Fannie Brown Booth Library Surprised by Large Donation - May 16, 2013
Composed by J.J. Ford
Left to Right: Billie Sue Payne, Lisa McAdams (City Council), Montie Jones (Ways & Means Committee, City Council),
Barbara Prince (President), Linda Miller (Treasurer), Sandra Davis (Library Director), Pam Phelps, Andi Foster (Ways & Means Committee Chair), and Suzanne Ihlo.
The Fannie Brown Booth Library was stunned into silence following a check presentation by Beta Sigma Phi Preceptor Upsilon Chapter on Tuesday, May 14, 2013. Andi Foster, Ways & Means Committee Chair, announced to Sandra Brown , Library Director, that this years donation exceeded last years donation of $4,500. Andi said, ""We are proud to present you with a check, and I'll tell you the amount in just a moment, from the proceeds from our annual fundraiser this year in the amount of $7,500." She continued, "We are just so proud and the ladies did an extraordinary job this year."
Sandra Brown replied excitedly, "Oh yes they did!"
After getting a moment, Sandra said, "You told me I would be surprised. She wouldn't tell me anything else." She finished, "I just don't know what to say, I'm speechless."
The library expressed to the club a thank you for their much appreciated support of the library. The officers for the 2013-2014 were also announced to be Billie Sue Payne, President; Sheilah Reeves, Vice- President; Mary Masterson, Recording Secretary; Ann Grant, Corresponding Secretary; and Linda Miller, Treasurer.
Beta Sigma Phi Preceptor Upsilon Chapter Announces Fundraiser Winners - May 16, 2013
Submitted by Andi Foster
Left to right: Laura Rowe, Montie Jones, Mark Matthews, Andi Foster, and Barbara Prince
The Beta Sigma Phi Preceptor Upsilon Chapter announces the winners of their recent fundraiser drawings with proceeds benefiting the Fannie Brown Booth Memorial Library and other community projects. Members with the Preceptor Upsilon Chapter extend their appreciation and gratitude to the businesses for their generosity with donating prizes and to the community for supporting this year’s fundraiser.
The 2013 fundraiser winners include:
Mark Matthews - Grand Prize $1,000 Gift Certificate to the Gaylord Texan Resort donated by Preceptor Upsilon Chapter
Barbara Prince - $250 Gift Certificate Center Tire Co.
Ginger Garrett - McAdams Propane Bayou Cooker w/Single Burner, Pot & Basket
JML Management - $150 Gift Certificate Covington Lumber
Fred Wulf - $150 Gift Certificate Dance Furniture & Appliance
Candice Eaves - $100 Gift Certificate Austin Street Marketplace
Sarah Shahan - $100 Gas Card donated by Montie Jones Ins. & Financial Services
Susan Snider - $100 Walmart Gift Certificate donated by Ihlo Sales & Import Co.
Courtney Miller - $100 Gift Certificate Ricky Blount Salon
Chance Shoop - $50 Gift Certificate Margarita’s Restaurant
Tommye McDonald - $50 Gift Certificate Margarita’s Restaurant
Jasper Corbell - $50 Gift Certificate Whalen’s Fine Dining
Jasper Corbell - $50 Gift Certificate The Century Shoppe
Jane Blount - $50 Gift Certificate Watson Tucker Florist
Suzanne Ihlo - $35 Gift Certificate Hollywood Escape Spa & Tanning
Josh McAdams - $35 Gift Certificate One Month Tanning TANtalized Tanning Salon
Gwen Hughes - 6 Movie Tickets donated by Rio Theatre
Angie Teske - $25 Gift Certificate Hughes Florist & Gifts
Jasper Corbell - $25 Gift Certificate Lasting Impressions
Courtney Miller - $20 Gift Certificate City Blends Smoothie Café
Jordan Motley - Beverage Dispenser donated by Ace Hardware
Amanda Weaver - Heart Strings Candle donated by Printing & Designs, Etc.
Beta Sigma Phi is an international non-profit organization, non-academic sorority for women offering opportunities friendship, development of cultural appreciation, and community service. The Greek letters stand for life, learning and friendship. Approximately, 12,500 chapters in 20 countries meet twice a month for a brief business meeting and cultural program. Founded by Walter W. Ross in Abilene, Kansas in 1931 with seven members, the organization today has 250,000 members. Beta Sigma Phi supports various projects including the International Endowment Fund, Disaster Relief Fund, Breast Cancer Research Fund and Scholarship Fund.