Greater Atlanta Alumni Association of
Sigma Alpha Epsilon

April 2018 Luncheon

Brothers, join us on April 11th for a photographic journey through Atlanta’s most historic 48 acres: Oakland Cemetery.  John King, past board chair of the Historic Oakland Foundation (2014-15) will use photographs to explore this sublime island of tranquility in the heart of the city.

Atlanta’s oldest cemetery, and first park, Oakland is also an historic site, a history center, a botanical garden, and an art museum.  It is considered by many to be the most unique space in Atlanta, and has remained ranked in the top 10 things to do in Atlanta by TripAdvisor since that website’s inception.

With 70,000 of Atlanta’s earliest citizens calling Oakland their final home (including six Georgia governors, 27 Atlanta mayors, and five Confederate generals), it is no wonder Franklin Garrett called it, “Atlanta’s most tangible link between past and present.”

Our speaker, John King, has served as the president of our Association (2013-14), has received the Order of the Lion (2005), and has twice been awarded the Order of Minerva (2010, 2017).

—— 2018 Past Events ——

Masters Viewing at Bobby Jones Golf Course Clubhouse

Sunday, April 8th, 2018, Bobby Jones Golf Course Clubhouse, 384 Woodward Way, Atlanta , GA 30305; 2:00PM until 7:00PM

Be part of a new Masters tradition.  First annual viewing of the tournament at the historic clubhouse, hosted by your local VFW Post, Lt Tyler Hall Brown Post, 12164.  HQ, BBQ, snacks and beverages provided.

 

Atlanta Hawks vs. Philadelphia 76ers

Friday, March 30th, 2018; 7:30pm; Philips Arena
Brothers gathered on March 30th to watch the Hawks take on the Philadelphia 76ers. Tickets included a Chick-fil-A meal voucher. This event was for brothers only, who met prior to the game for drinks.

March 2018 Luncheon
Founders’ Day

Attendance was high, and brothers were treated to a wonderful Founders’ Day program, which included the presentation of the Merit Key to Wes Vawter (immediate past president), and The Highest Effort award to Judge Rick McCully.  The program was capped off with Mike Rodgers’ assessment of the current state of the fraternity, and the Greek world in general.

February 2018 Luncheon

Our speaker in February was the incomparable Ron Hart, who self identifies as a syndicated op/ed humorist columnist, and Liberterian.

Ron is absolutely one of our most informative and entertaining regular speakers. He says more in his weekly column than the rest of the media says all month. Ron’s insights are delivered with Mark Twain-like wit, and he has a rare gift for distilling the truth from complex issues.

If you’d like to receive a link to Ron’s column in a weekly email, just send him an email request: ronhart850@gmail.com.

Here are some links to recent editions of Ron’s column:

Condem-nation

Liberal colleges embarrass

Like, literally, like, amazing

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