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Beaverdale Fall Festival 2019

Schedule: September 20, 2019 5:00pm - 11:00pm: Carnival at Acanthus/Christopher’s/Benzoni5:00pm - 11:00pm: Eats Street Vendors and Festival Market at Urbandale Ave E and W, 1st American, Medicap,5:…
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16th Annual Desmoines Oktoberfest

Held in the heart of the Historic Court District, this will be our best celebration yet! Complete with the Craft Beer Village, Lederhosen Lane, and the Silent Disco Party Plaza! Check out all Oktober…
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EarthTalk: Green School Buses

Dear EarthTalk: I’ve heard that school buses cause a lot of pollution, especially for the kids riding inside. Is anyone making greener school buses yet? -- JM   Now that school is back in ses…
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NFESH's CEO Honored for Lifetime Achievement

We at NFESH are pleased and proud to announce that 'Enid A. Borden', our Founder and CEO, is the recipient of the 2019 Arthur S. Flemming Award, an honor bestowed annually by ADvancing States (former…
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Des Moines Renaissance Faire 2019

The excitement begins Labor Day weekend and extends through the next two weekends in September. Each weekend has its very own theme which changes some of the look, entertainment, and activities that …
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Iowa's Latino Heritage Festival 2019

Iowa's Latino Heritage Festival is the only two-day Latino Heritage festival in the state. The exclusive Sabor Latino event features everything, meaning there’s something for everyone during the acti…
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World Food and Music Festival 2019

World Food and Music Festival is produced by the Greater Des Moines Partnership. The event offers international cuisine, live music and performing arts, cooking demonstrations, wine and craft beers a…
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National Foundation to End Senior Hunger News - Let the Numbers Do the Talking

We have used this space numerous times in the past to talk about our What A Waste initiative and the benefit that it has been to congregate nutrition programs across the country. Four years after we …
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Meals on Wheels America News - Hockey, Drums and Broadway? Redefining Senior Citizenship

Happy Senior Citizens Day!You are a champion for seniors every day — and we know Senior Citizens Day is no different! We wanted to share a story with you about one of our favorite seniors to celebrat…
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Iowa State Fair 2019

The Iowa State Fair is happening on the Fairgrounds this year from August 8-18!, 11 days full of food, fun and family entertainment at Iowa's greatest celebration. Schedule: August 8, 2019 MidAm…
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America's Best: 10 Amazing Family-Friendly Hotels and Resorts

Are you dreaming about your next vacation? It's time to get inspired. From stunning mountain resorts to waterfront treasures, check out our picks for America's best hotels and resorts for families.  …
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Sweet Treats: 10 of America's Must-Visit Ice Cream Parlors

Chocolate? Vanilla? Black cherry swirl? Salted butter caramel? We can almost hear your stomach rumbling! Cool off with a delicious with a delicious scoop from America's best ice cream parlors. Read m…
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Calling All Bookworms: The Top 10 Bookstores in America

From political shops in the heart of Washington, D.C., to literary havens nestled away in New Orleans, get lost for a few hours in America's most amazing bookstores. 
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Meals on Wheels America News - Could You Live on $228 Per Week?

Poverty has an overwhelming grip on seniors across America.6.9 million seniors are struggling to make ends meet. The cost of living continues to rise. Retirement savings dwindle over time. Bills pile…
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Meals on Wheels America News - No American Should Be Left Behind

Lupe is the rock of her family.A deep tradition of service for our country ripples throughout their history, dating back to her stepfather's ultimate sacrifice while fighting in World War II.Decades …
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