WDCSA Newsletter – September 1997

September 1997

September 26 Over 30’s Singles Event
September 26 Wharton Networking Gala
October 7 Stanford Business School Speaker
October 9 “Rent” at the National Theater
November 13 Pagliacci
Ongoing Adopt-a-School


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September 26

6:30-10:00 PM

F Scott’s

1222 36th Street NW

Cost:$15 in advance, $20 at door

Includes cash bar and refreshments

F Scott’s, one of Georgetown’s most famous night spots,
will re-open its doors on September 26 at a private party for over 30’s singles.
Alums from 9 other schools have been invited. In addition to a cash bar and
light hors d’oeuvres, there will also be music and dancing. Valet parking
is available next door at the 1789 Restaurant, and F Scott’s can be reached
via Metro Bus G-2 or even a #30 bus, which stops at Georgetown University
or Wisconsin Avenue respectively. RESERVE IN ADVANCE AND SAVE MONEY!!

Please send checks payable to WDCSA to Bill Pegram, 815
S. 18th Street, #400, Arlington, VA 22202. Questions: Call Bill at (703)

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Friday, September 26

8:00-? PM

Fellini’s Restaurant

1800 M St., N.W.

$10 in advance, $15 at door

($12/$20 for non-member*)

Members of the Washington area’s top business school,
professional, and alumni clubs are invited to socialize and network with
many of Washington’s business and professional leaders at “Networking Gala
XVI.” The Gala, which begins at 8 p.m., will take place downtown at Fellini’s
Restaurant, 1800 M St., N.W.

This is the sixteenth in a series of events that have
been well-attended, enjoyable, and beneficial, both professionally and socially,
to attendees. The Wharton School Club is sponsoring it, in conjunction with
all WMBA member clubs*, the National Economists Club, the London School of
Economics Club, the Society of Government Economists, Women in International
Trade, and the Penn Club of Washington.

Admission to the Gala includes hors d’oeuvres, a cash
bar, music, dancing, and the chance to meet and mingle with some of the
Washington area’s most upscale professionals. Many attendees come each time,
because of the valuable business and career-enhancing contacts, and the chance
to make friendships in a pleasant setting on a Friday night. This has proven
to be a terrific way to celebrate the end of the work week.

Parking is available in the PMI lot across the street
from Fellini’s at a reduced price by getting the parking receipt stamped
in Fellini’s. (Enter the lot on 18th Street between L and M Streets.) It
may also be possible to park at no cost on the street near the restaurant.

Space is limited, so interested persons should reserve

Please send checks payable to:

Wharton School Club of Washington

6729 Curran Street

McLean, VA 22101

Questions: Call Wharton Club office at (703) 422-8326

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Tuesday, October 7


Stanford in Washington

2661 Connecticut Ave., NW

Woodley Park metro, some street parking

$8 in advance, $10 at the door

Includes snacks and drinks

Michael Moynihan, author of The Coming American
and a senior advisor in the U.S. Department of the Treasury
(as well as nephew of Senator Patrick Moynihan), is one of America’s leading
visionaries on the global future. In his critically acclaimed book, he takes
on those who say that the U.S. is in decline and discusses the tecnological,
demographic, and cultural advantages that will enable the U.S. to make the
21st Century an American century as well.

Mr. Moynihan will discuss America’s economic resurgence,
important trends that will shape the next quarter century, which industries
and area of the country will perform best, and cutting-edge developments
on the Information Superhighway.

Learn what the future holds and how you can benefit from
America’s renaissance! Join us for what is sure to be a highly stimulating
lecture and discussion about America’s future in the global economy.

Visit amazon.com for
reviews of Michael Moynihan’s book and more info! This
event is sponsored by the Stanford Business School Alumni Association (SBSAA).
WDCSA members are invited to attend.

Please send a check payable to SBSAA to:

Cindy Poss

3018 Cambridge Place, NW

Washington DC 20007

Questions:Call Cindy at 703-918-2880 (w) or email at

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October 9

8:00-10:40 PM

National Theatre

1321 Pennsylvania Ave. NW

Limited number at group discount of $60.75

Join the WDCSA at the National Theatre on October 9,
1997 for a performance of Rent the winner of the 1996 Tony Award for
Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize for Drama. Rent has been hailed
as “the breakthrough musical of the ’90s” by Newsweek. The performance
begins at 8:00 PM, and runs for approximately 2 hours and 40 minutes.

For more information on Rent, visit the
Official Rent
Web Site
. The National Theatre is located at 1321 Pennsylvania Avenue,
Washington, D.C. Two public parking garages are located nearby on 13th Street
between E and F. The National Theater is also metro accessible, located two
blocks from Metro Center.

Send checks payable to WDCSA to:

Dell Wilkinson

6401 N. 27th Street

Arlington, VA 22207

(703) 486-0952

Questions: Call Dell at (703) 237-4818 (e) or (703) 476-2206 (d).

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(Domingo in the lead role)

November 13, 1997 (8:00)

Prime Orchestra

Price: $105.00

For more information on Washington Opera’s production
of Pagliacci and other operas, visit their Web site at
Future operas include: The Magic Flute (1/21), L’Elisir D’Amore (2/9), and
Don Giovanni (3/19).

We anticipate great demand for these tickets, so in order to allow the maximum
number of WDCSA members to attend and to be as fair as possible, we’ve decided
on the following policy: We will accept reservations for only one opera at
a time, so for now this means for Pagliacci only. We will accept reservations,
from bona fide members of WDCSA, on a first-come, first-serve basis according
to the order in which we receive checks by mail. If we receive more orders
than the numbers of seats available, we will draw the lucky checks out of
a “hat.” Those who don’t make it this time will have priority for the next
opera if they so desire. We’re sorry that we may not be able to accommodate
everyone who wants to go, and next season, if this opportunity is as
well-received as we expect it to be, we’ll try to obtain more tickets.

Please send checks, made out to WDCSA, to:

Julie Campbell

2601 Klingle Road, NW

Washington DC 20008

For questions, call Julie at 202-244-0206, or email at

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October 4, 18, 25

November 1, 8, 15, 22

December 6, 13

January 10, 24, 31

February 7, 21, 28

March 7, 14, 21, 28

April 4, 18, 25

May 2, 9, 16

The Washington-area Stanford, Harvard, and Princeton
alums are again participating in the District of Columbia’s Adopt-A-School
Program. Under the auspices of this program, tutoring sessions are conducted
Saturday mornings during the school year at the Meyer Elementary School from
9:45 until 11:30 AM. The school is located in the Shaw neighborhood of DC
on 11th Street NW, just north of Florida Avenue. The nearest Metro station
is U Street-Cardoza which is about a ten-minute walk from the school. We
provide tutoring in math, reading and basic writing skills for Grades 1 through
5. Tutoring is done either on paper or Mac-based computer programs, as the
students and tutors choose. Tentatively, we will tutor on the following dates
listed to the left…(October 4th is firm)

Given personal and work schedules, tutors are certainly
not expected to be there every Saturday, desirable as that would be, but
a reasonable commitment adds to the continuity of the program. For those
alumni (or friends) who don’t feel comfortable tutoring, but have computer
networking or Web skills they might be willing to share, we can use their
assistance in helping set up and maintain the computer lab on weekday mornings
or Saturdays, at their election.

This has been a very rewarding program (for both students
and tutors) in the past, and we look forward to increased support in the
1997-1998 school year. Please call Bob Krahe if you have any questions or
wish to volunteer (301) 236-0570 or Email:

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