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March 2, 2010

"Something Blue" screening event, 7-10 p.m.

The Wit Hotel, 201 N. State St., Chicago

Cocktail reception, hosted beer and wine bar and light hors d'oeuvres, $60 per person (limited seating for 120 attendees).

Join the Drake Chicago Advisory Board along with other alumni and friends for a screening of secret clips of the documentary-style film "Something Blue," which follows a couple through ups and downs as they plan their wedding. There also will be a brief question and answer session with the Drake alumni who directed and starred in the production:

  • Sean Gannon, FA'91, director
  • Kate Mortimer Kreissl, FA'03, actor
  • Mike Kreissl, FA'02, actor

RSVP online by Friday, March 5, at or call the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations at 515-271-3152.


2010 MVC Women’s Basketball Tournament

Family Arena, St. Charles, MO

Show you’re true blue by cheering on the Bulldogs as they battle for another MVC basketball championship.

Pre-game reception (Thursday, March 11, or Friday, March 12)

Three-and-a half hours before tip-off

Sheraton Westport Tower, 900 Westport Plaza

Team send-off

Sheraton Westport Tower lobby, two hours before tip-off

Join fellow Bulldogs for a team send-off and pep rally in the Sheraton Westport lobby approximately 2 hours before tip-off on consecutive game days.

Note: Once Drake has completed participation in the tournament, any subsequent events will be canceled.

Tickets and hotel information

For tournament tickets, call 515-271-DOGS. For information on hotel accommodations at the Sheraton Westport in St. Louis, visit

Questions? Call the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations at 515-271-3152 or send an e-mail to


2010 MVC Men’s Basketball Tournament

Scottrade Center, St. Louis

Join fellow Bulldog fans in supporting the Drake men’s basketball team at the MVC basketball tournament.

Pre-game reception, 3 p.m.

J. Bucks, 1000 Clark Ave., St. Louis

Game, 6:05 tip-off


For tournament tickets, call 515-271-DOGS.

Visit starting for pairings.


Questions? Call the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations at 515-271-3152 or send an e-mail to