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July 18, 2014 edition

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Our chapter meetings are held the 4th Wednesday of the month at 5:30 PM at the Artisan's Bank Building, Centerville Road and Lancaster Avenue.

We encourage everyone to take an active part in our chapter and events.

The First State Chapter wishes everyone a safe and happy Holiday Season.

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Check our our 2014 events. Hokies, families and friends are always welcome to join us at any of our events.

Events


Join fellow Hokies at one of our events in 2014!!
Check back or visit our facebook page for additional details.

Alumni & Student Picnic

You are cordially invited to join us for our Student & Alumni, with a freshmen send-off
Saturday, August 2, 2014; 2 to 6 PM
Lums Pond, Delaware State Park
1068 Howell School Rd
Bear, DE 19701

Lums Pond State Park is built around the largest freshwater pond in Delaware. The park features excellent fishing, sports facilities, hiking trails, and an unforgettable Go Ape! Treetop Adventure Course featuring rope ladders, treetop crossings, Tarzan swings and 5 zip lines — four of them over water!

Lums Pond itself covers 200 acres, and although there is no swimming allowed, boat rentals and fishing provide water-bound recreation. Take advantage of the many activities and then join us at the picnic. We are in Pavilion #1.

For directions: http://www.destateparks.com/park/lums-pond/directions/index.asp

RSVP by July 26

The First State Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association welcomes all students, incoming freshman, alumni, family, and friends to a freshmen send-off picnic. We will gather at the Banning Pavilion for an afternoon of food, fun, socializing and some game playing. The First State Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association welcomes all students, incoming freshman, alumni, family, and friends to a freshmen send-off picnic. We will gather at the Lum’s Pond for an afternoon of food, fun, socializing and some game playing.

Cost: $7 per non-student over 12. The chapter provides burgers, dogs, chips and soft drinks. We ask you to bring a salad, side dish or dessert to share.

RSVP deadline is July 26th. If you have questions, contact Margo Reign margoreign@comcast.net
or visit www.chapters.alumni.vt.edu/firststate/ or Facebook http://www.facebook.com/groups/91131354221/



Twin Lakes Brewery Tour/Tasting

Saturday, August 16th
Please arrive by 12:45 for the 1:00 tour.
RSVP by August 13th to Steve Cason , hokiehound@hotmail.com or 302-588-4252.
Cost is $22 per person.
www.twinlakesbrewingcompany.com/brew/
Twin Lakes Brewery
4210 Kennett Pike
Greenville, DE 19807



You are invited to join us at our Fall Football Watching Parties


Ohio State – Sept. 6th
Game time: 8 PM
Ga Tech – Saturday, September 20th
UNC – Saturday, October 4th
Duke – Saturday, November 15th

Catherine Rooney's/ CR Hooligans
Trolley Square
1616 Delaware Avenue
Wilmington, DE 19806
For Directions: http://www.catherinerooneys.com/directions/

Links

Virginia Tech - www.vt.edu

Virginia Tech Alumni Association - www.alumni.vt.edu

Hokie Sports - HokieSports.com

Admissions Office at Virginia Tech - www.vt.edu/admissions/

Mission

The basic purposes of the First State Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association are as follows:

The The First State Chapter of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association is part of an international network of Virginia Tech alumni and friends. For more information on Hokies in your area, visit the Alumni Association Site at www.alumni.vt.edu

Officers


Dr. Brian Trader
President

Jenny Mueller
Secretary
jmueller@udel.edu

Steve Cason
President Elect
Steve.g.cason@usa.dupont.com

Alan Potts
Scholarship Chairman
alan.c.potts@usa.dupont.com

Margo Reign
Newsletters and Communications
mreign@comcast.net

Judy Springer
Winter Dinner Chair
jspringer@foxrothschild.com

Burnie Williams
Athletic events and Special Olympics Chair
burnievt@yahoo.com

Hal Schneikert
Board member
haroldschneikert@vt.edu

Howard Sholl
Treasurer
delawarehokie@vt.edu

Kathryn Bohn
Board member

Chuck Tacey
Web site

Doug Bernart
Board Member

Volunteer Opportunities

The First State Chapter needs officers and event chairpersons. If you are interested in getting more involved with the chapter, contact any officer or email delawarehokies@gmail.com

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