Iowa Days

    Please Note Updates and Changes “Come,…Let’s Make This A Memorable & CherishedHomecoming” Reunion Headquarters Hotel Update –    Please Note that the Savery Hotel is now full and back-up reunion lodging has been arranged at the Quality Inn Suites at 929 3rd St. 50309. Room rates are 89.95 + tax for standard rooms and $ 119.95 + tax for suites. Call 515-282-5251 for reservations and specify “Iowa Club Reunion” Golf Outing – A golf outing is being organized by Tommy Hawkins. He needs to know ASAP how many are interested so please contact him at: thomas1945@gmail.com if you would like to participate.   Savery Hotel   401 Locust Street (Downtown Des Moines) Reservations may be made from the National website:  www.nationaliowaclubs.org Or, from the Marriott link: www.MarriottRewards.com   or 1-800-514-4706 Or, by calling the Savery direct: 515-244-2151 Reunion Rates:  $104 + 12% tax Reunion Activities:  Thursday, August 1st:  Registration & Hospitality: Savery Hotel – 4PM-10PM  Dances to be held at:  Iowa Event Center  (The beautifully newly remodeled Vet’s Auditorium) Friday:  Registration – 4PM-8PM Friday night dance, August 2nd:  $20 at door     -9PM-1AM        Lower level (snacks will be served) Saturday Night Dance, August 3rd:  $35 at door         – 9PM-1AM        Upstairs Ballroom  (snacks will be served) Memory Book:  $25  Picnic Change – Picnic, Saturday, August 2nd:    Gathering Place: The picnic location has changed from Prospect park to McHenry Park at 8th and Oak Park Reunion Package:  $80.00 Includes:   ~ A ticket for both dances         ~ 1 T-Shirt         ~ 1 Memory Book         ~ 1 Ticket for food at picnic (Or tickets sold individually as priced above) Any questions or concerns, please contact:  Johnetta Levell, President comeonhometoiowa@yahoo.com   or, call:  515-255-9585 *See website for information for ad form and to submit...

Mothers Against Violence Meeting tonight

Mothers Against Violence Tuesday June 11 2013 6pm to 9pm Forest Ave Community Center 2008 Forest Ave Des Moines, Iowa   Mothers Against Violence has cordially invited you to be a part of the community forum on the above date.     We have created a panel of Civic Leaders, Pastors, Mothers who will receive questions from the public and create a plan to “TAKE BACK OUR CHILDREN” take back our streets, to cease the killings of Des Moines area youth! Limited seated to the first 130 persons doors will open at 5:30 pm Minister Reike T. Plecas 515/720/3939...

7th Annual Teen Summit

7th Annual Teen Summit STATE OF THE BLACK YOUTH IN IOWA: RAISING THE BAR ‘Be All That You Can Be’ What: UNRESTRICTED VOICE OF CENTRAL IOWA YOUTH When: Saturday, June 29, 2013 2:00 pm-5:00pm Discussion & Activities Where: Grand View University The Krumm Business Center 1300 Grandview Ave. Who: Teens ages 13-18 Topics: Education – School to Prison Pipeline Health – Butterflies not Babies in the Belly Juvenile Justice – the 411 on the 5 – 0 Sponsored by: NAACP DES MOINES YOUTH COUNCIL To Register: naacpdesmoines.com or call: 515-254-1947 Doors open at 5:30...

Free Summer Concert Series at Camp Dodge Historic Pool Complex

  The Adjutant General Iowa National Guard Summer Concert Series Welcomes “The Tony Valdez Large Band” (Latin Rock Band), Concert Series #1 of 5, 30 May 2013 7:00 pm, Camp Dodge Historic Pool Complex,  7105 NW 70th Avenue, Johnston, IA  50131     The concert series, which is free and open to the public, consists of five concerts on successive Thursdays, including 30 May, 6 Jun, 13 Jun, 20 Jun, 27 Jun. Concerts start at 7:00 p.m. Please bring your lawn chairs. Coolers and picnic baskets are welcome. In the event of inclement weather, concerts will be rescheduled, if...