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 Gotham Capital, the hedge fund, and the creator of “Magic Formula Investing.” Dr. Ira Harkavy C’70 Gr’79, associate vice president and founding director of the Barbara and Edward Netter Community Partnerships, will introduce our honorees for the evening, Barbara and Edward Netter C’53, chair and CEO of the Geneve Corporation. For more information, contact club president Joanne Goldner Kahan W’84 at Fairfieldpenn@aol.com.

Gold Coast. Join the Penn Gold Coast Club and the Incoming Class of 2012 to our annual dinner at Maggiano’s Little Italy, 21090 St. Andrews Blvd., in Boca Raton, on Mon., June 2, at 6 p.m. Our guest speaker is Dr. Arthur Caplan, director of Penn’s Center for Bioethics, author, columnist, and well-known contributor to NPR and msnbc.com. His topic is “The Ethical Battle over Stem Cells: Where are we now and where should we be going?” RSVP at www.penngoldcoast.com. The cost is $45 for club Members and Parents of Class of 2012, $55 for non-club members, and complimentary for members of the Penn Class of 2012. If you have any questions, email secondary-school-committee chair, Gisele Rahael C’96 at Gisele@ameracorporation.com.

Los Angeles. PennClubLA is pleased to participate in a performance of Fake Radio with David Koff C’91 on May 18, and an evening with Prof. Ponzy Lu on June 14. For the most up-to-date information regarding Penn events, visit www.pennclubla.com. Want to get involved? Contact Melissa Wu C’98 at pennclubla@gmail.com.

MetroNJ. Join us on Mon., June 2, for our annual Wesley A. Stanger Jr. Scholars and Installation Dinner, where our featured guest speaker will be Dr. Walter Licht, the Walter H. Annenberg Professor of History and dept. chair. This will take place at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston: cocktails at 6:30 p.m. with dinner at 7:15 p.m. For more information, contact Lorraine C’86 and Gary Survis W’86 at survisl@comcast.net. Penn Parents Night, for parents of incoming students will take place in late June at a location in North Jersey. For more information contact our co-chairs, Penn Parents Valantina Hedvat (hnwint@verizon.net) or Michelle Brauntuch C’77 (gnm78@aol). For more information about these and other programs, contact club President Renie Carniol CW’75 WG’76 at rrcarniol1@aol.com or visit www.pennclubmetronj.com.

Northeast Pennsylvania. Our club is turning 100 years old this year, which makes us the oldest Penn alumni club in the world! On Sun., June 1, we will hold an official anniversary celebration to commemorate our centenary. The celebration will include members of the Penn Glee Club, representatives from the Alumni Office and the University, and you! We also expect to have several descendants of the club’s founders, whom we will entertain. For more information, contact Bill Runner WEv’66 at (570) 675-5055 or runner1@epix.net, Sally Connor CW’51 at (570) 883-2297 or Bob Kelly W’83 at (570) 586-1655. Visit our website, www.nepenn.com/alumni.

Northern California. Take me out to the ball park! Join the club for our annual adventures to AT&T Park. On Fri. evening, June 13, cheer on our hometown teams when the Oakland A’s cross the bridge to meet the San Francisco Giants. For information on these events and to receive announcements of all NorCal events, go to www.ncpennclub.com.

New York. PennNYC and the Penn Club of New York host Wharton professor Dr. G. Richard Shell on Tues., May 20, at the Penn Club. He will discuss his new book The Art of Woo: Using Strategic Persuasion to Sell Your Ideas. For information on these and all our events, visit www.pennnyc.org. and sign up for e-newsletters. To volunteer, contact Dale Kramer Cohen W’76, president of PennNYC, at dale.k.cohen@gmail.com.

St. Louis. We will welcome the Penn Glee Club on Fri., May 23, for a special evening performance: time & place, tba. For more information, contact Jay Androphy C’85 at jay@androphy.com or Stephanie Baumann C’90 at baumann4@charter.net, or visit www.pennclubstl.org.

Westchester & Rockland Counties. We are excited to be co-sponsoring our annual spring dinner this year with the Penn Fairfield Club. This event will take place on Wed. evening, May 21, at the Burning Tree Country Club in Greenwich, Conn. Not already on the listserv, send us your email address to receive regular announcements; our website wil be up shortly, but in the meantime, contact club presidents, Sharon Mulholland W’85 at s_mul@msn.com or Jeff Mulholland W’86 at jeff-mulholland@msn.com.


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May 20, Chicago: venue, tba

May 23, St. Louis: venue, tba

May 27, Memphis: Christian Brothers High School

May 29, New Orleans: Preservation Hall

For latest information on times and venues, check their website www.penngleeclub.com) or contact Dan Hoang danhuyhoang@gmail.com for more information.

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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