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July 2014

Big Ten Club Master Schedule

Click on event name to RSVP

Date

Event

Location

Notes

August 3, 2014

Cubs / Dodgers Game

Dodger Stadium


Open to all


August 9, 2014

Big Ten Beach Party

Santa Monica


Open to all


August 13, 2014

Q3 Board of Directors’ Meeting



Alpine Village
Alpine Inn

833 W Torrance Blvd

Torrance, CA 90502


Open to all


 August 23, 2014 Big Ten Football Kickoff Party – Road to the Rose Bowl Tournament of Roses
Wrigley Mansion

391 South Orange Grove Blvd

Pasadena, CA 91184

 Open to all


President's Letter

Message from BTC President – Robert Webb

Big Ten Club Members:

The Big Ten just got BIGGER!!  Congratulations to Rutgers and Maryland on joining the Big Ten Conference.  Both schools bring rich tradition, high caliber alumni, and an opportunity for The Big Ten Club to grow.  I couldn’t be more excited.

As Big Ten Club Members, please help spread the word to Rutgers and Maryland alumni about our organization.  Click here for the Top Big Ten Reasons to join the Big Ten Club of Southern California.

Big thank you to Len Roth and Gary Werkheiser for once again hosting The Big Ten 4th of July Celebration at the Hollywood Bowl.  Over 50 BTC members came together to eat, drink, laugh, and celebrate our great nation.  

I am very excited to announce the Big Ten Football Kickoff Party – Road to the Rose Bowl (68th Caucus) on Saturday Aug 23rd.  This event brings Big Ten Club and Tournament of Roses members together to celebrate the start of college football at the historic Wrigley Mansion in Pasadena.  I am very excited to announce updates to this year’s program   

  • 11am - 1pm –  Indoor and Outdoor Activities
    • Networking
    • Football Tailgate Style Buffet including drinks
    • College Football Highlight Videos
    • Tour of the Wrigley Mansion
    • Outdoor Games for kids and adults
  • 1pm – 2pm – Indoor Program
    • Remarks from TOR, BTC, Special Guest (TBA)
    • Raffle Prize

 
With College Football less than 2 months away, the Big Ten Club has 2 other great events in August to satisfy your Big Ten appetite.  Check out the detail below:



8/3 - Big Ten Day at Dodger Stadium - Cubs vs. Dodgers
12 - 4 PM  Ticket Deadline 7/13
Bring your family and friends to Big Ten Day at the Dodgers Stadium!  Enjoy the Cubs vs. Dodgers game and mix & mingle with other Big Ten folks!  Our seats are right next to the Cubs bullpen!  Reserve your seats today!

8/9 - 7th Annual Big Ten Beach Party
1 - 4 PM
Join the Big Ten Club for some beach and bar fun.  With football season just around the corner, this event is a great way to reinvigorate the Big Ten spirit and rivalry.  Last year we had over 150 people!  Sign up today!

As always, I would like to welcome our new members to the Big Ten Club family, and to thank our renewing members for their continual support. Click here to join/renew.

Want to get involved with the club?  The next Board of Director's Meeting is 8/13. Members are welcome to attend.  RSVP today!
 
Go B1G TEN!

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


UPCOMING CLUB EVENTS

Sunday, August 3

12 PM - 4 PM

Cubs vs. Dodgers Baseball Game

Cubs vs. Dodgers

Bring your family and friends to Big Ten Day at the Dodgers Stadium! 
Enjoy the Dodgers vs. Cubs game and mix & mingle with other Big Ten folks!  
Our seats are right next to the Cubs bullpen!




Saturday, August 9

7th Annual Big Ten Club Beach Party


Join the Big Ten Club in Santa Monica for some beach and bar fun.
With football season just around the corner, this event is a great way to reinvigorate
the Big Ten spirit and rivalry. Last year we had over 150 people!!

The day starts at the beach with games, music, and great tanning weather.
Afterwards we will be walking to a local bar for some fun!!




Saturday, August 23
11 AM - 2 PM

Big Ten Football Kickoff Party – Road to the Rose Bowl


Join Big Ten Club and Tournament of Roses members to celebrate the start of college football at the historic Wrigley Mansion in Pasadena.  

Come to mingle with fellow big ten alumni, enjoy a football tailgate style buffet including drinks, tour the Wrigley Mansion, and play outdoor games for both kids and adults.




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

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 (aka the Wrigley Mansion)

2.    Access to Rose Bowl 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
2014-15 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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