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Greta Betti receives DKG Beta Sigma Chapter 50-year member award

GRETA BETTI

KINGSFORD –The Beta Sigma Chapter of The Delta Kappa Gamma Society International presented Greta Betti of Kingsford with a 50-year membership pin and certificate Aug. 5. This award celebrates Betti’s 50 years of dedicated, active membership in the organization. Betti also had received the Lifetime Service award in 2017 from DKG Michigan State Organization, and was honored as Beta Sigma Chapter’s Woman of Distinction in 1999. She has shown a high level of dedication and is a positive promoter of Delta Kappa Gamma and all of its members. She is an exemplary member to Beta Sigma Chapter, serving actively on committees that include World Fellowship, Music and Social/ Hostess. Betti earned her bachelor of science degree in education from Northern Michigan University. She began her career in 1956, teaching for four years in the elementary grades for Breitung Township Schools in Kingsford. She then went on in her career to teach remedial reading for the Iron Mountain Public Schools for 28 years. She retired after 32 years of teaching in Michigan. She was married to Archie Betti for more than 60 years until his death in 2017. They raised three children, Mike, Tom and Patti. Greta now has five grown grandchildren. In years past, she and Archie always saw that the city of Iron Mountain had Christmas decorations, as they personally ordered and hung them, especially around the pit area. They also would recruit help and decorate the town with summer and fall decorations. She chaired the Iron Mountain area Angels Project. She enjoys plays, movies, reading, crafts and mostly her family and friends. DKG is an honorary international organization of woman educators that promotes professional and personal growth of women educators and excellence in education. The Beta Sigma Chapter includes members from Michigan’s Dickinson, Delta, Menominee and neighboring Wisconsin’s Marinette, Oconto and Florence counties.

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