As we look ahead into 2017, the future of the Gnome Club could not be brighter. While there are challenges that we surely must face, there are countless opportunities that can transform the way we engage with all of our members. Our leadership team has spent lots of time brainstorming and thinking of ways we can enhance the global bonds of fellowship and better employ a capability to stay connected which inevitably will benefit not only the Caltech community but future stud
While folks headed to Caltech for Reunion day, Boston-area Gnomes also celebrated by reuniting locally at Flatbread Pizza and Bowling in Davis Square, Somerville on May 20. Given the mixed weather in Boston, it was great to see everyone turn up with their families on a warmish spring day. Fun was had by young and old. David Tytell even turned up with his own bowling gear (clearly a ringer!), while a number of kids tried out candlepin bowling.
GNOME SCHOLARSHIP FUND REPORT FOR 2016-17 As of September 30, 2016, the Gnome Scholarship Endowment Fund’s value was $999,013, a small increase in value from the end of the previous fiscal year. We report donations from just after Founders’ Night in one year to the Founders’ Night of the current year with most donations occurring in January and February of the current year. Donations to the Scholarship Fund for 2016-2017 totaled $12,027. There was one large donation, one Gno