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Regional Alumni Activities

Kim Kelsey ’97, ’05, Jon Rodibaugh, and Tara Rosa ’01 are your contacts in the office for regional alumni activities. Don’t hesitate to contact them toll free at 1-866-RIT-ALUM. www.rit.edu/alumniactivities

Albany

 

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Albany alumni meet President Bill Destler, center.

The RIT Albany Alumni Chapter met RIT’s new president, Bill Destler, at a networking reception at the Parker Inn in Schenectady Aug. 24.

Destler also attended the Fifth Annual RIT Alumni Day at the Races at Saratoga Springs Racetrack on Travers Day, Aug. 25.

Thank you to chapter leaders John ’94 and Laura ’92 Comstock for their service. 

Plans are underway for an event this winter. Keep checking the Web site for details.

Atlanta

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Atlanta alumni helped out for ROCS Day. (Photo by Ron Sherman ’64)

Alumni and friends participated in Reaching Out for Community Service Day by preparing and serving meals for Café 458 on Sept. 15. Thank you to hosts Joe DelConte ’85 and Frances Asiedu ’01.

Save the Date! March 13: Meet the President Bill Destler. Details coming soon.

Boston

Boston Alumni Chapter met President Bill Destler at the Boston Museum of Science on Sept.14.

On Dec. 1, alumni cheered for the RIT men’s hockey team as they took on Bentley College in Waltham, Mass., and enjoyed a special reception prior to the game.

Save the Date! Jan. 5, 2008: Cheer on the RIT men’s hockey team as they take on Holy Cross in Worcester, Mass., and enjoy a special reception prior to the game.

Buffalo

The RIT Buffalo Alumni Chapter enjoyed a tour of the Niagara Wine Trail on Sept. 22.  Special thanks to host Andrew Zach ’03.

Save the Date! Feb. 10, 2008: Cheer on the RIT men’s hockey team as they take on Canisius (at Buffalo State rink) and enjoy a special reception at Coles Restaurant prior to the game.

Save the Date! March 2, 2008: Join the Buffalo chapter for the Sabres vs. Red Wings game and pre-game reception at Pearl Street Brewery.

Central Florida

Save the Date! Feb. 23, 2008: Come meet President Bill Destler. More details coming soon.

Charlotte

Plans are underway for an event this winter. Keep checking the Web site for more details.

Chicago

Save the Date! April 29, 2008: Come meet President Bill Destler at a chapter event. More details coming soon.

Cleveland-Akron

Alumni enjoyed a lunch cruise on the Cuyahoga River and Lake Erie on Sept. 29. Special thanks to host Al Teufen ’73.

Plans are underway for an event this winter. Keep checking the Web site for more details.

 Colorado

RIT alumni and friends participated in Reaching Out for Community Service (ROCS) Day Sept. 15 by helping to repair hiking trails at Cheyenne Mountain State Park. Thank you to hosts T.I. ’84 and Kathleen ’84 Weintraub.

Save the Date!  Jan. 12, 2008: Cheer on the RIT men’s hockey team as they take on Air Force in Colorado Springs and enjoy a special reception. Detroit

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Detroit alumni party before a Tigers game Aug. 12.

Alumni and friends attended a Detroit Tigers game on Aug. 12 as well as a pre-game reception in the Little Caesars Club. The Detroit Alumni Chapter also participated in Reaching Out for Community Service (ROCS) Day by volunteering with the Miracle League of Michigan. Special thanks to host Yolanda Lewczuk ’00.

Save the Date!  March 27, 2008: Meet President Bill Destler. More details coming soon.

Ithaca

Plans are underway for an event this winter. Keep checking the Web site for details.

If you are interested in becoming a chapter volunteer, contact Kim Kelsey ’97, ’05 at kjkrar@rit.edu or 585-475-7638.

Los Angeles

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Los Angeles alums take in a Dodgers game.

RIT alums, family and friends enjoyed an exciting evening of major league baseball as the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres Sept. 13. Thank you to host Eric Senna ’91.

Save the Date! April 30, 2008: Come meet President Bill Destler at a tour and reception at Warner Bros. Studios in Burbank. 

New York City

A sold-out group of 100 alumni and friends attended the U.S. Open men’s finals on Sept. 2. Special thanks to hosts Michael Larson ’93 and Wayne Stern ’93.

The RIT NYC Alumni Chapter met President Bill Destler at the New York Yacht Club Nov. 2.  Thanks to host Arthur Gosnell, RIT trustee.

Plans are underway for several events this winter. Keep checking the Web site for more details.

Philadelphia

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Philadelphia alumni at a Phillies game.

Save the Date! Feb. 23, 2008: Cheer on the RIT women’s hockey team as they take on Neumann College in Aston, Pa., and enjoy a reception.

Phoenix

Save the Date! Jan. 12: Meet President Bill Destler at the Millennium Resort Scottsdale, McCormick Ranch.

Thank you to Kathy Goll ’02, Jen Wicus ’04, and Dave Belden ’04 for your leadership

Pittsburgh

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Pittsburgh alumni cruised the three rivers.

