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Lung Force Expo      5/27/2015 8:00:00 AM
Sheraton Hotel, West Des Moines
Patients, caregivers and healthcare providers are invited to join the American Lung Association to learn about the latest treatments, resources and research to help those living with lung disease live healthier, active lives! Patient Education Program for those with COPD, lung cancer and asthma and their caregivers Time : 9 AM – 2 PM Cost : $10 (one caregiver free) Description : A unique venue for patients and caregivers for those with lung disease, including COPD, asthma and lung cancer to learn more about new research, medications and treatments. Professional Education Program with continuing education credits for respiratory care, registered nurses and respiratory therapists. Time : 8 AM – 4 PM Cost : $75 until 4/16, $100 after 4/16 Description : A day of education for healthcare professionals to learn more on the latest research screening and treatments of lung disease.
515 246-0010
Des Moines,
To acknowledge NFC's 25 years of revitalization efforts in Polk County, NFC will be hosting the Leaders of Thought Luncheon: Planning for Vibrant Neighborhoods on Thursday, May 28, from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Greater Des Moines Botanical Garden, 909 Robert D. Ray Dr., Des Moines, in the DuPont Room. The cost is $15 per person. Please RSVP by May 18 at The luncheon is the first in a series of events planned to commemorate the NFC’s 25th anniversary this year. The guest speaker at the luncheon will be University of Iowa graduate Bruce Knight, who is past president of the American Planning Association and an adjunct lecturer in urban and regional planning at the University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign. Knight also serves as the City of Champaign’s planning and development director.

Women for Wish Kids at The Social Canvas      5/28/2015 6:00:00 PM
(515) 334-2636
720 SE Alices Rd., Waukee
Women for Wish Kids is a networking event for women who want to support Iowa's wish families! Join us at The Social Canvas! We will be painting a custom piece of art, socializing and networking, all while supporting wishes in Iowa. A wish mom will share her family’s wish experience; you will be inspired by what she shares! The Social Canvas will be donating $10 to Make-A-Wish Iowa for every registration. Only 70 seats available – Grab your friends and sign up today reserve your spot! Questions? Ask Chelsea Ochylski! Call (334-2636) or email ( her for more info.

Orchard Place Moonlight Classic      5/30/2015 9:30:00 PM
Des Moines
Orchard Place’s annual Moonlight Classic is a leisurely night bike ride through the streets of downtown Des Moines and nearby trails, featuring fantastic views of the city and numerous local attractions, including the Iowa State Capitol, Pappajohn Sculpture Park, the East Village, Gray’s Lake, Water Works Park…and more! We’re expecting more than 800 cyclists to turn out this year and cruise in the moonlight for the kids of Orchard Place. While it may sound serene, there are contests, prizes, live music and cyclists in costumes that glow! Join us for the fun! Information and registration at

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