80th Anniversary Potter Club Alumni Reunion - 2011
                                  Best Western Sovereign, Albany, NY
                                           Friday September 30 through Sunday October 2, 2011

                                                      [ N.B.  UAlbany Homecoming starts Friday October 14, 2011.]

                             Schedule and Events, (as of 08/28/2011)
Friday, Sept 30
  2:00  to 5:00 P.M.:    Registration and Hotel Check in.
  3:00 P.M. on              Hotel Check in
  5:00 to 7:00 P.M.:     Reception, Hot/Cold Hors d'oeurves, Cash bar.
                                      Remarks by George M. Philip, Pres., University at Albany 
                                      Dinner on your own, if desired.  Reception may be ample enough.
  7:00 P.M. to ?            Hospitality Room and Hotel Grill for Socializing (Both Friday and Saturday nights)

Saturday, Oct 1
6:30 to 10:30 A.M.   Breakfast buffet, courtesy of Hotel for Hotel guests
  8:30 A.M.:                 Depart Hotel for Tours.  New York State Museum, 2 hours unguided tour; See web site:  State Museum
10:45 A.M.:                 Depart Museum for Dutch Apple Lunch/Cruise on Hudson River (2 hour hour boat ride) 
                                     See web site: Dutch Apple
  1:30 P.M.:                 Disembark boat and:
                                        * Return to Hotel for those not doing either optional field trip.
                                        * Optional trip to Albany Institute of History and Art.  See web site: AIHA
                                        * Optional trip to USS Slater Destroyer Escort Historical Museum.  See web site: USS Slater
  6:00 to 7:00 P.M.:    Pre-dinner Reception, Squire Room, Cash bar.
  7:00 to ?                   Group Photograph, Main Lobby, 1st Floor
                                    Dinner/Banquet and Program
                                    Menu: 4-course, including:
                                    Chicken Cordon Bleu; Baked Seafood-Stuffed Sole; Roast Prime Rib of Beef; Veggie
                                    Entree on request; dessert, Chef-made Banana Foster served on pound cake
  8:15 P.M.                 Program:  Acknowledge guests, Edward Potter Family members in attendance; 
                                                                "Commemoration Celebration": 
                                    Honoring Pottermen who have distinguished themselves and Potter Club:
                                    Potter Club Presidents;
                                    University Distinguished Alumni;
                                    University Athletic Hall of Fame; and
                                    Potterman of the Era Award, John Paul Ward, `53
                                    Open mike: Share any thoughts or remembrances.
                                    Update on Potter Alumni Association plans for 2012 and beyond.
                                    Potter Song
Sunday, Oct 2:
  6:30 to 10:30 A.M. Breakfast buffet, courtesy of Hotel for Hotel guests
  9:30 A.M.                Travel to Downtown Campus, on your own
10:00 A.M.                Walking Tour of Husted Hall and other newly renovated buildings, Downtown Campus, with "Coffee and"
12:00 P.M.:               Hotel check out for those leaving
  1:00 P.M.                Optional Regional Do-It-Yourself Tours (on your own), Northeastern New York and Western Massachusetts
                                          (details will be provided at registration)