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January 2013

  Alumni Events

Alumni Day at BC Basketball
Saturday, Jan. 5, 2 p.m.
Conte Forum, Lower Campus, Boston College
New Athletic Director Brad Bates and game analyst Malcolm Huckaby '94 will share their thoughts on the current basketball season and the future of BC Athletics. Fans can also enjoy a pregame reception and cheer on the Eagles as they face the NC State Wolfpack.
» Purchase tickets at

BC versus BU
Women's Basketball Game and Team Meet and Greet Sponsored by CWBC
BC vs. Duke, Sunday, Jan. 6, 1 p.m.
Conte Forum, Lower Campus, Boston College

Cheer on our Women's Basketball team as they take on ACC rival Duke. Players and coaches will host a meet and greet and an autograph session following the game. All are welcome.
» Click here to purchase tickets using promo code CWBC; tickets will be $3/each with this code.

basketball Alumni Skating with Baldwin
Saturday, Jan. 19, ice times: 1:30–3 p.m.; 4–5:30 p.m.
Conte Forum, Lower Campus, Boston College

Take a spin on the ice in Conte Forum with Baldwin at this skating party for the whole family.
» Please register at

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Cadigan Alumni Center, Brighton Campus, Boston College
Discover what you don't know—but should—about retirement and other life-planning topics in an engaging three-part series. Join the Boston College Shaw Society and the BC Alumni Association for any of these free sessions featuring our alumni experts.

Making Retirement Work
Tuesday, March 12, 6–8 p.m.; free
» For program details and registration, please visit

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Caring for the CaregiverCaring for the Caregiver with Professor Melissa Kelley of the School of Theology and Ministry
Saturday, Feb. 9, 9 a.m.–12 noon (Snow date: Feb. 16)
Cadigan Alumni Center, Brighton Campus, Boston College

This event is geared for all those who care for others, be it parents of children with special needs, adults caring for aging/ill parents or other loved ones, those caring for people with illness, and for anyone who cares for others in any way. This morning's program will affirm the helping ministry you are engaged in and offer practical ways of taking care of yourself as you care for others.
» Click here to register.

More Spirituality events...

Meeting Jesus in Your Life with James Martin, SJ
Thursday, Feb. 28, 6:30–8 p.m.; $10 per person
A dessert reception will immediately follow. Guests welcome.
Wallace Hall at St. Ignatius Loyola Church, 980 Park Ave. at 84th St., New York, N.Y.

» Click here to register.

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MLK Scholarship Ceremony31st Annual Martin Luther King, Jr., Scholarship Ceremony
Monday, Feb. 4, 5–7:30 p.m.
Robsham Theater Arts Center, Lower Campus, Boston College
The 2013 scholarship winner will be announced on Feb. 4 at a ceremony featuring speaker Dr. Clayborne Carson, the Ronnie Lott Director, the Martin Luther King, Jr., Research & Education Institute, Stanford University. All are welcomed to attend. A complimentary reception will follow the ceremony.
» Attendance is free. Registration is required. Click here to register. Contact Eva Maynard for more information

More Affinity events...

Women's Ice Hockey Game and Team Skate sponsored by the CWBC
BC Women's Hockey vs. UConn
Sunday, Jan. 27, 3 p.m.; free event
Conte Forum, Lower Campus, Boston College

» RSVP to Please include the number of fans in your party as well as the number of skaters. Please bring your own skates, and helmets are also required.

John A. Dinneen, S.J., Hispanic Alumni Community Service Award
Nominations are being accepted until Thursday, Jan. 31.
This award is given annually to an outstanding member of the BC alumni community.
» Click here for more information.

E2E: Connecting Eagles to Eagles, sponsored by the CWBC
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 6–8:30 p.m.
Shea Room, Conte Forum, Lower Campus, Boston College

An opportunity for former female student-athletes to meet and mentor current female student-athletes.
» Alumnae interested in participating can contact

Tribute Dinner Kickoff Reception/Market Perspectives Series
Wednesday, Feb. 6, 6 p.m., registration; 6:30 p.m., program
Waldorf Astoria, Empire Room, 301 Park Ave., New York, N.Y.

» For more information, please contact

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Old FilthNewton College Book Club: Jane Gardam's Old Filth (fiction)
Monday, Jan. 14, 7 p.m.
Cadigan Alumni Center, Brighton Campus, Boston College

» For more information and to register, contact Ashley Driscoll at 617-552-8464.

More class events...

Class of 1957—BC vs. Yale Hockey Game and Pregame Reception
Friday, Jan. 4, 5 p.m., reception; 7 p.m., hockey game
Murray Room, Yawkey Center, Conte Forum, Boston College

» For more information, call Fabia Denaro at 617-552-1528.

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GE Innovation CenterMinnesota Chapter Career and Professional Development Night
Monday, Jan. 7, 5:30–7:30 p.m.
GE's Vehicle Innovation Center, 3 Capital Drive, Eden Prairie, Minn.

» Click here to register.

More regional events...

Atlanta Chapter Alumni Planning Meeting
Tuesday, Jan. 8, 7 p.m.
Gordon Biersch, 3242 Peachtree Road NE, Buckhead, Atlanta, Ga.
» If you are unable to attend, but still want to get involved with future events, please contact Ann Marie Purr '04 at

Southwest Florida Chapter Luncheon at Carraba's
Monday, Jan. 13, noon–1:30 p.m.; $16 per person
Carraba's, 4320 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, Fla.
» RSVP to Diane Van Parys '80 at

21st Annual Baseball Night In Boston
Wednesday, Jan. 23, 6 p.m.
Fenway Park, State Street Pavilion, Boston
Tickets are $150 and include food and beer and wine. All proceeds directly support the Boston College baseball team.
» For tickets, contact Travis DeMar of the Flynn Fund, or via phone at 617-552-0704.

Fairfield County Soup Kitchen Service Event
Saturday, Jan. 26, 11:15 a.m.
New Covenant House of Hospitality, 90 Fairfield Ave., Stamford, Conn.
» For more information, contact Stephen Earner.

Cleveland Chapter Eighth Annual Family Mass and Breakfast
Sunday, Feb. 3; 11 a.m., Mass; 12 noon, brunch
St. Francis Chapel, John Carroll University, 20700 N. Park Blvd., University Heights, Cleveland, Ohio
» For more information, click here, or call 617-552-4700.

Fairfield County Beanpot Game Watches
Mondays, Feb. 4 and 11, time TBA
Tavern on 7, 611 Main Avenue, Norwalk, Conn.
» For more information, contact Stephen Earner.

Chicago Chapter: A Guided Tour of the Art Institute of Chicago
Thursday, Feb. 7, 6 p.m.
Art Institute of Chicago, 36 South Wabash Ave., Chicago, Ill.
» Contact Lauren Peterson '03 to RSVP.

Boston College vs. Boston Red Sox Spring Exhibition Game
Thursday, Feb. 21
Jetblue Park, 11500 Fenway S. Dr., Fort Myers, Fla.
» For more information, click here, or call 617-552-4700.

Visit your regional chapter websites for more events and information.

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