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, Alpha Xi Delta!

Happy 125th Founder’s Day, Alpha Xi Delta! While today is your founding date, we know you celebrate your heritage all year long! For those who do not know about Alpha Xi Delta, we put together some history and info behind this awesome organization so you can see how great they are!

Alpha Xi Delta FoundersAlpha Xi Delta was founded on April 17th, 1893, at Lombard College in Galesburg, Illinois by ten like-minded women. These women were visionaries who “Wanted to form a local sorority to encourage personal friendships, promote friendlier contacts with the entire student body, and be of active service to the college.”

With the help of Sigma Nu fraternity, the dreams of these women became a reality! Alpha Xi Delta, was one of ten founding organizations that established the National Panhellenic Conference. Today, Alpha Xi Delta has over 130 active chapters with over 175,000 initiated members! The symbols of this sorority are the BetaXi Bear, pink roses, and the quill. Their colors are yellow & blue and their motto is “The Pen Is Mightier Than The Sword.” Autism Speaks is their national philanthropy, and they have proudly raised over $7,000,000 for this incredible organization.

Cora Bollinger Block Sunflower Wreath Shirt
Cora Bollinger Block Sunflower Wreath Shirt | Ollie + Ivy

 

In honor of your first President + first Grand President, Cora Bollinger Block, we are releasing our very new Sorority Design, Cora Bollinger Block’s Sunflower Wreath, today! This beautiful sunflower design features their yellow & blue hues with your established date.  For the next week you can get FREE SHIPPING on this Ollie + Ivy exclusive Sorority Design with coupon code: “AXID” at checkout. Valid through 04/24/18.

 

 

 

Here you can read, “A Founder’s Day Letter to our Sisters” from the headquarters of AXiD. Happy Founder’s Day ladies, may it be filled with tradition, memories, sisterhood, & love!

xo,

Ollie + Ivy

“Our eager desire was to do something toward the freeing of all women the world over.” -Almira Cheney, Alpha Xi Delta Founder