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Posted February 23, 2017in Web Exclusives, West Des Moines

Carole Chambers named new West Des Moines Chamber President/CEO

The West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce today announced the hiring of Carole Chambers as its new president and CEO. Chamber chairperson Danny Beyer of Kabel Business Services released the following statement: Dear Chamber Members, As the Executive Board and Chamber Board started the hiring process for our next President/CEO, we had two

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Posted January 11, 2017in Web Exclusives, West Des Moines

Robinson joins RE/MAX team

RE/MAX Real Estate Concepts announced the addition of new team member Janis Robinson as a broker associate. Robinson was previously with Iowa Realty and joined the RE/MAX team in November 2016. Her primary focus is on Fine Homes and Luxury Properties.

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Posted January 04, 2017in Web Exclusives, West Des Moines

Chow’s to host record field at Winter Classic Meet Jan. 13-15

Chow’s Booster Club will host nearly 1,700 gymnasts from around the Midwest at the 14th Annual Chow’s Winter Classic to be held Jan. 13-15 at the Jacobson Exhibition Center on the Iowa State Fairgrounds.Competition begins Friday in the three-day event featuring gymnasts from eight states competing in USAG levels 3-10

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Posted December 20, 2016in Web Exclusives, West Des Moines

Keystone Chiro and Many Hands Thrift Store help keep people warm

During the past month, Keystone Chiropractic teamed up with Many Hands Thrift Store (2900 S.E. Grimes Blvd., Grimes) to collect gently used winter clothing. Since Nov. 14, more than 50 items, including winter coats, gloves, stocking hats and even a pair of boots, have been dropped off in the donation box located

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Posted December 06, 2016in Web Exclusives, West Des Moines

Dowling Catholic president announces retirement

Dr. Jerry Deegan, president of Dowling Catholic High School, today announced his retirement effective Oct. 1, 2017. Dr. Deegan has served as president of DCHS since 2000. “It has been an honor to be associated with the Dowling Catholic community as a teacher, counselor and administrator for almost my entire

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Posted December 05, 2016in Web Exclusives, West Des Moines

Celebrate the holidays at Jingle in the Junction

Historic Valley Junction will hold its annual Jingle in the Junction holiday events on Thursday, Dec. 8 and 15 from 5–9 pm. The businesses in Historic Valley Junction and the streets will be lined with more than 150,000 twinkling lights.     This event would not be complete without Santa and Mrs.

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Posted May 06, 2016in Clive, Community Web Exclusives, Des Moines West, Email blast, Urbandale, Waukee, Web Exclusives, West Des Moines

Art Along the Trail

The City of Clive, Clive Chamber of Commerce in conjunction with the Clive Public Arts Commission will host a dedication for 2016 Art Along the Trail Program Thursday, May 19.  The event will be hosted at 515 Brewing Company at 7700 University in Clive beginning at 5:00pm. A ceremony will

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Posted September 03, 2015in Des Moines West, Downtown, Obituaries, Waukee, West Des Moines

Harry J. “Jack” Sink

Harry J. “Jack” Sink, 86, died Friday, August 28, 2015, at Hospice Kavanagh House in Des Moines. Memorial services will be held 11 a.m. Friday, September 11, 2015, at First Christian Church, 2500 University Ave. in Des Moines. Private burial was held at Glendale Cemetery. Jack was born on July

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Posted September 02, 2015in Adel, Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Beaverdale, Bondurant, Boone, Clear Lake, Clive, Community Featured, Des Moines West, Downtown, Greene County, Grimes, Johnston, North Polk, Norwalk, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Winterset

Spicy Lemon Chicken Soup

Have you found yourself gazing into the ‘fridge helplessly wondering what to fix for dinner? I was in that spot a few days ago. It was a few more days until my next planned “provisioning” trip. I really didn’t want to make a stop at the store. Inside my refrigerator

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Posted August 31, 2015in Adel, Altoona, Ames, Ankeny, Beaverdale, Bondurant, Boone, Clear Lake, Clive, Community Blogs, Des Moines West, Downtown, Greene County, Grimes, Johnston, North Polk, Norwalk, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights, Winterset

THANKS!!!! – National Courtesy Month

The concept of courtesy and respect for others is never more important. With the changes that are occurring in our nation, being considerate of others is an attribute that we need to be reminded of. Courtesy seems to be disappearing in our society.   Having or showing a behavior that

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