Members of the Greater Birmingham Alumnae Chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta Women’s Fraternity gathered recently for a summer soiree.
The group held its summer meeting June 3 at the home of Emily Putnam Fulton, first vice president of hospitality.
President Elizabeth Estess Wilson presided over the meeting. Nancy Runyan Gaston made the recruitment report for Psi chapter at the University of Alabama, and Juliet Vascocu Stewart and Hayley Hammack Young gave the report for the Gamma Delta chapter at Auburn University. Judith Hayes Hand, permanent secretary, gave the report for the Gamma Omega chapter at the University of Alabama at Birmingham and for the other five chapters in the state.
Other newly-elected officers for the Greater Birmingham Alumnae Chapter of Alpha Gamma Delta are Kim Rains Hardwick, vice president of membership; Amy Nichols McCain, treasurer; and Betsy Weese Hoffman, secretary.
A report was given from the April Philanthropic Meeting and Fashion Show by Trends & Treasures. Proceeds went to the Alpha Gamma Delta Foundation, which supports scholarship, leadership and philanthropic endeavors, particularly diabetes education research.
Members in attendance were Katherine McDavid Allen, Anne Smaha Banks, Laura Hogan Brand, Donna McLemore Coppedge, Amy Traylor Corcoran and Cathy Williams Culberson.
Other members at the summer meeting were Joan Dent Curtis, Hannah Holcomb Davis, Catherine Curtis Eickholt, Jenny Bresler Evans, Jill Greene Everette, Asha Timmons Gardner, Rosemary Buntin Gillespy, Diane Smith Godber, Catherine Hughes, Amy Owen Lawson and Ashley McCarty Luke.
Also attending were chapter members Karen DeVenney McCollum, Sara McRay, Elizabeth Smith Melancon, Caroline Culberson Meyer, Laura Edge Morrison, Lucy Owen Parker, Jane Redding Parrish, Linda Winkler Pope, Misty Brewer Powell, Kyn Haas Prewitt, Stacy Hogan Pulliam, Jennifer Wynn Regan, Tracy Bresler Stephens, Kendall Lee Stephenson, Anna Marie Surber Taylor, Aimee LeCroy Turner, Gail Smith Westhoven and Susan Long Womack.
At the International Reunion Day held April 19 at the Hoover Country Club, Gamma Upsilon chapter at the University of Montevallo hosted Gamma Omega chapter at UAB.
Karen Smaha, former teacher and Peace Corps volunteer now with Stop Hunger Now’s Atlanta staff, was the speaker for event. The theme was “Come Home to Alpha Gamma Delta.”
Representatives from six chapters attended.
Mallory Mitchell from Montevallo and Hillary Flippo from UAB received the Senior Highest Scholarship Awards.
Senior women from the two chapters welcomed into the Alumnae Circle included Caroline Bowlin, Kathryn Carter, Olivia Collette, Rachel Davidson, Clarissa Deal, Hillary Flippo, Haley Foshee, Kasey Heath, Mary Frances Howell, Sabrina Jackson, Julia Meyer, Chelsea Myers, Cierra Myers and Layne Sims from UAB and Jana Hoffman, Jesilyn Loggins, Sara Lovett, Mallory Mitchell and Kimberly Thomas from the University of Montevallo.
Other alumnae at the April event were Shauna Arnold, Amber Davenport Coleman, Anna Jones Coleman, Kim Swindle Glover, Rachel Green, Charlotte Powell Howton, Laura Burkards Junkin, Danielle McCreary, Lori McEwen Sims, Lisa Smaha and Kathy Richardson West.