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September 6, 2011

Des Moines Sertoma Club Newsletter: September 2011

Des Moines Sertoma is keeping busy in September

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Des Moines Sertoma Club starts our first meeting with Drake’s Football Coach, Chris Creighton together with a student athlete – they will discuss the team, the upcoming schedule and the summer trip to Africa. Make sure you join us on September 6th to hear the great things happening with the Drake Football team.

Our Inauguration Dinner will be on September 17th at the Salisbury House in the Great Room from 5pm to 9pm. SalisburyHouseBanner.jpg
We will start dinner at 5:30pm and will start our meeting at 6:30pm, there will also be tours of the Salisbury House after our meeting. Please RSVP for the dinner with Minda at mbarr@bankerstrust.com or on the signup sheet that will be distributed at our September 6th meeting – email or mark: if you will have a quest, your choice of entrée of Salmon or Sirloin and choice of drink, soft drink or coffee.

Our September 20th speaker has changed to Dr. Nancy Sebring, the Des Moines Superintendent of Schools, giving a general report about the health of the school district.
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Kent Sovern of Iowa AARP ended up with a big conflict and will be our October 4th speaker.

August in Review:
On August 2nd, Eric Tabor, the Chief of Staff to Attorney General Tom Miller. Spoke about the activities of the Attorney General’s Office and the many great benefits this office has brought to Iowans.

On August 16th, our speaker was Rob Schweers, Senior Communications Consultant from Wellmark Blue Cross Blue Shield. He discussed issues of health, health care costs and health insurance.

September 28, 2011

Des Moines Sertoma Club Newsletter: October 2011

The Des Moines Sertoma Club

Our first meeting is October 4th, with speaker Kent Sovern, Executive Director of AARP Iowa - he will discuss his organization and issues of interest at AARP. Kent%20Sovern%2C%20AARP.jpg
AARP is a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization with a membership that helps people age 50 and over have independence, choice and control in ways that are beneficial and affordable to them and society as a whole, ways that help people 50 and over improve their lives. Since 1958, AARP has been leading a revolution in the way people view and live life.

Saturday, October 15th Sertoma Club will be participating in I-235 Beautification Day that starts at 7:45am – 10am. If you are able to help, please email Craig Randall at craigrandall@iowarealty.com


Pam%20Carmicheal.bmp On October 18th our speaker will be Pam Carmichael, CEO of Home, inc. Which stands for Home Opportunities Made Easy Inc. (HOME Inc.), helping people with low incomes rent and buy affordable homes is important. So is making sure they’re well-educated about living in rental housing. Founded in 1967 as the first private, nonprofit housing organization in Des Moines, HOME Inc. runs a property program to develop or rehabilitate homes and a community housing services program to try to help people find housing either through its own home ownership model or through private rentals. The group provides educational classes as well as a place to call with general rental questions.

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