March 2011

Buck Institute for Age Research Day Trip

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Mon, Mar 14 2011 - 10:45am

Day Trip to the Buck Institute for Age Research

This program is sold out. No walk-up sales or wait list.

The Buck Institute is the nation’s first and only independent research facility focused solely on understanding the connection between aging and chronic disease. Take a guided tour of the facility, designed by world-renowned architect I.M. Pei. Afterward, enjoy a healthy lunch in the atrium, followed by a lecture by Buck Institute President and CEO Brian K. Read more »

Global Corporate Social Responsibility

Mon, Mar 14 2011 - 6:00pm

Global Corporate Social Responsibility: How You Can Scale Your Philanthropy and Volunteer Programs Worldwide

Pamela Hawley, Founder and CEO, UniversalGiving - Host
Bob Saldich, Former CEO, Raychem - Panel Introduction
Gabriele Zedimayer, Vice President of Global Social Innovation, Hewlett Packard
Trisa Thompson, Vice President of CSR, Dell
Mark Edmunds, Vice Chairman and Regional Managing Partner, Deloitte LLP

This expert panel of CEOs and executives will discuss t Read more »

Louise Burnham Packard: Social Entrepreneur Series

Tue, Mar 8 2011 - 6:00pm

Louise Burnham Packard

Executive Director, Trinity Boston Foundation

The Trinity Boston Foundation is a part of the Trinity Episcopal Church and is the first foundation of its kind within the Episcopal community. Initially formed as outreach ministries of Trinity Church, it has become the Trinity Boston Foundation, which works with other faith-based organizations in the Boston area to reach out to at-risk youth and struggling populations in low-income areas. Read more »

Q. I’ve never taken a group trip before, how do I know it is right for me?

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A. Most people are pleasantly surprised by their first group travel experience with The Club. The benefit of having everything taken care of and not spending time figuring out logistics, allows you to focus on the destination and enjoy yourself. Because things are so well planned and organized, we can cover a lot of ground. You will do and see more than you would on your own. Your traveling companions usually share similar interests and often have wonderful life stories and accomplishments. Read more »

Q. How educational are your trips?

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A. A real highlight of our trips is what you will learn by our educational staff! Most trips have an expert Study Leader who holds a series of lectures during the trip. Our study leaders are often prominent academics, journalists, and diplomats and focus on historical, political, and contemporary issues of the region. Not only will they lecture, but they are available for in-depth discussions and one-on-one conversation throughout the journey. If we are traveling with other educational institutions, we might have multiple study leaders, so you get a variety of topics. Read more »

Liz Doyle

 “The Corinthian II was a fine ship and a very fine crew. Cabins were roomy.”

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Liz Doyle, 2010 Empires of the Sea

Judy Brush

 “I doubt that I shall ever be in such congenial company. Their generosity, joie de vivre was unsurpassed. What a grand time!”

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Judy Brush, 2010 Bay Gourmet Get Away to Pasadena

Biruta Sereda

 "I have been telling everyone about the wonderful trip & especially the gourmet meals. The food was wonderful!"

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Biruta Sereda, 2010 Bay Gourmet Get Away to Pasadena

Merilyn Presten 2

 “Wow. Wow. Wow. Over the top! Just outstanding!”

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Merilyn Presten, 2010 Bay Gourmet Get Away to Pasadena