Events of intereston campus and around the world.
PennAustin. As Texas high-tech hot-bed is booming, Austin has now established a Penn Club of its own. Our first event kicked off in November with a successful Home-away-from-Homecoming at Fados, a local Irish pub. All of our efforts are going into creating awareness of the club and boosting membership. To find out more information about becoming a member or our next events visit our Web site (www.pennaustin.com) or contact Matthew Zubiller W98 at <firstname.lastname@example.org>. Wed love to hear from yall.
Check the IVY15 Web site (IVY15.org) for
all events in January, February and March. The IVY15 Distinguished Scholar
Lecture Series will be held at Hathaway Brown School in Shaker Heights.
A complete schedule will be sent to all club members. Dr. Burt Siegel
D57 (440) 423-0156 or <email@example.com>
is our Ivy15 representative. Televised Penn basketball: February or March
date to be announced. Watch for information on mini-brewery tour. Interested
in interviewing prospective students? Call
Harrisburg. Please join us on Jan. 25 at 7:00 p.m. for a presentation of Penn Then and Now by Michel T. Huber W53 ASC61. This exciting and interesting evening will kick off the new years events. We also have a club trip scheduled for the Penn-Princeton game at the Palestra on Feb. 13. We will meet in Philadelphia for a quick dinner before the game. If you are interested in receiving our e-newsletter or attending any of these events, please RSVP by e-mail to Brad Sears at <Upennalumniclub@cs.com>.
Hawaii will hold a dinner to recognize the president of the University of Hawaii: Dr. Kenneth Mortimer C60 WG62 will be completing his second term in June. He and his wife, Lorraine M. Mortimer CW59, met at Penn. The dinner will be held at the Plaza Club, 900 Fort Street Mall, on Feb. 24 from 6:00 p.m. Reservations should be made with Doug Yee W65 WG67 at (808) 525-6022.
Metro New Jersey. Join the us on Feb. 2 for a theater party and dessert reception at the John Harms Center for the Arts in Englewood, to see Penn & Teller, two crazy guys who know how to do a few really cool things! The show begins at 7:00 p.m., followed by a reception. Contact Sue Rose C/W79 (201) 568-9446 or Deb Donnally Nu81 GNu83 (908) 608-1071 for tickets and details. For more information on other club activities and membership contact Debbi Lebersfeld CW73 at (973) 467-8560 or <DebLeb1@aol.com> or check out our Web site (ourworld.compuserve.com/homepages/tnewmann).
The partial list of spring events includes the Penn-Princeton mens basketball
game on Feb. 13, with a pre-game reception at the Sweeten Alumni House.
Our annual wine tasting is scheduled for late February and will focus
on the wines of Italy, including Tuscany. The always popular Penn tradition,
Mask and Wig night, is scheduled for March 22. Back by popular demand
is the hilarious evening with PDQ Bach and the Philadelphia Orchestra,
April 17. Well all be at the Wilma Theatre in early June for Passion,
with music and lyrics by Stephen Sondheim. Young alumni happy hours are
scheduled monthly at the hot and trendy Philly nightspots. Senior Week
Class of 2001: meet the Philly young Penn alumni and celebrate the Philadelphia-Penn
connection and experience. Penn Club community-service events occur monthly.
Join us and make a difference. Call Fanny Chu-Fong C91 at (215) 561-6900
ext. 24 for event info.; call Robin Barone C98 at (215) 246-3088 for
Phoenix. Penn Wrestling takes on ASU at Wells Fargo Arena on Feb. 9. Alumni get-together and match starts at 7:00 p.m. Also in February, Dean Lee Stetson GEd71, when visiting the Valley recruiting local students for Penn, will join the club for an informal discussion of Applying to an Ivy League College. The club is currently planning these and other activities. For more information contact Beth Topor W80 at (480) 922-3540 or <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Portland. Plans are underway for the establishment of a Penn alumni club for graduates and parents in Oregon and Southwest Washington, to be based in Portland. We hope this club will acquaint and re-acquaint members of the Penn community in this area with each other and provide a vehicle for both University-sponsored and local programs and events. The executive board of the club will include representatives of the Wharton Club of Oregon and the Secondary School Committee of Oregon and Southwest Washington and will coordinate and support all Penn activities in the area. Those interested in assisting with the organization or in eventual membership should contact John Vosmek C61 (503) 222-3232 or David Blum W74 (503) 783-2610.
Southern California has reserved a block of 100 tickets to see the Tony Award-winning play The Lion King at the Pantages Theater on Jan. 24. If you are interested, please call (310) 442-7800; club members will be given priority.
Western New England. The University of Pennsylvania Alumni Club of Western New England will get together to watch the mens basketball squad face Yale in New Haven on March 3. For details, contact Bill Squires C71 at <email@example.com>.
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