Wednesday, March 3, 2010

Shamrock Event - March 7!

CAKD has decided to do a shopping event at White House Black Market (201 North University Ave., Little Rock) for our 2010 Shamrock event on from 6 to 8 pm on March 7th. Appetizers will be served, and 10% of all total sales for the shopping party will go to Prevent Child Abuse America, a KD philanthropy, projects and services and Women and Children 1st of Little Rock. We will have Pinwheels for Prevention for sale for $1 each, and feel free to invite your non-KD friends (especially if they love to shop at White House Black Market) to this community service event!

March Business Meeting - March 15!

March Business Meeting / Elections
According to chapter bylaws, March is the month for CAKD’s annual business meeting and elections. The nominating committee has presented the officer slate below, and elections will take place at the Annual Business Meeting at 6:30 PM Monday, March 15th at Creegan’s Restaurant (301 Main Street, North Little Rock, AR).  Please make plans to attend and make your voice known. An Installation ceremony will follow immediately after the business meeting.

Executive Board Members - Positions Open!

2010-2011 CAKD Executive Board Slate
A big KD bear hug to Kristi Callaway and Cristina Easterling for preparing the slate of officers for 2010-2011. Elections and Installation will be held on March 15th at the annual business meeting.
            President: Rachel Lipsey
            VP-Membership: Open (Contact Kristi if you are interested in serving in this position)
            VP-Public Relations: Jennifer Stanley
            VP-Community Service: Open (Contact Kristi if you are interested in serving in this position)
            VP-Programming: Grace Pendergrass
            VP-Collegiate Relations: Open (Contact Kristi if you are interested in serving in this position)
            Secretary: Open (Contact Kristi if you are interested in serving in this position)
            Treasurer: Tammye Hall
            Panhellenic Delegate: Angela Plymale

March 2010 Newsletter

Zeta Gamma (Arkansas/Fayetteville) Events
University of Arkansas KDs are hosting a Spaghetti Dinner on March 10th at the house, and a Shamrock Talent Show in the Arkansas Union on March 17th. Senior Induction for Zeta Gamma is scheduled for April 25th.

Eta Sigma (Arkansas/Little Rock) Installation – April 11th
After 2 semesters of hard work, Eta Sigma will receive its charter from National Kappa Delta on April 11th. CAKD members will be invited to attend this event. Expect an invitation in the mail from HQ this month. Please come out and support our newest KD chapter!

April Spa Themed Open Board Meeting
All CAKD members and potential members are invited to attend the Open Board Meeting and officer training to be held in April 2010. The date/place will be announced after the newly appointed officers are elected on March 15th. During this spa themed retreat, CAKD officers, members and potential members will evaluate our past year as an Alumnae Chapter, Approve Chapter Bylaws, participate in Goal Setting for 2010-2011, Budget Planning, and Master Calendar Planning for the year. In between, participants will enjoy making body scrub, pampering themselves with cosmetics, and some spa-themed snacks. Help us make CAKD the best it can be in 2010-2011!

GLRAP Sorority Recruitment Workshop – April 25th
The annual event sponsored by the Greater Little Rock Alumnae Panhellenic Association for high school seniors, current college ladies, and their parents to introduce them to the National Panhellenic Conference Sororities is scheduled for 2 pm on Sunday, April 25th at the Darragh Center Auditorium at the Main Library (Central Arkansas Library System), 100 Rock Street
Little Rock, AR 72201. Please invite any interested lady to come. The GLRAP website can be found here:

May Annual Mailing Stuffing
The date of the annual newsletter stuffing party is TBA.

Other Important Things
     Information for CAKD Annual Reporting – Only 3 people responded to this last month. Please send in your responses ASAP!
o        Are you involved in your local community (PTA, church, Junior League, community service, etc)?
o        If involved in the community, do you hold any leadership positions? If so, what are they?
o        Did you provide any KD chapter assistance this year? How much time and money, and if or if not it was CAB / House Corporation related? Please send this information to Rachel at 
      Membership Drive – Our annual membership drive will start in May and continue until October, when we will put together the CAKD 2010 Directory. We will offer several different levels of membership this year from $10 Teddy Bear Dues to $50 Diamond Dues. Please consider joining us as a dues paying member in 2010-2011.