Arizona. Join the Club as we welcome new alumni to Arizona. This event will be held at the Ritz Carleton Phoenix on Tues., Sept. 14, starting at 5:30pm; appetizers will be provided. Please go to  for more information and to sign up for this event.

Join us in welcoming new alumni to the area at our First September event on Wed., Sept. 15, from 6pm to 8pm at Little Havana restaurant (1325 Key Highway). For more info on this event and our Club visit

The Club is proud to co-present two special Penn faculty speaker events. On Sept. 30, the Club will partner with the Graduate School of Education for an event with John Puckett, professor and chair of GSE’s Policy, Measurement, and Education. On Oct. 14, the Club will partner with the Penn Libraries to welcome Heather Sharkey, associate professor of Near Eastern languages and civilizations. For more info on these events and our other upcoming events visit

The Club of is proud to present a special event at the State Capitol in Harrisburg on Sept. 13. The 6pm—8pm event will feature a reception in the Rotunda, as well as a special tour of the building by a group of alumni representatives and senators. For more information visit

Los Angeles.
Join us this fall for our Professional Development Series and our entertainment events, organized by our new PENNtertainment group. For the most up to date information, contact us at

The Penn and Wharton Club of Michigan has a wonderful slate of fall events, including on Sept. 30, our annual First September event at Black Finn (Royal Oak). On Nov. 5, a joint event (also at Black Finn) for the Penn-Princeton football game with the local Princeton Club. We are also working on an all-Ivy networking event for October, and we will do our third annual DIA event this fall. For more up-to-date information, visit

Save the date for the Penn Club of Mumbai’s kick-off dinner on Oct. 1, at the Four Seasons. Mingle with old classmates, meet new ones, and learn about what the Club has planned ahead. Join us from 7:30pm onwards. For more information contact Radhika Gupta EAS’05 W’05 at radhika.gupta@forefrontcap.comor Nalin Moniz EAS’05 W’05 at at +91-22-24944807.

New Jersey.
First September Bash: recent graduates and young alumni are invited for our kick-off event at Trinity Restaurant in Hoboken on Sept. 17; join young alums from the metro area for complimentary drinks and hors d’oeuvres. Open Board Meeting: our first board meeting of the year on Sept. 21 is open to all Penn Metro New Jersey alums. Hear Suzanne Kauffman DePuyt, vice dean, director of marketing and communications, talk about Penn’s communication strategy. Fall Dinner: This year’s Fall Dinner will be held at Maplewood Country Club on Oct. 12 and feature David Cohen L’81, chair, of the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, who will provide an overview of important issues at Penn. Penn Football: cheer on the Quakers as we take on Princeton at Princeton on Nov. 6; gather after the game with alumni for a post-game celebration. Driving Miss Daisy: on Nov. 12, enjoy a pre-theatre dinner at the Penn Club in New York and tickets to the hot, limited run of Driving Miss Daisy, starring James Earl Jones and Vanessa Redgrave. For more information about these and other programs, contact club president Jill Holtz W’84 at or visit

New York.
PennNYC is once again joining with the Penn Club of New York to host the annual Recent Grads Happy Hour on Thurs., Sept. 16, from 6pm to 9pm. Drink a highball and welcome recent graduates to the city. There is no cover and we will have drink-specials throughout the evening. Tues., Sept. 21, is Speed Networking event, a popular event exclusive to alumni. On Oct. 3, join fellow alumni in the Walk to Cure Juvenile Diabetes; be part of Team Absolute Cure by registering at (on the registration page for the New York-Battery Park walk, select “Absolute Cure” as your team). Sometime in the fall, we will host a panel, “The Future of the Financial Industry: Regulation Change and the Evolution of the Markets.” Visit or email the Penn Club at to learn more about these events and others—and to register. Be sure to log in to get the full benefits of the site and your free membership. Contact Dale Kramer Cohen W’76, president of PennNYC, at, if you have questions or would like to volunteer.

