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Halloween Party (Community), Hesburgh Lecture & Warm-Up Happy Hour, USC Buses

Hello San Diego Notre Dame Family:

Saturday, our beloved Irish have a much-needed bye week, so no game watch this weekend. We’ll definitely be back our usual spots next weekend for the big game against “The U.” Meanwhile, next week brings our first-ever Halloween Party for the kids at Fr. Joe’s — organized by our illustrious VP and Community Service coordinator, Martin Holguin. On the heels of that, Prof. Corey Angst from ND’s Mendoza Business School will deliver a great Hesburgh Lecture and will also join us for a day-before-the-lecture meet and greet happy-hour. Finally, if you’re heading to our game vs. that cardinal-and-gold school up north, why not let the Club transport you (for a very reasonable fee). Details on all of these events are below. We hope you can make one!


Halloween Party for Kids at Fr. Joe’s Village
Friday, October 28th, 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Domer Friends and Families, we need your help and support for our next community outreach event. On October 28, Friday, at the Father Joe Village downtown San Diego (Imperial Ave) we will put on a Halloween Themed celebration for homeless and disadvantaged teens. We need a team that is willing to be creative to decorate the hall, manage the food line, and also set up a craft table full of supplies to make your own masquerade mask. We are looking at 60 to 70 total people with 50 teens and the rest support staff and volunteers. Having fun is authorized, making a positive influence on these challenged teens is welcomed, and giving this group of party goers a few hours of normalcy is the goal. We need food, music, and people the day of the event willing to enjoy
the evening (In costume would be great!). if you’re interested in volunteering or if you would like more information please contact Martin Holguin MBA ’14 at community@ndsandiego.org.

Pre-Lecture Happy Hour with Prof. Corey Angst
Wednesday, November 2nd, 5pm – 7pm
Duck Foot Brewing, 8920 Kenamar Drive, Suite #210
EVENT COST: Free/Pay-as-you-go
If you can, please RSVP to: hesburgh@ndsandiego.org
Come mingle with the ND Club of San Diego and meet our Hesburgh Lecturer, Dr. Corey Angst. Dr. Angst has kindly offered to meet us for an informal meet-and-greet the evening before he gives our annual Hesburgh Lecture. We’ll have a great time at this no-host meet-up from 5-7pm.

Hesburgh Lecture: Big Data and Social Media
Thursday, November 3rd, 6:30pm – Social gathering, 7:00pm – Lecture
Admiral Baker Club House 2400 Admiral Baker Road. Bldg. 3604 • San Diego, CA 92120
The event is free and open to the public!
Please Register on: Our Hesburgh Lecture Event Page
Speaker: Professor Corey Angst, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Mendoza College of Business, The University of Notre Dame (speaker bio)

Buses to the USC Game
Saturday, November 26th, One bus at 10:00am, two at 12:30pm
The Irish return to Southern California on Saturday, November 26th for what we assume will be a 5pm game (officially, the time is not yet announced), and your San Diego Club will get you there! Cheer the Irish on to victory! Avoid the traffic and parking hassles. Add to the fun of this day by partying with other Irish backers during the relaxing ride north.

For pickup times & locations, cost, reservation and payment info, see the USC Bus Event Pages for each bus:
Old Town Transit Center (10:00a departure):http://sandiego.undclub.org/2016USCBusOldTown.
Sabre Springs Park & Ride (12:30p departure):http://sandiego.undclub.org/2016USCBusSabreSprings
Solana Beach (12:30p departure):http://sandiego.undclub.org/2016USCBusSolanaBeach

For any questions, e-mail luckynd@hotmail.com

GO IRISH!

Ken Stimeling ’90
Communications Director
The Notre Dame Club of San Diego
webmaster@ndsandiego.org

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Stanford Game Watch, Halloween Party (Community), Hesburgh Lecture, USC Buses

Hello San Diego Notre Dame Family:

Our slate of Oct-Nov events is well underway. Whether you’re a football fan, a community service volunteer, or are interested in the latest perspective on social media from the business school (or all three), we have something for you. Also if you have kids at OLP or Cathedral, or the Poway school district, we’ll have club members working the college fair tables at those events next week. Drop by and say hi!

Sanford State Game Watch
Saturday, October 15th, 4:30 pm (Pacific Time)
Well, I take back what I projected last week. I’m not sure there was anything much to learn about the team’s progress from last week’s hurricane bowl… our offense was nonexistent, but then so was NC State’s for the most part. This was thanks to defense led mainly by Mother Nature. So. This week brings a tough, but still winnable matchup with a Stanford team who has surrendered 86 points to the state of Washington while amassing only 22. Will the Irish be able to make it 3-in-a-row? If we’ve solved our defensive issues, then possibly…we certainly have the offense for those numbers. Join us to see what happens! You don’t need to be a club member, ND grad or even San Diego resident to join us, you just need to love ND football. ** Important Note: Prospect Bar has changed its name to Rooftop La Jolla, but the address is the same. Here’s how to find us: Rooftop La Jolla (formerly Prospect Bar & Grill) – Downtown La Jolla • East Village Tavern + Bowl – Downtown San Diego

Halloween Party for Kids at Fr. Joe’s Village
Friday, October 28th, 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Domer Friends and Families, we need your help and support for our next community outreach event. On October 28, Friday, at the Father Joe Village downtown San Diego (Imperial Ave) we will put on a Halloween Themed celebration for homeless and disadvantaged teens. We need a team that is willing to be creative to decorate the hall, manage the food line, and also set up a craft table full of supplies to make your own masquerade mask. We are looking at 60 to 70 total people with 50 teens and the rest support staff and volunteers. Having fun is authorized, making a positive influence on these challenged teens is welcomed, and giving this group of party goers a few hours of normalcy is the goal. We need food, music, and people the day of the event willing to enjoy
the evening (In costume would be great!). if you’re interested in volunteering or if you would like more information please contact Martin Holguin MBA ’14 at community@ndsandiego.org.

