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Alumni nationwide celebrate summer Xavier-style

National Alumni Association chapters host baseball games, golf outings, picnics

07/03/03

University alumni are doing more than taking vacations this summer. Across the country, alumni are taking part in a host of events sponsored by national alumni association chapters. For a complete list of national alumni association chapters, or to find out who to contact at the chapter nearest you, contact the national alumni association at 800 344-GOXU, option 5. Events taking place this summer include: Columbus alumni chapter golf outing On Saturday, July 19, the Columbus alumni chapter is hosting the annual golf outing. The outing is from 12:45 p.m.-4:00 p.m. at Groverbrook Golf Club. Cost is $40 per golfer and includes green fees, cart, club ball, divot tool, bag of tees and a two-for-one pass for future play. R.S.V.P. by Friday, July 11, to the national alumni association at 800 344-4698, option 5. Metro New York chapter brown bag lunch On Tuesday, July 29, from noon to 2:00 p.m., the metro New York chapter invites alumni, family and friends to Bryant Park for a brown bag lunch. Bring a lunch and mingle with fellow Musketeers. San Diego chapter Xavier/Edgecliff and UC alumni annual tailgate On Sunday, Aug. 10, from noon to 1:30 p.m., join the San Diego chapter alumni, friends and parents for Xavier/Edgecliff and UC alumni annual tailgate party when the San Diego Padres play the Cincinnati Reds at Qualcomm Stadium. Skyline Chili and Graeter's Ice Cream are being served. Tailgaters are meeting in section D-5 near the Budweiser sign in the parking lot. Tickets also can be picked up there. The game begins at 2:05 p.m., and tickets can be purchased through the national alumni association before Friday, Aug. 1. Cost is $22 per person and includes the party and game. Send checks payable to John Maringer to 10934 Creekbridge Place, San Diego, CA 92128. Butler County chapter attending Cincinnati Reds game On Thursday, Aug. 14, at 7:10 p.m., the Butler County alumni, family and parents are taking in a night at the Great American Ballpark as the Cincinnati Reds take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. The group is meeting at Red Legs Landing, an open-air patio, before the game. Tickets are limited. R.S.V.P. by July 23 to Taunja Kruckeberg at alumni@xu.edu or call 800 344-4698, option 5. Chicago Chapter golf outing and dinner On Saturday, Aug. 16, at 12:30 p.m., Chicago alumni, friends and parents are gathering at the Tamarack Golf Club for a day of golf, food and fun. Registration/lunch begins at 12:30 p.m., golf begins at 1:30 p.m. and is followed by a reception and dinner. Soft spikes and proper golf attire required. Tamarack Golf Club is located at 24032 Royal Worlington, Naperville, IL 60564. Akron/Canton chapter baseball game On Sunday, Aug, 17, at 2:05 p.m., the Akron/Canton chapter alumni, friends and parents are taking in a night at the ballpark to watch the minor league Akron Aeros take on the Altoona Curve at Canal Park. Cost is $15 for dinner and the game. R.S.V.P. as soon as possible to Taunja Kruckeberg at alumni@xu.edu or call 800 344-4698, option 5. Baltimore and Washington, D.C., chapters crab feast On Sunday, Aug. 17, from 5:00 p.m.-7:00 p.m., alumni, family and friends of the Baltimore and Washington, D.C., chapters are gathering for an evening of crab, corn, hush puppies, soup, soda and draft beer. The cost is $32 per person for an all-you-can-eat feast. R.S.V.P. by Monday, Aug. 11, to Mary Ann Wilcox at mwoodford@home.com or call 410 772-0570. San Francisco chapter golf outing, summer picnic and swim party On Saturday, Aug. 23, at 1:00 p.m., alumni, friends and family from the San Francisco chapters are gathering for a day of golf, food and swimming at the Moraga Country Club. The club features a par-71 golf course with a slope rating of 128. It also has an Olympic-sized swimming pool and a hot tub. R.S.V.P. by Friday, Aug. 8, to the national alumni association at 800 344-4698, option 5. Alumni, friends and family invited to see the Cincinnati Reds vs. the Philadelphia Phillies for one of the last games played at Veterans’ Stadium On Sunday, Sept. 21, the Xavier Alumni Association invites east coast alumni chapters to "Slide into home " for a final opportunity to see the Cincinnati Reds take on the Philadelphia Phillies at Veterans’ Stadium. There are only a few games before the Phillies move to their new stadium. Alumni, family and friends in the Baltimore, Delaware Valley, Metro New York, Northern New Jersey and Washington, D.C. alumni chapters are invited to participate. The game starts at 1:35 p.m. and seats are in the upper level between home and first. Veterans’ Stadium is celebrating fan appreciation day with giveaways for fans. Tickets cost $14 per person and must be ordered by Friday, Sept. 5. Tickets are limited and can be ordered at www.xu.onlinecommunity.com/cgi-any/calendar_show.dll/display?sitename=XUAA&id=295. For more information, contact the national alumni association at 800 344-4698, ext. 5. For more information about any of these events, contact Taunja Kruckeberg at alumni@xu.edu or call 800 344-4698, option 5.