RSS Feed businessrecord.com : Culture http://www.businessrecord.com:80 A feed of current articles not set 2014-07-23T22:28:36.4234798Z Urbandale, Social Club solidify first collaboration <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">The city of Urbandale hopes to use a collaboration between it and the Des Moines Social Club as a draw to attract residents and businesses to the community, as well as provide more recreational and cultural opportunities to those who already live there.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Urbandale--Social-Club-solidify-first-collaboration/170/832/64554 Culture Des Moines ranked No. 2 city for business <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">Des Moines is No. 2 on the Forbes "Best Places For Business and Careers" list in 2014, falling a spot from No. 1 in 2013.</p> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Des-Moines-ranked-No--2-city-for-business/170/832/64553 Culture C-SPAN features on Des Moines history available online <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">C-SPAN was in Des Moines late last month to do interviews to feature the city's history as part of its 2014 Cities Tour.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/C-SPAN-features-on-Des-Moines-history-available-online/170/832/64550 Culture Iowa environment for kids improves: annual Kids Count survey <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">Iowa moved up to third place from seventh in overall rankings in the&nbsp;</span><a shape="rect" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">annual Kids Count report</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">&nbsp;from the Annie E. Casey Foundation,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" shape="rect" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001mi1ISgz1mL-9yz-DrFJfe0ep-r0GDlXRdtbX3sid4iRQj7tcr5H8BbZLY4rAYMusyROOIi9tbJ40Xunuroaqe4s9NUZO-vIX8X5an8zROf6BpZ0Mnz__anpH4leU6ipUojW0EDyLvnz6KeGQGCGMDiHpoAeOZrSZ-chvHYXj93O-3p2M710bZj1riSTW5dtRt356jtAyVglcfDfzAjMZFFzTs78qgz6F5C6j_LHCnqC1QtX0XcT1flBZoWZFW10v" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">reports DesMoinesRegister.com</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px;">.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Iowa-environment-for-kids-improves--annual-Kids-Count-survey/170/832/64549 Culture Makers Faire in search of talent for inaugural Des Moines event <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13px; background-color: #ffffff;">Makers, crafters and performers are needed for the inaugural Des Moines Mini Maker Faire, scheduled to take place Sept. 1 at the Science Center of Iowa.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Makers-Faire-in-search-of-talent-for-inaugural-Des-Moines-event/170/832/64538 Culture Des Moines has an up-and-coming downtown <p style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; margin-top: 0px; margin-bottom: 0px;">Des Moines has been recognized by Fortune as one of five U.S. cities with an up-and-coming downtown.</p> <div>&nbsp;</div> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Des-Moines-has-an-up-and-coming-downtown/170/832/64535 Culture Gannett reports rise in earnings <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Gannett Co. Inc., the media company that owns The Des Moines Register, said today that second-quarter net earnings increased by 78 percent to $208 million, or 90 cents per share,&nbsp;</span><a track="on" href="http://r20.rs6.net/tn.jsp?e=001JjEj4IeRAd6TZuagM36Snt6d5wAgIoZJNmbmEY77oWSxgoK0jufuSYMFHxVnA0LoBj8jV9dP8VqnReBwEnaT6hR4QV42L6SDi1q4IeBwVym6VD-B2On9iNHFZj5b3M2lFVuljLh7C_rVtgv3Fmo4mfqGhsZFXZCXa8qXTFw3bgtaj9rHwHi84V4Wvh4o_PqENOtH-GA0LrQ=" shape="rect" linktype="1" target="_blank" style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; color: #1a63a1;">RTTNews reported</a><span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Gannett-reports-rise-in-earnings/170/832/64524 Culture Events drawing visitors to Greater Des Moines, week of July 21 http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Events-drawing-visitors-to-Greater-Des-Moines--week-of-July-21/170/832/64494 Culture Partnership to host diversity roundtable, multicultural reception <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 14px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Greater Des Moines Partnership will hold a Diversity and Inclusion Roundtable on July 30 and a Multicultural Reception on Aug. 26.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Partnership-to-host-diversity-roundtable--multicultural-reception/170/832/64486 Culture Des Moines awarded two more AAU Junior Olympic Games <span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">Des Moines has landed two more cycles of the AAU Junior Olympic Games.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Des-Moines-awarded-two-more-AAU-Junior-Olympic-Games/170/832/64479 Culture IPR is changing its weekend programming <span style="font-family: Arial, sans-serif; font-size: 13px;">Iowa Public Radio is changing its weekend programming schedule, beginning Saturday.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/IPR-is-changing-its-weekend-programming/170/832/64478 Culture Local executives slated to paddle in Easter Seals fundraiser <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Several business leaders will lead participants Thursday in a corporate paddleboat race to benefit Easter Seals Iowa.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Local-executives-slated-to-paddle-in-Easter-Seals-fundraiser/170/832/64456 Culture Better Homes and Gardens rolls out new magazine tagline <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">Better Homes and Gardens debuts its new tagline, "Life in Color," on its August 2014 issue today.&nbsp;</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Better-Homes-and-Gardens-rolls-out-new-magazine-tagline/170/832/64425 Culture Iowa communities can apply for Iowa Great Places funding <span style="font-family: Arial, Helvetica, sans-serif; font-size: 13.63636302947998px; background-color: #ffffff;">The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs and the Iowa Great Places Citizen Advisory Board on Aug. 29 will begin accepting applications from communities and regions for state grants under the Iowa Great Places Program.</span> http://www.businessrecord.com:80/Content/Culture/Culture/Article/Iowa-communities-can-apply-for-Iowa-Great-Places-funding/170/832/64419 Culture