Hesburgh Lecture: Big Data and Social Media
Thursday, November 3rd, 6:30pm – Social gathering, 7:00pm – Lecture
Admiral Baker Club House 2400 Admiral Baker Road. Bldg. 3604 • San Diego, CA 92120
The event is free and open to the public!
Please Register on: Our Hesburgh Lecture Event Page
Speaker: Professor Corey Angst, Ph.D., Associate Professor, Mendoza College of Business, The University of Notre Dame (speaker bio)

Buses to the USC Game
Saturday, November 26th, One bus at 10:00am, two at 12:30pm
The Irish return to Southern California on Saturday, November 26th for what we assume will be a 5pm game (officially, the time is not yet announced), and your San Diego Club will get you there! Cheer the Irish on to victory! Avoid the traffic and parking hassles. Add to the fun of this day by partying with other Irish backers during the relaxing ride north.

For pickup times & locations, cost, reservation and payment info, see the USC Bus Event Pages for each bus:
Old Town Transit Center (10:00a departure):http://sandiego.undclub.org/2016USCBusOldTown.
Sabre Springs Park & Ride (12:30p departure):http://sandiego.undclub.org/2016USCBusSabreSprings
Solana Beach (12:30p departure):http://sandiego.undclub.org/2016USCBusSolanaBeach

For any questions, e-mail luckynd@hotmail.com

GO IRISH!

Ken Stimeling ’90
Communications Director
The Notre Dame Club of San Diego
webmaster@ndsandiego.org

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NC State Game Watch, Fall Crawl (Saturday!) and Domerpreneurs (10/12)

Hello San Diego Notre Dame Family:

As we get ready for another hot & sunny weekend, our thoughts turn to the folks on the East Coast who are facing a much different weekend. We hope that impact to people and property is as minimal as possible. Here in San Diego, we’ve got three great events coming up in the next week, see below for details.

NC State Game Watch
Saturday, October 8th, 9:00 am (Pacific Time)
After a win-through-more-offense game last week, this week’s game should show if we’re making any progress on the defensive side. We’ve only faced NC State once before, in the Gator Bowl during Tyrone Willingham’s first season. The outcome was a rather decisive loss. NC State is #37 in scoring defense, so it seems unlikely we’ll pile up another 50 points, as they are allowing only 21 points per game. Yes, their opponents have not been top-25 caliber, and yes, their one loss was vs. 2-3 East Carolina, so this contest shouldn’t be as tough as the two that will follow (Stanford & Miami). What this game should be is a measure of progress, and an indicator of how our October will go. Note that there is still some risk to the game time, given the severe weather which will be hitting the East Cost this weekend, so check your favorite sports websites to confirm we’re still on for our 9am (Pacific Time) start. You don’t need to be a club member, ND grad or even San Diego resident to join us, you just need to love ND football. ** Important Note: Prospect Bar has changed its name to Rooftop La Jolla, but the address is the same. Here’s how to find us: Rooftop La Jolla (formerly Prospect Bar & Grill) – Downtown La Jolla • East Village Tavern + Bowl – Downtown San Diego

8th Annual Fall Crawl (FB Link)
Saturday, October 8th, 11:30am (registration); Noon (start)
Every year, our (mostly young) alumni compete with other local alumni groups in this annual tradition organized by the Duke club. Join Young Alumni coordinators Jackie Rodriguez ’10 and Roger Sammon ’14 as they lead the Irish team to victory. Stops along the crawl will include Basic (starting point), EVTB, Knotty Barrel, Bootlegger, Social Tap, The Deck at Moonshine Flats (In that order). Your $15 ($20 at the door) includes pizza at Basic, plus a specialty drink at TWO different pub crawl locations, plus drink specials at ALL locations, plus a raffle ticket for prizes at ALL locations, plus a souvenir item (limited to the first 100 people that register so register soon!) plus an afternoon of fun with awesome young professional peeps in San Diego! The event will probably max out their 150 person capacity, so get your registration in early. You do not need to be officially a young alum to participate, by the way. Register at this link, and feel free to drop a note to Jackie & Brendan to know to look for you via the youngalumni@ndsandiego.org e-mail address.

Domerpreneurs visit Turquoise Barn Cider!
Wednesday, October 12th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Turquoise Barn Cider, 955 Maple Street, Ramona, CA 92065
Cost: Free! (appetizers provided by the club)
Please RSVP by Oct 11 to: Alex Montoya ’96 at alexmontoya619@gmail.com
If you are a business owner or aspire to be one, please join us at our second Domerpreneurs event on October 12! We will be having a social gathering at Turquoise Barn Cider, a hard cider company owned and operated by Notre Dame & SMC alumni. Please join us for networking and free appetizers provided by the club. Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase the newly-released fall cider. Special thanks to Neil ’08 and Sarah SMC ’07 Kennedy for hosting.

Halloween Party for Kids at Fr. Joe’s Village
Friday, October 28th, 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Domer Friends and Families, we need your help and support for our next community outreach event. On October 28, Friday, at the Father Joe Village downtown San Diego (Imperial Ave) we will put on a Halloween Themed celebration for homeless and disadvantaged teens. We need a team that is willing to be creative to decorate the hall, manage the food line, and also set up a craft table full of supplies to make your own masquerade mask. We are looking at 60 to 70 total people with 50 teens and the rest support staff and volunteers. Having fun is authorized, making a positive influence on these challenged teens is welcomed, and giving this group of party goers a few hours of normalcy is the goal. We need food, music, and people the day of the event willing to enjoy
the evening (In costume would be great!). if you’re interested in volunteering or if you would like more information please contact Martin Holguin MBA ’14 at community@ndsandiego.org.

Buses to the USC Game
Saturday, November 26th, One bus at 10:00am, two at 12:30pm
The Irish return to Southern California on Saturday, November 26th for what we assume will be a 5pm game (officially, the time is not yet announced), and your San Diego Club will get you there! Cheer the Irish on to victory! Avoid the traffic and parking hassles. Add to the fun of this day by partying with other Irish backers during the relaxing ride north.

