April 2013 Newsletter

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Ivy Singles Happy Hour
Friday, April 12 6:30-8:30 pm
The City Club of Washington
555 Thirteenth Street, NW, Washington, DC

Join Ivy Singles at this true private business club in the District, which recently completed a wonderful transformation. See the opportunities for personalized fine dining, complimentary business space and amenities, no-fee private rooms for meetings or social hosting. Also mingle with City Club members who have privileges at 180 private ClubCorp properties and access to 800 affiliates worldwide.

Registration includes two drink tickets and one City Club Member for a Day pass and offer for 50 percent off City Club initiation fee if you choose to join. Register online at http://ycwd.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=com_mc&view=mc&mcid=form_139324 for $30 or send check payable to the Yale Club of Washington, DC (with school on memo line) to Robert Cole, 5008 Sangamore Rd, Bethesda, MD 20816. Register at the door for $40 cash or check.

DC Book Club Discussion
Sunday, April 14 5 pm
McLean, Va.

The book group will meet at the home of Diane Charnov to discuss The Leopard by Lampedusa. The book for the May 5 meeting is No Time Like the Present by Nadine Gordimer. The book for the June 9 meeting is The Man Who Mistook His Wife for a Hat by Sachs. For general information on the book group, email alisoncolew@hotmail.com.

Stanford Military Service Network Happy Hour
Thursday, April 18 6:30-8:30 pm
Penn Social, 801 E St N, Washington, DC

Join the Stanford Military Service Network in its first monthly meet-up of fellow Stanford military alumni. Military supporters and friends are also welcome to come. For more information, contact Jerry Reid GSB '94, at

Boomers to Busters: Historic Tour of Union Station
Saturday, April 27 10 am tour
Union Station 12pm lunch
Washington, DC

On this 90-minute indoor (mostly) walking tour, learn about Union Station's central place in Washington over the past 100 years, as well as its possible future roles, from one of our own Boomers to Busters, Williams '84 researcher, Bill Wright. (www.washingtonunionstation.com)

A "pay as you go" Tex-Mex group lunch follows at noon at Thunder Grill in the Main Hall of Union Station. For more information and to register, visit: http://www.uchicagodc.org/events.html

The cost is $10 for adults, $5 for youth ages 7-17, and free for ages 6 and younger.

Union Station is on the Red Line and is connected to a paid parking garage. This tour is wheelchair and stroller accessible.

Stanford Military Service Network (SMSN) DC chapter presents: Face of America bike ride with Wounded Warriors
April 27-28

Pentagon (Arlington, VA) to Gettysburg, PA (overnight stop in Frederick, MD)

Be part of this two-day, non-competitive, bike ride from the Pentagon to the historic battlefields of Gettysburg, Pennsylvania, which honors our disabled veterans and active duty military. The Face of America
Ride is an annual bicycle ride organized by World T.E.A.M. Sports, a 20-year-old not-for profit organization. The two-day, 110 mile ride is fully supported with rest stops, and mechanic support.

This event is free for disabled service-members. Event donations will cover their costs, including accommodations, food, bikes, and other associated expenses. Non-veterans are also welcome to participate and show their support!

For Face of America info and event registration, visit: http://worldteamsports.kintera.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1044729 or join Jerry Reid's "Bike Navy!" team in the Face of America ride:
http://worldteamsports.kintera.org/faf/donorReg/donorPledge.asp?ievent=1044729&lis=1&kntae1044729=F2E931BEC35C44068A36DEA67FC0FCF4&supId=373590321 SMSN DC point of contact is CAPT(retired) Jerry Reid GSB '94 (jerryreid@alumni.stanford.edu)

Stanford Day at the Horse Races
Sunday, April 28 1 pm
Middleburg Hunt Point to Point Races
Glenwood Park, Middleburg, Va.


Get out your hat and binoculars for a day at the Middleburg Races! Rain or shine.

The admission price of $25 per person will cover a tasty tailgate picnic in a patron space overlooking the finish line. Children under 12 are free.

Space is limited, so please RSVP by April 20 with a check payable to WDCSA and send to Margaret "Maggie" New, P.O. Box 933, Middleburg, VA 20118-0933.

Tickets and directions will be mailed to you. For further information, call Margaret "Maggie" New at 703-298-2525 or email maggie@middleburggroup.com

Baltimore Book Club Discussion
Monday, May 6 7:30 pm
Mother's Federal Hill Grille
1113 S. Charles St., Baltimore, Md.

We have both a book and a corresponding movie this time. The book selection is No Easy Day: The Firsthand Account of the Mission that Killed Osama Bin Laden by Mark Owen. Our next book is Wool by Hugh Howey.
Questions/RSVP: Contact Helene Myers, Ph.D., P'14, at cedarhouse@comcast.net or (301)655-5871

Ivy Social Club Spring Mixer
Monday, May 6, 2013
6:30 to 8:30 pm
Las Canteras Restaurant
2307 18th Street, NW (in Adams Morgan)
Washington, DC 20009

The Stanford Club of Washington D.C. invites you to the Ivy Social Club Spring Mixer! Our venue is Las Canteras Restaurant in Adams Morgan. Since opening in 2007, Las Canteras has become the leading Peruvian fine dining restaurant in the Washington, DC area. They offer a broad spectrum of dishes from different regions of Peru, coupled with an impressive array of Latin cocktails and fine wines.

Our menu that evening will tempt you with a mixture of the exotic tastes, textures, spices and ingredients of traditional Peru with a modern interpretation. The decor reflects this blend as well with photographs of the Land of the Incas and scenes of modern Peru alongside handcrafts made by local Peruvian artisans. Join fellow Ivy Alum and Peruvian native Melanie da Trindade-Asher, founder of Macchu Pisco, as she pours her family's traditional Pisco Sours made from their own premium brand of Pisco. In addition to our featured cocktail there will be a full service cash bar.

Reservations: NOTE: All advanced registrants will get 1 free beer/wine ticket!
 Register online for $27 before May 2nd, at https://ycwd.memberclicks.net/index.php?option=com_mc&view=mc&mcid=form_140677
 Register by mail by sending a check for $27 payable to "WDCSA" to: Phebe Greenwood, 1 Crisswell Court, Sterling, Virginia 20165

Checks must be received by Wednesday, May 1st. Please note your school on check memo line.
Walk-ins: Welcome at $30, however advance reservations are encouraged as space is limited.
Metro: Woodley Park -- Zoo/Adams Morgan
Parking: Metered street parking or lot parking at Colonial Parking, 2409 18th St. NW.
Questions: Charlotte Perry: CharMPerry@gmail.com or Phebe Greenwood: phebepg@yahoo.com

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