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Posted July 31, 2020in Just Released

AMERICAN HOCKEY LEAGUE ANNOUNCES REVISED START DATE FOR 2020-21 SEASON: AHL’s 85th season to open no earlier than Dec. 4

American Hockey League President and CEO Scott Howson has announced a revised start date for the 2020-21 AHL season, as approved by the league’s Board of Governors during its 2020 Annual Meeting [...]

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Posted July 28, 2020in The Culture Buzz

Greetings, Cultural Catalysts:

The Covid-19 pandemic persists. Be safe. Be considerate. Be compassionate. – John Busbee for The Culture Buzz   Quote of the Week “You can’t use up creativity. The more you [...]

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Posted July 27, 2020in Stray Thoughts

It’s time to streamline top-heavy universities

Even before coronavirus hit American colleges and universities, even before their budgets imploded because of the pandemic, questions were being asked nationally about how these institutions spend their money. Some [...]

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Posted July 25, 2020in Just Released

Kim Johnson of Smart Buildings Innovator Igor Named to ’40 Under 40′ Class

Smart buildings innovator Igor today announced Director of Marketing Kim Johnson has been named to LEDs Magazine’s inaugural class of 40 Under 40. A leading trade journal in the lighting [...]

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Posted July 23, 2020in Just Released

Wellmark Announces CEO Succession: Cory Harris, Wellmark’s President and Chief Operating Officer, to become Wellmark’s CEO

Cory Harris, Wellmark Blue Cross and Blue Shield’s President and Chief Operating Officer, was named CEO-Elect by Wellmark’s Board of Directors today. Harris will become Wellmark’s Chief Executive Officer effective [...]

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Posted July 23, 2020in Just Released

Bank Iowa Announces Inaugural “Living our Values” Award Winner: Des Moines’ Nick Griffin among the employees recognized

At its recent annual summit event, Bank Iowa announced the winners of the family-owned bank’s first-ever Living our Values awards. The awards come on the heels of Bank Iowa’s Q1 [...]

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Posted July 21, 2020in Just Released

IOWA HIGH SCHOOL STATE BASEBALL TOURNAMENT RETURNS TO PRINCIPAL PARK

For the 16th-consecutive year Principal Park will play host to some of the best high school baseball players from across the state of Iowa. From Friday, July 24 through Saturday, [...]

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Posted July 21, 2020in Just Released

IOWA STUDENT NAMED NATIONAL YOUTH AMBASSADOR BY CAMPAIGN FOR TOBACCO-FREE KIDS

One Iowa student has been named as a National Youth and Young Adult Ambassador by the Campaign for Tobacco-Free Kids for demonstrating leadership in fighting tobacco use in her community. [...]

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Posted July 21, 2020in Stray Thoughts

Federal judge, John Lewis have similar messages

The death of Congressman John Lewis last Friday night accomplished what police officers with their billy clubs and white mobs with their fists and pipes never were able to achieve: [...]

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Posted July 20, 2020in Just Released

Des Moines Symphony Cancels Labor Day Weekend Concerts

The Des Moines Symphony announced today that its Yankee Doodle Pops and Water Works Pops concerts, which had previously been postponed to Labor Day weekend, will be cancelled due to [...]

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