Social News – April’s 30th Anniversary Celebration Events

For the month of April, Third Thursday is taking a back-seat to Second Friday.  To coincide with the Delta Zeta 30th Anniversary Celebration, the DZAA will be hosting its monthly cocktail hour on Friday, April 11th at The Pub, located at 2223 North West Shore Boulevard, Tampa, Florida  33607 (  As with our regular Third TAS_THEPUB021611_162614a_8colThursdays, we will provide some appetizers, but, of course, you are more than welcome to order food and drinks from the menu.  The Pub even offers a “Pour Your Own Beer” bar in the upstairs loft, where our event will take place.  Guests/spouses/significant others are more than welcome to join in on the fun!  If you are coming into town for the 30th anniversary celebration of the Delta Zeta Alumni Association, you won’t want to miss out on this opening night event!

Of course, Saturday, April 12th will be the Spring meeting of the Delta Zeta Alumni Association in the afternoon, with the 30th Anniversary Banquet to be held that evening.

And don’t forget that Sunday, April 13th DSCN3714is the annual Scarlet vs. Blue / Actives vs. Alumni classic softball game where the Alumni will remind the Actives the reason why the DZAA has held on to that trophy for so long.  The game will be held at the USF Riverfront Park on East Fletcher Avenue in Tampa.  We will meet there at 10:00 a.m., and the game will start promptly at 10:30 a.m.  After the Alumni win the game, there will be a picnic with food provided by the Actives, during which, the DZAA will host its first Rent-A-Chi fundraiser to help raise money for the Housing Fund.

Next weekend (April 11th – April 13th) is going to be a huge Delta Zeta celebration that you won’t want to miss out on!  Make your plans now, and we hope to see you there!

Social News – Scarlet vs Blue: Who’s Gonna Win?

It’s that time of year again, dear Alumni – that time when the Actives think they have what it takes to steal that trophy away from the Alumni.  It’s the annual Scarlet vs. Blue softball game on Sunday, April 13, 2014 at 10:00 a.m. at the USF Riverfront Park.  Looking back, one can see that the Alumni have had quite the winning streak:

Scarlet v Blue

Alumni – 4 / Chapter – 0

However, if we aren’t careful, this could be the Chapter’s year!  With an ever growing Chapter and an even stronger determination on their part to show what they are made of, the Alumni can’t get over-confident!

So make plans now to come out to the park on Sunday, April 13th to show your support from your fellow Alumni – or, even better, pick up a bat and glove and join the fun!  All skill levels are welcome.  Bring the whole family, as there will be plenty of fun for spouses/significant others and kids, too.

The game will start promptly at 10:30 a.m. and will be followed by a picnic provided by the Chapter.  This year, the DZAA will be selling t-shirts specifically for the event, and a pre-order form will be coming soon.  All Alumni who have paid their 2013 dues will receive a free t-shirt!

And lest you forget, during the picnic, we will be holding our first annual Rent-A-Chi auction to help raise money for the DZAA Housing Fund.

This is definitely going to be an event to be remembered, so don’t miss out!  For more information, check out the website at


Social News – Founders’ Reception 2014

ChiPhi_Crest_2009You are invited to join the Delta Zeta Alumni Association in celebrating 30+ years of Chi Phi at USF!

On Saturday, April 12, 2014, from 6:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., the DZAA will be hosting a Founders’ Reception at the Club House of the Rocky Point Golf Course in Tampa.  All Chi Phi Alumni, their spouses/significant others, and guests are invited and welcome to attend.  Those who attend will enjoy a BBQ dinner consisting of ribs, pulled pork, and grilled chicken wings with all the fixings.  There will also be a reasonably priced, full-service cash bar on location, along with a variety of music and a special history of the Delta Zeta Chapter in pictures!  And, if that weren’t enough, the DZAA will be holding a raffle for a greatbarbecue_beef_ribs_on_grill_500_340_s variety of gift baskets (yes, including some of those much-sought-after tumblers!), the proceeds from the raffle going directly into the DZAA Housing Fund.

Dress for the event is business casual, so there’s no need to break out the suit or rent a tux!

Registration is first come/first serve.  There are only 80 available tickets, so register now before it’s too late!  All registrations will be taken through the website, and payment must be made at the time of registration to be considered confirmed.  The cost is $40 for a single registrant, or $70 for you and your spouse/significant other/guest.

We look forward to seeing all of you there.  For information and registration, go to