Bucks County. The newly formed Penn Club of Bucks County is very excited about their calendar events. Contact club president Janice Kimenhour for more information <Janice.Kimenhour@ svpanthers.org>.
Chicago. The leadership of the Penn Club of Chicago, the Midwest Regional Advisory Board, and Alumni Relations, recently met to determine the best way for alumni to connect locally with each other and to the University. The result is a centralized Penn Club of Chicago, which combines and leverages the strengths of both the club and the MWRAB (now known as the Penn Regional Ambassadors), and offers alumni the opportunity to be involved and connected. See our website for more on the consolidation and upcoming events (www.pennclubchicago.com).
First Coast Penn Club. To kick off the 2006-07 club year we are planning a business-oriented event in October, in keeping with the 125th anniversary of Wharton School. Details will be mailed in late August along with membership information.
Long Island. The annual send-off pool party for incoming freshmen and parents from Long Island and Queens is on Saturday, Aug. 19, from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m., at the home of Freddy and Pattie Simon C’78. For more information contact her at <Pattie_Simon@yahoo.com>.
Los Angeles. The club, with the Wharton Club of Southern California, will hold its third annual dinner party at the Jonathan Beach Club in Santa Monica on July 25 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. For more information (http://www.pennclubla.com/article.html?aid=479).
Netherlands. The Penn and Wharton Clubs of the Netherlands, together with the local alumni clubs of Harvard/HBS, MIT/Sloan, and Stanford/SBS, will host the first ever Ivy Alumni Ball in the Netherlands on Saturday, 30 September, in Amsterdam. The theme for this black-tie gala event is Ben Franklin’s Belated 300th Birthday Bash. Financial support is being provided by A. T. Kearney. For information or tickets, contact John Terwilliger C’83 W’83 at +31 642116315 or <email@example.com>.
New Orleans. On Aug. 19 the club will have our annual sendoff in New Orleans for incoming freshman, and to welcome alumni moving to Louisiana. Contact José Mendez <firstname.lastname@example.org> for more information.
New York. PennNYC is spending the summer gearing up for the fall. Sunday, Sept. 17, our business committee and Kaplan will host our annual Acing the Business School Admissions Process panel event at the World MBA Tour. The social committee and the Penn Club of New York will host the annual First September bash, a Happy Hour in honor of the Class of 2006. Open to all alumni, this event will be held on Thursday, Sept. 21, from 6:30 to 10 p.m. in the Penn Club’s Grill Room. For reservations, e-mail <email@example.com>. For more details, sign up for the listserv at (www.pennnyc.org). To volunteer, contact Dale Kramer Cohen W’76 at <DaleKCohen@aol.com>.
Northeastern Pennsylvania. On Thursday, July 27, the club will host our fourth annual Summer Welcome Reception for the Class of 2010 and their parents at the East Mountain Inn in Wilkes-Barre, beginning at 6 pm. Consult our website for information on this and our other events (http://nepenn.com/alumni/).
Philadelphia. The club is planning a year of great events and activities. Consult our website for more information and to sign up for our free e-mail listserv (www.pennclubphilly.org/index.html).
Portland, Ore. Keep an eye out for the Penn Club of Portland’s senior send-off picnic in early August; more details will follow. Visit our website at (www.pennclubofportland.org).
St. Louis. Hot off the heels of a fabulous Ben Franklin Exhibit event at the Missouri History Museum, the club is planning some more great events. Contact club president Jay Androphy for more information <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Washington. Penn Club Book Club: On Sunday, July 9 we will discuss Margaret Atwood’s recent novel The Penelopiad: The Myth of Penelope and Odysseus. Phoebe Larmore CW’63 has been Atwood’s literary agent. The meeting will be at the usual time and place: 5 p.m. at the Warehouse Theater (www.warehousetheater.com). Smithsonian Tour, Part II: Shannon Perich, associate curator of photography, has graciously agreed to lead a special gallery talk and behind-the-scenes tour of the Photographic History Collection at the National Museum of American History (the first collection of photography at any U.S. museum) on Saturday, July 15 from 12:30 to 2 p.m. The tour limit is 12 people, so contact Jon Teitel at <email@example.com>.
Western Pennsylvania. We are proud to announce our new president, Alan Stahl C’89. We are planning a year of great events, and as always, 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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