The 2009 Valentine dinner and dance for the Independence City Council of Beta Sigma Phi will be held Friday at the Courtyard at the Marriot in Blue Springs. The dinner will begin at 7 p.m., with music by Ralph Aguilar. The Queens for each chapter will be announced later in the evening by Dan Roberts, a past announcer for KFKF

Queen Barbara Taylor of Alpha Omega Master is being represented in the international magazine for Beta Sigma Phi, The Torch. This month’s issue is dedicated to women chosen for the queen and royality of the year for all the countries and states where Beta Sigma Phi exists. Taylor is one of two attendants for the Empress, and is the only candidate chosen from Missouri.