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Community Information

This web page is intended to provide you with information about the Des Moines area and communities surrounding it. 

Grand View Mission and Overview
Get to know more about Grand View, who we are and what we strive to accomplish.

Cultural Diversity
Check out Grand View's web page for Multicultural Diversity and find links to the websites of Des Moines-based organizations that connect with diverse populations.

Greater Des Moines Partnership
Use the cost of living calculator to learn more about life in Des Moines.  Check out the calendar and list of seasonal and year-round attractions, as well as read blogs from DSM residents, and learn more about area schools.  Also find information on area businesses and economic development.

City of Des Moines
Find specific information for residents and visitors pertaining to housing services, community development, business and much more, including government information, business links and city departments. 

Des Moines Area Association of Realtors
Browse this site for information on Des Moines housing, which includes housing statistics, information on schools and communities.

Wikipedia Entry For Des Moines
Use this online encyclopedia site to find quick history, demograpics and climate information.  You will also find more about the Des Moines economy, culture, government and education.

Des Moines Services and Attractions
Explore various services – such as financial institutions and hospitals – and attractions of all kinds – shopping and restaurants, activities and recreation.

KCCI-TV Local News
Access KCCI, a local news station, for up-to-date news, weather, sports, and more.

Medical Facilities
A list of locations and contact information for area medical facilities.

Downtown Des Moines 
This Web site will provide an abundance of information on area arts and culture, as well as upcoming events, theatre shows, and different varieties of cuisine.

Des Moines Hotels
Feel free to explore hotel accommodations in Des Moines using any of the web-based reservation services.  Click here for one option. 

Des Moines Quick Links