Boston. The club will host a tent on the banks of the Charles River for the 40th Head of the Charles Regatta; look for us in the Reunion Village on the HBS side of the river. Once again the club will participate in the HandiKids Halloween party: this is a fabulous community-service opportunity. If you are interested in any of these events or want more information, contact <aileen@pennclubofboston.org>. For an up-to-date listing of all events visit (www.pennclubofboston.org) and join our listserv!

Chicago. Come welcome all of the alumni who are new to the Chicago area at our annual First September bowling event at The Lucky Strike on Friday, Oct. 1, 6—9 p.m. We’ve had great turnout the past couple of years and expect a similar crowd this year. Any questions: <events@pennclubchicago.com>. For more details, please visit our website and event calendar (www.pennclubchicago.com). You can sign up for our e-mail list, and also become a paid Penn Club of Chicago member (only $25 per calendar year) on the website. For updated event information, be sure to check out our calendar of events.

Eastern Montgomery County, Pa. Join us when we travel to Princeton for the Penn-Princeton football game on Saturday, Nov. 6. We have reserved a comfortable motor coach, and will provide lunch and beverages. We will leave that morning from Bloomingdale’s parking lot in Willow Grove, and return there late afternoon. For further information call Fred Jaffin at (215) 918-1924, Nick Doto at (215) 672-9320, or Lydia Erwine at (215) 659-1618.

Fairfield County, Conn. The Penn Club of Fairfield County invites alumni to participate in these upcoming events: membership reception and first September event. Date and location TBD. Contact Joanne Kahan W’84, club president at <fairfieldpenn@aol.com> for more information. Saturday, Oct. 23, the Penn-Yale football game and tailgate at Yale with Westchester, New Haven, and Western New England Penn Alumni Clubs. Go Quakers! Wednesday, Nov. 10, Freshman Reading Project—The Tipping Point, with a discussion led by a Penn professor and with Westchester Club members. This promises to be a fascinating and provocative dialogue.

Gold Coast, Fla. Thursday, Sept. 23, 6—8 p.m., a Young Alumni (under 40) and All Ivy League Happy Hour, sponsored by the Penn Alumni Asociation of the Florida Gold Coast, will be held at Brasserie Las Olas, 333 East Las Olas Blvd., in Fort Lauderdale. Please RSVP to Liz Camp at <lizcamp1976@hotmail.com>. On Sunday, Oct. 10, 4:30—7:30 pm., we hold the Annual Oceanside Barbecue at the Seagate Club, 400 South Ocean Blvd. in Delray Beach. There will be entertainment for all ages, so bring the kids, too! Cost TBA. Please RSVP to Michael Feuerman at <mjf@commercialpropertybrokers.com> or (954) 471-4320. Join us on Saturday, Nov. 6, for the Penn-Princeton football game on satellite TV. Location, time, and cost to be announced. Contact Michael Feuerman at (above) for more information. Penn alumni visiting from out of town are welcome!

Japan. The Penn Club of Japan continues its incredible networking and social-event schedule with this month’s TT (Third Thursday) Mixer. Sign-up to receive information at (yahoogroups.com) using the pcj club listing. Or email club social chair, Kris DeLeon at <kristopherdeleon@MichaelPage.co.jp> for more information.

Los Angeles. PennClubLA has an exciting 2004-05 planned. On Tuesday, Sept. 28, please join us for our First September event at Belmont Lounge, 747 North La Cienega, 6:30—10 p.m. Come by for drinks, to catch up with old Penn friends and to welcome the Class of 2004 to Los Angeles. Please visit (www.pennclubla.com) for more information. Also look for our other exciting events: Penn in pictures and Magic Castle in October and a wine & cheese tasting on Nov. 9. Hope to see you there! Not receiving news about the club? Log onto the PennClubLA website (www.pennclubla.com) and register today!

Metropolitan New Jersey. On Monday, Sept. 13, the Penn Club of Metro New Jersey and the Wharton Club of New Jersey invite all Young Alumni to a joint First September happy hour at Hobson’s Bar & Grill, 77 Hudson Place, Hoboken, 6:30—8:30 p.m. Prior to casting your vote in Election 2004, join the Penn Club of Metro New Jersey at our annual fall dinner on Oct. 12 at Mayfair Farms, West Orange, as Penn Professor Marc Sageman will provide insight into the U.S. role in world affairs. The dinner begins at 6:30 p.m. For more information about these or other events in New Jersey, visit our website (www.pennclubmetronj.com) or contact Dale Bell, club president, at <pennclubmetronj@yahoo.com>. Interested in becoming more involved in the Penn Club of Metro New Jersey? If so, please join us for an open board meeting on Thursday, Sept. 23, at 7:30 p.m., at 35 Tall Pine Lane, Short Hills. Learn more about the club and hear our guest speaker Dr. Susan Fuhrman, dean of the Graduate School of Education and an active member of Penn’s new Urban Research Institute. For more information contact Fern Eatroff (973) 379-1551.

Northern California. We welcome Bay Area Penn alumni to join the Penn Club of Northern California in our variety of scheduled fall events. On Sunday, Sept. 19, join us to root for the Penn women’s soccer team versus the University of San Francisco at noon at the USF soccer field. The game will be followed by our First September Picnic in the Panhandle of Golden Gate Park. Develop career-enhancing skills by attending “Putting Your Best Foot Forward: Marketing Yourself to Potential Employers,” a seminar given by Peter Jacobs W’86 on Oct. 6. Join the Club for an alumni Homecoming happy hour in celebration of Penn’s Homecoming weekend on Oct. 14. And lastly, sail away with us and see the sights and sounds of the San Francisco Bay while watching the sunset over the Golden Gate Bridge. We set sail from Berkeley Marina, enjoy a full evening on the water, and finish with a post-sail reception and BBQ: mark your calendar for Oct. 28 for this annual sailing event. To become a member of the club go to (www.acteva.com/go/ncpennclub), or for more details visit our website at (www.ncpennclub.com).

