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Thursday, May 21, 2020
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASECOMMUNITY AND MEDIA ADVISORY  5/21/2020  Contact: Derek Zarn Communications Specialist dzarn@urbandale.org515-380-1741 (text or voice)  Urbandale Extending Closures and Announcing New Cancellations  The City of Urbandale is extending closures and announcing new cancellations due to coronavirus (COVID-19).The Urbandale Indoor Swimming Pool and Senior Recreation Center ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber, Community, Chamber Only, Chamber/City, Press Release
Thursday, May 14, 2020
Contact: Gary Palmer Gary.Palmer@prairiemeadows.com 515-967-1299   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   Prairie Meadows Remains Closed Amid Loosened Restrictions at its Horse Track   May 14 – Altoona, IA.  Yesterday, as outlined in the Proclamation issued by Governor Kim Reynolds, all casinos in Iowa shall remain closed through May 27, unless otherwise modified by a subsequent proclamation or order. ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Chamber, General News Article
Friday, May 08, 2020
Celebrate with a special message in your own front yard!  Signarama-Ankeny now offers yard greeting signs.  Our Signs of Celebration are available on a rental basis for all of your special occasions, holidays, events, recognitions, just for fun, and more.  Rentals start at $99 for a 48-hour period and include delivery and removal..  Weekend and weekly rentals are also available.  Reserve your date ...read more
Categories: Community, General News Article, Chamber, Press Release
Thursday, May 07, 2020
URBANDALE, Iowa, May 7, 2020 – Homemakers Furniture has announced they will reopen their Urbandale, IA showroom and business operations on Saturday, May 9, 2020 at 10am, following their temporary closure due to precautions taken to help slow down the spread of COVID-19.   Dave Merschman, President of Homemakers, said, “Although we cannot forget what we’ve all recently endured, we can look for ...read more
Categories: General News Article, Chamber/City, Press Release, Chamber, Economic, Community
Wednesday, May 06, 2020
Des Moines, IA: Thursday morning May 7th at 10 AM, Exemplar Care’s founder, Dr. Jon Van Der Veer will join Dr. Joel Bessmer from Strada Healthcare in hosting a free webinar describing their unique strategy, timetable, and cadence to antibody testing for COVID-19. The discussion will highlight reasons for testing, ways to use the data obtained for risk mitigation, and potential pitfalls as ...read more
Categories: Economic, Chamber, Community, General News Article, Press Release, Chamber/City
Tuesday, May 05, 2020
Contact: Courtney Shaw cshaw@DSMpartnership.com (405) 747-8757 Learn More About DSM USA FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Tuesday, May 5, 2020REGIONAL PARTNERS LAUNCH SMALL BUSINESS RECOVERY GRANT GREATER DES MOINES, IA (May 5, 2020) – A number of regional partners have worked to launch the Small Business Recovery Grant program to help small businesses affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. This program is ...read more
Categories: Press Release, General News Article, Chamber/City, Chamber Only, Chamber, Community, Economic
Monday, April 27, 2020
Contact: Gary Palmer Gary.Palmer@prairiemeadows.com 515.957.3020   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   April 27, 2020 - Altoona, IA. Last week, as a result of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Prairie Meadows announced the layoff of 1,130 employees from its workforce, effective May 3, 2020.  It will retain 73 employees to oversee the management, preservation, and maintenance of the facility during the ...read more
Categories: Chamber, General News Article, Press Release