University Advancement

First-year Send-offs 
Bring your family and introduce yourself to the Drake community! 

Enjoy refreshments and snacks while meeting Drake community members, including alumni, Drake parents, and current students. Send-off gatherings are happening throughout the country on Sunday, July 30, in the Twin Cities, Des Moines, Kansas City, Omaha, Denver, the Quad Cities, St. Louis, and Chicago. Find an event near you! 

Chicago
Host: Gary & Mary Zimmerman
Address: 301 Grand Blvd. Park Ridge, IL
Date: Sunday, July 30
Time: 3 – 5 PM

Denver
Host: Kiley Handy
Location: Washington Park, Picnic Site 3A

Address: S. Downing St. & E. Louisiana Ave. Denver, CO
Date: Sunday, July 30 
Time: 1 – 3 PM

Des Moines
Host: John Smith 
Address: 2700 University Ave. Des Moines, IA  
Date: Sunday, July 30
Time: 2 – 4 PM 

Kansas City
Host: Doug & Peggy Person
Address: 13416 Summit Ct, Kansas City, MO
Date: Sunday, July 30
Time: 6:30 – 8:30 PM

Omaha
Hosts: Marisa Gift & Shawna Kasner Hannam
Location: Lake Zorinsky, Shelter #3
Address: 3808 S. 156th St. Omaha, NE
Date: Sunday, July 30
Time: 2 – 4 PM
*Use the 156th St. entrance by the water park

St. Louis
Host: John & Jill Farmer 
Address: 12 Winfield Pointe Ln, St. Louis, MO
Date: Sunday, July 30
Time: 3 – 5 PM

Twin Cities 
Host: Tim & Kim Donaldson
Address: 555 Ferndale Rd. N Wayzata, MN
Date: Sunday, July 30 
Time: 1 – 3 PM

Quad Cities
Hosts: Ted Thoms & Kelly Caldbeck
Address: 1 Kone Court, Moline, IL
Date: Sunday, July 30
Time: 3 – 5 PM 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Questions? Contact Amelia Klatt, Assistant Director of Alumni Relations, at amelia.klatt@drake.edu or (515) 271-3378.

 

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Sunday July 30
This event is designed to welcome incoming first-year students and their families into the Drake community while providing them with an opportunity to meet alumni and fellow students in their area.
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Send-Off - Omaha
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Send-Off - Minneapolis
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Send-Off - Denver
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Send-Off - Quad Cities
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