Simpson Guild Activities 2014-2015

70 years of Connections

Meet, Greet & Connect

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Sigler House, President Jay & Jenne’ Simmons Home
703 West Ashland Ave, Indianola

5:00-7:00 pm

Committee: Jenne’ Simmons, Linda Brice, Ardene Downing and Kathy Brackney

Bring a guest and join us as we welcome another exciting year with the Guild!  It’s our 70th birthday and plans to be a very busy year.  Anyone may be a member of the Guild, you do not have to have attended Simpson College.  This is a wonderful way to get started with the Guild, renew friendships and learn about the impact of the Guild’s gifts to Simpson and its students!


A Holiday Affair : Simpson Guild Picadilly

Saturday, November 15, 2014 at 6 pm
5:30 preview for advance ticket holders

Hubbell Hall, Kent Student Center
$25 per person, $200 for table of 8

Committee: Leslie Held, Amy Duncan, Cyd Dyer, Becky Lane and Sara Opie

Join us as the Simpson Guild hosts the area’s first Picadilly Auction. At this auction, items are up for “bid” between $.25-$5.  Toss your quarters into the basket on your table. If your paddle number is drawn and you played, the item is yours!  Gold “ALL-IN” paddles will also be available for purchase which puts you in every drawing in the auction. Buy a cork at our Wine Pull for $10 and pull the corresponding bottle of wine from our collection.  Bring your friends or make it a date night, as we raise money for Simpson College. Purchase a table of 8, and we’ll give you the best seats in the house and an invitation to the preview.


Breakfast with Santa

Saturday, December 6, 2014

Kent Campus Center, Black Box

Time: 8:30 a.m.

Committee: Emily Keller-Lampe, Natalie Metzger and Kate Huff

Bring your child, grandchild, or friend – any young person to meet Santa and have their picture taken.  There will be a craft and snack for the children.  Get those Holiday photos here!


Holiday Tour of Homes

Friday, December 12, 2014 and Saturday, December 13, 2014

4:00 – 9:00 pm

Indianola Chamber of Commerce and Simpson Guild sponsor this event.  Several homes in the area will be decorated for the Holiday season.  Who knows, maybe you’ll see Santa or a few Elves?


“One of the top 15 people you should know!”

Thursday, February 19, 2015
Mathew Simpson Room

He is “one of the top 15 people you should know” our own Dr. Jay Simmons, President of Simpson College. Highlights of his presentation will be: an update on Simpson; long range plans for Simpson; issues and opportunities the college has and how he see Simpson Guild interacting with the college.

And of course a little sweet treat will be available.  Looking forward to seeing you all and I know you will find Dr. Simmons very informative!


Spring Fling

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Kent Campus Center, Hubbell Hall

9:00 am – Noon

Ticket Price:  $15

Committee: Erin Freeberg

Travel with the Guild to Belize…Feel the warm tropic breeze and enjoy an authentic Belize breakfast with Fly Jacks…No they are not pancakes!
We will stamp your Guild Passport and you’ll be on your way.

Join Ryan Rehmeier, Associate Professor of Biology, and Simpson students who will share their knowledge and experience from their May Term in Belize!

Something new and exciting to bring Summer on.  Enjoy food, friends and fun.  Bring a guest and enjoy the day!