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ON THE YARD: COLLEGIATENEWS Lambda Chapter Celebrates 90 Years of Service Lambda Chapter celebrates 90 years of service and sisterhood. Icelebrated 90 years of leadership rector, recalled her college days in charter member, Soror Margueriteserved as a fundraiser to purchasea memorial ledger for Founder andchapter’s rich history. Soror DarlenePollard, past Midwest regional di-n the spirit of tradition and hon-or, the sorors of Lambda Chapter and service to the greater Chicago Lambda Chapter during the soulful Young Alexander. The memorial led- community March 25-26, 2011. 1970s and offered advice to the cur- ger was installed at her gravesite on The celebration, themed “Lamb- rent members to remain faithful in Sept. 17, 2011 in Northbrook, Ill. da through the Years: A Magnifi Delta and make a difference in their Lambda Chapter is the colle- cent Journey” brought more than 200 past communities every day. “‘Lambda giate, Chicago city-wide chapter and and present members together for through the Years’ is a loving tribute was founded on the campus of the a weekend anniversary fi to the chapter and preserves its leg- University of Chicago in 1921 by sev- lled with memories, history and sisterhood. acy for future generations of Lambda en dynamic women, including two The festivities began with an evening Deltas,” said Soror Pollard. Founders, Soror Osceola Macarthy social at Seven Ten Lanes, a popular Soror Taliva A. Tilman, president Adams and Soror Marguerite Young restaurant located near the presti- of Chicago Alumnae Chapter also a Alexander. Soror Gladys Byram Shep- gious University of Chicago where Lambda initiate, delivered an inspi- perd, 5th National President was ini- Lambda was chartered in 1921. rational charge for sorors to “come tiated through Lambda Chapter. The Sorors initiated through Lambda home to Delta” and renew their com- Sorority Crest was designed by Soror Chapter bonded across the decades mitment to the Sorority’s mission of Jeannette Triplett Jones, 6th National during a special video presentation public service. President, and Soror Ailene T. Marks, which featured historical photos, ar- In collaboration with the Chica- both of Lambda Chapter. ▲ chived fi go Alumnae Chapter’s Heritage and lms and in-depth interviews with past members who narrated the Archives Committee, the event also 101 ▲ JOURNAL Summer 2012


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