For pickup times & locations, cost, reservation and payment info, see the USC Bus Event Pages for each bus:
Old Town Transit Center (10:00a departure):http://sandiego.undclub.org/2016USCBusOldTown.
Sabre Springs Park & Ride (12:30p departure):http://sandiego.undclub.org/2016USCBusSabreSprings
Solana Beach (12:30p departure):http://sandiego.undclub.org/2016USCBusSolanaBeach

For any questions, e-mail luckynd@hotmail.com

GO IRISH!

Ken Stimeling ’90
Communications Director
The Notre Dame Club of San Diego
webmaster@ndsandiego.org

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Syracuse Game Watch, Fall Crawl, Domerpreneurs, Community & USC Buses

Hello San Diego Notre Dame Family:

The next few months will be busy for San Diego Club events, with quite a list of diverse events offering opportunities for you to join fellow Domers socially, professionally and in support of our community. We hope to see you at one!

Syracuse Game Watch
Saturday, October 1st, 9:00 pm (Pacific Time)
This week, our Irish have another winnable game. While we’re a difficult-to-talk-about #100 in scoring defense, the Orange are worse at #105, allowing one more point per game than the Irish, meanwhile the Irish are scoring almost 10 points more per game than ‘cuse. Defensive issues like we have aren’t fixed in one week; nevertheless, the Irish are 13-point favorites, and have something to prove, as individuals and as a team. Come cheer them on with your fellow Irish family members. Kickoff time allows a unique opportunity for a breakfast-game watch as well. We have confirmed that both establishments will be open at 9am for the game! You don’t need to be a club member, ND grad or even San Diego resident to join us, you just need to love ND football. ** Important Note: Prospect Bar has changed its name to Rooftop La Jolla, but the address is the same. Here’s how to find us: Rooftop La Jolla (formerly Prospect Bar & Grill) – Downtown La Jolla • East Village Tavern + Bowl – Downtown San Diego

8th Annual Fall Crawl (FB Link)
Saturday, October 8th, 11:30am (registration); Noon (start)
Every year, our (mostly young) alumni compete with other local alumni groups in this annual tradition organized by the Duke club. Join Young Alumni coordinators Jackie Rodriguez ’10 and Roger Sammon ’14 as they lead the Irish team to victory. Stops along the crawl will include Basic (starting point), EVTB, Knotty Barrel, Bootlegger, Social Tap, The Deck at Moonshine Flats (In that order). Your $15 ($20 at the door) includes pizza at Basic, plus a specialty drink at TWO different pub crawl locations, plus drink specials at ALL locations, plus a raffle ticket for prizes at ALL locations, plus a souvenir item (limited to the first 100 people that register so register soon!) plus an afternoon of fun with awesome young professional peeps in San Diego! The event will probably max out their 150 person capacity, so get your registration in early. You do not need to be officially a young alum to participate, by the way. Register at this link, and feel free to drop a note to Jackie & Brendan to know to look for you via the youngalumni@ndsandiego.org e-mail address.

Domerpreneurs visit Turquoise Barn Cider!
Wednesday, October 12th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Turquoise Barn Cider, 955 Maple Street, Ramona, CA 92065
Cost: Free! (appetizers provided by the club)
Please RSVP by Oct 11 to: Alex Montoya ’96 at alexmontoya619@gmail.com
If you are a business owner or aspire to be one, please join us at our second Domerpreneurs event on October 12! We will be having a social gathering at Turquoise Barn Cider, a hard cider company owned and operated by Notre Dame & SMC alumni. Please join us for networking and free appetizers provided by the club. Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase the newly-released fall cider. Special thanks to Neil ’08 and Sarah SMC ’07 Kennedy for hosting.

Halloween Party for Kids at Fr. Joe’s Village
Friday, October 28th, 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Domer Friends and Families, we need your help and support for our next community outreach event. On October 28, Friday, at the Father Joe Village downtown San Diego (Imperial Ave) we will put on a Halloween Themed celebration for homeless and disadvantaged teens. We need a team that is willing to be creative to decorate the hall, manage the food line, and also set up a craft table full of supplies to make your own masquerade mask. We are looking at 60 to 70 total people with 50 teens and the rest support staff and volunteers. Having fun is authorized, making a positive influence on these challenged teens is welcomed, and giving this group of party goers a few hours of normalcy is the goal. We need food, music, and people the day of the event willing to enjoy
the evening (In costume would be great!). if you’re interested in volunteering or if you would like more information please contact Martin Holguin MBA ’14 at community@ndsandiego.org.

Buses to the USC Game
Saturday, November 26th, One bus at 10:00am, two at 12:30pm
The Irish return to Southern California on Saturday, November 26th for what we assume will be a 5pm game (officially, the time is not yet announced), and your San Diego Club will get you there! Cheer the Irish on to victory! Avoid the traffic and parking hassles. Add to the fun of this day by partying with other Irish backers during the relaxing ride north.

For pickup times & locations, cost, reservation and payment info, see the USC Bus Event Pages for each bus:
Old Town Transit Center (10:00a departure):http://sandiego.undclub.org/2016USCBusOldTown.
Sabre Springs Park & Ride (12:30p departure):http://sandiego.undclub.org/2016USCBusSabreSprings
Solana Beach (12:30p departure):http://sandiego.undclub.org/2016USCBusSolanaBeach

For any questions, e-mail luckynd@hotmail.com

GO IRISH!

Ken Stimeling ’90
Communications Director
The Notre Dame Club of San Diego
webmaster@ndsandiego.org

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Duke Game Watch, Young Alumni HH, Domerpreneurs do Cider & More!

Hello San Diego Notre Dame Family:

Just like that, it’s officially fall. As the students are now back in school and working hard, we’re also working hard to put together some great events. Read on for the details. We hope to see you at one of them!

