Annual Meeting Update

One big item we will have available as part of our scholarship fund raising opportunity during this year’s annual meeting will be a Super Bowl, Purdue players, autographed football – including autographs of Drew Brees, Bob Griese, Brandon Gorin, Gene Mruczkowski, David Nugent, Chukky Okobi, Jim Schwantz, John Standeford, Jeff Zegonina, Keenan Turner and others.

There will also be several other fund raising items including autographs balls from people like Robbie Hummel, Matt Painter, Sharon Versyp and Darrell Hazell.

There is still time to get your reservation in to be able to purchase/win one of these and/or other items at our annual meeting. We hope that you will join us in this fun evening to help raise scholarship money for the students of Elkhart and LaGrange Counties

The Purdue Club of Elkhart/LaGrange Counties Annual Meeting will be on April 30 at Dal-Mar Catering located at 159 East Lincoln Street, Nappanee, IN. Doors open at 5:30pm with a buffet dinner starting at 6:00pm. Program by Larry Clisby, voice of Purdue basketball, to follow dinner.

RSVP deadline for the meeting is April 23, 2016, Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for children under 13 years old.

Register on-line at


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Annual Meeting

To all of our Elkhart and LaGrange County Boilermaker Friends:

You are invited to attend this year’s Annual Meeting of the Purdue Club of Elkhart County -  serving both Elkhart and LaGrange Counties.    The meeting will be held this year on Saturday, April 30, 2016 at Dal-Mar Catering Hall at 159 East Lincoln Street, Nappanee.    We will have appetizers,  a cash bar and the beginning of our Silent Auction starting at 5:30 p.m.     The Silent Auction and the cash bar will continue throughout the evening, with dinner being served at 6:00 p.m.

Special dietary needs, such as vegetarian and gluten-free,  can be accommodated but you need to indicate special requests when you make your reservation, please.   Adult meal costs are $20 each and children 13 and under at $15.   Please make your reservations by April 23, using the following form and sending payment to our Club’s post office box, or you can make your payment and reservation on- line at:

Following our buffet dinner, we will have a brief business meeting including the election of Board of Directors for our Club.   If you are possibly interested in being on our Board of Directors, please contact us and let us know of your interest.   Our Club President is Ron Larew, and he can be contacted at cell # 765-412-0727 or e-mail at

Our guest speaker will be Larry Clisby  - The CLIZ   - who has been the play-by-play voice of Purdue Basketball and will give his insight and commentary on his past 33 season with the program.    We are sure he will have some interesting observations regarding our past season,  and his relationship with players and coaches over the years.    We know he will bring us a great program.

The Silent Auction and our Boiler Bucks Auction will be another highlight and focus of our evening events.  As all of you know, the main focus and purpose of our Club is to award scholarships to qualified students from Elkhart and LaGrange counties who attend Purdue University.   These auctions serve as one of the main ways that we can raise money for our Scholarship Fund.   It is a great way to get some unique and useful Boilermaker items, and you can help the Scholarship Fund at the same time.    Also, if you have any items that you would  like to donate to the Auction, please let us know of your interest.

If you have any questions about our Annual Meeting or wish to donate to the Silent Auction, please contact Dan Seltenright at or home phone # is  574-533-9452.

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Annual Meeting – Silent Auction

Purdue Club of Elkhart-LaGrange County’s Annual Meeting
2016 Silent Auction Information

Going. . . . Going. . . . (Time’s running out!). . . Sold!
Time to help local students who are/plan to wear the Black and Gold.
So, save the date, April 30, 2016, for our Annual Meeting
Where Larry Clisby, the Voice of Purdue Basketball, will receive your greeting
Along with your helping Elkhart and LaGrange county students financially
As you get to know new/reminisce with fellow Boilermakers socially.
This year’s location is the Dal-Mar Catering in Nappanee,
And we hope you are in the mood to help many local students become happy
By donating an item and/or buying an item at our Silent Auction
Since all monies from this event goes into our scholarship fund.

Donation Questions: Contact one of the following.
Christy Bollinger 260-414-7403
Dan and Kathy Seltenright 574-533-9452
Cinda Taylor 574-533-2761

Donation items should be taken to one of the following places by April 23, 2016:
Dan and Kathy Seltenright ~ 64239 Meadow Ridge Dr., Goshen ~ 574-533-9452
Dr. Rob Bollinger ~ LaGrange Veterinary Clinic ~ 1005 N. Detroit St., LaGrange

As Simon and Garfunkel once sang: “Silence is golden . . .”
Scholarship money to attend Purdue:
Local students in
Each county ~ Elkhart and LaGrange ~
This financial assistance.

Act now by donating an item to be
Used in the silent auction to bring in money for scholarship purposes.
Contact Christy Bollinger, Dan and Kathy Seltenright, or Cinda Taylor
To ask questions about Silent Auction donations.
If you don’t have any donations, no problem – buy something at the meeting.
Our local Purdue students will greatly appreciate your help.
Never underestimate the importance of your donation/amount of items bought.

Boiler up! Hammer down!
Help keep our scholarship hopefuls from wearing a frown!

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Join Us on Facebook

Hi Boilermaker Fans,
We just want to remind everyone that we do have a Facebook page.
 If you have not already joined our page, we would like to invite you to join us.
On our page we post local events and  pictures from past events.   This is also a great place to put your comments on  what you would like to see from the club in the future.
Hope to see you on Facebook!
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Gold Again

Our club earned a Gold P for 2014-2015. Awarded to Katherine Wright, club secretary, during the leadership conference on October 3
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We Are Boilermakers

Hi Boilermakers and Friends,
Hope you enjoy the attached video about Purdue.  Feel free to share with others.
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Welcome to our Website — Purdue Club of Elkhart/LaGrange County

Upcoming Events:

November, 2015:  Finals Week Survival Kits for Purdue Students

May, 2016:  16th Annual Meeting

Membership Application — Send in your 2015 dues and contribute to our Scholarship Fund for Elkhart County Purdue Students!

Purdue Club Member & Meeting App


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