Club & Chapter News – Fall 2015
SPRING & SUMMER FUN WITH NU FOLKS!
It’s hard to keep up with NU Clubs: They are everywhere, doing everything. From Texas to Vermont and everywhere in between, the Norwich family gathered for beer-tasting, ball games, and fun.To find an event near you, visit alumni.norwich.edu/clubs
NU Club of Seattle/Tacoma
Four alums and their family members gathered at the Hit-it-Here Café inside Seattle’s Safeco Field ballpark to enjoy a Mariners/Red Sox baseball game. The group shared stories and got caught up on current events east and west of the Cascade Mountain Range. From left: Dave Murray ’62, Dennis Downey ’81, Liam Downey, and Bill Zuydhoek ’63. (Missing: John McIver M’09.)
NU Club of Portland, Oregon
Alumni from the Portland, Ore., area came together at the Raven & Rose restaurant in the historic Ladd Carriage House for the NU Club of Portland’s inaugural social. We enjoyed sharing stories and memories of our time on the Hill and look forward to future events!
NU Club of Scott AFB/St. Louis
Norwich alumni from the St. Louis and Scott Air Force Base area met for an informal gathering at Shooters Bar & BBQ in O’Fallon, Ill. In attendance were Bert Armstrong ’74, Jim Whitehead ’79, Tom Wilsdom ’76, Joe Craig ’71, and Michael Lynch ’01 & M’10. A great time was had by all telling Norwich stories and toasting the Hill.
NU Chapter of Boston
A strong showing of Norwich alumni from all over New England gathered on June 6 to watch the Red Sox take on the Oakland A’s. We had a great time with friends and look forward to doing it again next year!
NU Club of Houston
The NU Club of Houston held its third annual camping trip at the Oakwood, Texas, home of Tom ’69 and Carolyn Rumney on April 24–26. Alumni participants included David Brown ’79, Dennis Davidson ’82, Mike Winn ’01, and Scott Berkey M’09, with their respective family members. Fishing, relaxing, and amazing food provided by the Rumneys were highlights of the weekend. There is plenty of room for more campers and tents if other alumni want to join in next year.
The NU Club of Punta Gorda
There was a huge turnout for our annual spring luncheon on March 21, 2015. In attendance were: Dick Macy ’63 (host) and his wife, Ruth; Tim Horton ’67 and his wife, Karen; Bob Saldarini ’67 and his wife, Gail; Dick Bennett ’68; Dom Ruggerio ’61; Ric Laycock ’65 and his wife, Maggie; Don Bigelow ’64 and his wife, Susan; Ray Humphrey ’57; Johnna Neshan Sears ’94 and her husband, Michael; Charlie Brox ’57 and his wife, Carolyn; Jack McDermott ’60 and his wife, Jen; Dave Barrington ’59 and his wife, Helen; Phil Howard ’65; Roger Howard ’62 & P’98; Russ O’Connor ’56; Bill Menke ’62; Bob Francis ’60; Paul Bova ’88; Tom Atwood ’53; and NU Director of Planned Giving Laurie LaMothe.
2016 Ski Dates Announced!
Every winter, Norwich skiers and riders across the country get together on the slopes for a day or weekend of fun in the snow. Mark your calendar now and plan to join us this winter!
- Sugarbush, Vt.: Thursday, January 14
- Wachusett Mountain, Mass.: Friday–Saturday, February 26–27
- Salt Lake City, Utah: Friday, March 11–Sunday, March 13
- Shawnee night skiing, Maine: Monday, March 14
- Sunapee, N.H.: Friday, March 25
Looking to find an event or NU Club near you?
Interested in attending or hosting an event in your area? For more information, check out the NU Club pages at alumni.norwich.edu/clubs, email firstname.lastname@example.org, or call 802-485-2100 to speak with a representative in the alumni office.