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Julie Goodsell and Tara Rosa Julie Goodsell (left) and Tara Rosa ’01 are your contacts in the Office of Alumni Relations for regional alumni activities. Don’t hesitate to contact them toll free at 1-866-RIT-ALUM. To learn more about the events listed go to www.rit.edu/alumniactivities. You can register for events through our secure Web site: www.rit.edu/alumniactivities.

Albany
John ’94 and Laura ’92 Comstock are making plans for an alumni event. Watch the Web site for details.

Atlanta
Plans are underway for the next alumni event. Stay tuned to www.rit.edu/alumniactivities for details.

Boston
A group of 45 alumni and friends attended a reception at Legal Sea Foods with special guest Mary-Beth Cooper, vice president for student affairs, on Monday, Jan. 31.

Buffalo
Alumni came out to support the RIT men’s hockey team against Niagara University on Saturday, Nov. 19.

Buffalo alumni cheered on the Bills as they took on the New England Patriots Sunday, Dec. 11.

Upcoming event
A reception and tour will take place at the Albright-Knox Museum on Thursday, Sept. 14. Event details to follow as the date draws closer.

Central Florida
Plans are underway for the next chapter event. Stay tuned to the Web site for details!

Chicago
Alumni and guests enjoyed an evening at Tru Restaurant with special guest, executive pastry chef Gale Gand ’81 on Thursday, March 9. Gand provided guests with a private demonstration while she created one of her signature dishes.

Cleveland-Akron
Upcoming event
Play ball! See the Cleveland Indians take on the New York Yankees on Monday, July 3. Additional details are available at www.rit.edu/alumniactivities.

Ithaca
Alumni in Ithaca, N.Y., came out to support RIT’s men’s Division 1 Hockey against Cornell on Saturday, Jan. 7.

Upcoming events
Have fun this summer with RIT and come sailing on Seneca Lake, Saturday, July 8, in the Malabar X, a classic schooner. Then enjoy a private walking tour of Taughannock Falls State Park on Saturday, Aug. 26. Registration will soon be available on the Web site.

Los Angeles
Alumni and friends enjoyed lunch and a tour at The Getty Center on Saturday, March 25. Special thanks to host Jennifer Lindstrom ’99.

New York City
Fennel-and-garlic-crusted filet mignon served with pumpkin custard was just one of the tasty treats alumni prepared in a private cooking class on Thursday, Feb. 23, with host Barbara Welsh ’91.

Mike Larson ’93 and Dean Guite ’95 hosted the chapter’s hockey night on Thursday, April 6, with the Rangers taking on the Islanders. This was a sell-out alumni event!

Upcoming events
This summer, tickets will be available for a Mets game and there will be the annual alumni outing to the U.S. Tennis Open in September. Stay posted for more details.

Philadelphia
Another sold-out alumni event for 76ers basketball. Alumni and friends enjoyed discount tickets to the Sunday, March 5, game with host Aviva Dubrow ’91.

Upcoming event
Save the date for Phillies baseball as alumni-priced tickets will soon be available for the Sunday, July 9, game.

The Alumni Relations Office has placed a special order for tickets to King Tut and the Golden Age of the Pharaohs. This exclusive traveling exhibit will be coming to Philadelphia in February 2007. Stay posted for future details.

Phoenix
Al Cheves ’88 and Kathy Goll ’02 hosted a fun afternoon at Buffalo Wild Wings on Saturday, Jan. 21. Good wings and good conversation were enjoyed by all.

Pittsburgh
Upcoming event
Alumni are invited to an afternoon of baseball on Saturday, July 29, as the Pittsburgh Pirates take on the San Francisco Giants at PNC Park. Details to follow as the event date draws closer.


Raleigh Durham
RIT Raleigh Durham alumni
Raleigh Durham alumni enjoy dinner at Duke.

More than 20 alumni and friends enjoyed the down-to-the-last-second Duke women’s basketball game with North Carolina State on Sunday, Jan. 29. Before the game, dinner was enjoyed by all and included special guest speaker Mary-Beth Cooper, vice president for student affairs. Thank you to Dave Page ’66 for all his efforts coordinating this fun evening.

Rochester
A wine and food pairing at Pittsford Wegmans’ Tastings Restaurant was enjoyed by alumni and guests on Monday, Dec. 5. Special thanks to our hosts for the evening, Alina Palis ’79 and Kristy Mooney-Graves ’00.

Rochester
Alumni attended a performance of Feelin’ Groovy: The Hits of the ’60s and ’70s on Friday, Jan. 20. The Grammy Award-winning jazz vocal ensemble New York Voices covered classics from the Beatles to Motown to Simon & Garfunkel.

The Lion King at the Auditorium Theatre was attended by alumni and guests on Sunday, March 12. A private reception before the performance was enjoyed by all. Thanks to our hosts Alina Palis ’79 and Donna Bell ’83.

Alumni and guests relaxed during a special evening at the Del Monte Spa on Monday, April 3. Special thanks to our hosts Trina St. Louis ’97 and Susan Shanks ’97.

Upcoming events
Save the date for a private walking tour of Letchworth State Park followed by lunch at the Glen Iris Inn on Sunday, June 4. A bus trip to Toronto to see the Yankees play the Blue Jays is coming up on Sunday, July 23. Stay posted to the Web site for details.

San Diego
Alumni and friends enjoyed a wine tasting and reception at the Cask Room on Thursday, March 23. Special thanks to our hosts Phil Ohme ’99 and Pam Wick ’94.

San Francisco
Plans are underway for our next alumni event. Stay tuned to www.rit.edu/alumniactivities for details.

Southern Florida
A sold-out group of 50 alumni and friends attended the exclusive exhibit King Tut and the Golden Age of the Pharoahs at the Ft. Lauderdale Museum of Art on Saturday, March 11. Special thanks to host Paul Finkelstein ’91 for helping organize this special event.

Syracuse
Plans are underway for our next chapter event to take place some time this summer. Stay tuned to our Web site for details.


Texas
RIT Texas alumni
A group of Texas alums had fun down under.

On Jan. 14, alumni and guests in Dallas toured Delany Vineyards and sampled various wines with host Jackie Gonsalves ’01. The next day, alumni from San Antonio and Austin gathered for a tour of Natural Bridge Caverns followed by a pizza party.

Washington, D.C.
Mary-Beth Cooper, vice president for student affairs, and Brian O’Shaughnessy ’81, ’84 talked to alumni and guests at the chapter’s Library of Congress event. A private tour of the facility was enjoyed along with a reception at the historic site.

Upcoming events
Stay turned for future events coordinated by chapter leader Kevin Sheldon ’02.