We host events throughout Orange County. Whether you want to network with other Cal professionals or just make some new friends, join us at one of our upcoming events!
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July Networking Lunch
Come network with fellow Cal alumni over lunch! We have a special guest speaker, Irving Sherman '41. (Bio below)
Date: Thursday, July 19, 2018
Time: 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Location: Del Frisco's Grille - Irvine Spectrum
$30 - For OC Cal Alumni Club Members
$35 - For Non-Members
$20 - For Young Alumni who have graduated between 2008-2018
Irving Sherman – UC Berkeley, Class of 1941
Irving Sherman (“Irv”) was born in Portland, Oregon in 1919 and came with his family to Los Angeles in 1923. He grew up in Hollywood (was at Hollywood High School with Lana Turner) and then attended both UCLA and Cal, becoming a member of the class of 1941.
He spent several years working for the Federal government, but in 1953 he moved to the Los Angeles County Flood Control District, from which he retired in 1980 as the division head of the Water Conservation Division. He also joined the American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) after he became a Registered Civil Engineer in California in 1954. He became active in ASCE locally and rose to become President of the 11-County Los Angeles Section.
After his first retirement, Irv found himself in business as a consulting civil and geotechnical engineer, which he did for 25 years before retiring permanently. He lived in the San Fernando Valley from 1950 to 2015, and now lives in Newport Beach in the beautiful home of Lu Jenkins. Irv first met Lu in 1974 in Yugoslavia! Irv is a widower with one surviving son, two grandchildren, and four great-grandchildren.
Irv will turn 100 years young in February of 2019.
Summer Welcome Party
Every year Orange County Cal Alumni Club holds an annual Summer Welcome party for all incoming freshman, their parents and Cal alumni. Food, refreshments and fun games will be provided.
Date: Saturday, July 21, 2018
Time: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm PST
Location: Turtle Rock Community Park
Volunteers for the Golden Bear Express - Orange County
CAA is looking for volunteers to help send off students who are participating in the Golden Bear Express. Many of them have never flown before and will need some assistance checking in at John Wayne Airport. If you are interested, please fill out the attached Google form below. The Orange County Flight will be leaving at 12:10 PM on Monday, August 13, 2018. If you have any questions, contact Sarah Yi (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Let's give our newest Bears a wonderful start to their UC Berkeley journey!
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