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Regional Alumni Activities

Julie Goodsell and Tara RosaJulie 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. Is there an alumni event you would like to see in your area? Contact Tara or Julie.

More than 40 alumni and guests enjoyed a luxury suite at the Third Annual Alumni Day at the Races in Saratoga Springs this summer.

Forty alumni and guests enjoyed a reception at the Cheesecake Factory on Sept. 22. Special thanks to alumni host Joe Del Conte '85 for helping to coordinate this event.

A sold-out crowd of 45 alumni and friends enjoyed an evening at the Wine Cellar on Oct. 27. Special thanks to our alumni host Stephanie Murphy '98.

Buffalo alumni enjoyed an afternoon of NFL Football as the Bills took on the New England Patriots on Sunday, Dec. 11.

Central Florida
Alumni enjoyed lunch and private tours at the Ringling Estate on Sarasota Bay on Nov. 19. Special thanks to alumni hosts Jamie Aymerich '93,'98 and Jason Ramaizel '98.

RIT alums in Chicago
Chicago alumni enjoyed brunch aboard the Odyssey.

Alumni and guests enjoyed an Odyssey Brunch Cruise on Sept. 10. Special thanks to alumni host Stacey Wronkowski '03.

Alumni and friends got down at the brand new House of Blues in Cleveland on Tuesday, Nov. 8! Special thanks to alumni host Al Teufen '73.

Specially priced tickets to the Pilot Pen Tennis Tournament finals on Aug. 27 were available for alumni.

Los Angeles
Upcoming event
Plans are underway for an event to take place this spring. Stay posted to the alumni Web site for details!

RIT alums in New York City
New York city alumni enjoyed a Mets game.

New York City
More than 100 alumni enjoyed the women's finals at the U.S. Tennis Open on Sept. 10.

The chapter had a ROCS (Reaching Out for Community Service) Day activity scheduled for Sept. 24. Unfortunately, the agency had to cancel the project, but a thank you is extended to all the alumni willing to volunteer.

Alumni enjoyed a private, one-hour tour of MoMA (Museum of Modern Art) on Nov. 13.

Upcoming event
Save these dates! A private cooking class at Dish is scheduled for 7-10 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 23, 2006. The event will include a three-course meal and wine. An outing to the Ranger-Islander hockey game is scheduled for 7 p.m. Thursday, April 6, 2006. More information on these events and others will be coming on the Web site.

RIT alums in Philadelphia
Philadelphia area alums enjoyed a trolley tour of the city on a sunny day in September.
RIT alums in Phiadelphia
Alums also gathered for a Phillies game.

Alumni and guests enjoyed exploring the city on a Victorian-style trolley on Sept. 25. Stops included the Rodin Museum and the Kimmel Center.

Upcoming event
Stay posted for alumni-priced tickets to a sporting event this winter.

Forty alumni and guests enjoyed a private behind-the-scenes tour of Frank Lloyd Wright's Taliesin West followed by lunch on Sept. 10.

Alumni volunteered at St. Mary's Food Bank in November as part of RIT ROCS (Reaching Out for Community Service). Afterward, everyone enjoyed Honey Bear's BBQ. Thank you to Kathy Goll '02 for her continued efforts.

Upcoming event
An outing to Buffalo Wild Wings is being planned for Saturday, Jan. 21, 2006, by Al Cheves '88. Stay tuned for more details.

RIT alums in Pittsburgh
Pittsburgh alumni visited the Frick Center.

Alumni and guests spent at evening at the Frick Art and Historical Center on Sept. 15. Special thanks to alumni host Al Mature '74.

Raleigh Durham
In connection with ROCS (Reaching Out for Community Service), the chapter helped with Umstead State Park's stream project. Alumni volunteers assisted in monitoring the stream's development and keeping it clean.

Upcoming event
An alumni evening is being coordinated by Mike '98 and Sue '98 Pail. Also, David Page '66 is working on coordinating a Duke women's basketball game
outing. Stay posted to the Web site for details.

RIT Rochester alumni
A rafting adventure was a summer highlight for Rochester alumni.
RIT alums in Rochester
Thank you to Rochester chaptrer volunteers for a great year!

Alumni showed their RIT spirit as they cheered on the men's hockey team in their first Division I home game versus the Canisius Griffs on Saturday, Oct. 22. Thank you to Frank Lucas '75 for his help at the tailgate party. Go Tigers!

Alumni attended a financial planning workshop given by alumnus Bill Prentice '99 on Thursday, Nov. 3. Special thanks to our alumni host Ken Reed '71.

Upcoming event
Tickets for $35 will soon be available for the Friday, Jan. 20, 2006, performance of “Feelin' Groovy: The Hits of the '60s and '70s,” which is part of the WPOP series at the RPO. The Grammy Award-winning jazz vocal ensemble New York Voices will cover classics from the Beatles to Motown to Simon & Garfunkel.

San Diego
Alumni participated in the 21st Annual Coastal Cleanup Day at Powerhouse Beach on ROCS (Reaching Out for Community Service ) Day, Saturday, Sept. 17. Special thanks to alumni host Rick Prenoveau '78 for hosting this special event.

Upcoming event
Plans are underway for an event to take place this spring. Event details and registration will be coming soon!

RIT alums in San Francisco
Alumni and friends enjoyed an afternoon at Andretti Winery in Napa Valley.

San Francisco
More than 40 alumni and friends enjoyed an afternoon at Andretti Winery in Napa Valley on Sunday, Sept. 25. Special thanks to chapter leader and alumni host Mark Leonardi '94 for coordinating this event.

Upcoming event
Plans are underway for an event to take place this spring. Event details will be available on our Web site.

RIT alums in South Florida
In conjunction with RIT ROCS (Reaching Out for Community Service), Flroida alumni helped on a Habitat for Humanity construction project in Boynton Beach.

Southern Florida 
Alumni partnered with Habitat of Humanity in Boynton Beach for RIT's Reaching Out for Community Service (ROCS) Day Sept. 17. Special thanks to alumni host Paul Finkelstein '91 for helping organize this special event.

Sixty alumni and guests enjoyed brunch and an afternoon of S.U. football on Sept. 17.

Upcoming events
Alumni events throughout Texas will be offered during Jan. 2006. Events are being planned in Dallas, San Antonio, Austin, and Houston. Keep an eye out
for your invitation by mail and/or e-mail, and check the Web site at www.rit.edu/alumniactivities.

Washington, D.C.
The chapter helped with yard work at a non-profit organization for RIT ROCS (Reaching Out for Community Service). Alumni receptions were held in Virginia at Capitol City Brewery on Sept. 29 and in the District at the Chophouse on Nov. 15.

ACMT students in Croatia RIT's affiliate in Croatia, the American College of Management and Technology, participated in the second annual ROCS (Reaching Out for Community Service) Day. The group helped clean Gradac Park in Dubrovnik on Oct. 1.