Bob Costas headlines Des Moines Partnership event

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Sportscaster Bob Costas is the headline speaker for the Greater Des Moines Partnership’s annual dinner in January.

The economic development organization says it strives to attract nationally recognized figures for its annual event which is scheduled for Jan. 20 next year. The dinner is the central Iowa business community’s celebration of the past year’s economic and community development successes.

Costas is host of NBC’s Football Night in America, and hosted this year’ s U.S. Open, Ryder Cup, Kentucky Derby, and Preakness Stakes. He was named Sportscaster of the Year by the National Sportswriters and Sportscasters Association eight times.

Center stage seating is $150 per person or $1,500 per table for 10, and general seating is $125 per person or $1,250 per table.

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