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Tuesday, May 21, 2024
Multiple infrastructure improvements are planned or underway in Beaverdale. Urbandale Avenue near the Beaver Tap, looking east The Des Moines city... Read more
Sunday, May 12, 2024
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Monday, May 6, 2024
Test Your Mental Acumen and Earn a Chance for Free Prizes at the BNA Carving Quest on the Afternoon of June 8, 2024 On Saturday, June 8, 2024, from 1-4pm, the Beaverdale Neighborhood Association is... Read more
Monday, May 6, 2024
SCRUB is a free service provided by Des Moines Public Works and Metro Waste Authority, in conjunction with local neighborhood associations.  At SCRUB sites, Des... Read more
Monday, May 6, 2024
The Beaverdale Neighborhood Association is hosting a one-of-a-kind service event starting in May and lasting into June. The Beaverdale Big Event provides... Read more
Monday, April 29, 2024
Board of Directors Minutes February 1, 2024 Location: Fishman Law Firm   In attendance: Officers: President Marcus Coenen, Treasurer Jay Cox-Kozel,... Read more
Wednesday, April 24, 2024
The Des Moines Zoning Board of Adjustment has approved a plan to construct a cellphone tower behind the Acanthus Lodge at 4133 Urbandale Avenue. The approval comes with... Read more
Wednesday, April 24, 2024
In Attendance Don Piper, Isaac Lafleur, Bill Gray, Sasha Kamper, Brent Millis, Cindy Smith, Kevin Moser Items Discussed · Instagram update · Beaverdale Big... Read more
Saturday, April 20, 2024
Update on April 20, 2024: City staff has recommended approval of construction of a cellphone tower behind the Acanthus Lodge on Urbandale Avenue.  Staff... Read more
Friday, April 19, 2024
The Des Moines Register has published a useful article on how to spend a perfect day in Beaverdale. The online story, originally published in late... Read more
Tuesday, April 16, 2024
The annual Beaverdale Neighborhood Association Bluegrass Festival is scheduled for Saturday, July 20th, in Tower Park. Join us in beautiful Tower Park,... Read more
Thursday, April 11, 2024
Update on April 20, 2024: City staff has recommended approval of construction of a cellphone tower behind the Acanthus Lodge on Urbandale Avenue.  Staff... Read more
Monday, April 8, 2024
  Board of Directors Minutes March 7, 2024 Location: Fishman Law Firm   In attendance: Officers: President Dave Busiek, Treasurer Jay Cox-Kozel, Secretary Craig... Read more
Monday, April 1, 2024
A neighborhood meeting has been planned to discuss a proposal to construct a cellphone tower in the parking lot behind the Acanthus Lodge on Urbandale... Read more
Wednesday, March 27, 2024
Despite some chilly and windy weather, hardy Beaverdalians turned out for the 2024 Beaverdale Easter Egg Hunt on Saturday, March 23rd. The annual... Read more
Wednesday, March 27, 2024
The city of Des Moines recognized two Beaverdale residents for their efforts to keep Beaverdale beautiful. Toni Hayes and Nancy Dunbar were given the... Read more
Saturday, March 2, 2024
Join the fun for the 2024 Beaverdale Neighborhood Association Easter Egg Hunt. This event goes quickly, so show up early so the kids don't miss... Read more
Saturday, February 24, 2024
In Attendance Don Piper, Kevin Moser, Brent Millis, Dave Busiek, Isaac Lafleur, Mike McCarthy, Josh Nelson, Bill Gray, Sasha Kamper Items Discussed Instagram... Read more
Sunday, February 11, 2024
  Funding for Exterior Home Improvement Projects: City of Des Moines’ Block Challenge Grant Program   The Block Challenge Grant Program brings... Read more
Wednesday, February 7, 2024
A new year brings new board members and leaders to the Beaverdale Neighborhood Association. At the first quarter meeting held Tuesday, February 6th,... Read more
Wednesday, February 7, 2024
CITYVIEW readers have voted Beaverdale as the "Best Local Community to Live In". CITYVIEW'S Best of Des Moines 2024 contest offers thousands of... Read more
Sunday, February 4, 2024
Board of Directors Minutes December 7, 2023 Location: Fishman Law Firm   In attendance: Officers: President Marcus Coenen, Vice President Dave Busiek,... Read more
Sunday, February 4, 2024
Board of Directors Minutes November 2, 2023 Location: Fishman Law Firm   In attendance: Officers: President Marcus Coenen, Vice President Dave Busiek,... Read more
Tuesday, January 30, 2024
In AttendanceKevin Moser, Isaac Lafleur, Mike McCarthy, Francis Boggus, Bill GrayItems Discussed? February Quarterly Meeting? BNA Instagram? Trail Cleanup?... Read more
