But we are also preparing for somethign else very important to us- Anchor Splash 2008!
Each fall, the women of Mu chapter of Delta Gamma at the University of Missouri hold their annual philanthropy, Anchor Splash, to benefit Service for Sight. The event consists of clothing sales, serenades, a Most Beautiful Eyes fundraiser, and it all culminates with The Plunge- a synchronized swimming competition. The week also includes the annual Delta Gamma Foundation Lectureship on Values and Ethics. Since 1998, the Lectureship has brought notable speakers to the campus to discuss the University’s four values- Respect, Responsibility, Discovery, and Excellence.
This year’s Anchor Splash starts Monday, September 22, 2008, and ends with The Plunge on Friday, September 26, 2008. The Lectureship will bring Animal Planet star, Jeff Corwin, to campus on Wednesday, September 24, 2008. The women of Mu Chapter invite you to join us for these events!
Last year, fourteen fraternities and one sorority participated in Anchor Splash, and we were able to bring Christopher Gardner, author of Pursuit of Happyness, to campus. Between Anchor Splash, Lectureship, and donations from the chapter, we were able to send over $15 thousand dollars to Service for Sight, which works with various organizations nationwide to support aid to the blind, vision preservation, schools for the visually impaired, and guide dog trainings.
We are so excited about Anchor Splash and Lectureship this year, and would love for ALL of you to join us!
If you are interested in donating, please send donations to Laura Schneider at 1408 Wilson Ave., Apt #1, Columbia MO 65201. Donations are due September 21, 2008.