Middle Bit: VolunteerLocal announces Ironman partnership

Des Moines The downtown Des Moines skyline as seen from the Iowa State Capitol. Photo courtesy of Joe Tomlin

VolunteerLocal, the Des Moines-based volunteer scheduling platform, announced a partnership with Ironman on Monday to use its platform for volunteer scheduling and registration at select events in 2018.

According to a news release, VolunteerLocal will be used at select Ironman and Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series events throughout North America.

Kaylee Williams, President of VolunteerLocal, called the partnership with Ironman a “landmark milestone” for the company.

“Today’s announcement with Ironman is the culmination of years spent building our product, developing our brand and providing excellent service to our partners in both the United States and internationally,” Williams said in the release.

To read more about Williams and VolunteerLocal, click here.

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