Please join us for our all-club annual dinner and meeting with a special guest and a special treat! Cost includes buffet dinner, a private tour of the gardens, and a presentation by Morton Kondracke ’60. Please join us in fellowship and fun.
Date: Friday, March 23, 2012
Place: North Carolina Botanical Garden, 100 Old Mason Farm Road, Chapel Hill, NC 27517
Keynote Speaker: Morton Kondracke ’60, Trustee, Dartmouth College
Special Event: Tour of the Gardens by Dr. Peter White ’76, Director of the NC Botanical Garden
6:00-6:30 PM Tour of the Gardens
6:30-7:00 PM Social hour
7:00-9:00 PM Dinner and Program
Cost: Members, spouses, and parents of current students: $35.00/children over 12: $20.00
Membership + dinner: $60.00/non-members and spouses: $45.00
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We are honored to have Dr. Peter White guide us on a private tour of the NC Botanical Gardens. This is a special opportunity to experience the gardens after hours and with the garden’s own director!
We are also honored to Morton Kondracke ’60, noted national political journalist and Trustee of the College, who will deliver the keynote talk and update our club about the College. Please see his bio.
Keynote speaker bio:
Morton Kondracke ’60 has been a national journalist for 41 years, 18 as executive editor and columnist at Roll Call, the leading newspaper covering the U.S. Congress.
He was an editor at The New Republic, Washington bureau chief of Newsweek, and a Wall Street Journal columnist. He is a Fox News commentator and was a regular panelist on The McLaughlin Group, in each case occupying the “moderate” chair, and on ABC’s This Week. He frequently appeared on Meet the Press and NPR and was a panelist in the 1984 presidential debate.
He is on the boards of Communities in Schools for the Nation’s Capital, the Parkinson’s Action Network and the Michael J. Fox Foundation and is author of the best-selling Saving Milly: Love, Politics and Parkinson’s Disease, subject of a CBS Sunday Night Movie.
As an undergraduate, he was president of The Dartmouth and a member of Delta Upsilon (Foley House). He was a board member of the Dartmouth Alumni Magazine and class secretary. He received the Daniel Webster Award for Public Service from the Dartmouth Club of Washington.
He is married to Marguerite Kondracke, president of America’s Promise, founded by Colin Powell. He has two daughters, Alexandra ’91, a Hollywood filmmaker, and Andrea, a New York physician.