Holiday Celebration – Dec. 11, 2019

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Wednesday, December 11, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.  Come celebrate the holidays with Sisters! The evening will include a $10-15 gift exchange (optional) and an optional cookie exchange (contact Suzanne). December 11 is also the deadline for the gifts for our Northwestern Settlement House family (for those who signed up in November).     Marsha is our Hostess, and Carla is our Co-hostess.

Entertainment Books are for sale at $25 each.  Buy the book from Karen or order online. There is an app for your phone so the coupons will always be handy!  Chicago North Shore makes a profit of $5 per book. 

Note: Saturday, January 11, 2020, 12:00 p.m.:  Let’s Have Lunch Together — A continuation of our Fifty is Nifty Birthday Party at Pinstripes with bocce and bingo  Due date for paid reservations is 12/30. Space is limited so…first-come, first-served.  Invitations to follow.   You may bring your check for $30 made out to Dian to the December meeting to reserve your seat!

All Alpha Xi Delta’s are welcome!  We’re all good sisters!                                                                                                                                               Click on “Contact Us” for directions or complete details on any of the programs.

Book Talk – Where the Crawdads Sing

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Wednesday, November 13, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.    Book Talk –Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens   Dian will lead the book discussion with some prepared questions. This is the deadline to turn in your Fannie May candy order. Remember your order is shipped to you directly. Also, sign-up to participate in giving gifts in December to a family from the Northwestern University Settlement House. Our November hostess is Karen M., and our Co-hostess is Suzanne.

SPOILER ALERT! The link below has our discussion questions, but you may not want to look at them until you have read the entire book. Discussion Questions

Carla’s info on the pecans: 1-lb. bags of mammoth halves – $12.00, 12-oz. bags of the chocolate-covered pecans – $8.00. The deadline to order is November 13. You will get the pecans you ordered at the December Holiday meeting at Marsha’s house; or if you play bridge on the first Monday of the month, you will get your order on Dec. 2. Please send Carla your check for your order payable to AXD Salt Creek.

If you are new to Chicago North Shore Alumnae, stop by and check us out! We’re all good sisters!

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Safety Tips for Women – Part 1

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Fifty is Awesome, Fifty is Nifty                                                                                                                                  Wednesday, October 9, 2019, at 7:30 p.m. Officer Joel Detloff, Community Relations, Village of Glenview Police Department, will share safety tips for women in his presentation. Be there to learn how to help yourself or others in a variety of situations. The book selected to be discussed at the November meeting is Where the Crawdads Sing (2018) by Delia Owens. Our Hostess is Veronica, and our Co-hostess is Penny.

It’s Fannie May time! One of our main fundraisers is selling the popular Fannie May candy, nuts, and gift cards. Get a catalog and order form from Karen L. or click on “Contact Us” above this announcement to request them. Orders are due at the November 13 meeting, and your purchases are sent directly to you.

If you are new to Chicago North Shore Alumnae, stop by and check us out! We’re all good sisters!

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Salad Supper and Summer Memories

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Fifty is Awesome, Fifty is Nifty                                                                                                                                  Wednesday, September 11, 2019, at 6:45 p.m. Our annual feast of salads, sharing summer memories, and kicking off the new year of celebrating 50 years of CNS. Bring your best salad and appetite and continue the 50th celebration. Welcome in the new officers and learn about activities for the coming year. Look over the list of books in the previous post on this page. We’ll vote for the selection to be read at the November meeting. Our Hostess is Holly, and our Co-hostess is Jean.

If you are new to Chicago North Shore Alumnae, stop by and check us out!  You need not bring a salad–just come and enjoy! We’re all good sisters!

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Fifty is Awesome! Fifty is Nifty!

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The 50TH ANNIVERSARY of CHICAGO NORTH SHORE is this summer! Celebrate with sisters at an Ice Cream Social, on Sunday, July 14, 2019, 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 pm, at Homer’s Ice Cream, 1237 Green Bay Road, Wilmette, IL to commemorate CNS’s special anniversary! We have a private room and the charge is $10 per person. Chicago North Shore was chartered as an Alumnae Chapter on July 14, 1969, becoming an Alumnae Association in 1993 as directed by the national fraternity.

Wednesday, May 8, 2019 Celebrating Our Sisters

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Wednesday, May 8, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.  This is the annual end of the year gathering to honor those members receiving the Order of the Rose (50 years), Order of the Pearl (60 years) and Diamond (75 years), as well as the members who have already reached these milestones. Installation of new officers serving the next two years will take place. Pam is our hostess, and our co-hostess is Judy. Join your sisters for this very special evening!

Saturday, April 27, 2019 Autism Speaks Chicago North Shore Walk    New Trier West campus  Kit set up a walking team–“Alpha Xi Delta Northshore Family and Friends”. If you participated, thank you! Donations are accepted after the walk date through May 26, 2019. If you are interested, click here.

Saturday, June 1, 2019   Autism Speaks Chicago Walk   Montrose Harbor, Chicago      Here’s the link for the Chicago Walk.   If you have questions, contact Kit.

The 50TH ANNIVERSARY of CHICAGO NORTH SHORE is coming this summer! Celebrate with sisters at an Ice Cream Social, on Sunday, July 14, 2019, 2:00 p.m.- 4:00 pm, at Homer’s Restaurant, 1237 Green Bay Road, Wilmette, IL to commemorate CNS’s special anniversary! We have a private room and the charge is $10 per person. Chicago North Shore was chartered as an Alumnae Chapter on July 14, 1969, becoming an Alumnae Association in 1993 as directed by the national fraternity.

NATIONAL CONVENTION:  Seattle, WA  –  July 3-6, 2019

If you are new to Chicago North Shore Alumnae, stop by and check us out!  We’re all good sisters!

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March 13, 2019 Exercise Your Brain and Keep it Sharp!

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Wednesday, March 13, 2019, at 7:30 p.m.      Exercise Your Brain and Keep it Sharp! Learn about brain-training exercises and the research behind them. We will try some exercises! Election of officers for the next two years will take place. Chocolate (brain food?) and Irish treats will be served. Dian is our hostess, and our co-hostess is Susan.

The area-wide AXD Founders’ Day Luncheon is April 27, 2019, Noon-3:00 p.m., at Meze Mediterraneo, 680 Mall Drive, Schaumberg. Click this link for information and the reservation form. https://www.alphaxideltachicagonorthshore.com/wp-content/uploads/AXD-Founders-Day-4-27-2019-Invitation.pdf

The Chicago North Shore Alumnae Panhellenic Benefit Dinner will be April 25, 2019, at The Knollwood Club, 1890 Knollwood Rd., Lake Forest. Proceeds benefit college scholarships for women. Here are links with the information. To see the pages go to the Calendar section of this website.

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All Alpha Xi Delta’s are welcome!  We’re all good sisters!

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