Highlights for Mar/Apr 2002. For more detailed listings, please see Alumni Calendar.
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Atlanta. Join club members for the Spring 2002 PennCares event, volunteering at the Atlanta Community Food Banks Hunger Walk/Run, to be held on Sunday, March 17, at Turner Field. PennCares is a volunteer program established by the University of Pennsylvania Alumni Society to encourage alumni to get involved in their local communities. We will be volunteering as a group, from 8:30 a.m. until 11 a.m., to help set up the parking lot for the event, and will be provided with breakfast, snacks, and drinks during the set-up shiftand all volunteers get a free T-shirt. The walk itself begins at 11 a.m., so volunteers can also go on the walk. If you are interested in volunteering, please RSVP to Pete Weimann at <email@example.com> as soon as you can. And let him know if you are interested in walking after the shift. There are other volunteer shifts available all day, from 6 a.m. until 6 p.m.
PennAustin celebrated Bens Birthday in style in January with classes of alumni ranging over 50 years. He would be proud to see so many friends and families come together to celebrate Penn. Join us for one of our coming events with Habitat for Humanity or the Penn-Princeton mens basketball game. Watch your inboxes and check for our Web site (www.pennaustin.com).
Boston. Check out the Penn Club of Bostons Web site for a listing of all upcoming events (pennclubofboston.homestead.com).
Delaware. The Penn Club of Delaware is going to the Wilmington Blue Rocks baseball game on July 15. There will be a picnic before the game, and fireworks after at a cost of $20. Contact club president Carolyn Diehl for more information by phone at (302) 731-1294 or e-mail <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Fairfield County. The Penn Club of Fairfield County, Conn., has promised a large and enthusiastic turnout for the Mask & Wig Clubs performance on Saturday, March 16, in Greenwich. That the site selection is close to the border of West Chester County, N.Y., is no accident, as members of that club have also been invited. Contact club president Sam Heffner <SamHeffner@msn.com> for more information.
Los Angeles. The Club is gathering on Tuesday, March 5, at 4:30 p.m. to watch the Quakers cream the Tigers in mens basketball on satellite TV. Contact Mitchell Kraus C93 at <email@example.com> for more information. Also check out the clubs new Web site at (www.pennclubla.com) for this and other events. Also join the Wharton Club of Southern California at these upcoming events: March 19 is Happy Hour; April 24Museum Night; May 22, another Happy Hour at Einsteins in Hermosa Beach; June 12Happy Hour at Liquid Kitty in Santa Monica. All details can be found at their Web site (www.whartonsocal.com).
Metro New Jersey. We will be holding our first Book Club event in April; we will be reading Candide. Contact Scott Cohen at <Scott.J.Cohen.C00@alumni.upenn.edu> for further information. Dr. Judith Rodin CW66 will be the guest at our Spring Dinner on June 11; if you are interested in attending, phone Dale Bell at (201) 750-0620. Visit our Web site for other information and membership (www.pennclubmetronj.com).
Minnesota. The Penn Club of Minnesota is relaunching! If you are interested in participating or receiving information on club events, e-mail your current contact information to <PennClubMN@hotmail.com> or contact Nancy Jacobsen at (651) 224-0684 or Paul Sternlieb at (952) 922-7285.
Norfolk, Conn. The Penn Alumni Club of Western New England is planning a trip to the Mask & Wig performance on March 15 in Norfolk. If interested, please contact Bill Squires C71 at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Northern California. Club members are invited to the UC Berkeley Art Museum by curator Heidi Zuckerman Jacobson C89 to a presentation by New York-based artist Sanford Biggers on April 7, from 2:30 p.m.-5 p.m. A young, emerging African American artist, he is featured in this years Whitney Biennial. A reception will follow his presentation about his work. Other club events include a wine-country excursion on March 23 and a Happy Hour on April 18. Contact club president Phil Crosby C92 at (510) 834-6600 or <PCrosby@wendel.com> or go to the club Web site (www.ncpennclub.com) for more information.
Philadelphia. Members are invited to the Japanese Cherry Blossom Festival at Penns Morris Arboretum on April 20, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. This is an enjoyable day out for the entire family, with tea ceremonies, garden tours for children and adults, childrens crafts and activities, a musical event, and various Asian food will be featured. Contact <email@example.com> or Fanny Chu Fong at (215) 875-0492.
San Diego. Join the Penn Club of San Diego for our first Annual Temecula Winetasting on March 23; contact Gina Tapper at <firstname.lastname@example.org> Our Quarterly High Ball will be at Trophs Restaurant in UTC in March; contact Ellen Chang at <email@example.com> The San Diego Crew Class is Saturday, April 6: come to cheer on the Penn team and challenge fellow Ivies in a tug-o-war; contact Peter Mallory at <team_Mallory@hotmail.com>
Scranton/Wilkes-Barre alumni will gather on Tuesday, March 5 at 7:30 p.m. for a general membership reception and a TV broadcast of the Penn-Princeton mens basketball game. Contact Bob Kelly W83 by phone at (570) 342-6100, or e-mail at <firstname.lastname@example.org> for location and other details.
Westchester/Rockland Counties. Members are invited to a Penn-Cornell Tennis Party at the Chestnut Ridge Tennis Club, Snyders Hull Road in Mount Kisko on Saturday, March 9, from 7:30 p.m. to 11:30 p.m. The cost is $35 per person for members, $45 non-members, and $15 non-playerssocializers welcome. For more information, please contact Cindy Shmerler by phone at (917) 747-5174 or by e-mail at <Shmerls2@aol.com>, or contact Laura Fratt by phone at (914) 723-5108, or e-mail at <Fratt10583@aol.com>. On Sunday, March 10, there will be a Penn Westchester Family Skating Party at the Playland Ice Casino in Rye from 2:15 p.m. to 4:15 p.m. Cost is members $10 adult, $7 child; non-members $15 adult, $12 child. Spectators $5 per person. For further information, please contact Susan Ziluca at (917) 834-0785. Go to a Manhattan Theater Party and Dinner on Thursday, May 9, at the Penn Club of New York and then seeing Oklahoma on Broadway. For further information, please contact Joyce Goodman at (914) 723-2740.
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