Present: Claude Zachary, Ken Feingold, Fran Zandonella, Ann Reinhart Meeting called to order at 4:15 PM. The minutes from the previous meeting 11/20/99 were approved.
Finance Report:We have money.
Activities ReportFantasia Event: January Fran proposed doing a group event to see Fantasia in IMAX. - Fran needs to find out info about doing this event Broadway Tour & High Tea with the Chancellor by Ann Reinhart We have 32 spots for this event. Total Cost: $30 for Broadway Tour and High Tea Broadway Tour: March 4, 2000 Lindsay Doran, President of United Artists & UCSC Alum, will be guiding our Tour through LA's old "Broadway" theatre district. We will be viewing 3 historic theatres and finish our tour with High Tea at the Biltmore with the Chancellor. Please note: this is not the time to sell your screenplay. :-) 32 spots available When: Tour starts at 10am and goes until noon. What to Wear: Wear comfortable walking shoes Where to Meet: Still to be decided Cost: $8 + $3.50 for Parking at Pershing Square High Tea at the Biltmore with Chancellor Greenwood: March 4, 2000 Enjoy High Tea the classy Regal Biltmore Hotel with Chancellor M.R.C. Greenwood. There are only 32 spots available. When: High Tea starts around 12:30pm (after Broadway Tour) Where to Meet: Lobby of the Biltmore Cost: $20 + $3.50 for Parking at Pershing Square - We need to put together an invitation for these events - Fran will put the event information on the web page. Winetasting Event: is set for Saturday, May 6th. We would like to have this event at MOCA. Jeremy Strick is a UCSC Alum. If we can't have it at MOCA, we might have it at Buona Vita Ristorante instead. - Claude will call Susan and try to get MOCA for this event. - Fran will put a link on the web page for this invitation.
Trip Report: Landels-Hill Big Creek ReserveKen Feingold, our TripMaster, has put together this summer's trip. The destination is the pristine beauty of one of UCSC's Natural Preserves in Big Sur. This trip can take 28 - 30 people. The dates are July 14th - 16th (Fri - Sun). People can carpool up or fly, but we will need to be there by 7pm. No kids under 12, please (because it is a preserve). Priority space goes to Alums, so please bring your family or 1 friend only. We will be camping out in tents. There will be picnic tables, and outdoor toilets, but no showers. We will bring lunch for Saturday, and breakfast for both Sat and Sun. We may go out for dinner in Carmel one night or have a BBQ. Maybe we will also go to Esalen for hottubbing. Figure on $25 for food (non-alcholic drinks included - bring your own wine). The total cost will be $75. Food is included and the remainder $50 is the suggested contribution to the Conservancy. We will be able to assist in research (counting butterflies?) and take guided Nature Hikes. We will need to leave by 4pm on Sunday. What: Big Sur Camp Out at Landels-Hill Big Creek Reserve When: July 14th @ 7pm until July 16th @ 4pm Where to Meet: At the Preserve Cost: $75 for the weekend - Ken will get more Big Sur details
Website:Fran reports that UCSC still doesn't have a way for her to update our web pages on-line. Her UCSC alumni account has been retired, but Rick Nagle has courteously left the pages up. Rob Barandas in the Alumni office is working on getting the pages moved to the new alumni web site. The new alumni website will be at: http://www.alumni.ucsc.edu/ Fran will - mail Allison Garcia a list of the current local Alumni members. - mail a notice about our upcoming events to our current local Alumni members. - contact the Media Slugs about upcoming events
Next Meeting:The next meeting will be held on Sunday January 23rd, 4 PM, at Claude Zachary's house. Claude Zachary 127 S. Carson Rd. Beverly Hills, CA 90211 310-659-7902 (h) Meeting adjourned at 5:15 PM. Respectfully submitted, and emendations welcomed, by Fran Zandonella, Secretary & Webmaster
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