Thursday, January 25, 2024
Des Moines' first female mayor, Connie Boesen, will address the first quarter membership meeting of the Beaverdale Neighborhood Association. Details and agenda below: BNA Quarterly Meeting Agenda Tuesday, Feb 6th 2024, 7-8... Read more
Wednesday, January 24, 2024
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Monday, January 15, 2024
The BNA will begin planning our Annual Easter Egg Hunt shortly.  In order to prepare, we need volunteers to stuff Easter eggs in advance, and help with... Read more
Wednesday, December 6, 2023
Here are highlights from the BNA's 4th Quarter membership meeting, held December 5th, 2023 at the Northwest Community Center. BNA President... Read more
Wednesday, November 22, 2023
Public Affairs Committee Minutes November 15,2023   In Attendance Don Piper, Kevin Moser, Brent Millis, Cindy Smith, Dave Busiek, Isaac Lafleur, Mike McCarthy,... Read more
Monday, November 20, 2023
Board of Directors Minutes October 5, 2023 Location: Fishman Law Firm   In attendance: Officers: President Marcus Coenen, Treasurer Jay Cox-Kozel, Secretary... Read more
Saturday, October 28, 2023
In Attendance Don Piper, Kevin Moser, Brent Millis, Cindy Smith, Hollie Smith, Francis Boggus, Dave Busiek, Isaac Lafleur, Mike McCarthy Items... Read more
Friday, October 20, 2023
Board of Directors Minutes September 7, 2023 Location: Fishman Law Firm   Call to Order at 7:00 pm – Dave Busiek Attendance: Officers: Vice President Dave Busiek,... Read more
Thursday, October 19, 2023
Beaverdale Beautification Committee meeting 10/17/23   Attending: Nancy Dunbar, Marion Wissler, Terry Thielen, Donisue Rupp, Barb Mullins, Sasha Kamper, John... Read more
Wednesday, October 4, 2023
  Be an Informed Citizen--Attend Upcoming Des Moines Candidate Forums! Beaverdale residents have been invited to attend the Lower Beaver Neighborhood Association’s... Read more
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
In Attendance Don Piper, Sasha Kamper, Brent Millis, Cindy Smith, Hollie Smith, Francis Boggus, Dave Busiek, Isaac Lafleur, Mike McCarthy Items Discussed 2023 National Night Out... Read more
Wednesday, September 27, 2023
Beaverdale Beautification Committee meeting 9/18/23   Attending: Nancy Dunbar, Marion Wissler, Jean Swanson, Barb Mullins, Sasha Kamper   PARKS:   Ashby - flowers have been... Read more
Monday, September 18, 2023
Warm September sunshine bathed city and neighborhood leaders over the noon hour as the newly-renovated Witmer Park was dedicated. (Mayor Frank... Read more
Wednesday, September 13, 2023
 Board of Directors Minutes August 3, 2023 Location: Fishman Law Firm   Call to Order at 7:00 pm – Marcus Coenen Attendance: Officers: President... Read more
Saturday, September 9, 2023
Get ready for the event of the year in Beaverdale, the Fall Festival. Fall Festival will be back bigger and better than ever with the return of the... Read more
Thursday, August 10, 2023
Board of Directors Minutes July 6, 2023 Location: Fishman Law Firm   Call to Order at 7:00 pm – Marcus Coenen Board Attendance: Officers:... Read more
Thursday, August 3, 2023
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Wednesday, August 2, 2023
Agenda for Summer Quarterly Meeting Tuesday, August 8, 2023 7:00 pm Northwest Community Center - 5110 Franklin Avenue   Find out what's happening in... Read more
Monday, July 17, 2023
The Beaverdale Neighborhood Association Monday night called on Ward 1 city councilmember Indira Sheumaker to resign from the council. BNA President... Read more
Sunday, July 16, 2023
The eighth annual Beaverdale Bluegrass Festival wrapped up Saturday evening with a crowd of thousands enjoying free music, food trucks, beer and... Read more
Friday, July 7, 2023
  Board of Directors Minutes June 1, 2023 Location: Fishman Law Firm   Call to Order at 7:00 pm – Dave Busiek Board Attendance: Officers: Vice... Read more
Saturday, July 1, 2023
Beaverdale Beautification Committee meeting 6/20/23   Attending: Nancy Dunbar, Donisue Rupp, Marion Wissler, Jean Swanson, Terry Thielen,Toni Hayes, Barb Mullins, Carole Betts, Mary Ellen... Read more
Saturday, July 1, 2023
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Tuesday, June 27, 2023
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Tuesday, June 6, 2023
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Wednesday, May 31, 2023
The Wells Fargo bank branch at 4505 Douglas Avenue in Beaverdale will close this fall. Wells Fargo sent a letter to customers notifying them of plans... Read more