Celebrate Pansy Brunch
Sisterhood | April 3, 2019

It is the distinct privilege of our alumnae chapters to celebrate what we now refer to as “Pansy Brunch” and Circle Degree with our collegiate members.

A Tri Delta Tradition

Celebrating our collegiate members’ graduation and Circle Degree, the third and final degree of Initiation, dates as far back as 1908, when an article in a secret publication called The Triton, shared details about a “pansy luncheon,” hosted by alumnae chapters each spring.

Later, in 1927, the first official Pansy Breakfast was hosted by Theta Xi Chapter at the University of Southern California. The tradition quickly spread across the country and was the topic of a LIFE Magazine photo essay in 1945.

Pansy Brunch Resources

To assist you in planning your special event, we’ve compiled a Pansy Brunch Resource Kit, available in the Resource Library > Events & Risk Management > Signature Events > Pansy Brunch. Here you’ll find everything you need in one document: a planning guide, invitation and program templates, ceremony notes, Tri Delta related updates and information on how you can request a speaker.

Share your Event

Hosting a Pansy Brunch or Circle Degree celebration? Submit your event with Executive Office to be posted on this page so sisters can attend your local event. After your event, share your stories with us to be featured on Tri Delta’s social media, or potentially, be published in The Trident. For questions or assistance, please contact alumnae@trideltaeo.org.

Thank you for helping our collegiate members transition in to their lifetime membership of Tri Delta this spring!

Alumnae and Collegiate Chapter Events

(listed by state from events recently submitted)

California
San Jose, CA Alumnae Chapter
Santa Clara, CA
April 9 at 6:30 PM
RSVP by 4/1 to cindyldecker@msn.com

Mt. Diablo Alumnae Chapter
Alamo, CA
April 16 at 6:30 PM
RSVP by 4/5 to sjaco@astound.net

Marin, CA Alumnae Chapter
23 Pepper Creek Way Novato, CA 94947
April 28 at 11:00 AM
RSVP by 4/17 to marintridelta@gmail.com
Visit https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100011272830881 for more details

Epsilon Nu Collegiate Chapter
Argyros Forum 201
May 4 at 10:00 AM
RSVP by 5/1 to lora.white@yahoo.com

Sonoma County Alumnae Chapter
160 Hop Ranch Road, Santa Rosa, CA
April 27 at 11:00 AM
RSVP by April 23 to nhblank@aol.com

California Central Coast Alumnae Chapter
304 Burnham Ct, Lompoc, CA
May 5 at 11:00 AM
RSVP by 5/2 to kathyzack@charter.net

San Diego Alumnae Chapter
La Jolla Country Club, 7301 High Ave, La Jolla, CA
May 19 at 12:00 PM
RSVP by 5/10 to shawnidanner@gmail.com
Visit https://forms.gle/LBpQFBRJTdKCjNA59 for more details

Colorado
Boulder Alumnae Chapter
1325 Old Tale Road Boulder, CO 80303
April 28 at 2:00 PM
RSVP by April 26 to heidiheineke@comcast.net
For more information visit http://evite.me/uCypnC7vct

Delaware

Epsilon Upsilon Collegiate Chapter
Greenville Country Club
May 19 at 11:00 AM
RSVP to udtridelta.lifetimemembership@gmail.com

Florida
Space Coast Tri Delta Alumnae Chapter
Suntree Country Club One Country Club Drive Melbourne, FL 32940
April 6 at 10:30 AM
RSVP by 3/25/2019 to Nancylundell@outlook.com
Visit http://Spacecoast.tridelta.org/index for more information

Jacksonville, FL Alumnae Chapter
2355 Lakeshore Drive North, Flemming Island, FL 32003
April 6 at 10:30 AM
RSVP by 4/5 to allycapriotti@yahoo.com
Visit http://jacksonville.tridelta.org/ for more information

Lakeland/Winter Haven, FL Alumnae Chapter
The Club at Eaglebrook
April 13 at 10:00 AM
RSVP by 4/9 to pallen417@gmail.com

Beta Alpha Collegiate Chapter
1010 South Dakota Ave, Tampa, FL 33606
April 13 at 11:30 AM
RSVP by 4/8 to taylorshinejones@gmail.com
Visit https://bit.ly/2HK79Ss for more information

Emerald Coast Alumnae Chapter
Beach Club of Sandestin, 127 Beach Dr E, Miramar Beach, FL 32550
May 18 at 11:00 AM
RSVP by 5/11 to judyandrob@cox.net

