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CAMPSITE WORKSHOP: Development Opportunities After Success Of Primitive Sites

CAMPSITE WORKSHOP: Development Opportunities After Success Of Primitive Sites

Last year, the first paddle in campground in Iowa, the Hickory Ridge Wilderness Camp on Lake Red Rock was created.

The success of that site has led to calls for developing similar sites.

Fighting For Air

Fighting For Air

More than 400 participants will gather to fight for healthy lungs and healthy air on Sunday.

Take Back Events Aim To Stop Abuse

Take Back Events Aim To Stop Abuse

Iowans will have the opportunity to dispose of unused or unwanted prescription drugs on Saturday. Groups in cities across the state will partner with The Drug Enforcement Administration to host Take Back events.

County Wide Flu Clinics Held

County Wide Flu Clinics Held

In anticipation of flu season, the Polk County Health Department will be holding nearly 100 community flu vaccination clinics.

DM Teen Chosen As Youth Ambassador

DM Teen Chosen As Youth Ambassador

A Des Moines teenager has been chosen to represent Iowa as a National Child Awareness Month Youth Ambassador. Seventeen year old Hailey Whitfield will receive funding and training to lead a campaign to help increase awareness of the importance of and access to healthy and nutritious food in central Iowa.  

Red Cross Training Classes

Red Cross Training Classes

The American Red Cross is offering training classes in Des Moines.  Residents can sign up for blended learning classes, including training topics in First Aid, CPR, and AED.

Drive-Up Lemonade Stand For Charity

Drive-Up Lemonade Stand For Charity

Business folks can enjoy a cool drink and help a good cause.  The Des Moines Customer Service Association will join the battle against childhood cancer by hosting a drive-up Alex’s Lemonade Stand on Wednesday.