Westside Bruins August 2013 Newsletter


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Westside Bruins August 2013 Newsletter

  2. 2. 2AUGUST, 2013 VOL, 1 ISSUE 2 2 INSIDE THIS ISSUE Los Angeles Westside Network Happy Hour at Whiskey Blue Champion: Stanley Kramer Centennial Los Angeles Westside Network Nachos & Networking Bruin Professionals South Bay Networking Meeting Women’s Soccer Northeastern Huskies vs. UCLA Bruins Men’s Football Nevada Wolf Pack vs. UCLA Bruins 2013 New Student Send-off Celebration Blue Page, What’s Bruin? 3 3 4 4 5 5 6 6
  3. 3. 3AUGUST, 2013 VOL, 1 ISSUE 2 3 Champion: The Stanley Kramer Centennial Los Angeles Westside Network Happy Hour August 9 - September 29, 2013 The UCLA Film & Television Archive will screen a series of films from producer- director Stanley Kramer. Kramer’s films have been awarded 16 Academy Awards out of 85 nominations. Selected screenings will feature guest appearances by Larry King, Louis Gosset Jr., Fred Willard, Sally Kellerman and many others who have collaborated with Kramer. For more information log onto www.cinema.ucla.edu for schedules, screening times and updates. Thursday, August 15 | 6:00 PM We are back in Westwood for a happy hour at the W! The UCLA Black Alumni Association will be there too! Mix and mingle with your Bruin friends - make new ones and hang with the ones you already know! The W’s “Bourbon & Bites” happy hour will be extended until 9 p.m. for us. A guest DJ / UCLA PhD student, Kaz, will be spinning so be sure to say hello. Street parking is a bit of a challenge. So if you try that, be sure to read (all of) the signs. Park at the W Hotel and the Whiskey Blue will validate for 4 hours at $10-$14. A parking lot is located on Weyburn which is less expensive, $6-$10 depending on which time you enter. For more info: http://www.wlosangeles.com/Whiskey- Blue. Forward your RSVP to http://bruinworks.com and click on the Events tab. *Please RSVP by August 13* Contact Christie Asselin: christiemasselin@alumni.ucla.edu with questions. Look forward to seeing you all! SAVE THE DATE! Young Alumni Back to School Happy Hour Thursday, Sept. 26, 2013 Wait... You don’t do these things anymore! You’re college a graduate and an adult! Well then, let’s make a toast to that, and to the new fall quarter that you won’t be attending at our next Happy Hour for the Young Alumni. Exact time & location will be announced in our next newsletter. Check our hompage for updates: http://tinyurl.com/uclawestside Enter the parking lot lottery Navigate around the new construction zones Avoid purchasing that chemistry 101 textbook Avoid enrolling into that same chemistry course for another quarter
  4. 4. 4AUGUST, 2013 VOL, 1 ISSUE 2 4 Los Angeles Westside Nachos & Networking This event graciously sponsored by: Wednesday, August 21 | 6:00 PM After a long day at the office come relax and enjoy this exclusive UCLA net- working opportunity. Mix and mingle with Bruins from The Los Angeles Westside Network, Bruin Professionals, and Chan- cellor’s Society. Enjoy refreshments and the opportunity to expand your personal and professional network. Register by August 19th to take advantage of lower prices. Tickets will be available at the door if space permits. The networking event will begin at 6:00 p.m. Forward your RSVP to http://bruinworks.com and click on the Events tab. Location: El Cholo Mexican Restaurant 1025 Wilshire Blvd. Santa Monica, CA 90401 Thursday, August 22 | 7:30 AM Join fellow UCLA Alumni in this busi- ness networking environment. Net- working from 7:30 - 8:00 a.m. Business meeting from 8:00 - 9:00 a.m. Cost is $10 for coffee and breakfast. The South Bay meeting is held on the 4th Thursday of each month with the exception of December. To RSVP, please go to www.bruinprofessionals.com Location: Marmalade Cafe 2014 Park Place El Segundo, CA 90245 BP South Bay Networking Meeting
