Monthly Archives: December 2004

2004 Events

5th Annual Walk to D’feet ALS
ALS logoOctober 10, 2004 – The DC/MD/VA Chapter of the ALS Association is sponsoring this area’s fifth annual Walk to D’feet ALS at the Constitution Gardens (on the National Mall, next to the WWII Memorial) at 10 AM on Sunday, October 10th, 2004.

The ALS Association is the only national not-for-profit voluntary health organization whose sole mission is to find a cure for amyotrophic lateral sclerosis (Lou Gehrig’s Disease) and to improve the lives of those living with ALS. Baseball great Lou Gehrig of the New York Yankees was a member of Phi Delta Theta from Columbia University and is the primary reason our fraternity’s partnership with the ALS Association to fight for a cure.

The DC/MD/VA Chapter of the ALS Association was founded in 1991 by a group of dedicated volunteers to respond to the critical needs of people with ALS and is the primary resource for patient services in DC, Maryland and Northern Virginia.

Those interested in learning more may call 301-978-9855, visit the ALSA National Capital Area Chapter website or send an email to:

Capital Fraternal Caucus
Back to School Reception/Greek Hill Day

September 22, 2004 – Administration and Hill staffers are invited to attend a Back to School Reception/Greek Hill Day Reception hosted by the Capital Fraternal Caucus. The keynote speaker will be U.S. Senator Richard Lugar (R-IN), a member of Beta Theta Pi Fraternity.

WHAT: CFC Back to School Reception/Greek Hill Day
DATE: Wednesday, September 22, 2004
TIME: 6:30 PM – 8:30 PM
WHERE: 902 Hart Senate Office Building

Please RSVP to:

Be sure to include your name, Phi Delta Theta chapter, alma mater, and office contact info.

April 26, 2004 – The Capital Fraternal Caucus is hosting two campaign events as part of their Greeks Organizing Voting Opportunities, Transportation and Education in 04 (GO VOTE 04) political outreach program.

If you plan on attending either event, please indicate that you are a member of Phi Delta Theta so that our participation can be properly credited.

Please Join Us For A Reception In Appreciation of Fraternity and Sorority Members of the Bush-Cheney Team

Bush Cheney 2004With Special Guest:
Ken Mehlman, Bush-Cheney Campaign Manager (Phi Kappa Tau)
Other VIPs to be announced pending schedules.

WHAT: Bush-Cheney ’04 event for fraternity & sorority members
WHEN: April 26, 2004, 6 PM doors open, 6:30 PM host committee reception, 7 PM reception
WHERE: Patton Boggs, 2550 M Street, Washington, DC
COST: $100 per person for reception, $1,000 per person for photo opportunity

Please RSVP by April 23 if you plan on attending. For questions, please contact Kevin O’Neill, 757-207-6002 or by email at

Please Join Us For A Reception In Appreciation of Democratic Fraternity and Sorority Members

Kerry 2004WHAT: John Kerry / DNC event for fraternity & sorority members
WHEN: Monday, April 26, 2004, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM
WHERE: Local 16, 1604 U St. NW, Washington DC
COST: $100 per person for reception

Please RSVP by April 23 if you plan on attending. Ckecks should be made payable to “John Kerry for President” and mailed to:

Evan L. Morris
2550 M Street NW
Washington, DC 20037

Congressional Reception
April 27, 2004 – Representatives from the NIC, PanHel, NPHC and the Capital Fraternal Caucus, will convene in Washington, DC to meet with members of Congress and promote Greek advocacy.

The Annual Congressional Reception will take place on the evening of April 27 at 5:30 PM in the Cannon Caucus Room on Capitol Hill. Members of Congress and Capitol Hill staff who are fraternity/sorority alumni attend this event to network with their Inter/National fraternity and sorority leaders. Greek Members of Congress are recognized annually by the North-American Interfraternity Conference for their leadership and efforts on behalf of the Greek community.

Phi Delta Theta currently has five members serving in the U.S. Congress: Rep. Chris Bell (D-TX-25th), Rep. Joel Hefley (R-CO-5th), Rep. Jim Ramstad (R-MN-3rd), Rep. Max Sandlin (D-TX-1st) and Sen. Jon S. Corzine (D-NJ).

Phi Delta Theta 75th Biennial Convention, Marina del Rey, California
June 24-27, 2004 – Hundreds of Phis gathered at the Marina del Rey Marriott Hotel in California for Phi Delta Theta’s 75th Biennial Convention.
Phi Delta Theta Convention Marina del Rey 2004

Local convention delegates attended from the Washington, DC Alumni Club and local undergraduate chapters including Maryland Alpha, University of Maryland; Maryland Beta, McDaniel College; Maryland Gamma, Washington College; and Virginia Beta, University of Virginia.

If you are interested in attending future conventions or for more information, please visit the Phi Delta Theta website.

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