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Delta Kappa Gamma International
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Special exciting announcement:

The Delta Kappa Gamma, Illinois, State Planning Committee has met and determined that the 2021 Illinois Convention will be virtual. Mark your calendars now for the dates of Tuesday, April 20 through Wednesday April 28 for the convention. We are excited to be offering this convention to our members and prospective members at no cost to them. Donations to specific funds will be accepted.

Workshops will be held the evenings of Tuesday, April 20, April 21, April 22, April 23. April 26, April 27, and April 28

A special workshop by Dr. Teri Cox on Generational Communication will be held on Friday afternoon from 1-4 p.m.

On Saturday, April 24, 2021, the general business meeting will be held. Special speaker will be Margarita Hanschmidt, the European Regional Director. That meeting will be followed by a short Executive Board meeting. From 12-1:30 the membership gathering honoring members will be held and on Saturday evening we will have an induction of new officers, and will recognize chapter presidents, and hear our keynote speaker, Teri Cox.

On Sunday morning we will have the celebration of life and the awarding of scholarships, stipends, and awards.

Delta Kappa Gamma, Illinois State Organization is proud to announce that the Society Representative for our State Convention April 23-25, 2021 is Margarita Hanschmidt from Estonia.  Margarita is the Europe Regional Director.

Not only will Margarita be addressing our business meeting on Saturday morning, she will also be doing roundtable discussions on:

"If I Really Knew You--The Cultural Iceberg and

How to Have a Positive Mindset during Difficult Times

We are very excited to get to know Margarita and look forward to having her participate in our convention.

Read what Margarita has to say about herself.

I am the Europe Regional Director 2020-2022. I am a member of the International Administrative Board and International Executive Board.
I am a founding member of DKG Estonia State Organization in 2008 and Past State President 2011-2013.
Membership growth has always been my concern. I have charted two Estonian chapters in 2010 Beta and in 2017 Delta.
I have served as a member on the International Expansion Committee (2014-2016) and on the International Membership Committee (2016-2018). 
Now I am a member of ISF Committee (2020-2022).
Currently I am working as a teacher of English in IB Audentes International School in Tallinn. I have been working as a teacher of English since 1974.
I have 3 children and I am granny of 10 grandchildren aged 2-22.




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Last update: April 5, 2021

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