Broward, FL Alumnae Chapter
15th Street Fisheries, 1900 SE 15th St., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33316
May 18 at 11:30 AM
RSVP by 5/13 to browardtrideltas@gmail.com
Visit http://ftlauderdalebroward.tridelta.org/upcoming-events for more information

Kansas
Theta Omega Collegiate Chapter
Ab & Jake’s Landing, 8 E. 6th Street, Lawrence, KS
May 5 at 11:30 AM
RSVP by 4/28 to domann@saint-johns.net

Phi Xi Collegiate Chapter
3912 E 21st St. N Wichita, KS 67208
May 4 at 10:00 AM
RSVP by 5/1 to cnporter4@gmail.com
Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/371902926557363/

Kentucky
Central KY Alumnae Chapter
5820 Lancaster Rd, Danville, KY 40422
May 9 at 7:00 PM
RSVP by 5/8 to mhhrf@yahoo.com

Idaho
Moscow-Pullman Area Alumnae Chapter
943 Hirschi Rd, Moscow, ID
April 28 at 1:00 PM
RSVP 4/25 to violavolks@gmail.com

Boise Alumnae Chapter
Jordan Ballroom A&B at BSU, 1700 W University Drive, Boise
May 4 at 11:00 AM
RSVP by 4/29 to boiseddd@gmail.com
Visit https://bit.ly/2Wim7E0 for more information

Illinois
Champaign-Urbana Alumnae Chapter
Campbell Hall for Public Telecommunication 300 N Goodwin Ave., Urbana, IL
April 28 at 4:00 PM
RSVP by 4/24 to trideltavolunteerlw@icloud.com
Visit http://cutrideltaalumnae.org for more details

Aurora Fox Valley Alumnae Chapter
Geneva, IL
May 4 at 10:00 AM
RSVP by 5/3 to trideltafoxvalley@yahoo.com

Chicago NW Suburban Alumnae Chapter
1 Tournament Dr N, Hawthorn Woods, IL 60047
May 19 at 1:00 PM
RSVP by May 16 to tf20@cornell.edu
Visit http://evite.me/SYhZh15DYD for more information

Indiana
Ft. Wayne, IN Area Alumnae Chapter
4001 S Wayne Street
May 4 at 12:00 PM
RSVP by 5/3 to klpp1985@gmail.com

Iowa
Delta Eta Collegiate Chapter
St. Wenceslaus Church 1224 5th Street SE, Cedar Rapids, IA 52401
April 27 at 10:00 AM
RSVP by 4/20 to mrjesuit@coe.edu

Indianola, IA Alumnae Chapter
705 North C Street Indianola, IA 50125
April 28 at 12:00 PM
RSVP by 4/27 to cackerson@live.com

Michigan
Metro Detroit Alumnae Chapter
Pine Lake Country Club, 3300 Pine Lake Rd, West Bloomfield, MI 48324
May 18 at 11:00 AM
RSVP by 5/9 to trideltadetroit@gmail.com
Visit http://metrodetroit.tridelta.org/ for more information

Minnesota
Minneapolis-St. Paul, MN Alumnae Chapter
Arneson Acres 4711 W 70th St. Edina, MN
May 15 at 6:00 PM
RSVP by 5/8 to trideltamsp@gmail.com

Mississippi
Mississippi Gulf Coast Alumnae Chapter
Biloxi Yacht Club 406 Beach Blvd., Biloxi, MS 39530
April 27 at 10:30 AM
RSVP by 4/24 to sheffield.sonja@gmail.com

Missouri
Delta Kappa Collegiate Chapter
Millwood Golf and Racquet Club 3700 E. Millwood Dr., Ozark, MO 65721
April 28 10:00 AM
RSVP to tmarshall003@drury.edu
Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/2577329528963630/ for more details

Kansas City/Northland Alumnae Chapter
Harris-Kearney House, 4000 Baltimore, Kansas City, MO 64111
May 18 at 11:00 AM
RSVP by 5/16 to dddkcnorthland@gmail.com

Nebraska
Kappa Collegiate Chapter
April 14 at Chez Hay
11:00 AM
RSVP by 3/26 to jenniferbarnard7373@gmail.com

Lincoln, NE Alumnae Chapter & Kappa Collegiate Chapter
1601 R Street, Lincoln, NE 68508
April 14 at 2:00 PM
RSVP by 4/9 to LincolnTriDeltaAlums@gmail.com

Omaha Alumnae Chapter
2500 California Plaza, Omaha, NE 68178
April 27 at 10:30 AM
RSVP by 4/17 to omahatridelta@gmail.com
Visit https://www.facebook.com/events/351048832208173/ for more information