  5. 5. 5AUGUST, 2013 VOL, 1 ISSUE 2 5 Friday, August 23 | 6:00 PM The women’s UCLA soccer team begin their fall campaign at home against Northeastern. Season tickets, mini-plans, and single game tickets can be purchased here: http://tinyurl.com/knl6woz Northeastern Huskies vs. UCLA Bruins Nevada Wolf Pack vs. UCLA Bruins Saturday, August 31 | 7:00 PM The UCLA Bruins football team begin their season at the Rose Bowl against the Nevada Wolf Pack. Second year Coach Jim Mora Jr. and sophomore quarterback Brett Hundley lead the squad against a Wolf Pack team that features an offen- sive minded quarterback at the helm, Cody Fajardo. Season tickets, mini-plans, and single game tickets can be purchased here: http://tinyurl.com/knl6woz
  6. 6. 6AUGUST, 2013 VOL, 1 ISSUE 2 6 2013 New Student Send-off Celebration Sunday, September 8th | 1:00 PM Welcome UCLA’s newest Bruins at Ocean Park Beach, lifeguard tower 26. Enjoy a friendly game of volleyball and other fun events. Refreshments will be pro- vided courtesy of the Westside and South Bay Alumni Networks. Join us as we say goodbye to summer and welcome the fall quarter at UCLA. Many other send-off parties are being scheduled across America. Log onto http://tinyurl.com/n8odqax for more infor- mation on this, and other send-off parties. For general information and questions re- garding the South Bay / Westside Network New Student Send-off Celebration, contact Matt Ross: mross@alumni.ucla.edu Business Communication Panel Event Tuesday, Oct.1, 2013 The Los Angeles Westside Bruins Network proudly presents our first panel event of the fall quarter. Guest speakers will participate in an enlightening discussion on effective business communications methods. Topics covered will include public speaking, creating persuasive presentations, and how to profes- sionally represent yourself. More information will follow in our next newsletter, and as always, check our home page for updates and details: http://tinyurl.com/uclawestside Want to share your good news? Tell fellow Bruins about a promotion, birth of a child, new job, birthdays, or upcoming nuptials? Email your submissions to: cpatel@alumni.ucla.edu by Sep.10th. Blue Page - What’s Bruin?
  7. 7. 7AUGUST, 2013 VOL, 1 ISSUE 2 7 Join the Los Angeles Westside Network Connect with us Questions? Comments? Interested in getting more involved? We look forward to hearing from you! Contact Co-Presidents: Christie or Brandie Christie Asselin: christiemasselin@alumni.ucla.edu Brandie Barrera: brandiebarrera@alumni.ucla.edu Join our Alumni Network on BruinWorks http://tinyurl.com/uclawestside Join our Facebook page and connect with 300+ Bruins at http://tinyurl.com/mqh8gwf Connect with us on LinkedIn at http://tinyurl.com/ov7h65m Calendar of Events Aug - Sept 2013 Aug. 9th - Sept. 29th Stanley Kramer Film Festival Aug. 15th | 6:00 p.m Westside Network Happy Hour Aug. 21st | 6:00 p.m Nachos & Networking Aug. 22nd | 7:30 a.m BP South Bay Networking Meeting Aug. 23rd | 6:00 p.m UCLA Women’s Soccer Aug. 31st | 7:00 p.m UCLA Men’s Football Sept. 8th | 1:00 p.m 2013 New Student Send-off Celebration Sept. 26th | TBD Young Alumni Happy Hour Westside Network Board of Directors 2013-2015 Co-Presidents Christie Asselin & Brandie Barrera Vice President Teresa Chien Secretary Vacant Treasurer Claudia Hart Membership Chair Ranjun Chauhan Young Alumni Chair Matt Ross Communications Chair Chet Patel Scholarship Chair Diane Rogers Members at Large Tory Haas Brian Blake Immediate Past President Julie Stewart