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  • rsvped +1 for 2019 Annual Reception 2019-07-25 16:24:55 -0400

    2019 Annual Reception

    The California Alumni Club of Washington, D.C.

    Cordially invites you to our

    Tenth Annual Reception

    Celebrating the Honorable Doris Matsui -  Class of 1966
    U.S. Representative for California's 6th congressional district

    Tuesday,  September 10, 2019 | 6:30 PM – 9:00 PM

    The Cosmos Club
    2121 Massachusetts Ave NW, Washington DC 20008
    Dress Semi Formal | Heavy Hors D'oeuvres & Cocktails


    Pricing for DC Cal Alumni 2019 Members:

    Special Early Online Purchase: $90/person through August 1, 2019

    August 2 - August 15, 2019: $100/person

    August 16 through Sept 10: $120/person


    Non-Member Regular Admission: $145

    (Purchase your 2018 membership here and save!)


    Host Committee & Sponsors

    Host Committee: $300 Single / $450 Couple

    Sustaining Sponsor: $1000 (includes a guest)

    Sponsor a Cal Student/Alumni in Need: $100


    Register here

    Space is limited, so please register early. 

    You may also register by mail by sending a check to:
    Cal Alumni Club of Washington DC 
    P.O. Box 7509
    Arlington, VA 22207

    Make checks payable to "DC Cal Alumni Club"


    The Annual Reception is the premier annual event of the Cal Alumni Club of Washington, D.C. This important event helps raise much-needed funding to support our expansive club operations and to support student scholarships at UC Berkeley. Through our previous nine receptions, D.C. Cal community has raised over $40,000 for CAA Leadership Awards and Cal in the Capital. 

    Come enjoy heavy appetizers, an open bar, and the ambiance of a historic private club, centrally located in Washington, D.C


    The Annual Reception represents our opportunity to recognize notable Cal alumni in the National Capital region. Our previous Distinguished Alumni honorees are:

    Go Bears!


    Congresswoman Matsui


    About Congresswoman Matsui
    Congresswoman Doris Matsui has represented the city of Sacramento and its surrounding areas since 2005.  As a senior member of the House Energy and Commerce Committee, she serves on the Health, Environment and Climate Change, and Consumer Protection and Commerce subcommittees and is the Vice-Chair on the Communications and Technology subcommittee.

    Because she has always felt the arts connect innovation with creativity and passion, Congresswoman Matsui has been a strong supporter of the arts not only in the Sacramento community but nationwide. She currently serves as a Member of the Board of Regents for the Smithsonian. She is also on the Council of the National Museum of African American History and Culture, and the Council of the National Museum of American History. She has previously served on the National Symphony Board and the Arena Stage Board. Congresswoman Matsui has been an ardent supporter of the DC Cal Alumni Club since joining Congress.


    *Remember, we need to receive your check prior to the event, so mail early! Also, if you are bringing a guest, please indicate their first and last names for our name tags.

    **As a host committee member you are entitled to attend the special VIP mixer with our guest prior to the general reception and your name will be printed in the program. Should you choose this option you will be contacted by email.


    For additional details, or if you have any questions, please visit email us at

    September 10, 2019 at 6:30pm
    Cosmos Club
    2121 Massachusetts Ave NW
    Washington , DC 20008
    United States
    Google map and directions

  • donated 2019-07-25 16:21:39 -0400

    Alumni Annual Membership +1

    $5,690.00 raised
    Goal: $2,000.00

    Any graduate of UC Berkeley in the greater Washington, DC area who would like to bring another person (spouse, partner or friend) to an event under the same conditions as a member.

    Please enter your personal information. After payment, you'll have an opportunity to submit your additional member's information.

    To pay by check*, please make out your check to "DC Cal Alumni Club" and mail it to 

    Cal Alumni Club of Washington, DC
    c/o Robin Gordon, Club Treasurer
    PO Box 7509
    Arlington, VA 22207


    *Please include your membership category with your check.  When joining by mailing your check, you do not have to do anything on the website membership page.   

    Please direct any questions to our membership director Rob Tobiassen at