Co-Chairs: Elizabeth Anderson '10
& Carolyn Tomecek '12
Facebook group: LU Club of Chicago
Recent events:May 19
House Concert Ken Kolodner
and friendsMay 17
Happy HourApril 27
Leading the Vikings into a New Era: Meet the Director of Athletics, Christyn AbarayMarch 4
KidsGive in Chicago!January 25
Wine Tasting with Doc Maravolo Sept. 22
Welcome to Chicago Riverwalk tourJuly 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 4November 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
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.
ABOUT 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 TailgateAugust 30
River Boat Cruise in De PereJuly 27
Business ConnectionsMay 31
Alumni Arts Reception
June 12 Viking Bench Golf Outing
June 28 Business Connections
Sabin House Visit
May 20 Alumni Brunch at Andrew Commons
Business ConnectionsMay 12
Lunch at LawrenceApril 30
This is Björklunden: An Insider's LookMarch 29
Business ConnectionsMarch 10
Lunch at Lawrence | Rob NeilsonMarch 4
Brunch at Andrew CommonsFeb. 28
Business ConnectionsFeb. 24
Young Alumni Happy HourFeb. 16
Wriston Art Gallery ReceptionFeb. 10
Lunch at Lawrence | Monica RicoFeb. 4
Alumni Basketball Games Jan. 31
Business ConnectionsJan. 25
Discussion with Linda Morgan-ClementDec. 1
Lawrentians in the Fox CitiesNov. 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 MenJuly 12
Food Truck & TriviaMay 10
Wine Tasting with Nicholas "Doc" MaravoloApril 23
Bluest Eye Performance & Happy Hour | Guthrie TheaterMarch 30
Guillermo del Toro exhibit tourMarch 24
Presto Project, Wind Ensemble PerformanceFebruary 21
Meet the Brewer Event | Insight BrewingJanuary 18
Happy Hour with Conor Sexton '15 | Longfellow GrillOct. 25
Interview Training & Happy Hour | Insight BrewingOct. 1
Fall Nature Walk | Elm Creek Park ReserveSept. 28
Fall Happy Hour 6 p.m. | Sociable Cider Werks
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.
Cherry Blossom Festival
May National Museum of Women in the Arts Exhibit Tour
The Phillips Collection exhibit tourFeb. 16
Beer & Burger Night, the Black Squirrel in Adams MorganDec. 9
Holiday Happy Hour, Cafe Deluxe
April 23 LA Times Festival of Books | Jerry Podair Book Signing