for Nov/Dec 2002. For more detailed listings, please see Alumni
intereston campus and around the world.
Alaska. Alumni in Alaska who are interested in joining the Penn Club of Alaska should contact Clotho Spinner at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Austin. If you cant make it back to Penn, join all alumni from all classes at our Home-Away-From-Homecoming this month. We are also looking for new members to help lead our organization. Look for e-mails to come with more details, or contact <email@example.com> with any questions.
Boston. A wine-tasting event will be held in Decemberthe exact date and location is to be determined. For more information, please check our club Web site at (pennclubofboston.homestead.com) or e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Gold Coast. Wine expert Dr. Robert Tata will talk on Wines From Around The World on Dec. 5, at 7 p.m. Club members will attend a dinner and performance of Aida at the Broward Center for the Performing Arts on Feb. 20. There will be a reception, lecture, and tour of American Traditions: Paintings from the Rubin Collection at the Boca Raton Museum of Art; date to be arranged. For more information, contact Michael Lewis C71 at (561) 289-2060 or e-mail <email@example.com>.
Houston. The University Library is hosting a talk by H. W. Brands, author of The First American: The Life and Times of Benjamin Franklin, on Nov. 13 in Houston. Please call the Library if you would like to attend this event at 1-800-390-1829, as seating is limited.
Japan. In November and December the Third Thursday monthly socials happen: the venues to be determined, but always at yet another chic and happening Tokyo nightspot. December also has the annual Penn Club of Japan Xmas bash in Tokyo, for those of us living here and those of us stranded here on travels. Contact club president Randy McGraw W90 for details at <firstname.lastname@example.org> on these upcoming events.
Los Angeles. November-December events include a satellite broadcast of a Penn football game, Penn Laughs (alumni performing standup comedy), and a wine-tasting event. For details on these and other club events, visit our Web site at (www.pennclubla.com).
Metro New Jersey. There will be a Penn book discussion of Things Fall Apart at the Ciao Bella CafÈ in Tenafly on Wednesday, Nov. 21, at 7 p.m.; the cost is to be determined. For more information, please contact Noel Sumulong at (201) 768-1456 or Marjorie Scharfspitz at (201) 569-2749. And on Wednesday, Jan. 22, Preparation for the College Admission Process. The location is to be determined: this event is for Penn Club of Metro New Jersey members only. For more information please contact Sharon Kornstein at (973) 740-1131 or Barbara Feigenberg at (973) 992-4634.
Northern California. Join us rooting on the Penns womens basketball team v. Cal Berkeley on Saturday, Dec. 7, and the mens wrestling team v. Stanford on Jan. 9. For more events and information visit our Web site at (www.ncpennclub.com).
Philadelphia. Save the dateThe club cordially invites all alumni to join them for a special evening, Saturday, Feb. 15, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m., during the opening week of the Degas & the Dance exhibit at the Philadelphia Museum of Art. With exclusive access to the exhibit, a buffet dinner, and socializing with fellow alumni, this will be the Penn event of the year. More details to follow in the next issue of the Gazette. But for more information, contact us at <email@example.com>, or phone us at (215) 627-2300. Visit our Web site (www.pennclub philly.org). And keep a lookout for more information on the Penn-Princeton basketball game and reception, to be held at the Sweeten Alumni House on Feb. 11.
Portland. Third Thursday Happy Hours: Come celebrate the 14th and 15th consecutive months of this tradition in November and December. Get on the club e-mail newsletter listserv for exact times and locations. And support Oregon Public Broadcasting: the Penn Club of Portland will have a grouptastefully dressed in Penn paraphernaliastaffing the phone banks for an evening during OPB Pledge Week in December. We will move on to pizza and beverages afterwards. Watch out for the second Annual Fall Football Satellite TV Party: the specific Penn game, and date and location are to be announced. Contact John Vosmek at <firstname.lastname@example.org>.
Shanghai. Wharton Shanghai holds monthly cocktails, and invites any local or visiting Penn and Wharton alumni to contact us at <email@example.com> for details.
United Kingdom. Welcome to new club president David Lapter W96. He may be reached at <firstname.lastname@example.org> or (0) 7957 146 470. Stay tuned for a listing of 2003 events in the next issue, and visit the Penn Alumni Web site at (www. alumni.upenn.edu) to sign up for our clubs e-mail listserv and receive all notices of upcoming events.
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