Chapter of The Finger Lakes CHAPTER PRESIDENT Stu Berg ’67 (607) 273-9216 (home) CALL FOR VOLUNTEERS Are you interested in planning an event? Contact Stu Berg '67 to share your ideas at (607) 273-9216. Even if there are no events taking place in the local area, you can still stay connected with fellow alumni! Follow the Rensselaer Alumni Association on one of the many social networks (Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, Google +) or visit the alumni website to stay up-to-date on all the latest information or reconnect and network with old classmates. CHAPTER EVENTS Finger Lakes – 33rd Annual Chapter Dinner and Hockey Event Feb 24, 2017 | 4:45 PM to 6:30 PM Please join us for the exciting annual rivalry between the RPI Engineers and the Big Red of Cornell. Before we cheer the Engineers on to victory at Lynah Rink, everyone will meet for a pre-game salad, pizza, and soda buffet dinner at The Nines Restaurant. We look forward to seeing you there. Seth Appert, Men's Hockey Coach, will be joining this event at 6:00 p.m. Click here to view a listing of Rensselaer alumni events across the country and internationally. NATIONAL EVENTS Women’s Ice Hockey Alumnae Weekend – Celebrating 40 Years Jan 27, 2017 to Jan 28, 2017 | 6:00 PM to 7:00 PM Gather your teammates for the 14th Annual Women’s Ice Hockey Alumnae Weekend, as we celebrate 40 years of Women’s Hockey at RPI. Reunite and reminisce with old friends and meet your 2016-17 RPI Women’s Ice Hockey team. It will be a fun event whether you take part in the alumnae game or simply participate in the festivities. Register online by January 23, 2017. Women’s Basketball Alumnae Weekend Feb 10, 2017 to Feb 11, 2017 | 5:00 PM Join former teammates for the annual Basketball Alumnae Weekend. Showcase your skills on the court during the alumni game, then cheer on the current team as they take on William Smith on Saturday. Relax and share memories with your friends at the post-game gathering. Men’s Basketball Alumni Weekend Feb 10, 2017 to Feb 11, 2017 | 7:00 PM Join former teammates for the annual Basketball Alumni Weekend. Reunite and reminisce with friends, see the current team in action, and showcase your skills on the court during the alumni game. 6th Annual RPI Spirit Day Feb 17, 2017 | Wear your RPI gear and share your pride in your degree! Then, share a photo of yourself and your friends, family, or co-workers on social media with #RPISpiritDay. Click here to visit the RPI Spirit Day web page. Men’s Hockey Alumni Weekend Feb 17, 2017 to Feb 18, 2017 | 7:00 PM to 11:00 PM RPI Men’s Hockey alumni are invited to join us for the annual alumni hockey weekend, held in conjunction with Big Red Freakout. Former players will enjoy a social gathering, a meeting with the current team and coaches, the traditional alumni hockey game, and the Big Red Freakout game and festivities. Big Red Freakout Ice House, Troy Campus Feb 18, 2017 | 4:30 PM to 11:59 PM Join other Rensselaer hockey fans at the Big Red Freakout Ice House, one of college hockey’s most exciting annual traditions! The Office of Alumni Relations has a limited number of tickets available for the Big Red Freakout hockey game. They are available on a first-come, first-served basis, to Ice House attendees only. Please note that advance reservations are required and no refunds will be given after Friday, February 10, 2017. San Francisco – Alumni Reception at the Game Developer's Conference Feb 28, 2017 | 6:00 PM to 9:00 PM Join us for an alumni reception hosted by Rensselaer’s Games and Simulations Arts and Sciences (GSAS) Program and the Office of Alumni Relations. Local alumni are welcome, and need not register for the Game Developers Conference to attend. There will be presentations by Ben Chang, GSAS director and Mary Simoni, Dean of Humanities, Arts, and Social Sciences. Thanks to our sponsor, Joe Cassavaugh ’79, and his company, Puzzles by Joe, for helping to underwrite the cost of this event. Click here to view a listing of Rensselaer alumni events across the country and internationally. ATHLETIC EVENTS Come out and support our student-athletes as they compete in the Finger Lakes area. For more details, visit the athletics website at www.rpiathletics.com.