Alumni and friends enjoyed a lunch cruise of the Three Rivers on the Gateway Clipper riverboat on July 21. Special thanks to hosts Al Mature ’74, Tom Phillips ’77 and Andy Steinmetz ’03.

On Dec. 8, alumni gathered to watch the RIT women’s hockey team take on Robert Morris University in Pittsburgh following a pre-game reception.

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RIT alumni and friends participated in Reaching Out for Community Service (ROCS) Day Sept. 15 by helping to repair hiking trails on the American Tobacco Trail. Thanks to hosts Mike  ’98 and Sue ’98 Pail and David Page ’66.

Save the Date!  March 12, 2008: Meet President Bill Destler. More details coming soon.

Rochester

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Rochester alumni took on some outdoor work at the Ronald McDonald House for ROCS Day.

Alumni and friends enjoyed a beautiful afternoon sailing Lake Ontario with Wild Hearts Charters on Aug. 11. Special thanks to hosts Loretta Lamb ’78, Frank Lucas ’75 and Susan Shanks ’97.

Alumni cheered on the Rochester Rhinos at PAETEC Park on Aug. 24. Special thanks to hosts Terry ’77 and Alina ’79 Palis

Alumni and friends enjoyed a Seneca Lake winery tour Sept. 8. Thank you to hosts Sharyn Duffy ’87, Shirley Murphy ’81, Maggie Reilly ’04 and Dorothy Schillinger ’66

Alumni cheered for the RIT men’s hockey team as they defeated Cornell Big Red at Blue Cross Arena on Oct. 27. Go Tigers!

Alumni enjoyed a tour of the Susan B. Anthony House Nov. 3.Thanks to host Maggie Reilly ’04.  

San Diego

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San Diego chapter members enjoyed a class at Great News Cooking School.

RIT alums, family and friends enjoyed an exciting evening at Great News Cooking School, watching a cooking demonstration and sampling a four-course gourmet meal on Sept. 12. Thank you to host Phil Ohme ’99.

Save the Date!  May 1, 2008: Meet President Bill Destler. More details coming soon.

San Francisco

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San Francisco alumni enjoyed a wine tour.

RIT alums and guests enjoyed a relaxing day of wine tasting in the beautiful Paso Robles wine region on Sept. 15. Thank you to host Kim Conti ’90.

Alums and guests met with President Bill Destler at a reception at the Sir Frances Drake Hotel on Nov. 28

San Jose

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San Jose members enjoyed a networking reception.

RIT alums and guests enjoyed a networking reception at Village California Bistro and Wine Bar. Thank you to host Scott Bruck ’89.

RIT alumni and guests met President Bill Destler at a reception at Paolo’s Restaurant on Nov. 29.

San Mateo

More than 15 alumni and guests attended the RIT/NTID Alumni Reception at TGIFriday’s in San Mateo on Aug. 24. Many thanks go out to host Elizabeth Grigsby SVP ’90, ’97 for her hard work and support in planning a wonderful reception.

Seattle

RIT alumni and guests enjoyed a networking reception at the Art Wolfe Gallery on July 18. Special thanks to hosts Mike ’92 and Lisa ’93 Woods.

Plans are underway for an event this winter. Keep checking the Web site for more details.

Southern Florida

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Southern Florida member Robert Kaplan ’49 helped out at a ROCS Day activity.

Alumni and friends participated in Reaching Out for Community Service (ROCS) Day Sept. 15 by preparing meals, doing yard work and other activities for the Caring Kitchen in Delray Beach. Thank you to host Paul Finkelstein ’91.

Save the Date!  Feb. 22, 2008: Meet President Bill Destler on a private yacht cruise in Fort Lauderdale.

Syracuse

RIT alumni and guests enjoyed a Finger Lakes wine tour on beautiful Cayuga Lake. Thank you to host Kathi O’Gorman ’70.

RIT alumni and guests enjoyed a networking reception at Coleman’s Irish Pub on Nov. 1. Thank you to host Todd Delaney ’96.

Save the date! Feb. 16, 2008: Alumni and guests will enjoy a Syracuse basketball game as the Orangemen take on Georgetown.

Texas

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Texas alumni took in a Rangers game Aug. 25.

Austin/San Antonio

Save the Date!  Jan 9, 2008: Meet President Bill Destler at a cooking demonstration at Central Market Cooking School.

Dallas/Fort Worth

Save the Date!  Jan 11, 2008: Meet President Bill Destler at a reception at the Stockyards Hotel in Fort Worth and then enjoy a rodeo at Cowtown Coliseum.

Houston

If you are interested in becoming a chapter volunteer, contact Kim Kelsey ’97, ’05 at kjkrar@rit.edu or 585-475-7638.

Washington, D.C.

RIT alumni and guests enjoyed at networking reception at Elizabeth’s on L while getting a chance to meet President Bill Destler.

Plans are underway for an event this winter. Keep checking the Web site for more details.