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Posted October 15, 2018in Just Released

2018 Dionysos Awards & Playhouse Legends

The Des Moines Community Playhouse held the 2018 Dionysos Awards on Sunday, Oct. 14. The theatre honored 18 backstage, front-of-house, and education volunteers, and announced 10 acting award winners. The evening with a number from Billy Elliot The Musical, on stage now through Oct. 28. The more than 300 volunteers

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Posted October 10, 2018in Just Released

Two Polk County Supervisors Recognized at EMBARC Annual Dinner

On Thursday, Oct. 11 two members of the Polk County Board of Supervisors will be recognized at the Ethnic Minorities of Burma Advocacy and Resource Center (EMBARC) Annual Dinner. Supervisors Angela Connolly and Robert Brownell have been long-standing and vocal advocates for immigrant refugees. They have provided support to EMBARC

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Posted October 05, 2018in Just Released

IOWA WILD ANNOUNCES 2018-19 TEAM CAPTAINS AND OPENING NIGHT ROSTER

DES MOINES, IOWA – Iowa Wild announced today management has selected forward Cal O’Reilly as the team’s captain for the 2018-19 season. O’Reilly will serve as captain for the second consecutive season, becoming the first player in Iowa Wild history to hold the title of captain for more than one

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Posted October 04, 2018in Just Released

Polk County Veteran Affairs Collecting Donated Winter Coats for Veterans

DES MOINES, Iowa – Oct. 4 — Polk County Veteran Affairs will be collecting new and gently used winter coats, hats and gloves that will be donated to veterans and their families. Items can be dropped off at the VA office at Polk County River Place located at 2309 Euclid

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Posted October 04, 2018in Just Released

James Jordan Book-Signing Reception Oct. 18

The Historic Valley Junction Foundation (HVJF) announces the publication of a new book, “Pursuit of a Dream – James Jordan: His Life and His Legacy,” written by West Des Moines author Louise Gately with Jan Davison. This new book details the impressive but little-known story of James Jordan, the founder

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Posted October 01, 2018in Just Released

Two New Mobile Food Pantries to Join the Fight Against Hunger in Polk County

DES MOINES, IA — Two years after introducing its first mobile food pantry, the Partnership for a Hunger-Free Polk County, Des Moines Area Religious Council (DMARC) and other partners will add two new mobile pantries to its fleet, thanks to the vision of Suzie Glazer Burt. Partners will present the

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Posted September 28, 2018in Just Released

LENNOX AND HEARTLAND HEATING & COOLING JOIN FORCES TO HELP DES MOINES AREA RESIDENTS ‘FEEL THE LOVE’ JUST IN TIME FOR WINTER

Company to Donate and Install Heating and Cooling Equipment to Deserving Residents in Urbandale WHAT: Trained technicians from Heartland Heating & Cooling will be installing new, high-efficiency Lennox gas furnace, A/C and coil for the selected candidates free of charge as part of the company’s community outreach program, “Feel The

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Posted September 20, 2018in Just Released

STIVERS FORD LINCOLN BEGINS CONSTRUCTION ON NEW STAND-ALONE COLLISION CENTER

Stivers Ford Lincoln in Waukee recently began construction on its new state-of-the-art, stand-alone collision center facility. The new collision center is located to the immediate west of the dealership at 1350 S.E. Stone Ridge in Waukee. The expansion will more than double the size of Stivers’ current facility — growing

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Posted September 20, 2018in Just Released

MINNESOTA WILD SETS ATTENDANCE RECORD AT WELLS FARGO ARENA WITH NHL PRESEASON GAME

DES MOINES, IOWA – In the first-ever NHL hockey game at Wells Fargo Arena, the Minnesota Wild fell to the St. Louis Blues by a score of 3-2 with 14,282 people in attendance. The 14,282 fans at Wells Fargo Arena is the largest ever for a hockey game in the

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Posted September 04, 2018in Just Released

Maximum Ames Music Festival unveils lineup of local and regional acts; 8th annual festival to be held Sept. 27-30 in downtown Ames

AMES, Iowa – The eighth annual Maximum Ames Music Festival will draw a dizzying range of genres and artists to downtown Ames Sept. 27-30. Festival organizers announced the first wave of acts on Thursday, highlighting the rich diversity present in the Midwestern music scene. This year’s festival will feature more

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