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January 2014

Big Ten Club
Master Schedule


Click on event name to RSVP

Date

Event

Location

Notes

January 18, 2014

NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

StubHub Center on the campus of California State University Dominguez Hills

18400 S. Avalon Blvd.

Carson, CA 90746

BTC members can get up to 4 free tickets, email treasurer@bigtenclub.com, tickets are limited so act today!

February 5, 2014

Board of Directors’ Meeting

Billingsley’s

11326 W Pico Blvd

West Los Angeles, 90064

Open to members

March 16, 2014

B1G TEN Basketball Championship Game

TBD

Location TBD, stay posted for further details

March 22, 2014

Lights Camera Cure

Avalon Theater

1735 Vine St.

Los Angeles, CA 90028

Help fight pediatric cancer, sponsored by Big Ten, tickets on sale in February


President's Letter

Message from BTC President – Robert Webb

Big Ten Club Members:

What a treat this last month has been for Big Ten Club Members: the Rose Bowl Game, the Rose Bowl Tour, the Holiday Party, Float Decorating, the Hall of Fame Luncheon, the Pub Crawl, and the BCS National Championship Game. I am proud to say that for a 14th year in a row the club was able to provide at least 2 Rose Bowl tickets to any member who paid their dues on time. 

Big thanks to the Executive Committee and Board of Directors for working so hard to make December special for our members. 

2013-14 B1G TEN Football
Congratulations to Michigan State on their 24-20 win over Stanford at the 100th Rose Bowl.  
Congratulations to Nebraska on their 24-19 win over Georgia at the Gator Bowl. 
But remember, all schools are currently tied for 1st in the 2014-15 football season.

2013-14 B1G TEN Basketball
The Big Ten is the strongest college basketball conference. With 7 teams in the Top 25, everyone has great games to look forward this winter.

1/18 - NFLPA Collegiate Bowl 
As a Big Ten Club member you have access to free tickets to the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. Click Here for more information. If you are interested in tickets, email Alvin - treasurer@bigtenclub.com. Tickets are limited, so act quickly.

3/22 - Light Camera Cure - Pediatric Cancer Benefit
The Hollywood Dance Marathon, a benefit to fight pediatric cancer, will take place on Sunday 3/23/14. The Big Ten club is proud to be a sponsor of this event, which is produced by the Penn State LA Alumni. We invite teams from our Big Ten Schools to sign up and raise funds for Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Hershey Children's Hospital. More info at www.LightsCameraCure.com.

As always, I would like to welcome our new members to the Big Ten Club Family and also thank our renewing members for their continual support. Click Here to Join/Renew.

Want to get involved with the club?  The next Board of Directors meeting is 2/5. Members are welcome to attend 

Upcoming Big Ten Club Events
Jan 18th - NFLPA Collegiate Bowl - email treasurer@bigtenclub.com
Feb 5th - Board of Directors Meeting
March 16th B1G TEN Basketball Championship Game
March 22nd - Lights Camera Cure
March/April - LA Foodbank 
April/May - Person of the Year

Go B1G TEN

Robert Webb
President – Big Ten Club of Southern California
president@bigtenclub.com
858-722-4574
Wisconsin Alumni



Upcoming Club Events

NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

January 18, 2014

StubHub Center on the campus of California State University Dominguez Hills

18400 S. Avalon Blvd.

Carson, CA 90746

Watch the best college football players showcase their skills and impress NFL scouts.

As a Big Ten Club member you have access to free tickets to the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl. Click Here for more information. If you are interested in tickets, email Alvin - treasurer@bigtenclub.com. Tickets are limited, so act quickly.

Click here to email Alvin today!

Attend the Q1 2014 Big Ten Club Directors' Meeting!!!


Wednesday, February 5, 2013

Billingsleys

11326 W Pico Blvd.

West Los Angeles 90064


RSVP here to the Q1 2014 Directors' Meeting!


Bring ideas, provide feedback and share insights

Great way for past Presidents, Officers and Directors to connect

 

Key Topics

Officers Reports

B1G TEN Basketball Championship Game, Lights Camera Cure, 

LA Foodbank, Person of the Year  

New Business/Old Business

Director Updates


When

6pm – 7pm:  Cash Bar, Networking, Mingling, Traffic Buffer

7pm – 9pm:  Meeting and Dinner

 

Add an Agenda Item

If you would like to add an item to the agenda please email Emily Sauter at secretary@bigtenclub.com by February 1st

 

Dinner Cost: $26 ($28.29 with Eventbrite fees)

Includes salad, potato, dessert, entree, and non-alcoholic drink.


Director Responsibilities

Directors are required to attend the board meetings. Schools are required to co-sponsor a Big Ten Club event every 2 years.