Duke Game Watch!
Saturday, September 24th, 12:30 pm (Pacific Time)
This week, we have a battle of ACC 1-win-2-loss teams, but I’m pretty sure that’s where the similarities end. NDs losses come to #21 Texas and #8 MSU, while Duke’s losses were to Wake Forest and Northwestern. The Irish are averaging 38 points per game, while Duke is earning 25.3. Duke is also 0-3 on FGs this year with their Freshman kicker, while ND is 2-3. Duke does have better stats for defense, with 25 tackles for loss (102 yards) vs. the Irish 14 TFL (36 yards). Bottom line, the Irish are 20-point favorites heading into this home game, so it should be an enjoyable victory. Also of note, the Duke club will be joining our Downtown/EVT game watch this week, so we’ll have the opportunity to display the ND spirit first-hand to our ACC competitors. Kickoff time is perfect for having some great food among friends and watching a football game, so please join us at one of our two fantastic locations. You don’t need to be a club member, ND grad or even San Diego resident to join us, you just need to love ND football. Here’s how to find us: Prospect Bar & Grill – Downtown La Jolla • East Village Tavern + Bowl – Downtown San Diego

Young Alumni Happy Hour
Thursday, September 29th 6:00pm
The Office, North Park
The Young Alums are continuing their visit of great San Diego bars with their next happy hour taking place on Thursday, September 29 at 6 pm at The Office, in North Park. Look for the Notre Dame flag. All are welcome. If you can’t make this months happy hour, be on the lookout for the October happy hour information. If you have any suggestions for future bars/restaurants feel free to send an email to youngalumni@ndsandiego.org. We hope to see many of you there!

Domerpreneurs visit Turquoise Barn Cider!
Wednesday, October 12th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Turquoise Barn Cider, 955 Maple Street, Ramona, CA 92065
Cost: Free! (appetizers provided by the club)
Please RSVP by Oct 11 to: Alex Montoya ’96 at alexmontoya619@gmail.com
If you are a business owner or aspire to be one, please join us at our second Domerpreneurs event on October 12! We will be having a social gathering at Turquoise Barn Cider, a hard cider company owned and operated by Notre Dame & SMC alumni. Please join us for networking and free appetizers provided by the club. Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase the newly-released fall cider. Special thanks to Neil ’08 and Sarah SMC ’07 Kennedy for hosting.

Halloween Party for Kids at Fr. Joe’s Village
Friday, October 28th, 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Domer Friends and Families, we need your help and support for our next community outreach event. On October 28, Friday, at the Father Joe Village downtown San Diego (Imperial Ave) we will put on a Halloween Themed celebration for homeless and disadvantaged teens. We need a team that is willing to be creative to decorate the hall, manage the food line, and also set up a craft table full of supplies to make your own masquerade mask. We are looking at 60 to 70 total people with 50 teens and the rest support staff and volunteers. Having fun is authorized, making a positive influence on these challenged teens is welcomed, and giving this group of party goers a few hours of normalcy is the goal. We need food, music, and people the day of the event willing to enjoy
the evening (In costume would be great!). if you’re interested in volunteering or if you would like more information please contact Martin Holguin MBA ’14 at community@ndsandiego.org.

8th Annual Fall Crawl (FB Link)
Saturday, October 8th, 11:30am (registration); Noon (start)
Every year, our (mostly young) alumni compete with other local alumni groups in this annual tradition organized by the Duke club. Join Young Alumni coordinators Jackie Rodriguez ’10 and Roger Sammon ’14 as they lead the Irish team to victory. Stops along the crawl will include Basic (starting point), EVTB, Knotty Barrel, Bootlegger, Social Tap, The Deck at Moonshine Flats (In that order). Your $15 ($20 at the door) includes pizza at Basic, plus a specialty drink at TWO different pub crawl locations, plus drink specials at ALL locations, plus a raffle ticket for prizes at ALL locations, plus a souvenir item (limited to the first 100 people that register so register soon!) plus an afternoon of fun with awesome young professional peeps in San Diego! The event will probably max out their 150 person capacity, so get your registration in early. You do not need to be officially a young alum to participate, by the way. Register at this link, and feel free to drop a note to Jackie & Brendan to know to look for you via the youngalumni@ndsandiego.org e-mail address.

GO IRISH!

Ken Stimeling ’90
Communications Director
The Notre Dame Club of San Diego
webmaster@ndsandiego.org

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MSU Game Watch, Finance, Seniors, Community and More!

Hello San Diego Notre Dame Family:

I hope you’re all enjoying the cooler weather in this second week of September. Lots of great events coming up so I’ll get right to it…

Michigan State Game Watch!
Saturday, September 17th, 4:30 pm (Pacific Time)
After winning a … winnable game vs. Nevada, the Irish have another chance to prove themselves against familiar opponent and 12th-ranked Michigan State. MSU has only one game under their belt this year, a 28-13 win over Furman, so hard to draw much conclusion from their season-to-date stats (except perhaps that MSU is not Alabama). In any case, ND-MSU games more often than not provide some great moments – bet that MSU pulls out a trick play or two, so we’ll get to see how this young Irish defense responds. Game time is perfect for having some great food among friends and watching a football game, so please join us at one of our two fantastic locations. You don’t need to be a club member, ND grad or even San Diego resident to join us, you just need to love ND football. Here’s how to find us: Prospect Bar & Grill – Downtown La Jolla • East Village Tavern + Bowl – Downtown San Diego

