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A Resource and Gathering Place for Central Iowa's Science Fiction & Fantasy Community Since 1989

The Des Moines Science Fiction Society (DMSFS) is a 501(c)(7) organization that seeks to work cooperatively with local individuals, organizations, and media to promote a variety of causes, including: scientific research, space exploration, literacy, and the arts.  Basically,we are a gathering of central Iowa science fiction and fantasy fans. Our interests include reading science fiction and fantasy (of course), watching science fiction and fantasy (of course), cutting-edge science and technology (of course), the space program (of... you get the idea), computers, F&SF gaming, alternative philosophies and faiths such as neo-paganism, cyberpunk, overdressing, under-dressing, and many, many, many other cool things.

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April DMSFS/DemiCon 25 Meetings & Dinners - Updated PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jon Mohning - DMSFS VP & Dinner Cat Herder & Starship Cruise Director   
Tuesday, 01 April 2014 20:18

Don't forget during the month of April we meet EVERY FRIDAY NIGHT as we get closer to DemiCon 25.

All the April meetings will start at 6:30pm and wrap up by 8pm, so please be as close to "on-time" as possible.

April 18th - meeting at WDM Community Center at 6:30pm - dinner at Sam & Louie's NY Pizzeria.

April 25th - meeting at WDM Community Center at 6:30pm - dinner at Raul's (IN COSTUME!).

The April 25th dinner at Raul's is our third annual "Go to Dinner in Costume After Our Last Meeting Before DemiCon" event.

See you all at the meetings. DemiCon 25 Opening Ceremoines will be here before we know it!!

 

Jon Mohning - DMSFS VP & Dinner Cat Herder & Starship Cruise Director

Last Updated on Wednesday, 16 April 2014 10:55
 
DemiCon 25 Hall of Fame GoH News PDF Print E-mail
Written by Jon Mohning - DMSFS VP & Dinner Cat Herder & Starship Cruise Director   
Monday, 10 March 2014 09:02

From DemiCon 25 ConCom:

DemiCon 25 is happy to announce that Gay and Joe Haldeman will be joining us as the Hall of Fame GOH. 

For those who do not know - they were made part of the DemiCon Hall of Fame at DC 20 as they helped start DemiCon 25 years ago with their contacts and in turn bringing us Rusty. They are a major part of our history and we are very excited they will part of our celebrations.

 
Officer Elections PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sheril Harper   
Monday, 07 October 2013 19:53

Just a quick reminder that officer elections will take place at the meeting this coming Friday night, October 11. The meeting will be held at Chamber of Champions, as it is Gallery night in Valley Junction. The nominees are as follows:

President: Greg, Jon

Vice President: Jon, RJ

Secretary: Sheril, Jason (declined)

Treasurer: Sallie

Property Manager: Tammy, Greg

 

If you can't attend the meeting, but would like to vote, please send your proxy to Greg Abba ( This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it ) by noon on Friday, October 11.

 

Also this will be games night after the meeting, so bring games if you wish. Dinner will also be on your own. There are several restraunts close, and we can game until Chamber of Champions closes at 10 PM. Look forward to seeing you there.

 

Sheril Harper, RN BSN

DMSFS Secretary

 
DMSFS Officers for 2013-2014 PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sheril Harper   
Sunday, 13 October 2013 18:57

The votes were cast and tallied..... The officers for the upcoming year are:

President-- Greg
Vice President-- Jon
Secretary-- Sheril
Treasurer-- Sallie
Property Manager-- Greg

Congratulations to you all

 
Officer Elections PDF Print E-mail
Written by Sheril Harper   
Sunday, 29 September 2013 18:35

Hello Ladies and Gentlemen.  It is time again for the election of DMSFS club officers.  Nominations have taken place and the following individuals have been nominated for office.  The election of officers will take place at the October 11th club meeting which will be held at Chamber of Champions, 2625 Beaver Ave, Des Moines. The meeting will be there, as it is Gallery Night in Valley Junction.  Please join us for our meeting that night, followed by gaming until the store closes.

Officer Nominees:

President--  Greg Abba, Jon Mohning

Vice President-- Jon Mohning, RJ Lundgren

Secretary-- Sheril Harper, Jason White (declined)

Treasurer-- Sallie Abba

Property Manager-- Greg Abba, Tammy Mohning

If you are not able to join us, but would like to cast your vote by proxy, please follow these guidelines:

4.1 Proxy votes are submitted by sending a signed letter or sending an email via a previously registered email address to the Speaker prior to the time of the vote. Email proxies must be received by no later than Noon on the day of the vote.  Emails should be sent to This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it  with Proxy vote in the subject line.

4.2 Each member must submit their own proxy i.e. a member may not submit their own and a spouse’s proxy.

 

 
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