Civitas 2020 Focusing the Lens on Substance Abuse

The Multi-Club Committee of Greater Des Moines is presenting a virtual Civitas event focused on Substance Abuse.

Virtual Event

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

4:30 pm


This year’s program will focus on the critical topic of substance abuse throughout greater Des Moines, while building momentum for Rotarians and community service. Come learn from some of Des Moines’ local heroes leading on this important issue from various angles, and how all Rotarians and our Clubs can get further involved in making an impact in our communities.


Free Event – Seeking Donations to help local non-profits

The annual Civitas event, produced by the Rotary Multi-Club Committee of Des Moines, will be donating all net proceeds to several Central Iowa non-profits who work in the area of substance abuse. Please donate today!


Program Speakers:

MC/Keynote:  Dale Woolery, Director, Iowa Governor’s Office of Drug Control Policy

Speaker:  Stephen Quirk, Associate Vice President of Child Welfare Services, Lutheran Services of Iowa

Speaker:  Christopher Marks, M.A., L.M.H.C., Lifeworks Counseling

Speaker:  Christopher Patterson, District Court Administrator, Judicial District 5, Iowa Judicial Branch

Speaker:  Kevin J. Schneider, Sheriff, Polk County Sheriff’s Office


Sponsors include:

Service Sponsors:  Rotary Club of Des Moines, Rotary Club of Ankeny

Fellowship Sponsors:  Rotary Club of Des Moines, Rotary Club of Norwalk, Rotary Club of NW Des Moines, Rotary Club of Waukee, Rotary Club of West Des Moines

Club Sponsors:  Rotary Club of Greater Des Moines, Rotary Club of Indianola


  • Anonymous 
    • $50 
    • 3 d
  • Ron Heideman 
    • $20 
    • 14 d
  • Anonymous 
    • $25 
    • 22 d


Jason R. Stuyvesant 
Des Moines, IA
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