ND Finance Group back in Full Swing this Fall with 3 Events
Tuesday, September 20th, 7:15am – 8:15am
UTC Area
Cost: Free! (pastries, fruit, coffee provided)
Please RSVP to: Michele (Perry) Schiller ’02 at finance@ndsandiego.org
Come meet fellow Notre Dame CEOs, CFOs, Bankers, Investors, CPAs, and more. We will meet 7:15am – 8:15am on Tuesday morning, September 20th in the UTC area. There are over 250 Notre Dame alumni and supporters in San Diego who either studied finance and accounting at Notre Dame or have a job profile indicating they work in a role related to those fields. Let’s get together and meet one another! NowCFO will provide the continental breakfast (pastries, fruit, coffee), Michele (Perry) Schiller ’02 and David Worner, Partner of NowCFO in San Diego, will share information about cash management, leveraging relationships with banks to control short term cash flow, and raising capital, as well as words of wisdom from career experience. The presentation will be followed by a networking session. If you are able to attend, please RSVP by email to Michele Schiller (finance@ndsandiego.org) and we’ll send you a confirmation with the details on where to meet. Space is limited to approximately 25 participants so please let us know if you need to cancel your RSVP in case there is a waiting list. The meeting will start at 7:15am and the meeting will end with the optional building tour at 8:15am. Also, save the date for our next two events, a November 2nd Happy Hour with Professor Corey Angst from the Mendoza Business School, and another breakfast event on December 8th. Hope to meet you on the 20th! GO IRISH! -Michele (Perry) Schiller ‘02

Senior Alumni Luncheon
Thursday, September 22nd, 1130 – Social gathering, 1200 – Lunch
Lomas Santa Fe Country Club (1505 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach)
Lunch Cost: $18.00 (Coffee, Tea, Lemonade, Gratuity and Tax Included)
Please RSVP to: Frank Whitton ’56 at 760-438-9400 (to ensure enough tables and lunch)
Speaker: Dr. Melanie Burkholder, former Special Agent, US Secret Service
Dr. Burkholder’s duties included protection details for the President, Vice-President and many foreign dignitaries. As an investigator of Identity Theft, Fraud, Money Laundering, Bank Fraud and Counterfeit in the Los Angeles Field Office, she was an integral part of an investigation into international identity theft by an organization based in Nigeria.

Young Alumni Happy Hour
Thursday, September 29th 6:00pm
The Office, North Park
Monthly Young Alumni Happy Hours have restarted, with the next meetup occuring on Thursday, September 29th at 6 pm at The Office, in North Park. Look for the Notre Dame flag. All are welcome. If you can’t make this months happy hour, mark your calendar for the last Thursday of each month, and check the club website or Facebook page for location. If you have any suggestions for future bars/restaurants feel free to send an email to youngalumni@ndsandiego.org. We hope to see many of you there!

Domerpreneurs visit Turquoise Barn Cider!
Wednesday, October 12th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Turquoise Barn Cider, 955 Maple Street, Ramona, CA 92065
Cost: Free! (appetizers provided by the club)
Please RSVP by Oct 11 to: Alex Montoya ’96 at alexmontoya619@gmail.com
If you are a business owner or aspire to be one, please join us at our second Domerpreneurs event on October 12! We will be having a social gathering at Turquoise Barn Cider, a hard cider company owned and operated by Notre Dame & SMC alumni. Please join us for networking and free appetizers provided by the club. Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase the newly-released fall cider. Special thanks to Neil ’08 and Sarah SMC ’07 Kennedy for hosting.

Halloween Party for Kids at Fr. Joe’s Village
Friday, October 28th, 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Domer Friends and Families, we need your help and support for our next community outreach event. On October 28, Friday, at the Father Joe Village downtown San Diego (Imperial Ave) we will put on a Halloween Themed celebration for homeless and disadvantaged teens. We need a team that is willing to be creative to decorate the hall, manage the food line, and also set up a craft table full of supplies to make your own masquerade mask. We are looking at 60 to 70 total people with 50 teens and the rest support staff and volunteers. Having fun is authorized, making a positive influence on these challenged teens is welcomed, and giving this group of party goers a few hours of normalcy is the goal. We need food, music, and people the day of the event willing to enjoy
the evening (In costume would be great!). if you’re interested in volunteering or if you would like more information please contact Martin Holguin MBA ’14 at community@ndsandiego.org.

8th Annual Fall Crawl (FB Link)
Saturday, October 8th, 11:30am (registration); Noon (start)
Every year, our (mostly young) alumni compete with other local alumni groups in this annual tradition organized by the Duke club. Join Young Alumni coordinators Jackie Rodriguez ’10 and Roger Sammon ’14 as they lead the Irish team to victory. Stops along the crawl will include Basic (starting point), EVTB, Knotty Barrel, Bootlegger, Social Tap, The Deck at Moonshine Flats (In that order). Your $15 ($20 at the door) includes pizza at Basic, plus a specialty drink at TWO different pub crawl locations, plus drink specials at ALL locations, plus a raffle ticket for prizes at ALL locations, plus a souvenir item (limited to the first 100 people that register so register soon!) plus an afternoon of fun with awesome young professional peeps in San Diego! The event will probably max out their 150 person capacity, so get your registration in early. You do not need to be officially a young alum to participate, by the way. Register at this link, and feel free to drop a note to Jackie & Brendan to know to look for you via the youngalumni@ndsandiego.org e-mail address.

GO IRISH!

Ken Stimeling ’90
Communications Director
The Notre Dame Club of San Diego
webmaster@ndsandiego.org

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Nevada Game Watch, ND Finance Group, Domerpreneurs and More!

Hello San Diego Notre Dame Family:

As they say these days, “well, that just happened.” While it’s always tough to lose, the Irish made last week’s game exciting to the end. There are more tough games ahead of us, but as our young defense gains game experience, they’ll no-doubt improve. On the bright side, the offense gave up zero turnovers, and the place-kicking game seems much more of a sure-thing (lucky blocks aside). So, it’s early in the season and there’s lots of excitement ahead. Come out and join us for a game watch or two, and we’d also love to have you at one of our other great events … read on for those details! Before I let you go though, one last note … if you are an ND grad, and would like to help recruit future classes by helping the club with a college fair at a local high school, please drop me an email at admissions.volunteers@ndsandiego.org. Events are almost all in October, with the exception of Carlsbad HS which is coming up on Tuesday, 9/20. Thanks!

