Happy Founder’s Day, Alpha Gamma Delta!

Happy 114th Founder’s Day, Alpha Gamma Delta! Today, we celebrate your wonderful organization’s sisterhood & tradition! With over 189,000 initiated members in more than 125 active collegiate chapters across the United States it is no wonder the amount of dedication your sisters have for your organization!

On May 30, 1904, Alpha Gamma Delta was founded at Syracuse University, in Syracuse, New York. Their eleven founders include: Ethel Evelyn Brown Distin, Flora Knight Mayer, Georgia Alberta Dickover, Estelle Shepard Beswick, Emily Helen Butterfield, Edith MacConnell Hickok, Georgia Otis Chipman, Grace Mosher Harter, Mary Louise Snider, Jennie Titus Smith Morris and Marguerite Shepard (below is a photo of them).

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Alpha Gam’s special symbols include: red & buff roses with green asparagus plumosa fern for their flower, a pearl as their official jewel, and a squirrel as their mascot. Their colors are red, buff & green and their official open motto is: “Live With Purpose”and their vision statement is”Inspire the Woman. Impact the World.” The official philanthropy motto for Alpha Gamma Delta is “Full Plates. Hearts. Minds.” to help fight hunger. In 2017 they partnered with Meals on Wheels & Feeding America to help end hunger & raise awareness of this great cause.

Flora Knight Mayer's Floral Wreath
Flora Knight Mayer’s Floral Wreath | Ollie + Ivy

In honor of your founder’s day Ollie + Ivy is releasing a very new sorority design called, Flora Knight Mayer’s Floral Wreath. This beautiful floral wreath design features gorgeous red & buff flowers with greenery to represent your sorority colors and a fun added feather! For the next week you can get FREE SHIPPING on this Ollie + Ivy exclusive Sorority design with coupon code: “ALPHAGAM” at checkout. Vaild thru 06/06/18.

 

 

We hope you a have a very memorable Founder’s day that is filled with sisterhood & tradition! If you want to read more about the history of Alpha Gamma Delta, then check out their awesome website and historical timeline!

xo,
Ollie+Ivy!

 

 

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The adorable Alpha Gamma Delta feature photo is courtesy of @brittanybolt instagram account. She is a member of  @agdboisestate!

Happy Founder’s Day, Gamma Phi Beta!

Happy Founder's Day | Gamma Phi Beta
Gamma Phi Beta Founders
Gamma Phi Beta Founders

Happy 143rd Founder’s Day, Gamma Phi Beta! We just cannot believe how long some organizations have been around and truly believe there is a reason for the longevity of each organization! There are over 140 collegiate Gamma Phi Beta chapters with over 210,000 members! That is just unbelievable to have SUCH a strong bond like your organization has!

Gamma Phi Beta was founded in Syracuse, New York at Syracuse University on November 11th, 1874. Their founders: Helen M. Dodge, Mary A. Bingham, E. Adeline Curtis, & Frances E. Haven would be so honored to see the women that Gamma Phi Beta has led over the years! It is safe to say that with the foundation they laid, Gamma Phi Beta has built confident women of character who celebrate sisterhood and make a difference in the world around them.

You can now get our newest design,”Adeline’s Pink Floral Wreath“, with FREE SHIPPING this week only! Use coupon code: “GAMMAPHIBETA” to remove shipping when checking out thru November 18th!

Adeline's Pink Floral Wreath | Ollie + Ivy
Adeline’s Pink Floral Wreath | Ollie + Ivy

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Happy 143rd Founder’s Day, Gamma Phi Beta! Enjoy the sisterhood + memories today!

xo,

Anna Kate

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Happy Founder’s Day, Alpha Phi!

Happiest of Founder’s Day to the lovely Alpha Phi! We hope you have the best day filled with rich tradition looking back on the path your founders paved! 145 years is an incredible accomplishment that only a few organizations can boast about!

Alpha Phi was founded on October 10th, 1872 at Syracuse University in Syracuse, New York by 10 inspiring women. These women would be so amazed to see how their ideals have joined over 200,00 women united hand in hand!

Here at Ollie + Ivy, we created this design specifically for your founder’s day, Alpha Phi! You can now purchase, “Clara’s Beautiful Succulent Wreath” for only $18 SHIPPED this week only (10/10 to 10/17)! No coupon code required!

Clara's Beautiful Succulent Wreath | Ollie + Ivy
Clara’s Beautiful Succulent Wreath | Ollie + Ivy

 

Check out this great video that Alpha Phi International put together for their 2017 Founder’s Day! >>

 

Have a wonderful Founder’s Day, Alpha Phi!

xo,

Anna Kate