Several University of Delaware alumni clubs are planning
special send-off for members of the Class of 2016.
8:57 a.m., July 13, 2012--University of Delaware alumni
clubs are offering a variety of activities in coming weeks,
including special send-off events for new Blue Hens who are
members of the Class of 2016.
The new students will have opportunities to network with
alumni in Washington, D.C., Lancaster, Pa., New Jersey,
Florida and Reading, Pa.
Other activities include zoo trips in New Jersey and
Florida, and professional baseball from coast to coast.
Activities on the schedule include:
Saturday, July 14, noon:
Washington, D.C., new student send-off. The Washington,
D.C., Alumni Club will hold a new student send-off at
Quincy Park in Arlington. The event will be held from noon
to 3 p.m.
Tuesday, July 17, 7:10 p.m.:
Los Angeles Dodgers baseball. The Los Angeles Alumni
Club invites Blue Hens to gather to watch the Dodgers host
the Philadelphia Phillies at Dodger Stadium.
Thursday, July 19, 7:05 p.m.:
Durham Bulls baseball. Blue Hens from North Carolina
will gather to watch the Durham Bulls take on the Lehigh
Valley IronPigs in an event sponsored by the Raleigh-Durham
Alumni Club. The Durham Bulls mascot program, featuring
Wool E. Bull, is coordinated by a former YoUDee, Nicholas
Tennant, a 2007 UD graduate.
Saturday, July 21, 2 p.m.:
UD Alumni Day in Dewey Beach. UD will hold its fourth
annual Alumni Day in Dewey Beach with food, fun and musical
entertainment in store.
Saturday, July 21, 5 p.m.:
Central Florida alumni at Brevard Zoo. Alumni in
central Florida will get together for an evening at the
Brevard Zoo on North Wickham Road in Melbourne, Fla. The
event will include dinner at the Flamingo Café.
Thursday, July 26, 6 p.m.:
Reading Phillies baseball. UD alumni will gather to
watch the Reading Phillies take on the New Britain (Conn.)
Thursday, July 26, 6:30 p.m.:
South Florida alumni networking. UD alumni are invited
to a south Florida alumni networking event at the Hilton
Deerfield Beach/Boca Raton.
Saturday, July 28, 7:05 p.m.:
Aberdeen IronBirds baseball. The Baltimore Alumni Club
will offer a night at the ballpark for Blue Hens and their
families and friends as the Aberdeen (Md.) IronBirds take
the field. There will be an all-you-can-eat buffet.
Wednesday, Aug. 1, 5 p.m.:
Boston Red Sox baseball. The Boston Alumni Club will
host an evening at historic Fenway Park as the Red Sox host
the Detroit Tigers. There will be a pre-game reception.
Thursday, Aug. 2, 6 p.m.:
Richmond Flying Squirrels baseball. The Richmond (Va.)
Alumni Club will sponsor an event at the Diamond the
Richmond Flying Squirrels take the field. Alumni can come
early to picnic with the family and let the kids enjoy the
Fun Zone full of inflatables and carnival games. There will
be post-game fireworks.
Friday, Aug. 3, 7:05 p.m.:
New York Yankees baseball. The New York City Alumni
Club will host an event at Yankee Stadium as the Yanks host
the Seattle Mariners.
Tuesday, Aug. 7, 7 p.m.:
Northern New Jersey new student send-off. The Northern
New Jersey Alumni Club will hold a new student send-off at
the Cresskill Recreation Center. The event will be held
from 7-9 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 11, 10 a.m.:
Northern New Jersey Alumni Club Family Day at Turtle Back
Zoo. The Northern New Jersey Alumni Club invites Blue
Hens and family and friends to enjoy a day at the Essex
County Turtle Back Zoo in West Orange, N.J. The club's
exclusive package includes discounted admission, lunch and
Thursday, Aug. 16, 5:30 p.m.:
Reading, Pa., new student send-off. The Reading Alumni
Club will hold a new student send-off at the Third and
Spruce Café in West Reading, Pa. The event will be held
from 5:30-7 p.m.
Saturday, Aug. 18, 5:30 p.m.:
Delmarva Shorebirds baseball. UD alumni will offer an
evening at the Delmarva Shorebirds game at Arthur W. Perdue
Stadium in Salisbury, Md. The team will take on the
Hagerstown Suns in a South Atlantic League game. There will
be a buffet and fireworks.