Monday, September 23, 2019

Photos from our August meeting.

Programs for 2019-2020

Programs for 2019-20

All meetings are on Thursday at Forte’ Banquet and Conference Center, 615 Third Street south door, on the fourth Thursday of each month-with these exceptions: November, no meeting; December, the second Thursday.       

Program…………………...10:30 a.m.
Lunch……………………...11:30 a.m.
Business Meeting…………Noon

Reservations and Cancellations call   
Dee Fleischacker, 515-221-2759
or Liz Benjamin, 515-957-9397

Cancellations must be made by 9:00 p.m. on Monday of the meeting week or a charge will be mandatory.

Carpooling will save parking spaces

Reminder: If classes for Des Moines Public Schools are canceled for weather conditions on the day of a DMARSPA meeting we will not meet.

September 26, 2019           Dreams and Detours                                                                                                     Mike Pace

October 2-3, 2019               IRSPA State Conference and
Annual Meeting

October 24, 2019                The Era of Streetcars in
                                             Des Moines
                                             Earl Short

November                            No Meeting

December 12, 2019            Golden Oldies Barbershop Quartet
                                             Gift Exchange
  Book donations to Storybook Project

January 23, 2020                Jappa Helping the Homeless
                                             Laura Williamson
February 27, 2020              Iowa POW’s IN WWII
                                            Chad Timm

March 26, 2020                    Slater Area Historical Museum

April 23, 2020                      History of Younkers
                                             Vicki Ingham
                                                Scholarship winners announced
                                                Food Bank of Iowa cash donations                    
May 28, 2020                      Des Moines Police Department
                                            Chief Dana Wingert
                                                DMARSPA dues are due

June 25, 2020                    This is Iowa
                                            Eric Hanson
                                               Newly Retired School Personnel Recognition
                                                    DMARSPA dues are due

July 23, 2020                     The Culture Buzz on KFMG
                                           John Busbee
                                                Turn in Volunteer Hours

August 27, 2020               Blue Birds of Iowa
                                          Joel Van Runkel
                                             Officer Installation
                                                  School Supply Donations
                                                  IRSPA Dues are due

Saturday, January 30, 2016

Getting The Word Out

If you know of someone who is recently retired or soon to retire, send an email with their address to and we will get a brochure to them.