Archive for the ‘The House’ Category


Thursday, January 13th, 2011

CONGRATULATIONS are in order for the newest initiated brothers of Lambda Chi Alpha Lambda Iota Zeta.  Fall 2010 grades are in and the men posted an impressive 3.15 cumulative GPA.  Way to go men.  The 932 brothers before you are impressed by your hard work and dedication.  Keep up the good work men. You make us proud.  A special thanks goes out also to Nick “Pokes” Weisensel on his dedication and hard work with these men.  Ever since their return, Nick has driven home the importance of grades and education.  Nick deserves just as much recognition as the undergrads. Way to go guys.

Photos from Brother Jim Liska

Thursday, February 5th, 2009

So MANY thanks to Brother Jim Liska for sharing these slides with us! Who knew that scanning slides would be so time consuming! Here are some great photos taken by Brothers Jim Liska, Terry Esrael and others.

You can watch the slideshow here, or click on the images to be taken to where you can read the descriptions as they were penned on each slide. My apologies for butchering names, some of them were hard to read. Be sure to keep an eye out for pictures of our mascot Chopper!

Homecoming 2008 re-cap

Thursday, October 30th, 2008

It was a great weekend for football and for seeing friends in Whitewater this past weekend.

The event at the house put on by the Alumni Association and the Housing Corporation were outstanding! Many thanks to Don Reinbold and his wife Deb for the extra efforts they put into Homecoming. It was great to meet up with all of our Brothers, old and new, and look to the future in meeting the men who are now form the Lambda Chi interest group on campus.

Here is a batch of photos that I took, expect more in the coming weeks as they roll in from the guys who were there. Images include: Photos of the House, Alumni, the Football Game (yes, they play football on Homecoming!), the former TKE House and some shots of campus.

Alumni Association News

Monday, October 6th, 2008

– Important Alumni Association Meeting: Tuesday, October 7th at the House in Whitewater, 7pm. Anyone who can make this meeting is encouraged to do so.
– Homecoming Events will take place at the House on October 25th. Gather at the House for the parade (10am) and a cookout before the game.

The House is currently getting a much needed exterior makeover in the form of new siding.. Check out this picture taken by Housing Corporation President, Don Reinbold, today Oct. 6th as he was mowing the lawn. (What can we say, our Brothers are multi-taskers!) Brother Nick Weisensel’s company is heading up the project.

– Also, a big thank you to Brothers Jeff Kenner and Joe Palmer who have made sizable donations to the Alumni Association. We appreciate your continued support of our Bond. If you would like to make a donation, you can click the DONATE button the right side of the screen or send a check to Alumni Association Treasurer Robert Hazod. His information is noted below the donation button. Click here for an updated list of donors.

Alumni Association Meeting: Tuesday Sept. 16

Monday, September 15th, 2008

Brother Martin HokeGood Afternoon!

The meeting is definitely on for Tuesday, 9/16 at 7:00 PM. I have had several requests to have the meeting in Whitewater, so that is where we will meet. We will meet at the old Huddle (the place a couple doors west of the Brass Rail). I know they have tables in the back that we could sit around.

As a reminder, we will be discussing the following topics:

* Need to have elections for Alumni Association – The election will be for all positions – President, Vice President, Secretary and Treasurer.
* Need to discuss Internationals coming to Whitewater to recruit. They are arriving on 9/21 and plan to have the Associate Member Ceremony on 9/30. They also plan to stay in the house.
* Need to discuss ideas for Homecoming. Homecoming is October 25th.
* Need to discuss a fund-raising event or at least an organized effort to solicit donations.
* Need to make sure everyone understands the need for mentors and the fact that we need to share the responsibility of helping the colony in it’s early stages and beyond. It looks like Don has done a good job in filling some mentor spots,but we still need a few more.

We need as many people to attend this meeting as possible. This will be one of the most important meetings we have had to date as we prepare for Lambda Chi’s return to Whitewater, so please make every effort to be at the meeting.

See you on Tuesday,

Marty Hoke
Alumni Association President

House Cleanup: Saturday, September 13th

Friday, September 5th, 2008

A message from the new Housing Corporation President, Don Reinbold

The Housing Corporation is holding a house clean-up on Saturday September 13th beginning at 8am. The work will be general outdoor maintenance (mowing, working with mulch, etc).

