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Annual Fund Update - A Call to Action

Annual Fund Update - A Call to ActionHelp Us Make the 2018-19 Giving Year Strong!

Thank you to all alumni donors who have already made their gift for the 2018-19 annual fund. As a reminder, the annual fund runs from September 1 through August 31 each year, and supports alumni communications and events, house renovations, and chapter resources on a yearly basis.

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Tis' The Season

Tis' The SeasonYour Commitment Needed Now, More Than Ever

I trust you are all preparing for the Holiday season and traveling to see family, friends etc. I wish you the happiest of holiday seasons warmly.

As you can see by the Honor Roll, we’ve gotten some great Alumni support right out of the gate, as our giving year began September 1. Thank you all! If you'd like to make your gift, please click HERE. We’d love for you to join our 409 Club, where a donation of $409 or more gets you listed HERE and also, gets you a free gift!

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The Trick to Keeping Friends as We Get Older

The Trick to Keeping Friends as We Get OlderIt’s Hard to Maintain friendships and make new ones but it’s crucial.

*This article originally appeared in November in the Wall Street Journal.
By Diane Cole

Two or three times a week, Alan J. Fink, 64, the owner and manager of a box business in Baltimore, listens as his mother wishes out loud that she had good friends to go out with. That is worrisome for his mother, who is 88—and for himself. “I don’t want to be in her position in another 20 years,” Mr. Fink says. He frets that his circle of friends should be wider, “so that, down the pike, we’ll all be available to each other—if and when we need each other.” A growing body of data confirms that friends are essential to our medical, psychological and social well-being as we age. Yet many people find it difficult to maintain their circles of friends as they grow older. “It’s not that we’re deliberately neglecting our friendships,” says Ryan Hubbard, principal at Hinterland Innovation, a Melbourne, Australia, company that researches friendship and social innovations for modern enterprises. Losing friends, Mr. Hubbard says, is often more a function of our lives being complicated.

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Stephen Ferguson
$ 500.00 4 weeks ago
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$ 409.00 2 months ago
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