MARCH 15, 1969                                             FOLDED?

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Pic 1 (back row, left to right) Nancy Quayle, Patricia Brendes, Kristi Pollok, and Jolene Capozzi.  Front row, left to right, Susan Hayes and Mary Ellen Bennett—Ontario County Times Journal - June 6, 1969



Geneva Times

June 5, 1969

Geneva girl elected publicity chairman


… Arethusa Eta, the first sorority at Ontario County's college , was founded on March 15.  The organization was established to promote academic excellence and to maintain a close relationship between the College and the Community.

Membership in Arethusa Eta is open to all women enrolled at Community College of the Finger Lakes.  At the present time, 15 coeds belong to the sorority.

Officers are Susan Hayes, Canandaigua, president; Mary Ellen Bennett, Greece, vice president; Janice Kerns, Mt. Morris, secretary; Patricia Brendes, Sodus, treasurer; Kristi Pollok, Canandaigua, chaplain; and Nancy Quayle, Canandaigua, sergeant-at-arms.

Fall projects include a sidewalk art show and the establishment of a Biafra fund.

Pic 2

PLEDGING FOR UNITED FUND - Community college students (left t right): Richard Groth, Sigma Kappa Chi pubic relations manager; James Power, pledge master; Mary Ellen Bennett, vice president of the Arethusa Eta; and Jolene Capozzi, sorority public relations chairman, receive instructions from Carl Ritz, (right), YMCA general secretary concerning the volunteer house-to-house campaign about 60 college students will be participating in as part of a pledging for the Sigma Kappa Chi fraternity and the Arethusa Eta sorority.

- Daily Messenger, Canandaigua; Oct. 30, 1969

Pic 3 BLOOD DONOR - Members of the Community College of the Finger Lakes Arethusa Eta sorority turned up last week to give blood at St. Mary's.  Mary DeSieno (lying down is shown about to give blood while surrounded by other sorority members.  From left to right are: Barbara Joseph (president), Candy Colvin, Jackie Martello, Karen Braun (vice-president), Charlotte Baker and Janice Manzie.

- Daily Messenger, Canandaigua, NY; Sept. 25, 1973

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