Kovner Banquet 2019

President of the Alumni Association, Jim Kelsh ’74, kicked off this year’s event to a crowd of 85 brothers with a history lesson about the Kovner legacy, a fitting reminder of why we have been hosting this event for 72 years. Jim’s stage presence and oratory skills were reason enough for...

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Kovner 2018

Kovner Banquet 2018

The Kovner Memorial Banquet was a raucous good time this year! With more than 90 brothers in attendance, the banquet had all the qualities of a house party without turning into a Trump rally. Photo Album View captions and full sized images on Flickr Which classes were classier? Kudos to...

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Kovner Banquet 2017

Kovner Banquet 2017

A new location, the old house, and a late infusion of RSVPs breathed some life into the 70th annual Kovner Memorial Banquet this year. Photos View photo captions and full sized images on Flickr The Old House in the house This year we were joined by three brothers from the...

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Kovner 2016

Kovner Banquet 2016

The Kovner tradition endures because, year after year, brothers come to share the legacy of Pi Lam. And the 69th annual Kovner Banquet was no different. And yes, “69” jokes were encouraged. Photos View photo captions and full sized images on Flickr The 60s Reunion/Sit-In An unprecedented number of brothers...

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Kovner 2015

Kovner Banquet 2015

One last snow shart from Mother Nature couldn’t keep brothers from the allure of the Diamond Club and the promise of sharing embellished stories of Pi Lam greatness with gullible undergrads. Photos View photo captions and full sized images on Flickr Bob Arthur welcomed those who braved the elements, and...

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Kovner 2014

Kovner Banquet 2014

For those of you who missed last year’s banquet or were too drunk to remember, we elected a new president of the alumni association, Donny “Boss” Hoegg. As a part of his official duties, Donny made a valiant effort to keep the brothers’ attention, but in spite of his best...

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2013 Kovner Banquet

Kovner Banquet 2013

The 2013 Kovner Banquet had a little bit of everything. A healthy collection of brothers from the 90s, 80s, 70s, a sprinkling of the 60s, and a statistically improbably number of undergraduates named “Malcolm,” were in attendance. Photos View photo captions and full sized images on Flickr Spring 1993 pledge...

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Kovner 2012

Kovner Banquet 2012

More than 80 brothers and alumni gathered on March 31st for the 65th annual Kovner Memorial Banquet. The Kovner Banquet turned 65 this year, and as a result will soon be enjoying retirement in Florida… inevitably wearing black socks with sandals. A few things we learned this year: For elder...

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Kovner 2011

Kovner Banquet 2011

The highlight of the 2011 banquet was the 50 year reunion of the class of 1961. Brother Cy Hoffman lead the charge, recruiting a dozen brothers from the 60s to celebrate this auspicious occasion. The highlight of the evening was clearly the comedy duo of Cy and Mel Weiss ’61....

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