Monday, September 28, 2020

Grinnell News

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Desperate for motivation during the darkest weeks of the Pandemic, Cedar Falls resident Glynis Worthington raised her hand to compete as Mrs. Cedar Valley in the Mrs. America Pageant, and she took home the title of Mrs....
For over 31 years, rankings of the health of all U.S. states have been calculated and published.  Over the years, the methodology has changed and improved.  The United Health Foundation now annually publishes the “American Health Rankings.”
Grinnell, Iowa — Grinnell Mutual was named  ninth-best large Iowa employer  in the  2020  Des Moines Register/Workplace Dynamics Top Work places  survey.    It’s  the  10th  straight year the company has earned  a  spot on the list...
DES MOINES, IOWA, September 18, 2020 – Iowa Architectural Foundation (IAF) is honoring two recipients with its Community Enhancement Through Architecture & Design Awards for 2020.  The program recognize those individuals, organizations, agencies, or communities, outside the architectural profession, who have demonstrated consistent and...
GRINNELL, IA - LINK Grinnell will be adding one-to-one mentoring to its programming this fall. Formed just over one year ago, LINK was initially established to offer an after-school program with the vision to be an active...

“I Mask Up”

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The Mask Up Grinnell campaign coalition is pleased to share the “I Mask Up” video to continue raising awareness and encouraging mask-wearing in our community. This is the one most important safety options...
(Grinnell, IA – September 14, 2020)  During its recent annual survey by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals conducted August 24-27, St. Francis Manor demonstrated why it is the highest-rated skilled nursing facility in Poweshiek County as...
Do you recall the 40,000 piece puzzle begun by The Mayflower Community resident, John Noer, in February 2019?  John just finished the 9th of 10 frames—“Ariel the Little Mermaid.”  The 10-frame Disney characters puzzle produced by Ravensburger has been in...
Grinnell, Iowa - Grinnell State Bank President, CFO and CTO, F. Austin Jones, and the Grinnell State Bank Board of Directors announces the addition of Jessica Dillon, CPWA® as Vice President of the Wealth Management Division.  
Campaign organizers will announce funds raised to date to officially kick off its capital campaign to renovate Grinnell Veterans Memorial Building GRINNELL, Iowa – The Grinnell Veterans Memorial Commission invites the public to a virtual...
GRINNELL, IA - Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Hair of the Dog, under new ownership of Nicole & Matt Baker, to the Grinnell business district. The Chamber celebrated with an Ambassador visit and...
LINK is the 2020 recipient of the “Leave It Better Than You Found It” award from the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation (CDAF).  The “Leave It Better” award commemorates the August birthday of...
City Partners to Offer Masks & Helpful Resources Grinnell, IA — As COVID-19 continues to make a global impact, a coalition of local partners aims to help slow the spread of the novel coronavirus right here...
Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeon Full-Time at UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Grinnell, IA – August 20, 2020 – UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) and Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeons (DMOS) have partnered to provide orthopedic care to...
GRINNELL, IA – The Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to partner with the Claude W. & Dolly Ahrens Foundation, Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation and the Grinnell United Way in an effort to communicate organizational information...
            Sweet corn pizza? What started with a photo of a unique pizza turned into a fundraiser for the Grinnell Food Coalition.              Joey Pagliai, who owns and operates Pagliai’s Pizza along with his wife Haylee,...
Plans to Run Curbside Pickup Service Starting August 15, 2020 Grinnell, IA — Following Imagine Grinnell’s mission to create healthier people and a healthier environment in Grinnell, the local nonprofit has set out to support a...
The Grinnell Farmers Market joins markets across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week from August 2-8, 2020. Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the Grinnell Farmers Market will have virtual activities through their email newsletter,...
100 + People Who Care – Grinnell Continue Offering Help During Pandemic - Nominations for the 3rd Quarter, 2020 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell will not be holding their regular quarterly meeting in...
Jeff Cayler of Cayler Consulting, LLC will be facilitating Community Listening Sessions on Aug. 6th as the first step in hiring a new chief of police for Grinnell. The sessions will be held in the shelter house...
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