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Alumni news Bartosch Appointed to Chair by Tim Storm ’11 reg Bartosch ’11 will lead a new chapter for G the Zeta Beta House Corporation. Effective October 26, 2014, Greg will replace Joseph Decker ’05 as chair of the House Corporation, Greg has served for the past two years on the board. His previous role involved running the Annual Campaign, a phone-a-thon event intended to raise funds for the fraternity. “I’m very humbled and honored to take over Brothers gather for a picture after the closing banquet on the evening of October 25, 2014. as Zeta Beta House Corporation President,” Greg said. “I look forward to working with alumni, undergraduates, and the Adrian College Zeta Beta 50th Anniversary administration to ensure the continued growth and success of our beloved fraternity on campus.” Although Joe is stepping down as chair after Celebration: Refections on the Event two years of service, he is not stepping away from the action and looks forward to this next by Skyler Lambert ’12 chapter. Joe joined the Board on August 6, 2010, and served as president from July 1, 2012 to Stanley Legenc ’65: “From where we brothers,” Hobson said. “And I certainly did October 26, 2014. came to where we are now, it’s unbelievable not expect to be recognized this permanently As an undergraduate, Greg held many how this fraternity has changed and with the Ross A. Nash Spirit of Theta Chi positions in the fraternity, including president, matured,” Legenc said. “I feel so honored Award. I was stunned by it, and very humbled chaplain, and historian. Greg currently works to be honored as I have been this weekend. to receive such a distinction.” as a consumer marketing manager at Michigan It’s fantastic. I think, ’Could I have asked for Joseph Couch (Chi / Auburn 1996), International Speedway in Brooklyn, Michigan. more?’ No way. I couldn’t ask for more… National Vice President It’s been my pleasure of being an alumnus.” ,, Joe Decker ’05: “I’m impressed with the turnout, and even more impressed with the Quotes from Have Alumni News? way the [50th Anniversary] Committee’s put Keynote Speech everything together,” Decker said. “It’s been We want to share it in the next issue of The 315 a seamless event, and with this many people Connection! Please send your news and photos that’s hard to do… The 50th Committee here is a selfessness about everyone in this to our Account Manager, Kasey Breedlove at really knocked it out of the park.” Tchapter,” Couch said. “It’s really special Brad Snizik ’82: “When I was a pledge, and somewhat unusual, really. Whether it’s I was in awe of the local chapter,” Snizik Brother [Stan] Legenc calling brothers to said. “Over the years, being an undergrad raise money, whether it’s Joe Decker ’05 and now an alumnus, the one thing I will running the House Corporation — I know say is that it gets better with time. I value the how stressful that can be at times — whether friendships and the brotherhood.” it’s Greg Wicking ’86 throwing the elbow “We’re Theta Chi’s for life,” Snizik said. grease at the house. Nobody asked these guys “Extend the helping hand to the chapter or to do it. It’s a labor of love for them.” the alumni chapter as you can. Always keep “You and your brothers have created Theta Chi in your life as much as you can.” something special here at Adrian,” Couch Dan Hobson ’90: “The twenty-ffth said. “You have had in excess of two- [anniversary] occurred during my senior hundred people here this weekend because year,” Hobson said. “Although I was they already understood what service and involved with the fraternity about three years sacred purpose were all about. Nobody ever ,, before the twenty-ffth, between the twenty- had to explain that.” ffth and fftieth comprises a large part of my “In my opinion, one of the truest signs experience.” of a great chapter is when you can see that “To mark this fftieth anniversary, I’m the undergraduate chapter and the alumni shocked at the amount of registrations,” support organization, whether it’s a house Hobson said. “But also of the wide range corporation or an alumni corporation or of participation spanning that ffty years. whatever, effectively work together,” That’s truly remarkable and truly speaks to Couch said. “I very obviously see that the impact of Theta Chi Fraternity on men’s with this chapter. You have a strong alumni lives.” presence. I see a lot of chapters. I would say “The [50th Anniversary] Committee did Daniel Hobson ’90 shows his Ross A. Nash Spirit a great job of recognizing a wide variety of the Zeta Beta alumni support is top fve in all of Theta Chi. of Theta Chi Award.
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