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UAS Alumni & Friends: Summer Round-Up

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Alumni Gustavus Golf Tournament a Success!

UAS Golfers

On Sunday, May 18, 2008, 52 golfers and several passengers and volunteers boarded an Allen Marine catamaran and sailed for Gustavus for the 4th Annual Alumni Golf Tournament.  After arriving in Gustavus, the hearty group braved the wind and relished the sun to play an18 hole scramble at the Mount Fairweather Golf Course.  Golfers included Alumni & Friends members, UAS faculty and staff, government officials and local business owners.  The tournament raised over $4,000 and added several new members to the UAS Alumni & Friends.  

4th Annual Alumni Mariners Game brings together alumni and supporters of UAS

Chancellor Pugh and the Mariner MooseOver 60 alumni and friends of UAS joined Chancellor John Pugh at Safeco Field in Seattle on July 19.  Attendees and their families hailed from all over Alaska, Washington and Oregon to enjoy the game from an exclusive right-field suite complete with ballpark goodies to eat, and a visit from the Mariners Moose!  This event has proven to be a great way to get people together who have since moved on from their time at UAS in a fun and convenient location.  Look for postcards in May of next year – we hope you’ll consider coming to cheer on the Mariners and see some old UAS friends at next summer’s game day.

UAS Alumni & Friends host first golf tournament at new golf course in Sitka!

Sitka was the picturesque backdrop for the first-ever Sitka Alumni Golf Tournament at the new Sea Mountain Golf Course on August 9.  Out of the 42 golfers who participated in the event, 70% were local Sitka residents, with the remainder of the group from Juneau.  The object of the tournament was to raise money for the Sitka Campus general scholarship fund and to help start a local Sitka Chapter of Alumni & Friends.    The winning team at the Sitka Golf Tournament was led by UAS Personnel Director Kirk McAllister of Juneau

Want to be a part of what we do?  Join on-line, by phone or by snail mail – memberships start at only $25 per year.  All membership types described at our Website. Lots of great events are planned for the year ahead including the annual Beer & Wine Tasting in October, Holiday Entertaining 101 in November, group seats at the final two games of the Great Alaska Shootout in Anchorage, Gingerbread Magic in December, and the annual Spring Auction & Dinner for student scholarships.  And of course… next summer we’ll start all over again with a new Golf Tournament and Mariners Game. More events added as the year progresses – keep checking the Website for the most up to date information.


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