Nonprofit: Des Moines University
Date: Oct. 6, 2016
Venue: The Meadows Events & Conference Center, Altoona
Main Attraction: Honoring individuals who have opened doors for others. The 2016 honorees were members of the Hubbell family, who played a critical role in supporting the university in its early years and have supported numerous cultural entities in central Iowa.
Bottom Line: $267,125 raised for the university’s Glanton Fund, which provides scholarships for minority students in health care.
Photography: Rich Sanders