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10/15/2007 - Mayor Proclaims Alpha Delta Kappa Founder's Month

   Office of the Mayor
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5 p.m. CDT, October 15, 2007


October is Alpha Delta Kappa Founder's Month in Sedalia

(SEDALIA, MISSOURI) : Mayor Bob Wasson issued a proclamation today designating October, 2007 as Alpha Delta Kappa Founder's Month in Sedalia. 

Text of Proclamation

"WHEREAS, the month of October is celebrated as Founder’s Month for Alpha Delta Kappa, and

WHEREAS, the purposes of Alpha Delta Kappa are:

• To give recognition to outstanding women educators who are actively engaged in teaching, administration, or some specialized field of the teaching profession;
• To build a fraternal fellowship which will add to their effectiveness in the promotion of excellence in education;
• To promote high standards in education and to assist in strengthening the status and advancement of the teaching profession;
• To promote educational and charitable projects and activities, to sponsor scholarships, to further and maintain worthy standards in the field of education;
• To contribute to world understanding, goodwill and peace through an international fellowship of women educators united in the ideals of education; and

WHEREAS, Alpha Delta Kappa is an international sorority for women educators organized in 1947; and

WHEREAS, the sorority now has 1,925 international chapters, and

WHEREAS, the local Beta Alpha chapter was organized in 1964;

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that I, Bob Wasson, Mayor of the City of Sedalia, Missouri, do hereby proclaim October 2007 as “ALPHA DELTA KAPPA FOUNDER’S MONTH” in the City of Sedalia, Missouri."


Mayor Bob Wasson
signs ADK Founder's Month Proclamation.

 Standing behind the Mayor are, from left : Bonnie Diefendorf, recording secretary; Amy Woolery, corresponding secretary; Jinny O'Donnell, treasurer; Carol DeMoss, ADK Committee; Elizabeth Meyer, ADK vice president; Donna Buso, ADK Committee; Sharon Atkinson, chaplain; and Keven Reed, ADK president of the Beta Alpha chapter, which was formed in 1964.

Photo Credit : Randy Kirby
Photo Date : 10/15/2007

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