****************************************** We apologize for the late notice, but the 2009 Student Send-Off is Sunday !!! We need GHRRBAC alumni to be Bowlers and Lane Sponsors. Please sign up today! ****************************************** The Greater Hampton Roads Regional Black Alumni Council (GHRRBAC) of the Virginia Tech Alumni Association cordially invites you to join us for ... What: 7th Annual VT Student Send-Off Social and Bowling Party for Incoming and Returning African-American and Hispanic/Latino Students and Alumni Join us as we meet-and-greet incoming African-American and Hispanic/Latino freshmen from the Hampton Roads area who will be attending Virginia Tech this fall. As well as local alumni and current students while bowling and having fun. Relax and enjoy the conversation as we share our Tech experiences and offer our support to these wonderful students. When: Sunday, August 9, 2009 2 - 5 PM Where: AMF Bowling Alley Western Branch Lanes 3101 Lynnhurst Boulevard Chesapeake, VA 23321 757-686-2695 Directions: http://www.amf.com/westernbranchlanes/Mapping/maps_directions.amfx From Hampton/Newport News/Peninsula area: Take I-664 South toward Downtown/Newport News/Suffolk. Cross the Monitor Merrimac Bridge Tunnel. Continue on I-664 S to Exit #10 Rt. 659/Pughsville Road. Turn left onto VA-659N/Pughsville Road. Make a left at traffic light onto Lynnhurst Boulevard (traffic light is at the intersection of Taylor and Pughsville Roads). Western Branch Lanes in on the left. From Virginia Beach/Norfolk/Portsmouth/Suffolk: Take I-664 North going toward Newport News/Hampton. Continue on I-664 N to Exit #10 Rt. 659/Pughsville Road. On the exit ramp, bear right onto VA-659N/Pughsville Road. Make a left at traffic light onto Lynnhurst Boulevard (traffic light is at the intersection of Taylor and Pughsville Roads). Western Branch Lanes in on the left. We hope you will join us in welcoming our new Hokies! Cost: - FREE for New & Current VT students - $8 per person for alumni, family, & friends - $50 for Lane Sponsors (see below) RSVPs are required by 5:00 PM Friday, August 8, 2009 RSVP* by 5:00 PM Saturday, August 8, 2009 to: Adriane B. James 757/651-7961 <mailto:Adriane.B.James@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>Adriane.B.James@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx * State the total number of persons in your party, including the number of returning and new VT students. Lane Sponsors Wanted: In order to offer the event free to students, VT alumni are asked to sponsor bowling lanes -or- food purchases. Lane sponsorship is $50 per lane for six bowlers. Alumni with similar majors or professions are encouraged to join together and sponsor lanes (e.g., the ChemistryLane). Other sponsored lane creativity is encouraged (e.g. the Smith Family, etc).
Sponsor checks should be made payable to: Greater Hampton Roads Regional Black Alumni Council - VTAA and mailed to: Michael Chapman '80 EE GHRRBAC Treasurer 107 Tanglewood Drive Hampton, VA 23666 Because the lateness of this announcement, lane sponsors should email their sponsor information (# of lanes sponsored, lane names)to <mailto:michael.a.chapman@xxxxxxxx>michael.a.chapman@xxxxxxxx by Friday, August 7, 2009
In previous years, we've had excellent turn out from alumni, current and incoming students and their families. The bowling was fun, as well as competitive! Please come out and show your support to these new and returning African-American and Hispanic/Latino VT students. If you have questions, please contact: Adriane James '80 GHRRBAC President <mailto:Adriane.B.James@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>Adriane.B.James@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx 757/857-7166 (h) 757/201-7701 (w) 757/651-7691 (c) Michael Chapman '80 GHRRBAC Treasurer 757/864-4687 (w) 757/827-9971 (h) 757/344-3908 (c) <mailto:Michael.A.Chapman@xxxxxxxx>Michael.A.Chapman@xxxxxxxx f67fe49.jpg VTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVT Michael A. Chapman, P.E. Head, Technologies Application Branch - GFTD NASA Langley Research Center Michael.A.Chapman@xxxxxxxx 757-864-4687 (w) 757-864-4799 (f) 757-827-9971 (h) VTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVTVT "The Secret Of Your Future Is Hidden In Your Daily Routine" P Please consider the environment before printing this e-mail.