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Mike The Mailman 2018 Cocktail Reception

Everybody's favorite postal worker is coming to the Hudson Valley! Please join us for a cocktail party reception featuring guest speaker, "Mike the Mailman".

Date: Saturday, September 22nd, 2018
Time: 6:00pm - 9:00pm Cocktail Reception and Talk
Where: Stonehenge Restaurant 1694 US-9W, West Park, NY 12493  (https://www.stonehedgerestaurant.com/)
Cost: $25 per member.  Price includes tax & gratuity. 
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Price Includes the following: 
Drinks: Unlimited Draft Beer (Coor's Light), House Wines & Soft Drinks 
Butler Passed Hot Hors d'oeuvres: Franks in Blankets, Kielbasa with Pepper and Onion, Crab Puffs, Potato Puffs, Scallops in Bacon, Italian Meatballs, Swedish Meatballs 
Imported Cheese & Cracker Platter 
Crudité Chips & Dip 
Chafing Dish with Penne Ala Vodka 
Dessert: Choice of Sheet Cake OR Italian Cookies 
Coffee: Regular and Decaf Coffee Station
RSVP: Please reserve your seat by September 14th,2018.
Reservations Please see below for Signup with the online Paypal Form or 
Mail-In check:
* Payable to "PSU Alumni Association MHV Chapter" 
Penn State Alumni Assoc MHV Chapter, P.O. Box 1844, Poughkeepsie, NY 12601
Contact: E-mail psumhv@gmail.com with any questions.                                                                                   

About Mike Herr (Mike the Mailman):

Mike Herr, known around the University Park campus as "Mike the Mailman," spent most of his 48-year-career at the University Park post office on campus. Through that role, Mike became a campus icon, retiring on April 1, 2016.  Steve Hartman featured Mike in an "On the Road" segment for CBS. Since then he became much more of a local celebrity, delivering mail to THON, being part of students' theatrical performances and participating in Homecoming as an honorary Grand Marshall at Penn State's Homecoming Parade - and he has enjoyed every moment of it.

Mike has always embraced his role and enjoyed all of the customers he has had the privilege to serve. He has been able to have fun with it and customers have always enjoyed their experiences with him.  Mike changed the whole personality of the post office in his own way. He would often flash special signs to customers to make their experience more enjoyable such as "nice sneakers" and had a "relax" sign in over 60 different languages. People always appreciated the lightheartedness.  Mike's interactions with everyone are long remembered. He has maintained a lot of friendships with people who have retired or have left the University, whether they are faculty, staff or students. It is his joking and light-hearted nature that students seem to remember most.  Born in Lock Haven, Mike has always lived in the Central PA region. He and his wife Mary Katherine, who Mike calls Katie, have turned their house in Linden Hall into a bed and breakfast. They have always opened their door for students, family and friends.  Mike has always loved the university and felt fortunate to be a part of it. He is enjoying retirement and spending more time with his wife and two daughters.