Chapter Officers, 1999-2000
President - Gary Thomas, Ocean View
Vice President - Julie Engle, Ocean City
Treasurer - Bruce Engle, Ocean View
Recording Secretary - John McKee, Ocean City
Corresponding Secretary - Donna Thomas, Ocean View
South Jersey Shore Annual Penn State
Wednesday, May 17th
Penn State's 2000 Season
Coach Jay Paterno
Highlights Program As Local
Shore Chapter's Guest Speaker
In his sixth year on the staff is Jay Paterno, who is in his first year coaching the
The past five years he worked with the tight ends and was recruiting coordinator,
an area where he remains very active. Paterno has developed a strong group of
returning tight ends, led by Tony Stewart and John Gilmore.
A 1990 Penn
State graduate, Paterno was a reserve quarterback on his father's squad. He lettered
as a senior in 1989 and was a member of the 1986 National Championship team.
He got his coaching start as an undergraduate assistant at Penn State in the spring of 1990. He also
was a graduate assistant coach at Virginia for three years and wide receivers and tight ends coach at
Connecticut for two. Paterno was the quarterbacks coach at James Madison in 1994, helping the Dukes
to the second round of the Division I-AA playoffs.
(April 23, 00):
Buffet includes salad, entree, dessert and
House Salad with Honey Mustard Dressing
Caesar Salad, Chilled Pasta Salad
Prime Rib AuJus, Roasted Turkey Breast w/Gravy,
Vegetable Lasagna, Meatballs, Scallion Rice, Broccoli
Vanilla Sheet Cake
Soda, Juices, Ice tea, Coffee
(Cash Bar Will be Available)
Special PSU Afghan Door Prize
Special Door Prize drawing with the
winner receiving a Penn State afghan.
General Chapter News
Dinner Program Includes Special Scholarship Fundraiser
Chinese/Silent Auction - Scholarship
Fund Raiser Items Needed - Penn State related as well as local items. Gift
certificates to area restaurants always stimulate interest. Ask your favorite dining spot
to donate certificates to our Penn State Chapter and support the Scholarship Program.
Chapter board members staffed Penn State
information tables at College Fairs throughout South Jersey again this year.
- Atlantic City Kiwanis Club College Fair held at Atlantic Community
- Wildwood Catholic High School College Fair for Cape May County
- Cumberland County College Fair at Cumberland Community College
White Football Game Held April 15th
Check the Penn State Sports Web site for
Habitat For Humanity Work Day 2000
Plans are being finalized for a Penn State South
Jersey Shore Habitat Work Day
this summer in Atlantic City. Our date for the Habitat support this year is
Saturday June 17th.
Details on the Habitat Work Day will be mailed and included on the Chapter
Web site during the month of May.
Penn State Seniors When you
get your diploma this Spring you also become members of the Penn State
Alumni Association and our South Jersey Shore Chapter. Contact Chapter
President for details on all of the benefits and opportunities for you and
Scholarships - Penn State South Jersey Shore
Applications have been received from area students at
many of the 24 high schools in our South Jersey Shore area. Chapter Board
members are reviewing scholarship candidates and the selections will be
announced at the Annual Dinner on May 17th.
Send-Off Party for Penn State Freshman
Chapter's annual Send-Off gathering for new Freshman will be held in early
August. Date and location of the gathering will be announced in the coming months.
Fall 2000 - Football TV Parties @ the Shore
Locations and dates will be announced in the
Kick-Off Classic ~~ August 27th @ the Meadowlands
Chapter President Gary Thomas has announced plans for
a TV party at his residence for pool-side viewing of the Penn State - USC
Kick-Off Classic this August. More details will be
forthcoming in future newsletters and on the Web.
Al and Lois Beattie enjoy
NJ Shore tailgate gathering at Penn
State's Beaver Stadium.
Jody and Arron Thomas, the
and son of Gary and Donna Thomas
of Ocean View, NJ, at one of last year's
University Park football games.
2000 Penn State Football Schedule
Sept. 2 Toledo
Sept. 9 Louisiana Tech
Sept. 16 @ Pittsburgh
Sept. 23 @ Ohio State
Sept. 30 Purdue
Oct. 7 @ Minnesota
Oct. 21 Illinois
Oct. 28 @ Indiana
Nov. 4 Iowa
Nov. 11 @ Michigan
Nov. 18 Michigan State
Jersey Shore Chapter Web Site
Web site, maintained by Chapter member Ralph
continues to be hosted @ http://www.PennState-Shore.Pro-USA.net
This hosting service is provided at no charge to the Chapter by Pro-USA.net,
a wide-range of local and national Internet services.
If you have any items or photos related to Penn State you'd like to share
through our South Jersey Shore web site, e-mail the information to Ralph
April 2000 -
PSSJS-Newsletter Ver. 1.4
Last Page Up-Date 02 April 2002
Newsletter and Web Site Editor,
Ralph J. Cooper
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