#GoRedForWomen With a Splash of Sigma Chi

Heart disease is a killer. More women die from the complications of heart disease than all cancers combined. Today, February 5, is Wear Red Day. These are some of the posts from my twitter feed.

Today’s the day! RT if you’re wearing RED with Alpha Phi! #GoRedWearRed #heartmonth #WearRedDay


Alpha Kappa Alpha@akasorority1908 2h2 hours ago

#PinkGoesRed today to drive awareness & prevention of Heart disease! Post your #GoRed pics! #AKAImpactDay #AKA1908



My Pi Phi friend Marci has been working for the National Panhellenic Conference since graduating from Butler University. Today is Marci’s last day with NPC, but I have a strong feeling that she will continue to be involved in fraternity and sorority life. I had the wonderful chance to have breakfast with her last week at Pi Phi’s College Weekend. Best wishes, Marci, on your new adventure!

Marci Kolb@mercedessue14

Celebrating #GoRedWearRed and my last day at NPC. Red sweaters and pink heart cupcakes. 12547132_1276571722369845_506523461_n



Today is National Wear Red Day! Wear red to show support for heart health with #GoRedWearRed & #UNLPanhellenic


One hundred years ago today, the Sigma Chi Club of Philadelphia met. Here is the notice of the meeting from the Sigma Chi Quarterly:

The annual meeting of the Sigma Chi Club of Philadelphia was held February 5, 1916 at Phi Phi Chapter House, 3604 Walnut Street. At this meeting the election of the board of trustees resulted as follows: Watkins Benerman, Phi Phi, 1912; John H. Franz, Phi Phi, 1907; Michael J. McCrudden, Phi Phi, 1905; E.R. Wilson, Phi Phi, 1913; Warren C. Graham, Phi Phi, 1903; Ward W. Pierson, Omega, 1902; and W.B. Mcintosh.

….The campaign for the permanent home of the Sigma Chi Club of Philadelphia and Phi Phi Chapter is progressing more satisfactorily than was at first anticipated. As a result of the generous response from the members of the club, it is now thought possible to break ground early next year provided we are as successful with the campaign during the next six months as we have been during a similar period just past.

The University of Pennsylvania chapter of Sigma Chi did not build a new house. In 1920, the chapter moved into a home at 3809 Locust Walk. A Penn website has the chapter moving into the house in 1928, but the chapter was using that address in a 1921 Sigma Chi Quarterly.

An 1891 ad featuring a future Sigma Chi.

An 1891 ad featuring a future Sigma Chi.

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