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Two exceptional book events for Yale alumni in New York are coming up soon!  Hear Ron Chernow '70, winner of the National Book Award, speak on November 3 about his highly acclaimed new work Washington, A Life.  And learn from Yale Prof. Ian Ayres '81, NY Times best-selling author of Carrots and Sticks, about the science and practice of meeting personal goals on Oct 26.

We bring you both gatherings in the Mies van der Rohe and Phillip Johnson's landmark Seagram Building at 375 Park Avenue, one of the finest and most elegant examples of curtain-wall architecture in the world. 

Benefit for Yale Alumni of New York at Reebok Club This Weekend!

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Join us at the Reebok Sports Club this Saturday 10/2 from noon to 3:30 for a workout class, lunch party, and a three day pass (useable any time this year) to enjoy the club!

Your attendance at this special event will benefit the newly rejuvenated Yale Alumni of New York, an alumni community nonprofit by and for Yalies who want more out of their alumni experience in NYC.

BUY YOUR TICKET HERE --Tickets are $40
Special $25 for recent graduates (from last 5 years, please enter "classdiscount" to get $25 special price)

Your ticket will include a Saturday class of your choice, a delicious and healthy lunch party, a three-day pass to the club (useable any time this year), and a donation to benefit the newly revitalized Yale Alumni of New York.  The raised funds will support various key projects, including a planned overhaul of a website for Yale alumni in New York.

Reebok Sports Club (160 Columbus Ave at 67th St) is one of the premier sports clubs in the city, a 140,000-sq.-ft. facility with state-of-the-art fitness equipment, a 75-ft. swimming pool, a mind-body program, volleyball and basketball courts, a rock-climbing wall, a boxing studio, a lavish spa/massage facility, and 170 classes every week. This is your chance to try it out for three whole days!

Special Saturday Classes -- Please choose ONE:

1. Rock Climbing: scale their awesome 3 story, 40 foot wall.

2. Zenergy: a dynamic fusion of traditional yoga, aerobics, strength training and restorative meditation.

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Great events and volunteer opportunities coming up this Summer!

Check out the Summer Institute of the Arts, or The After-School Corporation's College & Career Fair for volunteer opportunities to help students learn about careers.  Looking for an active vacation?  Consider joining Yalies for a trip to the Czech Republic and Poland.  Looking to see new worlds without getting on a plane?  Immerse yourself in the art scene at an art crawl, guided art gallery tour, or Hispanic Society tour.

Speaking of exciting events, we wish to thank the 200+ alumni and friends who joined us at our first Yale New York Benefit Soiree!  Everyone had a great time!

Additionally, we gratefully acknowledge the following individuals and organizations for their generosity and contribution to making this event a tremendous success.  Premium Sponsors: Landmarc Catering, David Yurman Boutique, and Reebok Sports Club.   Benefit Donors: Aero Studio, Smorgas Chef, Crepes du Nord, Sephora, MHW Ltd, Billy Kolber '86 (Avon), Bulldog Gin,, Vino Fino, CLO Intimo, Academy Floral and Paul Goldberger.

Happy Summer,
Gretchen Grant

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