Amsterdam. Save the Date: Tues., Oct. 9, for “From Excellence to Eminence: Penn’s Progress toward Making History,” an update presentation on the University from Alumni Relations, Admissions, the Making History campaign, and Penn’s campus plans. For more information, contact

Arizona. The Penn & Wharton Club of Arizona will have its first September get together at 5:30pm on Tues., Sept. 18, at the Ritz Carlton, Bistro 24, 2401 East Camelback Road, Phoenix. Visit our website at

Baltimore. Join the Penn Club of Baltimore for its First September event on Thurs., Sept. 13, from 6pm to 8pm, at Little Havana, 1325 Key Highway. For more information, email the club at

Chicago. Yearning for the hey days of New Deck or Blarney quizzo? Relive them again right here in Chicago with your fellow Penn alums! Meet newcomers to the area and reconnect with seasoned Chicagoans at our annual First September quizzo night, Tues., Sept. 11 at 8pm at Michael Diversey’s. Come with a team or join one once you arrive. There will be lots of bar specials and prizes to be won. We hope you’ll join us! For more information, visit: The Penn Humanities Forum will be at the Chicago Humanities Festival. Ezekiel Emanuel, the Diane v.S. Levy and Robert M. Levy University Professor and Inaugural Chair, Medical Ethics & Healthy Policy at Penn’s Perelman School of Medicine, will speak on “The Ethics of American Health Care” on Nov. 3 at the University of Illinois at Chicago Forum, 725 West Roosevelt Road. For more info and ticket prices, visit

Denver. As part of on-going outreach with other Denver-area Ivy League alumni clubs, the Penn Club of Colorado is hosting an Ivy League Career Fair (including MIT and Stanford) on Tues., Oct. 9, at the historic University Club in Denver. It is a great opportunity for employers in Colorado to find talented candidates and for alumni from all the Ivy League schools to make new contacts and find job opportunities in the area. Scott Gessler, Colorado Secretary of State, will make introductory remarks at the catered event. Employers and alumni are encouraged to register soon: space is limited. On-line registration is at

Houston. The Penn Club of Houston will be celebrating First September and the beginning of the school year on Thurs., Sept. 27, from 6pm to 8pm, at 88 Keys (2736 Virginia Street). 88 Keys is a piano bar in Upper Kirby offering a warm and sophisticated ambiance. Please RSVP to if you will be joining us.

London. Join the Penn Club of UK for an exclusive event with Professor of Journalism and Philadelphia Inquirer political columnist Dick Polman in advance of the American elections. Mon., Oct. 22, at 6:30pm in central London, venue TBA. For latest information, visit our website

Memphis. On Fri., Sept. 28, from 6pm – 9pm, join all Memphis-area Ivies for the free South Main Trolley Tour. Meet at 6pm outside the Orpheum Theatre (203 South Main). The ring of the trolley sounds as the shops, restaurants, and galleries in the area open their doors to the throngs of Memphians and visitors who make Trolley Night on Main an event not to be missed. There is no better time to browse the stores and galleries for that unique piece of art, clothing, or jewelry, while sipping a glass of wine and partaking of the wide array of tasty party foods. Later, Penn alumni will gather at 7:30pm for dinner (Dutch treat) at a South Main restaurant. Visit the Memphis Penn Alumni Facebook page for more information; kindly RSVP to

Metro New Jersey. In October, join the club for our annual Fall Dinner and our second annual Oktoberfest in Jersey City; that month will also be an evening of Coffee & Conversation. Be sure to visit to learn the latest information on our club and to register for events. To obtain more information about these and other programs, contact club co-presidents Lorraine Kooby Survis C’86 and Gary Survis W’86 at

Northern California. Join us at our fall events as we continue to welcome the Class of 2012 to the Bay Area! We have a wine-tasting on Sat., Sept. 22; a Penn 2U event the first week in October; and activities with our Ivy League friends. We are also helping with local Penn Admissions events. If you are interested in interviewing students applying to Penn, need information on local admissions events, or to learn more about the Club and its events, visit

Orange County. Calif. Join your fellow OC alums, family, and friends for great events this fall! We will be celebrating First September to welcome newly graduating Penn alums to the OC-alumni community! We will also be cheering on our Penn Quakers as they play Dartmouth on Sept. 29, Yale on Oct. 20, and Harvard on Nov. 10—all on national television! Details are being confirmed for these events and will be sent out to those on the OC listserv or following Penn Club of Orange County on Facebook or Twitter @PennClubOC! For more information, send an email to

Paris. On Thurs., Sept. 20, the Penn Club France invites you to a Welcome to Paris cocktail where we shall announce the 2012-13 upcoming events. Join us, get involved! Email for more details. The Penn Club France will host an exclusive event with Professor of Journalism and Philadelphia Inquirer political columnist Dick Polman in advance of the American elections on Tues., Oct. 23, at 7:30pm, at the Mona Bismarck American Center, 34 avenue de New York. For more information or to reserve, email us at

Philadelphia. Join us on Sept. 19 as we celebrate our newest alumni, the Class of 2012, during our annual First September event. All members and friends are invited to this special happy hour. Visit our website at or our Facebook page at to view details for this and other upcoming events and to learn about ways to get involved with the Club.

Portland, Ore. Join us for our annual First September/End of Summer Happy Hour on Sept., 20, from 5:30pm until the last person leaves. With just two days left in the summer, plan to toast the coming fall season and welcome the recently graduated members of the Class of 2012 who have returned or relocated to our area. The recent grads are invited to join other alumni and friends of Penn for food, beverage, and conversation at the Lucky Labrador Beer Hall. It will still be summer, so plan to gather on the outdoor deck in the Oregon sunshine. Look for friendly faces and our small and tasteful tabletop Penn flag. Look to our website for the most current information

San Diego. Join us for a fabulous First September Event, details TBD; follow us on Twitter @pennclubsd for breaking news for events. Join us for a Penn Football Viewing Party. Watch Penn Men’s Football play at Yale at our Favorite Sports Bar in North County. Enjoy breakfast burritos, pancakes, and more. There will be a kids game room too! Sat., Oct. 20, 9am to 12pm, Stadium Bar, 149 S. El Camino Real, Encinitas. Kindly RSVP to

Seattle. We are gearing up for a new year of great events. Upcoming events include young alumni happy hours, our annual alumni picnic in September, visits from esteemed Penn professors, and a special celebration of Ben Franklin’s birthday. Attend our events or help plan them, new members are always welcome. Contact or for more information. Visit our website for details on our events,

Washington. Join us for our First September happy hour at Sign of the Whale to welcome recent graduates to D.C. For more details and other fall events, visit us on Facebook at, or our website The DC Penn Club also welcomes inquiries about membership, and offers volunteer opportunities for club members. For further club information, email us at


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