Updates from the Pitt Band Alumni Council
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Pitt Band Alumni Council

Help us celebrate our scholarship winners!

Also: Winter Alumni Pep Band and important 2018 dates!

Dear Pitt Band Alumni and Friends,

The Pitt Band Alumni Council invites you to spend an afternoon with fellow Pitt Band alumni and friends at our 4th Annual PBAC Scholarship Recognition Luncheon and Fundraiser, where we will be recognizing the winners of the PBAC Scholarship Awards for the 2017–2018 school year and raising funds for the PBAC Endowed Scholarship Fund:

Saturday, January 20, 2018, 2:00–4:00pm
Rock Bottom Restaurant & Brewery (at the Waterfront)
171 East Bridge St, Homestead, PA  15210

$35 per person includes appetizers, lunch, dessert, and raffle tickets.
Cash bar available on site.

Registration deadline: Thursday, January 11, 2018. Seating is limited.
Register online now:

Raffles include prize baskets, gift cards, and 50/50.  Stick around after the event for a game-watch as the Pitt Men's Basketball team takes on the Duke Blue Devils in Durham, NC at 4:00pm.

All proceeds from the event go towards the PBAC Endowed Scholarship Fund, which provides selected Pitt Band members with a scholarship in their sophomore year, matched in their junior and senior year by the Pitt Alumni Association and the Pitt Office of Admissions and Financial Aid.  This year, we were able to honor two deserving students with awards of $1,000 and $500 per year.

Winter Alumni Pep Band

Alumni are once again invited to play in the pep band at the basketball games over the holidays this year while students are away on their holiday break. The first two were this weekend, but there are six more! Call time is one hour before tip-off for each game:

  • Tue., Dec. 19, 2017, call time 6pm — Men vs. Delaware State
  • Wed., Dec. 20, 2017, call time 1pm — Women vs. Bucknell
  • Fri., Dec. 22, 2017, call time 6pm — Men vs. Towson
  • Sat., Dec. 30, 2017, call time 3pm — Men vs. Miami (Florida)
  • Sun., Dec. 31, 2017, call time noon — Women vs. Chicago State
  • Thu., Jan. 4, 2018, call time 6pm — Women vs. Wake Forest

Please sign up for the games you would be able to help play at through the online form.  Once you sign up, you will receive communications from Dr. Townsend about logistics for each game.  Replying to this email does not sign you up for any games.

We hope to see you at some basketball games over the holidays!

Save the Dates!

Lastly, while you're breaking in your 2018 calendars, remember to mark the following dates:

  • Sun., Feb. 25, 2018 — Pitt Symphonic Band Winter Concert
  • Sun., April 8, 2018 — Pitt Symphonic Band Spring Gala Concert
  • Sat., May 19, 2018 — Annual Children's Hospital Pitt Alumni Celebrity Golf Tournament; Champion Lakes Golf Course and Resort, Ligonier, PA
More info to come!

Tim Parenti
Treasurer, Pitt Band Alumni Council

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