Gliding Blue Heron

USA • Central Plains

Patrick Dempsey

2019, Ron Hering Awards

“I create a world of enthusiasm by practicing care for myself and others at a high level.

Starting from scratch, Pat helped start and grow and remains active in the Des Moines MKP community since 2007. Pat is a founding member of the MKP RAGBRAI (Register’s Annual Great Bike Ride Across Iowa) team. Pat is a member of Narcotics Anonymous (NA) for some 3 decades and contributes greatly to the NA organization in Des Moines and across Iowa. A painting contractor, he has an impact on the community and his employees through his business, Renaissance Painting. Pat is a loving father to his daughter Makenna as well as a true friend, artist, poet, and community builder for people in his life.

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