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Founders Day Information September 12, 2008

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Yes, Founders day is once again upon us.

Here are the details for our celebration host by the far west group.

Here is the information for the Chicago Area Founder’s Day – hosted by the Chicago Far West Chapter
Sunday Nov. 9, Braxton Seafood Grill in Oak Brook Mall, 12:30 PM
(Braxton’s is located on RT. 83 side of the mall close to Macy’s – they do have valet parking available)
Choice of soup or salad, entree choice of mesquite grilled salmon, Japanese breaded shrimp, grilled chicken penne or vegetarian pasta, ice cream or cheesecake for dessert
$25 per person.  Checks should be sent to Missy LaBrash at 58 Golf Ave, Clarendon Hills 60514
Please have members include chapter and initiation year on the checks

2008-2009 Program July 24, 2008

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Here are our events for the year!

Some of the details are still TBD, so please check back in.

Before each of our events an Evite invitation will go out to all those whose email address we have on file.  If you would like to receive our event invitations please contact Marnie Kapuscinski (, our AVP, who will be happy to add you to our distribution list.

Wednesday, Sept. 24:
“Serve it with a Spoon”
25¢ a spoonful Potluck
  – Hosted by Michelle Eggerding, co-hostess Linda Ray
  – At 1200 Inverness Lane, Itasca
  – Begins at 7:00 pm

Wednesday, Oct. 22:
Bows & Bunco
  – Hosted by Coleen-Shannon Licar, co-hostess Kate Maney
  – At 814 S. Dunton St., Arlington Heights
  – Begins at 7:00 pm

Friday, Oct. 24:
Mailings & Margaritas
  – Hosted by Wendy Reitz
  – At 622 W. Campbell, Arlington Heights
  – Begins at 6:00 pm

Nov. Date TBD:
Carnation Bouquets
  – Hosted by Tammie Benyk
  – At 336 S. Donald,  Arlington Heights
  – Begins at 9:00 am

Sunday, Nov. 9:
Chicago Area Founders’ Day Luncheon
  – Hosted by Chicago Far West Alumnae Chapter
  – At Braxton’s Seafood Grill, Oak Brook, IL
  – Begin Time TBA

Dec. Date TBD:
Botanic Garden Tour
  – Hosted by Lori Suchomski
  – At the Botanic Garden in Northbrook
  – Begin Time TBD

Wednesday, Jan. 28:
Cards & Chocolate
  – Hosted by Elizabeth Giromini, co-hostess Michele Marcangelo
  – At 1807 N. Vail Ave., Arlington Heights
  – Begins at 7:00 pm

Saturday, Jan. 31:
Care Packages
  – Hosted by Elizabeth Giromini
  – At 1807 N. Vail Ave., Arlington Heights
  – Begins at 9:00 am

Sunday, Feb. 22:
Oscar Night Party
  – Hosted by Nancy Heggem, co-hostess Missy Wagner
  – At 228 N. Babcock, Palatine
  – Begins at 4:00 pm

Friday, March 20:
“March Madness”
  – Guests Welcome!
  –  At Stonewood Ale House, Schaumburg
  – Begins at 7:00 pm

April, Date TBD:
Yoga for Everyone
  – Hosted at Willow Yoga
  – At 8 E. NW HWY, Arlington Heights
  – Begins at 4:00

Wednesday, May 27:
“Gamma Phi-esta!” Potluck
  – Hosted by Carol Reitz, co-hostess Carol Desmond
  – At 5844 Leeds Rd, Hoffman Estates
  – Begins at 7:00 pm


One more reason to keep on dancing! September 12, 2008

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Hey sisters!  Have you read or seen the news about famous Epsilon Gamma Phi Alum Cloris Leachman?  Read this link to find out more.  82 years old and still dancing!