Arizona. Follow us on Facebook, Twitter, and www.pennclubaz.org for complete and up-to-date details of all our planned activities. Join us for the annual Ben Franklin Birthday Bash, our mixers, community-service projects, sporting events, and special-speaker series.
Chicago. On Sun., Jan. 25, we invite all Chicagoland alumni to join us for a planning & leadership meeting at the Free Range Office, 2nd floor, 2141 West North Avenue, 10—11:30am (hosted by Liane Jackson). Please RSVP at our website, www.pennclubchicago.com. Save the date: Feb. 18. As part of Penn’s Year of Health, Dr. Bruce Levine C’84, the Barbara and Edward Netter Professor in Cancer Gene Therapy, will share breakthrough research. Check the Club website for time and location.
Metro New Jersey. We kick off the New Year by celebrating Ben’s 309th Birthday in Short Hills on Wed., Jan. 14, with an open board meeting at 7:30pm, then cake and party games. On Fri., Jan. 23 at 7pm, we will host our always sold-out dinner and wine-tasting event. On Wed., Feb. 4, Soup’s On in Bergen County, where Emily Prancer will host a soup-making demonstration, beginning at 7pm, in her kitchen in Glen Rock; for details, email Marjie Scharfpitz at email@example.com. On Feb. 7, we will join with the Long Island club for dinner at the Amsterdam Restaurant (5pm) and then the Penn-Columbia men’s basketball game (7pm). And on Sat., Feb. 28, at 7pm, we will host a tennis party at Center Court in Chatham.
Northern California. Kick off 2015 by joining us for Ben’s Bash, our popular annual celebration in honor of Penn’s founder, Ben Franklin. Also coming up are speaker events, happy hours, the PennSF Dodgeball Team, hiking, and activities with our Ivy friends: check out www.ncpennclub.com for dates and details. Better yet, register with us, and get event invitations by email.
San Antonio. We once again celebrate Ben’s Birthday Bash: on Sat., Jan. 17, at Youz Guyz Philly Cheesesteak restaurant on Pat Booker Road in Universal City. Look for times and more details in your listserv email or on our Facebook page. Elaine Ayala will be glad to know of your plans to attend, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
San Diego. On Jan. 17, join us for Benjamin Franklin’s Birthday at the Green Dragon Tavern and Museum (6115 Paseo Del Norte, Carlsbad, 92011), 7—10pm. Dinner (a colonial-themed menu) will be followed by a private tour of the museum, which features Franklin memorabilia. yPenn of San Diego organizes a happy hour every second Thursday of every month; February’s will be at Sidecar (1310 Moreno Blvd.), 6—8:30pm.
Seattle. Join us for our second annual Bowling for Ben event at The Garage on Capitol Hill in mid-January to celebrate Ben Franklin’s birthday. Visit our website www.pennclubofseattle.com to buy tickets, to learn about other events, and to become a dues-paying member.