Club News

Brocton Preceptor Beta Epsilon Sorority

BROCTON – Members of the Brocton Preceptor Beta Epsilon Sorority met recently at the home of Judy Travis for a soup and salad supper. Travis provided the dessert.

Following the supper a meeting was held. Thank you notes were read from the Fredonia Opera House and the Portland Evergreen Cemetery Association for recent donations made to them from the sorority.

Several members and their mothers attended an early Mother’s Day Lunch at the White Inn on May 5.

The Social Committee reported on several upcoming events in the area including the Bicentennial Celebration events of the Community Talent Show and Art Exhibit on May 30 at the Brocton Central School’s Auditorium at 6:30 p.m. and the Town of Portland Farm and Garden Contest and Tour on June 15 and 16. The group discussed participating in the Bicentennial Parade on Sunday, July 14. They will discuss this further at their next meeting.

The Service Committee reported they recently weeded the Arch Park and will be planting flowers after Memorial Day. Sorority members delivered May Day flowers on May 1 to residents of the Star Apartments.

At the group’s recent Founder’s Day dinner, Margie Boltz read a letter from Laura Ross- Winfield, Beta Sigma Phi International’s president, which stated that the theme for the 2013/2014 year is “Light Up Your Life.”

Janice Hipwell presented the program for the evening on “Essential Tremors” and reported many interesting facts about this neurological disorder that causes the hands, head, voice, legs or trunk to shake rhythmically. ET is one of the most common movement disorders and affects more than 10 million people in the United States and more worldwide.

Boltz will host the next meeting on Tuesday at 7 p.m. with Jessie Hannold serving as co-hostess. Installation of officers will be held at this time.