The WDM Chamber Announces the 3rd Annual Raccoon River Rally Presented by Superstorm Restoration

WEST DES MONES, IA (September 26, 2023) – The West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce will host the 3rd Annual Raccoon River Rally presented by Superstorm Restoration on Saturday, October 14, at Raccoon River Park. This event is free to the community and will feature a variety of local food truck vendors, a family fun zone, cardboard boat races, live music, exhibitors, and more. 

“As we approach the 3rd Annual Raccoon River Rally, we look forward to bringing our community together for another memorable day of togetherness, entertainment, and shared experiences,” said Katherine Harrington, President and CEO of the WDM Chamber. “This event has become a cherished tradition, and we're excited about its continued success in connecting and celebrating the spirit of West Des Moines.”

Additionally, a portion of festival sponsorship proceeds support the construction of the Athene Pedestrian Bridge, linking Raccoon River Park to Walnut Woods State Park, a significant component of the City of West Des Moines' Five Waters Project.

“We are pleased to announce that we have raised so far, a total of $10,783 to go to the Athene pedestrian bridge due to the generosity and support of our sponsors over the last 3 years. Our local businesses and organizations, like Superstorm Restoration, play a vital role in our community's growth and culture,” noted Harrington. “Their investments demonstrate how each of us can contribute to making our community the best place to live, work, and play.”

The event promotes the city's ongoing growth and community support through entertainment and tradition. The Raccoon River Rally has been made possible with the support of its presenting sponsor, Superstorm Restoration. In 2022, the WDM Chamber announced a three-year partnership for the West Des Moines' annual fall festival.

“With over 25 years of experience in residential construction and roofing across Central Iowa, Superstorm Restoration is more than just a roofing company to us... we're your neighbor, your friend, and a partner in building a stronger, more connected Central Iowa. That's why we proudly stand alongside the West Des Moines Chamber in supporting the Raccoon River Rally this October,” said Chandler Steffy, President and Owner of Superstorm Restoration. “It is a celebration of the spirit that defines West Des Moines and Central Iowa as a whole. In the world we live in today, we understand the importance of coming together to celebrate our shared values and the beauty of outdoor recreation.”

The Raccoon River Rally presented by Superstorm Restoration will take place at Raccoon River Park in West Des Moines on Saturday, October 14. The event begins at 11:00 a.m. and will conclude at 6:00 p.m. Those interested in attending can learn more about the event at


About Superstorm Restoration
Superstorm Restoration was founded in 2012 by Chandler Steffy after 15 years working in the new construction industry.  With a motto of teaching and educating homeowners about the condition of their property, the company focused on the local community and has provided services for more than 10,000 property evaluations.  Superstorm Restoration has helped more than 3000 families with over $40 million in exterior restoration needs including roofing, siding, gutters, and fascia.

About the WDM Chamber of Commerce
The mission of the West Des Moines Chamber of Commerce is to champion all things West Des Moines by strengthening our area companies, providing personalized resources, and attracting a top workforce to position WDM as the best suburban city in America. A 2022 ACCE Chamber of the Year Finalist, the WDM Chamber produces programs and events for everyone. Learn more about the WDM Chamber and how to get involved at

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