The public is invited to attend the first See Des Moines Release Party on Thursday, September 8 from 5-6:30 p.m. at The Depot at Fourth, 100 4th Street, Des Moines. A brief program will be held at 5:30 p.m. to unveil the new issue and toast the Greater Des Moines businesses and events that are featured in the Fall/Winter 2011-12 Edition of See Des Moines.

The event is free. Food and drinks will be provided by Iowa Beverage Systems, Gateway Market and Café, Dos Rios, Midwestern Catering, Crème Cupcake and Summerset Winery.

See Des Moines: The Official Guide to Greater Des Moines features Arts/Entertainment, Dining and Nightlife, Attractions, Shopping, Sports and Hotel sections. A special section designed to address the region’s political flavor is also included in this magazine edition.

This publication is produced by the Greater Des Moines Convention and Visitors Bureau (GDMCVB) and Business Publications.