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When:   May 4, 2011 7:00pm-10:00pm
Where:   New York Times Bldg
Covington & Burling
620 8th Avenue (40th St)
Cost:   $50 Regular, $100 Bulldog Sponsor

Benefit Soiree Invite

Thanks to everyone's enthusiastic response and support, this event is almost sold out! There are still some tickets left and they will be sold on a first come first serve basis until they sell out, or up till 4 PM tonight. We apologize that there will be no tickets available at the door. If you plan on coming, please go online and secure your tickets ASAP. Be sure and check out the amazing offerings in our online BENEFIT AUCTION, which will end tonight at 9:30.  See you at the SOIREE!


YAAMNY Theater: The Killing Room

When:   March 17, 2011 8:00pm
Where:   Teatro Circulo
64 E 4th St (betw. 2nd Av and the Bowery in the East Village)

killing room picYAAMNY's Arts Committee cordially invites you to a special performance of The Killing Room, a new play by Daniel Keene, one of Australia's most popular playwrights, commissioned by One Year Lease, and a talk-back with the director and actors. Special discounted tickets for $30 before March 5. For more information and to reserve tickets, click http://yaamnykillingroom.eventbrite.com/.


SD#1 Singles Night - Yale and Colgate Alumni and Friends

When:   March 22, 2011 7:30pm-10:00pm
Where:   Ardesia Wine Bar
510 West 52nd St
(212) 247-9191
Cost:   $40 for early registration

SD#1 - YAAMNY's 1st singles event of the year will be held on Mar. 22 at Ardesia Wine Bar!  You'll have up to *15* mini-dates with Yalies, graduates from Colgate and their friends, plus complimentary hors d'oeuvres, glass of champagne and special door prizes for attendees.  Recommended ages: 40s to 50s.  The champagne was flowing and the conversations kept going well into the evening after our last event ended in November 2010, so don't miss out!  **Early registration for men extended.  Over 15 tickets for women have sold**  See complete registration details here or click to register now for men and women.**


American Cancer Society "Passport to Asia" Food-tasting and Musical Event!

When:   March 23, 2011 6:30pm
Where:   82 Mercer Street, Soho, New York City
Cost:   95/125/var

YAAMNY is delighted to welcome Yale alumni, friends, and family to Passport to Asia, an event showcasing a sampling of diverse Asian cuisines, cooking demonstrations by the French Culinary Institute and exciting musical talent.  Challenge your taste buds, satisfy your sweet tooth, try healthy zen options, and win raffle prizes! This event will benefit the American Cancer Society Eastern Division Asian Initiatives.  All details here.


Psychology of Successful Negotiation Conference

When:   March 25, 2011 8:30am-6:30pm
Where:   Andaz
Fifth Ave (at 41st St)
Cost:   895.00 (Yale Alumni Discount)

YAAMNY and UnitedInsight would like to invite you to our one-day conference presenting award-winning negotiations educator Daylian Cain (professor at Yale School of Management), who has trained global Fortune 500 companies to outsmart their competitors. Learn when you should make the first offer, how much information you should reveal, take away persuasion and influence techniques to apply immediately in any scenario, and more! All details here.


Yale Alumni Real Estate Association National Conference - March 25

When:   March 25-26, 2011
Where:   Yale Campus, New Haven

The Yale Alumni Real Estate Association (YAREA) and YAAMNY cordially invite you to attend the YAREA National Real Estate Conference.  The program covers a wide variety of topics touching on the intersection of the real estate industry and Yale University.  Join a discussion and tour of Yale's West Campus expansion; a discussion of the current state of real estate investing; and a forum featuring prominent real estate leaders' thoughts on the future of the industry.  For more information and to register, please visit www.yale.edu/yalearea.


Talk-Back w/ Members of the Cast of "Marie & Bruce" Starring Marisa Tomei, Frank Whaley, Alison Wright, etc.

