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2014-07-09 23:11:01

$80,000 Raised, More than 600 Cyclists and 100 Volunteers Drive Event’s Success Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) July 09, 2014 Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, is proud to announce results of its third annual Moonlight Classic bike ride held Saturday, June 14th. With the help of more than 600 cyclists, 100 volunteers many corporate sponsors, Orchard Place was able to raise a record $80,000 to fund Orchard Place Summer School and its Enrichment and Latino Outreach...

2014-07-09 08:25:57

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich., July 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Jeremiah Elbel has been named the fourth partner at the branding and marketing firm of Deksia, which has offices in Des Moines, Iowa and Grand Rapids, Michigan. Elbel earned a Bachelor of Arts in Visual Arts and Graphic Design from Grand View College in Des Moines, Iowa in 2003 and started at Deksia in 2011 as a freelance graphic designer. Elbel was hired on as a full-time employee in May 2013. At that time, Elbel continued designing...

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...

2014-06-06 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...

2014-03-19 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...

2014-02-18 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...

2014-01-29 23:33:29

Third annual Moonlight Classic, Saturday June 14, 2014 - A ten mile bike ride through the streets of Des Moines to benefit the children of Orchard Place Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) January 29, 2014 Orchard Place, mental health experts for Iowa’s children, is proud to announce a contribution of $25,000 from Sammons Financial Group as presenting sponsor of the Orchard Place Moonlight Classic bike ride. This is the 3rd year Sammons Financial Group has sponsored the ride. Last year proceeds of...

2014-01-09 16:21:40

DES MOINES, Iowa, Jan. 9, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Holman Boiler Works, Inc., the nation's largest full-service boiler solutions provider, has signed a commercial property lease to expand the company's local operations to 10,000 square feet, increasing from one-third to all of the building at its current West Des Moines location, announced officials at A & A Properties in Des Moines. Holman is also known as Trabue Industrial Services in the local Des Moines community and market....

2013-10-11 23:22:06

Des Moines Iowa's favorite children's birthday party place announces new party packages to fit any child's birthday wish and any parent's budget. Des Moines, IA (PRWEB) October 11, 2013 Kid's birthday parties are wonderful times - for the child. For the mother or father planning the party, they can be hectic and chaotic. For moms and dads looking for a different place to hold a kids birthday party, Urbandale's Incredible Buffet and Fun Center developed party...

2013-10-05 23:00:46

The engaging business and financial program will be broadcast on FOX KDSM-TV in the month of October. Coral Springs, FL (PRWEB) October 05, 2013 The city of Des Moines, Iowa will be able to watch the celebrity-hosted Net Worth Commerce TV show during the month of October. The state’s capital is a major hub for the insurance industry as well as being one of the top financial markets in the region. It is also quickly becoming a hot spot for the tech industry as Microsoft, Hewlett Packard...


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