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Tales from the Inauguration

Emily Crerand

Emily Crerand ’08 celebrated President Obama’s second term by attending the Inaugural Ball. Crerand, assistant to the chief of staff and intern coordinator to U.S. Senator Heidi Heitkamp (N.D.), relocated to Washington D.C. with Heitkamp after the senator’s election in November 2012. “The Inaugural Ball was incredible—one of the most memorable experiences in my life,” says Crerand. “I won’t lie, it was pretty cool to be in the same room as Stevie Wonder, Brad Paisley, the Oba

Tierce Dry Riesling wine

New York’s Finger Lakes region has become well-known for its exceptional wines, one of which was served at the Presidential Inaugural Luncheon on January 21. “The 2010 Tierce Dry Riesling is a great collaboration of three wineries, Anthony Road, Fox Run, and Red Newt,” explains Ann Costello Martini ’66, owner of Anthony Road Winery. Another Nazareth alum, Tricia Renshaw ’93, serves as winemaker at Fox Run Vineyards. The wine was enjoyed by President Obama, Vi