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June 2, 2010
SATURDAY, JUNE 12 -- 2010 LOS ANGELES BULLDOG BASH

Gather with fellow alumni and bring your favorite hors d’oeuvre to share!

  • Time: 7:30 p.m.
  • Location: The home of Jean Rosone (FA ’76), 378 S. Myers Street, Los Angeles
  • Burbank, CA 91506
  • RSVP: Call 818/848-7829

FRIDAY, JUNE 25 - SUNDAY, JUNE 27 -- Volunteers needed for Des Moines Arts Festival

The Central Iowa Drake Alumni Chapter is preparing to be a part of the 2010 Des Moines Arts Festival by working four beverage tents throughout the festival.

This year's festival will take place June 25-27 in the Western Gateway of Downtown Des Moines. Volunteers will be able to visit and network with alumni and festival-goers, help improve the art festival and support the Central Iowa Drake Alumni Chapter.

Shifts are filled on a first-come, first-serve basis, and are often filled quickly. The available shift times include:

  • Saturday, June 26: 4:30-8 p.m.; 7:30-10:30 p.m.
  • Sunday, June 27: 9:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m.; 1-5:30 p.m.

To sign up for a volunteer time slot, send an e-mail with your first, second and third time slot choices to John Brown at john.brown@drake.edu.


SATURDAY, JULY 10 -- MINNESOTA BULLDOG BASH

SAVE THE DATE: Alumni will gather for a Bulldog Bash.

  • Location: Wild Horse Saloon in Canterbury Park, 1100 Canterbury Road, Shakopee, Minn., 55379
  • Time: TBD

MONDAY, JULY 12 -- WINDY CITY CLASSIC

SAVE THE DATE! For the Windy City Classic, Chicago. Call 515-271-3147 for more information or to RSVP.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 11 -- Hollywood Bowl Concert and Picnic -- Los Angeles

Drake Alumni are invited to pack a picnic dinner and attend an upcoming Hollywood Bowl concert featuring the Los Angeles Philharmonic. The event will provide attendees with the opportunity to reconnect with old friends and meet new Drake alumni, all while enjoying a night of music, food and fireworks.

  • Time: Pre-concert picnic at 6 p.m., concert at 8:30 p.m. followed by fireworks.
  • Location: Parking Lot D -- South Fairfield Lot -- between Milner Road and Odin Street. The Bowl is located at 2301 N. Highland Ave., just off the Hollywood Freeway. Information is available at www.hollywoodbowl.com.
  • Cost: Concert tickets cost $33 per person. 
  • RSVP: Tickets are limited, so RSVP by Monday, August 2 (tickets will be mailed) to the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations, 515-271-3174 or alumni@drake.edu.

For more information, contact Laurie Woken Manny, BN'82, at 661-428-6578 or ljatbbk@aol.com, or Brian Harms, AS'89, at 310-829-8429 or bfharms@aol.com.

FRIDAY, OCT. 22 - SATURDAY, OCT. 23 -- ALL THEATRE REUNION -- Des Moines

All alumni who lent their talents to theater at Drake during their time at the University are invited back to campus for a two-day reunion.

For more information, visit www.drake.edu/alumni or contact John Brown at john.brown@drake.edu or 515-271-3378.

FRIDAY & SATURDAY, APRIL 29 - MAY 1, 2011 -- ALL PHARMACY REUNION -- Des Moines

The Drake University All Pharmacy Reunion will include a tent event, tours of campus, a reception and continuing education events.

For more information, visit www.drake.edu/alumni or contact John Brown at john.brown@drake.edu or 515-271-3378.