Learn how companies in West Des Moines are inventing and reinventing workplace culture to help attract top talent. Featuring experts: Carrie Haugen - Recruiting Manager / Eide Bailly and more to be announced!
Join us in celebrating WDM?s third annual EAT WEEK presented by Veridian Credit Union. What a great chance for restaurants to put their best ?food? forward and attract new customers to their business as hundreds of residents, WDM business? employees and visitors will explore our unique and diverse dining community. We welcome restaurants all over WDM to showcase special menus and pricing for just this one week including coffee shops, wine bistros, sports pubs, specialty burger joints and date-night restaurants. It will be a week of great values, good times and gastronomical adventures! You can compete for hundreds of dollars in gift cards during Eat Week by visiting participating restaurants, uncovering their secret code word found on Eat Week signage, and entering it on the WDM Eat Week website. Restaurant goers can submit additional entries by using the hashtag #WDMEatWeek on social media about their eatery escapades during the time of the promotion. View the list of participating restaurants and enter code words on the WDM Eat Week website.
The West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce and the City of West Des Moines are excited to announce the inaugural Racoon River Rally presented by Google Fiber scheduled for October 2, 2021. This is a FREE family friendly, rain or shine event and everyone is invited! Raccoon River Rally is the first fall festival of its kind at Raccoon River Park celebrating WDM?s community and waters. Attractions for the event include a morning bike ride, live music, cardboard boat races, a vendor fair with fun activities for kids, beer tent featuring craft beer from Kinship Brewing Co. and food trucks. A portion of sponsorship proceeds will benefit the Great Outdoors Foundation, a regional conservation leader and catalyst for high impact environmental projects. Great Outdoor Foundation is currently raising funds for the Central Iowa Water Trails. Raccoon River Rally will be held on Saturday, October 2 from 12 p.m. ? 6:00 p.m. The bike ride, route below, will kick off the day at 11 a.m. and cardboard boat races will begin at 2 p.m. Come join us at this fall festival and enjoy all the best the west has to offer! Visit this page to learn more: https://wdmchamber.org/raccoon-river-rally/
Start your morning off right with breakfast, coffee, and networking. This event will be in person and may be indoors dependent on weather. Because of this, social distancing and masks are strongly encouraged for individuals who have not been vaccinated against COVID-19.
After more than a year of shocks and setbacks, the U.S. economy is expected to boom in 2021-2022. But the upswing is expected to be rocky with certain sectors facing structural challenges, staffing shortages, supply-chain issues and more. How does this affect you and your business? What opportunities and struggles should you be anticipating going into the new year? Hear local investment and economic experts share their point of view at this upcoming monthly luncheon. Moderated by Ben Haupts | Managing Director, Principal® Financial Network of Central Iowa Panelists include: Dennis Markway | President and Founder, Iron Horse Wealth Management John Rathjen | Regional President, Bank Iowa Dave Swenson | Research Scientist, Department of Economics, Iowa State University Hans Vander Plaats, CFA | Managing Director; Client Portfolio Manager, Aligned Investors