New Jersey
Princeton Area Alumnae Chapter
Teaberry’s Tea Room
May 19 at 2:00 PM
RSVP by 5/18 to andrea.ockers@gmail.com

New York
Lower Hudson Valley Alumnae Chapter
1 Salem Ct., Suffern, NY 10901
May 19 at 12:00 PM
RSVP by 5/12 to christinahaigh@gmail.com

New York City
Dock’s Oyster Bar, 633 Third Ave, New York, NY 10017
May 18 at 12:30 PM
RSVP by 5/15 to asdyer7@gmail.com
Visit https://bit.ly/2YhuX5d for more information

North Carolina
Charlotte Alumnae Chapter
Home of Janet Pierce, 3638 Nancy Creek Dr, Charlotte, NC 28270
June 1 at 10:30 AM
RSVP by 5/25 at charlottenctrideltalumnae@gmail.com

Ohio
Columbus, OH Alumnae Chapter
82 N. High St., Gahanna, Ohio, 43230
April 13 at 11:00 AM
Contact daviskylea@gmail.com for more information

Cleveland West Side Alumnae Chapter
Burntwood Tavern, 5835 Landerbrook Dr, Lyndhurst, OH 44124
April 13 at 11:30 AM
RSVP by 4/5 to TriDeltaCLE@gmail.com
Visit http://www.trideltacleveland.org for more information

Cincinnati, OH Alumnae Chapter
2609 Clifton Avenue, Cincinnati, OH 45220
April 28 at 10:00 AM
RSVP by 4/23 to laurihart3d@yahoo.com

Oklahoma
Greater Oklahoma City Alumnae Chapter
434 Chautauqua Ave, Norman, OK 73069
May 5 at 11:00 AM
RSVP by May 1 to nina.i.barker@gmail.com

South Carolina
Greenville, SC Alumnae Chapter
Building J-300, North Village, Furman University
April 28 at 3:00 PM
RSVP by 4/20 to margaret.oakes@furman.edu

Texas
Northeast Tarrant County, TX Alumnae Chapter
Breadwinner’s Cafe 3000 Texas 114 Trophy Club, TX
April 7 at 12:30 PM
RSVP by 4/3 to netctarrantcotridelta@gmail.com
Visit https://bit.ly/2ViWsu2 for more details

NW Harris County, TX Alumnae Chapter
13111 Paradise Valley, Houston, TX  77069
April 9 at 7:00 PM
RSVP by 4/4 to trideltanews@yahoo.com
Visit http://nwharriscounty.tridelta.org/upcoming-events for more information

Houston, TX Alumnae Chapter
3939 San Felipe Street Houston, TX 77027
April 13 at 10:30 AM
RSVP by 4/1 to madelyn.april@gmail.com

San Antonio, TX Alumnae Chapter
4331 McCullough Ave, Olmos Park, TX 78212
April 13 at 11:00 AM
RSVP by 4/7 to madelyn.duffey@gmail.com

Phi Lambda Collegiate Chapter
River Crest Country Club
April 14 at 11:00 AM
RSVP by 4/7 to kennedy.castor@tcu.edu

North Dallas Alumnae Chapter
Brookhaven Country Club
April 27 at 11:00 AM
RSVP by April 19 to northdallasddd@gmail.com
Visit http://northdallasarea.tridelta.org/pansy-brunch-2019 for more information

Heart of Texas River Alumnae Chapter
Crossing Country Club – 5866 Hopper Court, Spring Branch TX
May 18 at 10:30 AM
RSVP by 5/11 to hearttxs@gmail.com

Beta Xi Collegiate Chapter
Stephen F. Austin – Twilight Ballroom
May 18 at 11:00 AM
RSVP by 4/12 to karenbrobertson@gmail.com

Utah
Salt Lake City Alumnae Chapter
The Cliff Dining Pub 12234 Draper Cove Dr, Draper, UT
May 18 at 11:00 AM
RSVP by 5/15 to hornbaker.cindy@gmail.com

Wisconsin
Milwaukee Alumnae Chapter
Town Club 7950 Santa Monica Blvd
June 1 at 11:00 AM
RSVP to nicole.boemer@bayer.com

Wyoming
Laramie Alumnae Chapter
Hilton Garden Inn
May 4 at 10:00 AM
RSVP by 4/27 to kragan5232@msn.com

Canada
Toronto Ontario Canada Alumnae Chapter (Canada Alpha)
Asia’s Party Room
May 1 at 6:30 PM
RSVP by 4/17 to carrieillsleyddd@gmail.com
Visit http://torontotridelta.ca/ for more information

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