Arizona. The Penn and Wharton Clubs invites you to join fellow alumni as we welcome new alumni to Arizona. This event will be held at the Ritz Carlton Phoenix on Tues., Sept. 15, starting at 5:30 p.m. Appetizers will be provided. Please go to our website at for more information and to sign up for this event.

Central New Jersey. Join the Penn Club on Sun., Aug. 16, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the Smith House (400 Sayre Drive, Princeton) to welcome the incoming Class of 2013. RSVP to Hasan Ansari at

Chicago. Join us for the 6th Annual Penn Club White Sox Group Outing on Aug. 1. On Aug. 30, join us at the Penn Club of Chicago Picnic Event at Ravinia with Carrie Underwood. Check our website for event information and to sign up for our free email listserv:

Los Angeles. Join Club members at the John Legend C’99 concert on Tues., Sep 1. Tickets and details are available at

New York. Business-school hopefuls should join us at the Crowne Plaza Times Square on Wed., Aug. 5 for PennNYC’s Fifth Annual Keys to the MBA Admissions Process panel, with admissions officers from top MBA programs, including Wharton, Harvard, Kellogg, MIT Sloan, and Stanford. After the discussion, attendees will have the opportunity to meet with the representatives in an informal setting. Also, attendees will have the chance to win a Kaplan Test Prep GMAT course! On Wed., July 29: speed-networking event at the Beekman Tower Hotel. At this unique event, participants will meet at least 10 alumni for six minutes each. The networking is based on the participants’ stated preferences: each person will receive a personalized schedule at the door. Thur., Sept. 17, at 6:30 p.m., PennNYC and the Penn Club of New York invite all alumni to the annual First September Bash welcoming recent Penn graduates to the city. Enjoy drinks specials throughout the night in the Grill Room of the Penn Club. To RSVP, email To learn more about these events and others, and to register, visit Log in to get the full benefits of the site and your free membership. Contact Dale Kramer Cohen W’76, President of PennNYC, if you have questions or would like to volunteer.

Northeastern Pennsylvania. Welcome to the world’s oldest Penn Alumni Club. Our officers and directors took our club through our 100th anniversary and now we have turned over the gavel to Bob Kelly W’83 and Tony Brooks CGS’89—to serve the club for the next 100! After a terrific June event the Club will celebrate a Student Sendoff event in late July: check our website for updates

Northern California. Join Bay Area alumni in our upcoming events including mixers, museum tours, and our annual First September celebration welcoming the Class of 2009 to San Francisco. To receive notice of these events, you must be registered on our Club website. It is free! Go to so we can send you invitations to Bay Area events.

Northern New Jersey. The Club invites you to join us this summer for a fun evening of baseball, snacks, and beverages. On Aug. 13, bring the whole family to Yogi Berra Stadium (Montclair State University campus) as we cheer for our local team, the Jackals, and listen to Bruce Springsteen music. The $15 admission price includes a box seat, snacks, and beverages. Also in August, we will host our annual Tom and Sue Newmann Picnic for incoming freshman in the area. For more information about this night and other events please check our website at

Philadelphia. Join us for the following events: July 21—Annual Outing with the Phillies and alumnus David Montgomery; Sept. 15—Mayan Culture and Chocolate at the Penn Museum; Oct. 10—From Wharton to War: Military Skills in the Business World. Check our website for other current events as well as event pictures, social-impact resources, iTunes recordings of events, and membership specials for Old Guard and recent grads.

San Antonio. The Club will meet on Friday, July 31, at Thai Café (11318 Perrin Beitel). Our August meeting will be on Mon., Aug. 31, at Cappy’s (5011 Broadway). For information or to RSVP, please contact Michelle Zimmerman, Watch for forthcoming information on our annual Freshman Sendoff.

Westchester & Rockland Counties. The Club announces the launch of its new website,! Sign up for membership and pay for events online using Visa and MasterCard. Event and Penn information is updated regularly. Sign up for our final event of the year on Sat., July 25, when the Club continues its long-time summer tradition with a picnic and concert at Caramoor in Katonah, where Jonathan Bliss will be playing Mozart in the outdoor Venetian Theater. Contact Alan Sheptin ( for information, and to reserve tickets, as this has always been an extremely popular event. If you have ideas for new and different events, or would like to help in planning events, please contact club presidents, Sharon Mulholland or Jeff Mulholland at

Western Pennsylvania. The Club invites you to attend our Monthly Luncheons which we host at noon on the first Thursday of every month at the HYP Club, 619 William Penn Place. For more info, email club president Clark Thompson at


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