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Chapter News and Events
SOUTH FLORIDA HUSKERS UPDATE (February 24, 2014):
Spring is near and that means football and food. We have three events coming up soon:
The Grand Tasting of Nebraska event will take place at Rudy's Pub & Restaurant, located inside the Hollywood Beach Golf Resort, 1650 Johnson Street, Hollywood, FL 33020 on Sunday, April 6th, 3:30 to 7:00 pm. All our favorite food items from Nebraska will be flown in and served, such as original Runza's, Valentino's Pizza, Fairbury Hotdogs, Dorothy Lynch salad dressing and Miller & Paine Cinnamon rolls.
The event starts at 3:30 pm with a silent auction and light appetizers with a cash bar available throughout the program. At 5 pm, dinner will be served. Cost to attend is $20 per person for adults and $10 for children under 10.
To register, please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
. All ages are welcome to this event. Deadline to RSVP is Thursday, March 27.
If you are interested in playing golf, a discounted rate will be provided closer to the event.
The social hour and silent auction begins at 3:30 pm with dinner being served at 5 pm. Come on out and talk with your South Florida Husker friends and family and Taste some of Nebraska's finest. If you are interested in donating any items to the silent auction, please e-mail us with the item(s).
Saturday, March 29 - 17th annual South Florida Big Ten Alumni & Friends Picnic at T.Y. Park in Hollywood. The picnic is $10 per person and all the Big Ten school alumni groups participate. It is a lazy Saturday in the park to meet new friends. Check out our calendar for complete details.
Saturday, April 12th - Watch Party for the Red / White Spring Game at 12 pm at Packy's Sports Pub. All Husker fans are welcome to attend. A half-time raffle will not take place, but plenty of cheering and good food will be provided.
We reallly appreciate your support! Go BIG Red!
WATCH PARTY LOCATION--Packys Sports Pub located at 4480 N. Federal Highway, Lighthouse Point, FL 33064. Their phone number is 954-657-8423. They are just 3/4 of a mile north of Sample on US Hwy 1 on the east side of the street. Runzas will be available along with red beer and beer bucket specials. They have an outdoor patio with a bar and a lot of flat screens throughout.
ALUMNI ASSOCIATION AWARD
The first week in October was the University of Nebraska Alumni Association's Chapter & Groups Leadership Conference in Lincoln, the South Florida Huskers were given a Corny, which is an award given to various alumni groups each year. The Corny we won was for the Award of Excellence in Communications for a small chapter. It was a nice honor among the chapters nominated!
Our half-time raffle raises money for our University of Nebraska Foundation South Florida Huskers Scholarship Fund. If you are interested in donating any items (gift cards, Nebraska memorabilia, etc.) please bring them with you to the next watch party.
2013 FUNDRAISER FOR SOUTH FLORIDA
For our 2013 fundraiser we asked our members to donate pairs of white socks during the entire season of watch parties for the St. Laurence Chapel for the Homeless in Pompano Beach. We just tried to do our part to help with this worthy cause each week. Our final total reached 240 pairs! Great job!
SCHOLARSHIP FUND DONATION--On Monday, February 11, 2013, The South Florida Huskers presented a $2,000 check to the University of Nebraska Foundation at CJ's Drafthouse for our annual gift to our scholarship fund! From the money we raised from donations from the past year for our raffles, t-shirt sales and other donations, we were able to give to the Foundation. We really appreciate everyone's continued support! If you are interested in making a personal donation to our designated fund, click on this link http://nufoundation.org - which will direct you to the University of Nebraska Foundation web site and then click Make a Gift and search funds for "South Florida Huskers" and the South Florida Huskers Scholarship Fund will appear. GBR!
FLORIDA RESIDENTS JOIN NEBRASKA ATHLETICS: Fort Lauderdale's Cypress Bay cornerback Boaz Joseph signed with football; Andrew Dzulynsky, from Miramar signed with Tennis; Antonio Castro from Pinecrest joins gymnastics.
CONTACT US -- If you want to stay connected to us, please sure to fill out the Contact Us form link at the left. You will receive e-mails about our events throughout the year. If you have ideas for us to consider for events or activities, don't hesitate to reach out to us. We look forward to seeing everyone at a future event. Questions?? E-mail email@example.com.
OTHER FLORIDA WATCH PARTY LOCATIONS --
NAPLES: Stevie Tomato's, 15215 Collier Blvd #301 - not sure if they still show our games?!?
CAPE CORAL: We are looking for a location - if you know of one - let us know!
MIAMI: We are looking for a location - if you know of one - let us know!
TAMPA: Beef O' Brady's, 4516 South Dale Mabry Hwy - new location!
ORLANDO: Metrowest Pour House, 2461 S. Hiawassee Road
JACKSONVILLE: Mudville Grille, 3105 Beach Blvd
INVERNESS: Coach's Pub & Eatery, 114 W. Main Street
SOCIAL MEDIA WEBSITES
SOUTH FLORIDA HUSKERS T-SHIRTS!
The South Florida Huskers T-shirts are now available. These shirts are a higher quality than in past years and feel great! Shirts are $15 each, $20 for XX and XXX. Where else can you find a Husker shirt with palm trees? The black shirts have a light white stitching around the sleeves and bottom. These shirts make great Husker gifts. These shirts will be available for purchase at the Watch Party or can be purchased at the SFHuskers Store. Thanks for your support!
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OUR MISSION--The South Florida Husker Chapter is formed to cooperate with the Nebraska Alumni Association to inform, actively engage, and recognize graduates, former students and friends in support of the University of Nebraska, and to encourage and coordinate activities of graduates, former students and friends in support of the University of Nebraska, and the great state of Nebraska.