October 14, 2020 Community Wellbeing with Book Discussion

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Wednesday, October, 14, 2020     Community Wellbeing with Book Discussion        The New York Times Bestseller novel about racism in the USA, Small Great Things by Jodi Picoult will be the focus of the discussion facilitated by Trish.

Reminders of Autism Speaks Virtual Walks: ChicagoSeptember 19, 2020 Chicago North Shore – Sunday, October 11, 2020  See Calendar page for links to details.

September 9, 2020 – Social Wellbeing: A Virtual Feast

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Wednesday, September 9, 2020, at 7:00 p.m.

The year will feature Alpha Xi Delta’s Wellbeing Program.  It is from Wellbeing, The Five Essential Elements” by T. Rath and J. Harter.  Traditionally, Chicago North Shore starts its year with a salad supper, but not THIS year! It will be a Virtual Feast for social purposes; and when you choose your salad, consider your Physical Wellbeing! It is said that “Every hour of Social Time keeps stress away.”

Share joys and concerns on the ZOOM meeting and find out how sisters have weathered COVID-19 the past few months. Members have been emailed instructions to join the meeting.

If you are new to Chicago North Shore Alumnae, click on Contact Us to let us know you would like the information to join the ZOOM meeting. All Alpha Xi’s are welcome!

May 13, 2020 Meeting is Now Virtual

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Wednesday, May 13, 2020, at 7:30 p.m.  There will NOT be an In-Person meeting at Pam’s house. There will be a virtual meeting–same date and same time. CNS members will be notified.  Not a member yet?  Click on Contact Us at the top of this page and ask about it.

Celebration of the Milestones of Order of the Rose, Pearl, and Diamond will take place at a later date.

  BE SAFE AND BE WELL!

POSTPONED, RESCHEDULED, and CANCELLED EVENTS for CHICAGO NORTH SHORE ALUMNAE AND AXD

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The governor of Illinois has issued a “Shelter-in-Place” order until April 30, 2020, during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

The area-wide Founders’ Day event scheduled for April 25, 2020, has been POSTPONED and RESCHEDULED FOR SUNDAY, SEPTEMBER 27, 2020, at 1:00 p.m.

The Chicago North Shore Alumnae Panhellenic Benefit scheduled for Wednesday, April 22, 2020, has been CANCELLED but welcomes ticket purchases as donations. The donations will be used for the scholarships, which would have been awarded at the benefit. There will be some raffle items available, also. Check back here for the latest on how you can help!

Any scheduling changes will be posted on this website.

Autism Speaks – Note new hostess*

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020, at 7:30 p.m.  Autism Speaks           Come learn about the latest news from our national philanthropy, the results of the Autism Speaks walks, and upcoming opportunities for support. Kits for Kids will be assembled to give to Autism Speaks. Hostess:  Jean*     Co-hostess: Susan

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

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Self-Defense – Part 2

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020, at 7:30 p.m.      Safety Tips for Women – Part 2          Peter Honigmann, Best Defense Concepts, will make a self-defense presentation including what to do if you find yourself in trouble, whether to comply or to fight back, and three main reactions to a dangerous situation: fight OR flight OR freeze.  May you never be in a position to need his advice: but if you are, this information might actually save your life or someone else’s.             Hostess:  Dian        Co-hostess: Kit

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

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Let’s Have Lunch Together

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Saturday, January 11, 2020, at 11:30 a.m.

Pinstripes, 1150 Willow Road, Northbrook, IL 60062, 847-480-2323

Start the new decade with an opportunity to eat out with sisters in the Badiola Room at Pinstripes. After lunch, participate in a game of bocce or bingo. Cost: $30 per person. Dian is collecting the money, and any excess money will go towards Autism Speaks.

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.

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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