Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families Grand Reopening

Posted 9/27/2019

​​​New Location is Next Door to DMACC Urban Campus

WHAT: The Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families has moved to a new location, next door to the DMACC Urban Campus.  The Grand Reopening will be held for the facility at 1171 7th St. in Des Moines. The Grand Reopening will feature complimentary hors d’oeuvres, tours of the new EDK facility and prizes.

The new location for the Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families is a 23,000 square foot building which will house new classrooms and two computer labs.  There will also be lab space for DMACC’s Youthbuild program, a conference area for up to 75 people and a student lounge area. 

WHO: Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families Director Marvin DeJear, DMACC President Rob Denson, Urban Campus Provost Anne Howsare Boyens, Greater Des Moines Community Foundation President Kristi Knous and United Way of Central Iowa President Elisabeth Buck will speak at the event, culminating with a ribbon cutting.

WHEN: Wednesday, October 2, 2019 from 2-4 p.m., Remarks begins at 2:30 p.m.   

WHERE: 1171 7th St., Des Moines

WHY: The Evelyn K. Davis Center for Working Families was established in 2012 by DMACC and the Des Moines Community Foundation to help connect people to their career goals and achieve financial stability.  By moving to the larger location, the EKD Center will increase its footprint to better serve not only the community but also the students and families of the DMACC Urban Campus.  

Contact:
Todd Jones, DMACC; (515) 964-6242 / cell (515) 238-8242
Dan Ivis, DMACC; (515) 965-7029 / cell (515) 238-5358

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