2015 Sages Over 70

dsm is pleased to announce the 2015 Sages Over 70 honorees: Margo Blumenthal, philanthropist and community volunteer; Philip Dorweiler, retired attorney; Vernon Johnson, longtime advocate for disadvantaged youths; Gary Kirke, business leader and philanthropist; Elvin McDonald, well-known garden expert; Polly Moore, community volunteer; Kenneth Quinn, president of the World Food Prize Foundation; and Jack Wahlig, president of Integrus Financial.

Look for stories on these outstanding men and women in the November/December issue of dsm. And be sure to mark your calendar for Nov. 10, when dsm, along with our presenting partner, the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, will honor the Sages at the Temple for Performing Arts from 5 to 7 p.m. We hope you’ll join us in celebrating their significant contributions in making the city a better place for all of us.


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