Our Golden Anniversary

SPJ-Virginia Pro Chapter (then Sigma Delta Chi, Richmond Pro Chapter) received its charter in April 1958. To mark the occasion, the chapter is beginning to plan a celebration. Caroline Cardwell and Brian Eckert are co-chairs of the 50th Anniversary Committee. If you have a suggestion about celebrating the anniversary, please contact Caroline or Brian. Initial thinking is for a black tie event (recalling the initial black tie dinner where the charter was presented), perhaps a dinner-dance that includes a formal SPJ induction ceremony and remarks by SPJ national president Clint Brewer and Virginia Gov. Tim Kaine.

Published by SPJ Virginia Pro

SPJ is the nation’s most broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior. Founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi, SPJ promotes the free flow of information vital to a well-informed citizenry through the daily work of its nearly 10,000 members; works to inspire and educate current and future journalists through professional development; and protects First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and press through its advocacy efforts.

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