Events & News

Hello IFMA Central Iowa Members,

Upcoming Event:
JULY 14, 2021
– Tour of Hotel Fort Des Moines
Click here to view Eventbrite page for more information!

Tour of Hotel Fort Des Moines – July 13, 2021

by admin_jennifer | Published July 16, 2021

IFMA Central Iowa members and guests got an “Inside Peek” at the renovation work being completed at Hotel Fort Des Moines Curio Collection by Hilton. The Hotel is being renovated to return to the 1919 architectural design work of Proudfit & Bird Architects, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The theme focuses on numerous historical moments in Des Moines as they relate to events that have taken place at Hotel Fort Des Moines.

2021 MEMBER APPRECIATION CELEBRATION – June 8, 2021

by admin_jennifer | Published June 10, 2021

Chapter members and friends met June 8th at Wellman’s Pub and Rooftop in West Des Moines to enjoy conversation and talk about Central Iowa Chapter member benefits and upcoming events. 2021 Chapter officers were also installed: President – Kevin Nicolet, Vice President – Kirstin Baer-Harding, Secretary/Treasurer – Tony Schmalz, and Past President – Lisa Schettler.

2021 Golf Outing Charity – Meals for the Heartland

by admin_jennifer | Published April 22, 2021

Steering Committee Members Package Food at ‘Meals for the Heartland’, this year’s Golf Outing Charity.

MEMBER SOCIAL at Pole Position in Grimes – February 11, 2020

by admin_jennifer | Published February 19, 2020

Liz Nead Presents ‘Active Leadership: The Climb of My Life!’ – September 10 at The Baker Group

by admin_jennifer | Published September 20, 2019

IFMA Central Iowa members and guests were captivated by Liz Nead’s presentation ‘Active Leadership: The Climb of My Life’!                        A skilled story-teller, Liz’s combination of photos and inspirational description of her journey transported us to her climb of Mt Kilimanjaro.  Liz shared how Sherpas demonstrated awesome leadership skills in making this adventure both achievable and life changing. Liz’s focus points for this presentation are valuable for everyday challenges and personal growth

                                                                                           1. Set a stretch Goal 

                                                                                           2. Everyone wins 

                        3. Buy the ticket

4. Transformation starts now

5. Stretch goals = stretch planning   

                                                                    6. Find the pace of excellence   

7. Passionate partnership is inspiring   

8. All you have is now

 

 

Learn more about Liz at:  liznead.com

JOPPA Tour – July 2019

by admin_jennifer | Published July 31, 2019

Members & Friends of Central Iowa IFMA experienced first hand the unique design of JOPPA homes providing an independent and sustainable housing alternative for individuals in the Greater Des Moines area. As our ‘charitable organization recipient’ from our annual Golf Outing, IFMA Central Iowa Chapter presented JOPPA with a gift of $850.00.

JOPPA’s mission is to provide funded, built, finished & decorated individual housing units along with community facilities for homeless individuals and offers ‘A Safe Place for Every Citizen on our Commnity’.

MEMBER APPRECIATION Jasper Winery – June 25, 2019

by admin_jennifer | Published July 2, 2019

Members of IFMA Central Iowa chapter gathered at Jasper Winery to celebrate our recent accomplishments and discss our future goals and activities.                                                                                                                                                                                                           Past-President Denny Statler presented the Oath of Office to our Chapter Officers for 2019-2020.

                     President: Vickie Quinones, Jones Lange LaSalle                                                                                                                                                 Vice President: Lisa Schettler, Shive-Hattery                                                                                                                                                         Treasurer: Tony Schmalz, T&M Services  

Tour of Krause Gateway Center – April 16, 2019

by admin_jennifer | Published April 18, 2019

IFMA Central Iowa members and friends toured Krause Gateway Center designed by renowned Italan architeture firm Renzo Building Workshop, OPN Architects and Confluence along with interior furniture and planning provided by Saxton and move management by Jones Lang LaSalle. This 159,000 SF five story building features glass prominenty on all sides to provide transparency and light throughout for all employees. The structure includes an art collection, collaborative work environment, oudoor meeting space, multi-purpose room for large groups, fitness room, game room, and underground parking.

Tour of Federal Home Loan Bank – March 12, 2019

by admin_jennifer | Published April 18, 2019

IFMA Central Iowa members and friends gathered to tour Federal Home Loan Bank’s new location on March 12, 2019. 

This renovated structure was the creation of a team of professionals including Substance Architecture, Jones Lang LaSalle & Pigott.  FHB staff focused on a design that promotes teamwork and collaboration to create a cultural tansformation that supports character, intention, and inspiration.

