Registration for our 2017 Reunion July 27th-30th back at the Chapterhouse is now open. Click here to register. Registration closes July 7th.
It is my pleasure to officially invite you to the 2017 Bowdoin Alpha Delta Phi Reunion, Thursday, July 27th through Sunday, July 30th. In cooperation with Bowdoin College, we will once again gather at 228 Maine Street/Howell House in Brunswick, Maine. Also as in previous years, the upstairs rooms will be available for sleeping accommodations starting Thursday, July 27th. As always, this Reunion is open to all Alpha Delts and their loved ones, not just those who graduated in years ending in 2 or 7. Registration will open soon. Click on the Reunion link above for all the details.
This summer at 228 Maine Street, our chapter will gather to celebrate the 175th anniversary of the establishment of Alpha Delta Phi Society at Bowdoin College. All Alpha Delts and their guests are welcome! This landmark event will coincide with the 16th/184th Alpha Delta Phi Society convention in Brunswick, which we are proudly hosting for the second time since 1997.
Δ Friday, July 29, 3 till 5 pm: Open House for Alpha Delts at Bowdoin’s Special Collections department, a curated display of historical artifacts such as house meeting minutes from ΑΔΦ Society’s original founding years, memorabilia from Joshua Chamberlain’s era, and items honoring our brothers who have served as President of the College.
Δ Friday, July 29, 6 pm: Traditional Bowdoin campus Lobster Bake for chapter alumni and guests, along with ΑΔΦ Society conventioneers.
Δ Saturday, July 30, noon until 1 pm: Annual Meeting of ΑΔΦ Society Alumni Association, at the chapter house.
Δ Saturday, July 30, 6 pm: ΑΔΦ Society Banquet and Awards Ceremony at the Brunswick Hotel & Tavern.
Also, as part of the weekend’s activities, we will honor the men and women who took part in the refounding of Alpha Delta Phi in 1976 as a fully co-ed entity. Their bold conception of what a fraternity could be has reverberated through the years, at Bowdoin and far beyond.
With the ΑΔΦ Society’s convention taking place at the Brunswick Hotel and Tavern, you’ll be able to meet some wonderful young Alpha Delts and marvel at their literary endeavors. They do our founders and refounders proud!
The registration process is a menu, and you can choose whatever you’d like to sign up for: dinners, open bar access, several housing options, T-shirts…craft the weekend you want.
For more information, please contact Nessa Burns Reifsnyder ’86, Reunion Committee chair, at 207-288-5113, or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org . ΞΑΙΡΕ!
The Annual Corporation Meeting of the Bowdoin Alpha Delta Phi Society Alumni Corporation will occur from 12 Noon-1 PM on Saturday, July 30th in the living room of the old Chapterhouse at 228 Maine Street. If you have any questions about attending, please contact President Thom Clark ’99.
The Annual Meeting is taking place during a larger AD Reunion Weekend celebrating the 175th Anniversary of the founding of the Bowdoin Alpha Delta Phi Society. For more details and to register, check out the 175th Anniversary link above.
historic documents in the College Archives, and talks about some of the chapter’s famous alumni—including Civil War General and Governor Bro. Joshua Lawrence Chamberlain (1852). Both the Convention and Reunion will join for social time at the House in the evenings, including a traditional Maine lobster bake on Friday night and an Awards Banquet on Saturday night.