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Fraternity members will run to Eugene for Civil War  November 22nd, 2011

[Daily Barometer] This year Beavers will pack up their tailgating gear and make the drive to Eugene for the Civil War game. However, a few Oregon State University supporters will be making the 44-mile trek from Corvallis to Eugene on foot. The Oregon Cure Relay was founded in 2009 by Bradley Barringerand the Kappa Omicron Chapter of Phi Gamma Delta. The relay from the away stadium to the home stadium is a fundraising event for theLiveSTRONG foundation as well as a great way to support OSU on the biggest game day of the year.

“Not only do we show our support for the Beavers wearing orange and black, we also wear yellow LiveSTRONG shirts carrying the name of our sponsors who have donated resources to the run.  One-hundred percent of proceeds are directly donated to LiveSTRONGthrough their Grassroots Fundraising program,” said participant Justin Langley. Last year’s event raised nearly $4,000 in donations and the men of Phi Gamma Delta hope to double that number this year. Read the rest of this entry »

Sororities planning philanthropy events: Delta Phi Omega & Delta Delta Delta  November 17th, 2011

[The Daily Barometer] Sororities planning philanthropy events to benefit literacy, children’s hospital. Presidents of Delta Delta Delta, Delta Phi Omega explain community outreach projects

Oregon State Univeristy Greek houses are making efforts to give back to the community. The Daily Barometer’s Tony Santilli sat down with two chapter presidents, Kristin O’Leary of Delta Delta Delta and Martha Ngo of Delta Phi Omega, to speak with them about their philanthropic plans.

Delta Delta Delta is having a pancake breakfast fundraiser this Sunday in the Memorial Union ballroom from 10:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Admission and all-you-can-eat breakfast will cost $7, and the funds will go to St. Jude’s Children’s Research Hospital. Read the rest of this entry »