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VIDEO: Rewatch our Power Breakfast on the power of placemaking

Placemaking and big investments in quality of life projects continue to be a focus of Greater Des Moines leaders to attract residents and visitors alike. At Thursday’s Power Breakfast, which focused on placemaking, we asked …

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Tauscheck to lead Greater Des Moines Partnership

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Tiffany Tauscheck will succeed Jay Byers as president and CEO of the Greater Des Moines Partnership, the organization announced today.

Tauscheck is the Partnership’s chief operations officer and president of Downtown DSM Inc. …

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Goodwill hosting Community Appreciation Event

Goodwill of Central Iowa has announced an upcoming Community Appreciation Event from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. on May 24 at Goodwill headquarters in Johnston, at 5355 N.W. 86th St. This event serves as a …

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DMMO reports $12 million in economic impact

Des Moines Metro Opera announced that it makes an annual economic impact of $12 million in Warren, Polk and Dallas counties, based on a study of data from the company’s 2022 season. This marks an …


What they’re checking out: Week of May 19

As an ongoing feature, staff members at the Des Moines Public Library will recommend a business-related book to add to your reading list. Find this and more books like it at any of the Des …

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On the Move: Week of May 19

Ron Grundhauser
Promoted to national account vice president, annuity sales

Nick Kollauf
Promoted to manager, business intelligence

Justin Warnke
Promoted to senior internal wholesaler

Ellie Riter
Promoted to …

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Urbandale, Windsor Heights chambers of commerce to merge

The Windsor Heights Chamber of Commerce and the Urbandale Chamber of Commerce announced today plans to merge operations beginning June 1.

The Urbandale Chamber of Commerce will be the lead organization powering the Windsor Heights …

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Iowa’s unemployment rate falls to 2.7%

Iowa’s seasonally adjusted unemployment rate in April was 2.7%, a slight drop from March’s rate of 2.8%, Iowa Workforce Development reported today.

Overall, 46,800 Iowans were unemployed in April; in April 2022 there were 40,100 …

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Statewide tourism and hospitality awards announced

Iowa Travel Industry Partners (iTIP) announced the winners of its first-ever iTIP Awards. A ceremony will be held during the annual meeting on June 12 in Cedar Falls. The awards recognize individuals, businesses and organizations …

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Call for youth changemakers in Iowa

The World Literacy Foundation is accepting applications for its summer 2023 Youth Ambassador Program. Seeking young advocates in Iowa, the program aims to address the issue of illiteracy, affecting an estimated 65% of children from …

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