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Welcome Fellow Hawkeyes!

The Tampa Bay IOWA Club, chartered by the University of Iowa Alumni Association, promotes the interests of the University, its alumni and friends through our educational, social and athletic programs. All alumni, friends and students of the University of Iowa are invited into our membership and to join us at our many events and activities. Please visit the rest of the website to discover the many events and activities where you can meet fellow Iowans, network for business purposes and share memories.

Aside from the upcoming football season we have a number of events on the schedule we hope to see all of our members attend.  All future events can be found on the calendar - we hope to see you there!

AN EVENING WITH TIM DWIGHT - Team Up to Fight Juvenile Diabetes

Tim Dwight will be joining us on April 8th for our upcoming fight against Juvenile Diabetes.  The event will benefit the local Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation (JDRF) and our TBIC Scholarship Endowment Fund.  Cocktail reception begins at 5:30 pm with dinner and presentation at 7 pm hosted by Tampa Marriott Westshore, 1001 N Westshore Blvd, Tampa, FL 33607.  Just for attending the event you will be eligible to win a cruise certificate for two to the Bahamas from Palm Beach ($500 value)!  We will also conduct silent and live auctions throughout the evening with many awesome items up for bid.  Some of those items include: a 4 night hotel stay in Cancun, an evening at Hyatt Clearwater in their luxurious gulf view suite, numerous golf outings including Innisbrook and Lake Jovita, personalized autographed items by Coach Ferentz and Coach McCaffery, and many, many more!  CLICK HERE for all the details on how to reserve your dinner reservation now...we hope to see you there!

IF you can attend you can still help make the event a success by making a monetary donation or by donating items for our silent and live auction.

CLICK HERE to make a monetary donation online.  You can also make a donation by check made payable to TBIC, please send to Diane Lane, 2403 W Palm Dr., #4, Tampa, FL 33629.

CLICK HERE if you have items you would like to donate for our silent and live auction.  Send an email to tampabayiowaclub@gmail.com on what item or items you would like to donate.  Please include your contact information and a board member will be in touch.

Thank you so much in advance, your attendance and/or donation is essential in making this event a great success!

THANK YOU TBIC!

One of the purposes of our club is to provide a scholarship award to a local student attending the University of Iowa....once again the TBIC and it's members and friends came through.  With your help and the help of the University of Iowa Alumni Association a very grateful local student received a University of Iowa Alumni Association IOWA Club scholarship award for the 2010 - 2011 academic year ($2000/TBIC + $1,000/UIAA match).  We received a thank you letter from her and in the letter she stated: "Awarding this scholarship to me allows me to better focus on my school work and not worry about paying for loan payments and other expenses at Iowa."  An excellent job by the TBIC and UIAA in helping her dream to graduate from the University of Iowa come true!

A MAJOR MILESTONE REACHED!

The TBIC announced a couple of years ago the establishment of the Tampa Bay IOWA Club Scholarship Endowment Fund, a mission was created.  The board called and you, the Tampa Bay IOWA Club, answered, in a big way.  the board developed a 5 year plan to reach the $50,000 goal and with an initial donation of $20,000, we had 5 years to raise $30,000.  We not only reached the goal, but did it 3 years early!  To date, you have grown the TBIC Scholarship Endowment Fund to more than $50,000!!  Now that it's considered fully funded, it will support one or more annual scholarships for students in the Tampa Bay area into perpetuity.  Selection shall be in accordance with standard requirements set forth by UI Office of Financial Aid (academic promise, financial need, etc.) and the UI Alumni Association, with the scholarship to be awarded at the onset of the spring semester.  Preference will be given to full-time students in this order: seniors, juniors, sophomores, freshmen.  The scholarship and awardees shall be published in a manner consistent with established procedures with the Alumni Association.  We expect to raise additional funds through:

  • Interest earned on existing assets
  • Direct donations from members
  • Matching funds from member employers
  • Corporate donations
  • Event/program profits

We thank you for your generous support and although we have reached our first goal we will continue to accept additional donations.  If you're interested in additional information please contact us at tampabayiowaclub@gmail.com and we will send you a donation brochure.

Be sure to check out the calendar for all upcoming events....we hope to see you there!

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