Six community leaders will be recognized by the Greater Des Moines Leadership Institute as champions of community betterment in Central Iowa. Those receiving this year's award are:

  • Lena Avila Robison, Latinos Unidos of Iowa, receives the A. Arthur Davis Distinguished Community Leadership Award.
  • Randy Kunert, Iowa State Patrol, receives the Community Vision Award - Developing.  
  • Karen Goldsworth, Strauss Security Solutions, receives the Community Vision Award.   
  • Anjela Shutts, Whitfield & Eddy PLC, receives the Community Vision Award - Inspiring.  
  • Neal Westin, Nyemaster Goode P.C., receives the Community Vision Award - Challenging.  
  • Mary Mendenhall-Core, Iowa Association of Business and Industry Foundation: receives the Alumni Volunteer Award.

The luncheon is Thursday, May 22, at The Temple for Performing Arts. Tickets to the luncheon are available online.