Laurie Chambers Welling's Story
Chapter: Oregon - Beta Omega, Toronto - Beta Psi
Gardening has always been a passion for Laurie Chambers Welling, Oregon. After a divorce 11 years ago, Laurie went back to school to earn a degree in horticulture, something she’d always wanted to do. She became the manager of Retreat, a plant and home decor shop in Snohomish, Washington. She also got remarried. Her husband, Paul, is a chef instructor at Sur La Table.Read More
Andrea Venditti Kline’s Story
Chapter: Purdue - Gamma Delta, Toronto - Beta Psi
A “feeling of panic” is the way Andrea Venditti Kline, Purdue, described the moment she realized that she and her husband, Clayton, both dentists, had to temporarily shut down their dental practices as ordered by the state of Ohio because of the coronavirus pandemic.
Andrea and Clayton met in dental school at the Ohio State University, married, had two children and settled in Celina, Ohio, where Clayton opened a private dental practice. Andrea found work as a dentist, too, in a separate practice that provides dental care for mostly Medicaid-funded patients, a calling she says fits with her love for working with people.Read More