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March 2013

 
  Alumni Events
WCTC West Coast Tech Council Panel Discussion and Reception
Wednesday, March 6, 6:30 p.m. registration; 7 p.m. panel discussion
Garden Court Hotel, 520 Cowper Street, Palo Alto, Calif.

» Click here to register.







laetare Laetare Sunday
Sunday, March 10, 9:30 a.m.
Conte Forum, Lower Campus, Boston College

Join us as University President William P. Leahy, S.J., presides over the 62nd celebration of Laetare Sunday. Brunch will immediately follow Mass, with seating by class year. Guest speaker will be BC's new head football coach, Steve Addazio.
» For more information and to register, visit bc.edu/laetare.




Career BC Alumni Career Conference: Leveraging Today's Job Market
Thursday, May 2, 9 a.m.–4 p.m.
Room 100, Gasson Hall, Middle Campus, Boston College

This day-long program is geared for alumni who are looking to make a job transition, change career fields, or reenter the job market. Session topics will include networking, overcoming personal roadblocks to career success, changing careers, and negotiating compensation there will also be a panel discussion with corporate decision makers and a Q&A with Cindi Bigelow '82, CEO of Bigelow Tea.
» For more information and to register, click here.



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MORE EVENTS: SIGNATURE EVENTS | ALUMNI EDUCATION | AFFINITY GROUPS | REGIONAL AND CHAPTER

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SIGNATURE EVENTS

James BalogJames Balog '74 Discussion
Thursday, April 25, 7–9 p.m.
Room 008, Devlin Hall, Middle Campus, Boston College

Internationally renowned photographer James Balog '74 will kick off BC's annual Arts Festival by discussing and showing his Oscar–nominated film, Chasing Ice.


More signature events...

Boston College K-12 Education Career Fair
Wednesday, March 13, 3:30–7 p.m.
Heights Room, Corcoran Commons, Lower Campus, Boston College
» Click here to register and for additional information


GSSW Recruitment Fair
Friday, March 15, 11 a.m.–3 p.m.
Murray Room, Yawkey Center, Lower Campus, Boston College

» This event is open to GSSW students and alumni only, and IDs are required.


Sesquicentennial Concert at Symphony Hall
with Chris O'Donnell '92

March 23, 2–4 p.m., doors open at 1 p.m., $15; $10 for students, inclusive of fees
Symphony Hall, Boston, Mass.

The University Chorale, the Boston College Symphony Orchestra, BC bOp!, and the University Wind Ensemble will take the stage in Boston's Symphony Hall for a concert open to Boston College students, parents, alumni, friends, faculty, and staff. Actor and special guest Chris O'Donnell '92 will narrate Aaron Copland's "A Lincoln Portrait." ) are limited.
» Purchase tickets by clicking here or calling 888-266-1200.



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ALUMNI EDUCATION

Decision 2012FINANCIALLY FIT SERIES
Discover what you don't know—but should—about retirement and other life-planning topics. Join the Boston College Shaw Society and the BC Alumni Association for these free sessions available this month.


Making Retirement Work

Tuesday, March 12, 6–8 p.m.; free
Cadigan Alumni Center, Brighton Campus, Boston College


Estate Planning for Everyone
Wednesday, March 27, 10 a.m.–noon; free
Room 100, Gasson Hall, Middle Campus, Boston College

» For program details and registration, please visit bc.edu/shawevents.


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AFFINITY GROUPS

CWBCContinuing the Journey: Managing Your Career in Times of Transition
Thursday, March 7, 8:30 a.m.–4 p.m.
Murray Room, Yawkey Athletics Center, Lower Campus, Boston College

» Click here to register and for more CWBC programming.


More Affinity events...


Portugal, Jesuits, and Japan: Spiritual Beliefs and Earthly Goods
Museum reception and private exhibition Viewing sponsored by The Council for Women of Boston College
Thursday, March 14, 6–8 p.m.
The McMullen Museum of Art, Devlin Hall, Middle Campus, Boston College

» RSVP with your name and class year to Jennifer Sacks. Space is limited.


Career Paths and Journeys as told by Boston College Alumnae
Sponsored by the Lynch School of Education and The Council for Women of Boston College
Thursday, March 21, 6:30–8:30 p.m.
Cadigan Alumni Center, Brighton Campus, Boston College

» Click here to register and for more CWBC programming.


Networks, Mentors, & Sponsors: Finding and Leveraging Relationships to Help Guide and Progress Your Career
Sponsored by The Council for Women of Boston College and The Graduate Women in Business
Tuesday, March 26, 5–7 p.m.
Murray Room, Yawkey Athletics Center, Lower Campus, Boston College

» RSVP with your name and class year to Jennifer Sacks.


Alumni Reception during Romero Scholarship Weekend
Friday, April 5, 6–9 p.m.
BC Club, 100 Federal Street, Boston, Mass.

All over 21 are welcome! Registration is $20 per person and includes Latin music hors d'oeuvres and a cash bar.
» Register by clicking here. If you have any questions, contact Eva Maynard at 617-552-4757.


The Boston College Archbishop Oscar A. Romero Scholarship Ceremony
Saturday, April 6, 6–11 p.m.
Murray Room, Yawkey Athletics Center, Lower Campus, Boston College

» Contact Eva Maynard to register. For more information, call 617-552-4757.


