HATS, HATS, AND MORE HATS
By Bev Johns, Alpha Phi
Wasn’t it fun at the Membership Luncheon to see so many members with
their hats and gloves? Lots of conversation was stimulated by those hats—where
did you get your hat, during what decade was your hat designed, do you like to
Seeing all those hats sparked my interest in learning more about hats and
made me realize just how many programs you could have about hats.
Then I picked up the latest edition of the Newscaster and noted that
Gamma and Alpha Upsilon had a joint meeting and their members wore hats that
depicted their jobs, interests, or style preferences. Congratulations Gamma and
Alpha Upsilon for your great idea. Here are some more program ideas using hats
as a theme:
History of hats—have a program about how hats came into being and what types
of hats were worn during specific time periods.
Types of hats—have a program about all the different types of hats and the
purpose of those hats.
The Many Hats that Delta Kappa Gamma Members wear—have a program about
the many roles that our members play—caregivers, educators, wives, mothers,
Hat Healthy—The importance of hats for our health—keeping us warm, keeping
the sun out of our eyes, and out of our face, protecting us from ear infections.
Have someone talk about why we should wear hats and the useful purpose they
Hat Fashion Show—ask a store to put on a hat fashion show for your chapter
highlighting the latest fashion in hats.
Hat Icebreaker—ask members to wear their favorite hat and tell why the hat is
special to them.
Hat Decorating—ask each member to decorate a hat and have a contest to see
who designed the most creative hat.
Hats Used in Different Professions—have a program about what hats are used in