Phi Mu Fraternity To Host Second Annual All-Metro-Atlanta Founders' Day Memorial

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The Metro Atlanta Alumnae chapters of Phi Mu Fraternity announced today that all area Phi Mu members are invited to the second annual all-Atlanta Founders' Day memorial and celebration on March 1, 2008. "Atlanta has grown and expanded enormously in the last few years. Where there was once one alumnae chapter, there are now six," explained organizer Ashlee Forscher. "The tradition that we began last year of joining all collegian and alumnae sisters together is going strong and we're thrilled to host the event again in 2008."

The Metro Atlanta Alumnae chapters of Phi Mu Fraternity announced today that all area Phi Mu members are invited to the second annual all-Atlanta Founders' Day memorial and celebration on March 1, 2008.

"Atlanta has grown and expanded enormously in the last few years. Where there was once one alumnae chapter, there are now six," explained organizer Ashlee Forscher. "The tradition that we began last year of joining all collegian and alumnae sisters together is going strong and we're thrilled to host the event again in 2008."

According to Phi Mu headquarters, there are almost 10, 000 Phi Mu members in the state of Georgia, with about 5,000 in the Metro Atlanta region.

"Members of Phi Mu come from all walks of life, all ethnic and religious groups, all parts of the country," continued Forscher. "Atlanta has welcomed thousands of Phi Mu sisters in recent years. Wherever a Phi Mu went to school, when she attends Founders' Day in Atlanta, she comes 'home for the holidays'."

Date:         March 1, 2008
Time:         11:00 AM
Location:     Houston Mill House
849 Houston Mill Road
(across the street from the Emory Conference Center)
Atlanta, GA 30329
Reservations: $30.00 per person

Space is limited; RSVPs must be received by February 21, 2008 or until venue capacity is reached, whichever is first.

Activities include a meet and greet with the area chapters, shopping at the fraternity store, the Carnation Collection, a special memorial ceremony, lunch, and featured guest speaker Andrea Griffith, broadcast journalist based in Athens, GA and the creator of the television program, Georgia Life & Style.

Phi Mu Fraternity was founded in 1852 at Wesleyan College in Macon, GA. It is the second oldest women's secret society in the United States. Originally called the Philomathean Society, it existed solely at Wesleyan for more than 50 years before becoming the national fraternity Phi Mu in 1904.

For more information about Founders' Day 2008 or Phi Mu Fraternity, please visit http://www.northfultonphimu.com/foundersday.html. Online event registration is available. Please address questions to Ashlee Forscher at 678-762-0945 or atlanta @ phimu.org.

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