Proving Des Moines is NOT boring

Did someone say Bloomsnap Launch Party?

Did someone say Bloomsnap Launch Party?

May 2, 2014

It’s about time we do this!  90 days after we started Bloomsnap.com, we thought it would be a good time to have a launch Party! Bloomsnap allows shoppers an easy option for ordering flowers online, and the results are looking pretty good.  In Des Moines startup fashion, my business partner Lyndsay Clark and I are ready to pull together some...

Story of The Adow, New Book Release from Chad Michael Cox

Story of The Adow, New Book Release from Chad Michael Cox

Mar 7, 2014

It’s not every day that someone in your close network gets to share their announcement of a new publication hitting the shelf.  Last month, Chad Michael Cox was able to release God of Another World: The Adow as a novel he wrote from here in Des Moines. Throughout my time getting to know Chad through the Des Moines Social Club‘s Board of Directors,...

ReWall: A way to Build and Recycle

ReWall: A way to Build and Recycle

Nov 1, 2013

This is not a company that puts a small fractional amount of recycled content in their materials and labels them as green, they go much further than that.  They also help people who get stumped when it comes to recycling items that don’t directly fall into the “paper”, “plastic” or other categories.  One of these primary items...

YPC Morning Meet-up + Breakfast at Regus

YPC Morning Meet-up + Breakfast at Regus

Sep 13, 2013

Back in 2010 I served on the Board of the Young Professionals Connection as the VP of the Impact Downtown Committee. We started a concept known as the The Morning Meet-up that were intended to provide an opportunity to network in the morning. Thankfully the Committee has been carrying the torch and continuing the Meet-ups. It has carried on through 2013 under...

Young Professionals Connection Party

Young Professionals Connection Party

Jan 25, 2013

There will be plenty more events throughout the year as everyone gets re-engaged with the Young Professionals Connection.  Before the committee meetings, happy hours, charitable events and more get going, you can’t miss the annual Kick-off Party.  2013’s edition is tonight (yeah Friday!), to be held at The Venue (yes, the formal location of...