Posted October 30, 2014in Web Exclusives

9 Iowa Youths Competing at National Bible Bee in Orlando Oct. 29-Nov.1

[CLIVE, IOWA] — Oct. 28, 2014 — After months of training, nine homeschooled Iowa young people are in Orlando, FL, this week competing for more than $280,000 in prizes in the 2014 National Bible Bee Oct. 28 – Nov. 1. http://www.biblebee.org/page.php?name=nationals.home Siblings Elizabeth and Andrew Adams of Clive; siblings Joshua,

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Posted October 30, 2014in Web Exclusives

Iowa College Aid Encourages College Freshmen to Take Advantage of Campus Resources

Des Moines, IA., October 17, 2014 – With the fall semester nearing the halfway point, the Iowa College Student Aid Commission (Iowa College Aid), along with Iowa colleges and universities, is offering college freshmen advice and practical tips to ensure they stay on track for a successful first year. According

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Posted October 29, 2014in Web Exclusives

Des MoinesArt Center launches new member affiliate group

DES MOINES, IA (October 2014) – On November 11, the Art Center will host an informative launch party at 4700 Grand Avenue to inaugurate a new member affiliate group – Salon 4700. Salon 4700 will provide new opportunities designed primarily for those interested in social and educational opportunities that provide

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Posted October 28, 2014in Web Exclusives

Central Iowa Celiac Connection event

The Central Iowa Celiac Connection has arranged for a world renowned expert, Dr. Alessio Fasano, to come to Des Moines to present the latest research information on Celiac Disease (CD), Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity, and possible future treatments for CD (aside from a lifelong gluten free diet!).  Dr. Fasano is Chief,

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Posted October 28, 2014in Web Exclusives

Jennifer Shide and friends to raise money for Des Moines Area Religious Council Food Pantry with two concerts November 8 and 9

Des Moines, IA—Imagine hearing the 23rd Psalm, French poetry and Swingin’ Saints. Together. Think you’re dreaming? Wake up! You’re not dreaming! We’re not making this up! This is part of the program for the 10th Annual Harvest Concert at two performances, to be held at 7 p.m., Saturday, November 8,

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Posted October 27, 2014in Web Exclusives

Hope Ministries to serve free Thanksgiving meals

Des Moines, Iowa—Hope Ministries invites community members to a special Thanksgiving Day meal on Thursday, November 27, from noon to 1:30 p.m. The free meal is open to anyone at their Hope Cafe, connected to Hope Ministries’ Bethel Mission facility (1310 6th Avenue). Hope Ministries will also deliver more than

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Posted October 27, 2014in Web Exclusives

The Iowa Business Hall of Fame honors Tom L. Aller, John C. Bloomhall, and Dr. David Maxwell as 2014 Inductees

(Des Moines, Iowa) – The Greater Des Moines Committee will recognize Interstate Power and Light past President Tom L. Aller; Diamond V Chairman of the Board John C. Bloomhall; and Drake University President Dr. David Maxwell as the 2014 Inductees to the Iowa Business Hall of Fame. The inductees will

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Posted October 22, 2014in Web Exclusives

Saylorville Lake Halloween Prowl

Saturday, October 25th 3:00 – 5:00 p.m. – Pre-School Age 7:00 – 9:00 p.m. – Grade School Age Saylorville Lake Visitor Center The U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announces the Annual Halloween Prowl at the Saylorville Lake Visitor Center.  Bring the youngsters for a real treat.  Activities will include a

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Posted October 20, 2014in Ankeny, Beaverdale, Bondurant, Boone, Community Web Exclusives, Des Moines West, Grimes, Perry, Pleasant Hill, Urbandale, Waukee, Web Exclusives, West Des Moines, Windsor Heights

Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards Participants Increase to 28 Schools in 2014-2015

DES MOINES, Iowa – Des Moines Performing Arts today announced that 28 Iowa high schools representing nearly 2,000 students will participate in the 2014-2015 Iowa High School Musical Theater Awards. The Awards, now in its third year, celebrate the outstanding achievements of young musical theater artists from high schools throughout

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Posted October 20, 2014in Web Exclusives

2015 National History Day in Iowa program kicks off this week with Civil Rights activist Patti Miller

DES MOINES – An Iowa native and Civil Rights activist who worked with Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., and spent time in Mississippi during Freedom Summer 1964 highlights this week’s kickoff to the National History Day in Iowa’s “2015 Leadership & Legacy: Iowa’s Role in Freedom Summer” program at the

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