Thursday, November 18, 2010

Come Watch Iowa State vs Missouri!

Upcoming Cyclone Events in the Chicago land Area!
Football season is almost over and you don’t want to miss the LAST football game. Join fellow Iowa Staters as we cheer the Cyclones against the University of Missouri-Columbia. If we pull out a victory against the Mizzou Tigers, ISU will be bowl game eligible!

Four of the five locations in the Chicago area that will be hosting this week’s game.

ISU v. Missouri Game watches!

WHO’S INVITED: All Iowa State alumni, family and friends!

WHEN: Saturday, November 20th, 2010 Kick off at 6:00 p.m.

COST: There are no costs to attend game watches (Food and beverages are on your own)

WHERE: Football Game watch Locations!

CHICAGO -- Corcoran’s

1615 N Wells St
Chicago, IL 60614-6092
(312) 440-0885
Bruce Blythe, Game watch Coordinator
John Tillo, Game watch Coordinator

3220 N Lincoln Ave
Chicago, IL 60657-1106
(773) 348-6088
Bruce Blythe, Game watch Coordinator
John Tillo, Game watch Coordinator

SCHAUMBURG -- Fox and Hound
1416 N. Roselle Road Units 30-3,
Schaumburg, IL 60195
(847) 884-6821
Asten Rathbun, Game watch Coordinator

4320 E New York St.
Aurora, IL 60504
(630) 236-9183
Brooke & Travis Dykstra, Game watch Coordinator

We look forward to seeing you there! Go Cyclones!
Katherine Hallenbeck & Tanya Skelton Co-Presidents ISUAA Club of Chicago

Don’t forget to join our Facebook page for last minute updates:
Iowa State Alumni Club of Chicago
Or on Twitter @ Chicago Cyclones.

November 20 – Last Football Gamewatch of the Season against Missouri at 6pm
December TBD – Skating @ Millenium Park
January TBD – Broomball in Evanston

Sunday, August 22, 2010

It's Time for the FOOTBALL SEASON!!!

Upcoming Cyclone Events in the Chicago land Area! It's 'Back to School' time again! This means college football and other football festivities are just a few weeks away. Please join your Chicago area ISU alumni and friends for the area fun!

1st Gamewatch and Season Opener
Iowa State vs. Northern Illinois
Thursday, September 2, 2010
7 p.m. Kickoff
At all area Gamewatch locations!
7th Annual Iowa State vs. Iowa Co-Ed Flag Football Game
This is our 7th Annual Flag Football game against our biggest rival - Iowa. It comes on the week leading up to the big Iowa State - Iowa football game! This flag football game has determined the outcome of the big game ever since we started playing six years ago! No pressure! We will have t-shirts for those that come to play and drink specials at Corcoran's after the game! If football isn't your thing, feel free to come hang out and support us! The Co-Ed rules can be found on the Chicago Sport and Social Club website

All area ISU alumni

Wednesday, September 8,
6:30-7:30 p.m. - Game; After party immediately following the game at Corcoran's- drink specials and the back room is reserved for us!

Lincoln Park Fields- south end of Lincoln Park. Near LaSalle and Clark Streets. Call Tanya if you can not find us - 847-293-3218. We will head to Corcoran's Bar at 1615 N Wells St after the game for a celebration in the backroom!

FREE to play. Players get an ISU t-shirt!
At Corcoran's, everyone will be on their own for food and drink.

Deadline is September 7. To SIGN UP - e-mail Tanya Skelton at with your name, cell number, and guess the score for a prize after the game!

Come ready to play! Wear your Iowa State colors and bring your friends. This is a lot of fun!


Tanya Skelton, Flag Football 2010 Coordinator
ISUAA Club of Chicago

ISU vs. IOWA Gamewatches!

Join fellow Iowa Staters as we cheer the Cyclones on to victory over the Hawkeyes. There are five different locations in the Chicago area that will be hosting parties for Iowa game. Door prizes will be awarded during the game!

All Iowa State alumni, family, and friends

Saturday, September 11, 2010
Kick off at 2:30 p.m.

There are no costs to attend gamewatches (food and beverages are on your own.)

Football Gamewatch Locations!

We look forward to seeing you there! Go, Cyclones!

Katherine Hallenbeck & Tanya Skelton
Co-Presidents ISUAA Club of Chicago

Don't forget to join our Facebook page for last minute updates:
Iowa State Alumni Club of Chicago

Other upcoming events:
September 8, 12-1 p.m. - Lunch & Learn in Naperville
October 6, 12-1 p.m. - Lunch & Learn in Chicago
September, October, and November - More Gamewatches!!!

