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Are you wondering what Gamma Omicron has been up? Check out our Winter Newsletter!

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  • Gamma Omicron Chapter Issue #1: March 1st, 2014

    Big Man on Campus 2014 Winter Wonderland Affair

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    When it comes to domestic violence awareness, men tend to not be as involved as women are against the issue. The Big Man on Campus is a figure of someone who is taking initiative to raise awareness against domestic violence.

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    The winner of Big Man on Campus is someone who is stepping away from the male norm and doing something about it. It only takes one person to step out and make a change, leading others by example.

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    This years Big Man on Campus winner is Brian Cedeo! He is a sophomore at the University of Washington, pursuing pre-medicine and majoring in Public Health with a minor in Comparative History of Ideas. Brian does volunteer work with Alshifa at Casa Latina as the undergraduate coordinator, health presentations for El Consulado Mexicano Ventanilla de Salud, research at Seattle Biomedical Research Institute and stays involved as an Interested Men of Lambda Theta Phi Latin Fraternity as activities chair.

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    Special thanks to all the participants: Jarrod Stout, Asa Crawford, Hector Avila, Beto Muoz, Josue Rios and Brian Cedeo! Congratulations to all the participants for giving their best and an awesome performance in all categories!

    The total amount we fundraised for YWCAs Domestic Violence sector including ticket sales, Dash for Cash monies, and donations is $743.23! Thank you to all who participated, attended, or donated to this years Big Man on Campus!

    Big Man on Campus: Brian Cedeo

    Announcements & Events

    Lambda Theta Alpha: Gamma Omicron Chapter

    Miss Representation Documentary Explores how mainstream media has contributed to the under-representation of women in influential positions. Date: TBD, Early April

    Annual Comedy Jam Co-Host: Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc. Date: April 30th, 2014 Time: 7:00pm 9:00pm Location: Ethnic Cultural Center

    Volleyball Tournament Co-Host: Sigma Lambda Beta International Fraternity, Inc. Date: May 3rd, 2014 Time: 10:30AM 2:00pm Location: Denny Field, University of Washington

  • Gamma Omicron Chapter

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    This month we would like to give special recognition to our beloved sister Erica Chavez L Spring 2013 Line 9 #6. Erica grew up in Pateros, WA and graduated in 2010. Her parents are agricultural workers and raised 3 kids. She is double majoring in Biology and Public Health. She hopes to become a family physician and work in public health administration. She not only wants to provide primary and prevention care services to underserved communities but also implement programs and policies to cater to their healthcare needs. She always carries herself with a big sonrisa and manages to bring a smile to others around her. Her contagious smile is in every meeting, event, and social gatherings. Her bubbly personality shines through in every occasion! Not only does she portray herself as a team player, but also delivers results!

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    Ms. Chavez is the definition of excellence as Gamma Omicron Chapter President. She has definitely excelled in maintaining good grades, putting on Big Man on Campus as co-facilitator this January, tying loose ends to our chapters new philanthropy, YWCA, and still manages to be a wonderful sister! Ericas hobbies outside of LTA are working out and drinking coffee. She also enjoys spending time with her family, friends and sisters, shopping, reading and watching movies. For her hard work this year and continuous love to our chapter, we would like thank her! Erica, you are a wonderful blessing to our sisterhood! Love, Your Gamma Omicron Sisters!

    Sister Spotlight: Erica Chavez

    Ericas Favorite Quote:

    If you think you can or you think you can't, you're

    right. -Henry Ford

    Gamma Omicron Chapter is still selling Universal

    Woman V-necks. We are selling these on our website: http://www.goseattlelta.org/fundraising

    1 Universal Woman T-shirt: $20 2 Universal Woman T-shirts: $36

    No shipping and handling charges!

    The design of the Universal Woman was created by a local artist to celebrate the Universal Woman, showing the strength, independence, and ambition we have as women to strive for excellence.

    Universal Woman Fundraiser

    The future belongs to those who believe in the beauty of their dreams. Eleanor

    Roosevelt. Approval code: 1325

  • Gamma Omicron Chapter Issue #1March 1st, 2014

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    They believe that, working together, we can create a community where:

    All women and families have a safe and stable place to live.

    All adults are economically self-sufficient.

    All children and youth develop the skills they need for successful lives.

    All people live with dignityfree from violence, racism and discrimination.

    New Chapter Philanthropy: YWCA of Greater Seattle

    Empowering Women. Eliminating Racism.

    Gamma Omicron Chapter Lambda Theta Alpha Latin Sorority, Inc.

    University of Washington HUB 232 Box 352238

    Seattle, WA 98195

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    In the summer of 2013, Gamma Omicron looked at eight different organizations in the Seattle area with the desire to promote the welfare of others through our commitment to the community, specifically targeting women. We chose YWCA because as sisters and as women we felt closely connected with their mission and were impressed the range in services and support they offered women.

    YWCAs mission is to advance the quality of life for women of all ages, races and faiths, and their families. In support of this mission, the YWCA provides services to meet critical needs, promote self-sufficiency, reduce violence, eliminate racism and achieve equal opportunities for all people.

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