Monday, August 29, 2016

Posted August 26, 2016in Web Exclusives

Boone Pufferbilly Days – Call for Volunteers

The Pufferbilly Days Steering Committee is putting out one final request for volunteers to staff certain areas of the festival this September 8th through the 11th.  According to Festival manager Alyssa Knudsen there is a desperate need for people to work in three areas:  the Memorabilia Booth, Beer Ticket Sales

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Posted August 26, 2016in Web Exclusives

Iowa Ortho Adds to Growing Team

  To better meet the needs of patients throughout central Iowa, Iowa Ortho has added to its team Interventional Pain Management Specialist, Richard F. Holt, D.O.; Spine Surgeon, Trevor R. Schmitz, M.D. and Guy M. Sullivan, PA-C. Iowa Ortho has now had 10 new physicians and seven new physician assistants

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Posted August 26, 2016in Web Exclusives

Johnston – Search for Fire Chief Narrowed to Six Candidates

The search committee for the Johnston-Grimes Metropolitan Fire Department has named six finalists in its search for a new Fire Chief. The finalists are: ·         Jim Clark, Administrative Assistant Fire Chief, Sioux City Fire & Rescue ·         Mike Gentosi, Deputy Fire Chief, Johnston-Grimes Metropolitan Fire Department ·         Brian Giachino, District

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Posted August 26, 2016in Web Exclusives

Urbandale High School Receives Award For Excellence Inside And Outside The Classroom

Out of 364 teams, Urbandale High School placed third in the statewide Bank Iowa Traveling Challenge Cup Competition for the 2015–16 school year  In addition to students recently receiving top awards in support of the exemplary Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) program, students partnering with leading industry experts

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Posted August 25, 2016in Web Exclusives

Des Moines Sailor awarded Sailor of the Day aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower

  Hospital Corpsman 3 rd Class Savanna Rowe was recently named Sailor of the Day aboard USS Dwight D. Eisenhower. Rowe hails from Des Moines, Iowa and is a 2007 graduate of Waukee High School. Rowe received the award because As Birth Month Recall Corpsman and Female Wellness Coordinator for

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Posted August 23, 2016in Web Exclusives

IWLC, Iowa women mark 45th Women’s Equality Day Crowdfunding campaign follows month long education

Iowa Women Lead Change (IWLC) and women across Iowa today marked the 45th anniversary of the United States Congress’ designation of Women’s Equality Day, which first occurred in 1971 at the behest of then‐Rep. Bella Abzug (D‐NY). Women’s Equality Day also marks the date at which women first received the

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Posted August 23, 2016in Web Exclusives

  SPECTRA EXCEEDS $1.9M PROFIT TO POLK COUNTY FOR SECOND CONSECUTIVE YEAR AT IOWA EVENTS CENTER

Spectra by Comcast Spectacor, which provides Venue Management, Food Services & Hospitality, and Ticketing & Fan Engagement to the Iowa Events Center, today presented a check for $1,938,663 to the Polk County Board of Supervisors, representing profits generated from operating the Iowa Events Center during fiscal year 2015-16.  The $1.938

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Posted August 09, 2016in Web Exclusives

Lynn Memorial Run and Walk Sept. 11

The 4th annual Coach Lynn Memorial Run and Walk will be held on Sunday, Sept. 11 at Veenker Memorial Golf Course in Ames. The kids’ run will start at 8:45 a.m., and the adult run/walk will begin at 9 a.m. This run is the primary fundraiser for the Coach Lynn

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Posted August 08, 2016in Web Exclusives

Healthiest State Initiative to host Fitness on the Hill at the Iowa State Fair

The Iowa Healthiest State Initiative will partner with the Iowa Alliance of YMCAs to once again host “Fitness on the Hill” at the Iowa State Fair, marking its third year of hosting the activities. Attendees can join YMCA instructors from all over Iowa for daily morning exercises to burn off

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Posted August 08, 2016in Web Exclusives

Des Moines Lands 3 More Years of Pool Players

The Iowa State Pool Players Association has selected Des Moines to host the 2018, 2019 and 2020 8-Ball and 9-Ball Championships. The Championships, which will be held at the Iowa Events Center, are the largest independent state level amateur pool tournament in the country with 2,000 participants and more than

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