Chapter Activity Report Blog

UF Service: Fisher House 5K 11/11/11

Originally posted by Claire D. Page

The Florida Chapter participated in a 5K walk/run to benefit the Gainesville Fisher House Foundation. The event was put on with the help of the Florida Ag Econ Club. The Fisher House program is a unique private-public partnership that supports America’s military in their time of need. The program recognizes the special sacrifices of our men and women in uniform as well as the hardships of military service by meeting a humanitarian need beyond that normally provided by both the Departments of Defense and the Veterans Administration...

Wednesday, November 16, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (788)/Comments (0)/
Cook Chapter Participates in Bedraces

Cook Chapter Participates in Bedraces

Originally posted by Lisa K. Izzo

On October 13th, Alpha Zeta Cook Chapter participated in the University-wide Charity Bedrace. About 90 different clubs, fraternities and sororities from all across Rutgers entered the competition, with each team decorating a bed and having 4 members race it down one of the main streets on campus. Cook Chapter decorated their bed to represent our agricultural roots, and team members raced as a farmer and her pigs. The entry fee for the race was a collection of hats and gloves that would go to children in local schools. Cook Chapter collected about 40 sets of hats and gloves to donate to the cause.
Sunday, November 6, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (443)/Comments (0)/
UF Road Clean Up Service 11/2/11

UF Road Clean Up Service 11/2/11

Originally posted by Claire D. Page

The Florida Chapter of Alpha Zeta cleaned up our adopted road with the help of our new pledges. The members and pledges that participated in the clean-up did not mind taking time out of their schedule to put the trash back where it belongs and off the street and were definitely surprised at what we find down the road! The road clean-up was planned for an evening to avoid the heat of the day...
Wednesday, November 2, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (552)/Comments (0)/
Cornell Chapter Volunteers at Local Children's Garden

Cornell Chapter Volunteers at Local Children's Garden

Originally posted by Emmaline A. Long

On 10/15, several members from the Cornell Chapter went to the Ithaca Children's Garden to volunteer at a fall harvest event. Members spent the afternoon helping kids and their families build scarecrows. Members who went said it was really rewarding to help everyone get into the fall spirit with a hands on activity.
Sunday, October 30, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (392)/Comments (0)/
Cornell Chapter Volulnteers at Food Bank

Cornell Chapter Volulnteers at Food Bank

Originally posted by Emmaline A. Long

This past Saturday (10/22), five members of our chapter went to Elmira, NY to help pack food boxes at the food bank. They spent the morning wrapping applesauce containers to prevent them from breaking in the boxes.
Monday, October 24, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (388)/Comments (0)/
UF Service: Paws for a Cause 10/15/11

UF Service: Paws for a Cause 10/15/11

Originally posted by Claire D. Page

Members of the Florida Chaptered took some time out of studying to volunteer at the Alachua County Humane Society. The Humane Society opened their new facility to the public and the turnout from the Gainesville Community was great. Volunteers helped by leading tours and assisting with cat and dog adoptions throughout the day...
Wednesday, October 19, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (491)/Comments (0)/
Cornell Chapter Habitat for Humanity Build Day

Cornell Chapter Habitat for Humanity Build Day

Originally posted by Emmaline A. Long

This past Saturday (10/1), the Cornell Chapter participated in a Habitat for Humanity build day in a local community. Seven actives, 2 alumni, and 1 pledge attended. They worked hard all morning to put drywall in the basement and paneling in the ceiling. It was a great way to put our skills to work for the community.
Wednesday, October 5, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (360)/Comments (0)/
UF and FWC Alligator Outreach Service 10/3/11

UF and FWC Alligator Outreach Service 10/3/11

Originally posted by Claire D. Page

The Florida Chapter of Alpha Zeta decided to take an evening to learn about our mascot, the alligator. Our service chair Jaclyn Irwin, interested in conservation biology, held a service event with Florida Fish and Wildlife to learn how to properly teach people of all ages proper care and information about them. Members attended the FWC Alligator Outreach Orientation to learn how to present information on the alligator ranging from the biology to the different laws surrounding the animal.  The members met up on campus to carpool over Florida Wildlife Service Research Office...
Monday, October 3, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (449)/Comments (0)/
UF Pledge Rush Events and Interviews

UF Pledge Rush Events and Interviews

Originally posted by Claire D. Page

The Florida Chapter of Alpha Zeta holds a series of rush events each semester to allow potential members the opportunity to interact with current members and find out a little bit more about what Alpha Zeta is at UF. The rush events for this year consisted of our annual event Bat Watching with the Chancellor, and a few new events like Swing Dancing and a Road Clean-up. The events were a great time for potential pledges to get a feel for what events we do and see if they like how they fit in our chapter...
Monday, September 26, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (458)/Comments (0)/
Cornell Chapter Participates in "Judy's Day"

Cornell Chapter Participates in "Judy's Day"

Originally posted by Emmaline A. Long

On Sunday, 9/18 three actives volunteered at "Judy's Day". This event is hosted every other year by The Cornell Plantations. This year, the theme was "Harvesting History" and focused on local life in the mid-1800's. This free event is open to the community and is geared towards children. It included many hands-on activities, music, and food.
Tuesday, September 20, 2011/Author: Alpha Zeta/Number of views (411)/Comments (0)/
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