Monthly Archives: December 2005

2005 Events

6th Annual Walk to D’feet ALS
ALS logoOctober 23, 2005 – 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 23rd, 2005. Join our team!

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.

Due to the overwhelming success from 2004, the chapter will sponsor five more walks this year:

– Hagerstown, MD – October 2, 2005
– Baltimore, MD – October 9, 2005
– Richmond, VA – October 15, 2005
– Chesapeake, VA – October 22, 2005
– Washington, DC – October 23, 2005
– Ocean Pines, MD – November 5, 2005

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
2005 Congressional Visits

April 16 – 20, 2005 – Approximately 40 undergraduate fraternity and sorority members will travel to Washington, DC for a new student leadership initiative. Participants will get an inside look into how Washington works, a specific review of the Greek policy agenda, and make Hill visits to communicate Greek issues to members of Congress and their staff.

Brothers M. Kelley Shepherd, Virginia and Brian Mazanec, Richmond have been selected to represent Phi Delta Theta during this year’s program.

Pennsylvania Beta Re-Installation at Gettysburg College
April 16, 2005 – After an eight-year absence, the Pennsylvania Beta Chapter of Phi Delta Theta proudly returns to Gettysburg College.

Pennsylvania Beta of Phi Delta Theta at Gettysburg College

Phi Delta Theta returns to Gettysburg College.

Those interested in attending the Installation weekend’s festivities should contact Sean Wagner, the Fraternity’s Director of Expansion at or by phone 513-523-6345.

8:30 AM – Meet at the Phi Delta Theta house on West Lincoln (corner of North Washington). See #26 on this Gettysburg College campus map.

9:30 AM – Initiation begins

Members who arrive after 8:30 AM can call Sean Wagner via his cell at 513-461-9184.

6 PM – Installation and Reception will take place at the Gettysburg Hotel located at One Lincoln Square, Gettysburg, PA. Call 800-528-1234 or 717-337-2000 for more information.

Business attire (suit or coat and tie) for all events. For additional information, please contact Pennsylvania Beta Colony President, Doug Seale at 516-521-4270

Phi Delta Theta transferred ownership of the house to the College, and in turn, signed a license agreement that would allow Pennsylvania Beta to house its members. The Phi Delta Theta house renovations started late last year and the doors officially opened this semester.

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