Nevada Game Watch!
Saturday, September 10th, 12:30 pm (Pacific Time)
After a tough game on Sunday and a short week between games, our beloved Irish return home to play a beatable Nevada team. In 2015, Nevada was 7-6 with losses to the likes of UNLV and Utah State. Also, this past Saturday, they gave up 383 rushing yards and a 24-10 halftime lead to Cal Poly before squeaking by in OT 30-27. So…I’m not really predicting a nail-biter this week, but I am definitely recommending that you come out and join your local ND family at one of our two amazing game watch locations. You don’t need to be a club member, ND grad or even San Diego resident to join us, you just need to love ND football. Here’s how to find us: Prospect Bar & Grill – Downtown La Jolla • East Village Tavern + Bowl – Downtown San Diego

ND Finance Group back in Full Swing this Fall with 3 Events
Tuesday, September 20th, 7:15am – 8:15am
UTC Area
Cost: Free! (pastries, fruit, coffee provided)
Please RSVP to: Michele (Perry) Schiller ’02 at finance@ndsandiego.org
Come meet fellow Notre Dame CEOs, CFOs, Bankers, Investors, CPAs, and more. We will meet 7:15am – 8:15am on Tuesday morning, September 20th in the UTC area. There are over 250 Notre Dame alumni and supporters in San Diego who either studied finance and accounting at Notre Dame or have a job profile indicating they work in a role related to those fields. Let’s get together and meet one another! NowCFO will provide the continental breakfast (pastries, fruit, coffee), Michele (Perry) Schiller ’02 and David Worner, Partner of NowCFO in San Diego, will share information about cash management, leveraging relationships with banks to control short term cash flow, and raising capital, as well as words of wisdom from career experience. The presentation will be followed by a networking session. If you are able to attend, please RSVP by email to Michele Schiller (finance@ndsandiego.org) and we’ll send you a confirmation with the details on where to meet. Space is limited to approximately 25 participants so please let us know if you need to cancel your RSVP in case there is a waiting list. The meeting will start at 7:15am and the meeting will end with the optional building tour at 8:15am. Also, save the date for our next two events, a November 2nd Happy Hour with Professor Corey Angst from the Mendoza Business School, and another breakfast event on December 8th. Hope to meet you on the 20th! GO IRISH! -Michele (Perry) Schiller ‘02

Senior Alumni Luncheon
Thursday, September 22nd, 1130 – Social gathering, 1200 – Lunch
Lomas Santa Fe Country Club (1505 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach)
Lunch Cost: $18.00 (Coffee, Tea, Lemonade, Gratuity and Tax Included)
Please RSVP to: Frank Whitton ’56 at 760-438-9400 (to ensure enough tables and lunch)
Speaker: Dr. Melanie Burkholder, former Special Agent, US Secret Service
Dr. Burkholder’s duties included protection details for the President, Vice-President and many foreign dignitaries. As an investigator of Identity Theft, Fraud, Money Laundering, Bank Fraud and Counterfeit in the Los Angeles Field Office, she was an integral part of an investigation into international identity theft by an organization based in Nigeria.

Domerpreneurs visit Turquoise Barn Cider!
Wednesday, October 12th, 6:00pm – 8:00pm
Turquoise Barn Cider, 955 Maple Street, Ramona, CA 92065
Cost: Free! (appetizers provided by the club)
Please RSVP by Oct 11 to: Alex Montoya ’96 at alexmontoya619@gmail.com
If you are a business owner or aspire to be one, please join us at our second Domerpreneurs event on October 12! We will be having a social gathering at Turquoise Barn Cider, a hard cider company owned and operated by Notre Dame & SMC alumni. Please join us for networking and free appetizers provided by the club. Attendees will have the opportunity to purchase the newly-released fall cider. Special thanks to Neil ’08 and Sarah SMC ’07 Kennedy for hosting.

Halloween Party for Kids at Fr. Joe’s Village
Friday, October 28th, 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Domer Friends and Families, we need your help and support for our next community outreach event. On October 28, Friday, at the Father Joe Village downtown San Diego (Imperial Ave) we will put on a Halloween Themed celebration for homeless and disadvantaged teens. We need a team that is willing to be creative to decorate the hall, manage the food line, and also set up a craft table full of supplies to make your own masquerade mask. We are looking at 60 to 70 total people with 50 teens and the rest support staff and volunteers. Having fun is authorized, making a positive influence on these challenged teens is welcomed, and giving this group of party goers a few hours of normalcy is the goal. We need food, music, and people the day of the event willing to enjoy
the evening (In costume would be great!). if you’re interested in volunteering or if you would like more information please contact Martin Holguin MBA ’14 at community@ndsandiego.org.

8th Annual Fall Crawl (FB Link)
Saturday, October 8th, 11:30am (registration); Noon (start)
Every year, our (mostly young) alumni compete with other local alumni groups in this annual tradition organized by the Duke club. Join Young Alumni coordinators Jackie Rodriguez ’10 and Roger Sammon ’14 as they lead the Irish team to victory. Stops along the crawl will include Basic (starting point), EVTB, Knotty Barrel, Bootlegger, Social Tap, The Deck at Moonshine Flats (In that order). Your $15 ($20 at the door) includes pizza at Basic, plus a specialty drink at TWO different pub crawl locations, plus drink specials at ALL locations, plus a raffle ticket for prizes at ALL locations, plus a souvenir item (limited to the first 100 people that register so register soon!) plus an afternoon of fun with awesome young professional peeps in San Diego! The event will probably max out their 150 person capacity, so get your registration in early. You do not need to be officially a young alum to participate, by the way. Register at this link, and feel free to drop a note to Jackie & Brendan to know to look for you via the youngalumni@ndsandiego.org e-mail address.

GO IRISH!

