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In the spirit of birthdays, the Alpha Chi Omega sorority will use Alumni Weekend to celebrate 60 years in the elegant white house that sits on the corner of Eighth and Dearborn. The Alpha Chis have plenty to celebrate these days as the sorority also was awarded this year’s Grade Cup for best grade-point average on campus.

Delta Tau Delta is continuing its work with the Baldwin Intermediate Center as part of their national philanthropy, the Adopt-a-School program. Whether it’s aiding with recess, art classes or simply eating lunch with the kids, the youth of Baldwin City are lucky to have friends like the Delts.

The Delta Delta Delta sorority is gearing up for its Up ’til Dawn event, which helps raise money for St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital. The Tri-Delts are instrumental in organizing teams for the nationwide letter-writing campaign.

Alumni Weekend is always a busy one for the Kappa Sigma fraternity. This year, the Kappa Sigs plan to sponsor three events – a poker tournament and two golf tournaments. They’re also looking forward to working with Baldwin City youth this spring in the Big Brothers Big Sisters program.

The Phi Mu sorority is conducting its second annual Pizza Palooza this spring to raise money for its philanthropy. Last year the event raised $500 for the Children’s Miracle Network.

The Zeta Chi fraternity is busy planning for its annual Polyeuphony event, an all-day concert at the house. The concert welcomes several bands, and the proceeds from the event go to a charity of the Zeta Chis’ choice, which will be determined in February.

Kicking cancer is the theme of Zeta Tau Alpha’s spring as the sorority gears up for its kickball tournament. All proceeds will be donated to cancer research. Additionally, the Zetas are already planning for their centennial, which occurs in 2012.

The Sigma Phi Epsilon fraternity will celebrate 100 years on April 10.

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