There is an exhibit at the UN about "An Inch of Water." This is information about the fact that drowning is the second highest cause of death for children worldwide under the age of 14. A reminder to all members that No Child is Safe in the Water - they must be watched at all times. They can fall over in an inch of water and drown. Scary! Often they cannot right themselves and turn over or stand up.
We're planning for the next CTAUN conference in March or April of 2019.
Best regards for a safe summer,
2018 DKG INTERNATIONAL CONVENTION
2016-2018 CONSTITUTION COMMITTEE
These Constitution Committee’s convention offerings are designed to help members better understand proposed amendments and to better prepare state organization leaders to explain and implement adopted amendments within their state governing documents. (download the document)
Q & A: Proposed Amendment Information Sessions
“Smooth Sailing Through State Bylaws Changes”
WEDNESDAY, July 18th – Breakout II – Room 305 – 1:15-2:00 PM
Sail with us through the current and upcoming bylaws changes for your state/province organization. See your transportation options and find where there is a helpful port of call. Gather answers to your journey’s questions and find out where your next stop will be. Let our committee by your travel guide.
This session will provide valuable information as state organizations align their governing documents with the newly amended Constitution/ISR over the next two years. Be sure a representative or two from your state organization attends this session.
TUESDAY, July 17th – TAKEAWAYS – SESSION A – 3:25-3:35 P.M.
Immediately following Breakout Session I
WEDNESDAY, July 18th – TAKEAWAYS – SESSION B – 2:10-2:20 P.M.
Immediately following Breakout Session II
WEDNESDAY, July 18th – TAKEAWAYS – SESSION C – 3:25-3:35 P.M.
Immediately following Breakout Session III
It’s with great sadness that I share the passing of our Sister, Sharon Long. Sharon passed away Tuesday morning at her home. I received the following information from Jeanne Whalen:
Saturday at St. Pisagh Church AME 306 N. Warwick Road Lawnside. Viewing 9-11 and services at 11. No designated charity so people can give to a charity of their choice or flowers.
Iota Chapter will be sending monies to one of our Charities in Sharon’s name.
Please keep Thelma and Doretha in your prayers.
Sharon was the Recording Secretary of Alpha Zeta State during the 2013-2015 biennium. The photograph above is from the luncheon at the 2015 convention.
Alpha Zeta State President
The 365 portion of the DKG app is now ready. The announcement is on the rotator of the DKG homepage. Clicking on the image will direct members to the instructions and information for downloading and using the APP. Access the app yourself and spread the word. Do it now and then forward this message to your chapter and your state!
Words of the announcement from HQ:
From the DKG Website:
We are happy to share a new endeavor coming out of headquarters! A small team of staff members has redesigned the DKG app and just launched it for all members. This app is with a new company, Gather Digital, and will completely replace the old one. It will have two parts to it to serve different purposes:
Part 1: 365- This part will give members basic information, news, updates, etc. that they would normally go to the website to find, but in a format more accessible than the website on their portable devices. It will be relevant and up to date year round, and only available to members.
Part 2: Conventions- This part will serve as a reference tool to members for DKG conventions and, ultimately, for conferences. It will include maps, schedules, speakers, discussion boards, etc. to help members feel more connected and informed on events, whether they are in attendance or not.
**Note that the convention side is in the process of being developed and will be launched once International Convention has been fully planned. You will only be accessing the 365 part of the app at this time.
Download and Log In Instructions:
The app is free to download and password protected. Once you have accessed the app, you will be prompted to login. Please use the email that the DKG has on file for you, then push the 'Email Password' button. You'll receive an email walking you through how to establish the password of your choosing. Once completed, login to the app with your email address and new password and explore! Navigate using the Menu button (3 horizontal lines) in the upper left corner.
To get the Delta Kappa Gamma 365 mobile app :
• iPhone and iPad users--search “DKG 365” or “Delta Kappa Gamma" on the Apple App Store.
• Android users--search “DKG365” or “Delta Kappa Gamma" on the Google Play Store.
• Blackberry, Windows, laptops--go to this address on your smart phones or computer browsers (omit www): https://dkg.gatherdigital.com
Thanks! We hope you use and enjoy the mobile app!
Attached is our summer edition of The Curriculum of Hope for a Peaceful World Newsletter
Questions about the proposed amendments?
Answers are Available
You want to be prepared for the vote.
You want to understand. Help is a click away.
Information has been compiled and videos made.
Go to: http://www.dkg.org/DKGMember/Resources/2018_Proposed_amendments.aspx
You will find:
(Attachment) As you are aware, there are many controversies facing us today. While we are individually taking stands on these, Delta Kappa Gamma, as a nonprofit, must remain neutral. Therefore, the attached document explains in more detail this neutral position. Please read and pass along to chapters and anyone else in DKG who may need this information.
2016 - 2018 International Communications & Publicity Committee