Hanover After Hours

What is Hanover After Hours?

Hanover After Hours is a new way to get together or attend events with Hanover friends doing the kinds of things you want to do within your own community.  Whether you live in Indianapolis, Denver, Chicago or France, you can designate a pay-as-you-go activity and we’ll help get the word out! 

Hosting a Hanover After Hours gathering is easy and is a great way to reach out to alumni in your area who share the same interests you do. Guidelines and helpful hints are available to help you along the way. 

Are you interested in creating your own After Hours Event? 

Follow these simple steps  - Easy as 1-2-3!

  1. Decide what type of activity you would like to host. The possibilities are endless.
  2. Choose a date for the gathering.
  3. Complete the Hanover After Hours form below.

Guidelines and helpful hints

Examples of Hanover After Hours things to do

  1. Run a 5K
  2. Cook out ‘pitch-in’ in the park
  3. Go cycling in the city
  4. Local festivals
  5. Meet at your favorite pub
  6. Go to a concert, restaurant, ballgame, boating, wine tour trail, etc.
  7. Coffeehouse chat
  8. Yoga, Zumba or rock climbing
  9. Museum, zoo, concert… whatever you want to try
  10. Athletic games
  11. Horseback riding

Suggested Timeline

  • 4 weeks in advance: Complete online After Hours form/Notify Hanover
  • 2 weeks in advance: Contact venue if applicable (ie: restaurant or pub) to give them a heads up your group plans to be there
  • Event/Gathering Date: Arrive 20-30 minutes early to greet others as they arrive. 
    • Wear Hanover attire
    • Share how to host Hanover After Hours
  • Follow up: Share pictures with Hanover Alumni Relations           

Ways you can help get the word out about your Hanover After Hours activity

  1. Invite through your Facebook Page
  2. Twitter
  3. Local newspaper (free event listings)
  4. Email all alumni on your list and ask them to do the same
  5. Text or call your friends

Host Duties

  1. Ask everyone to wear Hanover gear in any  promotion, done to make it easier to find one another
  2. As the host, greet everyone as they arrive and thank them for attending
  3. Take pictures
  4. If the gathering is cancelled, or you can no longer attend, notify Hanover College Alumni Relations ASAP.

Making a Difference:  A Social Services Alumni Panel 

Alumni panelists come to campus to reveal what a typical day is like in the field of social services.  Find out about the rewards and responsibilities of the profession, how to 'break' into the field, financial realities, and the variety of work available within the profession.

No Charge, but registration is appreciated. 

Register by emailing your intent to attend at:  careercenter@hanover.edu 

Alumni Panelists:

Sara Crafton `04Counselor and Art Therapist
Ross Dorsey `10Regional Coordinator at Lifeline Youth & Family Services, Inc.
Paul Hartman, MSSW, LSCW, `87Social Services Coordinator
Anthony Ooley, MSW, LSW `11Program Director Extra Special Parents of Indiana
Carly Pruitt `12Program Director at Girls, Inc.

Past Hanover After Hours Events

'The Passion Show'

The Athenaeum in Indianapolis, IN is the location for this 'pageantry-style' competition sponsored by the Women Like Us Foundation.  Join in the fun at this friendly competition between 5 non-profits in which YOU vote to decide the winner of a cash prize! 

For more information contact Rosa New `13 at 510-417-0472. Tickets may be purchased at http://passionshow.eventbrite.com/


'Paint & Sip'
Pinot's Palette in Louisville, KY

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Important Disclaimer
The intended use of Hanover After Hours is to engage alumni with each other in a variety of ways within their own communities at pay-as-you-go gatherings. Hanover College promotion of such gatherings is at the discretion of the College. Promotion of Hanover After Hours gatherings should not be construed as implication of the College’s endorsement, advancement, support or opposition of any movement, activity or program. Hanover College assumes no liability for these events/gatherings.