Summer Bulldog Bash Returns to Chicago!
The next Chicago Bulldog Bash is right around the corner. Join fellow Bulldogs after work for a chance to reconnect and make new friends.
5:30-7:30 p.m.”¨McFadden’s Restaurant & Saloon
1206 N. State Parkway, Chicago, IL 60610
SATURDAY, AUG. 14 — DRAKE DAY AT THE IOWA STATE FAIR
Drake Day at the Iowa State Fair will showcase many ways for fair-goers to “Capture Your Love for Drake” from 9 a.m. to 8 pm. on Saturday, Aug. 14.
Fair visitors can participate in their very own photo shoots with Drake props at the Drake University tent on Rock Island Avenue just east of the Bill Riley Stage.
SATURDAY, AUG. 14 — BULLDOG BASH AT THE IOWA STATE FAIR
“¨Alumni will gather at 7 p.m. on Aug. 14 during the Iowa State Fair at Jalapeno Pete’s at the Iowa State Fairgrounds on Grand Avenue in front of Midway for an informal gathering. Bulldogs are encouraged to wear blue attire and Proud Bulldog or Alumni stickers will be given to alumni and friends.
For more information, contact Jonathan Brendemuehl at 515-271-3935 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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, Aug. 2 (tickets will be mailed) to the Office of Alumni and Parent Relations, 515-271-3147 or email@example.com.
SUNDAY, SEPT. 12 – CELEBRATION OF TWIN CITIES ALUMNI AWARD WINNERS
Join fellow Drake alumni and friends as we congratulate our hometown 2010 National Alumni Award winners, Jerry Allen, LA’69 and Cyndi Lesher, LA’70.
Celebrating Our Top Dogs
Sunday, September 12, 5 to 8 p.m.
NorthCoast Restaurant & Bar
294 East Grove Lane, Wayzata, Minn.
Hors d’oeuvres provided, cash bar available
RSVP by September 7 to firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-271-3152.
FRIDAY, OCT. 15 — CONNECT 2010 — Chicago, Kansas City, Minneapolis
SAVE THE DATE: Set aside time this fall to network with Drake students in the College of Business & Public Administration. Alumni are invited to meet with the new generation of business professionals in a fast-paced, speed-networking event.
Chicago ““ The Westin Chicago Northwest ““ Itasca, Ill.
Kansas City ““ The Overland Park Convention Center ““ Overland Park, Kan.”¨Minneapolis ““ Radisson Plaza Hotel ““ Minneapolis
Watch your mail and email for additional information. Questions? Contact Ashley Nichols at email@example.com or 515-271-1947.
FRIDAY, OCT. 22 – SATURDAY, OCT. 23 — ALL THEATRE REUNION — Des Moines
Alumni who participated in theatre at Drake are invited to return to campus for a two-day reunion on Friday, Oct. 22, and Saturday, Oct. 23.
Graduates who participated in and alumni who majored in theatre will gather Friday for a master class, a welcome reception and a cast party and dinner at the home of Bill “Doc” Coleman, professor emeritus of theatre arts, and composer Linda Robbins Coleman, FA’76.
“Through hundreds of e-mails, telephone calls and Facebook postings, many Drake theatre arts alums say they are planning to attend the reunion,” Bill Coleman said. “Response has been great, including six alumni from my first year at Drake in 1966.”
Saturday will include small group and panel discussions, with opportunities to interact with current theatre students and a reunion reception in Studio 55 of the Harmon Fine Arts Center in the evening.
“Linda (Robbins Coleman) and I believe that it will be a memorable weekend, filled with good friends, great memories and valuable networking,” he added. “Join Linda and me, along with other faculty and alumni, in this wonderful weekend of reconnection, rejuvenation and recreation!”
FRIDAY, APRIL 29 – SUNDAY, 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 firstname.lastname@example.org or 515-271-3378.