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The ND Club of Austin is Adopting a Family for the Holidays

For the second straight year, the Club is partnering with Foundation Communities to adopt a family for the holidays.  This year we have been matched with a family of four consisting of a single mother and three boys, ages 9-11. To learn more and to donate please visit this page.

Holiday Volunteer Event – Brown Santa 12/7

The Notre Dame Club of Austin will once again assist Travis County’s Brown Santa in wrapping presents for families in need this Christmas season.  Our club has been volunteering with Brown Santa annually for approximately 16 years!  This is a great event for alumni and friends of all ages.  Participants help select items from donated… Read more

Hesburgh Lecture: Thursday, Nov. 14, 7:00pm

Hesburgh Lecture, 7:00pm, Thursday Nov 14 This year the Notre Dame Club of Austin is honored to have Patrick E. Murphy, Professor of Marketing, join us as we host the 2013 Hesburgh Lecture.  Professor Murphy will be sharing with us his topic on Corporate Citizenship, Ethics, and Sustainability.  A light reception will be held before and… Read more

Wine Lecture & Tasting: Sat. Nov. 16, 6pm

ND family Suzanne and Dan Bautch will graciously open their home for our annual wine lecture and tasting event. Join us on the bye weekend of Saturday, Nov. 16 starting at 6pm. 

This year we will again feature guest speaker and ND alum Tom Sessi, president of the Sessi Wine Company. Location: Home of Suzanne and… Read more

Career Networking Event: Tues., Nov. 12, 6:30pm

Join us on Tuesday, Nov 12 at 6:30pm for our Career Networking Event at the Parkside Restaurant! We’ll start with a thirty minute networking reception followed by our guest speakers who will discuss various economic sectors of Austin’s economy and what employers in those sectors look for. We will conclude with another networking reception after… Read more

CAFB Wheels of Sharing Mobile Food Pantry Volunteer Event

Capital Area Food Bank of Texas (CAFB) Wheels of Sharing Mobile Food Pantry Location: 14919 General Williamson Drive, Austin, TX 78734 Saturday, November 2, 9:30am – 11:00am To participate, RSVP Nancy Carrales ( by Thursday 10/31. A carpool leaving from 2222/Mopac will be coordinated with participants. Additional Event Details: All participants must arrive on time… Read more

USC Family Gamewatch – hosted by the Rooff Family

John and Karen Rooff will graciously open their home for a family gamewatch on Oct. 19 for the USC game. Please browse to this page for details and to RSVP. We will still have our normal gamewatch at B.D. Riley’s on Oct. 19 for the USC game.

ACE Mass and Meal: St. Ignatius Martyr Church, Oct. 20

October 20, 2013 5 PM – 8PM St. Ignatius Martyr Catholic Church 126 W Oltorf St, Austin, TX 78704 Please join the Notre Dame Club of Austin on Sunday, October 20th to support current Alliance for Catholic Education (ACE) teachers and graduates in the Austin area. This event is an opportunity for ND alumni and… Read more

CASA Superhero Run

The ND Club of Austin is using our superpowers to help kids by fundraising for the 2013 CASA Superhero Run. CASA speaks up for children who’ve been abused or neglected by empowering our community to volunteer as advocates for them in the court system. CASA volunteers – true superheroes – ensure that each child’s individual… Read more

Event Success: CAFB on July 20

On July 20th seven volunteers represented the club at the Capital Area Food Bank of Central Texas (CAFB) . Devin and Joyce Fee, Jim McMullan, Nancy and David Carrales, Alan Metayer and Michelle Williamson all took time out of their busy weekend to sort and box donated food to assist the area’s hungry. Jim also… Read more