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September 2013

Big Ten Club
Master Schedule

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September 18, 2013

Q3 Board of Directors Meeting

Billingsley’s Steak House

11326 W Pico Blvd.

Los Angeles, CA 90064

Back to Billingsley’s, Open to all

September 27, 2013

Big Ten Club Annual Cocktail Party

Rush Street
9546 Washington Blvd.
Culver City, CA 90232

Networking event, Open to all, Members-only raffle


Vice-President's Letter

Big Ten Club Members:
Congratulations to BTC President Kelly Reynolds and her husband Nathan on the birth of their first child, Marie Monica Reynolds!

Big thanks to Lisa Winger, who did an excellent job organizing the Cubs vs. Dodgers event on 8/26. Over 80 Big Ten Club members were in attendance.
September is here and Big Ten football excitement is in the air. I couldn’t be more excited for college football and the upcoming Big Ten Club events.  
9/27 – BTC Cocktail Party - Rush Street – Culver City
This is a great way to celebrate the start of Big Ten Conference football. This event is FREE, has prizes, and attracts well over 100 Big Ten alumni, friends, fans and family each year. Make sure you bring out any Big 10 grads you know!
9/30 – Membership Renewal Due Date
Show your support by renewing your Big Ten Club membership today. Dues are a reasonable $15/$30 and go a long way in keeping this great club up and running.
On Sale - BCS National Championship and Rose Bowl Ticket Packages
A limited number of ticket packages are currently on sale and are going fast. 
Become a fan of the BTC on Facebook  - Pictures, posts, and another great way to network
Upcoming Big Ten Club Events
12/7 – Big Ten Pub Crawl at Hermosa Beach
12/8 – Big Ten Holiday Party and BCS Selection Show
12/20 – Queen's Luncheon
Dec – Rose Bowl Tour
Dec – Rose Bowl Hall of Fame Luncheon
Dec – Rose Bowl Float Decorating
1/1 – Rose Bowl
1/6 – BCS National Championship Game
Want to get involved with the club? The next Board of Directors meeting is 9/18. Members are welcome to attend. Click here for more information or reach out to myself directly.

I am available, please feel free to reach out if you need anything.
Robert Webb
Vice President – Big Ten Club of Southern California
Wisconsin Alumni

Your Vice-President is available.  Feel free to reach out with questions, concerns, ideas, etc.

Upcoming Club Events

     Buy Rose Bowl and National Championship Tickets!

The Big Ten Club has started an exclusive sale of Rose Bowl and National Championship Tickets to members who have paid their 2013/2014 dues. Make sure to buy your tickets right away, because they will sell out quickly!

Annual Cocktail Party

Friday, September 27

Click here to RSVP for the Cocktail Party!

The Big Ten Club Of Southern California welcomes you to our Annual Cocktail Party. 

The Date:  Friday, September 27, 2013
The Time:  5 pm – 9 pm
The Place:  Rush Street
9546 Washington Blvd.Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 837-9546
You do not need to be a member to attend, but all active members and those who sign up or renew on this night will be entered to win free Rose Bowl tickets and also special prizes in a members-only raffle.
So come out and join one of the most diverse and exciting alumni clubs out there.  
Imagine networking, community service projects and socializing times TEN… B1G TEN!!!

Drink specials
Members-only raffle
Networking with Big Ten alumni and friends
Great venue and event to kick off the weekend
Enter to win free Rose Bowl tickets! 

PARKING: There is valet parking available in front of the Culver Hotel and Rush Street as well as street parking (read the signs) and 2-Hour Free Parking across the street in Cardiff, Watseka & Ince Parking Lots.

RSVP here so we can get an estimated head count.  

Don't Forget to Renew your Club Dues by 9/27 for a chance to win Rose Bowl tickets and receive priority for ticket distribution!  Click Here to Renew!


Click here to RSVP for the Cocktail Party!

Q3 Board of Directors Meeting
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

** Back at Billingsley's!**

Bring ideas, provide feedback and share insights

Great way for past Presidents, Officers and Directors to connect


Key Topics

Officers Reports

Fall Events - Big Ten Cocktail Party, Rose Bowl Activites, Holiday Party 

New Business/Old Business

Director Updates


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 by Sept 11th


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

Includes salad, potato, entree, dessert, and a 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

Click here to RSVP for Q3 Board of Directors Meeting

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

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


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

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

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

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
Mark Murphy, Drew BreesBarry Alvarez, Bob   
Franco Harris, Mark Spitz, John Wooden, Sherry Lansing,
       Lloyd Carr, 
Archie Griffin, Tex Winter, Keith Jackson, Bob  
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 and we'll send you us spread the good word about the Big Ten Club!