Alumni/Friends

Upcoming Alumni Events

Forever Dutch - Cedar Falls

Monday, February 15, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

President Mark Putnam invites you to join him for an in depth look at the Forever Dutch initiative.

Monday, February 15 at 6 p.m.

Brown Bottle Restaurant, 1111 Center Street, Cedar Falls

6 p.m. - Heavy appetizers available

6:30 p.m. - Presentation

Host committee:

Tim ’84 and Rhonda Bleadorn
Brian ’80 and Lori Humphrey Fegley ’80
Gordon ’76 and Beth Lunan Lauterbach ’76

Forever Dutch - Cedar Rapids

Tuesday, February 16, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

President Mark Putnam invites you to join him for an in depth look at the Forever Dutch initiative.

Tuesday, February 16 at 6 p.m.

Rick & Heidi Brown residence, 6910 Spring Grove Ct, Cedar Rapids

6:00 p.m. - Heavy appetizers available

6:30 p.m. - Presentation

Host committee:

Randy and Teresa Kehoe Dusil '81 
Ryan Dusil ’14
Terri Snyders Crumley ’89
Kevin Den Adel ’91
Kevin ’83 and Anne King
Nathan '94 and Missy Pacha 
Nick '99 and Laney Pacha 

 

Forever Dutch - West Des Moines

Thursday, February 18, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

President Mark Putnam invites you to join him for an in depth look at the Forever Dutch initiative.

Thursday, February 18 at 6 p.m.

Des Moines Golf & Country Club, Ball Room, 1600 Jordan Creek Pkwy, West Des Moines 

6 p.m. - Heavy appetizers available

6:30 p.m. - Presentation

Host committee

Jim '64 and Phyllis Danks
Steve Sikkink '83
Ann Van Hemert Allen '00
Al '77 and Sandy Paris
Jann Freed '77
Dave '87 and Cathy Snyder Gray '88

GO DUTCH! 

Forever Dutch - Des Moines

Thursday, February 25, 2016 11:30 AM - 1:00 PM

President Mark Putnam invites you to join him for an in depth look at the Forever Dutch initiative.

Thursday, February 25, 2016 at 11:30 a.m.

Embassy Club Downtown, Grill Room, Ruan Center, 666 Grand Ave., Des Moines

11:30 a.m. - Lunch buffet

12:00 p.m. - Presentation

Jim '64 and Phyllis Danks
Amanda Hansen Fletcher '00
Raegan Schultz Wagner '04
Molly Parrott '02 
Bob Andeweg '84 
Alex Glann '69
Jann Freed '77
Dave '87 and Cathy Snyder Gray '88 

Go Dutch!

Central Red Society - A Jazz Odyssey

Thursday, February 25, 2016

**This is a Central RED event for members of the Society. If interested in becoming a member, check out our website at www.central.edu/red/ **

 

Jazz is a uniquely American art form, and it’s been around since the late 1800s. Gabriel Espinosa will lead us through a history of jazz through recordings of various jazz styles in the past 120 years. Be a cool cat and join us! 

Gabriel Espinosa has been an Associate Professor of Music and Director of Jazz Studies at Central since 1996. He has performed at the Tucson Jazz Festival and Lincoln Center in NYC, along with multitudes of other venues. Gabriel has released several CD’s of international music and was inducted into the Iowa Jazz Hall of Fame in 2014.

Forever Dutch - Phoenix

Monday, February 29, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

President Putnam invites you to join him for an in-depth look at the Forever Dutch initiative.

Monday, February 29 at 6:00 p.m.

Sid & Carol Verdoorn residence, 6845 East Cuarenta Ct, Paradise Valley

6 p.m. - Heavy appetizers available

6:30 p.m. - Presentation

Host committee:

Jeff Oliver '79
Marc '98 and Ellen Gallinger Poortinga '04
Scott '85 and Kim Froehle
Mark '87 and Pam Blom
Jake Nero '09
Phil Van Den Berg '64  
Katie Johnson Hill '85  

 

Forever Dutch - Denver

Tuesday, March 1, 2016 6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

President Putnam invites you to join him for an in-depth look at the Forever Dutch initiative.

Tuesday, March 1 at 6:00 p.m.

Colt & Gray, 1553 Platte Street, Denver

6 p.m. - Dinner

7 p.m. - Presentation

Host committee:

Nick '01 and Wendy Richtsmeier

Aaron '87 and Jean Barrick

Vance '07 and Alysha Overturf Schuring '09

Scott '87 and Stephanie Johnson Lindell '88

Ronalea Hays Alleman '91

Forever Dutch - Chicago

Friday, April 1, 2016 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

President Mark Putnam invites you to join him for an in depth look at the Forever Dutch initiative.

Friday, April 1 at 6 p.m.

Tom and Debbie Koos residence, 38 Wescott Lane, South Barrington, Illinois

6 p.m. - Heavy appetizers available

6:30 p.m. - Presentation