September 2012

IT'S TIME TO GATHER FOR OUR ANNUAL MEETING

One month from today, Guild members will gather at our Annual Meeting to hear a summary of the past year and to learn more about the next five.  Please make plans to be on campus Friday to attend the Annual Meeting and Reception, and join us under our tent at the Crusader Street Fair on Saturday!

Friday, Oct. 5

University Guild Annual Meeting

2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.

Harre Union, Brown & Gold Room

Plan to stay for refreshments following the meeting. 

Saturday, Oct. 6

Crusader Street Fair

11 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Huegli Lawn, Tents

Visit the Guild tent at this event, which will feature a variety of live entertainment, food (be sure to bring cash!), a children’s area with games and inflatables, a beer tent, and gathering spaces for a variety of campus departments and organizations.

Let us know you are coming by registering online for the Guild Annual Meeting, as well as other Homecoming Reunion Celebration events, or by calling 800.833.6792, Ext. 23.  More information on the weekend schedule can be found here.

 

BYLAWS COMMITTEE PROPOSAL

At the Annual Meeting on Oct. 5, members will vote on nine proposed bylaw changes.  Please read the suggested bylaw changes submitted by the 2012 Bylaws Committee.  You also can find our current bylaws on our website.   Thank you to the following members of the 2012 Bylaws Committee for their time and support:

Victoria Flood, Des Plaines, IL

Chita McKinney, Rochester, NY

Sheryl Meyer Patzke, Chair, Greendale, WI

 

THANK YOU FOR VOTING

Thank you for voting!  The ballots were tallied on Saturday, Aug. 18, in Atlanta, GA.  The recipients of the 2012 Guild Campus Gift Grants, as well as the three new members of the Guild Board of Directors, will be announced on campus at the Annual Meeting on Oct. 5.  We also will share the news in the next E-Update, so watch for more information!  Thank you to the following members and volunteers for their help at the meeting:

Linda Allen, Kennesaw, GA

Lorraine Dorough, McDonough, GA

Marie Geesa, Blairsville, GA

Joan Jansen, Norcross, GA

Marty Mattes, Roswell, GA

 

GUILD STUDENT INTERN BLOG

The Guild office has a new student intern!  Liz Freeman is a senior Sports Public Relations major from Roselle, IL.  She is writing a blog this semester to share her final year at Valpo with you.  Be sure to read her weekly blog here. The blog should be updated on Friday of each week.

 

REFER A MEMBER TO THE GUILD

We are now two months into our new fiscal year and our top priority is membership!  We need your help in finding others like you to join the Valparaiso University Guild.  Can you think of someone?  We would like to send them information on the organization.  Please submit their names and contact information, and we'll take it from there!