[column col=”1/3″]Chicago Penn Women in Chicago: Navigating Diverse Career Paths Wed., July 31, 6-8pm
Please join the Trustees Council of Penn Women for this topical panel discussion. The panel will be moderated by Sarah Doherty EAS’10 (co-founder and CTO of TeleHealthNow) and will feature Penn alumnae from a carefully selected mix of industries, at various stages of their careers, and with a variety of life experiences. These women include middle managers and senior executives, those who have made career changes, and also working mothers. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to learn from the experiences and advice of others, get your own career, life, and balance questions answered, and network with other fascinating Penn women!
Location: Union League Club, 65 West Jackson Blvd. Light dinner and drinks will be served. Panelists: Meredith Daw GEd’03, assistant vice president for enrollment and student advancement and executive director of career advancement at the University of Chicago; Gina Fechheimer W’00, an associate broker, @properties; Ginny Fitzgerald G’90, director of visitor and member services, Chicago History Museum; Nancy Rothstein CW’75, a sleep-wellness consultant, The Sleep Ambassador; Dr. Elissa Tenney GrEd’07, provost and senior vice president of academic affairs at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago.
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Houston. The New Student Send-off Party for new and returning students (parents welcome) will be held at Taco Milagro on Sat., Aug. 10 at 4pm, Please register at www.pennhouston.org. Hope to see you there.
Lehigh Valley. On Sat., July 13, please join the Club for our Summer Get-Together/Welcome to New Students, at the home of our past president, Shawn Kent Hayashi. For more details about this event, please check our website, www.alumniconnections.com or our Facebook page.
Northern California. Join Bay Area alumni at our summer events, including community-service opportunities, happy hours, wine-tasting, and events with our Ivy League friends. If you are thinking of heading back for an MBA, the Club will again be hosting the MBA admissions panel on July 29, with representatives from the top schools and sponsored by Kaplan Test Prep. We are also planning our First September celebration welcoming the Class of 2013 to San Francisco. Let us know if you would like to help with events, volunteers are always welcome! To receive invitations to our events, register on our website www.ncpenclub.com
Minnesota. The Club is extremely active and would love to see you at our monthly events. Please notify Dan at firstname.lastname@example.org to get our event list. Northeastern Pennsylvania. Please join us for a reception honoring Northeastern Pennsylvania’s contributions to Penn’s Class of 2017. Our reception will be held on Thurs., July 25, at 6pm at the East Mountain Inn in Wilkes-Barre. The reception will give you an opportunity to meet the local members of Penn’s incoming freshman class and to mingle with your fellow Penn alumni. (The inn is just off Exit 170-A of I-81; directions and information is at www.eastmountaininn.com/maps.htm.) Casual attire for the evening, which should conclude by 8pm. Dinner will be served (cash bar), and the price is $30 per person. Please RSVP no later than Thurs., July 19, by calling me at (570) 762-4358 or by emailing me at AndrewPasonick@penneastern.com. Please mail your check (payable to “Penn Club of NEPA”) to Brent Snowdon at 20 Wedgewood Way, Dallas, PA 18612.
Portland, Ore. The Club’s annual Summer Lawn Party and Class of 2017 Send-off Event will be held in late July-early August at the home of one of our alumni members. Please check our website (www.pennclubofportland.org) for exact date, time, and details. Last month we once again presented book awards to deserving students, moving into their senior year at four high schools: it is Penn Professor Richard Beeman’s great new book, Our Lives, Our Fortunes and Our Sacred Honor: The Forging of American Independence, 1774-1776. Presentation photos are on our website.
San Antonio, Tex. Here are the Penn Alumni luncheons for July and August: Fri.,July 26, at Sapore’s Pizza, 2715 Hillcrest Road, near Babcock, (210) 733-5503, on the NW side inside Loop 410. Fri., Aug. 30, Boiler House Texas Grill & Wine Garden at The Pearl, (210) 354-4644. RSVP and any questions to email@example.com. We will also hold our annual Freshman Sendoff in late July or early August. Tentative hosts will be Bob and Cathy Weidman. For updates and other news keep an eye on our blog, pennalumnisa.blogspot.com, and make sure we have your current email address for our listserv.
San Diego. Please join the Penn, Wharton, and all of the Ivy League clubs for an amazing Ivy Mixer at the VIP Tent at the San Diego Polo Club for the Fernando Gutierrez Memorial Cup Finals on Sun., July 21. Information for discounted tickets to the VIP section is sent out to the listserv and is posted on our Facebook page, Penn Club of San Diego. For more information on the event, please email firstname.lastname@example.org. August Join us and Ivy Plus! The Penn Club of San Diego joins our friends at the Columbia Alumni Association of San Diego for an Ivy+ Padres event on Aug. 17, to watch them play the New York Mets; seats—which are limited—will be on a terrace overlooking beautiful Petco Park. Please contact email@example.com on how to reserve tickets.
Seattle. Upcoming club events in the works include our Freshmen Send Off in July, a Young Alumni Happy Hour in August, and our annual Family Picnic the second Sunday in September. Hope to see you at one of our events. Stay in the loop by visiting our website, www.pennclubofseattle.com, by joining our Facebook and LinkedIn groups (Penn Alumni in Seattle), or subscribing to our Listserv via our website. Contact club co-presidents for more information or to volunteer for the club: Kristine Tan Wright EAS’94 at firstname.lastname@example.org or Belinda Bentzin Buscher C’92 at email@example.com.
Washington. Join the DC Penn Club for our July and August summer events. For more details, visit us on Facebook at www.facebook.com/groups/5691757420, or at our website, www.alumni.upenn.edu/club/dc.html. The Club welcomes inquiries about membership, and offers volunteer opportunities for members. For further information, please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Westchester/Rockland Counties. On the evening of Sat., Aug. 3, we will head to Caramoor Center for the Arts and Music to see the extraordinary five-time Tony winner and twice Grammy winner Audra McDonald perform favorite show tunes, classic songs from the movies, and original pieces written expressly for her, outside in the beautiful Venetian Theater. Please see the Club website, www.pennclubwestrock.org, for additional details and to RSVP for this and other events. The Club also welcomes inquiries about membership and volunteer opportunities. For further information, please email the Club at email@example.com. Wilmington, N.C. Steve Morris GMt’72, Johanna Stanley Murrell C’06, and Paul Sternlieb EAS’94 W’94 WG’01 have formed an All Ivy Club in Wilmington. If you are interested, please join their Facebook Page www.facebook.com/WilmingtonIvyClub or contact Alumni Relations Office at (215) 746-2505.
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