We will work from 8am until noon. Please come to help, stay for as long as you can.

Also, I will need someone to be at the house at or before 8am, since I may be unavailable until 9am.

I look forward to seeing you at the House on Saturday the 13th.


Our Houses, Then & Now

Wednesday, June 18th, 2008

50 years ago, our Delta Kappa Brothers lived in this house…

Delta Kappa House - 1959

But I am unable to find an address or discern its location in Whitewater. Anyone with knowledge of this location (generally or specifically) is encouraged to post a comment or email.

Business Meeting: February 5

Wednesday, January 23rd, 2008

think.jpgThere is an Alumni Association Business Meeting scheduled for:

Tuesday, February 5, 2008
7:00 pm, 213 Hyer Hall




***NOTICE: The meeting has been cancelled due to an approaching snowstorm. The meeting will be rescheduled. The current agenda will be covered at the rescheduled meeting.


Business Meeting Minutes: December 18, 2007

Tuesday, January 8th, 2008

laptop.jpgMinutes from Business Meeting of Alumni Advisory Board,
Tuesday, December 18, 2007.

Tom Boelk, Mike Easton, Tom Filak, Ryan Trezek, Nick “Pokes” Wiesensel, Marty Hoke, Bob Hazod, Andy Ellinger, Kevin ‘Doggers’ Grabowski, and Paula Mohan


Our Houses, Then & Now

Thursday, November 8th, 2007

Did you know that throughout the history of our organization, Chi Delta Rho, Delta Kappa and Lambda Chi Alpha Fraternities have lived in 9 houses in Whitewater?

We are in the process of documenting all of the houses with “Then & Now” pictures.

Here are the first two we have for you, click on the image to see larger, more detailed pictures.

219 South Whiton Street Thumb
Delta Kappa-1954 (219 South Whiton Street)

181 Fraternity Lane Thumb
Chi Delta Rho-1962 (181 Fraternity Lane)

Many thanks to Brother Domingo Nicks for taking the time to shoot these photos.

Fraternity History in Whitewater

Wednesday, August 15th, 2007

I have been doing some research, tapping into the archives department at Anderson Library at the University in Whitewater. I have received scans of Whitewater yearbooks (formerly known as the Minneiska) from years in the early 30’s-60’s. The remaining years from the 70’s-early 90’s (when the publication ceased printing) will be in my possession shortly. I will be putting together a complete history of Lambda Chi Alpha, Chi Delta Rho, Delta Kappa, and Beta Kappa Nu lineage throughout our existance in Whitewater. Check out a sample of the great photos, such as this one of Chi Delta Rho from 1937 (click thumbnail to enlarge).

Chi Delta Rho 1937

Besides all of the great photos, we can trace the movement of the Fraternity houses throughout the city as Chi Delta Rho and Delta Kappa moved several times.

Moeller63Keep your eyes out for the history to be posted soon, as well as photos to be posted for enjoyment of everyone. Speaking of which, here is a photo of a major contributor to the site: Brother Red Moeller from 1963.

These materials are fantastic and I would like to thank the Archive Department at the Anderson Library and their zeal in finding materials related to our Fraternity.

Business Meeting Recap: 6/5/07

Friday, June 8th, 2007

The following notes are in reference to the Lambda Chi Alpha (Lambda Iota-Zeta) Recolonizing Business Meeting that took place in Whitewater on June 5, 2007. The notes are provided by our Academic Advisor, Paula Mohan.


House Cleanup: Photos

Friday, May 11th, 2007

Here are pictures of some of the people who helped with the House Cleanup on May 5. Click on a thumbnail to view the full size pictures. Thanks to Brother Mark “Lurch” Litscher for the photos, and thank you to everyone who was able to attend and help with the cleanup! Your work is appreciated by all of us!

Robert HazodBrother Bob Hazod diligently cleans the hardwood floors.

Deb & Don ReinboldBrother Don Reinbold and his wife Deb lay out tile in the kitchen. It looks great!