Fathers Club Events

Each academic year the Prep Fathers Club holds a variety of events to support the school, raise funds to underwrite school needs and to create a stronger community. The following is a list of the events for the 2017-2018 academic school calendar. Use the links provided to sign up as an event volunteer or to buy event tickets when appropriate.

2017-2018 Events

Dads Back-to-School Mixer

August 24, 2017
7:00 – 9:00pm
Gene and Deanna Detchemendy Residence

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Summer has ended, and the new school year has started. The annual Dads Back-to-School Mixer welcomes new and returning Dads and faculty to mix and mingle together. Over food and refreshments, learn about the Fathers Club’s mission and exciting events planned for the school year.

To reserve a ticket for this event:
Eventbrite - 2017 Flintridge Prep Fathers Club - Back-to-School Dads Mixer

To volunteer at this event:
Sign Up Now!

For inquiries, contact:
Eric Kristensson
Vice President – Back-to-School Mixer
email: Eric Kristensson

7th Grade Level Mixer

August 29, 2017
5:30 – 8:30pm
Flintridge Prep, Ahmanson Plaza

The 7th Grade Level Mixer provides a casual atmosphere for 7th Grade parents to mix and mingle with fellow parents, faculty and administration. The Fathers Club and the Parents Association provide volunteers for this event to welcome the 7th Grade parents and to serve refreshments and light hors d’oeuvres.

To volunteer at this event:
Sign Up Now!

For inquiries, contact:
Bruce Blair
Vice President – Coffee Mixers/Receptions
email: Bruce Blair

9th Grade Level Mixer

August 31, 2017
6:00 – 9:00pm
Flintridge Prep, Ahmanson Plaza

The 9th Grade Level Mixer provides a casual atmosphere for 9th Grade parents to mix and mingle with fellow parents, faculty and administration. The Fathers Club and the Parents Association provide volunteers for this event to welcome the 9th Grade parents and to serve refreshments and light hors d’oeuvres.

To volunteer at this event:
Sign Up Now!

For inquiries, contact:
Bruce Blair
Vice President – Coffee Mixers/Receptions
email: Bruce Blair

Family Barbecue

September 19, 2017
6:00 – 8:30pm
Flintridge Prep, Jim Wood Memorial Field

Kick off the new school year with a great Barbecue dinner. Billed as the largest annual event for the Prep community – the back-to-school family barbecue event has dads organizing, staffing, cooking, and serving over 1,200 members of the Prep family. The event is a great way to meet new and returning Prep students, families, faculty, administration and friends.

To order tickets for this event:
Eventbrite - 2017 Flintridge Prep Family Barbecue

To volunteer at this event:
Sign Up Now!

For inquiries, contact:
Mike Comer
Co-Vice President – Family Barbecue
email: Mike Comer

or

Andrew Son
Co-Vice President – Family Barbecue
email: Andrew Son

Fathers Club Meeting

October 17, 2017
6:30 – 8:15pm
Flintridge Prep, Chandramohan Library

Let us know you’re attending:
Sign Up Now!

For inquiries, contact:
Kevin Gunning
email: Kevin Gunning

Homecoming

October 20, 2017
4:00 – 9:00pm
Location Flintridge Prep Athletic Field

It is time to welcome back alumni, families and friends to celebrate Prep’s 52nd homecoming football game! Supporting the Parents Association, the Fathers Club provides volunteers to assist with set-up, rolling out the ceremonial half time Red Carpet, and other tasks as needed for the annual homecoming athletic event.

To volunteer at this event:
Sign Up Now!

For inquiries, contact:
Scott Maxwell
Vice President – Homecoming
email: Scott Maxwell

2017 Internship Program Reception

December 23, 2017
1:00 – 3:30pm
Flintridge Prep Courtyard

Get involved in an exciting program that truly expresses Prep’s mission of “Prep For Life.”

The Fathers Club Internship Program:
– Fosters a community of life-long connections and support by providing Flintridge Prep alumni valuable opportunities to understand and experience career paths through internships in a variety of professional fields
– Builds career networking opportunities and a talent pipeline within the Flintridge Prep community
– Provides Prep alumni and parents another great connection with the Flintridge Prep community

To volunteer at this event:
Sign Up Now!

For inquiries, contact:
David Hitchcock
Vice President – Internships
email: David Hitchcock

Casino Night

January 27, 2018
6:30 – 8:15pm
Flintridge Prep Gymnasium

Sponsored by the Prep Fathers Club, Casino Night is one of the most entertaining events of the year for Prep Dads and their kids, bringing out over 80 volunteer Dads. With the Prep gym converted into a Monte Carlo like Casino, you will have a blast teaching and watching the kids have fun learning casino table games in a relaxed and non-intimidating environment. So, pull out your tuxedo and shine your shoes for an evening of fun and games.

Let us know you’re attending:
Sign Up Now!

For inquiries, contact:
Bruce Blair
Vice President – Casino Night
email: Bruce Blair

Eric Kristensson
Vice President – Casino Night
email: Eric Kristensson

Kenny Pawlek
Vice President – Casino Night
email: Kenny Pawlek

Fathers Club Meeting

February 6, 2018
6:30 – 8:30pm
Flintridge Prep, Chandramohan Library

Let us know you’re attending:
Sign Up Now!

For inquiries, contact:
Kevin Gunning
email: Kevin Gunning

New Dads Mixer

April 6, 2018
7:00 – 9:00pm

The spring mixer introduces new incoming Dads to the Prep family and shares how the Fathers Club supports the school through volunteering efforts and initiatives.

To volunteer at this event:
Sign Up Now!

For inquiries, contact:
Robert Alvarez
Vice President – New Dads Mixer
email: Robert Alvarez

Fathers Club Meeting

April 17, 2018
6:30 – 8:30pm
Flintridge Prep, Chandramohan Library

Let us know you’re attending:
Sign Up Now!

For inquiries, contact:
Kevin Gunning
email: Kevin Gunning

Golf Tournament and Dinner

April 30, 2018
8:30am – 8:30pm

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During the springtime, the Fathers Club hosts the very popular annual Golf Tournament and Dinner event. This event brings parents, alumni, faculty and students together for a fun day of golf, dinner, entertainment, and participation in the silent auction. Proceeds raised over the past years have helped fund Prep’s John Plumb ’64 Endowment Fund – which is directed to faculty enrichment.

To volunteer at this event:
Sign Up Now!

For inquiries, contact:
John Brown
Vice President – Golf Tournament
email: John Brown

Sports Awards Cookout

May 17, 2018
5:00 – 7:00pm
Flintridge Prep, Ahmanson Plaza

As the school year draws to a close, the Fathers Club hosts its final event in honor of Prep athletes. This event allows the Dads to barbecue and serve over 300 students, parents, faculty, and administration.

To volunteer at this event:
Sign Up Now!

For inquiries, contact:
Al Bazzi
Vice President – Sports Awards Cookout
email: Al Bazzi