Tri Delta Launches Body Image Program

This past convention (you can see pictures posted on this site) I had the opportunity to learn about an important intiative that Delta Delta Delta has unwritten. It’s called Reflections – it’s a body image program created by sorority women, for sorority women and what’s even better is that it is going beyond just that and is being share with universities.

It all starts with the following saying: “Friends don’t let friends fat talk” – it’s become one of my new mantras – I hope it will become one of yours.

Please check out the website today to learn more: http://www.bodyimageprogram.org/

It starts today. It starts with you.

DL
Carmelina

Membership News: Introducing Points North Studio

I’ve long enjoyed photography as a hobby, in the last couple of years with a Nikon Coolpix S2 (a point and shoot) and a Nikon D80 SLR, both digital cameras. But this past week I’m turning it from not just a hobby, but to a business as well.

Today, I’m pleased to announce the opening of my new CafePress.com shop at CafePress.com/ShireenJ. I call my shop Points North Studio, after my Flickr name (Flickr is a photo sharing website). I’ve found CafePress very helpful whenever I’ve had to call them while trying to create products, I’m impressed that they test all their products for quality, and I’ve heard good things from people who’ve ordered from them.

I’ve created a few products to begin with: T-shirts featuring my popular morning rose or a playful dog, a journal with the CN Tower soaring up its cover, three types of calendars including one featuring Toronto, Christmas greeting cards and ornaments, and a birthday card featuring a jaunty yellow crocus. I am regularly adding to the shop as I familiarize myself with creating products. CafePress provides the ability to open up more than one shop; if, for example, people want to see more greeting cards, I’ll open up new shops to showcase new card designs.

I invite you to check it out, e-mail me your comments, spread the word, and please shop!

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P.S. If you have member news, please submit it so that we can tell our Tri Delta sisters through this website. We’d love to read about it!

Founder’s Day committee member voluntters

Hello everyone,

Please contact me if you are interested in participating in some of the behind the scenes work that goes into Founder’s Day! I am looking for any volunteers (even if you can only afford to help out a little, every little bit helps!!) for creative projects as well as some helping hands for some of the more functional tasks that are all very important in putting together this fine evening. It’s a great way to get involved without a lot of commitment, as well as a fun way to spend some time with your sisters while helping out!

In the bonds,

Selen Umul

social@torontotridelta.com

647.201.5017

Collegiate Recruitment Update

 

2008 RECRUITMENT WAS A SUCCESS!!

 

Our recruitment period for 2008 has officially come to an end. We are proud to say that we got 13 wonderful new sisters, who we are thrilled about!!! With the leadership of our V.P. Membership Vanessa LeBouthillier, and the recruitment workshops and planning sessions that took place over the summer- all our hard work paid off!

 

Going into recruitment, we had 35 collegiate members. Campus total is now 40, and any house is allowed to exceed campus total only through formal recruitment. With our 13 new members, that brings our house total to 48 women!! We also got two Tri Delta legacies through recruitment, which is very exciting- Martha Parker and Sarah Driscoll! We are currently the biggest house on campus, and this also means that we do not have to recruit for the rest of the year, nor do we have to host a spring initiation. We can now focus on other goals, such as sisterhood and philanthropy. Many of the other sororities on campus also had a successful recruitment period, with almost every house reaching quota.

 

We would like to thank all the Alumni that supported us along the way. None of this could have been possible without your help! Thanks again and we really hope to see you all at our future Tri Delta events!

 

Delta Love,

 

Lydia Oliverio

Collegiate-Alumnae Relations

The Pearls on Bid Day!
The Pearls on Bid Day!

 

Collegiate & Alumnae social

 

Recent graduates, are you missing the fun of being a Collegiate member?

Please join us on October 23 @ 7PM for a social with the Collegiate chapter!  Let’s welcome the New Members and introduce them to our wonderful Alumnae members!  Event will be at 30 Madison Ave.

Nibbles and drinks will be provided, because it isn’t a Tri Delta event without food!

Event is FREE for dues paying Alumnae members
$5 for non-dues paying Alumnae

We can take Alumnae membership cheques at the event, should you feel so inclined. Cost is $47 for your first year, $60 subsequent years (membership also gives you a discount at Founder’s Day… coming up soon!)

Questions may be directed to reference@torontotridelta.com or (416) 629-3668.

Hope to see you there!

 

 

Jen & Lydia

Collegiate-Alumnae Relations

 

Initiation Weekend

 

Trident Degree

Friday, November 14th at 8pm

 

Stars and Crescent Degree

Saturday, November 15th at 8am

 

 

 

All-U-Can eat Spaghetti Night!

All-U-Can eat Spaghetti Night!

Monday October 20th, 7-11pm

30 Madison Ave

The Tri Delta Collegiate Chapter will be serving up all the spaghetti and meatballs you can eat for only $5! We’ve got better, cheaper and more food than East Side Mario’s.

All proceeds are donated to Children’s Cancer Charities. This means your money will go directly to THE HOSPITAL FOR SICK CHILDREN here in Toronto as well as ST. JUDE CHILDREN’S RESEARCH HOSPITAL in Memphis.

We welcome everyone to come out and show support for this amazing cause.

 

If anyone is interested in donating food for this night, items still needed include:

meatballs
parmesan cheese
bread
butter
paper plates
plastic forks
disposable cups

Thank you!

Psi Psi Psi International Convention

The Toronto chapter of Psi Psi Psi is hosting the sorority’s International Convention this year in Ottawa, Ontario at the Lord Elgin Hotel.

From Thursday, October 16th to Sunday October 19th, our mothers from across the United States and Canada, along with their husbands and Tri Delta daughters, will be flocking to their sorority’s 85th Convention and celebrating Tri Psi Toronto’s 75th anniversary. It’s sure to be a lot of fun and frolic, as it always is.

Toronto Tri Psi is inviting us to attend their full convention over the weekend or the main Banquet Saturday night. Full details can be found on their Tri Psi page.

TAAP Item Donation Day

Panhellenic philanthropy

Time and Place

Date: Saturday, October 25, 2008

Time: 1:00pm – 3:00pm

Location: Delta Delta Delta Chapter House

Contact Info

Phone: 416-818-8272

Email: tara.zachar@utoronto.ca or ddd_princess@hotmail.com

Come to the Toronto Area Alumnae Panhellenic (TAAP) Item Donation Day! TAAP will be collecting items to donate to assorted local charities in the Greater Toronto Area.

Stop by the Delta Delta Delta house, 30 Madison Avenue, from 1 – 3 pm, to drop off your goods, meet other TAAP members, and have a coffee or tea!

The Delta Delta Delta house is easily accessible from the Spadina TTC stop.

TAAP will be collecting the following items:

1. Clothing and accessories — Clean out your closet! TAAP will be collecting clothing to donate to Oasis, which provides clothing for men and women in recovery to help overcome employment barriers and other obstacles.

2. Labels for Education — TAAP will also be collecting labels from affiliated Campbell’s products (including Campbell’s soup labels, Pepperidge Farm Goldfish labels, V8 labels, and Prego tomato sauce labels) to donate to a Toronto school in need of educational materials.

We look forward to seeing as many women as possible and collecting as many goods as possible to donate!

Babes in arm welcome

http://www.clothingbank.ca/index.asp

Items collected for the Closet Clean Out are:
Clothing (including women’s, men’s, boys, girls and babies), costume jewelry, purses and shoes

http://www.labelsforeducation.ca/english/

Here’s a list of all of the eligible products for Labels for Education! There’s even an easy printable version that you can hang on your fridge. The labels will be donated to Parkdale P.S.