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Circling the Globe

Portion of the Thanksgiving Scroll (1QH)

See for Yourself: Dead Sea Scrolls Exhibit in Seattle

Oct. 15, 2006

For half a century, the public has been forbidden from seeing the fragile scrolls and fragments discovered by a young Bedouin shepherd in the caves of Judea in 1947. But the scrolls are now on display, and you and other Willamette alumni, parents and friends are invited to a viewing in Seattle, Oct. 15, 2006. Find out more and place reservations in the Online Community.


Start Planning Now for a Brazilian Adventure

January 2007

Following our very popular cruise to Australia and New Zealand, we are planning a Brazilian Adventure cruise, departing from New Orleans Jan. 6, 2007. The trip will be led by Jim Booth ’64, senior director of alumni relations. Caribbean stops will include Grand Cayman, Aruba and Trinidad. Stops along the eastern coast of South America will include Devil’s Island in French Guiana, and Fortaleza, Salvadore and Rio de Janeiro in Brazil. A limited number of cabins have been reserved at a group rate, starting at $2,295 for the 16-day tour. Details and a full itinerary are available in the Online Community.


Set Sail for Greece

June 2007

Join Willamette College of Law Dean Symeon Symeonides and his wife, Haroula, on a tour of the Greek Isles next June. Enjoy a week of sun and sightseeing while earning a few CLE credits, too. For more information or to add your name to the cruise mailing list, contact Cathy McCann, law alumni coordinator, at 1-800-930-ALUM, 503-370-6492, or cmcann@willamette.edu.

Cruise Photo

Back from Down Under

This group of alumni and friends enjoyed a great cruise in January that embarked in Auckland, New Zealand, and debarked in Sydney, Australia, with numerous stops in between. Highlights included Christchurch, Dunedin, Milford Sound, Hobart, Tasmania, and Sydney.

The Denver GOLD chapter enjoys a tour of the Coors Brewery in Golden, Colo.

Willamette GOLD

In the last year, Willamette GOLD groups enjoyed skiing and beer tasting in Colorado, volunteered with food banks in Portland and the Bay Area, cruised San Diego’s Mission Bay, picked up financial planning tips in Salem, and met up for drinks in D.C. If you haven’t yet attended a GOLD activity in your area, we have many events happening this summer! Connect with your regional Willamette GOLD chapter.