The Beta Sigma Phi Chapter of Ada and Xi Epsilon Chapter of Allen celebrated Founders Day April 29 at Roma’s Italian Restaurant in Ada. The Allen chapter was hostess this year. Tammie Randles of the Allen chapter read the meetings from International Laura Ross Wingfield, announcing the theme for 2018-2019 as “A Quilt of Friendship.”


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Cindy Davis led the “Creed” with the lighting of the candles. Tammie Randles announced the award for Valentine’s Queen for 2018-2019 as Cindy Powell for the Allen chapter. Danielle O’Daniel presented the “Woman of the Year” award to Cindy Davis.

Donna Gillihan, president of the Ada chapter, presented the awards to Valentine Queen for 2018-2019 to Bobbye Darbison and the “Woman of the Year” award to Jean Kelley.  

Eric Swanson is the City Hall and general assignment reporter for The Ada News. He spent 15 years working at the Dodge City Daily Globe in Dodge City, Kansas, before joining The Ada News’ staff in 2012.