Boston. The Penn Club of Boston offers several opportunities to become involved. You can join our monthly organizational meetings, attend an event, or just e-mail your suggestions. We always welcome new members. Upcoming events include a happy hour and our monthly meal service, which is a great way to become involved and give back to the community. For an updated listing on all of our events and membership, visit ( or contact Kristina Martin at (978) 846-1422 or <>.

Central New Jersey. The club is reorganizing: We are planning several events throughout the year in the Princeton area. Interested alumni can contact Herb Vine <> or T.J. Berdzik <> for more information.

Hartford/Springfield. Spring Fling in West Hartford—Keep May 7 open and join Penn Alumni in a tradition that is near and dear in all of our hearts. Meet up with local and out-of-town Penn grads at the home of Andy Bassock; please contact him to RSVP and get details <>.

Jacksonville. The First Coast (Jacksonville area) Penn Club hosted its Spring Event on April 15 at the Sawgrass Marriott in Ponte Vedra Beach. Our guest speaker was Dr. P. Roy Vagelos C’50 Hon’99, former chair of Merck and former chair of Penn’s Trustees. If we do not have your address and you are interested in participating in club activities, please e-mail club president Bill Salzbacher C’68 at <>.

Long Island. On Sunday night, June 5, the UPCLI will celebrate the end of the school year with its annual Spring Awards Dinner. Held at the George Washington Manor in Roslyn, it starts at 6:30 p.m. with hors d’oeuvre, cash bar, and sit-down dinner. Matriculation students from Long Island, including Protzmann Scholarship Award winners, will be honored. A High School Coach of the Year will also be recognized. Guest speaker for the evening is Dr. Philip Nichols, associate professor of legal studies and faculty director of Penn’s College Houses and Academic Services. For more information or to register for the Spring dinner, please contact Gwenn Eiger PT’79 at <>.

Metro New Jersey. The club invites you to several exciting spring events: Our Annual June Dinner will be held on Tuesday, June 7, at the Crystal Plaza in Livingston, with guest speaker Lee Stetson GEd’71, dean of undergraduate admissions. The Penn Club of Metro New Jersey will sponsor our annual Penn Parents Night in June (date, tba) at the Montclair Art Museum; this is an informative evening for parents of students who will matriculate in September. For more info on these or any other Metro NJ club events, please contact club president Dale Bell MT’81 at <> or visit our website (

New York. PennNYC is pleased to announce that Dale Kramer Cohen W’76, is the new president of the New York City area alumni association; she succeeds Jessica Lennon Whitney C’98, who has led us since 2002. PennNYC welcomes new volunteers who would like to take on a leadership role in this growing network of approximately 5,000 area alumni. Please visit our website at ( to sign up for the free listserve and receive announcements about upcoming meetings. You can also reach Dale directly at <>.

Portland. We are in our fourth year of an unbroken string of Third Thursday happy hours, exploring and evaluating interesting Portland watering holes. Locations for May 19, June 15, and July 20 will appear on the website ( in a timely manner. As part of the Penn Cares project, we will once again field a team in the Susan G. Komen Race for the Cure to raise money and to raise consciousness of breast cancer. While the event isn’t until September, it’s not too early to start training!

Philadelphia. The club invites you to our pre-summer events. Join us in May for a Center City pub crawl. For chocolate lovers, we will be hosting a Jubilee Chocolates tasting event. We also invite friends and families to come out for a Phillies game in June. Please visit our website for details ( Make sure to register online to receive our electronic newsletter which features updated event listings.

Washington. The D.C. Penn Club invites you to an evening of world class men’s tennis at the Legg Mason Tennis Classic; it will be held at the William H. G. FitzGerald Tennis Center in August. Tickets are limited. Call Jerry Donahoe at (202) 543-1339 with questions.

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