CONTENTS: "University Row" of Chalet Tents at Spring Gold Cup (5/6)
Red Cross Ball at OAS Building (4/29)
The 2d Annual University Row at Spring Gold Cup Is Almost Here! (5/6)
As seen in the
Soon the tents will be pitched and the buses will be fueled. Ice will
be thrown into the coolers, garnishes will be sliced, kegs will be
tapped, and food will be grilled, cooked, sauteed, and baked. And
while ladies in hats no one has seen before and grown men in shorts
and ties place wagers, jockeys will calm their horses and rehearse
in their minds the races just ahead of them.
C'mon! It's time to get in the mood! Whether it's bright sunshine or
cloudy, whether the wind blows or hangs calm and quiet, the Races
will go on! And one way or another, Gold Cup is always a blast.
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Join the W & M tent at the 2d annual University Row of alumni tents
with UVa, Virginia Tech, James Madison University, and other local
Last year, over 150 alumni, friends, and family joined us as we made
our way to The Plains, Virginia. This year is the 75th running of
the Gold Cup, one of the most prestigious steeplechase races in the
country, and we expect the combined attendance at University Row
tents to exceed 500 people. We'll have great food, beverages (and
other libations), and, of course, great intercollegiate camaraderie!
W & M has two buses again this year, and we will be on the North Rail
again, which has been the central social location of Gold Cup for the
past several years.
To join in on the fun, simply send in your payment!
Your ticket includes:
o Round-trip bus transportation to and from Clarendon Grill
o Buffet lunch and snacks throughout the day;
o FULL OPEN BAR at Gold Cup; and
o Post-Gold Cup happy hour at Clarendon Grill with other schools
on "University Row."
Bus and Tent:
$80 per person ($75 for William and Mary alumni Chapter members)
$45 ($35 for W & M alumni Chapter members)
Tent-Only ticket holders are responsible for their own transportation
to and from Gold Cup. Car passes must be purchased in advance---there
are no day-of sales. Call the Gold Cup office at (540) 347-2612 for
details about car passes.
Send your resgistration and payment to:
Anne Abbruzzese `89
4820 Reservoir Road NW, No. 3
Washington, DC 20007
Please include your name, address, phone number, e-mail address,
the names of any guest(s), and reference this e-mail.
Questions, comments, concerns: Contact W & M Social Committee Vice
Chairman Annie Mitchell `96 at firstname.lastname@example.org or Chapter
President, John Fedewa `89 at email@example.com.
Red Cross Ball: An Evening with Friends at the OAS Building (4/29)
Join the Friends of the American Red Cross for "An Evening with
Friends" at the storied OAS Building!
As many of you know, this annual event is one of the most popular
black ties for young professionals in the DC area. It sells out
This year's Ball is a celebration of the 95th anniversary of the
National Capital Chapter. The event returns to the OAS Building, a
very popular venue and the home of the most successful American Red
Cross Balls to date. This year features a great selection of food
from restaurants around the DC area including
o The Cheesecake Factory,
o Daily Grill,
o Fresh Fields,
o Papa Razzi, and
o Sutton Place
. . . as well as a full open bar. Corporate sponsors list include
the Alliance of Automobile Manufacturers, the Lockheed Martin
Corporation, the Rosenthal Companies, Satyam Computer Services, and
Wilmer, Cutler & Pickering. A great dance band and a fabulous Silent
Auction have also been arranged.
For more see http://www.redcross.org/dc/ncc/events/friends/ or e-mail
Sarah McBrayer (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Tickets are just $75 in advance ($85 at the door, if available).
The 16th Annual Friends of the Red Cross Ball will be held on
Saturday, April 29, 2000, from 9:00pm to 1:00am at the Organization
of American States Building, 17th & Constitution Avenue NW.
DISCLAIMER: The preceding event messages were brought to you as a
service of the SCP to the public. The SCP receives no
consideration for such communications, and it accepts no
liability for matters relating to the administration of
Formed to promote community events, the SCP is a
501(c)(7) non-profit, non-stock Virginia corporation,
and SCP event proceeds benefit charity. Past SCP events
have been held at the Andrew W. Mellon Auditorium,
McLean Gardens, Mike Bakers, Hotel Washington,
Starboard (Dewey Beach), Thompsons Boat House, Rhodeside
Grill, Music City Roadhouse, King Pepper, Tortilla Coast,
Head's, Clarendon Grill, the National Museum of Women in
the Arts, and America at Union Station.