Members of the Central Missouri Sigma Chi Alumni met at the Broadway Brewery, Columbia, MO for a dinner meeting on Wednesday, December 8 ,2021. For the last meeting of 2021 there was a light agenda – so casual talk, local topics and great Brotherhood filled the business portion of the meeting. Speaking of business –
Please send your $ 20 check for 2022 Dues made to Central Missouri Sigma Chi Alumni Chapter. Mail to: Central Missouri Sigma Chi Alumni Chapterc/o Bruce Klaus 5003 Laredo TrailColumbia, MO 65203
Next scheduled meeting : Wednesday February 9, 2022
The September 8 meeting was held at Flat Branch Pub in Columbia. The outdoor patio setting was excellent. President Andy Kassel, Western Illinois ‘ 95 has done a fine job of moving meetings around to outdoor locations in Columbia. Westminster Colony Advisor Bob Aulgur, Westminster, ’75 attended the 2021 Krach Transformational Leadership Workshop – KTLW held in Miami, Ohio. Bob gave a report on the KTLW.
We also discussed two Chapter Eternal Westminster Sigma Chi Alumni. Jim Icenogel, Westminster ‘ 71 composed an outstanding description of brotherhood in March 2003 when he wrote ” It can last a lifetime – and, I believe beyond ” Brother Icenogel died in 2008. The other CE Westminster alumnus is C David White who was one of the founders of Delta Tau Chapter. He is listed as # 1 on the the 1949 Delta Tau Charter.
Another meeting date will be coming up on October 13. Look for an e-mail from Andy Kassel detailing the time and location.
Members of the Central Missouri Sigma Chi Alumni Chapter met in person for a dinner meeting at Cherry Street Cellar, Columbia, Missouri on June 9. Most of the business would center around the Grand Chapter to be held in Scottsdale, Arizona. Jon McGuff, Missouri ’15 was the official delegate representing our chapter at the 83rd Grand Chapter. Ben Trachtenberg, Yale ’01 and Andy Kassel Western Illinois ’95 attended as well on behalf of Central Missouri Sigma Chi Alumni Chapter.
Tim Sanderson, Western ‘ 85 was elected by the Sigma Chi International Fraternity as the 72nd Grand Consul. He is the third Grand Consul from Canada in our 166 year history. He is quoted as saying ” It is often said in my home country that the world needs more Canada. I believe that the world needs more Sigma Chi. The world needs more of our values, our generosity, and our ambitions “.
Northern Missouri Grand Praetor Ed Beckmann, Southeast Missouri ’08 has been awarded the Seven Lights Alumni Award by the Sigma Chi International Fraternity.
Be looking for an e-mail newsletter from President Andy Kassel giving details on our next meeting.
Central Missouri Sigma Chi Alumni Chapter met at the Heidelberg Restaurant outdoor patio on April 14. It was the first in person meeting held in over a year. The dinner meeting went very well and all precautions were observed according to the Columbia/Boone County Covid Orders. Look for information from President Andy Kassel in regards to a non-business / social meeting on Wednesday, May 12 and a regular in person business meeting to be held Wednesday, June 9.
Jonathan McGuff will be the certified delegate representing Central Missouri Sigma Chi Alumni Chapter at the upcoming 83rd Grand Chapter to be held in Scottsdale, Arizona June 24-27 2021 at The Westin Kierland Resort. Ben Trachtenberg will be the certified Alternate Delegate. Ben is also the Chairman of the Sigma Chi Fraternity Governing Laws Committee. Andy Kassel will be attending the Grand Chapter as well. So – Central Missouri will be well represented at the Grand Chapter.
Please send your $ 20 check for 2021 dues made to Central Missouri Sigma Chi Alumni Chapter.
Mail to : Central Missouri Alumni c/o Bruce Klaus, 5003 Laredo Trail, Columbia, MO 65203