When:   March 29, 2011 7:00pm-9:30pm
Where:   The Acorn Theater at Theater Row
410 West 42nd St (bet 9th & 10th Ave)
Cost:   $95.25

Tomei photoPlease join a special YAAMNY, Yale Club of Central NJ, Multi-Ivy League and Metropolitan Arts League event for a Performance & Talk-Back with members of the cast and crew of THE NEW GROUP's "Marie and Bruce," starring Marisa Tomei, Frank Whaley, Alison Wright and others.  There will be a happy hour before the show at Dalton's Bar & Grill for people to meet & talk.  All details here. The deadline for purchasing tickets in March 18!


LBT Women's Mixer at the Yale Club of NYC

When:   April 1, 2011 6:30pm-9:30pm
Where:   Yale Club of NYC, Tap Room
50 Vanderbilt Ave (across from Grand Central Station)
Cost:   $40 ($20 student rate)

Meet 100's of smart women at Yale GALA's annual LBT event, in the beautiful Tap Room at the Yale Club of NYC. Last year 230 women attended this elegant & friendly evening.  Enjoy an open bar of beer, wine soda and juice -- and a bounteous buffet of hors d'oeuvres (including the 3' tall chocolate fountain) --while you mingle.  Cost is $40 cash at the door ($20 for students).  Dress code is business casual.  If you are not a Yale Club member, please RSVP now.  Co-sponsored by YAAMNY, click here for more details.


Volunteers Needed to Support LGBT Homeless Youth

When:   April 5, 2011 6:00pm-8:00pm
Where:   50 E. 7th St. Between 1st and 2nd Ave (2nd Floor)

Yale GALA and YAAMNY are pleased to announce an exciting new community service opportunity for LGBT alumni and friends. Partnering with New Alternatives, a nonprofit organization that provides support services to New York City's LGBT homeless youth out of the Middle Collegiate Church in the East Village, LGBT Yale alumni/ae and allies will be staffing drop-in hours on Tuesday nights to help youth in subject tutoring, writing help, GED preparation, SAT tutoring, resume building, and college applications. More details here. To sign up to volunteer, or to learn more about how you can support this service initiative, please send an email to Stephen Silva at  This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript .


Yale Alumni Runners Trip to New Zealand!

When:   August 12-22, 2011
Where:   New Zealand
Cost:   ~3500-4000, including int'l flights, lodging, and land package

Join alumni to run a race overseas! The Yale Eli Runners Association (ERA), started by YAAMNY, is considering going to New Zealand for this summer's alumni trip.  For race options, which include a marathon, half- marathon, 10K, and 5K, see 5 BRIDGES MARATHON AND FUN RUN.  In addition to doing the race on 8/21, we plan to hike on picturesque and pristine mountains, meet with local Yalies, and explore all that the beautiful country of New Zealand has to offer (8/12-8/22).
Email My at This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript if you'd like to help plan, join or get more details about the trip.


YAAMNY Arts Committee Meeting

When:   March 27, 2011 2:00pm
Where:   Cosi (21 St & Park)

The YAAMNY Arts Committee provides a forum where alumni can learn from leading practitioners in the world capital of fine and performing arts and support those in the entertainment industry. Whether you have won a Pulitzer and travel by limousine or are pushing cabs between auditions, come share your ideas and help create a resource to assist us all in our work.  Please RSVP to This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript .


Call for Volunteers - Educational Programs Committee Meeting

This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript  to crafting first-rate, thoughtful, and intellectually stimulating educational enrichment programs for alumni and the general public.  Graphic and web design, IT, social media, and audio/ video recording skills are especially of value. We also welcome overtures from alumni involved with educational or cultural institutions that may prove possible partners in developing enrichment programming.  Email This email address is hidden from email harvesters via JavaScript  with your interest and biographical information.


YAAMNY Board of Directors & Committee Chairpersons

My Luu President | Rosa Balestrino Secretary | Tracey Ober Treasurer | Anna Maslakovic Alumni Outreach | Sibile Morency Arts & Entertainment | Audrey Leibovich - Pam Weinstock Career Networking & Social Activities | Lisa Lee - Anne Nakaoka Moss  Development | Chad Berkowitz  Educational Programs | Stephen Scher Graduate & Professional Schools Alumni Relations | Andrew Burgie - Jeremy Leeds - Karin Weiner Public Service & Social Justice

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