Bucks County. The newly formed Penn Club of Bucks County is very excited about their calendar of events; contact club president Janice Kimenhour GEd’75 for more information <Janice.Kimenhour@svpanthers.org>.

Chicago. For information, see our website (www.pennclubchicago.com).

Cleveland. Thurs., April 12—As part of the Ivy15 Distinguished Lecture Series, the club welcomes PennDesign Professor Dr. Witold Rybczynski to speak at the University School, lower-school campus (Conway Hall); cost: $7 at door; Time: 7:30 p.m. refreshments, 8 p.m. lecture. Contact club president Michael Hynds GAr’90 <mikehynds@aol.com> for more information.

Hartford, Conn. Spring Fling in West Hartford is back! The eighth annual party will be held at the home of Andy and Irene Bassock, 27 Lexington Road, West Hartford. In true Penn fashion, the party will start at noon and it will end no later than 4:43 a.m.! During the day it is a family-friendly event with a grill going all day long, a bounce house, and possibly a clown. After 6 p.m., all kids will be gone and then the real party begins. Mark your calendars and join alumni from as far away as Los Angeles, Atlanta, Cleveland, New Jersey, and New York. See you there! For more info, contact club president Andrew Bassock C’90 at <andrew.bassock@ubs.com>.

Jacksonville, Fla. (First Coast). On April 5 we will be part of a reception at UNF preceding a presentation by Penn psychology professor Martin Seligman. Contact co-presidents Sam or Donna Heffner for details at <samheffner@msn.com> or (904) 273-2843.

Long Island. Save the date: The club will host our annual end of the year Awards Dinner on Sun., June 3, featuring guest speaker College Dean Dennis DeTurck G’78 Gr’80. For more information, contact club president Pattie Simon C’78 at <pattie_simon@yahoo.com>.

Los Angeles. For information, see (www.pennclubla.com).

Metro New Jersey. On March 15 the New Jersey Penn and Wharton clubs will host a cocktail reception with Craig Carnaroli W’85, executive vice president, as he discusses an insider’s perspective on Penn’s finance and future growth plans. Our Selective College Admissions Program (for members only) will take place on April 19 at the Millburn Library Auditorium. Explore the dynamics of Thomas L. Freidman’s The World is Flat at a book discussion on April 17. Our club is very excited to announce the formation of a Summer Internship Program, available exclusively to the children of our members. For more information about these and other programs, contact club president Renie Carniol CW’75 WG’76 at <pennclubmetronj@yahoo.com> or visit our website at (www.pennclubmetronj.com).

New York. On April 10, 6 p.m., PennNYC and The Penn Club of New York will welcome Anthony DeCurtis, a lecturer in Penn’s creative-writing program, to talk about his new book, In Other Words: Artists Talk about Life and Work, which has interviews with some of the world’s most revered pop-culture icons. On April 24, PennNYC and The Penn Club of New York will host author Marci Alboher C’88, who will be interviewed by television reporter Darby Mullany Dunn C’88, about her new book One Person/Multiple Careers: A New Model for Work/Life Success. Look for more details on our website and in our newsletter. Sign up for the listserv at (www.pennnyc.org). To volunteer, please contact PennNYC club president Dale Kramer Cohen W’76 at <DaleKCohen@aol.com>.

Philadelphia. For information, see (www.pennclubphilly.org/index.html).

Portland. Join fellow alumni and friends for Spring Happy Hour, on Thurs., March 22, from 5:30 to 7:00 pm., in a toast to the Vernal Equinox and each other. Our Spring Luncheon will be held in April at the University Club. Further information on these and other events, along with a printable membership form, can be found on our website (www.pennclubofportland.com).

Southwest Florida. Join us for the following events: Philadelphia Phillies-Minnesota Twins spring-training game on March 18; seventh annual golf outing for our Endowed Scholarship Fund on March 29 at the beautiful Quail West Golf and Country Club; and the Annual Ivy League Alumni Picnic on April 1 at the Naples Beach and Golf Club. For more information, contact club president John Gamba W’61 at <jfgamba@aol.com>.

Westchester & Rockland Counties. The club invites alumni to attend our upcoming events. Sat., March 17, the Penn-Cornell tennis party, from 7:30 to 11 p.m., Armonk Tennis Club, Armonk. For information, e-mail <pennwestchester@aol.com> or call Cindy Shmerler Levy at (914) 747-5174. Sat., April 14, from 10 a.m. to noon: Penn Cares Community Service Day at the Pleasantville Cottage School. For info, e-mail <pennwestchester@aol.com> or call Alan Sheptin at (914) 232-7553. Wed., April 25: Broadway theater outing to see the new musical Curtains. Pre-theater dinner at The Penn Club of New York. For details, e-mail <pennwestchester@aol.com> or call Joyce Goodman at (914) 723-2740.

Western Pennsylvania. Hot off the heels of a fabulous Ben Franklin/Founders Day event, the club has planned a year of great events and, as always, you are welcome to join us at our monthly luncheon, noon on the first Thursday of every month at the HYP Club, at 619 William Penn; consult our website for more information (www.alumni.upenn.edu/club/westernpa.html).

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The Association of Alumnae hosts
Down Under at Annenberg
Friday, March 30
6 p.m. — Reception & Raffle
8 p.m. — Performance of Grand
by the Sydney Dance Company

Ticket cost: $60/person; Contact: Kristina Clark for tickets or information (215) 898-7811 or <krclark@ben.dev.upenn.edu>


ACA | The Alumni Council on Admissions is Penn’s resource for undergraduate legacy applicants. The staff hosts an informal Q&A session about legacy admissions every Monday and Friday (except University holidays) from 12:15 to 1 p.m. in the Sweeten Alumni House, 3533 Locust Walk. During the months of March and April, this session will take place every weekday (Monday through Friday). Reservations are not required. Personal interviews are available for legacies who are completing their junior year of high school. Please call (215) 898-6888 for an appointment; for more information, visit (www.alumni.upenn.edu/aca).

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