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Celebrate Big 10 Loyalty Day with Us!

Reserve in advance to get the special rate for admission. All guests need to have something with their Big 10 team logo on it to qualify.  Encourage them to reserve as a group of 3 or more to get the best price. Please note they will also get the $10 gift certificate so that reduces the effective cost of the event.

Special admission price for wearing logo gear from a Big 10 University
The more people in your party, the more you save!

Akbar and Gourmet Wine Getaways invite you to join them for the Akbar-Hermosa Beach 1st Wine and Appetizer Experience
Sunday, June 1, 2014
1:00-4:00 P.M.

6 Great Wines Under $20 Retail
Host: Peter D. Kerr, The Wine Consultant

Regular price: $35 per person (in advance), inclusive of tax and gratuity! ($40 at the door/day of the event)

Wearing Big 10 gear: Single:$5 off; party of 2: $10 off pp; party of 3+: $15 off pp
Each paid guest receives a $10 Akbar-Hermosa Beach gift certificate!
Gourmet Indian appetizer food parings available all afternoon
Learn the art of wine & food pairing with your friends and fellow alums
Wines tasted will be available for ordering at very special prices
Reservations and more information: 310-937-3800

Advance reservations required for special pricing. Cancellations will only be accepted up to 48 hours prior to the event. Akbar-Hermosa Beach, 1101 Aviation Blvd. (@ Prospect Ave.), Hermosa Beach, CA

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Iowa Basketball Gamewatch #4: Iowa vs. Wisconsin – Feb. 22, 9:00 AM

Normally known for raining down 3’s in Assembly Hall, the Indiana Hoosiers were forced to postpone this past Tuesday’s scheduled game with Iowa; due to metal falling from the ceiling.  Neither school could agree on when and where to play the game, and soon it might be left to the Big 10 to decide.

Now the Hawkeyes head back to Iowa City for a matchup with the 16th ranked Wisconsin Badgers.  The Big 10 has been upset city, leaving the Big 10 title up for grabs.  Iowa is just one game back from both Michigan and Michigan State.  But they’re not alone.  Wisconsin and Ohio State have joined the party as well, making Saturday’s game crucial for both teams.

An early January loss to Wisconsin on the road has to be on the mind of the Hawks.  Carver-Hawkeye has been rocking this year, and the Hawks have responded.  Devyn Marble needs to get red hot.  He’s the rock of this team and drives opponents crazy.  The Badgers are a tough physical team and Iowa’s big men will have to match them every step of the way.  Keys to a Hawk victory will come down to two things, rebounding and free throws.  Some games, Iowa looks great at both, others; they have been terrible.  Attack the boards and knock down the freebies and Iowa will come away victorious in a close game down to the wire.

Please join us at the Santa Monica Barney’s Beanery and enjoy 35% of food and 50% of beverages to any Iowa fan who wears something with Iowa on it (offer valid during the game only).

If you would like to show your LA Hawkeye pride, then don’t forget to purchase your LA IOWA Club t-shirt. T-shirts are now in stock and available at the Santa Monica Barney’s Beanery location! They can be purchased for $15.

All money from T-shirt purchases go directly to the LA Iowa Club to help pay for costs associated with the Club as well as provide funds to support scholarships and other events.  Without your support, we would not be able to realize these goals.

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Hawkeye NBA Basketball Networking Event at STAPLES Center!

The LA Iowa Club Board would like to invite you all to STAPLES Centerfor a special evening with the Los Angeles Lakers and Minnesota Timberwolves. Watch Pau Gasol and Steve Nash take on Kevin Love and Company in a Western Conference early season battle at STAPLES Center. If you haven’t been to out to a Lakers game, join us in style as we’ll have our own luxury suite and mingle with Los Angeles’s finest Hawkeyes.

Here are the details:
Who: Los Angeles Iowa Club
What: NBA Basketball – LA Lakers vs. Minnesota Timberwolves
When: Sunday, Nov. 11 6:30 pm
Where: PRIVATE SUITE at STAPLES CENTER (Food & Beverage will be on your own)
Cost: The LA Iowa Club will subsidize some of the costs so our members will get a better deal than the general public. Normally the cost is over $150 per ticket but for our members it’s only $100. Tickets can be emailed directly to attendees after the deadline to order.

Payment: Paypal at
Please put “LA Iowa Club game” as the subject and send as family/friends so we don’t get hit with additional fees.

PLEASE NOTE: Deadline to order is Wed. Nov. 6. We have to receive payment or commitments by then in order to guarantee our space. We have to have a minimum of 24 people attend to fill the suite and make this cost effective and happen. Payment is fully reimbursable if we don’t get the minimum.

Questions? Please email Alvin Chang at or call213-742-7222.

We hope to see you there!

Go Hawks!

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Big Ten Club Annual Cocktail Party

The Big Ten Club Of Southern California welcomes you to our Annual Cocktail Party.

The Date:  Friday, September 27, 2013
The Time:  5 pm – 9 pm
The Place:  Rush Street
9546 Washington Blvd.Culver City, CA 90232
(310) 837-9546

You do not need to be a member to attend, but all active members and those who sign up or renew on this night will be entered to win free Rose Bowl tickets and also special prizes in a members-only raffle.

So come out and join one of the most diverse and exciting alumni clubs out there.

Imagine networking, community service projects and socializing times TEN… B1G TEN!!!

  • Drink specials
  • Members-only raffle
  • Networking with Big Ten alumni and friends
  • Great venue and event to kick off the weekend
  • Enter to win free Rose Bowl tickets!
  • PARKING: There is valet parking available in front of the Culver Hotel and Rush Street as well as street parking (read the signs) and 2-Hour Free Parking across the street in Cardiff, Watseka & Ince Parking Lots.

    RSVP here so we can get an estimated head count.

    Don’t Forget to Renew your Club Dues by 9/27 for a chance to win Rose Bowl tickets and receive priority for ticket distribution!  Click Here to Renew!

    Go B1G TEN!

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    Football Kickoff Event Wednesday August 14th! – Barney’s Beanery Santa Monica

    Football season is just around the corner and nothing gets the juices going like getting the greatest fans ever together at Barney’s Beanery! Come on out for our Football Networking Social Wednesday August 14th from 7-11 pm and enjoy good times with fellow Hawk fans and great drink specials! We will also have our new T-shirts available to view and you can also pre-order yours then! There will also be a raffle for 2 T-shirts as well! We look forward to seeing you out!

    Date: Wednesday August 14th

    Time: 7-11 pm

    Where: Barney’s Beanery Santa Monica

    Drink specials! Raffle for free T-shirts!

    Go Hawks!

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