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Alumni Weekend 2017

Zeta Chi Alumni Weekend 2017

Pike Holiday Luncheons




Pike Holiday Luncheons have been planned for both Kansas City and St. Louis. Please see the details below for time and location for both events. This is a fun luncheon and I hope to see you there.

St. Louis Area Holiday Luncheon
Date: Friday December 23rd
Time: 11:00am
Location: Fox & Hound
17416 Chesterfield Airport Rd.
Chesterfield, MO 63005

Please RSVP to Mark Landwehr at or by calling 636-236-7066 in order to give the restaurant an accurate count. (RESERVATIONS ARE ONLY REQUIRED FOR ST. LOUIS)

Kansas City Area Holiday Luncheon
Date: FRIDAY December 16
Time: 11:00am
Location: Granfalloon Restaurant & Bar
608 Ward Parkway
Kansas City, MO 64112

I look forward to seeing everyone and Happy Holidays to you and your family.

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Baxter Hall Properties – Furniture Fundraiser


We are asking for donations  to help furnish our new home on Elm Street. Please donate funds to buy furniture. Make out checks to Baxter Hall Properties and mail to:

Dave Barrett ’77
2482 E. Wildwood Rd.
Springfield, MO 65804.

** If your donation is for the Spence Jackson, Matt Inman, or Steve McFadden rooms, please see additional instructions at the bottom **.

Donations will go toward the following:

32 loft beds with dresser, desk and chair underneath $20,800
8 couches for suites $3,500
Conference/study rooms $5,000
TV room $3,500
Misc. $2,500

Thanks to everyone who made a pledge to ensure the new Zeta Chi Chapter house is furnished.   You can make your donations online through the links below.  All donations are being tracked so if your donation is linked to a specific room, please make a note on your check.

The preferred method of payment is a check so we don’t have to pay the transaction fees.     The second preferred payment option is to use the On-line Check ACH option on our on-line donation page.  Click on the link below.

Zeta Chi Online Giving Form

Or if you want to pay with credit card or PayPal, please use the Pay Now button below.

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Attention:  If your donation is for the Spence Jackson, Matt Inman, or Steve McFadden rooms, please coordinate with Jeff Counts.  Send your check made our to “Baxter Hall Properties” to 318 Panhurst Court, Ballwin, MO  63021 and Jeff will coordinate with the Housing Corporation.

Final Arrangements for Alumni Weekend

Alumni Weekend 2016 – THIS WEEKEND


It is still not to late to enjoy the Alumni Weekend hosted by the Active Chapter. The final details are listed above with one addition.

There will be a Housing meeting with the Active Chapter prior to the regular meeting at 10:30 am in the same room

Here is the link to register for the golf outing


Zeta Chi has a New House

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Passing of brother Jay Alexander

It is with deep sadness that we share that our brother, Jay Alexander ’77 entered Chapter Eternal on January 7, 2016. He is survived by his wife, Olga, stepchildren and grandchildren. A memorial service will be held on Thursday, January 14, 2016 at Beck Funeral Home, Cedar Park, Texas, at 2:00 p.m. Jay will be remembered as a fun loving and devoted brother. He will be missed! Prayers to Olga and family.

The memorial web page provided by the Funeral Home can be viewed here.

Passing of brother Steve McFadden

Zeta Chi lost a great friend and brother, Steve McFadden, Saturday, December 5th. Steve was 46 years old and pledged Pikes in 1987. Please keep the entire McFadden family in your thoughts and prayers during this difficult time. Steve was a long time member of the Zeta Chi Alumni Association. All three McFadden brother’s were Zeta Chi Pikes.

Visitation will be at the Bopp Chapel in Kirkwood on Thursday from 3:00pm to 8:00pm. Funeral services will be private for family only.


View obituary here

Many brothers have reached out to see if we can meet after the visitation to share our memories of Steve. After the visitation, Pikes will be meeting at Farotto’s at 9525 Manchester Road in Rock Hill. Friends and Family of Steve are welcome.

Homecoming 2015

Once again, the Zeta Chi Alumni Association will join with the active chapter for a weekend of fun-filled activities.

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Eventbrite - MSU - Pi Kappa Alpha Alumni Homecoming

Homecoming events for all alumni:

Friday, Oct. 16:

8am  Pike Alumni are invited to a golf outing hosted by Jim Wilson at Ledgestone Country Club on Friday, October 16.  The club is easily accessible  from Springfield via 65 south to the Ozark Mountain Highroad (465).  The day will begin with breakfast starting at 8:00am and tee times beginning at 9:30am.  With Jim’s member rate, the cost is $49 per person for golf (including cart and tax).  If you are interested in playing, please contact Jim directly at

7-10 p.m. Arrival reception for Pike Alumni at Dublin’s Pass, 317 Park Central E

Saturday, Oct. 17:

9:00 AM – Homecoming Parade

10:00 AM-11:00 AM –  Alumni Association Annual Meeting on Campus Glass Hall Room 101

11:00 AM-1:45 PM – Bearfest Village Tailgate – Look for the Firetruck!

2:00 PM – Homecoming Game-MSU vs. Illinois State –  please use the link above to purchase tickets in advance for the football game.

7:00 PM –  Alumni/Active Chapter Reception. Ebbets Field 1027 E Walnut

The ZX Alumni Association will be celebrating its 10th year. We have come a long way and still have lots of goals that we would like to achieve. The first being making this years Homecoming the most alumni attended yet. We look forward to seeing you there.

St. Louis Cardinals Event

Catch up with other Pi Kappa Alpha alumni from the Zeta Chi Chapter and enjoy Cardinals baseball.



Saturday July 25

Busch Stadium. St. Louis, MO

6:15 Game Starts

Tickets: $57 each

The Zeta Chi Alumni Association has reserved a group of 40 tickets for an exciting MLB game against the Atlanta Braves. The group will be meeting at 3:00pm before the game at Mike Shannon’s Outfield (620 Market Street).

To reserve your tickets, please select the number of tickets and Click “Buy Now”. 

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For additional information about this event contact:

Jeff Counts

President, ZX Alumni Association

636.675.5890 cell