Des Moines Legacy Foundation Events
Des Moines Community WOWS! at 19th Annual Bayside Brunch 2018!!
All the great super heroes were represented at Bayside Brunch 2018, Sunday, November 4th at Anthony's Homeport in Des Moines. With our theme, Super
Heroes, Ninja Turtles, Batwoman, Superwoman, Superman, Mae West, The Joker.......we had them all and more in festive costumes to support this annual
FUNdraiser for Des Moines low income youth and seniors! in 2.5 hours the generous and caring crowd of 121 guests and volunteers raised over $20,000
for senior services programs and $14,125 for recreation scholarships for low income youth. Our "community defenders of justice" took home great silent,
live and raffle items, as well as restaurant gift certificates. Our BAM they are amazing!! goes as always to the staff at Anthony's Homeport, who
volunteer their time for this event, and provide their executive chef brunch buffet and complimentary champagne.
See Full Details and Photos From Bayside Brunch
Des Moines Walking Fun - The Walking Sunday!
Join Gary McNeil, Des Moines Legacy Foundation director, for monthly Sunday walks starting in May. Dates are the 3rd third Sunday of the month.
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. All walks are the 3rd Sunday of the month at 11:00 am. Walks are rain or shine. Dogs welcome.
The location and routes of the walks are subject to change, so updated information can be obtained from Meetup.com by searching for
Des Moines Waterland Walking Group, or by contacting me at 206-390-3184 and
04/15/18 11:00 am - Meet at Redondo pier on Redondo Beach Drive. We will walk along the boardwalk and up the hill into the neighborhood.
05/20/18 11:00 am - Meet at Des Moines Marina by the fishing pier and bathrooms in the northwest corner of the parking lot. Parking fees are required to park at the marina, available at the gate. We will walk the 2 1/4 mile Des Moines Creek Trail, then return to the marina for a total of about 4 ½ miles.
06/17/18 11:00 am - Meet at Saltwater State Park (25205 8th Pl S in Des Moines), in the upper parking lot next to the gate. A daily state park pass or an annual Discover Pass is required to park. We will walk up to Sonju Gardens and learn about the community gardens, then return to Saltwater Park.
LOCAL NBA PLAYER PARTNERS WITH VILLAGE CONCEPTS TO BUILD $23 MILLION ASSISTED LIVING FACILITY IN DES MOINES
Former NBA Player and South Sound Standout Brian Scalabrine and Village Concepts are Bringing The Adriana to Des Moines This Fall
Recently , construction broke ground on The Adriana, the newest in the Village Concepts series of community-focused retirement and assisted living communities.
The $23 million project is scheduled to break ground this September in Des Moines, Washington.
The Adriana will be co-owned by Brian Scalabrine, a former NBA Boston Celtics player, Highline College student and elder care advocate. The project is named
after his two daughters, Elliana and Adria. Scalabrine and Village Concepts share a common mission; to provide outstanding housing for seniors where they can
feel comfortable, valued, and safe. At Village Concepts, a family business, this philosophy has been passed down to Chief Executive Officer Stuart Brown,
the third in a line of strong advocates for the elderly and those in need of assisted living facilities.
Last week, Village Concepts donated $32,000 to the Des Moines Legacy Foundation for the Des Moines/Normandy Park senior center's programs and services.
"We're honored to become a part of the fabric of the growing Des Moines community," said Stuart Brown, Village Concepts CEO. "We're excited to offer the Adriana
as the premier community retirement location in the Des Moines area."
The opening of The Adriana will help fulfill the need for affordable housing for seniors and contribute to the revitalization goals of Des Moines' marina
district. Residents of the new assisted living facility will be able to stroll through the nearby Saltwater State Park, visit the public library or take
classes at Highline Community College. The Adriana will feature 119 units spanning across five stories and is slated to open fall of 2016.
Community Supports Seniors and Youth at 16th Annual Bayside Brunch
Bayside Brunch, the biggest fundraiser the Des Moines Legacy Foundation hosts for senior and youth programs, it was a SATURDAY NIGHT LIVE HALLOWEEN SPECIAL
with costumes galore and plenty of action for great Not Ready for Prime Time raffles, Roseann Roseanna Danna's restaurants and Steve Martin Mystery Bags!
All past Make A Difference paddle raises were topped this year with a whopping $15,475 raised for recreation scholarships for low income youth. Senior
programs and services benefited with approximately $12,000 raised.
As always, Anthony's HomePort, our major sponsor and partner, provided their outstanding executive chef brunch, complimentary champagne, volunteer wait
staff and equipment/materials support.
We thank the following "That's the Ticket!" 2015 Bayside Brunch sponsors:
WEEKEND UPDATE SPONSOR- $2,000
Budd Gould and Anthony's Restaurants
NOT READY FOR PRIME TIME SPONSOR- $1,500
Snure Law Office, PSC
CELEBRITY HOST SPONSOR- $1,000
Marks and Marks, C.P. A.'s
MUSICAL GUEST SPONSORS-$500
Normandy Park Senior Living
EdwardJones- Doug Myers
Stafford Healthcare- Des Moines
Wesley Homes- Des Moines, LLC
PAC Stainless, Ltd
State Farm Insurance-Char Schulz
Sue Padden and Noel Morgan
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.