WAA: Suncoast Chapter Founders’ Day Celebration

March 5 - 5:30PM - 9:30PM
Bird Key Yacht Club, 301 Bird Key Drive, Sarasota, FL 34236

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

Since the UW was founded, it has been changing lives and moving the world forward. 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:

Historical Perspectives from Madison to Siesta Key


  • Philip M. Farrell — emeritus dean and professor of the Departments of Pediatrics and Population Health Sciences at the UW School of Medicine and Public Health, and author of An Illustrated History of Siesta Key: The Story of America’s Best Beach

Cost and Inclusions

$45 per person
RSVP by February 28.

The event will include a dinner featuring your choice of marinated carved flank steak, pan-seared Atlantic salmon, or portobello with wilted spinach and tomato-basil relish. Soda, iced tea, and coffee are included. A cash bar will be available.


5:30 p.m. Check-in
6:15 p.m. Dinner
7:30 p.m. Program begins

Additional Information

On-site parking will be available.

If you have questions regarding directions, accessibility, or other event details, contact Beth Stone ’70 at bethjoyce22@gmail.com. You may also contact Lorna Nagler ’78 at lorn555@aol.com.

Organized by WAA: Suncoast Chapter.

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