Ken Stimeling ’90
Communications Director
The Notre Dame Club of San Diego
webmaster@ndsandiego.org

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Texas Game Watch, Sr. Alum Luncheon, Fall Crawl & Fr. Joe’s Halloween

Hello San Diego Notre Dame Family:

The summer is coming to an end, Notre Dame has started classes, and our beloved Irish football team returns to the gridiron this weekend! We had some great summer events, thanks to all of you who were able to attend, and thanks to those who helped organize them! In addition to game watches, we have some other fabulous events coming up, and as usual we hope you’ll be able to join your local Notre Dame family at one of them. The Texas game is at an odd time (4:30pm on Sunday), but our loyal game watch establishments are nevertheless ready to welcome you all to kick off the season in style. More details follow. See you soon!

Texas Game Watch!
Sunday, September 4th, 4:30 pm (Pacific Time)
Messin' With TexasA big kudos to the Austin club for the statement T-Shirt pictured at left! Our beloved Irish kick off the season with a chance to prove themselves worthy of their #10 ranking. Yes, we pounded Texas at home 38-3 in last year’s season opener, and yes, we are 9-2 all time. Consider this though — the Longhorns went on to beat then #10 Oklahoma 24-17, and then #18 Baylor 23-17 at home. This year, we’ll be playing Texas in their house, with a 3.5 point spread. This could be a nail-biter so come out and share the emotional roller coaster with your fellow family members. We’re back home again at our two game-watch locations–you probably know where they are, but just in case (we love new game-watchers and visitors from out of town!) Prospect Bar & Grill – Downtown La Jolla • East Village Tavern + Bowl – Downtown San Diego

Senior Alumni Luncheon
Thursday, September 22nd, 1130 – Social gathering, 1200 – Lunch
Lomas Santa Fe Country Club (1505 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach)
Lunch Cost: $18.00 (Coffee, Tea, Lemonade, Gratuity and Tax Included)
Please RSVP to: Frank Whitton ’56 at 760-438-9400 (to ensure enough tables and lunch)
Speaker: Dr. Melanie Burkholder, former Special Agent, US Secret Service
Dr. Burkholder’s duties included protection details for the President, Vice-President and many foreign dignitaries. As an investigator of Identity Theft, Fraud, Money Laundering, Bank Fraud and Counterfeit in the Los Angeles Field Office, she was an integral part of an investigation into international identity theft by an organization based in Nigeria.

Halloween Party for Kids at Fr. Joe’s Village
Friday, October 28th, 7:00pm to 10:00pm
Domer Friends and Families, we need your help and support for our next community outreach event. On October 28, Friday, at the Father Joe Village downtown San Diego (Imperial Ave) we will put on a Halloween Themed celebration for homeless and disadvantaged teens. We need a team that is willing to be creative to decorate the hall, manage the food line, and also set up a craft table full of supplies to make your own masquerade mask. We are looking at 60 to 70 total people with 50 teens and the rest support staff and volunteers. Having fun is authorized, making a positive influence on these challenged teens is welcomed, and giving this group of party goers a few hours of normalcy is the goal. We need food, music, and people the day of the event willing to enjoy
the evening (In costume would be great!). if you’re interested in volunteering or if you would like more information please contact Martin Holguin MBA ’14 at community@ndsandiego.org.

8th Annual Fall Crawl (FB Link)
Saturday, October 8th, 11:30am (registration); Noon (start)
Every year, our (mostly young) alumni compete with other local alumni groups in this annual tradition organized by the Duke club. Join Young Alumni coordinators Jackie Rodriguez ’10 and Roger Sammon ’14 as they lead the Irish team to victory. Stops along the crawl will include Basic (starting point), EVTB, Knotty Barrel, Bootlegger, Social Tap, The Deck at Moonshine Flats (In that order). Your $15 ($20 at the door) includes pizza at Basic, plus a specialty drink at TWO different pub crawl locations, plus drink specials at ALL locations, plus a raffle ticket for prizes at ALL locations, plus a souvenir item (limited to the first 100 people that register so register soon!) plus an afternoon of fun with awesome young professional peeps in San Diego! The event will probably max out their 150 person capacity, so get your registration in early. You do not need to be officially a young alum to participate, by the way. Register at this link, and feel free to drop a note to Jackie & Brendan to know to look for you via the youngalumni@ndsandiego.org e-mail address.

GO IRISH!

Ken Stimeling ’90
Communications Director
The Notre Dame Club of San Diego
webmaster@ndsandiego.org

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Join us for the Annual Student Sendoff Picnic

Annual Student Sendoff Picnic
Saturday, July 30th, 2016 at 11:30am (mass); 12:00pm (picnic)

Saturday, July 30th we’ll have our annual Student Send-Off Picnic. The picnic starts at noon at Spreckels Park in Coronado, and is probably the best event we have for the entire family. The park has a playground for the little ones, plenty of space for kids of all ages to run around, parking is easy, and the event is quite casual.

Come welcome some of the 24 incoming freshmen and their parents to the Notre Dame family!!

Pricing is $10/adult, and $5 kids 5-12, with a $25 family maximum (current sophomores, juniors and seniors are $5 and incoming students are FREE). Price includes includes food & drink (catered by the Taco Man!) and fantastic conversation with incoming students and their families.
Club Chaplain Fr. Brian Kelly celebrates mass at Sacred Heart at 1130am prior to the picnic, which you’re also welcome to attend.

You can find more details and register at the event page: http://sandiego.undclub.org/sendoff2016.

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Entrepreneurs, Seniors, Students, Volunteers & TShirts

Hello San Diego Notre Dame Family – So much stuff coming up, I’ll get right to it…

Student & New Grad Networking Brunch
Sunday, June 26th, 1030am
The Farms, 8500 St. Andrews Rd., Rancho Santa Fe, CA
To RSVP, please click here: http://goo.gl/forms/CaGmAPOk7AfQ46y93
On Sunday, June 26, the University and the Notre Dame Club of San Diego will be hosting a networking brunch for new graduates and summer interns. We want to connect recent graduates and interns with each other and Notre Dame alumni in the community and to provide the students with unofficial mentors to reach out to for any type of advice. We also want to introduce Notre Dame’s Talent and Employer Relations Specialist (Kaci Kelly) to alumni in the area who are interested in hiring Notre Dame Students or want to learn more about the Notre Dame Career Service piece of the California Initiative! Brunch will be provided!

