Chicago. Join the Club on a tour of one of baseball’s oldest legends, Wrigley Field, on Saturday, May 20, starting at 11 a.m. The 90-minute tour provides an insider’s look at 90 years of history. Tour stops include: Cubs clubhouse, press box, visitors’ clubhouse, bleachers, dugouts, on-deck circles, mezzanine suites, and the security headquarters. For more details please visit (www.pennclubchicago.com).
Long Island. On Sunday evening, June 4, the Club will celebrate the end of the school year with its annual Spring Awards Dinner at the North Shore Country club in Glen Head. The featured guest speaker is Willis J. Stetson Jr. GEd’71, dean of undergraduate admissions. Matriculation students from Long Island, including Protzmann Scholarship Award winners, will be honored. A high-school coach of the year and the secondary-school committee interviewers will also be recognized. Cost is $85 for members and parents, $50 for students. For more information or to register, please contact Pattie Simon C’78 <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Memphis. There will be a barbecue for new students, current students, parents, and alumni at 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 4. Come meet your fellow Memphians at Penn! Call Chris Przybyszewski (662) 812-3877 for details.
Metro New Jersey. On May 6, the Club will sponsor our annual Penn Cares Community Service Day at the Community FoodBank of New Jersey in Hillside. Please join us from 9:30 a.m. until noon as we sort and pack food for distribution to needy communities. Children over age 10 are welcome! On June 6, at 6:30 p.m., the Wesley A. Stanger Jr. Scholars and Installation Dinner will be held at Greenbrook Country Club in North Caldwell. Our guest speaker is Dennis DeTurck G’78 Gr’80, dean of the College. For more information about these or other programs, please contact Club President Dale Bell MT’81 at <email@example.com> or visit our website (www.pennclubmetronj.com).
New York. The group “10 from Penn” (those who graduated between 1986 and 1996) is hosting a singles event: Penn Relay-dating. Participants will have six and a half minutes to meet individually with eight different people. For more details on this and a multi-school event coming up soon, sign up for the listserv at (www.pennnyc.org). To volunteer, please contact Dale Kramer Cohen W’76 at <DaleKCohen@aol.com>.
Philadelphia. The Club welcomes alumni in the region to register on our website to receive notices about upcoming events and volunteer opportunities (www.pennclubphilly.org).
Portland. The Club will host the Penn Glee Club (visiting us May 19-21), with a members’ dinner concert on Friday evening, May 19; we are arranging additional community appearances for the singers. Annual Book Awards will be presented during May to five exceptional Oregon high-school juniors. Our quarterly season-welcoming Happy Hour will toast the arrival of summer on June 22 at Jake’s Famous Crawfish. We’re counting on a day of sunshine and an outdoor table! Check the Web site for exact times and additional details (www.pennclubofportland.org).
St. Louis. Stay tuned for information about the Ben Franklin Exhibit event at the Missouri Historical Society Museum in June. Please contact Club President Jay Androphy with questions <jay@ androphy.com>.
Westchester & Rockland Counties. The Club invites you to our annual spring dinner on Wednesday, May 17, at Bonnie Briar Country Club in Larchmont. Our featured speaker will be Dr. Ira Harkavy C’70 Gr’79, associate vice president and founding director of Penn’s Center for Community Partnerships. Cost is $50 for members and $75 for non-members (cash bar). For more information, contact club president Cindy Shmerler Levy C’81 at (firstname.lastname@example.org) or (914) 747-5174.
Western Pennsylvania. The Club’s fabulous monthly luncheons continue: please join us at noon on the first Thursday of every month at the HYP Club, 619 William Penn Place, in downtown Pittsburgh. For more information, contact John Vogel at <email@example.com>.
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