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2014-06-25 12:27:59

Des Moines hotel offers music festival attendees deluxe accommodations, complimentary breakfast buffet DES MOINES, Iowa, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- Fans flocking to the seventh annual 80/35 on July 4-5, 2014, can fuel up for the music festival with a special deal from the Des Moines Marriott Downtown. Photo - http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20140625/121608 Located near the urban festival and just 4 miles from Des Moines International Airport, the Des Moines hotel...

2014-06-25 08:37:09

Robert Half Technology Survey Finds Continued IT Hiring Through Year-End DES MOINES, Iowa, June 25, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- The just-released Robert Half Technology IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report for Des Moines shows that 14 percent of Des Moines-area chief information officers (CIOs) surveyed recently plan to expand their IT teams in the second half of 2014. Another 82 percent plan to hire only for open IT roles, 4 percent plan to put hiring plans on hold, and 1 percent...

2014-06-06 23:01:58

Governor Terry Branstad Leads List of Distinguished Speakers Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) June 06, 2014 On Monday, June 16, Connect Iowa will host the second annual Iowa Broadband Summit sponsored by Mediacom Business at the FFA Enrichment Center in Ankeny. The meeting will include several distinguished speakers, including Governor Terry Branstad. Broadband and technology are critical to positioning Iowa at the forefront of economic growth. In an effort to continue the state’s discussion...

2014-05-13 23:09:04

The Braintrust Consulting Group, a worldwide leader in Agile transformations, will offer two Scrum certification classes: Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) June 16-19, 2014 at the Hampton Inn & Suites – Ankeny location. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) May 13, 2014 The Braintrust Consulting Group, a worldwide leader in Agile transformations, will offer two Scrum certification classes: Certified ScrumMaster (CSM) and Certified Scrum Product Owner (CSPO) June...

2014-04-04 23:41:30

Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, has appointed Nicole Beaman, LISW, as Vice President for the Child Guidance Center. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, has appointed Nicole Beaman, LISW, as Vice President for the Child Guidance Center effective March 31. Beaman will focus on strategies to further develop the mission and vision of Orchard Place’s Child Guidance Center, a community mental health...

2014-04-04 23:37:02

The Braintrust Consulting Group experts to host Scrum certification classes April 28-May 2, 2014. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The Braintrust Consulting Group will offer an Agile Engineering training course as part of a Certified Scrum Developer certification on April 29-May 1, 2014 in Des Moines, Iowa at the Fairfield Inn & Suites- Ankeny location. This Agile Engineering class is aimed at helping software development professionals and teams be more effective when...

2014-04-04 23:37:00

The Braintrust Consulting Group experts to host Scrum certification classes April 28-May 2, 2014. Birmingham, AL (PRWEB) April 03, 2014 The Braintrust Consulting Group will offer a Certified Scrum Developer (CSD)-Track Two training class in Des Moines, Iowa at the Hampton Inn & Suites- Ankeny, the week of April 28-May 2, 2014. The Braintrust Consulting Group has bundled a series of classes into a complete week-long certification track to earn Scrum Developer certification, as outlined...

2014-03-19 23:03:56

StorageMart announces the acquisition of 16 former Budget Storage locations in Davenport, Iowa and the Greater Des Moines Area and 2 former Advance Self Storage facilities. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) March 19, 2014 StorageMart announced today the purchase of 18 Budget Storage and Advance Self Storage locations in Iowa, Kansas and Nebraska. “We have been working on this portfolio since 1987, and are pleased it has finally come to fruition,” StorageMart CEO Mike Burnam said. “It fits...

2014-03-14 23:26:03

More than $70,000 raised during the event. Record sent in the amount of 'bribe' money to teams provided by individuals and community organizations. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) March 14, 2014 Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s kids, once again set a record at the 11th annual Spelling Bee held at Wooly’s on March 6. This event, having raised more than $750,000 in its first 10 years brought in more than $70,000 this year. “Orchard Place is lucky to have so much...

2014-02-18 12:26:58

New Road Race Component and More Event Locations will Increase Participation, Competition and Wellness at Every Fitness Level WEST DES MOINES, Iowa, Feb. 18, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- Kids of all ages and skill levels will have additional opportunities to participate in events making up the new Hy-Vee Kids Fit program. The events will build on the kids triathlon offerings Hy-Vee has held in the past, but will expand to include one-mile fun run and 5K options to support wellness...


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