Des Moines Legacy Foundation Events

BAYSIDE BRUNCH Save The Date November 1st
For our 16th annual champagne brunch and festivities, the BAYSIDE BRUNCH at Anthony's HomePort in Des Moines SUNDAY, NOV. 1, 2015 9:30 am - Noon. $75 per person. Proceeds benefit Senior Services and Youth Recreation for the Des Moines community. A SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE... HALLOWEEN SPECIAL!

CLICK HERE TO ORDER YOUR BRUNCH SEATS TODAY! RAFFLE TICKETS TOO! Deadline to order RSVP' s and raffle tickets online is 5pm, Monday, October 26th.

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(Contact us to help sponsor)

Anthony's Restaurants

Snure Law Office

Marks and Marks, C.P. A.'s

Normandy Park Senior Living
EdwardJones- Doug Myers
Panattoni Development
Stafford Healthcare
Wesley Homes

Sharpline Financial
PAC Stainless
Sue Padden & Noel Morgan

Des Moines Walking Fun!
Join Gary McNeil, Des Moines Legacy Foundation director, for monthly Sunday walks starting in September. Dates are the 3rd Sunday of the month: 9/29, 10/18, 11/15, and 12/20. Walkers meet at the base of the Des Moines marina fishing pier. Walks vary in length and difficulty around the Des Moines community and will not exceed 4 miles. Walks are rain or shine. Dogs welcome. For more information call 206-870-6527.

Our nutrition program volunteers are HAPPY with our new 2015 Vulcan Stove purchased with Bayside Brunch Funds by the Des Moines Legacy Foundation. Installed Sunday, May 3, at Des Moines/Normandy Park Senior Activity Center, the new stove replaces a 1964 stove that was way past its prime to cook daily nutritious meals for seniors sixty and older. THANK YOU DES MOINES LEGACY FOUNDATION AND TO ALL OF OUR BAYSIDE BRUNCH SUPPORTERS…..especially Anthony's HomePort!!

Vegas Lights Casino Night 2015
Once again the Des Moines Legacy Foundation has put the FUN in fundraising.

The thump of rolling dice and periodic shouts of "21" echoed throughout the Des Moines Field House as partygoers enjoyed games of chance at the 2015 Casino Night.

The games were followed by both silent and live auctions for the more serious purpose of raising scholarship funds for needy kids to participate in the activities and programs of our Des Moines Parks, Recreation and Senior Services department.

There was some serious eating, too, thanks to the fabulous heavy hors d'oeuvres from Lavish Roots and luscious desserts from the Dessert Dash.

Event coordinator Yvonne Nutting and the crew of volunteers for the event say "thanks" to all the generous people who came together to display their commitment to helping kids.

For those who were unable to attend but still want to help the kids can donate at the foundation by clicking the Donate button at the top of the website.

And don't miss our next great FUNdraiser! Save the date for our 16th annual Bayside Brunch coming on November 1st.

The 50/50 Raffle Winner was Rick Scott! He graciously donated all of his winnings back to the Foundation!

Legacy Works Awards were giving to the following long time sponsors:

Snure Law Office, PSC- 15 years
Budd Gould and Anthonys Restaurants- 15 years
Marks and Marks C.P. A's- 14 years
Hunting, Fisher, and Co., P.S., C.P.A's- 11 years
Edward Jones- Doug Myers- 11 years
Wesley Homes- 10 years
State Farm Insurance/Char Schulz- 8 years.

Legacy Works Awards were also presented to long time guests, committee members and volunteers:

Norma Somers-14 years
Vicky and Jim Polhamus-14 years
Chris and Steve Odachowski-14 years
Dave Kaplan-12 years
Nancy Warren and T.M. Sell- 12 years
Mary Jo Rulffes- 13 years auction procurement
Georgie Nupen- Most VIP tables
Carmen Scott- 15 years of Inspiration
Michelle Fawcett- 13 years of volunteering at the event

More information will be provided soon on the proceeds net from this annual event.