University Advancement

Fall 2018 Let's DU Lunch Series

Let's DU Lunch
Join us for the 21st year of Let's DU Lunch! 

Drake University and the Greater Des Moines Partnership invite you to the 21st season of Let’s DU Lunch—A professional speaker series offering you food for thought with Des Moines' dreamers and doers. 

Enjoy all three lunches at $56 or purchase one lunch at our standard rate of $22. Young professionals (under age 35) can receive a discounted rate of $16 per event. 

Des Moines Embassy Club
34th Floor of the Ruan Building
666 Grand Ave. Des Moines, IA
11:30 AM – 1 PM

Questions? Contact Andy Verlengia with Alumni Relations at or 515-271-3077. 

Public parking is available in the public ramp at 9th and Locust. Seating is limited. Walk-ins are welcome, but we cannot guarantee a seat without a reservation. Reservations transferable to a guest if you are unable to attend. Registration will close when capacity is met. No refunds given for cancellations or no-shows. 


  1. Step 1 Selection
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Tuesday May 07
11:30 AM - 1:00 PM
Joseph Jones serves as Executive Director for The Harkin Institute for Public Policy & Citizen Engagement. The Institute offers nonpartisan programming, experiences, research, and connectivity focused on the areas that defined the career of Senator Tom Harkin: people with disabilities, retirement security, wellness and nutrition, and labor and employment.
Event registration summary
Let's DU Lunch May 2019:
Standard Rate
Young Professional