DSM USA Weekly - September 4, 2020
The DSM USA Weekly podcast shares information to help keep businesses in business, provide information for people who may be looking for work and offer tips on how to keep our region healthy. Find out what’s new as of Friday, September 4, 2020:
Downtown Farmers’ Market Drive-Through Bite-Size Market
Enjoy the Drive-Through Bite-Size Market this Saturday at the Iowa State Capitol Complex Parking Lot. Pre-order items through the Online Marketplace and pick up the following Saturday. Or, purchase items onsite while remaining in your vehicle. Find more information here.
The DSM Forward industry and business function playbooks are currently available on The Partnership’s website. Industry playbooks include: Agriculture, Child Care, Construction & Development, Education, Events, Arts & Culture, Financial Services, Government, Gyms, Health Care, Hotels, Manufacturing, Nonprofits, Personal Services, Restaurant & Food Service, Retail and Utilities. Business function playbooks include: Finance, HR, IT, Legal, Operations and Sales & Marketing.
2020 World Food & Music Celebration
The World Food & Music Festival will transition to a virtual, socially distanced World Food & Music Celebration from September 12-20 across DSM. Find out about the brunch March-Madness bracket, the Community Cookout or buy merchandise, including t-shirts, stickers and koozies.
2020 Candidate Forum Series
Now that school is underway, if you are looking for a little extra help for your student’s learning, check out DSM Tutor Connection. Parents can set up availability, talk through educational goals and discuss lesson plans to create a robust support system for children, whether they are learning at home or in school. If you’re a teacher or college student looking for tutoring opportunities, create a profile to get started!
United Way of Central Iowa Equity Challenge
The 21-Day Equity Challenge in DSM allows individuals and organizations to understand inequity and racism within out communities. The challenge is free and participants will receive an email every weekday from Monday, October 5 to Monday, November 2.
Iowa Business Hall of Fame
The Iowa Business Hall of Fame nominations are now open and will be accepted until 5 p.m. Sunday, November 1. You can find past inductees and the nomination form here.
Small Business Discount Codes and More
This week, you can find free discount codes to local DSM shops, as well as a pumpkin patch and apple orchard guide at desmoinesparent.com.
The DSM USA Weekly podcast is a compilation of resources, information and stories for Greater Des Moines (DSM) businesses, organizations and residents. Join us each week to learn about The Partnership’s newest content and latest happenings to keep businesses in business, keep people employed and keep our region healthy. To listen to more Partnership podcasts, click here.