WDCSA NEWSLETTER AUGUST 2013

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Citi Open (formerly the Legg Mason Tennis Classic)
Saturday, July 27- Sunday, August 4
16th & Kennedy, NW Washington D.C.

The 2013 Citi Open is an ATP World Tour 500 tournament, making it one of the top 20 men's tournaments in the world. We have the same 6 premium box seats to all sessions as in previous years (Aisle 36, Section 3). The seats are at the end of the court and very close to the court. These seats provide access to the Emirates Garden Club restaurant. We have two parking passes available for each session at $16/pass. We also have 4 upper level seats (Section 7, Row J) at the same end of the court as our boxes to each session. The featured matches are generally held in the main court where seating is reserved with the remainder in the outside courts where seating is open. Tickets also include the women's WTA International Level Event to be held at the same facility during this week. Start and estimated finish times and number of matches are shown at www.citiopentennis.com/tickets/event_schedule/?intloc=headernavsub.

Please email bill@billpegram.com or call 703-486-0952 indicating the number of tickets desired, the session, and parking passes desired. Bill will process requests in the order they are received and confirm availability by return email and provide instructions for payment.

Wednesday 7/31 $25 upper (2 left)
Thursday 8/1 $30 upper (1 left)
Friday 8/2 1pm (quarterfinals) $25 upper (3 left), 1 parking pass
Friday 8/2 7pm - 1 parking pass left
Sat 8/3 (semifinals) noon $65 box (1 left), $30 upper (4 left), 2 parking passes
Sun 8/4 (finals) 12pm $90 box (4 left), $36 upper (2 left)

DC Book Club Discussion
Sunday, August 11 5 pm, Silver Spring, Md.

The book group will meet at the home of Jennifer Presley and Andy Kolstad in Silver Spring to discuss the nonfiction book A Universe from Nothing by Kraus. The book for September 8 is Blood, Bones, and Butter by Gabrielle Hamilton.

For general information about the group, email Alison Westfall at alisoncolew@hotmail.com.

Stanford Military Service Network Happy
Hour and Military Photo Exhibit
Wednesday, August 14 6-8 pm
Corcoran Gallery of Art, 500 17th St NW, Washington, DC

In a twist to past monthly meet-up events for fellow Stanford Military alumni, the Stanford Military Service Network (SMSN) is adding a military-related museum exhibit tour this month. Military supporters and friends are also welcome to join the SMSN group at the Corcoran (near Farragut West or Farragut North metro stops).

The group will participate in the Corcoran's "Wine Down" Wednesdays and meet-up at Muse (inside the Corcoran) for drinks and snacks from 6- 7 pm and go on a self-guided tour of the exhibit "War Photography: Images of Armed Conflict and Its Aftermath" at 7pm. The museum stays open until 9 pm so guests can enjoy the museum's other exhibits, if desired. If you arrive at the venue and have difficulty finding the group, call 703.930.8040. SMSN DC point of contact is Jerry Reid, MBA '94, (jerry.reid@alumni.stanford.edu).

Admission is free for active duty military members, their families, and Corcoran members. The cost is $5 for all others (discount from the normal $10 museum admission). Advance reservations are not required.

Stanford Football at West Point
Saturday, September 14
West Point, N.Y.

Stanford football is headed east to take on the Army Black Knights. Join fellow alumni from around the country at a gathering in New York City the Friday night before the game.

Game tickets are now on sale through the Stanford Athletic Ticket Office for just $39. (Note: for those in observance of the High Holidays, Yom Kippur falls on September 14, 2013.)

For further information and tickets, please visit http://alumni.stanford.edu/get/page/events/army/home.

Baltimore Book Club Discussion
Monday, September 23 7:30 pm
Mother's Federal Hill Grille
1113 S. Charles St., Baltimore, Md

The September selection is the autobiography Until Tuesday: A Wounded Warrior and the Golden Retriever Who Saved Him by former U.S. Army Captain Luis Carlos Montalvan written with Bret Witter. This book has won the 2012 USA Best Book Award in the Autobiography/Memoir and Audiobook Non-Fiction categories, is a finalist in the 2012 International Latino Book Award, and is rated 4.8 out of 5 stars by 1,277 Amazon readers. Questions/RSVP: Helene Myers, Ph.D., P'14, at cedarhouse@comcast.net or at (301)655-5871

Education Reform Alumni Potluck Dinner
Fall 2013
Sat., September 21 OR Sat., October 5, 7-9 pm (let us know your preference!)
Location TBA (let us know if you'd like to host!)

Stanford alumni in the DC area who work in the education policy and reform field are invited to a casual potluck dinner. This event is part of a fun series of potluck dinners created by Mark Kogan ('09) and Tom Kohn ('83), hosted at alums' homes, for small gatherings with a great mix of both young and "seasoned" alums working in the same field.

No pressure. No business cards. Great food and drink. Interesting people. Join us! Please contact Tom (kohntom@gmail.com) or Mark (markskogan@gmail.com) if you are interested in attending--or hosting. We look forward to seeing you!

Stanford In the News

KEY CONTACT INFORMATION

President: John Smithson, '05, jsmithson@gmail.com, (818) 599-9010
Vice-President: Chris Shinkman, P '98, c.shinkman@verizon.net, (301) 229-4427 Kevin Coyne, MS '02, kevin.coyne@stanfordalumni.org, (703) 517-9082
Treasurer: Patricia Marby Harrison, '91, patriciamarbyharrison@gmail.com
Webmaster and Email Newsletter: Bill Pegram '73, MBA '77, bill@billpegram.com
Membership Initiatives: Risa Shimoda, '77, risa@theshimodagroup.com
Membership Processing: Bill Pegram, '73, MBA '77, bill@billpegram.com, (703) 486-0952
Newsletter Editor: Sarena McRae, '06,  sarena.mcrae@gmail.com
Young Alumni: Nina Rodriguez, MS '05, ninamariarodriguez@gmail.com
Parents Connection: Helene Myers, P'14, cedarhouse@comcast.net, Juliet Wilkins, P'15, julietteaches@gmail.com, Jonathan Wilkins, P'15, jonathan.wilkins@hotmail.com
Community Service: Sumana Chatterjee, MA '04, sumanachatt@yahoo.com, Jen Bullock, '09, bullockje@gmail.com
Capitol Alumni Network: Chris Shinkman, P '98, c.shinkman@verizon.net, Greg Billings '88 billings.g@gmail.com
Stanford Military Service Network: Jerry Reid, MBA '94, jerry.reid@alumni.stanford.edu
Boomers to Busters: Jerry Reid, MBA '94, jerry.reid@alumni.stanford.edu
Ivy Singles: Phebe Greenwood, '79, phebepg@yahoo.com, Charlotte Perry, '81, charmperry@gmail.com
Admissions Office Liaisons: Margaret "Maggie" New, '66, maggie@middleburggroup.com

Club Mailing Address: 3841 Whitman Rd, Annandale, VA 22003 Website: www.stanfordclubs.org/dc

Revised: July 30, 2013