May 3, 2014 - 12:00 pm - 3:00 pm at Jordan Creek Town Center
101 Jordan Creek Pkwy
Join us at Jordan Creek Town Center on Saturday, May 6, 2013 for the 6th Annual YESS Duck Derby presented by the Healthy Skin & Laser Center at Des Moines Plastic Surgery . Sponsor a yellow rubber duck for just $5 and watch it race against thousands of others in an effort to win spectacular prizes, including the chance at $1 million. All proceeds benefit the youth and families who turn to YESS.
For more information, visit www.YESSDuckDerby.org
July 3, 2014 - 6:30 pm - 10:30 pm at State Historical Building
600 East Locust
Celebrate our nation’s independence in style at the Des Moines Symphony’s premier fundraising event. You’ll be treated to a gourmet picnic meal, the opportunity to bid on silent auction items, and premium reserved parking. Once the Des Moines Symphony Orchestra takes the stage, enjoy up-close views of the musicians on a high-quality HD outdoor video and sound wall followed by the best view in town for the fireworks.
Please reserve by June 19. Dinner seats are $75 per person ($25 tax deductible) and $700 per table of ten ($200 tax deductible). Proceeds from the event benefit the concerts and programs of the Des Moines Symphony & Academy.
October 4, 2014 - 7:00 am - 11:30 am at State of Iowa Capitol Grounds
1007 E Grand Avenue
Race for the Cure is an emotionally impactful event with images that can stay with you forever. From the powerful visual impression of nearly 15,000 people at the start of the Race moving as one body for a single cause, to the emotion that you feel as fellow survivors greet each other after another successful year in battling their disease together, it is impossible to attend Race for the Cure without feeling moved. This is an event where we all come together as a community to fight this terrible disease, and help put an end to breast cancer forever. www.komeniowa.org.