Tuesday, May 10, 2011

SU Alum Summer Events Reminder

Shippensburg University Alumni Association
SHIP Summer Events for Philadelphia Area Alumni

Historic Philadelphia: Tippler’s Tour – Colonial Style Pub Crawl, Philadelphia
Date: Thursday, June 16, 2011
Tour Begins @ 5:30 PM (Please allow approximately 2 ½ hours)
Cost: $30.00/person (Ages 21 and older)

Join us for this very fun tavern tour of Colonial & modern day watering holes. Our Colonial host/hostess will share historical facts about the traditions of drinking and lead us in Colonial drinking songs & toasts. Included is a drink and snacks at each of our four stops: Society Hill Hotel Restaurant, National Mechanics, Triumph Brewery, and the historical City Tavern. You'll be sure to have an entertaining, while educational, night as our tour guide entertains us with songs and stories of the drinking traditions from Colonial times. The tour departs from the Historic Philadelphia Center on 6th & Chestnut. Arrival information will be sent with reservation confirmation.

Please RSVP to alumni@ship.edu or 717-477-1218 by May 16. Checks may be made payable to SUAA/SU Foundation or call for credit card payment.


QVC Studio Tour & After Party, West Chester
Date: Saturday, August 13, 2011
Tour Begins @ 4:00 PM (Please allow approximately 1 hour)
Location: QVC Studio Park, 1200 Wilson Dr., West Chester
Cost: $6.00/person; RSVP to alumni@ship.edu

Enter the fantastic world of electronic retailing! Join us on a guided tour through this state of the art broadcasting facility. We'll get to see and experience how QVC products are sourced, tested, brought to life on air and delivered to millions of QVC customers. We'll have views into the studio including the spectacular views from the Observation Deck. Maybe we'll even catch a glimpse of a favorite host or guest.

After Party @ Stadium Grille, West Chester
Location: 104 Turner Lane, West Chester
Proprietor & Alumni Host: Bob Batley ‘85
Time: 5:30 PM

Stadium Grille is located just 3 miles from the QVC Studios. After the tour, join the SHIP group for a bite to eat or drink. The Stadium Grille is BYOB so bring your favorite or purchase from the beverage store right next door.
Not attending the QVC Tour? - No problem - Meet us at Stadium Grille for the After Tour Party at 5:30 PM. As always, friends and family are welcome!

Please RSVP to alumni@ship.edu or 717-477-1218 by August 8. Checks may be made payable to SUAA/SU Foundation or call for credit card payment.


Alumni Weekend 2011!
FriendSHIP: Old Friends & New Beginnings
ALUMNI WEEKEND 2011: June 3, 4, and 5

Join us this summer when the campus comes alive with activity! A few highlighted activities include the 50th reunion celebration, ArtSHIP: Shippensburg’s Art, Wine & Festival featuring wineries, microbreweries, live music, art demonstrations, and food vendors; the popular Pubs & Grubs Tour to visit local haunts, reunion/award dinner, alumni hospitality suites, on-site overnight accommodations and the 23rd Annual Alumni Golf Outing. Check out all the information on-line: Alumni Weekend 2011!

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