Dordt College News

Football and comedy highlight Alumni Weekend

September 10, 2010

Dordt College will host its annual Alumni Weekend on Friday and Saturday, Sept. 17 and 18.

Among the highlights of the weekend will be Christian comedian Jeff Allen’s performance on Saturday night at 7:30 p.m. in the B.J. Haan Auditorium. Jeff’s comedy drives home the humor in everyday family life and the joy derived from a healthy marriage. Tickets are $12 ($10 for groups of 10 or more). Tickets at the door will be $15. Tickets are available by calling 722-6028 or emailing

A variety of social activities and athletic events will also be offered to returning alumni and friends of Dordt College.

On Friday an Alumni Business Connections breakfast will be held at 6:45 a.m. in the Campus Center, featuring guest speaker John Vander Haag III (Class of ’90). He is the president of Vander Haag’s Inc., and his topic will be “Encouraging an Entrepreneurial Spirit in your Company.” Reservations for the free breakfast event can be made by calling 722-6028.

An alumni banquet on Friday evening will honor this year’s Distinguished Alumni: They are Rev. David De Ridder (’71), Dr. Craig Stockmeier (’77), Stan Weber (’81), and Alice (Veluw ’80) Weber.

The banquet is at 5:30 p.m. and will be followed by a pops concert, “A Salute to Broadway,” presented by the Dordt College band and orchestra at 7 p.m. in the B.J. Haan Auditorium.

Saturday activities begin at 9 a.m. with a golf tourney sponsored by Dordt’s Business Club. Kids can enjoy a carnival at the tennis courts beginning at noon, and Dordt’s football team will take on Hastings at 1:30 p.m. Dordt’s soccer team will play Hastings at 3:15 p.m.

Tickets for the Jeff Allen performance and the Alumni Banquet are available by contacting Wes Fopma at 712-722-6028 or emailing The full schedule for the weekend's events can be found here.

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