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Preceptor Pi continues community service
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Preceptor Pi Chapter of Beta Sigma Phi is continuing its Reception Sisters project offering to assist with receptions for weddings, anniversaries, birthdays and other celebrations. The project is a fund-raiser for the chapter’s various service projects. Anyone wishing more information about this project may contact Preceptor Pi president Susan Coulson, 620-792-3802.
Chapter members donated useful items, including laundry soap, cleaning supplies, paper goods, etc., to the Central Kansas Dream Center in November.
At the Chapter’s Nov. 4, meeting Susan Brown presented a program about a 10-year-old girl from New Jersey who has a prosthetic hand, a “Robo” hand, made from plastic on a 3D printer. She explained how the girl is able to use the hand and the amazing medical innovations expected in the future using this technology.
Ana Paula Refinetti, M.D., general surgeon at the Central Kansas Breast and Surgery Clinic, presented an informative program Nov. 18, about breast cancer, breast diseases, and breast health. Breast cancer is the second leading cause of death in women (lung cancer is the leading cause of death in women), Refinetti said.
The chapter’s Thanksgiving dinner social was attended by 22 members and guests Nov. 15, at the First Christian Church.
In December, chapter members will make contributions to the Makinna Ann Hope Foundation and Kans for Kids.