 

Director Update - Guidelines

Each director will have an opportunity to provide a 2 minute update at the end of the meeting.  Please limit comments to topics that are relevant to other schools or the BIG TEN CLUB. If you need additional time, add an agenda item.

 

Questions, Comments, Update Contact Information

 Emily Sauter secretary@bigtenclub.com

 

GO BIG TEN!


RSVP here to the Q1 2014 Directors' Meeting!


B1G TEN Basketball Championship Game
 

March 16, 2014



The Big Ten is the strongest college basketball conference. With 7 teams in the Top 25, everyone has great games to look forward this winter.


Join the Big Ten Club for a fun, exciting and friendly basketball viewing experience.

Save the Date
Sunday, March 16th 12pm

Location: Coming Soon

Keep your eyes out for our future emails for further details. 


Lights Camera Cure

Sunday, March 23rd 2pm - 8pm

The Big Ten club is proud to be a sponsor of this event, which is produced by the Penn State LA Alumni. We invite teams from our Big Ten Schools to sign up and raise funds for Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Hershey Children's Hospital


Lights Camera Cure: The Hollywood Dance Marathon is a 6-hour dance party/charity event at the historic Avalon Theater in the heart of Hollywood. The event features live entertainment (bands, musicians, DJ, etc.) performing for supporters who have signed up to dance and raise money and awareness for pediatric cancer research and treatment. Of course, the Hollywood locale is complete with a Red Carpet, celebrities & VIPs, a silent auction and more. The event is hosted by the Penn State Los Angeles Alumni Chapter (PSULA) and Lights Camera Cure, a 501(c)(3) tax-exempt charitable organization.

In its first two years, the event has donated over $100,000 to the Four Diamonds Fund at Penn State Hershey Children’s Hospital. This year, Lights Camera Cure is also partnering with Children's Hospital Los Angeles, a member of Children's Miracle Network Hospitals, to make this the first bicoastal dance marathon fundraiser.

No dance skills are required! Just a desire to help kids with cancer. SIGN UP TO DANCE TODAY!

WHEN: Sunday, March 23, 2014 - 2PM-8PM
WHERE: Avalon Hollywood, 1735 Vine St., Los Angeles, CA 90028
WHY: For the Kids (FTK)
WHO: Anyone who wants to help fight pediatric cancer!


SIGN UP TO DANCE TODAY!


Renew your Big Ten Club membership

Remember to renew your Big Ten Club Membership today for the 2013-2014 year to continue to take advantage of all the great benefits of membership, including Rose Bowl and BCS National Championship ticket access. Renew today! 

Top 10 Reasons to Join the Big Ten Club:
 
12.  Access to Rose Bowl Tickets, and this year also access to BCS National Championship 
       Tickets


11.  Annual Caucus Football Kickoff BBQ at the Tournament House (fka the Wrigley  

       Mansion)


10.  Network with like-minded Big-Ten-schooled transplants

9.    Socialize with like-minded Big-Ten-schooled good-looking    
       transplants

8.    Pick the winners in our "Finish of the Big Ten Contest" and win 2 free Rose Bowl 
       tickets

7.    Enjoy a private lunch with the Rose Parade Queen and Court at 
       the exclusive Valley Hunt Club

6.    Membership dues are only $15 (under 30 years old), $30 a year for 
       older folk, or VIP Life Membership for $450

5.    Attend the Club's Person of the Year Award Program - honorees 
       include 
Mark Murphy, Drew BreesBarry Alvarez, Bob    
       Hope, 
Franco Harris, Mark Spitz, John Wooden, Sherry Lansing
       Lloyd Carr, 
Archie Griffin, Tex Winter, Keith Jackson, Bob   
       Chapek, 
Hayden Fry and more...

4.    Help make a positive impact on the community with events like 
       the LA Food Bank and annual Toy Drive

3.    Celebrate our long standing relationship with Pasadena 
       Tournament of Roses Officials and enjoy special private events at 
       the Tournament House (fka the Wrigley Mansion)

2.    Access to Rose Bowl tickets, and this year also access to BCS National 
       Championship Tickets


1.    Become part of a vibrant and tradition rich organization founded 
       in 1933 to enjoy the camaraderie of good Big Ten people at 
       extraordinary Southern California events


Renew today and don't forget to spread the word about this extraordinary organization.


Big Ten Club Contact Cards
2012-13 version now available

Big Ten Club Members -- We printed new Club business cards for our members to have and pass out to interested parties and prospective members.  We also established a permanent BTC mailing address and phone number for contacts.  These cards are excellent for chance meetings and to get people interested in the Big Ten Club.  Send an email with your mailing address to secretary@bigtenclub.com and we'll send you some....help us spread the good word about the Big Ten Club!

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