Arizona. The Penn-Cornell Football Bash will be held jointly with the Cornell Club of Phoenix on Nov. 22, from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.; location, tba. See our new club Web site ( or contact Bob Rogers for details at (602) 790-1845 or <>.

Atlanta. Our Holiday Party will be held at the Oglethorpe Museum on Dec. 7; the TeamIvy Happy Hour will be held at Park Tavern on Dec. 10 at 7 p.m. For information on all Atlanta Penn Club activity, go to (

Cleveland. To get in touch with fellow alumni and to check out upcoming events in the area, visit our Web site (

Dallas. Join us as we watch Penn football take on Cornell on Sat., Nov. 22 at 3 p.m. CT. For more information, contact Andrew Monfried at <>.

Gold Coast. Join us for Thoroughly Modern Millie, dinner and theater, at the Broward Center on Friday night, Jan. 9. In March we will have a one-day Penn Cares community-service project. May 20—another dinner and theater at the Broward Center, this time, The Producers. In May, there is the annual Gold Coast Golf Tournament and Lunch, and the End-of-Year Dinner at Gibby’s in Fort Lauderdale. For all club events, (


Scholarship Dinner
Miami alumni: PENNcil in Sat., Dec. 13, for a formal scholarship dinner-dance and stuPENNdous silent auction at the new Four Seasons Hotel. Dr. Judith Rodin CW’66 will present the inaugural Benjamin Franklin Leadership Awards honoring Jerome Fisher W’53, Alberto Ibarguen L’74, and Rena Rowan Damone and Vic Damone. More information, contact Joanne Hanna at <>. Four Seasons special rate of $180 /night, call (305) 358-3535 before Nov. 13.


Kansas City, Mo. Join us as we gather for our annual holiday party at noon on Tuesday, Dec. 30, at the Marriott Crown Plaza. Contact Ned Reitzes for more information at (913) 685-7998 or <>.

Los Angeles. Join PennClubLA this Novem-ber for our annual broadcast of a Penn football game. In December we look forward to hosting a movie screening and holiday family event. For date and location, visit our brand new Web site (

Michigan. The Penn/Wharton Club of Michigan is planning a pre-game reception for the Coca-Cola Classic basketball tournament in East Lansing on Nov. 29 & 30. Penn is in the tournament with Michigan State, Indiana State, and DePaul in a reunion of the 1979 Final Four teams; see ( for more details.


From now through June 30, 2004: staff of the Alumni Council on Admissions, Penn’s resource for undergraduate legacy applicants, are available for informal Q&A sessions about legacy admissions every Monday and Friday (except University holidays) from 12:15 p.m. to 1:00 p.m. in the Sweeten Alumni House, 3533 Locust Walk. Reservations are not required. (This time enables visiting families to attend an information session and campus tour offered by the Undergraduate Admissions Office.) The ACA sessions will also be offered on Saturdays, from Sept. 20 to Nov. 8: check our Web site (www.alumni or call (215) 898-6888 for Saturday times and locations, or for more information.

Northern California. Join us ( as we gather with the Cornell Club to watch the Penn-Cornell football game on Saturday, Nov. 22, at 1 p.m. at Ricky’s Sports Theatre and Grill, 15028 Hesperian Blvd., San Leandro, (510) 352-0200 (

Palm Beaches. The Annual Member Mixer will be held at the Colony Hotel on Dec. 10. The Annual Arts & Literary Society Dinner will be held on Jan. 15 with speakers, Adam Corson-Finnerty, University of Pennsylvania Libraries, and Harris Hollin CCC’57, author and publisher. Feb. 19—our Annual Dinner, with Dr. Robert Vitalis as featured speaker on “U.S. Policy in the Middle East.” March 2—join us for the Piano Invitational at Gilman Theater, City Place. Don’t forget the annual joint alumni clubs summer event in July. Contact Adrienne Huston Griffin for more information at <>.

Portland, Ore. Join us for our November and December activities. Nov. 13: Inspired by the Penn Reading Project, we are planning a discussion of The Quiet American. Check the Web site for time & place; alumni who traveled to Philadelphia for Homecoming and participated in the Nov. 7 discussion group there, should be prepared to share their insights with the rest of us. Nov. 20—Third Thursday Happy Hour; and a pep rally for the Penn-Cornell game, time & place on the Web site. Red & blue pom-poms encouraged. Nov. 22, Penn-Cornell game brunch at a friendly, cooperative sports bar. The game starts at 1 p.m. PST and is part of the Ivy League football package on the YES Network. Dec. 18—Third Thursday Happy Hour. Also, a holiday celebration is being planned. For more club information, see our Web site (, or contact club president John Vosmek at <> or (503) 222-3232.

Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. Hope you were one of the 45 alumni who heard Joe Melone W’53 WG’54 Gr’61 speak to the club on Sept. 18. If not, don’t miss these upcoming club events. Nov. 8—the clubs are sponsoring a bus back to campus for Homecoming. The trip will include tickets to the Penn-Princeton football game, and a guided tour of Wharton’s newest building, Huntsman Hall. Spouses, children, and friends are welcome. Contact Bob Kelly <> or (570) 207-3666 or Bill Runner <> or (570) 675-5055 for details. Also, look for more information on our upcoming holiday parties.

Washington. Penn Women Paving the Way presents Have We Got News For You! Women in Media and Politics, at the St. Regis Hotel on Dec. 8. For updated information, visit ( or contact <>. An Ivy tennis party, round-robin and mixed doubles, hosted by the Harvard and Yale clubs, will be held in McLean, Va., on Nov.15. Ben’s Birthday Bash, celebrating Ben Franklin’s birthday, will be held on Jan. 14: we will drink a highball at nightfall, and toast dear old Penn! A reception and briefing, co-sponsored with the Wharton Club of D.C., will be held at the Embassy of Belgium on Feb. 26. For information on club activity, go to (

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Alumni are invited and encouraged to suggest candidates, who must be degree- holding alumni, for one Pennsylvania Alumni Trustee position (comprising all of the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania), one Central Alumni Trustee position (comprising Ohio, Michigan, Indiana, Illinois, Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Wisconsin, Minnesota, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and the Canadian province of Ontario), and one At-Large Alumni Trustee position. Appointees to these positions will serve five-year terms, commencing in January 2005. Nominees will be given consideration by the Penn Alumni Nominations Committee.

Alumni are also encouraged to suggest candidates to receive next year’s Alumni Award of Merit, to be presented during Homecoming Weekend 2004. The Award is given for outstanding service to the University of Pennsylvania and can be presented to non-alumni. Suggested candidates will be given consideration by the Penn Alumni Awards and Resolutions Committee.

Names of candidates for the Alumni Trustee positions and the 2004 Alumni Award of Merit should be sent by January 15, 2004, and February 2, 2004, respectively, to: Penn Alumni, c/o Executive Secretary, E. Craig Sweeten Alumni House, 3533 Locust Walk, Philadelphia, PA 19104-6226. You may also submit nominations online at (