Fairfield County. Join us on Wed. evening, May 21, for our annual club dinner at the Burning Tree Country Club in Greenwich. Our guest speaker will be Alumni Trustee Joel M. Greenblatt W’79 WG’80, founder and managing partner of the hedge fund Gotham Capital. Dr. Ira Harkavy C’70 Gr’79, founding director and associate vice president of the Barbara and Edward Netter Center for Community Partnerships at Penn, will introduce our honorees for the evening, Barbara and Edward Netter C’53, chair and CEO of the Geneve Corporation. For more information, please contact club president Joanne Goldner Kahan W’84 at Fairfieldpenn@aol.com.

Gold Coast. Join us at Boca Raton Ale House (owner is an alumnus) for a Penn Alumni Happy Hour on Thurs., March 20, 6 p.m. - 9 p.m. at 1200 Yamato Road (east side, between Military & I-95) in Boca Raton. RSVP at www.penngoldcoast.com or email Young Alumni chair, Katy Mitra at kathryn.mitra@gmail.com. Please save Sat. April 12 for our Penn Community Day at Broward Partnership for the Homeless.

Los Angeles. Join us for our Spring Fling pub crawl in April and conversation and presentation by Penn chemistry professor Ponzy Lu in June. Check www.pennclubla.com for the most up to date information regarding our events.

Metro New Jersey. On April 1, our health speaker series will feature Dr. Virginia Lee WG’84 and Dr. John Trojanowski GM’80 as they discuss, “Living Longer & Living Well: Brain Health and Anti-Aging.” This event will be held at a private residence. The selective college-admissions program, sponsored by the Alumni Council on Admissions, will take place in April at the Millburn Library Auditorium and is an exclusive event for members only. On Sat., May 3, we will host a Penn Cares Community Service Day at the Community Foodbank of New Jersey, in Hillside. Club members are excited to announce the second year of our summer-internship program, available exclusively to the children of our members. As an internship sponsor, members will have a unique opportunity to share their experience and knowledge with a student interested in their field. For high-school seniors or college-aged children, this proves to be an invaluable opportunity for them to gain first-hand experience in their professional field of choice. 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

Northern California. Trying to figure out your personality type, how you make decisions or why you are happy doing some kinds of work and not other? Then join us in March at our Myers-Briggs event and take the test. Join us as the Giants host the Phillies, on May 11 in San Francisco. Information for these events as well as our monthly social, cultural, career, and community opportunities can be found on our website www.ncpennclub.com. Register for free and invitations to events will be emailed to you.

ACA | The Alumni Council on Admissions is Penn’s resource for undergraduate legacy applicants. The staff will be available for informal Q&A sessions about legacy admissions, Monday through Friday (except University holidays), 12:15-1:00 p.m. and 3:15-4:00 p.m., in the Sweeten Alumni House, 3533 Locust Walk. These scheduled times enable visiting families to attend an information session and campus tour offered by the Undergraduate Admissions Office. Reservations are not required. For more information, visit www.alumni.upenn.edu/aca or call (215) 898-6888.

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