Delta Chi’s nominated for Homecoming court! Senior Mylaun Griffith, Junior Erin Ansusinha, and Sophomore Carla Bennett have been nominated on behalf of Delta Chi. Come cheer on our Delta Chi’s in the talent show, Yell, and Sscreen-shot-2016-09-26-at-2-34-45-pming! Finally, Saturday will consists of the Cardboard Regatta, the football game, and the Alumni BBQ at Kavanaugh’s. The Vikings will face Elmhurst at Austin E. Knowlton Outdoor
Athletic Complex at 1pm. The BBQ is hosted at 1228 30th St, Rock Island, IL 61201 across from the soccer and lacrosse field from 3pm-7pm. Free food and free drinks will be provided for all Delta Chi Theta alumni!

Alumni, have any questions about Homecoming email Hannah Hart or Zoe Staves. &

delta-chi-advertisementOver the month of September, Delta Chi Theta is working hard to raise money for our service partner, the Quad City Animal Welfare Center. During September, Delta Chi’s will be partaking in training that will certify us to volunteer for the animal shelter.  We will aid in completing the jobs that they have little time do like socializing with the animals and exercising the dogs on much needed walks.

Everyone who has or had a pet knows how they all have their own personalities and truly become part of the family. It often seems as though we do not deserve such loyal creatures who love us unconditionally. This is why Delta Chi Theta as a whole feels passionate towards this organization and fundraiser.  Dogs, cats, and other pets are often not spayed or neutered leaving many animals left on the street. By donating and volunteering at shelters that offer homes to abandoned animals and offer discounted neutering/spaying, we can help save our furry friends. The Quad City Animal Welfare Center offers both of these services. They are currently just opened another facility where they still need money buy more equipment and supplies.

Specifically, the mission of the QCAWC is to operate as a shelter for homeless animals, to offer a spay and neuter program, and provide humane education. They are the only full-service, no-kill shelter serving the Quad-Cities area and operate solely on donations.  This is where Delta Chi Theta comes in!

For our annual Fall Car Wash we will be donating all proceeds to QCAWC this year. New to the event this year is a dog wash alongside the car wash. Our goal is to get families and parents more involved by holding the event during Augustana’s Parent’s Weekend which is September 16-18th.

The Car & Dog Wash will be held in Augustana’s Centennial Parking Lot on Sunday, September 18th from 12:30-3pm. We invite you to come get your car washed by your daughter and her sisters. And don’t forget to bring your dog for a bath as well! The event is donation based, and there will be homemade dog treats for sale! Please help us reach our financial goal and help save more animals! Delta Chi Theta hopes to see you there! If you can’t come, please consider donating on our GoFundMe page!

Fall Retreat Recap

On September 10th, we participated in our Fall Retreat in Davenport, IA. It was planned by our Vice President, Alexis Hill. We ate Biaggis for dinner, played games, and participated in bonding activities to kick off our first term back together!


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