November 11, 2020 Minutes

Central Missouri Sigma Chi Alumni Chapter met via Google Meet on November 11.

Our next virtual meeting will be held on December 9 from 7:00 – 8:30 pm. Look for a  Google Meet e-mail from President Andy Kassel. Wester Illinois ’95 for instructions on this meeting. Likewise, we expect that more virtual meetings will be held every month in 2021on the second Wednesday : January 13, February 10, March 10, April 14.

The 83rd Grand Chapter will be held in Scottsdale, Arizona June 24-27 2021 at The Westin Kierland Resort.  

Central Missouri Sigma Chi Alumni Chapter will be in our 18th year as an organization and 17th year as a Chartered Sigma Chi Alumni Chapter in 2021. Please send your $20 check for 2021 dues made to Central Missouri Sigma Chi Alumni Chapter now .We send our $250 Chapter dues to Sigma Chi International in early February.

                                                            Central Missouri Alumni Chapter

                                                            c/o Bruce Klaus

                                                            5003 Laredo Trail

                                                            Columbia, MO 65203 

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August 12, 2020 Minutes

Central Missouri Sigma Chi Alumni Chapter met via Google Meet on August 12

Meetings are normally held on the second Wednesday of every even month. For the rest of 2020 we will meet via Google Meet on the second Wednesday of every remaining month in 2020. Google Meet chapter meetings will be held 7:00-8:30 P M on:

                                                                       September 9

                                                                       October 14

                                                                       November 11

                                                                       December 9 

Look for a Google Meet e-mail notice in early September from President Andy Kassel, Western Illinois ‘ 95 for the September 9 online meeting. See you online September 9

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June 10, 2020 Minutes

Central Missouri Alumni Chapter met via Google Meet on June 10.

 Meetings are held the second Wednesday of every even month. Upcoming meetings are August 12, October 14, and December 9.  The August 12 meeting will probably be held via Google Meet.

 Many Alumni Chapters are successfully meeting online via Zoom or one of the other meeting service platforms like Google Meeting. Some groups have seen an uptick in attendance. Attracting new members who perhaps find online engagement more accommodating to their schedules certainly helps share our messages and introduces chapters to larger Sigma Chi audiences.

 The Sigma Chi Colony at Westminster has 9 colonists living in the Sigma Chi House. Recruitment efforts for the second class of colonists are underway. All is progressing well according to Chapter Advisor, Significant Sig Bob Aulgur.

 A documentary premiering at the We Are One Festival entitled “Wake Up” on June 4 via YouTube was produced by Alex Lindley, Missouri ‘ 15.  Wake Up – Stories From The Fronlines Of Suicide Prevention includes the story of Keller Zibilich, LSU ’14 and the efforts of his parents Michael Zibilich, LSU ’70 and his wife Gayle to help Sigma Chi erase the stigma behind mental health. A full length feature story highlighting  Project Wake Up will be featured in the Summer Issue of The Magazine of Sigma Chi.

 Sunday June 28, 2020 marked the 165th Anniversary of the founding of Sigma Chi. We have much to be proud of:   350,0000 plus all time initiates, 249 active chapters and colonies, 131 active alumni chapters.

 Sigma Chi Leadership Institute’s recent achievement as a state – licensed institution of higher learning enables Sigma Chi to be the only organization in the Greek -letter world to be able to provide third party authenticated and validated leadership and character development curriculum to our members.

https://sigmachi.org/sigma-chi-leadership-institute-becomes-licensed-educational-institution-in-illinois/

 Look for a Google Meet e-mail notice in early August from President Andy Kassel, Western Illinois ‘ 95 for our August 12 online meeting. See you online August 12

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December 11, 2019 Minutes

Lunch meetings are held the second Wednesday of every even month. Upcoming 2020 meetings are February 12, April 8,June 10, August 12, October 14, and December 9.

Held at the Stadium Grill, 1218 Fellows Place, Columbia,Missouri at Noon. Meetings usually last about an hour.

President Andy Kassel, Vice President Ben Trachtenberg, and Secretary/Treasurer Bruce Klaus were reelected to office for 2020.

The Sigma Chi house at University of Missouri closed in November. For more information, see the Sigma Chi International website at www.sigmachi.org

A colony will be starting at Westminster in 2020. Meetings will be held at the Sigma Chi house. After February 1 2020,members of Sigma Chi can visit a meeting on any Sunday at 7:00 p.m. If you would like to attend, please e-mail Significant Sig Bob Aulgur Westminster ‘ 75 at drychi@yahoo.com

A Province Workshop will be held at St Louis University on Saturday, February 8, 2020. This will include chapters from Northern and Southern Missouri Provinces. If you would like to attend contact Andy Kassel.

You can pay your 2020 dues of $20 with a check. Just send to:        

                                                          Central Missouri Sigma Chi Alumni Chapter

                                                                            P O Box 813

                                                                       Columbia,MO 65205

See you at our next meeting February 12

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