Remember back to that time when you first associated with Lambda Chi Alpha. Remember that feeling the first time you set foot in the house as an associate member; a feeling of complete and unconditional acceptance. Some even said they felt as if they were home for the first time.
As you progressed through your associate semester, you were guided by brothers, taught the ways of Lambda Chi Alpha. Taught what it meant to be a man. When you finally made it to the end of that semester, the brothers gave you their ritual and you became one of them. Can you remember how that felt? I’m sure words can’t begin to fully describe the emotions that overwhelmed you that day. One thing is certain though, your brothers were with you every step of the way.
Brothers were there for you every step of the way, guiding you, educating you and lifting you up, helping you become the man you are today. There was always someone willing to lend you an ear or a helping hand. There was always someone willing to go that extra mile to help you when you needed it. The bond of brotherhood that grew from all of this exists to this day and is the backbone of Lambda Chi Alpha.
Today, the men of Lambda Chi Alpha –UW Whitewater need your helping hand. Lambda Iota Zeta has returned and is in the process of becoming a colony. These new initiates need you, their brother, so they can have the same experiences you and I were lucky to have. They want to share their experiences with you as they learn from you what it means to be a brother of Lambda Chi Alpha. To that end, the Alumni Association and Housing Corp have created ADOPT AN INITIATE.
ADOPT AN INITIATE was modeled after several other successful programs such as Adopt A Soldier, Sponsor a Child and who could ever forget Adopt a Highway. For a one time donation of $75 you will receive a picture of your initiate and a personalized letter introducing themselves and sharing with you their passion for Lambda Chi Alpha. Then each month, you will receive a letter updating you on the events of Lambda Chi Alpha as well as that of your initiate. Your donation, along with the sharing of your memories and experiences in Lambda Chi Alpha, will help guide our new brothers in much the same way as your older brothers guided you when you were an associate member.
We understand that in this time of economic uncertainty, not everyone has the ability to donate $75 to Lambda Chi Alpha-UW Whitewater. To that end, we would like you to consider donating whatever amount you can reasonably afford. No one can truly put a price on all that Lambda Chi Alpha has given to its members in the past, but if they could, I’m sure $75 wouldn’t begin to cover it. There are several options open to you should you care to donate. You can pay by credit card by using the paypal option at www.uwwlca.com, or you can send a check or money order to:
Bob Hazod, Treasurer
13525 W. Crawford Drive
New Berlin, WI 53151-5307
Remember the old saying: LAMBDA CHI ALPHA. NOT FOUR YEARS… FOR LIFE!
YOURS IN ZAX
Rick Lyon LI 719
VP Alumni Association