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Posted January 19, 2015 in Beaverdale, Clive, Des Moines West, Downtown, Community Web Exclusives, Urbandale, West Des Moines

Downtown Des Moines, Iowa, Saturday January 24th – Girls Rock!Des Moines (GR!DSM) and Americana are proud to announce a local collaboration! Americana will be hosting a community brunch in support of Girls Rock!Des Moines! Any restaurateur who shows up backing GR!DSM, Americana will be automatically donating 10% of their total bill to the organization.

There will be live music to entertain guests played by some of the campers of GR!DSM as well as local cover band, the Cover Grrls!

About Girls Rock!Des Moines:
The mission of GR!DSM is to create an environment that enables girls to collaborate creatively in an environment of mutual respect and positive self-expression and to build self-esteem through music creation and performance. GR!DSM will provide workshops and technical training, create leadership opportunities, cultivate a supportive community of peers and mentors, and encourage social change and the development of life skills through music.

GR!DSM is an independent day camp modeled after the original Rock ‘n’ Roll Camp for Girls. With the support of the Des Moines Social Club and the Des Moines Music Coalition, GR!DSM was able to launch it’s first year in 2013 with it’s first summer session and their support carried into the second year. In 2014, GR!DSM has partnered with Chrysalis Foundation and brought you TWO sessions! We are really looking forward to more growth in 2015, stay tuned!!

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