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May 7, 2007

FRIDAY, MAY 11

  • Pharmacy Hooding Ceremony: 4 p.m., doors open at 3 p.m., Drake Knapp Center.
  • President’s Reception for all graduates and their families, 4:30 to 6 p.m., Parents Hall, Olmsted Center.
  • 50-Year Club Reception and Dinner: 6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. dinner, The Des Moines Club, 34th floor of the Ruan Center, 666 Grand Ave., $40.
  • Law School Commencement: 7 p.m., processional begins at 6:45 p.m., doors open at 5:45 p.m., Drake Knapp Center. Reception will follow at the Marriott Hotel, 700 Grand Ave., Des Moines.

SATURDAY, MAY 12

  • Pharmacy Class of 1952 Breakfast: 9:30 a.m., home of Russ and Lucile Johnson, 12918 Timberline Dr., Des Moines. RSVP to laura.sauser@drake.edu.
  • 126th Commencement Ceremony for Undergraduate Degree Recipients: 10 a.m., doors open at 8:30 a.m., Drake Knapp Center.
  • Commencement Lunch: 11:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., Crossroads Ultimate Dining, Hubbell Dining Hall, $6.75 at the door.
  • Reunion Bus Tour of Des Moines: 1:30 p.m., depart from Old Main.
  • 126th Commencement Ceremony for Graduate and Doctoral Degree Recipients: 2 p.m., Drake Knapp Center.
  • London Bulldog Bash: 3 p.m., Café 2, located on the west end of the Tate Modern building on Level 2 overlooking the riverside. Contact Katie Ditton, JO'04, katiedianne@mindspring.com; Robin Hamman, ED'95, robin.hamman@bbc.co.uk; Zach Nunn, AS'02, zachnunn@hotmail.com; Adam Park, AS'91, acpark@comcast.net; Atle Willems, BN'95, aw@freedomrecruit.com.
  • Pharmacy Class of 1952 Reception and Tour of the College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences: 4:45 p.m., Morgan E. Cline Hall. RSVP to laura.sauser@drake.edu.
  • Drake Alumni Awards Dinner: 6 p.m. reception, 7 p.m. dinner, Parents Hall, Olmsted Center, $25. For reservations, call 515-271-2500.

TUESDAY, MAY 15

  • San Francisco Bulldog Bash: 7 p.m., Landmark Opera Plaza Theatres, 601 Van Ness (Van Ness and Golden Gate). Enjoy a private viewing of a new release followed by drinks and discussion with film critic Terry Brejla, JO'69; cost $15. Or feel free to join the group just for drinks at Max’s Restaurant, 601 Van Ness, around 8:30 p.m. Contact Terry Brejla, 415-591-4034, terry.brejla@bm.com.

SATURDAY, MAY 19

THURSDAY, MAY 24

  • Stamford, Conn., Bulldog Bash: 5:30  p.m., The Players Club located in Sterling Farms Golf Club, 1349 Newfield Ave. Beer keg provided by host John Mayberry, JO'72, 203-359-5683, westbay@fastmail.us.

THURSDAY, MAY 31

SATURDAY, JUNE 2

SUNDAY, JUNE 3

THURSDAY, JULY 12

  • Young Alumni Celebration for the Classes of 2005, 2006 and 2007: 6:30 p.m., Mystic Celt Bar and Grill, 3443 N Southport Ave., Chicago.