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Celebrate Memorial Day Weekend At Downtown Farmers’ Market

Published May 23, 2017 12:00

DOWNTOWN DES MOINES, IOWA – Kick off the holiday weekend this Saturday, May 27 at the Downtown Farmers’ Market Presented by UnityPoint Health – Des Moines. The Market is produced by the Downtown Community Alliance, which is a part of the Greater Des Moines Partnership. It...


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Out to Lunch Series Begins Thursday

Published May 17, 2017 12:00

DOWNTOWN DES MOINES, IOWA – Out to Lunch will return to Downtown Des Moines this Thursday, May 18. Out to Lunch will feature food trucks and vendors along with live music from 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. on Walnut Street between Sixth Avenue and Seventh Street. This event is sponsored by Wells...


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Opening Day of Des Moines' Downtown Farmers' Market Season Is Saturday

Published May 02, 2017 12:00

DOWNTOWN DES MOINES, IOWA – This Saturday, May 6 is Opening Day of the Downtown Farmers’ Market presented by UnityPoint Health – Des Moines.

New this season, The Market has partnered with the Des Moines Area Regional Transit Authority (DART) to offer extended Saturday service...


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Canopy Installed at Brenton Skating Plaza

Published April 13, 2017 11:00

DOWNTOWN DES MOINES, IOWA – The Canopy at Brenton Skating Plaza has been installed, enabling the facility to function as a unique outdoor venue, offering panoramic cityscape views and the benefit of rain and sun protection. This is the fourth year in a row that the one-of-a-kind...


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Downtown Farmers' Market Announces 2017 Vendors

Published April 07, 2017 15:00

DOWNTOWN DES MOINES, IOWA – The Downtown Farmers' Market presented by UnityPoint Health – Des Moines has announced its list of 288 vendors for the 2017 season. The Market is produced by the Downtown Community Alliance, which is a pillar of the Greater Des Moines Partnership. It...


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Partnership Announces Theme for Jan. 24 Annual Dinner Keynote Presentation

Published December 12, 2016 12:00

Nationally-Respected Journalists Albert R. Hunt and Judy Woodruff to speak on lessons learned moving forward after the 2016 election

Registration is still open for the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s 2017 Annual Dinner. The dinner will take place on Tuesday, Jan. 24 at the Community Choice...


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Greater Des Moines Partnership Unveils 2017 State Legislative Agenda

Published December 08, 2016 12:00

The Greater Des Moines Partnership unveiled its 2017 State Legislative Agenda today at a luncheon at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden in Des Moines.

The Partnership’s Legislative Agenda was developed by its Government Policy Council, which consists of Business Members from the...


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Celebrate a Family-Friendly New Year at GuideOne ImaginEve!

Published November 30, 2016 11:00

Des Moines' biggest New Year's Eve party for kids is 4 to 8 p.m. on Dec. 31

GuideOne Insurance, along with the Downtown Community Alliance, invites families to celebrate the New Year at Des Moines’ biggest New Year’s Eve party for kids – GuideOne ImaginEve! on Saturday,...


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Register for The Partnership's Dec. 8 Legislative Leadership Luncheon

Published November 29, 2016 12:00

The Greater Des Moines Partnership will hold its Annual Legislative Leadership Luncheon on Thursday, Dec. 8. The event will take place from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden. The Partnership will unveil its 2017 State Legislative Agenda.

In addition, leaders in the Iowa...


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Downtown Winter Farmers' Market is this Weekend

Published November 17, 2016 12:00

As Winter Market Beings, Meals from the Market Celebrates Successful Outdoor Season

As Thanksgiving approaches, area residents can shop for their Thanksgiving meals, holiday decorations and more at the Downtown Winter Farmers’ Market presented by UnityPoint Health – Des Moines this...


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Wells Fargo History Museum opens in Des Moines

Published November 10, 2016 10:00

Company's 12th history museum nationwide tells the story of its rich history in Iowa and also serves as a key component of the region's continued development

Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) unveiled a new history museum Thursday in downtown Des Moines. The 5,500-square-foot...


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Global Insurance Symposium Announces Co-Chairs for 2017 Event

Published October 31, 2016 12:00

Laura Beebe and Kay Fairchild Godfredsen will co-chair the event set for April 25 through April 27 in Downtown Des Moines

The Global Insurance Symposium – the world’s premier symposium for industry experts – has announced its co-chairs for the 2017 event. Laura Beebe, CFA,...


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Brenton Skating Plaza Opens for Winter Season on Nov. 18

Published October 27, 2016 12:00

Brenton Celebrates 11th season in 2016-2017

Brenton Skating Plaza, Des Moines’ only outdoor ice skating rink, opens for its 11th season on Friday, Nov. 18. The rink is located in the heart of Downtown Des Moines on the Principal Riverwalk at 520 Robert D. Ray Drive.

Opening day at Brenton...


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Downtown Farmers' Market Wraps Up Outdoor Season This Weekend

Published October 26, 2016 12:00

Winter Market scheduled for Nov. 18/19 and Dec. 16/17

The Downtown Farmers’ Market Presented by UnityPoint Health – Des Moines will wrap up the final outdoor market of the season this Saturday, Oct. 29 in the Historic Court District in Downtown Des Moines.

The Market invites patrons...


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October Startup Stories

Published October 18, 2016 09:45

"When I see a problem I start thinking of solutions. In fact, I get a little OCD about it," explains Dr. Jonathan Fialkov, President & Founder of Rational Surgical Solutions LLC (RSS), and October guest at Square One DSM's Startup Stories. "During my 14 years as a...


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Des Moines Launches Recycle DSM Pilot Program in East Village

Published October 17, 2016 12:00

The City of Des Moines and Operation Downtown have announced the launch of a recycling pilot program, Recycle DSM, aimed to create a cleaner and greener Downtown Des Moines. Through Recycle DSM, officials will place recycling receptacles in East Village for area workers, visitors and residents....


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Local Businesses Honored for Economic Impact and Best Practices

Published October 04, 2016 12:00

The Greater Des Moines Partnership and the Des Moines Business Record will honor area companies with the Celebrate Business and Economic Impact Awards at a luncheon on Thursday, Nov. 17, 2016. The awards program will take place at the Des Moines Marriott Downtown from 11:30 a.m. – 1 p.m.

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