Wall Street Council Tribute Dinner
Thursday, April 25, reception 6:30 p.m., dinner 7:30 p.m.
The Waldorf=Astoria, Grand Ballroom, Park Avenue at 50th St., New York, N.Y.
» Click here for more information.


Arts Council Awards Celebration and Reception at the 15th Annual Arts Festival
Friday, April 26, 4–6:30 p.m.
Tent on Stokes Commons, Middle Campus, Boston College

» Contact Eva Maynard to register. For more information, call 617-552-4757.


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CLASS EVENTS

1961Class of 1961 Annual Mass and Dinner
Saturday, April 27
2101 Commonwealth Avenue, Brighton Campus, Boston College

» Click here to register.





More class events...


Naples-Area Newton College Luncheon
Saturday, March 23, noon–2 p.m.
Eagle Creek Golf & Country Club, 11 Cypress View Drive, Naples, Fla.
Hosted by Bonnie Walsh Stoloski NC'59

» Click here to register.

Washington, DC; Virginia; and Maryland Regional Newton College Spring Tea
Sunday, April 14, 1–3 p.m.
Hamilton House, Stone Ridge School of the Sacred Heart, 9101 Rockville Pike, Bethesda, Md.

» Click here to register.


Boston-Area Newton College Reception
Thursday, April 18, 6–8 p.m.
UpStairs on the Square, 91 Winthrop Street, Cambridge, Mass.
» Click here to register.


Long Island-Area Newton College Spring Tea
Sunday, April 21, 1:30–3:30 pm.
Home of Molly McHugh O'Grady NC'57, 104 Roxbury Road, Garden City, N.Y.
» Click here to register.


Save the Date—Class of 1959 Dinner and Theater
Thursday, April 25, Walsh Function Room and Robsham Theater, Lower Campus, Boston College
» For more information, please contact Fabia Denaro at 617-552-1528.


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REGIONAL AND CHAPTER EVENTS


Southwest Florida Southwest Florida Chapter: 35th Annual St. Patrick's Day Parade
Saturday, March 16, 9 a.m.
St. Ann's Catholic Church; luncheon to follow at the Inn on Fifth

» Click here to RSVP. Please contact JD Ingalls '89 at 239-398-4738 with any questions .


More regional events...


BC Northern California Chapter 6th Annual Laetare Sunday Gathering
Sunday, March 10, lunch/converation 1 p.m.; Mass 3:45 p.m.; wine and cheese reception immediately following
St. Ignatius College Preparatory, Orradre Courtyard and Chapel, 2001 37th Avenue, San Francisco, Calif.

Suggested donation of $10 to cover food costs
» RSVP to Paul Berens '00 or 617-877-9062.


Cape Cod Chapter: Irish Festival and Luncheon
Sunday, March 10, noon–3 p.m.
Daniel Webster Inn, 149 Main Street, Sandwich, Mass.
» RSVP to Brian Costello '67.


Southwest Florida Chapter Gathering to Kick off Parade Preparations
Friday, March 15, 6 p.m.
Boston Beer Garden, 2396 Immokalee Road, Naples, Fla.

» RSVP to Diane Van Parys '80.


Chicago Chapter BC Cares Saturday School Partnership
Saturday, March 16, 9:30 a.m.–12:30 p.m.
McCutcheon Elementary School, 4850 N. Kenmore in Uptown, Chicago, Ill.

Join fellow Eagles as we do fun, hands-on projects with students at McCutcheon Elementary!
» Please contact Kevin Convery '85 to sign up.


Dallas Chapter St. Patrick's Parade Annual Alumni, Family, and Friends Float
Saturday, March 16, 10 a.m.
Near Park Lane and Greenville Avenue, Dallas, Texas

» RSVP to Joseph Cancelliere '06.


Southwest Florida Chapter Cocktail Party
Sunday, March 24, 6–8 p.m.
Waterside Shops, Silver Spoon "Outside Bar," 5375 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, Fla.

Cash bar and food; come celebrate the season in Naples with fellow BC alumni, family, and friends!
» RSVP to Diane Van Parys '80


Fairfield County Chapter: Annual Spring Mass and Reception
Sunday, March 24, 11 a.m.
Fairfield University, Egan Chapel, 1073 North Benson Road, Fairfield, Conn.

» Click here to register.


Southwest Florida Chapter 15th Annual Boston College Golf Tournament
Monday, April 8, 1 p.m., $170
Quail Creek Country Club, 13300 Valewood Drive, Naples, Fla.

» Please contact Frank Garbarino '59 at 293-514-0769 or 239-440-3534.


Southwest Florida Chapter End of Season Luncheon
Tuesday, April 22, 11:30 a.m., $16
Carraba's, 3420 Tamiami Trail North, Naples, Fla.

» RSVP to Diane Van Parys '80


Boston College Washington, DC, Chapter Wounded Warriors Cookout
Wednesday, April 24, 4–8 p.m.
Walter Reed National Medical Center (WRNMC)
Wounded Warrior Cafe
8901 Wisconsin Avenue, Bethesda, Md.

» Click here to register.


Visit your regional chapter websites for more events and information.

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