February 2013 Newsletter

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Boomers to Busters: Post Inauguration Gathering
Friday, February 8 6-8 pm
The Washington Club 15 Dupont Circle NW Washington, DC 20036

Do you remember when Presidential elections started after the Mid-term ones? Whether you are depressed or delighted that the hoopla is over, come relax with a group of folks who remember the Reagan administration, but not the Eisenhower one. Enjoy the ambience of a mansion that was a temporary White House. The Washington Club is a white marble building on the northwest part of Dupont Circle (either Metro exit). Paid parking next door at Books-a-Million. Business, business casual, or cocktail attire encouraged.

Admission: In advance (on-line): $30 per person and $50 for "First time" couples; $40 for everyone at the door. To register on-line (by Tuesday, February 5th), visit :http://www.uchicagodc.org/events.html.

Boomers to Busters is targeted for alumni of Stanford and similar schools who were undergraduates from the mid 1970s to mid 1990s, and their spouses, partners and guests. Schools advertising Boomers to Busters events include Amherst, Brown, Bryn Mawr, Carleton, Carnegie Mellon, Chicago, Emory, Harvey Mudd, Haverford, Johns Hopkins, MIT, Mount Holyoke, Northwestern, Pennsylvania, Pomona, Smith, Stanford, Swarthmore, Tulane, Vassar, Wellesley, Williams, and the Capital Alumni Network. All others are welcome.

DC Book Club Discussion
Sunday, February 10 5 pm Silver Spring, Md.

The book group will meet at the home of Jennifer Presley and Andy Kolstad to discuss The Hare with the Amber Eyes by Edmund de Wall. The March book is Life and Death are Wearing Me Out by Mo Yan, translated by Goldblatt. The April book is The Leopard by Lampedusa. For general information about the book group, email alisoncolew@hotmail.com.

Ivy Singles Mixer
Friday, February 15 6:30-8:30 pm
SoBe's 3100 Clarendon Blvd. Arlington, Va

Join Ivy Singles for a relaxing evening of good company in one of the trendiest neighborhoods in the Washington area -- Clarendon. Business or casual attire encouraged. Enjoy a buffet of hearty hors d'oeuvres and linger over drinks at the cash bar. Take orange line metro to Clarendon station, cross Clarendon Blvd. Entrance is off the street, in the courtyard. Street parking available, as well as nearby public garages.

Prepaid reservations: Send $25 check, payable to CUCDC, to Nancy Tate, 901 N. Monroe St., Apt. 705, Arlington, VA 22201 by Monday, Feb. 11.

Please note your school on the check. RSVP's and walk-ins are $35. Questions? Nancy.Tate@hotmail.com.

Baltimore Book Club Discussion
Monday, March 18 7:30 pm
Mother's Federal Hill Grille 1113 S. Charles St. Baltimore, Md.

We are now meeting every other month. The March selection is the 658 page novel, Cutting for Stone, by Abraham Verghese, Professor of Medicine at Stanford. This book has had the following reception: Amazon's Best Books of the Year, 2009, #16; Publishers Weekly's Best Books, 2009, Fiction; Indies Choice Book Award, 2010, Adult Fiction; Wellcome Trust Book Prize Shortlist, 2009; International IMPAC Dublin Literary Award Longlist, 2011; and New York Times Bestseller. Questions/RSVP: Helene Myers, Ph.D., P'14, at cedarhouse@comcast.net or (301)655-5871

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

FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT 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

Capitol Alumni Network

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: 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; Jackie Crespo, '05, jackie.crespo@gmail.com
Parents Initiative: 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
Ivy Singles: Phebe Greenwood, '79, phebepg@yahoo.com, Charlotte Perry, '81, charmperry@aol.com
Admissions Office Liaisons: Andrea Hirsch, '78 andrea@andreahirschlaw.com Carolina Gutierrez, '05, MA '06 email.carolinagutierrez@gmail.com

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

Revised: February 8, 2013