Fraternity Award: The Alumnae Achievement Award

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MCNABOE MOST OUTSTANDING ASSOCIATION AWARD This award recognizes overall alumnae association excellence and has been presented at every Convention since 1940. To be considered for this award, an association must be in good standing according to the Fraternity Bylaws, Standing Rules and Policies, use ritual in its association operations, distribute its newsletter annually, be inclusive and foster sisterhood, establish a commitment of giving, update the association Bylaws biennially, and assist or interact with a collegiate chapter. One overall winner will be selected from among the finalists. Foundation Awards Designed to recognize giving to the Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation, these awards are given to chapters and alumnae associations to thank…show more content…
First established at the 1946 Biennial Convention, the award recognizes Kappa alumnae for outstanding contributions to their chosen fields. These seven extraordinary women will be honored at the 72nd Biennial Convention in Denver. The Loyalty Award Established in 1956, the Loyalty Award honors Helena Flinn Ege, Pittsburgh, 1944–48 Director of Alumnae and 1948–52 Fraternity President. The highest honor that can be bestowed upon a member, the Loyalty Award recognizes years of devoted service and commitment to the Fraternity’s values. The recipient of the 2018 Loyalty Award will be announced at General Convention. For a list of former Loyalty Award recipients, click here. AGENDA Abbreviated…show more content…
In college, he dealt with depression, suicidal thoughts, and substance abuse. He found that it was easy to have conversations about physical health. But, when it came to his mental health, no one knew what to say or do. We often celebrate someone's resilience with a physical health issue or disease, but don't give ourselves enough credit for resilience with mental health. Open communication is a key element to connect a chapter and alumnae in a powerful way and provide support to all members. Studies show that members of Greek-letter organizations receive more emotional support than nonmembers. It’s vital to harness that unique connection to enhance membership development and build the critical component of resilience in an organization. Szabo is the co-author of Behind Happy Faces: Taking Charge of Your Mental Health and a blogger for The Huffington Post. His tremendous efforts in the mental health field have led him to receive a 2010 Didi Hirsch Erasing the Stigma Leadership Award and the 2012 Changing Minds Award. Lori Hart Making Greek Great Since the days of our Founders, fraternity and sorority life has always been about one thing: building friendships. We all seek a place to

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