[caption id="attachment_1396" align="alignleft" width="259"]<a href="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2013\/09\/Vivian-Crane.jpg"><img class=" wp-image-1396 " alt="Dr. Vivian Crane, speaker and hostess " src="https:\/\/mountainmedianews.com\/wp-content\/uploads\/sites\/13\/2013\/09\/Vivian-Crane.jpg" width="259" height="318" \/><\/a> Dr. Vivian Crane, speaker and hostess[\/caption]\r\n\r\nBy Carolyn Bryant\r\nIOTA Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma met in the S & J Restaurant on Sept. 16, for a delicious meal and its meeting. Katy Montgomery, president, called the meeting to order at 5:30 p.m. Hostesses were Dr. Vivian Crane, Sue Paitsel and Becky Gilkeson.\r\nUpdates were given by members on any member who is ill, plans were made to buy \u201cactivity books\u201d for every 2nd grade student in Greenbrier County, and future fundraising activities were explored. Nomination forms were distributed so that members could nominate new teachers to join IOTA.\r\nToys for Tots were collected and the collection will continue during the month of October.\r\nPlans were made to prepare a barbecue lunch for teachers in Lewisburg and Ronceverte elementary schools on Friday, Sept. 27.\r\nA fun time was enjoyed when members paid from 10 to 75 cents for any \u201ctask\u201d they had performed that was on a list of over 20 items. The guess cake was won by Glee Nutter and the door prize which was a small wagon full of chocolates was won by Judy Sheridan.\r\nOur guest speaker was Dr. Vivian Crane who is also a long-standing member of IOTA and she also spent 32 years in education. She talked about Delta Kappa Gamma then and now. She said it was a more formal society 50 years ago and the women educators who were members wore hats, gloves and pumps to the meetings. It was a real honor to be chosen for the society and meetings were very formal. However, as we know, today everything is more informal and that includes DKG meetings and the teachers\u2019 way of dressing. She suggested ways of strengthening IOTA Chapter. Her trip down memory lane was enjoyed by all - especially the older members.\r\nIOTA\u2019s next meeting will be in Giovanni\u2019s in Fairlea on Oct. 22 and there will be a guest speaker.