U-M Club of Washington, D.C.
The U-M Club of Washington, D.C. raised $65,000 for scholarship programs that will support future Wolverines during the 72nd annual Congressional Breakfast held on March 15 in the nation’s capital. Approximately 350 alumni, congressional staff, and sponsors attended the event — the second-biggest turnout in the program’s history. Through the U-M Office of Financial Aid, the club offers the Samuel L. Chappell Family UMDC Scholarship to students from the Washington D.C. metropolitan area, including a $50,000 need-based scholarship to one student each year. At any given time, this scholarship supports four U-M students.
U-M Club of Seattle
About 45 alums from the U-M Club of Seattle performed a “takeover” at the University of Washington Nordstrom Tennis Center to watch the U-M men’s tennis team defeat the Huskies 5-2 on Feb. 26. The group hung a U-M flag in the stands and loudly cheered on the Wolverines to victory. After the matches concluded, a group of alums met the team for some pictures on the court.
U-M Club of East Nebraska
Members of the U-M Club of East Nebraska cheered on the U-M softball team during a three-game series on March 31-April 2 in Lincoln, Nebraska. The Wolverines won the series, defeating the Huskies in two of the three games. The club earned a shoutout from head coach Bonnie Tholl on social media, who said the members “showed up in a big way!”