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June Events for Bay Area Alums!

June 5th, 2011
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Dear Bay Area PBHA Alumni/ae, Phillips Brooks House Association Alumni and their friends and family are invited to roll up their sleeves and join us for an exciting community service project with Habitat for Humanity East Bay in June! Alumni of all ages are welcome to volunteer and help build homes for deserving families in the East Bay. We are offering two possible days you can volunteer – additional information can be found below. You can sign up for either day you’re available, or both


8th Annual PBHA Auction on Tuesday, April 26th, 2011

April 7th, 2011
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to benefit the Summer Urban Program! To buy tickets, visit: The Phillips Brooks House Association’s (PBHA) 8th Annual Spring Auction for the Summer Urban Program (12 summer camps serving nearly 1,000 children & youth in our community) Tuesday April 26, 2011 Cambridge Queen’s Head Pub at Harvard University (Below Sanders Theater in Memorial Hall at Harvard University) 5:30 – 7:30 pm: Silent Auction with over 80 Great Items Hors d’oeuvres, Two Complimentary Drinks, & Live Jazz Guitar 7:30 – 8:30 pm: Live Auction of


March 2011 PBHA History Segment

March 24th, 2011

March’s history segment takes us back to 1975, when PBHA President Doug Schmidt ’76, spoke with a Crimson reporter (a fellow PBHA volunteer) about PBHA’s conscious shift in the focus of its programs. The then-30-member Cabinet, the story reported, “has decided to shift the House’s emphasis away from social service toward a commitment to social change. The members have adopted a more wary attitude to pure social service programs. They are ambivalent about oiling squeaky school systems with tutoring programs, about maintaining reading programs they

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