Domerpreneurs First Gathering
Wednesday, June 29, 5pm – 7pm
Social Tap – outdoor patio, 815 J Street #101, San Diego, CA 92101
For questions, please contact: Alex Montoya ’96, alexmontoya619@gmail.com
Alumni and Friends, the ND Club of San Diego will be hosting the first “Domerpreneurs” meet up 29 June at the Social Tap outdoor patio from 5 PM to 7 PM. The purpose of this group is to bring together those considering entrepreneurial endeavors and also for those in the “throes” of the experience, to share the ups and downs of owning your own business and vision.

Senior Alumni Luncheon
Thursday, July 7th, 1130 – Social gathering, 1200 – Lunch
Lomas Santa Fe Country Club (1505 Lomas Santa Fe Drive, Solana Beach)
Lunch Cost: $18.00 (Tip and Tax included)
Please RSVP to: Frank Whitton ’56 at 760-438-9400 or fhwnd56@roadrunner.com (to ensure enough tables and lunch)
Speaker: Mr. Arne John Nelson, Captain, USN (Ret.), Chief Executive Officer of the San Diego USO
The USO has served our nation’s men and women in the U.S. military, and their families, around the world, from the moment they entered the military, through deployments and during their transition back to the private sector. The USO downtown center served over 34,000 visitors last year. The USO center located at the Airport served over 120,000 traveling military personnel during the same period. The USO provides a myriad of diverse services to our service men and women which Mr. Nelson will discuss with you in more detail at the luncheon.

The Shirt 2016 On-Sale
There are still some shirts available so that you can show your pride in 2016 with this year’s Shirt (http://theshirt.nd.edu/)! San Diego Club sales for this year’s Shirt are currently underway. The club is able to sell the shirts at $15 each while the ND Bookstore price is $18. If you are interested is securing a shirt, please contact Rob Sills at theshirt@ndsandiego.org with the quantity and sizes that you need.

Annual Student Sendoff Picnic
Saturday, July 30th, 1130 mass – 1200 Picnic
Mass at Sacred Heart (7th & C), Picnic at Spreckels Park (6th & C), Coronado
Cost:

  • $25.00 for unlimited family members or
  • Individually: $10/adult, $5 students/kids 5 & older, FREE for incoming freshmen & kids under 5.

Please RSVP in one of the following ways:
Register & Pay Online via our event page: http://sandiego.undclub.org/sendoff2016
Email Karen Ron ’02 at alumnischools@ndsandiego.org.

Ronald McDonald House Volunteering
Sunday, July 31st, Need coverage from 9am – 2pm, We’re serving lunch from 12:00pm-1:30pm
Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego, 2929 Children’s Way, San Diego 92123
If you’re interested in helping with this event, please send us an email at community@ndsandiego.org.
Families spend long days and nights at the hospital with their child. When they come back to their “home away from home,” a hot nutritious meal gives these exhausted and overwhelmed families the chance to relax and connect with others before the next day starts. The Mission of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego provides a “home away from home” for families with children being treated for serious, often life-threatening conditions at local hospitals. Their vision is to provide a welcoming and convenient home base where families may take care of their basic needs so they can better focus on what really matters: caring for their critically ill or injured child.

GO IRISH!

Ken Stimeling ’90
Communications Director
The Notre Dame Club of San Diego
webmaster@ndsandiego.org

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Domerpreneurs (6/29), Sendoff (7/30), McDonald House (7/31)

Hello San Diego Notre Dame Family:

With the annual Padres outing coming up on Saturday, response has been so strong that we are now oversubscribed for tickets. As a result, we’ve closed online registration. If you would still like to inquire about tickets, please email Tom Larimer ’00 at padres@ndsandiego.org. For those who weren’t able to make the game, here are some other great opportunities coming up soon!

Domerpreneurs First Gathering
Wednesday, June 29, 5pm – 7pm
Social Tap – outdoor patio, 815 J Street #101, San Diego, CA 92101
For questions, please contact: Alex Montoya ’96, alexmontoya619@gmail.com
Alumni and Friends, the ND Club of San Diego will be hosting the first “Domerpreneurs” meet up 29 June at the Social Tap outdoor patio from 5 PM to 7 PM. The purpose of this group is to bring together those considering entrepreneurial endeavors and also for those in the “throes” of the experience, to share the ups and downs of owning your own business and vision.

Annual Student Sendoff Picnic
Saturday, July 30th, 1130 mass – 1200 Picnic
Mass at Sacred Heart (7th & C), Picnic at Spreckels Park (6th & C), Coronado
Cost:

  • $25.00 for unlimited family members or
  • Individually: $10/adult, $5 students/kids 5 & older, FREE for incoming freshmen & kids under 5.

Please RSVP in one of the following ways:
Register & Pay Online via our event page: http://sandiego.undclub.org/sendoff2016
Email Karen Ron ’02 at alumnischools@ndsandiego.org.

Ronald McDonald House Volunteering
Sunday, July 31st, Need coverage from 9am – 2pm, We’re serving lunch from 12:00pm-1:30pm
Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego, 2929 Children’s Way, San Diego 92123
If you’re interested in helping with this event, please send us an email at community@ndsandiego.org.
Families spend long days and nights at the hospital with their child. When they come back to their “home away from home,” a hot nutritious meal gives these exhausted and overwhelmed families the chance to relax and connect with others before the next day starts. The Mission of the Ronald McDonald House Charities of San Diego provides a “home away from home” for families with children being treated for serious, often life-threatening conditions at local hospitals. Their vision is to provide a welcoming and convenient home base where families may take care of their basic needs so they can better focus on what really matters: caring for their critically ill or injured child.

GO IRISH!

Ken Stimeling ’90
Communications Director
The Notre Dame Club of San Diego
webmaster@ndsandiego.org

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