YV Social at First American Bank  
Please join Young Variety for a social with Variety's board of directors on November 9th from 5:30 p.m. to 7:00 p.m. at First American Bank located at 12333 University Ave, Clive, IA 50325.
This event will feature an introduction to Variety and touch on the benefits of YV membership. We'll cover how VIPs (Very Interested Persons) help the cause and highlight upcoming events and volunteer opportunities for Young Variety.

Questions? Contact YV Membership Chair Christina Tim.  
Variety Black Tie - January 19
Mark your calendars and get your tickets today. 
Volunteer Opportunities
November 10 - 11: Iowa's Premier Beer, Wine & Food Expo
Volunteers are needed for the Beer, Wine, & Food Show! Tasks include helping bring wine to attendee's cars and assist by being stage hands (pouring beer/wine samples, handing out food samples). Learn more and sign up here.
Variety Star Playground - Now Open 

Variety has officially opened the all-inclusive Variety Star Playground in Noelridge Park, Cedar Rapids. Check out photos from the event here .  
Learn more about our latest campaign to build our third Variety Star Playground located in Des Moines' Riverview Park.  

New Year's Eve at the Tea Room  
10% of Ticket Sales to Benefit Variety 
Celebrate Great Gatsby style at The Tea Room on New Year's Eve to support Variety!  The night will include dancing to Final Mix, champagne toast at midnight, themed drinks, appetizers & desserts, live photographer with souvenir Polaroids, costume contest and a cash bar. 10% of all tickets sales will be donated to Variety. Learn more and purchase your tickets here 
Fareway Stores Round up Raises $57,000
 A big thank you to Fareway Food Stores and their customers for    raising nearly $57,000 during the 3rd annual Round up. The Round up ran October 2-21.  Top fundraising stores will host Bikes for Kids events this spring. 
Upcoming Events
  ChildServe Tour- January 9
Grant recipient tour and social.  
Bid on 20 of the most eligible guys and ladies from around Des Moines while mingling with other young professionals.  
  Mommy & Me: Sweetheart Dance - February 17   
Celebrate with your own little sweetheart(s) and enjoy dancing, capturing memories, sampling from appetizers & dessert buffet and a craft activity.
Savor Des Moines - April 14  
 Enjoy an evening of sampling signature food and drink from local restaurants, bars, and breweries. Attendees enjoy a night of socializing, winning prizes and voting on the best food and drink.