Northern California.
We have a variety of fun events this fall, including our annual First September party to welcome the Class of 2010: happy hours with our Ivy League friends: wine tasting: Penn-Princeton football viewing; and more in our Walking Tours of San Francisco series. We also are helping Penn Admissions hold Intro to Penn events at various locations around the Bay Area. If you have children in high school or have neighbors or friends interested in attending Penn, please encourage them to attend an Intro to Penn session. Visit our website for information on events, to volunteer to interview high-school students applying to Penn, for locations on our Intro to Penn programs, and to RSVP to events:

Portland, Ore.
During the month of September, appropriately, the Penn Club of Portland will hold its annual First September Happy Hour welcoming recently graduated alums who have returned or relocated to our area. Penn football fans will be gathering at a local sports bar or watering hole at noon on Sat., Nov. 6, to watch and cheer as Penn, last year’s Ivy League champions, triumphs over Princeton. Graduate School of Education Professor John L. Puckett will be visiting Portland during the second week in November; he will talk on “The Evolution of a Campus: Urban Renewal at Penn 1950-2000.” Look for times, locations, and other details on these events and all our other events on or in our email newsletter. To be included in our email newsletter distribution list, contact

Sussex County, Del.
The next Penn Club of Sussex County event will be on Wed., Oct. 6, at Catchers Restaurant (249 Rehoboth Avenue). There will be Happy Hour pricing on cocktails and complimentary non-alcoholic drinks; the food will include steamed shrimp, steamed clams, calamari, cocktail meatballs, and honey chicken skewers. The cost will be $20 per person, with dinner discounts for those that want to stay for dinner. The event will start at 5pm and spouses, partners are welcome. For more info contact Ron Miller W’82

We invite you to join us for our First September Happy Hour on Sept. 16, at 6:30pm, at Sign of the Whale to welcome new alumni to the DC area. Come mix and mingle with fellow Quakers, enjoy hors d’oeuvres, compliments of the Club, and take advantage of drink specials. For more information, visit

Westchester & Rockland Counties.
All alumni are invited to our 3rd Annual First September Event to welcome recent graduates and other alumni new to the area. We are excited to host the event at Via Vanti Restaurant (owned by Carla Gambescia C’77) in Mt. Kisco, adjacent to the train station, on Thurs., Sept. 23, from 7pm to 9pm. We will enjoy heavy hors d’oeuvres, including their famous pizzettes, and a wine tasting featuring regional Italian wines. On Sat., Oct. 23, we are also hosting an outing to the Penn-Yale football game in New Haven, featuring a wonderful tailgate-game package. To register for these or other events, for additional details, or to sign up for club membership, go to If you have not been receiving email notices of events, please register on the website. If you are unable to log-in, email membership For general questions or to volunteer, contact club president, Cheryl Kabalkin C’87 W’87 L’90 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. The next one is Oct. 5. Information on our other upcoming events can be found on

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PARIS | Thursday, October 7, 6:30pm
George C. Marshall Center, the newly restored official state apartment
Hôtel Talleyrand
2, Rue Saint-Florentin, 75001 Paris
Celebrate Penn on the Continent – All European Penn alumni event with President Amy Gutmann | Join us on Thursday, Oct. 7, as Penn Alumni, the Penn Club of France, the Wharton Club of Paris, and Penn Law France host President Amy Gutmann in Paris. We invite all alumni in the UK and Europe to attend this wonderful event. To RSVP, visit or contact Fanny Chu-Fong C’91, at or +1 (215) 898-2028.

ACA | The Alumni Council on Admissions serves as an advising resource for alumni whose children and grandchildren are navigating the undergraduate college search and admissions process, starting as early as 7th grade. The ACA hosts Legacy Advising Sessions featuring timely and relevant advice to understand the components of Penn’s application, how to be a competitive applicant, and what it means to apply as a Penn legacy. Sessions are held Monday through Saturday in the Sweeten Alumni House, 3533 Locust Walk, and reservations are never required. For a complete schedule, visit or call (215) 898-6888.




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