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May 2014

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Master Schedule


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Date

Event

Location

Notes

May 14, 2014


Q2 Board of Directors’ Meeting

Alpine Village
Alpine Inn

833 W Torrance Blvd

Torrance, CA 90502

Open to all

May 28, 2014

Big Ten Club Mixer partnering with LA Tasters Foodie Group.

Season's 52 

10250 Santa Monica Blvd

Los Angeles, CA 90067 

Enjoy the newest wines in the house on one of the most amazing patios in Los Angeles to mingle with fellow Big Ten Club Alumni and LA Tasters members. 

July 3, 2014

Hollywood Bowl with Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers

Hollywood Bowl

Pre-show picnic at Camrose Park, RSVP before Friday May 16, co-sponsored with Penn State

August 3, 2014

Cubs / Dodgers Game

Dodger Stadium


Open to all



President's Letter


Message from BTC President – Robert Webb

Big Ten Club Members:

The Big Ten Club is an ever-evolving organization that offers traditional events while keeping a pulse on what toady's members are looking for.  I am really excited for the next 2 events as they represent this philosophy. 

On May 28th, we will be hosting a Big Ten Club mixer in partnership with the LA Tasters Foodie Social Group.  This event is only $20 ($25 at the door) and includes flatbreads, wine, mini desserts, and is a great way to interact with other Big Ten Club members and foodies.

On July 3rd the club is continuing its annual tradition of hosting a picnic at the Hollywood Bowl before watching the patriotic music, fireworks, and special guest Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers.  The deadline to purchase tickets is May 16th.   

I hope to see you folks at these upcoming events and Happy Mothers Day weekend.

5/28 - Big Ten Club Mixer (partnering with LA Tasters)

5:30 - 8:30 PM
Big Ten Club is partnering with LA Tasters Foodie Social Group at their monthly wine and food social mixer at  Seasons 52
 in Century City.  Come enjoy generous wine pours, flatbreads, dessert minis, 3 hours of complimentary parking and a raffle  — all for $20, which includes tax and tip plus a portion of every ticket goes to a local food bank, making it the best deal in town to mix, mingle and help others. Tickets will be $25 at the door.   

7/3 - Hollywood Bowl (Tickets must be purchased by 5/16)

5 PM Pre-Concert Picnic      7 PM Concert
Grab some friends, show up early, bring a bottle of wine & a picnic basket, and enjoy the company of good Midwestern schooled folk.  This annual celebration includes patriotic music, special guest stars Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers, and awesome fireworks.   

8/3 - Big Ten Day at Dodger Stadium - Cubs vs. Dodgers

12 PM - 4 PM
Bring your family and friends to Big Ten Day at Dodger Stadium!  Mix & mingle with other Big Ten folks as we enjoy an afternoon of baseball watching the Cubs!  Our seats are right next to the Cubs bullpen!

8/9 -  Big Ten Beach Party – SAVE THE DATE
Join the Big Ten Club, Big Ten Alumni and Friends 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 have over 150 people!! 

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 5/14. 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
Wisconsin Alumni



Upcoming Club Events

Wednesday, May 14   6:00 - 9:00 PM


2014 Q2 Board of Directors' Meeting


Attend the Big Ten Club Directors' Meeting!

RSVP for the Q2 Board of Directors' Meeting Today!


NEW LOCATION

Alpine Village - Alpine Inn

833 W Torrance Blvd

Torrance, CA 90502


Bring ideas, provide feedback and share insights

Great way for past Presidents, Officers and Directors to connect

Key Topics

  • Officers Reports
  • Summer Events (Hollywood Bowl, Beach Party, Caucus, Cubs Game)
  • 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 Lisa Winger at secretary@bigtenclub.com by May 1st

Dinner Cost: $24 ($26.19 with Eventbrite fees)

Includes salad, bread, entree, and coffee.


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

Lisa Winger secretary@bigtenclub.com

GO BIG TEN!

RSVP for the Q2 Board of Directors' Meeting Today!


Wednesday, May 28  5:30 - 8:30 PM

Wine + Food + Raffle + Socializing = FUN!!

Big Ten Club Night!

LA Tasters Foodie Group

Meet Big Ten Club Alumni and Celebrate Wednesday with LA Tasters @ Seasons 52


RAFFLE PRIZES
 
PLUS Flatbreads and mini desserts..  YUM!!!
Donation from each ticket goes to local food bank
 

$20 Wine, Food, Raffle, 
Tax AND Tip

($25 at the door)

Seasons 52 Fresh Grill and Wine Bar in Century City hosted by LA Tasters.  Enjoy the newest wines in the house on one of the most amazing patios in Los Angeles to mingle with fellow Big Ten Club Alumni and LA Tasters members. 

WHY SHOULD YOU JOIN IN THE FUN?

  • ALL INCLUSIVE price (includes food, wine, gratuity, and tax)
  • Complimentary 3 hour parking
  • Raffle for a bottle of wine to take home and other Big Ten Club swag
  • GENEROUS WINE POURS!
  • A FUN opportunity to mingle with fellow alumni and foodies in a casual and sophisticated atmosphere
  • Donation from each ticket sold to local food bank
  • An award-winning wine list 
  • Seasonally-inspired food choices 

 

LA Tasters Help Fight Hunger in our Neighborhood

LA Tasters happily works to help stop hunger in Los Angeles through donations from events and volunteering at local food banks.




Thursday, July 3rd  
5 PM Pre-Concert Picnic      7 PM Concert

July 3rd Fireworks Spectacular with Steve Martin and Steep...

July 3rd Fireworks Show at the Hollywood Bowl with Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers

RSVP for the Hollywood Bowl Concert Today!

Hollywood Bowl

2301 N Highland Ave.

Los Angeles, CA 90068

Grab some friends, show up early, bring bottle of wine & a picnic basket, and enjoy the company of good Midwestern schooled folk.

This annual celebration includes patriotic music, special guest star Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers, and awesome fireworks. Co-sponsored with Penn State Alumni of LA.

Pre-Concert Picnic - 5pm-7pm

Location: Camrose Park - we have tables reserved directly adjacent to the Hollywood Bowl parking lot.

BTC will provide: limited Hor d'oeuvres and beverages

Ticket Pick-up: Tickets will be distributed during the Pre-Concert Picnic

Concert - 7:30pm - 10pm

Seat Location: 'Super Seats', Section H & J1

Tickets: Ticket priority is based on sale date. Purchase tickets together to ensure adjacent seating

MUST RSVP by 1pm on Friday, May 16th.

Questions? Len Roth, Event Chairman, 818-609-7575 x242, fnclpro@aol.com

RSVP for the Hollywood Bowl Concert Today!


Sunday, August 3
12 PM - 4 PM

Cubs vs. Dodgers

Cubs v. Dodgers Baseball Game

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




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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