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Cornell Gatherings
August 2000 to August 2001



On Campus
• Homecoming, Sept. 29-Oct. 1.
• Golden Alumni/Heritage Society Weekend, April 20-21.

Greater Cornell Club
• Cornell Night at the Symphony: Pre-concert reception followed by Cedar Rapids Symphony Concert, Nov. 18.
• RoughRiders hockey game/reception, Feb. 9, coordinated by Roger Stigers ’59 but canceled due to blizzard!
• Cornell Golf Outing, June 11, Hunter’s Ridge Golf Course, Marion, Iowa.

Boca Raton/Deerfield Beach, Fla.
• Reception at the Hilton Hotel, Jan. 14. Special guest: Charles Milhauser, professor and registrar emeritus and Cornell Report columnist. Coordinated by Sheila Kruse Boyce ’85.

Cornell College Club of Chicago
• “Any Swing Goes” pre-concert picnic at the Ravinia Music Festival, Aug. 20, 2000. Committee: honorary alumna Diane Conklin and Maureen McDermott Cox ’52. President Les and Katrina Garner attended.
• Fourth Annual “Cornell Connections,” Nov. 15. “Networking the Campus and Beyond” with guest Jim Brown, associate dean of the college. Coordinated by Mike Conklin ’69.
• Annual Winter Party, “Kicking Off St. Patrick’s Day,” March 3, with a performance by Joey Larkin ’96 with his band The Larkin Brothers and Terry Moran. Coordinated by Ellen King ’00 and Tony Ricchiuto ’00. President Les and Katrina Garner attended.

Alumni director Ruth Keefe Miller ’66, Mary Tepley Squire ’82, Jodi Enger ’91, and Tony Ricchiuto ’00 (left to right) visited during the Cornell College Club of Chicago’s annual Winter Gala. Joey Larkin ’96 performed with his band, The Larkin Brothers and Terry Moran.

• Recent Grad Event, June 28, Fado Irish Pub. Coordinated by Anna-Doretta Dilley ’90.
• Night at Ravinia with the Boston Pops, picnic and concert, Aug. 19, 2001. Committee: honorary alumna Diane Conklin and Mike Conklin ’69, Maureen McDermott Cox ’52 and Tom Cox ’52, Jodi Enger ’91, and Barb Schultz ’71.


Dallas/Fort Worth
• Evening reception at the home of Forrest Hicks ’68 and Sydney Smith Hicks ’69, April 9.

• Cornell College Club of the Rockies held a ski outing Feb. 10 at Copper Mountain. Coordinated by Gary Thompson ’60 and Lynn Luce ’91.

Among the Cornellians who skied Copper Mountain in February were (back row, left to right) Dean Keefe ’59, Phil Winslow ’61, Larry Laughery ’60, Gary Thompson ’60; (front row) Stan Black ’68 and Lynn Luce ’91.

Des Moines
• Reception at Terrace Hill, the governor’s mansion, Nov. 2. Special Guest: The Rev. Richard Thomas, professor emeritus and first chairperson of the Terrace Hill Authority. Coordinated by Lu Ann White ’78. President Les and Katrina Garner attended.
• Picnic and ball game, Iowa Cubs, July 21.

• Day at the Races, Turf Paradise Racetrack, April 7. Racing tips provided by Tom Cox ’52, coordinated by Joe Morton ’50 and Joy Gaarde Morton, honorary alumna. President Les and Katrina Garner attended.

Quad Cities
• Reception at Tournament Players Club at Deere Run, Silvis, Ill., hosted by Bob Bruns ’81, general manager and director of golf, March 25. Coordinated by Ruth Brown Ward ’82.

Twin Cities
• “Twin Cities Connections,” wine tasting and hors d’oeuvres party, Flanders Gallery, Minneapolis, March 30. Special guest: Associate Professor of Art Tony Plaut ’78. Coordinated by Julia Gutz ’88. President Les and Katrina Garner attended.

Washington, D.C.
• Gathering at the Annual Labor Day Concert, Kennedy Center, Sept. 3. Coordinated by RJ Holmes ’99.


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