Members of the Alpha Xi Chapter of Kappa Kappa Iota held their August planning meeting luncheon at the home of member Peggy Holcomb. Kappa Kappa Iota has the distinction of being the oldest organization for educators in the United States and is now a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization. Pictured (the larger group photo) above, from left, are Judy Townsend, Mary Atchison, Joyce Bolling and Kaye Carter. On the second row, from left, are Patty Hill, Beverly Pope, Shirley Alverson, Beth Paris, Lola Locklin, Colleen Crosby, Janice Grimes and Jane Patterson. On the third row, from left, are Janice McCardle, Melba Sirmon, Bonnie Miler, Jan Floyd and Martha Nabors. In the photo at right, from left, in front are Joyce Bolling, Theta state treasurer; Gail Joiner; Mary Atchison, Theta state president; Peggy Holcomb and Shirley Alverson, hostesses for the meeting; and Kaye Carter, Theta state president-elect.