Events and Notices

You’re Invited! UBC Alumni Association 2013 Annual General Meeting

September 26, 2013

It’s all about alumni making change in the world. Come learn about the impact your alumni association is having and listen to a conversation between Professor Stephen Toope and two alumni who have made an impact in the community. If this is your first AGM there will be a special AGM 101 seminar to help you make the most of your experience.

Thursday, September 26, 2013, at the Marriott Pinnacle Hotel, 1128 W Hastings St, Vancouver.

4:00 – 5:00 – Pre-event seminar on AGM 101
5:00 – 5:45 – AGM Pre-reception
5:45 – 6:45 – AGM

RSVP details will be on our website soon. For information, please contact Christina Larson at christina.larson@ubc.ca or 604 822-9977.

Nominating Committee Seeks Recommendations

The Nominating Committee is seeking recommendations from the Alumni Association membership of alumni to be considered for nomination to the Board of Directors. In particular, the committee seeks candidates who have the skill sets and experience necessary to effectively set strategic direction, develop appropriate policies, and ensure the Alumni Association has the resources necessary to effectively fulfill its mission and vision. Please send suggestions to Brent Cameron, chair – Nominating Committee, c/o Sandra Girard, manager, Board Relations, 6251 Cecil Green Road, Vancouver BC V6T 1Z1 email: sandra.girard@ubc.ca no later than June 15.

UBC Alumni Event At The Calgary Stampede

Friday, July 5, 2013

Dust off your best western duds and come and experience the 101st Calgary Stampede in style at the Rangeland Tent on the first day of action of the World’s Richest Rodeo!

Approximately 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
Access to Rangeland Tent:  11:00 am – 2:00 pm
Rodeo Start Time:  1:15 pm

Location:  Rangeland Tent at the Grandstand on Stampede Grounds

Cost:  $95.00 (reflects a savings of over $45 for this VIP package)

Buy your tickets now!

UBC Okanagan Days

July 9-11, 2013

Join us in BC’s beautiful Okanagan Valley from July 9 to July 11, 2013, for Okanagan Days. The region is a renowned summer destination, with pristine lakes and sandy beaches, orchards, vineyards, wineries and world class golf courses. This all-season paradise is also the site of UBC’s Okanagan campus, making it the ideal location for UBC alumni and supporters to gather and celebrate their shared connection while enjoying everything the Okanagan has to offer.

Events include an exclusive wine tasting and reception at Mission Hill Family Estate Winery; guided campus tour at UBC’s Okanagan campus; wine and cheese reception; North Okanagan wine tour; golf tournament and dinner featuring Okanagan wines; mixology demonstration from local craft distillery, Okanagan Spirits; and the opportunity to stargaze with UBC astronomy experts at the South Okanagan’s Dominion Radio Astrophysical Observatory.

Okanagan Days Kick-off Reception Presenting sponsor:

Odlum Brown

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