Drake University and the Greater Des Moines Partnership invite you to join us for the 17th season of Let’s DU Lunch, a professional speaker series that lets you hear firsthand from Drake and community leaders who make Des Moines great.
WhenMarch 2 ... RSVP by Feb. 26April 6 ... RSVP by April 1May 4 ... RSVP by April 29
WhereDes Moines Club666 Grand Ave. (34th Floor of the Ruan Building)Parking available in the public ramp at 9th and Locust
TimeNetworking begins at 11:30Buffet opens promptly at 11:45Speaker begins at noon
Cost$17 per event or $42 for all three lunchesYoung professional (under 35): $13 per event or $30 for all threeSorry, Pay in advance or at the door; no refunds given on cancellations or "no shows." Walk-up's welcome, but reservations are recommended due to limited seating. We cannot guarantee you a seat without a reservation.
WEDNESDAY, MARCH 2eatDSM: Drake, Dining, and Des MoinesChris Diebel, Scott Carlson, and Sarah Pritchard
Des Moines has one of the best culinary scenes in the Midwest thanks in part to Drake alumni business and restaurant owners Chris Diebel, JO'03, GR'11; Scott Carlson, BN'93; and Sarah Pritchard GR'10. Hear their success stories and insights on what the future holds for Des Moines-area dining.
WEDNESDAY, APRIL 6Drake & Des Moines: Yesterday, Today, and TomorrowMartha Willits, Tiffany Tauscheck, and Zach Nunn
Great cities require great universities. Great universities require great cities. Hear from Drake alumni Martha Willits, FA'69, GR'72, GR'97; Tiffany Tauscheck, JO'01; and Zach Nunn, AS'02, who have played a leadership role in helping to build strong partnerships in central Iowa over the years while positioning both Drake and Des Moines for an even brighter future.
WEDNESDAY, MAY 4From Drake to NashvilleDanika Portz
The road to stardom is often formed when passion and talent meet opportunity. With her hit release, "Greatest Show on Earth," Drake alumna Danika Portz, BN'11, is a rising star in country music. Danika will discuss how she broke into the music industry, life on tour, and what her fans can expect in the future.
Questions? Contact Jennifer Woodley, GR'07, Associate Director of Alumni Relations, firstname.lastname@example.org or (515) 271-1947.
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