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Lifepoint Dental Partners offers fillings, cleanings and extractions during its annual free clinic. Beth Dalbey/Patch file photo
Avery Schlacter December 9, 2013 at 02:41 pm
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Beth Dalbey September 14, 2012 at 03:51 pm
Great job, West Des Moines volunteers!
Historic Valley Junction Foundation September 14, 2012 at 03:53 pm
This is indeed why we love West Des Moines!
Jim Miller September 14, 2012 at 03:55 pm
Kevin has been - and still is - a great supporter of this entire ward, district and neighborhood. HeRead More certainly doesn't have the most uncontroversial ward in the City. Thanks for all you do!
TaterSalad September 1, 2012 at 10:13 pm
#1 in the box office and yet the liberal press doesn't mention this documentary that Barack ObamaRead More does not want you to watch. I wonder why? http://www.breitbart.com/Big-Hollywood/2012/09/01/Box-Office-Spet-1-2012
Chewi Lockhart May 3, 2012 at 03:36 pm
The "whisperers" make me so angry! Loretta is an active angel among us. I am far from anRead More angel. So I would like to extend the sincerest desire that all the "whisperers" go choke on their own spite and venom.
Sue Kmet May 7, 2012 at 03:52 pm
I am Blessed to consider Loretta a friend. “Most frightening to me is how judgmental we haveRead More become, that we believe we have the right to tell people how to live their lives,” Sieman said. “I am in charge of my life, but I am not in charge of yours.” This quote is a perfect depiction of how she lives her life and encourages others to live theirs!
Susan Pfeil May 7, 2012 at 10:27 pm
For those of us (only slightly) younger, active women in the WDM and greater DSM community, we canRead More only hope to grow up to be just like Loretta! She is a gem and any one of us would hit the pinnacle of our existence if awarded a "Loretta" in our future. Thanks for all you do for everyone, Loretta. Well deserved!
Beth Dalbey October 12, 2011 at 07:54 pm
This is a cause very important to me, as I lost a dear friend to breast cancer. Most of us have beenRead More touched by this disease – either directly or indirectly, as I was. The bras are truly works of art. I hope you'll all support Bras for the Cause.
Marcia Wanamaker October 12, 2011 at 11:29 pm
Great photos, Beth! I also had several friends who I lost to breast cancer. Hopefully, these blogsRead More will encourage one woman to get a free mammogram who may not have been able to afford one. In turn, it could save a life.
Beth Dalbey October 7, 2011 at 12:39 pm
Too often, we only hear grumbling about 'kids today.' Haley and Ellie touched me with their humilityRead More and authentic desire to bring their neighborhood together and raise money for a good cause at the same time. I think there are many more good kids than kids who make poor choices. We want to hear about them at West Des Moines Patch.
Beth Dalbey October 6, 2011 at 01:08 pm
I enjoyed reporting and writing this story. What I liked most was the gratitude of the people whoRead More received free dental services and the generosity of volunteer dentists and assistants. As one man put it, they provided him with the help he needed in a way that allowed him to keep his dignity.
Brad November 4, 2011 at 02:51 pm
Deb is my mom and your generosity has definately changed her life. I can see the change everyday,Read More and she's always showing me how she can now eat foods the she couldn't before. Thank You!
Beth Dalbey October 6, 2011 at 01:06 pm
I have just cleaned my closet and plan to donate several bags of clothing to the Eddie Davis Center.Read More What about you?
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