Helen I. Pontius – An Award for You

by Gamma Gal on 17, January 2015

Happy New Year!  January is the time we think about new goals for our personal and professional lives.  Please consider a long term goal that will include contributing to your communities and working with your Gamma sisters to provide educational opportunities and social programs for your fellow recreation professionals.   One of this year’s goals of the WILS National Board is encourage members to live a life worthy of the HIP award.  Please read the message from Juli at and consider the possibility that you could be a Helen I. Pontius award winner.   Sincerely, Nancy Hogan Gamma National Delegate

New WILS Blog

by Gamma Gal on 06, November 2014

Our National WILS Board President, Juli Seydell Johnson, has started a blog. Please read what Juli has to say…   WILS Members:   As President of the National WILS Board this year I want to continue to challenge our chapters and members.  I’m launching a new blog today devoted to thoughts and conversations about WILS and “our place in this world” as professionals in our communities.  Please read and join the conversation a couple of times each month.  Each post will include a challenge question related to our organization.  I would LOVE to hear from each of you.  Let’s work […]

2014 Helen I. Pontius National Award of Merit Recipient

by Gamma Gal on 07, October 2014

On behalf of the Women in Leisure Services, Chi Kappa Rho, Inc. National Board it is our pleasure to announce that our very own Gamma member, Valarie Frost, has been selected as the 2014 Helen I. Pontius National Award of Merit recipient!   Valarie was selected because of her leadership in our profession, the outstanding contribution she has made to WILS, and for demonstrating a high standard of involvement and achievement in her community.   Valarie is very deserving of this recognition and we are all so happy for her. Please join us in congratulating her!

2014 Professional Scholarship Program

by Gamma Gal on 20, August 2014

The Gamma Chapter is proud to offer a scholarship program to assist in the development of women in the field of Recreation and Leisure Services.   Completed applications are due by 5 p.m. on Friday, September 12, 2014 and the most qualified applicants will be invited for interviews the week of September 23 – 25. Scholarship recipients will also be announced at the Bosses Day event on Thursday, October 23, 2014 and will be invited as guests to the Gamma Chapter Awards and Installation Banquet on Thursday, May 7, 2015, where they will be honored for their achievements.   For more information and to download the […]

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