Tuesday, April 13, 2010


Hello ISUAA Chicagoans,

Happy Spring! VEISHEA week has started back on the ISU campus.

If you are not making the trip back to Ames to celebrate VEISHEA, we encourage you to celebrate, “VEISHEA in Your Community” with an emphasis on community service. Come together in the name of VEISHEA and celebrate our Iowa State unity on Saturday, April 17 at Union Park. With combined efforts we will come together in Iowa State union to show our community service spirit.

Then join us on April 27th for a concert on the North side of the city. The Iowa based group, The Nadas, will be performing at Scubas’ Tavern. The Iowa State Alumni Club of Chicago, in partnership with alumni clubs from The University of Iowa and the University of Northern Iowa, is sponsoring a pre-party at Scubas’ beginning at 6:30 p.m.- the concert begins at 8:00 p.m.

For more information, click here

We look forward to seeing you all soon!
ISUAA Chicago Leadership Team

Saturday, March 20, 2010

Check it out- Upcoming events!!!

Hello Cyclone Fans,

Have you heard? The ISU Women's Basketball team is playing in the 1st round of the NCAA Tournament THIS SUNDAY, MARCH 21 @ 8:30pm Central.

Join us at one of the Chicago Game Watch bars for televised coverage:

Fizz - 3220 N. Lincoln Ave., Chicago
Corcoran's Bar - 1615 N. Wells St., Chicago

If the women win on Sunday, the next game will be Tuesday, March 23. Stay Tuned for more details!

Go State!
Katherine Hallenbeck & Tanya Skelton
ISUAA Chicago Club

Save the Date(s):
4/17 VEISHEA Service Day - Details to come!
4/27 Nada's at Schuba's - YAY!
5/18 Cubs Rooftop
TBD Happy Hour

Visit the Iowa State Alumni Association:

Friday, January 22, 2010

Come Play Broomball

Upcoming Cyclone Events in the Chicago land Area!

Alumni Broomball Game in Evanston
Saturday, January 30, 2010 6-7:30 p.m.
Event Coordinator: Phil Santos

Cost: $8 for ISUAA members; $10 for nonmembers
RSVP by Thursday, January 28 online
Location: Robert Crown Center and Ice Complex (1701 Main Street
Evanston, IL 60202
Phone: (847) 448-8258

RSVP by Jan 28 - click here for details

•Broomball equipment (i.e. brooms and broomball) will be provided by the ice complex.
•Wear/bring gym shoes for use on the ice rink.
•Bring a light and dark shirt to the game to distinguish teams; red or gold shirts are encouraged.
•Meet at the arena between 5:30 and 5:45 p.m. so we are ready to hit the ice at 6 p.m.
We will need a minimum of 10 players and a maximum of 30 players to play. We look forward to having you join us on the ice or to cheer from the stands. It should be a good time had by all.

Big 12 Men's Basketball Gamewatches
Please join us at any of our local gamewatch bars for the following men's basketball games. All times are CST.

Saturday 1/23/10 @ 1 p.m. vs. Kansas
Saturday 2/6/10 @ 1 p.m. vs. Kansas State

Gamewatch Venues:
AURORA - Fox and Hound; 4320 E. New York St.
SCHAUMBURG - Fox and Hound; 1416 N. Roselle Road
Fizz; 3220 N Lincoln Ave
Corcoran's Grill & Pub; 1615 N. Wells St.

Feel free to stop in to our local gamewatch bars to catch an ISU game even if we haven't promoted it. Our gamewatch partners welcome Cyclone fans anytime!

•February 20, 2010: 3rd Annual Bowling Night
•• . . . Much More to Come this year!

Monday, January 4, 2010

Iowa State Cyclones in Chicago to play against Duke!

Hello Iowa State Fans,
There are still tickets available to see Iowa State play against the Duke THIS Wednesday, January 6th at 8:00pm at the United Center! Go to for tickets!

Join us prior to the game from 5:30- 8pm at Stanley's on Racine (324 S. Racine) for a free buffet, raffle prizes and special Cyclone drink. Free transportation will be provided from Stanley's to the United Center. There is also free parking at Stanley's if needed.

Be sure to check back soon for more info on other winter events for Iowa State Alumni and friends here in Chicago, including Broomball, Bowling, and other basketball game watches!

See you soon!