Sigma Chi - Montana State University

Spring 2019 Newsletter

Beta Rho Chapter of Sigma Chi Fraternity at Montana State University

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BOBCAT SIG Spring 2019 the Beta Rho Chapter of Sigma Chi Fraternity Montana State University W e are approaching the end of fundraising for the renovation of our 722 South Willson chapter house. So far, we have raised ap- proximately $1.58 million from over 200 alumni. We are so for- tunate to have alumni who support our effort to keep Beth Rho on top at Montana State. With over 1,000 additional alumni who can still join our campaign, now is the time to donate! Keep Beta Rho Strong As one of the top Sigma Chi chapters in the nation, we need a safe and pro- ductive living space in order provide the best experience possible for our members. We need over $2 million to complete the needed renovations to bring the house up to date and provide safe and healthy living accommoda- tions. is will allow us to remain competitive in recruitment at Montana State and give our members the best opportunity to be successful. Your Gift Maers If you have wanted to donate to our campaign, but thought that you can't make an impact, think again! We allow alumni to make their donations over a five-year period. So, if you wanted to give $2,500 but can't do it all at once, you can spread it over five payments (years) of $500. How to Donate • Donate online at • Mail the pledge form enclosed in this newsletter with your gi. All the campaign details can be found on the Beta Rho website at www. or by contacting Rick Dissly at (408) 348-4337 or with any questions you have. We are very thankful for your continued support of Beta Rho. In Hoc, Campaign Co-Chairmen Norm Achen '66 Richard Dissly '66 CAPITAL CAMPAIGN ENTERS THE FINAL STAGE Help Us Reach Our Goal Beta Rho Sigs Unite at Fort Hood to Honor Lt. Gen. Paul Funk II '84 I n October, a group of Beta Rho Sigs gathered in Killeen, Texas, at Fort Hood to celebrate Lt. Gen. Paul Funk II '84 receiving the Significant Sig award and his proud military career. e weekend was a multi-gen- erational Beta Rho affair, including friends of both Paul '84 and his father, Lt. Gen. (Ret.) Paul "Butch" Funk '61. In attendance were Helen and Dave Sloan '60, Danny and Butch Funk '61, Kathy and Bebo Brown '62, Anna Marie and Col. (Ret.) Darrel Charlton '64, Tom Overturf '64, Tom Heck '80, Ralph Simpson '81, Terry Bruckbauer '82, Bobby Morton '82, Larry Larsen '82, Roy Ewen '82, Dennis McSweeney '83, Bryan Henson '84, Skip Higgins '84, Russ Newberry '84, Walt Smith '85, and Bill Funk (Butch's brother; Paul's uncle from Roundup, Mont.). Below is a recap of the weekend as told by Tom Overturf. "On Friday we enjoyed a VIP tour of Fort Hood. Due to the heavy rains before and during our stay, the carefully scheduled events by Paul's staff had to be modified due to flood and mud. e enormity of the military opera- Bryan Henson '84, Roy Ewen '82, Tom Overturf '64, Dennis McSweeney '83, Terry Bruckbauer '82, Bob Morton '82, Skip Higgins '84, Lt. Gen. Paul Funk II '84, Ralph Simpson '81, Tom Heck '80, David Sloan '60, Larry Larsen '82, Russ Newberry '84, and Daryl Charlton '64. (Not pictured: Walt Smith '85) (Continued on page 3)

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