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Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Anderson '10 & Carolyn Tomecek '12
Facebook group: LU Club of Chicago 

Upcoming events:
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Recent events:
May 19    House Concert     Ken Kolodner and friends

May 17    Happy Hour

April 27    Leading the Vikings into a New Era: Meet the Director of Athletics, Christyn Abaray

March 4    KidsGive in Chicago!

January 25    Wine Tasting with Doc Maravolo 

Sept. 22     Welcome to Chicago Riverwalk tour

July 21     Adults Night Out | Lincoln Park Zoo

Co-Chairs: Karen Watson '80
Facebook group: LU Club of Milwaukee 

Upcoming Events:
September 20  |  Estabrook Park Beer Garden  5:30-7:30 p.m.
Join the club for an evening at Estabrook Park Beer Garden in Milwaukee. We will bring some dishes to pass, picnic baskets are welcome, and there is also beverages and food available for purchase at the location. Bring friends and family members! There is a playground located next to the beer garden area.

Recent events:
April 27     Business Networking Luncheon at Ward 4

November 16    Casual Dinner with Lincoln Scholar James "Corny" Cornelius '81  

October 19    Beer Tasting and Interview Training  

Co-Chairs: Jamie Cartwright '14 & Irene Ang Strohbeen '78
Facebook group: LU Club of the Fox Cities 

Upcoming events:

September 23  |  Football Tailgate     4 p.m.
Join us for brats, hot dogs and beverages as we help cheer on the Vikings football team vs. Lake Forest. Wear your blue and white, grab friends and family and let's get loud! Game kickoff is at 5 p.m. at the newly renovated Banta Bowl. Donations to cover the cost of food and drink greatly appreciated.

September 21  |  Business Connections    Noon
Join the club business networking group at El Jaripeo in Appleton at noon. Business connections will be highlighting local alumni businesses starting this month with Chuck Erickson '02 and College Connectors. College Connectors is a small independent educational consulting company specializing in personalized college admissions guidance. Bring your business cards and get to know other Lawrentian business professionals in the area.

Chuck EricksonABOUT COLLEGE CONNECTORS: We want every family to be confident about their teen's college search and every student to be enthusiastic about their college choices and decision. We help kids identify the colleges where they'll thrive and succeed. Thanks to our years of experience we can help keep family stress levels low and enthusiasm high while having fun during the process.  Better decisions result when students follow a structured process with direction from a knowledgeable, experienced independent educational consultant.

October 6  |  Lunch at Lawrence     11:30 a.m.
Megan Pickett, associate professor of physics - Extrasolar Planets: Other Earths, other life?


Recent events:
September 2    Football Tailgate

August 30    River Boat Cruise in De Pere

July 27    Business Connections

May 31    Alumni Arts Reception 

June 12   Viking Bench Golf Outing

June 15-18    Reunion Weekend

June 28    Business Connections

May 16   Sabin House Visit

May 20   Alumni Brunch at Andrew Commons

May 25    Business Connections

May 12    Lunch at Lawrence

April 30   This is Björklunden: An Insider's Look

March 29   Business Connections

March 10  Lunch at Lawrence | Rob Neilson

March 4  Brunch at Andrew Commons

Feb. 28  Business Connections

Feb. 24  Young Alumni Happy Hour

Feb. 16  Wriston Art Gallery Reception

Feb. 10  Lunch at Lawrence  |  Monica Rico

Feb. 4    Alumni Basketball Games   

Jan. 31   Business Connections

Jan. 25    Discussion with Linda Morgan-Clement

Dec. 1   Lawrentians in the Fox Cities

Nov. 4   Lunch at Lawrence | Christyn Abaray
Chair: Valeska Okragly '03, Katelin Davis '12 & Maria DeLaundreau '13
Facebook group: LU Club of the Twin Cities 

Upcoming events:
September 17  |  Bluegrass Sunday Happy Hour    Noon-3 p.m.
Join us for a happy hour at Excelsior Brewing Company's Bluegrass Sunday afternoon. Excelsior is a local lake-themed brewery featuring an on-site taphouse and local craft beers. Hosted by Jim Arps '89.

Meet The Host: Jim Arps '89

Jim graduated from LU with a double degree in Physics and music and went on to get his Ph.D. in Physics at Vanderbilt. He came to the Twin Cities 10 years ago to pursue an interest in biotechnology and  currently leads business development and techincal "ideation" efforts at ProMed Pharma. He has two sons in college and shares 3 dogs with his significant other, Suzanne. Outside interest currently include trail running microbreweries, and trying to get back home to see as many Packer games as possible.

November 5  |  Freshman Studies Book Discussion
Remember the lively discussions of Freshman Studies? Do you want to relive that time with other Lawrence Learners? Come to JS Bean Factory is St. Paul where LU Club of the Twin Cities will discuss one of the books from the current year's fall curriculum: Native Guard by Natasha Trethewey. Read more  |  Get the Book  |  RSVP

Recent events:
August 18    Outdoor Movie Night - Grumpy Old Men

July 12   Food Truck & Trivia

May 10    Wine Tasting with Nicholas "Doc" Maravolo

April 23  Bluest Eye Performance & Happy Hour  |  Guthrie Theater

March 30   Guillermo del Toro exhibit tour

March 24    Presto Project, Wind Ensemble Performance

February 21   Meet the Brewer Event   |  Insight Brewing

January 18   Happy Hour with Conor Sexton '15  |  Longfellow Grill

Oct. 25     Interview Training & Happy Hour  | Insight Brewing

Oct. 1     Fall Nature Walk  | Elm Creek Park Reserve

Sept. 28      Fall Happy Hour  6 p.m. | Sociable Cider Werks
Co-Chairs: Christine Benedict '99 & Christine Seeley '12
Facebook group: LU Club of Madison 

Upcoming Events:
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Recent Events:
February 22    Wine Tasting with Doc Maravolo

October 23    Young Alumni Brunch | The Avenue Club

Co-Chairs: Richard Wanerman '11, William Melnick '14 & Gayatri Malhotra '14
Facebook group: LU Club of D.C. 

Upcoming events:
November 21  |  National Museum of African American History and Culture Event
More details to come.

Recent Events:
April    Cherry Blossom Festival

May    National Museum of Women in the Arts Exhibit Tour

March 26    The Phillips Collection exhibit tour

Feb. 16    Beer & Burger Night, the Black Squirrel in Adams Morgan

Dec. 9    Holiday Happy Hour, Cafe Deluxe
Co-Chair: Ariella Morik '12 & Kristine Pottinger '89
Facebook group: LU Club of New York 

Upcoming events:
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Recent events:
July 12    Summer Kickoff, Blue Ribbon Beer Garden

May 3    Jerry Podair Book Signing Event   Brooklyn Historical Society

Upcoming events:
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Recent events:
April 23   LA Times Festival of Books  |  Jerry Podair Book Signing


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