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Sunday, February 21, 2010

Community Service: Save the Dates

Save the dates for two upcoming Community Service projects:

Saturday, April 17: Join PA3 volunteers as we help turn a quarter-acre site adjacent to Isles Youth Build Institute in Trenton into a garden (rain date April 18).

June 11-13: PA3 will be out in force to help with the Special Olympics Summer Games at The College of New Jersey in Ewing. A variety of jobs will be available. Details coming in March.

Thursday, February 4, 2010

Tiger Talk: Charter Schools in Suburbia - Feb 5th

**Note as of Sat at 8:30 AM: The event will occur as planned**


Waiting for Superman in Central NJ? Why is there a trend of new charter schools in areas that have outstanding public schools?

Featuring these outstanding panelists:

Julia Sass Rubin, PhD S*05 - One of the founding members of Save our Schools NJ, a nonpartisan, grassroots organization of parents and other concerned residents who believe that all New Jersey children should have access to a high quality public education.

Carolyn Rouse, PhD. - Princeton University Professor of Anthropology

Maureen Quirk, PhD *82 S*83 P13 - Founder and Trustee of Princeton Charter School, a public school in Princeton Township offering a free, academically rigorous education to students in kindergarten through grade eight.

Parker Block - Founder and Spokesperson of Princeton International Academy Charter School, a Mandarin-immersion public school opening its doors to students in kindergarten through second grade from the Princeton Regional, South Brunswick, and West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional school districts starting in September 2011.

Bonnie Rogers '13 - Princeton University Student and Charter School Volunteer with Scholar Academies and Foundation Academy Charter School in Trenton, NJ

Following their comments, the panelists will be available for questions from attendees or other panelists.

February 5, 2011

10 AM – 12 noon

The Nassau Club, 6 Mercer Street, Princeton, NJ

Danishes and coffee/tea/juice included

Ticket price: $10 per person

PayPal RSVP no longer available.

Please bring cash or check to pay at the door.

If you would like to find out more about these organizations in Central NJ, please visit their websites:

Princeton International Academy Charter School (grades K – 2nd and adding grades)

Princeton Charter School Princeton Charter School (grades K – 8th)

Save Our Schools NJ (SOSnj) Save our Schools NJ

Tuesday, February 2, 2010

Feb 18th Wine Tasting, Mediterra

Tiger Tasting February Event:
Wine Tasting at Mediterra, February 18, 2010

Just a few days after the beloved and dreaded Valentine's Day, we invite you to unwind at the relaxing atmosphere of Mediterra with another fun and informal wine tasting. Join us for our comeback to the birthplace of our cherished Tiger Tasting events! Cost is $30 for a dues paying member and guest (limit one guest at this price) and $40 for all others. Our last 3 events were wildly popular and fun - they sold out quickly - please sign up soon!

We will arrive at Mediterra at 6 PM, the wine seminar will begin promptly at 6:30 and is slated to end at around 8 PM.

Date: Thursday, February 18th
Time: 6 - 8 PM
Location: Mediterra
29 Hulfish Street, Princeton, NJ 08542

Please pre-pay with the secure PayPal links below. If you prefer to send a paper check, please make it payable to the Princeton Area Alumni Association and mail it to our Treasurer:

Fouad J Masrieh
1009 Barclay Blvd.
Princeton, N J 08540

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