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2019 Annual Dinner

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Name: 2019 Annual Dinner
Date: February 7, 2019
Time: 4:30 PM - 8:00 PM CST
Event Description:
FuseDSM's Annual Award Dinner is dedicated to celebrating our chamber members and recognizing their amazing accomplishments in the business community. Our keynote speaker is one of those individuals accomplishing amazing things. His story will leave you in awe. 

"It's not what you've been through, it's how you get through."

Will is the founder of the non-profit, Starts Right Here. He is actively working in his community as a mentor, activist, motivational speaker, and using his voice to write and produce songs as a way to reach out to children.  His passion is working with children to create unity and an understanding of "we need each other for us to move together."  With his passion, he is a mentor with "The Porch" program where he teaches life skills and is getting children ready for adulthood.  He is a mentor at 5 Des Moines Public Schools; Harding Middle School, King Elementary, Monroe Elementary, Scavo High School, and McCombs Middle School.  At Scavo High School, WIll is involved in "X Class" where he is teaching music to the kids.

VIEW HIS VIDEO /  "Starts Right Here."

Annual Award Nominations
Deadline - January 15

Celebrate the community spirit of East, North & South Des Moines by recognizing the outstanding contributions of its citizens and business leaders. We are accepting nominations for the following award categories to be given and celebrated at the Annual Award Dinner.
Business Of The Year
501(c) Of The Year
Entrepreneurial Spirit Award
Citizen Of The Year

Just download the following document, mail or email your nominations and join us on February 7th to see what the results are.

Embassy Suites Des Moines - Downtown
101 E. Locust Street
Des Moines, IA 50309  
Embassy Suites by Hilton
Date/Time Information:
Thursday- February 7, 2019
4:30 - 6:00pm    Registration

5:00 - 6:00pm    Happy Hour/Networking
(Hosted Beer & Wine)

6:00 - 7:15pm    Annual Awards
(Cash Bar Available after 6 p.m.)

7:15 - 8:00pm    Keynote Speaker
Contact Information:
Melisa Beede
Early Bird Pricing (through Jan 15th) 
Individual - $50/pp
Table of 10 - $450
Pricing after Jan 15th
Individual - $55/pp
Table of 10 - $500

SPONSORSHIPS ARE AVAILABLE - Please contact Trish Flaherty-Barnes at trish@fusedsm.org
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