Tuesday, November 3, 2009

NU Club of SEFL announces Big Ten Schedule of Events‏

Dear NU Alumni,
The last Big Ten Happy Hour at Morton's Steakhouse on September 30th had a turnout of about 60 Big Ten alumni. Of this number, there were 20 NU alums present. NU had the largest number of alums in attendance!

There are two Big Ten Happy Hours coming up! One is in Miami on Wednesday, November 11th and the other in Boca Raton, on Wednesday, December 2nd. Please see details below.



5:00p.m. until ???

LOCATION: Waxy O'Connor's Irish Pub
690 S.W. 1st Court
Miami (Brickell area)
North side of Neo Vertika condominium
Phone: 786-871-7660

Join local area Big Ten alums at Waxy O'Connor's newest venue tucked along the south shore of the Miami River, just south of downtown and next to the Metrorail bridge. It features a nice selection of draft beer, wines, and pub food. $2-off happy hour drink specials are available until 7:00 p.m. ($4-$5).

Limited street parking is available for a fee along S.W. 1st Court, north of S.W. 7th Street, on the east side of the Neo Vertika condo. Valet parking is available for $5 at a booth along 1st Court.

Waxy's is a little tricky to find. Directions are as follows:

From Metrorail: Get off at the Brickell station and walk about five blocks north along S.W. 1st Court (west side of the tracks) to the river. Waxy's is on the left side.

From the North via I-95: South on I-95 to the Miami Avenue/Biscayne Blvd. (Exit 2C on the left side). Take the ramp that leads to Miami Avenue. Turn right (south) along Miami Ave. over the Miami River. Right onto S.W. 7th Street (US 41 west) and then another right onto S.W. 1st Court, just beyond the overhead Metrorail tracks.

From Downtown Miami via US 1: Take Biscayne Blvd. South and over the Miami River bridge to where US 1 becomes Brickell Ave. Make a right onto S.W. 7th St. (US 41 west) and then make a right onto S.W. 1st Court, just beyond the overhead Metrorail tracks.

From the South via US 1: Take South Dixie Highway to S. Miami Ave. Make a left and proceed north to S.W. 7th Street (US 41 west). Turn left and then make a right onto S.W. 1st Court, just past the overhead Metrorail tracks.

From the West via SR 836: Take the Dolphin Expressway eastbound to I-95. Exit southbound on I-95 and get over to the left lane. Follow the "From the north via I-95" directions at that point.

Contact Steve Feuer at feuer@psualum.com for more information.
5:00 p.m. until ???

LOCATION: The Addison
2 E. Camino Real
Boca Raton
Corner of Camino Real and S. Dixie Highway
Phone: 561-395-9335
Join local Big Ten alumni to celebrate the holidays at the historic residence of architect Addison Mizner, now restored as an upscale restaurant and meeting place. The Addison features fine wines, mixed drinks, beer, and a gourmet food menu. Half-priced drinks, including wine as low as $5 and beer as low as $2.50, along with a special $5 appetizer menu will be offered from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m.

Free valet parking is available. To get there, take I-95 to Palmetto Park Road (Exit 44). Head east about two miles and turn right onto S. Dixie Highway. (SR 811). Go south approx. 1/2 mile to Camino Real. The Addison will be on the left side.
Coming attractions in 2010:

February 10-13: Men's Big Ten Match Play Golf Tournament @ Heron Bay, Coral Springs. Events will include: a pro-am and dinner with the coaches & players, and a Boatride down the intracoastal. Coordinator: Doug Maran illinoisalumni@yahoo.com

Saturday, March 27: "Jersey Boys" Broadway Musical at the Kravis Center, West Palm Beach, Florida, Tickets $83.00 per person. This is the NU Club's annual theatre group event with Illinois Club. Deadline to pay by sending checks to Doug Maran, Illinois President** is January 25, 2010 Pre-dinner with the group is separate & at location TBA.

**To order tickets please contact Doug Maran, President, Illinois Alumni Club, 1201 SW 141 Ave. #104, Pembroke Pines, FL 33027. Tel: 954-435-7333. Email: illinoisalumni@yahoo.com.
Saturday, April 10: ANNUAL BIG TEN PICNIC

TY Park, Hollywood. 11am-4pm. Watch for more details in subsequent e-mail message. Steve Feuer South Florida Big Ten Alumni Picnic Co-coordinator
Penn State '88 Contact information is feuer@psualum.com

September 18: Annual Cubs-Marlins Game, 7pm, and tailgater 5pm.

Wear your purple proudly and get involved with the fellow local Wildcats by attending or planning Club events. We believe you will benefit from participation. To become a SEFL Club Member, Click here to register online or see the membership section of the SEFL Club Website for more information. The SEFL Club Calendar of events will be updated soon for the upcoming year. You can view past events and photos on the SEFL Club website as well.

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