DMOS Orthopedic Centers is pleased to announced that it is partnering with The Iowa Soccer Development Foundation to support Professional Soccer in Iowa. Its $100,000 contribution will go towards the development of the Pro Iowa Stadium and Global Plaza in Downtown Des Moines.
We value what Professional Soccer will brings to the Des Moines Community,” said Nick Honkamp, Board President of DMOS. The partnership will highlight positive community impact and bring a new level of access to sports opportunities for the city.” DMOS has a long tradition of supporting the soccer community as exemplified by its nearly 20 year support of the Iowa Menace. “To watch our initial commitment in the the late 1990s to the Iowa Menace Club grow into an opportunity to create a professional soccer destination in Des Moines is very exciting to our organization,” said Rich Green, COO of DMOS. “We share the vision of Pro Iowa and look forward to the future of soccer and development in downtown Des Moines.”
“As the nonprofit in charge of fundraising for the Pro Iowa Initiative, we’re pleased to accept this generous donation from DMOS Orthopedic Centers for the Pro Iowa Stadium and Global Plaza,” said Charley Campbell, Iowa Soccer Development Foundation secretary. “For more than 60 years, DMOS has served the Central Iowa community, including as the injury treatment experts of choice for many local sports teams. Their commitment to our local communities and their athletes is admirable, and we are grateful for their support to help bring a new venue for the world’s game to downtown Des Moines.”
The Iowa Soccer Development Foundation — the local nonprofit in charge of the fundraising efforts for the Pro Iowa Initiative — has raised more than $20.8 million to date toward its private funding goal. Demolition of the Dico site, where the Pro Iowa Stadium and Global Plaza will be housed, is still taking place. Construction of the Pro Iowa Stadium and Global Plaza will begin in 2022, with first kick anticipated in 2024.
Since 1955 DMOS Orthopaedic Centers has been leading the way, providing innovative quality care to patients of Central Iowa with offices in Ankeny, Des Moines and West Des Moines and outreach locations in surrounding communities. The DMOS team of doctors, surgeons, and physical therapists have specialties that include: Sports Medicine, Hip, Knee, Shoulder, Foot & Ankle, Hand & Upper Extremity, Spine, and General Orthopedics. Along with inpatient and outpatient orthopedic surgery, DMOS offers a variety of services committed to helping you get back to living, which include: Urgent Injury Walk-In Clinic, MRI, Physical and Hand Therapy, Workers Compensation, Interventional Physiatry, Orthobiologic Medicine, Spine Center, and traditional Orthopedic Surgery
About Iowa Soccer Development Foundation
The Iowa Soccer Development Foundation is a 501(c)(3) created in late 2019 to design and build a multi-use professional soccer stadium and plaza to energize Iowa’s economy, unite people through shared experiences and provide opportunities for underserved, at-risk youth to experience the global game of soccer. The Iowa Soccer Development Foundation will own the Pro Iowa Stadium and Global Plaza when completed.