Centre County Chapter February 2015 Newsletter


Dear CCCPSAA Member,

Here’s a brief overview of upcoming Chapter events. For the most up-to-date information, check out our website at http://www.psucentre.org or visit us on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/psucentre.

1.       START PLANNING – Centre County Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association is joining forces with the State College Mini-THON for our 5th Annual April Fools 5K Run on Saturday, April 11, 2015.  Proceeds go to the CCCPSAA Scholarship funds and the Four Diamonds.  The race course runs through the Penn State University Park Campus which is mostly level.  Come join the fun running or walking.  Entry Fee for Adults are $18 Preregistered by April 5th and $25 thereafter, Students (age 17 and under) $12 Preregistration by April 5th and $15  thereafter.  T-shirts are guaranteed to all Pre-Registered participants.  Race Day Registration is from 9:30 am to 10:30 am at Medlar Field.   Awards are for 1st male and female overall, 1st and 2nd in each age group (Women: 12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over/Men:12 and under, 13-19, 20-29, 30-39, 40-49, 50-59, 60 and over).  A contest everyone can participate in is the Biggest Fool Costume Contest – 1st and 2nd!!! Age Groups.  You can register online at Active  http://www.active.com/university-park-pa/running/races/5th-annual-april-fool-s-5k-2015?int=72-3-A1.  The 5K Application will be posted on the chapter web site.

2.       CENTRE COUNTY CHAPTER  FEBRUARY HAPPY HOUR – Join us for our Centre County  Chapter February Happy Hour on Friday, February 13, 2015 at THE DARK HORSE TAVERN, 127 E Calder Way, State College.  Come join your CCCPSAA alumni and friends for good conversation, fun and appetizers.  Meet new members or bring some friends along with you to join the Chapter.

3.       CLASSIC COFFEEHOUSE – DON’T MISS THIS WONDERFUL FREE EVENT, Come hear the string trio, Time for Three, at a free coffeehouse at the Hintz Family Alumni Center. The group will perform and discuss their music, which ranges from works by Bach to songs by the Beatles, Mumford & Sons, Katy Perry, and Kanye West.  Enjoy complimentary refreshments, including cookies and coffee, and receive a Classical Coffeehouse mug, while supply lasts.   Tuesday, Feb. 24th Doors open at 7:00 PM; program begins at 8:00.


  • February Chapter Happy Hour at ‘THE DARK HORSE TAVERN’, 127 E Calder Way, State College, PA

Date:  Friday, February 13, 2015

Time:  5:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.


  • Friday For the Kids Cash Party at the Hintz Family Alumni Center  (Advance ticket purchase required, no tickets sold at the door)

                Date:  Friday, February 6, 2015

Time: 6:00 p.m.


  • Classical Coffeehouse – Time for Three

                Date: Tuesday, Feb. 24, 2015

Time:  Doors open at 7:00; program starts at 8:00



Date:  April 11, 2015 at Medlar Field in Lubrano Park



February 13, 16, 17, 24

March 2, 3, 4, 5, 16, 17, 18

April 3, 7, 9, 20, 21, 23



July 24, 27, 30, 31 and August 3


*Please consider a tax deductible gift to the Centre County Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association Endowed Scholarship or our  Emergency Grant Fund for information contact us  at cccpsaa@gmail.com.


5.       ARE YOU ON FACEBOOK?  Become a fan of the Centre County Chapter of the Penn State Alumni Association by Liking us on Facebook?  You will find chapter updates, events, and more.  Just go to http://www.facebook.com/psucentre.org.

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