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  • Fuse DSM - Your Chamber of Commerce

    At FuseDSM, we focus on intentional networking within our community to promote education, business relationships and buying local. Best part, you can try us on without being a member by simply following our blog.

    Every year, FuseDSM, Your Chamber of Commerce, looks forward to our annual golf tournament, FORE! On August 28, we are moving FOREward with our golf tournament in order to provide a day of outdoor fun and opportunities for building our community.

    Did you know the average American travels 25 hours per week and 70% of their waking hours outside of the house?*

    With your FuseDSM Membership, there is also an affiliate membership provided to the DSM Partnership. This month, the focus of DSM Partnership Perks are below:

    As Des Moines continues to rapidly develop forward, it’s easy to miss the historic significance of one of the best examples of a “streetcar suburb”. The Parks Area Foundation was incorporated as a nonprofit organization in 1998 to represent the historic areas of Highland Park, Oak Park, and Union Park neighborhoods

    You may have heard the old saying, “Everyone is for change as long as they don’t have to make a change!” It’s so true. For many of us a change, no matter how small, can be difficult, overwhelming and stressful.

    Tucked away at the edge of the Historic Union Park sits a gem of a patio bar, Captain Roy’s. Situated right next to the Neil Smith bike trail, and the birdland marina, Captain Roy’s is a perfect oasis for outdoor enthusiasts and local beer connoisseurs.

    Many small business owners have responded to the challenges of our current economic condition in innovative ways in order to survive. Now more than ever, we can see the importance of having an emergency fund for your business.

    Direct response marketing is a marketing that demands a direct response from your potential customers. This type of marketing is used to answer questions, present your branding, products and the reason you do what you do. Customers love this, as they are offered the opportunity to response, whether that be in the way of signing up for a newsletter, posting a comment on your site or blog, or purchasing a product from you.

    We all know State Farm’s reputation for being the #1 Auto Insurance Provider, but at Walford Insurance, James is leading the way into finding your smart money. Beyond being a one stop shop for your home, auto and life insurance, James and his team take the extra steps to create a plan that not only helps you save, but invest into your future.

    When designing a home theater there are many things to consider to have an excellent sounding room as well as a beautiful looking one. Sometimes compromises must be made due to room limitations or aesthetic choices but that doesn’t mean your theater can’t sound better than the cinema in the comfort of your own home. I want to review some of the things I commonly see done that are excellent practices and some things that…. aren’t.

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