OMGDSM #002 – Because Des Moines

Despite a ton of positive press, Des Moines still seems to lack a strong identity, particularly on the national stage. We’ll talk to Ryan Crane and Maggie Carlson of New Leaders Council Des Moines about their leadership training institute, and a fundraiser celebrating all things uniquely Des Moines. Then we’ll ask reporter Josh Hafner about what it might take for Des Moines to move past being “nerdy hot.”

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OMGDSM #001 – Tomorrow

On April 22nd, the Des Moines Area Metropolitan Planning Organization unveiled The Tomorrow Plan, a blueprint for sustainable community development through the middle of the 21st century. We spoke to Senior Transportation Planner Bethany Wilcoxon to learn about the Plan, and its vision for the region. We also spoke about Bethany’s campaign to raise money for the Leukemia and Lymphoma Society.

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