The FuseDSM Non-Profit Forum is a group of chamber members representing non-profits and associations who meet monthly for two hours to discuss issues impacting their organization, creating a larger unified impact on members of our community.
**MEMBERS ONLY- please contact the
Meetings are held the third Wednesday of every month.
August 21, 2019 / 8:00am-10:00am
Dart Central Station / 620 Cherry Street, Des Moines
: MOXIE (Member Owners eXchange Information & Experience) is a group of member business Owners/Presidents who meet monthly to discuss issues impacting their businesses.
This is exclusive to MEMBERS ONLY Business Owners/Presidents. If you would like to join this group, please contact the Chamber to attend:
August 28, 2019 / 8:15am-10:00am
LifeServe Blood Center / 431 E. Locust St., Des Moines
Firestarters are the spark and energy our chamber needs to ignite growth and prosperity for our members while exploring new businesses to inspire. They are our advocates. They are passionate and authentic. They are the Ambassadors for our membership!
This meeting is for current Firestarters only.
August 29, 2019 / 11:30am-1:00pm
Barattas / 2320 S. Union Street, Des Moines
September Monthly Luncheon
Speaker- Michelle Book
Topic- Food Insecurity: Causes, Impacts, and Solutions
Food insecurity is not a rural or urban issue – it affects all communities. Join us for a discussion on the impacts of food insecurity within communities, what led us to our current state, some of the biggest challenges facing our neighbors, and the role food banks play in helping to reduce the impacts of food insecurity.
A little about Michelle~
Michelle Book began her role as president and CEO of the Food Bank of Iowa on February 1, 2016. Food Bank of Iowa procures free and reduced cost food to help 175,000 food insecure Iowans across 55 counties in Iowa’s central corridor and southeast corner. Earlier in her career, Michelle worked at MidAmerican Energy, John Deere, and DuPont Pioneer.
September 10, 2019 / 11:15am-1:00pm
Holiday Inn Downtown / 1050 6th Ave., Des Moines
Business Happy Hour with FuseDSM
Please join us for a business after hours at Prairie Hills Des Moines to mingle with friends, enjoy wine and appetizers while you mingle with our Chamber Members of FuseDSM.
September 24, 2019 / 4pm-6pm
Prairie Hills Des Moines / 5815 SE 27th Street, Des Moines