Awards and Recognition 


Volunteer Group Award from Iowa Parks and Recreation Assoc., March 2019. “In recognition of outstanding, dedicated and unselfish service…”

State Historical Society of Iowa Adrian D. Anderson Award 2013. Preservation Project of Merit (renovation of 3600 6th Ave., Des Moines)

The American Planning Association, Iowa Chapter
Grassroots Initiative Award 2015

Local Awards
City of Des Moines Parks and Recreation
Volunteer Group of the Year 2016

City of Des Moines Excellence in Historic Preservation Award 2011. For Commercial Interior/Exterior Rehabilitation of 3600 6th Ave.


FuseDSM Chamber of Commerce

2019 Non-Profit of the Year

Accepting the State of Iowa Historic Preservation Award.

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