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Des Moines is the obvious place to find Bulldog spirit, but not everything happens right on Drake’s campus. There are plenty of ways for central Iowa alumni to get involved and celebrate their love for Drake.
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Saturday, Sep. 27, 2014DU Good Day 2014Nationwide: Connect with fellow Bulldogs and make your community a better place on DU Good Day. We will gather alumni groups in sites across the country to serve those in need. Don't miss the chance to spend some quality time with other alumni in your area while making a difference in the world, one Bulldog at a time.
Wednesday, Oct. 1, 2014 Let's DU Lunch 2014: Donna Tweeten, VP of Communication and Brand Management for Hy-VeeDes Moines: Donna Tweeten, JO’85, is the assistant vice president of communication and brand management for Hy-Vee. She will shed light on the marketing strategy behind Hy-Vee’s branding and community partnerships and on the impact these programs have had. Previously president and chief creative officer ofThe Meyocks Group, Tweeten has been counseling companies on how to improve and evolve their brand for most of her 20-plus-year career.
Friday, Oct. 17, 2014Francis Marion Drake Society DinnerDes Moines: This event is by invitation only.
Wednesday, Nov. 5, 2014 Let's DU Lunch 2014: Luncheon Honoring Gov. Robert D RayDes Moines: Gov. Robert Ray served as the governor of Iowa (1969-1983), interim mayor of the City of Des Moines, and president of Drake University (1998). As governor he was instrumental in the resettlement of southeast Asian refugees to the state and helped launch the Institute for Character Development at the University. A panel of speakers will discuss Gov. Ray’s impact nationally and locally—as a state leader, philanthropist, and humanitarian.
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