RSS Feed businessrecord.com : Culture http://www.businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-09-02T16:44:11.0444392Z Botanical Garden planning October grand opening <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">After nearly 18 months of construction on seven acres of new outdoor gardens, the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden invites the public to celebrate the milestone with a series of ceremonial grand opening events Oct. 2-4, including a public tour and recognition reception for key supporters on Thursday, free admission to guests on Friday.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Botanical-Garden-planning-October-grand-opening/170/832/65171 Culture World Food & Music Festival returns in September <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The 10th annual World Food &amp; Music Festival returns to downtown Des Moines Sept. 19-21 to a new location on the Walnut Street bridge.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/World-Food-Music-Festival-returns-in-September/170/832/65162 Culture 30 employers participate in Ankeny career fair <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Some 30 local employers will be present at a career fair sponsored by&nbsp;</span><a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001RZyw8rJJCK5qXbigFupgxeQKttbsav8drmA15ZTJgNJK9hJwfVYtsJPkY2VRXX-zgDBNjo44ad1xPwcLNI9swKTiG7ityiC1RIcKmlOq77U=" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1; background-color: #ffffff;">HelpWanted.com</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">&nbsp;from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Sept. 9, at the the FFA Enrichment Center on Des Moines Area Community College's Ankeny campus.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/30-employers-participate-in-Ankeny-career-fair/170/832/65107 Culture West Des Moines young professionals group to host networking talk <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Danny Beyer, IowaBiz contributor and payroll sales executive with Kabel Business Services, will lead an interactive talk called "Networking: Nothing to Fear" on Sept. 16.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/West-Des-Moines-young-professionals-group-to-host-networking-talk/170/832/65097 Culture Hoyt Sherman Place hires development and donor relations manager <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Annie Olson has been named development and donor relations manager for Hoyt Sherman Place.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Hoyt-Sherman-Place-hires-development-and-donor-relations-manager/170/832/65096 Culture Nominations sought for Partnership's Inclusion Awards <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Greater Des Moines Partnership's Inclusion Council is now accepting nominations for the Partnership's 2015 Inclusion Awards.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Nominations-sought-for-Partnership-s-Inclusion-Awards/170/832/65095 Culture Five local businesses to be honored by DMACC <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Des Moines Area Community College announced the winners of its 2014 small business awards to be presented at a fundraising dinner Sept. 11.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Five-local-businesses-to-be-honored-by-DMACC/170/832/65092 Culture Concours d'Elegance announces schedule of events <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">More than 150 motor vehicles will be showcased at this year's Concours d'Elegance, from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 7 in Western Gateway Park.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Concours-d-Elegance-announces-schedule-of-events/170/832/65087 Culture Habitat to recognize supporters of affordable housing <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Greater Des Moines Habitat for Humanity is hosting its second annual Key Awards at 5:30 p.m. Sept. 4 at Community Choice Credit Union Convention Center at Veterans Memorial in downtown Des Moines.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Habitat-to-recognize-supporters-of-affordable-housing/170/832/65086 Culture Civic Music Association to hold 90th anniversary kickoff party <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Civic Music Association will host its 2014-15 season kickoff party Sept. 11, a free event that will also be a stop on the Des Moines Downtown Chamber of Commerce's Culture Crawl.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Civic-Music-Association-to-hold-90th-anniversary-kickoff-party/170/832/65075 Culture You only think those Facebook likes belong to you <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Here's a question that must be plaguing social media users because it is turning up in the courts: Who owns all of those Facebook likes?</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/You-only-think-those-Facebook-likes-belong-to-you/170/832/65071 Culture Principal Charity Classic generates another record donation <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">This year's Principal Charity Classic raised more than $1.3 million for Central Iowa children's charities, breaking the previous year's record for the fifth consecutive year.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Principal-Charity-Classic-generates-another-record-donation/170/832/65064 Culture Leadership class of 2015 is announced <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">The Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute board has announced the 50 members of the 2015 Community Leadership Program class.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Leadership-class-of-2015-is-announced/170/832/65063 Culture Annual Hunger Fight meal packaging event begins Wednesday <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">More than 15,000 volunteers are expected to help package more than 5 million meals during Meals from the Heartland's Annual Hunger Fight &nbsp;Aug. 27-30 at Hy-Vee Hall.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Annual-Hunger-Fight-meal-packaging-event-begins-Wednesday/170/832/65043 Culture