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October Newsletter 10-3-2011DG

October Newsletter 10-3-2011DG

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WDC DG
Hannah’s
News Bytes
Hello Delta GammaSisters! Welcome to the Octo-ber edition of DC Hannah'sNew Bytes, the official newslet-ter of the Washington, D.C.Delta Gamma AlumnaeChapter. First, I would like tothank everyone who made the Annual Champagne Brunchsuch a success, especially KarenRessue (our V.P. Programming)and Christine Rocchio (ourlovely hostess). It was wonderful to catch up with old friends, get to know new members, and talk aboutour exciting calendar of events. We were thrilled tohave over 60 Delta Gamma's inattendance and look forward toseeing everyone at one of ourspecial interest groups or futurechapter events.
Delta Gamma's Very Own "Hill'sKitchen" Cooking Class!
Enjoy a taste of Fall by joining your WDC DG sisters in participating in ahands-
on cooking class at ―Hill’sKitchen,‖ a gourmet kitchenware store
turned cooking venue located onCapitol Hill.
 What Not to Miss This Month
by Karen Ressue 
Letter From the President
by Katie Novaria 
 
Special points of interest:
DG Foundation
Champagne Brunch Pics
Healthy Wealthy Wise
DG Membership
Inside this fabulous issue:
SIG Events
2
―Do Good‖
 
3
Healthy, Wealthy Wise
4
DG Membership
5
 
Events
6Housekeeping 7Pics from Champagne Brunch 8-10
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 A special shout out to V.P.Foundation, Lynn Neagley, andthe members of our DG "DoGood" Team who participatedin the Inaugural ColumbiaLighthouse for the Blind's Lightthe Way 5k at Nationals'Park. Your commitment to thephilanthropy and helping theblind and visually impairedmakes you great representativesof Delta Gamma in the D.C.Community. Thank you!This month we have a lot of fun SIG events planned and aspecial chapter event to look forward to on Capitol Hill. Getready to be DG's top chef onOctober 27th at this month'schapter event being held atHill's Kitchen in EasternMarket.Fall is the perfect time to experi-ment with new recipes. Why notdo it with your sisters? Check outKaren Ressue's "What Not To MissThis Month" for more details.Did you hear? We have new WDCDelta Gamma Alumnae Tees! If  you are interested in purchasingone of our new trendy v-necksplease let myself or Karenknow. We are selling them for $25and they are going fast! As Always, I encourage you tocheck out our website, Facebook group, and Twitter feed for all thelatest updates on D.C. DeltaGamma news. Hope to see you atthe next DG event!ITB,Katie Novaria Xi Chapter- University of MichiganDGs will learn how to make homemadepasta, which is a great skill to master forthe upcoming cold weather.Everyone will make their own batch of pasta, with enough to take home! Enjoy conversation with your sisters over adelicious Italian dinner(complete with vino).
Date:
Thursday, October 27th at6:30pm
Location
: Hill's Kitchen, 713 D StreetSE, Washington, D.C. 20003(Eastern Market Metro
orange andblue lines)
Cost
: $50/person
More Information/RSVP (by October 21st)
:Contact Karen Ressueat vpprogramming@wdcdeltagamma.org 
 
