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Posted September 14, 2020in Just Released

EVELYN K. DAVIS CENTER FOR WORKING FAMILIES TO HOST OUTDOOR CAREER FAIR ON SEPT. 16

Career Fair will feature representatives from 20 local employers that are hiring now: · The Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families held its first-ever Outdoor Career Fair in July and saw strong turnout from both local job seekers and employers. · The next Outdoor Career Fair on Sept. 16

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Posted September 14, 2020in Just Released

2020 Winter Warmth Drive Kicks Off

Des Moines, Iowa – To combat the ferocious winter temperatures this holiday season, TWO MEN AND A TRUCK® is partnering with Winter Warmth Drive to collect winter wear for Des Moines area children and families in need. 72,500 families in the Des Moines metro live at or below poverty level.

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Posted September 11, 2020in Just Released

Cancelled: Valley Junction Arts Festival and Junkin’ in the Junction for this Sunday, Sept. 13

UPDATE! The Art Festival and Junkin’ in the Junction/Antique Jamboree, originally scheduled for Sunday, Sept. 13, has been canceled due to the increase in COVID-19 cases. You can view the virtual Art Festival at https://airtable.com/shraVrta5AnCOBt46/tblJ97a43wu0SAOKJ. The Music in the Junction series will not take place this year either, and the

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Posted September 04, 2020in Just Released

FAREWAY AND DEAN SNYDER PARTNER TO BUILD STORM SHELTERS AT MITIGWA SCOUT RESERVATION

NEWS RELEASE (Des Moines, IA) – Mid-Iowa Council, Boy Scouts of America recently partnered with Fareway and Dean Snyder Construction for two storm shelters to be built at Mitigwa Scout Reservation. Each company committed to fully fund the cost of one storm shelter, an approximate value of $40,000. “Our top

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Posted September 02, 2020in Just Released

Jazz, Jewels & Jeans, An Evening at Noce, Sept. 11: Benefiting Life Changing Programs of Oakridge Neighborhood

Jazz, Jewels & Jeans, An Evening at Noce, will feature cool jazz enjoyed virtually from the warmth of home Friday, Sept. 11. Featuring The Max Wellman Quartet, the event will be streamed live on YouTube @OakridgeNeighborhood and Facebook @OakridgeNeighborhoodServices Friday, Sept. 11, from 7 – 8:30 pm. Free will donations

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Posted August 26, 2020in Just Released

Ankeny Community Chorus

Ankeny Community Chorus has cancelled its fall season due to the COVID-19 pandemic. This cancellation is for the health and safety of its members and audiences. The 60 member community chorus will be back to sing for the community as soon as it is safe for all. We hope that

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Posted August 24, 2020in Just Released

Harrison Barnes joins First National Bank Board of Directors

Harrison Barnes, NBA Player and Philanthropist, has been named to the First National Bank Board of Directors. First National Bank President, Scott T. Bauer, commented “We are excited to welcome Harrison to our Board of Directors. His goals and community efforts align with our core values and he will be

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Posted August 17, 2020in Just Released

P&M Apparel Breaks Ground on New Building in Polk City

Polk City, Iowa: P&M Apparel will host a groundbreaking ceremony for their new building at 11 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 14, at 1100 S. Fifth in Polk City. The new building will be just under 8,000 square feet, more than doubling the space of their current building on the Polk

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Posted August 17, 2020in Just Released

Des Moines Symphony Announces Revised 2020-2021 Season

The Des Moines Symphony announced a revised 2020-2021 season beginning with a series of three livestreamed concerts in the fall, and returning to in-person concerts with its annual New Year’s Eve Pops on Dec. 31, 2020. The Des Moines Symphony season will begin on Thursday, Oct. 1 with the first

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Posted August 17, 2020in Just Released

Receive 10 Free Trees by Joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August Lincoln, Neb. – Spruce up your landscape by joining the Arbor Day Foundation in August.

Everyone who joins the Arbor Day Foundation with a $10 donation will receive 10 free Norway spruce trees or 10 white flowering dogwood trees through the Foundation’s Trees for America campaign. The trees will be shipped postpaid between Oct. 15 and Dec. 10, depending on the right time for planting

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