Boston. On April 26, join fellow alumni for an All-Ivy Cape Wind panel discussion at the Downtown Harvard Club (1 Federal Street, 38 floor); the speakers include representatives from Save Our Sound and Clean Power Now. The event begins at 6 p.m.; the discussion follows a dinner overlooking Boston Harbor. Kevin Lemanowicz, chief meteorologist for Fox 25, will mediate. For more information, contact club president Aileen Benson EAS’00 at <aileen@> or check ( for details.

Metro New Jersey. The Penn and the Wharton clubs are co-sponsoring a cocktail reception featuring David Schmittlein, deputy dean of the Wharton School, at the Grand Summit Hotel on March 15 at 7 p.m. On Tuesday, April 4, join us for a discussion and book signing with Dr. Marie Savard NHP’70 Nu’72 M’76 GM’80, author of Apples and Pears: The Body Shape Solution for Weight Loss and Wellness, at 7 p.m., with a Short Hills location. If you have children in 7th through 11th grade, do not miss our selective college admissions program on Thursday, April 20, at 7 p.m., featuring representatives from the Alumni Council on Admissions. For more details on these or any other program, contact club president Dale Bell (201) 750-0670 or <>, or visit (

New York. PennNYC invites area alumni to an intercollegiate mixer at Bliss Bar on Thursday, March 23, from 7 to 9 p.m. On Sunday, April 30 at noon, join fellow alumni in preparing a nourishing meal for more than 700 homeless men and women at St. Francis Xavier in Chelsea. Sign up for the listserv at ( for more information on these and future events. To volunteer, contact Dale Kramer Cohen W’76 at <>.

Philadelphia. Join us on Thursday, March 30, to see the 118th annual production of the Mask & Wig Club: Yahweh or the Highway promises the same great entertainment that we’ve come to expect. Tickets are $20 for members and may be bought online at ( Show starts at 8 p.m. at the Mask & Wig Clubhouse, 310 South Quince Street. Arrive by 7:30 p.m. to pick up tickets, or come earlier to have a drink and catch up with old friends. E-mail at <>.

Portland. The club’s Spring Happy Hour will be, appropriately enough, on the third day of spring, Thursday, March 23: check the website for location and details. Plans are being firmed up for a spring dinner when Penn music legend Bruce Montgomery visits Portland as part of a tour for his new book, Brothers, Sing On! The evening promises to include a good deal of singing led by Bruce. As always, gatherings around sporting events are at the mercy of various cable and satellite networks—and the records of the teams. For these events and everything else, check website (

Sarasota. On March 23 at 11:30 a.m., our luncheon at the University Club in Sarasota will feature Steve Bilsky W’71, Penn’s director of Intercollegiate Athletics, speaking on “Athletics at Penn Today.” On April 8, at 11:30 a.m., our luncheon at the Bird Key Yacht Club will feature Mark Ormand C’76, an art-museum management expert who will speak on “A Behind the Scenes Look at Art Museums: Sarasota and the World.” For reservations, contact Valerie Grey at (941) 484 7834 or <>. For more information on the club, visit (

Southwest Florida. Join us on the first Wednesday of every month (through May) for our luncheon series at the Collier Athletic Club. We are also organizing a spring baseball outing to see the Twins play the Phillies on March 14, and don’t forget our sixth Annual Scholarship Fund Golf Tournament on March 29. Check the website for event details (

Western Pennsylvania. Please join us for our monthly luncheons, noon on the first Thursday of every month at the HYP Club, at 619 William Penn. For more information or to join our listserv, visit our website (

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