Page 2 WDC DG
DG Sweet Pea SIG:
October 7, 2011, 10:00 AM,
U.S. Na- tional Arboretum
, R Street, NE, off of Bladensburg Road
  Wide open spaces for your sweet pea torun around, who could ask formore! The arboretum is 446 acres but
it’s just short walk to visit the Aquatic
Garden and Koi Pond, the FriendshipGarden, the National Herb Garden, andthe National Bonsai & PenjingMuseum.  At 10:30 A.M. jump on the open airtram for a 35 minute taped tour. Picnicareas are available for lunch orsnacks. Tram tickets must be purchasedthe day of the tour at the kiosk in theparking lot near the R Street gate and arefree for kids under 4 and $4 foradults. The tram has room tostore strollers. For maps, directions, andotherinformation, see:
 For more information or to RSVP, con-tactsweetpea@wdcdeltagamma.org 
DG Moms Night Out:
October 8, 2011, Indique Heights,Friendship Heights, DC, Join fellow DGmothers for an evening on the town.This group gives DG moms a night away from their children for anevening of adult conversation, food andbeverage.Contactsweetpea@wdcdeltagamma.orgto rsvp for this event and to be added to theemail list for future events.
SIG Events
.
DG Book Club:
Bookclub will be held at a member’s home at 7 PM
 Wednesday, October 12th. Please contact Lindsey atbookclub@wdcdeltagamma.org for more information.
DG Wine Group:
  Wine Group: Wine Group Fall Happy Hour is Tuesday,October 18th at 6:30pm, location in DC (metro-accessible).Contact Meredith at wt@wdcdeltagamma.org for more info.
DGs in DC & Dine Out:
Join DGs in DC and Dine Out onOctober 15 for Taste of Georgetown! Taste of Georgetown show-
cases the spectacular cuisine of thirty of D.C.’s finest restaurants
and features over sixty dishes to sample. Contact Karen atdgsndc@wdcdeltagamma.org for event time or to RSVP.
 
Page 3 WDC DG
“Do Good” with WDC DG Foundation
by Lynn Neagley and Christine Rocchio 
 
Our Delta Gamma Do Good team had a fantastic month in September ―representing‖ Delta Gamma at the Light the Way 5k and VisionWalk. If you couldn’t make either walk/run with Delta Gamma alums and collegians you have another
chance this month-so save the date and join in the fun!On Saturday, October 22
nd
, the
Step Out for Diabetes
 
 walk will be at National’s Park and we will be there! If you would
like to join our team, contact me at vpfoundation@wdcdeltagamma.org or register the day of the event. If online registra- tion at the Step Out website becomes less complicated, I will post instructions on our website, facebook page and twitter.
Labels for Education and Boxtops4Education
- please continue collecting them this month and bring to a DG event orsend them to me. Autumn is a wonderful time for eating soups and stews-homemade or from a can- and an easy way to
collect both Labels and Boxtops4Education by purchasing Campbell’s and Progresso Soups, Swanson Broths and Stocksand for something sweet, Betty Crocker’s gluten free line of mixes
-
including one for brownies! For those of us who don’t
cook, office supplies from Avery and Bic are now part of these programs too so here is your chance to clip and collect forour Delta Gamma schools as well as for the Maryland School for the Blind!Those volunteering for Service for Sight projects-remember to email me your hours this month! And let me know if you seea volunteer opportunity I can share with our chapter members.
Campbell Soup Bar Code - Box Tops for Education - Reading Glasses
 
SAVE & DONATE those Labels, Box Tops and Eye-Glasses!!!
By collecting labels and box tops (The Labels for Education & Box Tops for Education) from the everyday products we alluse and have in our homes is an easy way to bring much needed equipment to children who are blind or visually impaired.
Campbell's Labels for Education
 
can be found on all Campbell’s Soup Labels, Pepperidge Farm (including
Goldfish, Crackers), Swanson, V8 Beverages, Prego. A list of all eligible products can be found at:http:// www.labelsforeducation.com 
General Mills Box Tops for Education
can be found on Betty Crocker and Pillsbury items, along with Ziploc/Hefty, Kleenex products, and many cereals, like Cheerios. A com-plete list is available at:http://www.boxtops4education
.
Another way to contribute is by donating your no longer
used eye-glasses/ sunglasses
to be recycledand reused by those in need.We send the used glasses collected to the Lions Club to be redistributed tounderprivileged people who can use them.*Labels, Box Tops and Glasses can be brought to any Alumnae event and given to any Board Member/SIG Coordinator or arrangements can be made to mail them to VP: Foundationat 
Don’t forget to recruit your family, friends, co
-workers and neighbors in support of our cause by asking them to also collect labels,box tops and glasses with us!
 

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