Palm Beaches. The Penn Alumni Club of the Palm Beaches will hold its annual “opening” membership event on Thursday, Oct. 21, at the world famous and very beautiful Ta-boo restaurant on Palm Beach. The all inclusive charge for the dinner is $45 (choice of house or caesar salad; filet mignon or grilled salmon; and Ta-boo Lust dessert or homemade apple cobbler), with a cash bar. We will be raffling off Ta-boo brunch gift certficates. For reservations or more information, phone club administrator, Adrienne Huston Griffin, at (561) 842-9219 or email <ahg@associationhq.net>.

Philadelphia. Join area alumni at the new ballpark, Citizens Bank Park, as the Philadelphia Phillies take on the Florida Marlins on Thursday, Sept. 30. For an updated listing of our events, please visit our website at (www.pennclubphilly.org).

Portland, Ore. A First September gathering to welcome the class of 2004 members in Oregon and Southwest Washington will be held in the courtyard of the Veritable Quandary, 1220 SW First Avenue, near the waterfront in downtown Portland, on Thursday (that is our First September on Third Thursday), Sept. 16. Our Third Thursday Happy Hour on Oct. 21 will be held at Andina, the Peruvian spot in the Pearl District, 1314 Northwest Glisan Street, Portland. The Penn Club of Portland, with thanks to Fredrick Zal C’92, has initiated a monthly hike, which we have opened to the All-Ivy Group in Portland. The first event in July was on the Eagle Creek Trail in the Columbia River Gorge. In support of the Penn Reading Project and all incoming freshmen, our book club will meet in October to discuss The Tipping Point by Malcolm Gladwell. Confirm locations, dates, and details for all activities at (www.fhzal.com/penn/).

United Kingdom. Join us for a beer-tasting and First September to welcome new graduates to town: the White Horse Tavern, 1-3 Parsons Green, London; date and time TBD. On Sept. 30, we welcome Penn professor Brendan O’Leary, the Lauder Professor of Political Science and director of the Solomon Asch Center for the Study of Ethnopolitical Conflict. For further information on these and other upcoming events please contact club president Stefanie Mollin on (020) 7226 4445 or by emailing <membership@pennclubuk.com>.

Westchester & Rockland Counties, N.Y. The Penn Westchester Club has two events scheduled for September and October. Join us for our membership reception/First September event: venue and date tbd. For information, email <pennwestchester@aol.com> or call Cindy Shmerler Levy at (914) 747-5174. On Oct. 23, the Penn-Yale football game at Yale, with a pre-game tailgate. For info, email <pennwestchester@aol.com>.

Western New England. Fellow alumni, there’s another year of Penn events on the horizon. Penn will be at New Haven to take on Yale—in football—on Oct. 23, and in men’s basketball on Feb. 19. Tickets will be available for both games. Penn football will also be on TV twice this year: against Villanova on Sept. 25 at 7 p.m., and against Harvard on Nov. 13 at 1 p.m., so home get-togethers can be organized. In addition, secondary-school committee interviews for applicants will continue. If you are interested, please contact Bill Squires C’71, president of the Penn Alumni Club of Western New England, at <billsquires@alumni.upenn.edu>.

 

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Save the Date … and join fellow alumni in the following cities as we welcome Dr. Amy Gutmann, president of the University of Pennsylvania:

Boston—Nov. 4
New York—Nov. 11
Philadelphia—Nov. 30
Chicago—April 7
Washington, D.C., Los Angeles and
San Francisco, tbd.

 

Penn Athletics
Heads West

Come cheer the Penn Quakers as they go West for match-ups in California the weekend of Sept. 17-19.

Women’s soccer vs. University of San Francisco, Sept. 19, 12 noon.

Women’s volleyball at University of San Diego, Friday, Sept. 17, 5 p.m., and Saturday, Sept. 18, 10 a.m.
and 5 p.m.

Football vs. University of San Diego, Saturday, Sept. 18, 1 p.m.

Check the Penn athletics website for more event details at (www.pennathletics.com).

 

2004 Alumni Club Award of Merit
(formerly known as the Regional Program Award of Merit)

Penn Club of Northern California
—for all-around excellence in promoting an active Penn community in northern California. This award will be presented at the Alumni Award of Merit Gala on Friday, Oct. 15.

2004 Achievement Awards

Penn-Wharton Club of Arizona—for its extraordinary re-vitalization efforts resulting in an active, vibrant Penn community in Arizona and creation of a chapter in Tuscon.

Florida Gold Coast Penn Club—for its strong mix of social, cultural, athletic, and intellectual events, including a phonathon that raised approximately $65,000 for the University.

The achievements of the nominees for these awards (which included small and large clubs worldwide) were most impressive and made the selection of winners quite challenging.

 

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 every Monday and Friday (except University holidays) from 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Sweeten Alumni House, 3533 Locust Walk. This time frame enables visiting families to also attend an information session and campus tour offered by the Undergraduate Admissions Office. Reservations for the Q&A sessions are not required. For more information, visit (www.alumni.upenn.edu/aca) or call (215) 898-6888.