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February 2021 Volume 5

February 2021 Volume 5


The purpose of Kappa Beta Delta is to encourage and recognize scholarship and accomplishment among students of business pursuing associate degrees. To encourage and promote personal and professional improvement and a life distinguished by honorable service to humankind.

Have you applied for the KBD Scholarship? Please go to the link below to apply.

The Dr. Andrew V. Stevenson International Merit Scholarship is the highest honor a Kappa Beta Delta member can achieve. The Dr. Andrew V. Stevenson International Merit Scholarship is administered by the Board of Kappa Beta Delta.

Dr. Andrew V. Stevenson served as Associate Director of ACBSP, working closely with associate degree schools, until his death. He was instrumental in creating Kappa Beta Delta, the Honor Society for business programs which have an ACBSP accreditation.

“The heart has its reasons, of which reason knows nothing.”

– Blaise Pascal

Owe the IRS Money? Here’s How to Pay

If you owe federal taxes, you are required to pay by the April deadline. Remember, if you get an extension to file your taxes, payment is still due by the April deadline. If you can’t pay the full amount that you owe now, you may be able to set up a payment plan.

Here are some choices for making your payment:

  • Use Direct Pay: IRS Direct Pay is a free and secure way to pay directly from your checking or savings account.

  • Pay by Debit or Credit Card: If you don’t want to link a bank account, you can use your credit or debit card. Keep in mind that you’ll have to pay a processing fee and may incur interest charges.

  • Pay When You E-File: If you file your federal tax return electronically, you can pay directly from your bank account using Electronic Funds Withdrawal.

* This information is not intended to be a substitute for specific individualized tax advice. We suggest that you discuss your specific tax issues with a qualified tax professional.

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Eating To Your Heart’s Content

Deciding to change your diet can feel daunting. It can be difficult to figure out which one is “best” for you. Many fad diets come and go, but there are a few that have stuck around, the most popular being the Mediterranean diet.

The Mediterranean diet is less of a traditional diet and more of a lifestyle shift toward healthier eating patterns. It’s modeled after principles of Italian and Greek cuisine, which have remained relatively unchanged since the 1960s. Consuming this diet has been correlated with lower rates of heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and other chronic illnesses. The diet emphasizes eating more fruits, vegetables, legumes, nuts, seeds, fatty fish, whole grains, and olive oil and fewer meats and dairy products. The diet is flexible. Elimination isn’t the intention rather balance more toward nutrient-rich foods versus energy-dense ones.

Food is life, and making healthy choices can help support a healthier life. While the Mediterranean diet could be a good option for someone, no single diet will fit everyone’s lifestyle, preferences, and health needs perfectly. So, be sure to discuss any dietary choices you make with your physician or registered dietitian first.

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Two fathers and two sons went truffle hunting. Each found a truffle yet they found only three in all. Why?

Last week’s riddle: Six cups are lined up in a row. Cups 1-3 on the left are full of juice; cups 4-6 on the right are empty. How can you arrange this row so empty and full glasses alternate while moving only one cup in the process? Answer: Pour the juice from the second cup into the fifth cup.

Coastal Brown Bear, Katmai National Park, Alaska.

SAVE the Date

for the


Lake County

Kappa Beta Delta (KBD) Induction Ceremony

February 27, 2021 10 am – 11:30 am

Click on to the Blue Link to support our KBD Fundraiser

Congratulations! Boston Market has approved your GroupRaise Meal on March 26, 2021 at 5:00pm!

Now let's make this meal happen!

You can now start promoting your Meal! Above is a link to your Meal Page for your supporters to RSVP by committing to eat on the day of your GroupRaise event.

You need 20 people to RSVP on your meal page to receive final confirmation of your meal by March 23, 2021, or your event will be canceled. This is to put you on your way to reaching your total attendance goal, and show the restaurant that you have been marketing.

Getting RSVPs is important to help spread the word about your cause and to ensure that your meal raises enough support to fund your group's goal. Share your meal page link on Facebook, Twitter, over email, and anywhere else you can.

Make sure your supporters know that their commitment to eat is crucial to making your meal a success, but even if they are not able to RSVP they are more than welcome to eat to support the Foodbank of Northwest Indiana.

KBD Lake County Advisors

Dr. Trina Lynch-Jackson Service- Learning Coordinator

Professor Joseph Joniec

Adjunct Faculty Aleesha Thirkles-Williams

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