Tagged with 'des moines legacy foundation'

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates to Y.E.T.I. youth organization

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates to Y.E.T.I. youth organization

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation announced this week that they have approved an application from Youth Experimental Training Institute (Y.E.T.I.) received in April of this year for additional funding. Y.E.T.I.... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates $4,000 to Meals on Wheels

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates $4,000 to Meals on Wheels

For the second time in 10 years, the Des Moines Legacy Foundation has donated funds to the King County Meals on Wheels program for Des Moines homebound seniors in need of nutritious meals – this year,... [Read more]

Saturday will mark the one-year anniversary of Des Moines ‘Parkrun’

Saturday will mark the one-year anniversary of Des Moines ‘Parkrun’

This Saturday (June 8) will mark the one-year anniversary of Des Moines weekly ‘Parkrun.’ The Des Moines Legacy Foundation contributed $5,000 to launch this effort to provide both a healthful... [Read more]

Patrice Thorell honored with 2019 Legacy Award

Patrice Thorell honored with 2019 Legacy Award

At Saturday’s dedication ceremony for the new Marinascope sculpture, longtime resident Patrice Thorell was honored with the 2019 Legacy Award from the Des Moines Legacy Foundation. Below is a photo... [Read more]

Iconic new Marinascope dedicated at Des Moines’ South Marina Park

Iconic new Marinascope dedicated at Des Moines’ South Marina Park

Artist George C. Scott at Saturday’s unveiling of his Marinascope sculpture. Saturday’s (May 11) dedication of internationally renowned glass artist George C. Scott’s latest artwork came,... [Read more]

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates $3,000 to local music program

Des Moines Legacy Foundation donates $3,000 to local music program

The board of directors of the Des Moines Legacy Foundation voted at their March meeting to approve a $3,000 grant to provide free to low cost music lessons to the Key to Change program in Des Moines... [Read more]

After 23 years, Patrice Thorell is leaving a lasting legacy for Des Moines

After 23 years, Patrice Thorell is leaving a lasting legacy for Des Moines

Patrice Thorell, right, helping local Artist George C. Scott with his new ‘Marinascope.’ By Scott Schaefer Patrice Thorell, who retired as the Director of Parks, Recreation and Senior Services... [Read more]

Legacy Foundation helps build wheelchair ramps, steps for low income seniors

Legacy Foundation helps build wheelchair ramps, steps for low income seniors

At the February 2019 meeting of the Des Moines Legacy Foundation, board members voted to approve a grant for $5,000 submitted by Grace in ACTION for the construction of wheelchair ramps, and home step... [Read more]

Legacy Foundation awards $2,000 to Medical Teams International Dental Van

Legacy Foundation awards $2,000 to Medical Teams International Dental Van

Continuing into their third decade of helping to make Des Moines a better community through parks, recreation and senior services, the Des Moines Legacy Foundation will be awarding $2,000 to the Grace... [Read more]

<I>Marinascope</i> sculpture installed at south end of Des Moines Marina

Marinascope sculpture installed at south end of Des Moines Marina

Artist George C. Scott demonstrates the size of the sculpture. The sculpture body is lifted into place with a forklift by the Des Moines Marina crew. Des Moines Marina crew member Pat Wolfram applies adhesive... [Read more]

After outside review, City will totally separate from Legacy Foundation

After outside review, City will totally separate from Legacy Foundation

Des Moines City Attorney Tim George By Jack Mayne Donations collected by the Des Moines Legacy Foundation intended to aid in the support of the city’s Parks and Recreation Department were not always... [Read more]

Des Moines Community WOWS! at Bayside Brunch, raising over $34,000!

Des Moines Community WOWS! at Bayside Brunch, raising over $34,000!

The Des Moines Community WOWed! at the 2018 Bayside Brunch, raising over $34,000 onSunday, Nov. 4. Here’s more from our friends at the Des Moines Legacy Foundation: All the great Superheroes were... [Read more]

Tickets are going fast for the 2018 Bayside Brunch, coming this Sunday!

Tickets are going fast for the 2018 Bayside Brunch, coming this Sunday!

Tickets are going fast for the 2018 Bayside Brunch, coming this Sunday, Nov. 4. Join us for Anthony’s Homeport’s fantastic brunch, plus auctions and raffles to raise money to support Des Moines’... [Read more]

See George C Scott’s new sculpture ‘Kaleidoscope’ on Saturday, Oct. 6

See George C Scott’s new sculpture ‘Kaleidoscope’ on Saturday, Oct. 6

The Des Moines Legacy Foundation and renowned Artist George C Scott are collaborating to create a new sculpture – “Kaleidoscope” – funded by the Port of Seattle’s ACE grant program... [Read more]

SAVE THE DATE: Legacy Foundation’s Bayside Brunch fundraiser will be Nov. 4

SAVE THE DATE: Legacy Foundation’s Bayside Brunch fundraiser will be Nov. 4

Save the date – Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018! The Bayside Brunch is just around the corner – Sunday, Nov. 4, 2018 – and with this year’s theme, you won’t want to miss it. “It’s going to be faster... [Read more]

Senior Center Director Sue Padden says she’s innocent, now retired after 22 years

Senior Center Director Sue Padden says she’s innocent, now retired after 22 years

By Jack Mayne When Des Moines City Manager Michael Matthias personally and publicly ordered longtime Senior Services Director Sue Padden out of the senior center at lunch hour on June 14 – just days... [Read more]