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Cornell Gatherings



August 1999 to August 2000
Upcoming events

Cedar Rapids
The Greater Cornell Club met Feb. 5 for a reception and watched a hockey game featuring the new team, the RoughRiders. Dan Bontrager ’90 and Kristi Robinson Bontrager ’92 coordinated the event.

A holiday tea was held at Methwick Manor on Dec. 7, hosted by CASA (Cornell Alumni Student Association).

Cornell College Club of Chicago held a picnic and attended Duke Ellington Night at Ravinia Music Festival on Aug. 29, 1999. President Les and Katrina Garner attended. Coordinated by Ann Holcomb Carlson ’55, honorary alum Diane Conklin, and Tom Jarom ’66.

A “Cornell Connections” after-work gathering Nov. 4 at Ranalli’s featured John McDonough, Chicago Cubs vice president for marketing and broadcasting. Coordinated by Mike Conklin ’69.

“Color Me Cornell,” the annual winter party, was held Feb. 26 at the Mars Gallery and recognized artists in the Chicagoland and professor emeritus Hugh Lifson. Hugh and Sue Lifson and President Les and Katrina Garner attended. Coordinated by Jodi Enger ’91, Liana Overly Allison ’89, Danielle Bright ’97, Charles Berg ’93, and Anna-Doretta Dilly ’90.

Lynn Luce ’91 coordinated a Feb. 22 after-work reception for the Cornell College Club of the Rockies, “The Mountain Toppers,” at Hemingway’s.

Beth Douma ’91 coordinated a picnic and Jazz in the Park concert in City Park on July 23.

Independence, Ohio
Alumni from Northeast Ohio met for brunch at LePetit Ballroom/Hilton Cleveland South on April 9. Walter Crow ’50 coordinated.

Joe Morton ’50 and honorary alumna Joy Gaarde Morton hosted a Valley of the Sun Club golf outing and dinner at Mountain Shadow’s Golf Club and Resort on Nov. 7.

The Mortons also coordinated a reception at Lombardi’s Restaurant followed by an evening at Actors Theater of Phoenix on March 23.

San Diego
A March 12 luncheon in the Alhambra Room at Balboa Park was coordinated by Duane Carlson ’55, Ann Holcomb Carlson ’55, Gene Brouillette ’63, and Linda Buresh Brouillette ’66.

President Les and Katrina Garner joined alumni March 4 for a luncheon and tour of Marie Selby Botanical Gardens with Marge Littell Schmiel ’41, followed by an evening reception at the home of Mark Tilton ’36 and Mabel Williams Tilton ’38 in Longboat Key, Fla.

St. Louis
On Sept. 19, Kim Luther ’72 and Jeanne Lamear Luther ’74 hosted the Cornell College Club of St. Louis at Busch Stadium.

Twin Cities
Alumni attended a picnic and ballgame June 18 at Midway Stadium. Coordinated by Rogene Pendleton ’97 and Steve Commers ’92.

Washington, D.C.
An after-work gathering at Capitol Hill Brewing Company was held Oct. 6. RJ Holmes ’99 and Martha Huizenga ’89 coordinated.

RJ Holmes also coordinated a Feb. 9 dinner at Bertolini’s Authentic Tratoria.


Upcoming Events

Cedar Rapids
The Greater Cornell Club will host Cornell Night at the Cedar Rapids Symphony on Nov. 18.

An Aug. 20 Night at Ravinia picnic and concert is being coordinated by Maureen McDermott Cox ’52 and honorary alum Diane Conklin.

Ski Outing on Feb. 10, 2001, at Copper Mountain, coordinated by Gary Thompson ’60.

Homecoming 2000
Sept. 29 to Oct. 1. Class Reunions: 1950, 1955, 1960, 1965, 1970, 1975, 1980, 1985, 1990, 1995.

Golden Alumni/Heritage Society Weekend
April 21-22, 2001.

Homecoming 2001
Oct. 5-6. Class Reunions: 1951, 1956, 1961, 1966, 1971, 1976, 1981, 1986, 1991, 1996.

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