DAC Rallies Behind Plaza Lanes

The Douglas Avenue Coalition was saddened to learn of the fire at Plaza Lanes. Randy Thompson and his family have provided countless hours of entertainment for our community over the decades and our thoughts and prayers go out to them. We were excited, but not surprised, to learn that Randy already intends to build a […]

DAC Featured in City Source

Did you catch the Douglas Avenue portion of the Des Moines City Source Winter 2017 Edition? Here it is:  

Douglas Avenue Featured on KCCI

Did you catch us on KCCI news? KCCI Channel 8 News featured the Douglas Avenue Coalition on Wednesday, November 8th during the 6 o’clock news! Our efforts along Douglas Avenue were the lead story that night. Two of our DAC executive board members, Brian O’Leary (President) and Charles Hill (Vice President) were interviewed on camera. […]

DAC to host public meeting Oct 25

The Douglas Avenue Coalition will host a public meeting Tuesday, October 25, 6:30 – 8:00 pm, at Plaza Lanes (in the VIP Suite) The address is 2701 Douglas Avenue. The public is invited to bring their ideas, hear about DAC’s progress over the last year, and get involved in the coalition’s mission to make the […]

DAC receives $5,000 community betterment grant

Polk County officials have announced that the Douglas Avenue Coalition is the recipient of a $5,000 community betterment grant. Funds from the grant will be used to produce and distribute literature to existing and prospective businesses in order to build support for DAC’s various initiatives. This is a critical first step to building a comprehensive […]

DAC to meet June 28

The Douglas Avenue Coalition’s next meeting will be held Tuesday, June 28, at Trophy’s inside Plaza Lanes. The meeting will start at 6:30 pm.

DAC to meet January 26

The Douglas Avenue Coalition will hold its first meeting of 2016 on Tuesday, January 26, at Trophy’s Sports Bar. Everyone is welcome. Updates will be given on the progress of the streetscape proposal, the continuing work to attract new businesses to the corridor, and the pursuit of a community betterment grant from Polk County.