Alumni Club of Chicago Board Digest | October 2016

Below are the top 5 items we need you as an Alumni Club of Chicago Board Director to know:

1. Acknowledgements

2. Schedule of Board Meetings

3. Volunteer Opportunities

4. Action Item - Help at home

5. UChicago Fun 

1.  Acknowledgments - Thank you to our board directors making an impact!

Thank you to John Smetanka, AB'71, NaYoung Lee, AB'02, and Charles Chuman, AB'03 for a fantastic Cocktails and Career event.

Thank you Charmaine Owens, MLA'98 for leading the Garfield Park Conservatory tour and uploading photos to Facebook. Check out the album here>>>

Thank you to Marcus Wolfe, AM'13 for leading the Stony Island Arts Bank tour and sumbitting photos to Communication Committee to post on FaceBook. Check out the album here>>>

Thank you to Wolfgang Connell, AB'14 and Ashlee B. Gabrysch, AB'07,MPP'13 for all your work on Pheonixfest 2017. Check out the album here>>> 

Again-thank you to Oscar Anderson, AB'70 and Charmaine Owens, MLA'98 for overseeing and managing all the Alumni Club of Chicago programs.

2. Schedule of Board Meetings

All meetings are at Union League Club unless noted and if you cannot be present in person you can participate by conference call.

Monday, November 14 - RSVP yes or no if you haven't already (so we know how much catering to get)

Tuesday, January 10

Monday, March 13

Monday, April 10 – Nomination Meeting will be held at the Skadden Law Offices

Tuesday, May 9 


3. Volunteer Opportunities

Homecoming volunteer at the Alumni Association tent | Saturday, October 15
We are looking to fill three one hour shifts at the Alumni Association tent passing out swag, connecting with alumni, friends and family and enjoying the beautiful fall day! You will receive a fun UChicago swag from me if you register to volunteer and a complimentary entrance to the event.

Homecoming Shifts 

11 am- Noon; one person

Noon-1 pm; one person

1-2 pm; one person

Email Amy Weber with your shift choice by Thursday, October 13.

Volunteer with University Community Service Center 

Browse the following to learn about opportunities >>

4. Action Item

Get the Word Out
Can't make it out to an event. Help by share one of the following messages with your alumni community by cutting and pasting the following information and sharing on your social media channels or send an email!


Dinner with 12 Maroons

Historic Chicago Bar Walking Tour

Harper Lecture 


5. UChicago Fun

South Side History Bike Tour Fall 2016
Join the annual bike tour led by Undergraduate Dean John Boyer. Register here>> 


Event Calendar
Planning an event? Check out the calendar for open dates.