History

Denver Alumnae of Chi Omega

XObadgeDenver Alumnae of Chi Omega group was organized in the early 1930s by a small group of alumnae with a strong desire to support each other. The ladies met in homes around the city and supported many different community philanthropic projects over the years.  Denver alumnae members continue their commitment to and legacy of community involvement and sisterhood in the greater Denver area.

DACO Chi Omega crest imageChi Omega Fraternity – It all began on April 5, 1895, at the University of Arkansas, when four young women, with the help of a local dentist, established the secrets and symbolism that today bind over 260,000 Sisters. This small band of visionaries founded Chi Omega after realizing a need for an organization that would foster both friendship and respect for the potential and inherent value of all women. Over the years, Chi Omega has provided its members with unique opportunities in leadership, scholarship, and lifelong friendship – striving to provide each Sister with a commitment to personal integrity, excellence in academic and intellectual pursuits, intergenerational participation, community service, leadership opportunities and social enrichment.

University of Arkansas – Chi Omega has a rich history dating back to its founding at the University of Arkansas on April 5, 1895, when a rapidly expanding economy fostered industrialization and urbanization.

Our Founders – Our five founders were a small band of young women who, DACO Founders imagewith the help of local dentist Dr. Charles Richardson, established the secrets, symbolism, and ritual that now bind together over 310,000 women from 174 collegiate chapters and more than 240 alumnae chapters.

 

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