Happy Founder’s Day, Alpha Delta Pi!

History-TitleHappy 167th Founder’s Day, Alpha Delta Pi! We celebrate your organization today for so many years of sisterhood & tradition! With over 220,000 initiated members in more than 160 chapters across the United States & Canada you are one incredible & rooted organization!

Alpha Delta Pi was founded on May 15, 1851, at Georgia Female College (now better known as Wesleyan Female College) in Macon, Georgia. Their six founders include: Eugenia Tucker Fitzgerald, Elizabeth Williams Mitchell, Sophronia Woodruff Dews, Octavia Andrew Rush, Mary Evans Glass, and Ella Pierce Turner.

ADPi’s special symbols include: the woodland violet for their flower, a diamond as their official jewel, and a lion as their mascot. Their colors are azure & white and their official open motto is: “We Live For Each Other”. Ronald McDonald House Charities is their official philanthropy and since their partnership began in 1979 they have raised over $12,680,000 (WHOA!!!!) which is absolutely amazing! Another fun fact is that the beautiful singer from Little Big Town, Karen Fairchild, is a member of Alpha Delta Pi, Kappa chapter, at Samford University in Homewood, Alabama!

Sophronia Woodruff Dews' Blue Floral Wreath Shirt
Sophronia Woodruff Dews’ Blue Floral Wreath Shirt | Ollie + Ivy

In honor of your founder’s day Ollie + Ivy is releasing a very new sorority design called, Sophronia Woodruff Dews Blue Floral Wreath. This beautiful floral wreath design features gorgeous flowers in pink, green, & purple along with the year Alpha Delta Pi was founded. For the next week you can get FREE SHIPPING on this Ollie + Ivy exclusive Sorority design with coupon code: “ADPI” at checkout. Vaild thru 05/22/18.

 

 

 

Ollie + Ivy wishes you a memorable Founder’s day that is filled with sisterhood & tradition and another 160+ years of good fortune! If you want to read more about the history of Alpha Delta Pi, then check out their awesome website and historical timeline!

xo,
Ollie+Ivy!

Happy Founder’s Day, Sigma Sigma Sigma

Happy 120th Founder’s Day, Sigma Sigma Sigma! Today you celebrate years of sisterhood and tradition that have brought you to this moment in time of initiation over 125,000 initiated members in more than 112 chapters nationwide! For those who want to know more about this great organization, we put together a brief guide to this great organization!
Sigma Sigma Sigma FoundersSigma Sigma Sigma was founded on April 20th, 1898, at State Female Normal School (now better known as Longwood University) in Farmville, Virginia. Their eight founders included: Margaret Lee Batten, Louise Marie Davis, Martha Trent Featherston, Isabella Merrick, Sallie Jackson Michie, Lelia Scott, Elizabeth Watkins and Lucy Wright.

Tri-Sigma’s special symbols include: a purple violet for their flower, a pearl as their official jewel, and the sailboat as the sails appear full representing our empowered sisterhood that is always moving forward. Their colors are purple & white and their official open motto is: “Faithful Unto Death”. March of Dimes & Sigma Sigma Sigma Foundation are their official philanthropies. Over $1,500,000  has been donated for scholarship/leadership programs as well as over $3,000,000 in therapeutic play/child life programs which is absolutely amazing! Another fun fact is that the beautiful Carrie Underwood is a member of Sigma Sigma Sigma, Alpha Iota chapter, at Northeastern State University!

Sallie Jackson Michie's Floral Wreath | Ollie + Ivy
Sallie Jackson Michie’s Floral Wreath

In honor of your founder’s day Ollie + Ivy is releasing a very new sorority design called, Sallie Jackson Michie’s Floral  Wreath. This beautiful floral wreath design features gorgeous flowers in pink, green, & purple along with the year Sigma Sigma Sigma was founded. For the next week you can get FREE SHIPPING on this Ollie + Ivy exclusive Sorority design with coupon code: “TRISIGMA” at checkout. Vaild thru 04/27/18.

 

 

Head over to Tri Sigma National Headquarter Facebook Page to view some cute videos they put together in celebration of this big day! Ollie + Ivy wishes you a memorable Founder’s day that is filled with sisterhood & tradition and another 120+ years of good fortune!

xo,
Ollie+Ivy!

Happy Founder’s Day, Sigma Kappa!

Happy Founder's Day, Sigma Kappa!

Sigma Kappa Founders

We would like to take a moment today to congratulate Sigma Kappa on 143 years of sisterhood!

Sigma Kappa was founded on this day, November 9th 1874, by five lovely women. Mary Caffrey Low (first female student admitted), Elizabeth Gorham Hoag, Ida Fuller, Frances Mann and Louise Helen Coburn attended Colby College, in Waterville, Maine. Colby College was the first college in the New England area to allow women too attend on an equal basis with men students.

These women came together and created an organization that over 143 years would lead to more than 123 collegiate chapters of 168,000+ women. To say their ideals of “One Heart, One Way” were met, is an understatement!

Today we have our special Sigma Kappa Founder’s Day Tee, Mary Low’s Floral Bouquet, available (below)!

Mary Low's Floral Bouquet | Ollie + Ivy
Mary Low’s Floral Bouquet | Ollie + IvySorority Apparel

For one week only you can get this tee Shipped FREE with coupon code: “SIGMAKAPPA” thru November 16th! Just enter the coupon code at checkout in our Ollie + Ivy site or The Greek Ink Press site to get the discount!

Cheers to 143 years, Sigma Kappa! 1…4…3…..This is the year of much love! ❤

xo,

Anna Kate