WAA: Orange County Founders’ Day Celebration

April 4
CANCELED, more info below.

We’ve been monitoring rapidly changing conditions and new information about the spread of the novel coronavirus (COVID-19). Following recent recommendations from public health officials and guidelines established by UW–Madison leadership, we have decided to cancel all alumni events through April 30, 2020. We apologize for any inconvenience caused by this cancellation, and we appreciate your continued support of UW–Madison.

Forward is our driving spirit …”“On, Wisconsin” lyrics by Carl Beck

The UW has been changing lives and moving the world forward since it was founded. Join us for an exciting Founders’ Day gathering to celebrate everything we love about our university. When Badgers connect, great things happen!

About the Program

Enjoy a special presentation:

One Small Step: A Grateful Badger’s Contribution to the Apollo 11 Mission


Jyotin Mehta MS’64 — retired IBM employee and former NASA software engineer who worked on the Apollo 11 project

The evening will include a silent auction and opportunity drawings to benefit our chapter’s scholarship fund.

Cost and Inclusions

$45 per person
RSVP by March 27.

The event will include a German buffet dinner. Vegetarian and gluten-free options will be available upon request. A cash bar will be available throughout the evening serving beer, wine, and well drinks.


We are pleased to honor Jyotin Mehta with the Badger of the Year Award.

Badger of the Year honorees are selected based on leadership in their professions, service in their communities, and/or contributions to volunteer organizations.


5:30 p.m. Check-in
7 p.m. Dinner

Additional Information

We will gather in the Loreley Dining Room. Please use the Bierstube Restaurant entrance located in the front of the club. Parking is complimentary.


If you have questions regarding directions, accessibility, or other event details, contact Susan Lynch ’67 or Nicole Nelson ’03, MAcc’04 at ocbadgers@gmail.com or 714-642-2201.

Organized by WAA: Orange County Chapter.

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