March Book Club

Save the Date!

Our March book club meeting will take place March 12, 2019 at the home of Rick Greenberg.

The book selection is Concussion by Jeanne Marie LaskasThere are a many copies of this book at the library, and a movie version starring Will Smith.
This NYTimes Best seller nonfiction book is described as a “medical mystery”.
“The riveting, unlikely story of Dr. Bennet Omalu, the pathologist who first identified CTE in professional football players, a discovery that challenges the existence of America’s favorite sport and puts Omalu in the crosshairs of football’s most powerful corporation: the NFL” from Amazon.
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Contact Celinda Crego ’79 for more information.

Annual Hockey Pilgrimage to Lynah

It’s that time of year again! With hockey season in full swing, pack your bags and snowshoes, we’re heading to Lynah!

Join the Cornell Club of Greater Buffalo as we traverse across Western New York to watch Big Red take on the Big Green. Alumni are invited to bring their kids, partners, aunts, great uncles, step-godmothers, accountants, or other hockey enthusiasts over to Ithaca, NY for the game. Snow or shine, we’ll be there, in red and white.

Meet us for pre-game food and festivities at The Terrace in the Statler, where we’ll be meeting the Cornell Club of Rochester for a buffet and then head up to Lynah for puck drop at 7 pm.

Buffet offerings are Caesar Chicken Salad, Big Red Mini Sliders, Truffled Grilled Cheese Sandwich, Quinoa Cakes with lemon dill sauce, Spinach and Artichoke Dip with pitas and tortillas. Includes coffee or tea. Price is $30 per person for dinner and hockey. Cash Bar. Limited to 24 attendees.

Registration for dinner and hockey is required by December 30th. Please contact Erin Decker (erin.e.decker@gmail.com) with questions.

January Book Club

 

January Book Club will be hosted by Catherine March ’14 and Matthew Nagowski ’05. They have selected Everything I Never Told You, the debut novel of Celeste Ng.

From the Los Angeles Times:
“Excellent…an accomplished debut… heart-wrenching…Ng deftly pulls together the strands of this complex, multigenerational novel. Everything I Never Told You is an engaging work that casts a powerful light on the secrets that have kept an American family together—and that finally end up tearing it apart.”

RSVP to Celinda Crego ’79 at cac432@aol.com.

You’re Invited to the Annual Marotto’s Soiree

You are cordially invited to the Marotto’s Soiree, a winter social at one of our favorite Cornellian owned restaurants. Our host, Mark Marotto ’82, has arranged the following menu:

—sliced-marinated roast pork tenderloin with a honey sesame seed glaze
—house smoked rainbow trout
—penne with broccoli florets and roasted red peppers, garlic and oil
—baked clams casino
—antipasti, sharp cheese
—bruschetta bread

Marotto’s Restaurant is in Kenmore, meet us there on Tuesday, February 19th, 2019 5:30 – 8 p.m.

Registration is encouraged in advance for $15 per person and includes the above menu. The Cornell Cocktail (as documented in the Old Mr. Boston bartender’s guide) will be available – cash bar.

Walk-ins will be accommodated at $25 per person.

For event questions, please contact Mark Beardi ’94 at beardimark@gmail.com