Organization Logo
Home New User?  Get Connected and Register Contact Us 564 Online Members
Donate HADDONFIELD ALUMNI SOCIETY
Haddonfield Public Schools Alumni
Official Alumni Website    Haddonfield, New Jersey
Login
  Existing Profiles
Sign Up
  Register / Create Profile
  Help and Support
  Forgot your password?
Contact Us
Facebook LinkedIn
Twitter Donate  

Events

Edit
Save to Calendar
Class of 1967 50th Reunion
Saturday, 10/21/2017


7 PM at the Crowne Plaza in Cherry Hill. RSVP by September 21. Click event title for details.
| Share
Edit
Save to Calendar
Class of 1977 40th Reunion
Through 12/2/2017

Class of 1977 40th reunion. Dec 2nd 730 to 1030 pm
Cost $35 per person
Contact: barryegberts@comcast.net or
609 923 0923

RSVP
| Share
Edit
Save to Calendar
Thanksgiving Varsity Football @ Haddon Heights
Thursday, 11/23/2017

Come on out to Haddon Heights to root for the home team. Game starts at 11 am.
| Share
Edit
Save to Calendar
Fall Happy Hour
Wednesday, 11/22/2017


6 to 8 pm at Tavistock Country Club (always the Wednesday before Thanksgiving).
Good food, cash bar, and $10 donation entry fee.
RSVP to Tom Mervine at tommervinejr@comcast.net by November 21.
| Share
Edit
Save to Calendar
Annual Mtg. & Lifetime Achievement Awards
Saturday, 11/25/2017

Haddonfield Alumni Society's Annual Meeting and Lifetime Achievement Awards from 10 am to 12 noon.
| Share
Edit
Save to Calendar
Class of 1997 Reunion
Saturday, 11/25/2017

Class of 1997, 20th Reunion
Saturday, November 25, 6.30-10.30pm
Treno Pizza Bar, Westmont, NJ
RSVP by October 1
| Share
Edit H.A.S. Trustee Meetings
Third Tuesday of every month September through May/June
| Share


Alumni Store - Custom Sportswear, Merchandise & Apparel including T-Shirts, Sweatshirts, Jerseys & more

Christian Giudice ’92 Signs His New Book

"A Fire Burns Within"

On Friday, November 25, 2016, Jersey Java looked a bit like an HMHS reunion.  A steady stream of alumni and alumni parents came through the doors to greet Christian Giudice, class of 1992, boxing writer, biographer, and high school teacher.

Visiting family in Haddonfield for Thanksgiving, Chris brought with him his newest work, “A Fire Burns Within” which tells the compelling tale of Wilfredo “Bazooka” Gomez, a Puerto Rican boxer who fought his way out of poverty to international fame as a three- time world titleholder.

Giudice’s previous books include Hands of Stone: The Life and Legend of Roberto Duran and Beloved Warrior: The Rise and Fall of Alexis Arguello. His passion for boxing stems from watching fights in Atlantic City in the 1980s with his father. He now writes for boxing.com and has his own website: christiangiudice.com.

When asked about why he chose to write about Gomez, Chris said, I was inspired by a friend who encouraged him to take a look at the career of the Puerto Rican fighter. “Watching Gomez fight, I was mesmerized by his boxing style…he had an element of greatness” said Chris. Gomez record speaks for itself as he had 17 knockouts in 17 championship title defenses.

Recently, Chris returned to HMHS to talk about his writing with current students. He said, “I tried to impress upon them how incredible the writing journey is especially if you are passionate about your subject. There is real fulfillment in the process”.

In addition to his work covering boxing in Latin America, Chris also teaches English at Harper Middle College in Charlotte, North Carolina.

Chris can be reached at christiangiudice.com or christiangiudice@hotmail.com.  His books are available on Amazon.com.

https://www.amazon.com/Fire-Burns-Within-Miraculous-Wilfredo/dp/1785311158

 

Powered by Alumni Channel - alumnichannel.com
    © 2017 Haddonfield Alumni Society
Contact   |  Privacy Policy   |  Login
Facebook LinkedIn
Twitter Donate