University Advancement

Let's DU Lunch I May 2, 2018

Let's DU Lunch
Join us for the 20th year of Let's DU Lunch! 

Drake University and the Greater Des Moines Partnership invite you to the 20th season of Let’s DU Lunch, a professional speaker series that is more than just food for thought. It’s a heaping helping of connections that bring you closer to your community’s dreamers and doers. 

Please note that this event has moved from Wednesdays to Tuesdays. 

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

Questions? Contact Mark Reiter, assistant director of Alumni Relations at mark.reiter@drake.edu or 515-271-1947. 

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
  2. Step 2 Registration
A one time purchase for all three events within our Let's DU Lunch series. The events will feature lunch and a message from the following people: Dennis Goldford, Jennie Baranczyk, Darian DeVries, and a downtown development panel.
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Quantity
Price
$57.00
 
Tuesday September 04
11:30 AM
Dennis Goldford has been at Drake University since 1985, teaching in the areas of American politics and political and constitutional theory. He regularly serves as a political analyst for KCCI-TV in Des Moines and is asked frequently to comment on current political matters by Iowa Public Radio and various other regional, national, and foreign media organizations. Professor Goldford is an invited speaker at many local business and other organizations, and he is a co-author of The Iowa Precinct Caucuses: The Making of a Media Event and most recently, author of The Constitution of Religious Freedom: God, Politics and the First Amendment.
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Price
$16.00
 
$22.00
 
Tuesday October 02
11:30 AM
Darian DeVries and Jennie Baranczyk are the head coaches of Drake's Men's and Women's Basketball programs. Darian will be starting his first season as head coach of the men's program after being named to the position last March. This Iowa native spent 20 seasons with Creighton as an assistant coach where he helped take the team to 12 NCAA tournaments. Jennie will be starting her seventh season as head women's basketball coach. The 2018 Missouri Valley Conference Coach of the Year is coming off the team's second straight MVC regular season and tournament titles with the program's second-consecutive 18-0 conference record and qualified for the NCAA tournament for the second straight season.
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Quantity
Price
$16.00
 
$22.00
 
Tuesday November 13
11:30 AM
Jay Byers will facilitate a panel discussion highlighting the development of Downtown Des Moines with the professionals who know downtown the best. The panel is made up of Jennifer Chittenden, Executive Director of the Downtown Chamber of Commerce, Rick Tollakson, President and CEO of Hubbell Realty and Justin Mandelbaum, Principal at Mandelbaum Properties. The group will discuss issues, projects and initiatives that are reshaping Downtown Des Moines.
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Price
$16.00
 
$22.00
 
Event registration summary
Let's DU Lunch Fall Series 2018:
Standard Rate
0
$57.00
Let's DU Lunch September 2018:
Young Professional
0
$16.00
Standard Rate
0
$22.00
Let's DU Lunch October 2018:
Young Professional
0
$16.00
Standard Rate
0
$22.00
Let's DU Lunch November 2018:
Young Professional
0
$16.00
Single
0
$22.00
Donation:
$0.00
Total:
$
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