DES MOINES, IA. The Des Moines Downtown Neighborhood Association (DNA) will be celebrating ten years of bringing neighbors and businesses together downtown on Thursday, September 13th, 2012 from 5:30 -8:00 PM at the newly renovated World Food Prize Hall of Laureates in downtown Des Moines.
The Des Moines DNA involves neighbors, businesses and community activists in in a collective to enhance and celebrate the quality of residential life in downtown Des Moines. Jonathan Brendemuehl, President of the Board, commented, “The Des Moines DNA provides a unique opportunity to not only meet and socialize with your neighbors but to participate in local events that better our community and preserve the rich heritage of downtown Des Moines. This is an exciting event celebrating 10 years of what the DNA is about; from helping residents become more engaged with their community, to advocating for the neighborhood by working with government agencies and elected officials the DNA and its many volunteers have a lot to be proud of. Kevin Thomas McCarthy, membership chair added, “I joined the Des Moines DNA because I wanted to be an active part of the betterment of my community. By living in a city like Des Moines, we have the opportunity to be a part of organizations that are really making a positive difference for the entire city. The Des Moines DNA is one such organization. Also, it’s proven to be a great way to meet my neighbors and take advantage of all of the exciting events and opportunities that Downtown Des Moines has to offer.”
In honor of the 10th Anniversary, new and interested community members are encouraged to attend the celebration and receive entry into the event and a one-year membership for only $20. For more information visit www.desmoinesdna.com and plan on attending the Des Moines DNA 10th Anniversary on Thursday, September 13th, 2012 from 5:30-8:00 at the World Food Prize Hall of Laureates in downtown Des Moines.