How to Join the Lake Oswego-Dunthorpe Alumnae Club

Who may become a member of a Pi Beta Phi alumnae club?  Any Pi Beta Phi member who has "alumna" status and is in "good standing with the Fraternity" is eligible to become a member of a Pi Phi alumnae club.

Remember, being a Pi Phi doesn't end with college graduation ... we hope that you will continue supporting Pi Beta Phi for a lifetime!

Our club is based on philanthropy, fun, friendship. Get your halo on and join us.

Click the button below for the PDF dues form. You can either mail a check to the Club Treasurer or pay by credit card following the instructions on the form.

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NOTE: Dues and donations made to our alumnae club are not tax deductible.


WHERE YOUR DUES GO

$35 INTERNATIONAL DUES, which the club sends to Pi Phi Headquarters, help fund the following:
  • Chapter and alumnae organization support
  • Pi Beta Phi's website which has a wealth of information including
    Sister Search, which helps a member find and reconnect with her sisters
  • The Arrow magazine four times a year
  • Fraternity email blasts for timely communication
  • Leadership events for collegians and alumnae
  • Pi Beta Phi biennial convention held in odd-numbered years (e.g., 2017)
  • Headquarters' operations to support all of the above.

  • ($35 international Fraternity dues were approved at 2013 Convention, the first increase in six years.)

$25 LOCAL DUES:
  • Donations to Pi Beta Phi and Pi Beta Phi Foundation philanthropies
  • Support of local charitable organizations such as First Book Portland, SMART, Oregon Food Bank, Title 1 schools (the list changes each year)
  • Club communications (mailings, website)
  • Club events
  • Chapter support (Oregon Alpha and Oregon Gamma)
  • Portland Alumnae Panhellenic dues and donations
  • Convention and leadership training ... and more.
    NOTE: We also rely on Angel Donations and fundraising to pay for the above.


BENEFITS OF MEMBERSHIP

  • Receive all four copies of The Arrow® magazine from Pi Phi Headquarters

  • Receive a PDF copy of our club's annual yearbook/directory in PDF format
    Members have the option to pay an additional $10 for a "fancy" printed copy.

  • Be Pi Phi proud by supporting our club ... one of Pi Beta Phi's "clubs of excellence"

  • Opportunity to connect with really great women, either in person or virtually, from our club and other alumnae clubs that we partner with

  • Opportunity to meet and mentor a younger member if you so desire

  • As an officer, you have the opportunity to learn new leadership and/or technical skills

  • Opportunity to apply for Pi Beta Phi Foundation scholarships and EHT Relief Fund grants [all Pi Phis can apply for these, but you will have the support of the club behind you if you so desire]

  • Support your sisters. Do you need an organizer? Realtor? See our "links" page for the contact info of our sisters with whom you may want to network.

  • Please let us know what other things that YOU consider to be a benefit of belonging to our alumnae club!
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Several club members attended convention in St. Louis to celebrate 150 years!

Back row: Carolyn Reil, Lauren Smith and Elisabeth Adams (new member).
Front row: Maja Berge, Susan Maxwell, Gillian Tobin (new member), Marie Andreasen, Traci Such, Pam Borgman, Marilyn DeBonny.
Not pictured: Alison Burcham, Jeanne Bliss, Kim Miller and Helen Yu. Also two new members (Romy Skaper from Dallas and Keiley Baldwin from Eugene) are not pictured.