Greetings Brothers!

In 1948, Grand Basileus Harry T. Penn appointed another capable son of the Third District, Brother A. G. Macklin, to serve as the Fraternity’s National Achievement Week Director. In concert with Grand Basileus Penn’s emphasis on social action, Brother Macklin set the National Achievement Week theme and agenda for the 2020…I mean 1948 fraternal year, as detailed in the attached September 1948 Bulletin?

Submitted with enthusiasm.

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Make it a great week Brothers. Be noble!

3rd District History and Archives Committee
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