 

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Tour of Hotel Fort Des Moines – July 13, 2021

by admin_jennifer | Published July 16, 2021

IFMA Central Iowa members and guests got an “Inside Peek” at the renovation work being completed at Hotel Fort Des Moines Curio Collection by Hilton. The Hotel is being renovated to return to the 1919 architectural design work of Proudfit & Bird Architects, and is listed on the National Register of Historic Places. The theme focuses on numerous historical moments in Des Moines as they relate to events that have taken place at Hotel Fort Des Moines.

2021 MEMBER APPRECIATION CELEBRATION – June 8, 2021

by admin_jennifer | Published June 10, 2021

Chapter members and friends met June 8th at Wellman’s Pub and Rooftop in West Des Moines to enjoy conversation and talk about Central Iowa Chapter member benefits and upcoming events. 2021 Chapter officers were also installed: President – Kevin Nicolet, Vice President – Kirstin Baer-Harding, Secretary/Treasurer – Tony Schmalz, and Past President – Lisa Schettler.

2021 Golf Outing Charity – Meals for the Heartland

by admin_jennifer | Published April 22, 2021

Steering Committee Members Package Food at ‘Meals for the Heartland’, this year’s Golf Outing Charity.

MEMBER SOCIAL at Pole Position in Grimes – February 11, 2020

by admin_jennifer | Published February 19, 2020

Liz Nead Presents ‘Active Leadership: The Climb of My Life!’ – September 10 at The Baker Group

by admin_jennifer | Published September 20, 2019

IFMA Central Iowa members and guests were captivated by Liz Nead’s presentation ‘Active Leadership: The Climb of My Life’!                        A skilled story-teller, Liz’s combination of photos and inspirational description of her journey transported us to her climb of Mt Kilimanjaro.  Liz shared how Sherpas demonstrated awesome leadership skills in making this adventure both achievable and life changing. Liz’s focus points for this presentation are valuable for everyday challenges and personal growth

                                                                                           1. Set a stretch Goal 

                                                                                           2. Everyone wins 

                        3. Buy the ticket

4. Transformation starts now

5. Stretch goals = stretch planning   

                                                                    6. Find the pace of excellence   

7. Passionate partnership is inspiring   

8. All you have is now

 

 

Learn more about Liz at:  liznead.com

JOPPA Tour – July 2019

by admin_jennifer | Published July 31, 2019

Members & Friends of Central Iowa IFMA experienced first hand the unique design of JOPPA homes providing an independent and sustainable housing alternative for individuals in the Greater Des Moines area. As our ‘charitable organization recipient’ from our annual Golf Outing, IFMA Central Iowa Chapter presented JOPPA with a gift of $850.00.

JOPPA’s mission is to provide funded, built, finished & decorated individual housing units along with community facilities for homeless individuals and offers ‘A Safe Place for Every Citizen on our Commnity’.

MEMBER APPRECIATION Jasper Winery – June 25, 2019

by admin_jennifer | Published July 2, 2019

Members of IFMA Central Iowa chapter gathered at Jasper Winery to celebrate our recent accomplishments and discss our future goals and activities.                                                                                                                                                                                                           Past-President Denny Statler presented the Oath of Office to our Chapter Officers for 2019-2020.

                     President: Vickie Quinones, Jones Lange LaSalle                                                                                                                                                 Vice President: Lisa Schettler, Shive-Hattery                                                                                                                                                         Treasurer: Tony Schmalz, T&M Services  

Tour of Krause Gateway Center – April 16, 2019

by admin_jennifer | Published April 18, 2019

IFMA Central Iowa members and friends toured Krause Gateway Center designed by renowned Italan architeture firm Renzo Building Workshop, OPN Architects and Confluence along with interior furniture and planning provided by Saxton and move management by Jones Lang LaSalle. This 159,000 SF five story building features glass prominenty on all sides to provide transparency and light throughout for all employees. The structure includes an art collection, collaborative work environment, oudoor meeting space, multi-purpose room for large groups, fitness room, game room, and underground parking.

Tour of Federal Home Loan Bank – March 12, 2019

by admin_jennifer | Published April 18, 2019

IFMA Central Iowa members and friends gathered to tour Federal Home Loan Bank’s new location on March 12, 2019. 

This renovated structure was the creation of a team of professionals including Substance Architecture, Jones Lang LaSalle & Pigott.  FHB staff focused on a design that promotes teamwork and collaboration to create a cultural tansformation that supports character, intention, and inspiration.

 

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