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Friday and Saturday, September 20th and 21st, 2019

Dear Fellow Alumni and Friends:

As President of WUDAA, it is my pleasure to extend an invitation to you to join us at our Annual Reunion Weekend. Our festivities begin this year, on Friday, September 20th, from 5:30pm – 7:30pm with our ever-popular evening cocktail reception at the Washington University Alumni House, Main Campus, 6510 Wallace Drive, Clayton, MO 63105.

This event offers the perfect opportunity to reunite with friends, alumni and staff. Individual classes often arrange Friday evening post-reception dinner reservations at one of the many excellent restaurants in the St. Louis area; in locations such as the Central West End or The Hill.

The Class of 1969 will be honored as the 50th year anniversary class!

The International College of Dentists and the Washington University Dental Alumni Association Scholarship Program is now official: You are invited to continue to nominate and submit letters of endorsement on behalf of student applicants. Candidates shall demonstrate financial need and be in good standing at a USA dental school approved by ADA/CODA. International students are eligible. For more information on the Scholarship program, to make a donation and/or to down-load the application packet, please go to: http://www.icd.org/wudaa-scholarship/ or refer to the 2019 copy of the e-newsletter scholarship announcement featured on the WUDAA website at: WudaaNews2019.pdf

Saturday morning, September 21st, from 8am – 12pm offers a WUDAA sponsored, ADA/AGD approved 4 credit CE program and Continental Breakfast. The CE Course will take place at the Eric P. Newman Education Center (EPNEC), Seminar Room B; 320 S. Euclid Avenue, STL 63110; conveniently located in the heart of the Central West End at the Washington University Medical Center. Watch for an upcoming email blast for more information.

Again, this year, there will NOT be a banquet gala; this opens up Saturday afternoon and evening for classes to gather together and enjoy the activities of their choice – St. Louis has so much to offer!

On Friday night from 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM you can stop by The Annual GREAT FOREST PARK “BALLOON GLOW” ; followed by the Balloon Race and activities on Saturday. Other options for fun: check out what‘s happening at Q at the LOU | The Fabulous Fox Theatre | STAGES St. Louis Powell Symphony Hall | Or check the web at Explore St. Louis for more exciting event options. Be sure to call your classmates to plan your special weekend of celebration!

Please keep your email address and contact information current as we certainly want to continue to have accurate and timely communication with you! Be sure to check the website: www.wudaa.com where you can view the WUDAA E–NEWSLETTER. Watch your email for informational blasts to keep you current with the latest happenings and remember to visit the Alumni Association Facebook page to keep in touch and interact with classmates!

There are several hotel options for accommodations: Home2Suites by Hilton, the closest to the Med School Campus, and within walking distance: 920 S. Taylor Avenue, STL 63110; Parkway Hotel, 4550 Forest Park Blvd, STL 63108; The Chase Park Plaza Hotel 212 N. Kingshighway Boulevard, STL 63108 (offers a free shuttle within a 5–mile radius of the hotel; **please note: this year there will not be a block of discounted rooms).

Anniversary class contacts are:

1964 Jim Huisinga: huisinga@me.com
1969 c/o Sherry Joyce: sherrygjoyce@gmail.com
1974 Charles Thornton: thorntoncb@aol.com
1979 Bob Boyle & Gail Holcomb: holcomb.boyle@gmail.com /Mario Conte: dmdconte@gmail.com
1984 Zora Hanko: zorahanko@cs.com /Andy Kim: akim4pedo@aol.com
1989 Greg Jorgensen: drj@jorgensenorthodontics.com

Please contact me if you need any additional information. See you in September!

Tom O‘Connor

WUDAA SCHOLARSHIP AWARD - Deadline for application: June 30, 2019 Download here

The ICD-WUDAA Scholarship Program offers annual scholarships to dental students. This program demonstrates concern about the high cost of dental education and its negative impact on the career choices of graduating dentists by doing as much as possible for individual students and raising awareness of the serious issue of dental school student debt.

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Dr. Milton M. Voda, D.M.D. August 17, 2018

Tribute to Dr. Milton M. Voda

Dr Steven Levitt, D.D.S. June 16, 2018

Tribute to Dr. Steven Levitt

Dr John M Bryan , D.M.D. April 1, 2018

Tribute to Dr. John Bryan