Germantown Academy is pleased to announce that the first guest in the Head of School's Distinguished Speakers Series will be Pulitzer Prize-winning author Colson Whitehead. Mr. Whitehead will discuss his book, The Underground Railroad, host a Q & A with audience members and participate in a book signing during a special event on Tuesday, February 27 at 7pm in the Arts Center at Germantown Academy. This event is free and open to the public. Find out more >
The Nov/Dec Get Connected is here!
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Go the www.dkgef.org and use your computer bookmark to connect you to the website of the Educational Foundation of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International. Take advantage of the opportunities to apply for funds that are available to individuals, chapters and state organizations. Deadlines to apply for the funds are on or before:
The Educational Foundation is planning a fundraising event that will take place on Wednesday evening of the International Convention in Austin, Texas, in 2018. The “Save the Date” flyer that is attached
As the flyer indicates, more information will be forthcoming as details are developed—but the date and venue (Wednesday, July 18, 2018 at the elegant Bullock Museum) are definite. Please help to spread the word!
Enjoy an Alaskan Glacier Cruise
Join me and DKG Friends aboard
The Celebrity Solstice
August 29 – September 8, 2018
Check it out via
Cruise out of Seattle to Alaska
See towering blue glaciers, spot whales,
View totem poles in Ketchikan
Join the DKG Alaskan Glacier Cruise
Aboard the Celebrity Solstice
August 29 – September 8, 2018
Bring a spouse, a friend, a colleague
Tour the Seattle Fish Market,
Pass through a 20-mile fjord,
Learn about the 1800 Gold Rush,
For more information contact Carolyn@rants.net
Venture to the Last Frontier.
Cruise out of Seattle to discover classic gold rush towns and spectacular seascapes. Alaska will thrill you with its winding waterways, towering glaciers and rushing waterfalls, all within camera-shot of the ship's deck. Keep your eyes peeled and you're likely to spot an array of whale species breeching in the waves. After a week on the water, return to civilization in Victoria, beloved for its blooming gardens and mild weather.
The DKG sponsored cruise to Alaska in August of 2018 is open for booking!
please find a document regarding the cruise, including many details about the trip. The last page has some great photos and also contact information for the DKG Ambassador for the trip, Carolyn Rants. She can answer questions members may have, and she will be going along on the tour. Carolyn's phone number and email address are listed.
Please note that the price may go up after December 1, 2017. The time to book is now!!
Download the brochure
alaskacruisedkg.grouptoursite.com The time to book is now!!
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The latest DKG FORUM newsletter has arrived. Check it out on our website. In this issue: NEW HEALTH CARE LEGISLATION - A COMPARISON, NEW HEALTH CARE LEGISLATION – THE HOUSE BILL, COMPARING CURRENT LEGISLATION WITH THESE BILLS, REGIONAL CONFERENCE FORUM SESSIONS,...