Moose & Mu Psi

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The Des Moines – Central Iowa Alumni Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi held it’s monthly happy hour on November 18. Six brothers were in attendance including some new faces to the alumni chapter scene.

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Most everyone was in agreement that the Flying Moose was a pretty sweet bar. There were good deals and frozen pizza that was tasty (but make sure the cheese doesn’t fall off your slice). Members in attendance discussed holiday gift ideas, and proved it’s a small world since multiple people realized they had mutual friends or some other connection.
Coming up in December is the annual holiday party (ugly Christmas sweater theme as usual) so mark your calendars for 12/13.

5 Members of the alumni chapter traveled to Ames on November 20 to participate on an alumni panel at a regularly scheduled meeting of the Mu Psi Chapter at Iowa State. The panelists had fun and the collegiates seemed pleased with the panel discussion. Of course, panel members had a celebratory dinner afterwards at La Fuente.

Des Moines had made big news recently because it was chosen to host NCAA Men’s Tournament Basketball Games in 2016. Des Moines has previously hosted NCAA Women’s Basketball, NCAA Men’s Wrestling, and NCAA Track & Field.

Interesting tidbits from the Des Moines City Source Newsletter below:
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November Happy Hour Next Week, past events

Don’t forget to bookmark your calendar for next week. The November Happy Hour with the Des Moines – Central Iowa Alumni Chapter of Delta Sigma Pi is Tuesday, November 18. Starting around 5:30 pm head over to The Flying Moose (8980 Hickman, Clive). Many of the local Deltasig alum will be gathering for some pre-holiday season spirits. Don’t let this opportunity fly by… this is a moose see event!

Recently 9 alumni joined approximately 50 collegiates at the Great Plains Regional Conference. Held at CDS Global in Des Moines on November 8, the conference had informational sessions, networking, and fun activities.

Speed Networking

Speed Networking

Back in October members of the Des Moines – Central Iowa Alumni Chapter joined with the Alpha Iota Chapter at Drake University for a jointly sponsored professional event: a tour of Confluence Brewing Company. Connoisseurs of fine, craft beer and the less knowledgable alike enjoyed the brewery tour and hearing about the brewing process and business of a tap room and brewing/distributing.

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Des Moines had many mentions in a series of articles published in The National Journal. One of the articles was titled, “Do the Most Hipster Thing Possible – Move to Des Moines”.