Washington DC Stanford Association November 2007 Newsletter

Washington DC Stanford Association November 2007 Newsletter
Calendar of Events

Mon 11/5 WDCSA Board Meeting
Wed 11/7 Lecture Series: The Plight of Blue-Fin Tuna
Sun 11/11 Stanford Book Club Meeting
Fri 11/16 Ivy Singles Event
Sat 12/01 Stanford-Berkeley Big Game
Fri 12/07 Ivy Singles Event

WDCSA Board Meeting
Monday, November 5 7:00-8:00pm
Stanford in Washington House
2661 Connecticut Avenue NW

All are welcome to join the Washington, D.C. Stanford Association Board of Directors. Please contact Lindsay Arnold, WCDSA President with questions at wdcsa.president@gmail.com or (202) 256-1324.


Stanford Lecture Series - Satellites & Sushi: The Plight of Blue-Fin Tuna
Wednesday, November 7, 7-9pm
Stanford in Washington, 2661 Connecticut Ave, NW

Join us for a reception and a wonderful lecture at Stanford’s newly expanded home in Washington, DC. The Washington, DC Stanford Association invites you to a special evening featuring Stanford Professor Barbara Block, the Charles and Elizabeth Prothro Professor in Marine Sciences in the Department of Biological Sciences. Professor Block will address the plight of the bluefin tuna and how cutting-edge science can ensure the future of this majestic fish. As an added bonus, this engaging evening features Stanford in Washington’s new Sant Building and renovated Bass Center.

The price for this event is $20 for WDCSA members and $25 for non-members. Please signup below and please direct any questions to Juge Gregg juge@stanfordalumni.org or 202-250-9931.


Stanford Book Club Meeting
Sunday, November 11 6:00-9:00pm

The Washington Book Group will meet to discuss Tolstoy’s short works including the stories "The Death of Ivan Ilych" and
"Hadji Murad". Please contact Alison Westfall for more information at (202) 544-7314 or alisoncolew@hotmail.com, or visit http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wdcsabooks and click "join this group." The December selected reading is “The Daughter of Time” by Josephine Tey.


Ivy Singles Event
Friday, November 16 6:30-9:00pm
Pasha Lounge, 2147 P Street NW, Washington, D.C.

The Harvard Club of Washington and the Washington Wellesley Club will host a buffet and cash bar in a nightclub. We’ll have a delicious Moroccan buffet from the Marrakesh Palace Restaurant. Afterwards you’re welcome to stay for dancing to international music. Or you can walk out into the Dupont Circle neighborhood.

Price: $25 in advance and $30 at the door. To receive the advance admission price, please send a check for $25 payable to the “Harvard Club of Washington” by November 10th. Mail it to Debbie Tate, 1022 N. Cleveland, Arlington, VA 22201. Please note on the check the name of any member school/s you attended.

Walk-ins: It saves time at the door if we have your name and any member university name in advance. Please RSVP, if possible to our Evite which will be sent out, or by emailing Debbie at debtate2001@yahoo.com.


Stanford vs. Cal Big Game
Saturday, December 1
Doors open at 6pm, game starts at 7pm
McFadden’s Restaurant & Saloon, 2401 Pennsylvania Ave NW, Washington DC, (202) 223-2338

Mark your calendars for this year's Big Game, which will kick off at 7:00pm EST! Join us for the Annual Stanford-Cal Big Game Party! If we can beat USC, we can beat the Weenies!

All Stanford fans are invited to watch Cardinal football take on rival UC Berkeley. We will be joined by the DC Area Berkeley Alumni Association.

Cost: Advance Sales (last day November 21): $12 for WDCSA members, young alums ('03 to '07 graduates), and their guests. $15 for nonmembers and their guests. $8 for kids 12 and under. Pay in advance at http://pgnet22.stanford.edu/goto/event3922info (Click on "Register Now" at the left)

See who's coming

At the Door: (Cash & check only). $15 for WDCSA members, young alums ('03 to '07 graduates), and their guests. $20 for nonmembers and their guests. $10 for kids 12 and under.

You can check to see if you are a WDCSA member at www.stanfordclubs.org/dc/listmembers.asp and if not, join at www.stanfordclubs.org/dc/membership_form.html


Ivy Singles Event
Friday, December 7 6:30-9pm
DACOR-Bacon House, 1801 F Street NW, Washington DC, 20006

The Washington DC Stanford Club invites you to an Ivy Singles Social Club holiday party. The venue is the elegant, historic DACOR- Bacon House, which will be decorated for the holiday season and a fir tree will await our collective, talented ‘bobble and bow adding skills’. PLEASE BRING an ornament to put on the tree or an inexpensive item to put under the tree for our toy drive. Wrapped gifts should note suggested age of child for the gift.

We will feast on scrumptious hors d’ oeuvres and enjoy live music. Libations will be available from a cash bar. Wear your festive party apparel!

Reservations:
Please send $30 by check payable to the "WDCSA" or Washington DC Stanford Association to Margaret New, The Middleburg Group, PO. Box 933, Middleburg, VA 20118 so that it is received by Saturday, December 1, 2007. Mobile #703-298-2525. Please note your school on the check for accounting.


KEY CONTACT INFORMATION

President: Lindsay Arnold, ’02, wdcsa.president@gmail.com, (202) 256-1324
Vice-Presidents: Chris Shinkman, c.shinkman@verizon.net, (301) 229-4427
John Smithson ’05, jsmithson@gmail.com, (818) 599-9010
Treasurer: Jim Finucane ’61, jim.finucane@yahoo.com, 301-365-3485
Webmaster/Membership: Bill Pegram ‘73, MBA ‘77, wmpegram@comcast.net (703) 486-0952
Newsletter Editor: Jeff Lee ‘03, MA ’04
Club Mailing Address: 815 South 18th Street, #400, Arlington, VA 22202
Website: www.stanfordclubs.org/dc

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Revised: November 4, 2007