Washington DC Stanford Association September 2005 Newsletter

Calendar of Events - click to take you to that part of the newsletter)

Sept– Oct Washington Nationals Tickets
Sat 9/10 Stanford vs. Navy Football
Sun 9/11 Washington Book Club
Thu 9/15 Ivy Singles – Potomac Boat Club
Sept-Jan Calling All Flag Football Players
Fri 9/30 Shakespeare Reading Group
Mon 10/3 WDCSA Board of Directors Meet
Sat 11/19 Stanford vs. Cal BIG GAME!

Washington Nationals Baseball
Sept.-Oct.
Location: RFK Stadium

Tuesday, Sept. 20 - We have 9 tickets for $9/each in Section 514 (infield).

We also have 4 season tickets in left field lower reserve (Section 448, Row 5, seats 3-6) for the games listed below (this list is updated daily) to reflect any sales:

Thursday Sept 22 4:35PM - San Francisco Giants - 2 tickets - $10
Sunday Sept 25 1:05PM - New York Mets - 2 tickets - $8
Friday Sept 30 7:05PM - Philadelphia Phillies - 2 tickets - $8
Sunday Oct 2 1:05PM - Philadelphia Phillies - 4 tickets $8

Please send an email to Bill Pegram at dc@stanfordalumni.org listing your choices or call 703-486-0952 if interested in any of these games.


Stanford at Navy Football (6PM) and Pre-game Tailgate (3:30-5:30 PM)
Saturday, Sept. 10
Navy-Marine Corps Stadium, Annapolis
304 Farragut Road, Annapolis, MD

If you haven't yet purchased tickets for the September 10 Stanford at Navy football game, for the pre-game tailgate, and for the charter bus to and from New Carrollton Metro Station (in Maryland), you may just be in luck. A LIMITED number of tickets remain. Get yours by visiting www.stanfordalumni.org

Please join the Stanford Alumni Association, the Buck Cardinal Club, and the Washington D.C. Stanford Association in cheering the Cardinal to victory! Come party before the game with fellow Stanford supporters. Tailgate tickets are available for $25 for alumni, parents, and guests; young alumni (undergraduate ’96-’05) pay $20; tickets for children ages 6-12 are $15; and children 5 and under get in FREE! The ticket price includes a meal, dessert, soda and beer. Please register online at www.stanfordalumni.org/event.html?navytailgate. Please contact May-Ling Gonzalez at maylingg@stanford.edu or (650) 723-7486 for more information.

The Stanford section of football tickets is sold out! BUT, there are still tickets available. Navy has told us that this game will definitely sell out so buy your tickets today! Tickets are $25 plus service and can be purchased by calling 1.800.US4.NAVY (800.874.6289) or visiting www.navysports.com

Ride to the game with other Cardinal maniacs! A charter bus has been contracted to shuttle alums from New Carrollton Metro Station (in Maryland) to Annapolis and back. The cost is $20 per person. Space is very limited, so register early! The bus will leave at approximately 2:30pm from the metro stop and will leave Annapolis 45 minutes after the game. Exact pick up location will be emailed to all who register at the following website: www.stanfordalumni.org/event.html?navytailgate


Washington Stanford Book Club
Sunday, Sept. 11 6:00 - 9:00 PM
Location: TBA

The Washington DC area Stanford Book Group will meet to discuss Edith Wharton's The House of Mirth. Please RSVP to Alison Westfall at (202) 544-7314 or alisoncolew@hotmail.com. Contact Alison for information about meeting location. For information on or to join this club, visit http://groups.yahoo.com/group/wdcsabooks and click "join this group." The directions will be sent out from the Yahoo website next week. For people who like to plan ahead, the October book is Radical Evolution: the Promise and Peril of Enhancing Our Minds, Our Bodies by Joel Garreau.


Ivy Singles – Potomac Boat Club
Thursday, Sept. 15 6:30 - 8:30 PM
Potomac Boat Club, 3530 Water Street NW, Washington DC

Hosted by the MIT Club of Washington
Please join them for one of their most picturesque events. Enjoy the rustic beauty of the historic Potomac Boat Club and celebrate the beginning of fall while watching the sun go down and the city light up. Come make new friends or catch up with old ones. It will be a great event come rain or shine!

Please send $25 by check payable to the "MIT Club of Washington" to Cynthia Cole, 3624 Norton Place NW, Washington, DC 20016, so that it is received by Monday, September 12. Please note your school on the check. It will cost $30 at the door. E-mail reservations (by September 14) and questions to Cindy at Cynthia.cole@alum.mit.edu. Walk-ins are welcome, but advance reservations are strongly encouraged as space is limited.


Calling All Flag Football Players
Late Sept.-Jan. (Sat & Sun)
Location: Ellipse

Following the successful first season of the Stanford softball team in the Capital Alumni Network League, WDCSA is planning to field a co-ed flag football team this fall. The 10 game season starts in late September and ends with playoffs and a tournament in mid-January. Games are played on Saturday and Sunday mornings on the Ellipse. If you are interested in playing flag football for Stanford, or just learning more about it, contact Chris Shinkman at C.Shinkman@verizon.net or 301-229-4427.


Shakespeare Reading Group
Friday, Sept. 30 Time TBD

The Shakespeare Reading Group will read aloud "As You Like It" at Alison Westfall's house on Capitol Hill. New comers are welcome. For further information and directions, please contact Alison at alisoncolew@hotmail.com or (202) 544-7314.


WDCSA Board of Directors
Monday, Oct. 3 7:00-8:00pm
Location: Stanford in Washington House (2661 Connecticut Ave, NW)

Looking to reconnect with Stanford? Now is the time! WDCSA is kicking off another great year of Stanford programming. All are welcome to come onBOARD with the Washington, D.C. Stanford Association Board of Directors. Our next meeting will take place October 3rd at 7 PM. Hope to see you then! Please contact Lindsay Arnold, WCDSA President with questions at wdcsa.president@gmail.com or (202) 256-1324.


Stanford vs. Cal Big Game
Saturday, Nov. 19 7:00pm EST

Mark your calendars for this year’s Big Game, which will kick off at 7:00pm EST! More details to come in later newsletters.


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
Kelly McKenzie, ’03, kellmck@stanfordalumni.org
Treasurer: Jim Finucane ’61, jim.finucane@eia.doe.gov
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 (new address - now plural)