Washington D.C. Stanford Association Newsletter

Last updated 9/21/97

September 1997

September 26 Over 30's Singles Event
September 26 Wharton Networking Gala
October 7 Stanford Business School Speaker
October 9 "Rent" at the National Theater
November 13 Pagliacci
Ongoing Adopt-a-School Program


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September 26
6:30-10:00 PM
F Scott's
1222 36th Street NW
Cost:$15 in advance, $20 at door
Includes cash bar and refreshments

F Scott's, one of Georgetown's most famous night spots, will re-open its doors on September 26 at a private party for over 30's singles. Alums from 9 other schools have been invited. In addition to a cash bar and light hors d'oeuvres, there will also be music and dancing. Valet parking is available next door at the 1789 Restaurant, and F Scott's can be reached via Metro Bus G-2 or even a #30 bus, which stops at Georgetown University or Wisconsin Avenue respectively. RESERVE IN ADVANCE AND SAVE MONEY!!

Please send checks payable to WDCSA to Bill Pegram, 815 S. 18th Street, #400, Arlington, VA 22202. Questions: Call Bill at (703) 486-0952.

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Friday, September 26
8:00-? PM
Fellini's Restaurant
1800 M St., N.W.
$10 in advance, $15 at door
($12/$20 for non-member*)

Members of the Washington area's top business school, professional, and alumni clubs are invited to socialize and network with many of Washington's business and professional leaders at "Networking Gala XVI." The Gala, which begins at 8 p.m., will take place downtown at Fellini's Restaurant, 1800 M St., N.W.

This is the sixteenth in a series of events that have been well-attended, enjoyable, and beneficial, both professionally and socially, to attendees. The Wharton School Club is sponsoring it, in conjunction with all WMBA member clubs*, the National Economists Club, the London School of Economics Club, the Society of Government Economists, Women in International Trade, and the Penn Club of Washington.

Admission to the Gala includes hors d'oeuvres, a cash bar, music, dancing, and the chance to meet and mingle with some of the Washington area's most upscale professionals. Many attendees come each time, because of the valuable business and career-enhancing contacts, and the chance to make friendships in a pleasant setting on a Friday night. This has proven to be a terrific way to celebrate the end of the work week.

Parking is available in the PMI lot across the street from Fellini's at a reduced price by getting the parking receipt stamped in Fellini's. (Enter the lot on 18th Street between L and M Streets.) It may also be possible to park at no cost on the street near the restaurant.

Space is limited, so interested persons should reserve early.

Please send checks payable to:

Wharton School Club of Washington
6729 Curran Street
McLean, VA 22101

Questions: Call Wharton Club office at (703) 422-8326

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Tuesday, October 7
Stanford in Washington
2661 Connecticut Ave., NW
Woodley Park metro, some street parking
$8 in advance, $10 at the door
Includes snacks and drinks

Michael Moynihan, author of The Coming American Renaissance and a senior advisor in the U.S. Department of the Treasury (as well as nephew of Senator Patrick Moynihan), is one of America's leading visionaries on the global future. In his critically acclaimed book, he takes on those who say that the U.S. is in decline and discusses the tecnological, demographic, and cultural advantages that will enable the U.S. to make the 21st Century an American century as well.

Mr. Moynihan will discuss America's economic resurgence, important trends that will shape the next quarter century, which industries and area of the country will perform best, and cutting-edge developments on the Information Superhighway.

Learn what the future holds and how you can benefit from America's renaissance! Join us for what is sure to be a highly stimulating lecture and discussion about America's future in the global economy.

Visit amazon.com for reviews of Michael Moynihan's book and more info! This event is sponsored by the Stanford Business School Alumni Association (SBSAA). WDCSA members are invited to attend.

Please send a check payable to SBSAA to:

Cindy Poss
3018 Cambridge Place, NW
Washington DC 20007

Questions:Call Cindy at 703-918-2880 (w) or email at CindyPoss@aol.com

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October 9
8:00-10:40 PM
National Theatre
1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW
Limited number at group discount of $60.75

Join the WDCSA at the National Theatre on October 9, 1997 for a performance of Rent the winner of the 1996 Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Rent has been hailed as "the breakthrough musical of the '90s" by Newsweek. The performance begins at 8:00 PM, and runs for approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes.

For more information on Rent, visit the Official Rent Web Site. The National Theatre is located at 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue, Washington, D.C. Two public parking garages are located nearby on 13th Street between E and F. The National Theater is also metro accessible, located two blocks from Metro Center.

Send checks payable to WDCSA to:

Dell Wilkinson
6401 N. 27th Street
Arlington, VA 22207
(703) 486-0952

Questions: Call Dell at (703) 237-4818 (e) or (703) 476-2206 (d).

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(Domingo in the lead role)
November 13, 1997 (8:00)
Prime Orchestra
Price: $105.00

For more information on Washington Opera's production of Pagliacci and other operas, visit their Web site at http://www.dc-opera.org. Future operas include: The Magic Flute (1/21), L'Elisir D'Amore (2/9), and Don Giovanni (3/19).

We anticipate great demand for these tickets, so in order to allow the maximum number of WDCSA members to attend and to be as fair as possible, we've decided on the following policy: We will accept reservations for only one opera at a time, so for now this means for Pagliacci only. We will accept reservations, from bona fide members of WDCSA, on a first-come, first-serve basis according to the order in which we receive checks by mail. If we receive more orders than the numbers of seats available, we will draw the lucky checks out of a "hat." Those who don't make it this time will have priority for the next opera if they so desire. We're sorry that we may not be able to accommodate everyone who wants to go, and next season, if this opportunity is as well-received as we expect it to be, we'll try to obtain more tickets.

Please send checks, made out to WDCSA, to:

Julie Campbell
2601 Klingle Road, NW
Washington DC 20008

For questions, call Julie at 202-244-0206, or email at JulieSed@aol.com.

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October 4, 18, 25
November 1, 8, 15, 22
December 6, 13
January 10, 24, 31
February 7, 21, 28
March 7, 14, 21, 28
April 4, 18, 25
May 2, 9, 16

The Washington-area Stanford, Harvard, and Princeton alums are again participating in the District of Columbia's Adopt-A-School Program. Under the auspices of this program, tutoring sessions are conducted Saturday mornings during the school year at the Meyer Elementary School from 9:45 until 11:30 AM. The school is located in the Shaw neighborhood of DC on 11th Street NW, just north of Florida Avenue. The nearest Metro station is U Street-Cardoza which is about a ten-minute walk from the school. We provide tutoring in math, reading and basic writing skills for Grades 1 through 5. Tutoring is done either on paper or Mac-based computer programs, as the students and tutors choose. Tentatively, we will tutor on the following dates listed to the left...(October 4th is firm)

Given personal and work schedules, tutors are certainly not expected to be there every Saturday, desirable as that would be, but a reasonable commitment adds to the continuity of the program. For those alumni (or friends) who don't feel comfortable tutoring, but have computer networking or Web skills they might be willing to share, we can use their assistance in helping set up and maintain the computer lab on weekday mornings or Saturdays, at their election.

This has been a very rewarding program (for both students and tutors) in the past, and we look forward to increased support in the 1997-1998 school year. Please call Bob Krahe if you have any questions or wish to volunteer (301) 236-0570 or Email: Robert_Krahe@compuserve.com.

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