Perry Industries  
Ground breaking for the new DMACC Center at Perry

All Media Are Invited To Attend

WHAT Ground breaking for the new DMACC Center at Perry, a $3.1 million dollar, 15,000-square-foot learning center, is set for completion in May 201.


WHO Perry Economic Development Corp. and invited guests, IOWA lt. Governor Patty Judge (confirmed), Rob Denson, President Des Moines Area Community College, Mayor Viivi Shirley, community members, representatives of area schools, students and other invited guests.


WHEN October 20th 2009 at 9:30AM


WHERE Ground breaking will take place on the triangle just south of the public library (1101 Willis Ave.) in downtown Perry.


WHY Chance for photo opportunities, interviews, and news stories.


The Public is invited

The DMACC Center at Perry is made possible by a $1.55 million dollar State of Iowa “I-JOBS” grant, with matching region-wide support from public and private contributions.

Des Moines Area Community College will develop the curriculum and lead collaboration between area school districts to utilize the Center for vocational and technical training for high school juniors and seniors who can earn both high school and DMACC credit simultaneously.

DMACC will also develop curriculum for adult learners to utilize the center in the evening and on weekends for vocational and technical training as well as those individuals want to pursue college credit in arts and sciences as well as English as a Second Language.


For more information on DMACC at Perry contact:

Bill Clark, Perry Economic Development

Rob Denson, President of Des Moines Area Community College

Jerry O’Rourke, Perry Chamber of Commerce