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Invitation to a Jazz Concert, July 16, 2022
2:00pm – 5:30pm


“Pete” DeWitt Peterson Invites you and your best friends to:

310 Pleasant Valley Avenue, Moorestown, NJ 08057 (1/2 mile east of mall to left and 10 houses on left from Route 38) or one mile from EXIT 4 (north on 73 ¼ mile to right on Fellowship and left on Pleasant Valley at 4th light)

2:00 PM to 5:30 PM

OLD TIME JAZZ, Jerry Rife’s Rhythm Kings Jerry Rife, Reeds Guest Star, Cornet Pete Reichlin, Trombone & Tuba Pat Mercuri, Guitar & Banjo Jim Lawlor, Drums.

You cannot park on Pleasant Valley Avenue due to new law! Park on Somers and Springhouse, my driveway and south front lawn for musicians and physically impaired.

Salads, Entrees, Desserts, and Donations Accepted. ALL Drinks Supplied.

Invitations are being sent to MOAA FRIENDS and other groups.
Last three picnics before house is SOLD.

Dress is informal and comfortable. We will be outdoors with fine music in shade.

PLEASE send your correct EMAIL address. PLEASE extend an invitation to any members of your group.

RSVP by July 12

Emeritus Specific Events

MBA Reunion Weekend 2022 May 13 - 14

Crandall Challenge Citations for 2022 Announced at Reunion

The Wharton Graduate Emeritus Society has announced the 2022 recipients of Crandall Challenge Citations. They are:

Robert Crawford WG’ 63

Robert Crawford

Bob formed Neighborhood Entrepreneurship Lab in 2018. The organization identifies entrepreneurs in disadvantaged communities in Chicago and provides coaching, connections and capital.  In year 1 NEL had 1 entrepreneur. In years 1 thru 4 there have been a total of 21 NEL alums. In year 5 there are 20 entrepreneurs in this year’s class!

Chip Fisher WG’64

Chip Fisher

Chip’s business career has centered on Sun Valley ID and its development. Previous work chairing Idaho efforts supporting the Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City led to his being chosen to financially turn around the Special Olympics Winter Games in 2009, earning a surplus. He subsequently chaired the R4 Alliance, serving 175,000 servicemen with disabilities, growing from 8 founding members to 58 Programs of Excellence serving our veterans.

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