|Denver. Join us on Thurs., June 7, to meet legendary Penn football coach Al Bagnoli at the Glenmoor Country Club in Cherry Hills Village. Check our website, Facebook group, or LinkedIn page for more details, or contact the club directly at email@example.com for more information.
Fairfield County, Conn. The Penn Club of Fairfield County will host its annual Spring Dinner on Thurs., May 24, at the Indian Harbor Yacht Club in Greenwich. Cocktails and hors d’oeuvres will begin at 7pm. Our guest speaker will be Dick Polman, the Maury Povich writer in residence at Penn’s Kelly Writers House and a full-time member of the Center for Programs in Contemporary Writing faculty, as well as a political columnist and daily blogger for The Philadelphia Inquirer. Professor Polman has a Connecticut connection, having written for The Hartford Courant before becoming the founding editor of The Hartford Advocate. He will be discussing the 2012 Presidential election and the Republican primary cycle. To learn more details and to register for this event, contact club president Jon Gold W’82 at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Houston. The Penn Club of Houston has teamed up with the Heritage Society at Sam Houston Park in downtown Houston for a very special tour of historic city structures, dating from 1823 to 1905, on Sat., May 19. Kimberly D. Wolfe GFA’08, collections director at the Heritage Society, will conduct the tour, along with one of the society’s docents. The tour will begin at 10am, last approximately 1 hours, and will be followed by a private, light lunch in the Heritage Society’s Tea Room. Owing to the small size of many of the structures, we shall have to limit the size of the group to no more than 12 adults. The cost of the event is $12 per person for the lunch. For more information, contact Pascale Nicolet at email@example.com.
Long Island. On Sun., June 3, join the Penn Club of Long Island for our annual Spring Dinner. We are honored to have as our guest speaker from Penn Dr. Daniel D. Lee, the Evan C. Thompson Term Associate Professor and Raymon S. Markowitz Faculty Fellow. The evening will take place at The Woodlands, 1 Southwoods Road, Woodbury. Meet-and-greet begins at 6pm, with dinner to follow at 6:45pm. For more details on this event, contact Sharon J. Wolinsky-Price W’76 at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Los Angeles. Join your fellow alumni in Los Angeles for a series of events which include a meet-and-greet with Prof. Jonathan Moreno, the David and Lyn Silfen University Professor, on bioethics (June 22), happy hours with fellow Ivy alumni, and fantastic activities like beach volleyball. Make sure you check the website www.pennclubla.com/events, follow us on Twitter @PennClubLA, on Facebook, or contact us at email@example.com .
Northern California. Join us at our spring events in the Bay Area including the annual sailing event with our Ivy League friends on June 17, the Penn Spectrum event in June, monthly Happy Hours, and our annual Land’s End Hike which always gathers a crowd of alumni, friends, and family. Visit our website for event details www.ncpennclub.com.
Northern New Jersey. In mid-May, we will be holding our first Quaker Quizzo event to celebrate Penn’s Year of Games. At the end of May, join the club for our popular family hike in the South Mountain Reservation led by David Hogenauer. The Club is proud to welcome Jean Chatzky C’86, the financial editor for NBC’s Today Show, as our featured speaker for the Wesley A. Stanger Jr. Annual Spring Dinner on Wed., June 6. Incoming metro New Jersey first-year students will be welcomed along with their parents at the Welcome to Penn Reception in memory of Tom Newmann C’53 D’55 on Mon., June 25. Be sure to visit www.pennclubmetronj.com to learn the latest information about our club and to register for events or contact club co-presidents Gary Survis W’86 and Lorraine Kooby Survis C’86 at President@pennclubmetronj.com .
Portland, Ore. Jonathan Moreno, the David and Lyn Silfen University Professor, with appointments in medical ethics in the Perelman School of Medicine and in the Department of History and Sociology of Science (School of Arts and Sciences) at Penn, will speak at a Penn Club Luncheon on Tues., June 26. His talk, rescheduled from last fall, will take place at the University Club in downtown Portland. For further details check www.pennclubofportland.org.
San Diego. Join the Penn, Wharton, and Brown clubs of San Diego for a private docent tour at the progressive Lux@Night event on Wed., May 16, from 6pm to 8pm, at Lux Art Institute in Encinitas. View amazing art, mingle, and be seen at this happening event! The guest artist is Gwyn Murrill. There is a $5 charge for non-members. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org. Follow us on Twitter @pennclubsd, Facebook www.facebook.com/PennClubSD/events or email the Club at email@example.com.
Washington. Join the DC Penn Club for our May Happy Hour and other great early summer events! For more details, visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/groups/5691757420, or at our website, www.alumni.upenn.edu/club/dc.html. For further club information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Westchester/Rockland. On Thurs., May 17, Dr. Peter Decherney, associate professor of cinema studies and English at Penn, joins us as our guest speaker at the Annual Spring Dinner. He will show and discuss some famous Hollywood clips. His most recent book, Hollywood’s Copyright Wars: from Edison to the Internet (Columbia, 2012) was just published; in it he explores the history of film piracy, the role of plagiarism in the formation of the studio system, and digital copyright. This event will take place at Tamarack Country Club, with cocktails beginning at 7pm. For more information on this and other upcoming events, visit the club website at www.pennclubwestrock.org . If you have any questions or if you would like to volunteer, please contact the club president, Cheryl Kabalkin Greenstein C’87 W’87 L’90.
Wisconsin. On May 17, Vasu Kulkarni EAS’08, recently featured in The Wall Street Journal, will share his entrepreneurial story and talk about his company Krossover.com. This event is open to the public and will be followed by a private dinner for alumni. On June 30, come out for our first all-Ivy event! Join Quakers and other Ivy Leaguers for a tailgate and Brewers game at Miller Park. What could be better than friends, brats, and baseball? Calling all Penn Moms in Wisconsin! Whether your kids are young or grown, meet with other Penn ladies for lunch once a month. Enjoy stimulating conversation and great food. Contact Randi Smith at email@example.com for more information. For more details on the other events, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
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