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Sat Feb 20 2016
4:30 PM - 9:30 PM


West Des Moines Marriott Hotel
West Des Moines, IA


Raccoon River Valley Trail Association



Distance - Unknown

The ninth annual banquet of the Raccoon River Valley Trail Association will be held Saturday, Feb. 20th, at the West Des Moines Marriott Hotel, with fundraising auctions to support the promotion of the 89-mile paved trail in west central Iowa.

The social hour will start at 4:45 p.m., followed by a banquet meal.  There will be silent and live auctions of items that will have special appeal to trail users and supporters.

The schedule for the evening:

  • 4:45 - Social Gathering with complimentary beer/cash bar
  • 5:30 - Sit down dinner
  • 7:00 - Program and Live Auction

The auctions and banquet are the RRVT Association’s only public fundraising event held each year, with all proceeds going toward the marketing, promotion and enhancement of the trail and its communities.

On The Menu

Sliced Pork Loin with Honey Mustard Balsamic Demi-Glaze House Caesar Salad, Horseradish Smoked Cheddar Mashed Potatoes, Chef inspired Vegetable, Tuscan Rolls and Butter, and Cheesecake with Espresso Chocolate Syrup

From out of town?

There will be a block of rooms reserved at the Marriot for a reduced rate - $99



West Des Moines Marriott Hotel

1250 Jordan Creek Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266



Tickets are $50 per person, with preferred seating at tables of eight available for $500. 


They are available now from members of the RRVT Association board of directors, from the association’s headquarters at the Dallas County Conservation Board offices southeast of Perry (phone 515-465-3577), or by purchasing them online right here:

If you are interested in becoming a sponsor for the event, please contact Mike Wallace at


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