RSS Feed businessrecord.com : Culture http://www.businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-08-29T01:22:44.258123Z 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 Sidewalk chalk event planned for Saturday morning <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Community Youth Concepts Sidewalk Chalk Flood will take place tomorrow from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on the Pappajohn Education Center lawn.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Sidewalk-chalk-event-planned-for-Saturday-morning/170/832/65038 Culture Wing Ding event raises $11K for the Animal Rescue League <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Jethro's BBQ will present a check for $11,000 to the Animal Rescue League of Iowa on Monday, proceeds from the local restaurant chain's second annual Wing Ding event.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Wing-Ding-event-raises-11K-for-the-Animal-Rescue-League/170/832/65037 Culture Historical Society gives award for a Sherman Hill historic renovation <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Martha Green and Jack Porter received the Judith A. McClure Award from the State Historical Society of Iowa for the historic rehabilitation of the Leon Strauss residence in the Sherman Hill neighborhood.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Historical-Society-gives-award-for-a-Sherman-Hill-historic-renovation/170/832/65035 Culture Winefest Des Moines names executive director <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">After an intensive search, the&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">Des Moines Wine Festival Foundation has named Natasha Sayles the new executive director of the event. Sayles started her new role on Aug.&nbsp;</span><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 10pt;">21.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Winefest-Des-Moines-names-executive-director/170/832/65034 Culture Events drawing visitors to the metro area, week of Aug. 25 http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Events-drawing-visitors-to-the-metro-area-week-of-Aug-25/170/832/65032 Culture 2 metro firms win #Hashies; U of I center wins Silicon Prairie award <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Happy Medium LLC took home three of the Social Media Club's first-ever #Hashie awards Thursday night, in the categories of best use of Instagram, best business-to-business social media company and managing Adamantine Yoga's Pinterest account,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001lr37VYk1PVXRPNeFK2kyaWZkgSIvAsrRkLJo-WUfRCNe-2GAgH7NAPI8xKWvD9-ywi_iwTl7ylUq3m6J6WobG7FB0z1ZzJqrPoxEO3YeqRxu_pk_j_asHUV_efA2rYRHar75Sa-qqern5cDIiYDGWCLRR-zYTyRYiQ4I-BK0p3mvEB9kQjg9OWKJiXMNUdFqMVewwVGt83o=" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1; background-color: #ffffff;">reports DesMoinesRegister.com.</a> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/2-metro-firms-win-Hashies-U-of-I-center-wins-Silicon-Prairie-award/170/832/65031 Culture Author Anderson will kick off Iowa Black Business Summit <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Maggie Anderson, author of "Our Black Year," will be the keynote speaker during the Iowa Black Business Summit, Sept. 21 and 22 in Cedar Rapids.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Author-Anderson-will-kick-off-Iowa-Black-Business-Summit/170/832/65028 Culture Events drawing visitors to Greater Des Moines, week of Aug. 25 http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Events-drawing-visitors-to-Greater-Des-Moines-week-of-Aug-25/170/832/65023 Culture Music University to feature talk and mini-unplugged set by Matisyahu <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">This year's Music University, presented by the Greater Des Moines Music Coalition, will feature a talk and mini-unplugged set from reggae rapper Matisyahu.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Music-University-to-feature-talk-and-mini-unplugged-set-by-Matisyahu/170/832/65018 Culture 80/35 music festival to be weekend after Fourth in 2015 <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">The 2015 80/35 music festival will take place July 10-11, organizers announced Wednesday.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/80-35-music-festival-to-be-weekend-after-Fourth-in-2015/170/832/65011 Culture Who will be the 2014 Battle of the Brands champion? <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">This year's&nbsp;</span><a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001GLFWrJ2gduEO97G29eYzWU7cU7q2-efftwfu-fFcZCBX5qVrgEGOWLMUIn_ZVzuBcVnbRXSEnskD2X7CCag9gfOmQbgVEepJnXWhQkJLreXq-eAA7m7bMf4efQmKCLXu_Sosl82fzN4z4O2u7bY4q8hCD120JWHCZ4tJeaOriCb7v1OxYrPVwUyrAWItpoOD8Dt01XKAt_I1Z4nqfa_UubKtnpOn6tyb0JkdQClNFpFQ9x7pnUP_bdSmpfm2etU4JG141iHWPgZAIj8prasTIDKSGUZayYnhBpNb1zHSF7s=" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1; background-color: #ffffff;">Battle of the Brands</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">&nbsp;is underway to determine the undisputed brand champion of Iowa.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Who-will-be-the-2014-Battle-of-the-Brands-champion-/170/832/65002 Culture Kum & Go's Templeton to host first Hashies awards ceremony <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Mike Templeton, who helped create the Social Media Club of Des Moines and who runs Kum &amp; Go LC's social media efforts, will host the Hashies, the club's first year of social media awards, at 6:30 p.m., Thursday, at the Jasper Winery,</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001fK_2xmlrF33eiblFl51gvGPIeM0S5UNnCDxVBvspYakt8eSPObzaFdYPh1pXv0P-9tX09lNt6tdc_puCeVFDL3OslMFdD7LwIvH9aknRPlYrcMQAF-R07h8ARoKEB51evZgqPewkBOIecBtB9gJ4jGouyx18UDZeG5oMd3w25FLwjVqyKKFHK5Qc6rmDa4g0u14VlnndeVcO5jB2PXuXUdYqtrUJR8LJbBePYNkd2ocjNUR8JerZE3qSZyLklZgHhKIDtFgbGTwfKgQB8AJC-A==" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; color: #1a63a1; background-color: #ffffff;">reports DesMoinesRegister.com.</a> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Kum-Go-s-Templeton-to-host-first-Hashies-awards-ceremony/170/832/64996 Culture Orchard Place to hold annual Parking Lot Sale <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Orchard Place is now accepting donations for its third annual Parking Lot Sale on Saturday, Sept. 20, from 8 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the American Red Cross headquarters in Des Moines.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Orchard-Place-to-hold-annual-Parking-Lot-Sale/170/832/64995 Culture