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Grinnell, IA – February 9, 2021 – UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) is governed in part by a local volunteer board of directors, also referred to as trustees. The GRMC Board of Directors functions to provide guidance and...
Planning is underway for the first LINK Mentoring annual bowling tournament (formerly Grinnell’s Big Brothers Big Sisters Bowl for Kids Sake). This year’s event, with the theme “The Gutterball Year” will be held virtually via Facebook on Saturday, April...
By an electronic vote necessitated by the ongoing pandemic, the members of 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell selected Imagine Grinnell’s 1000+ Trees initiative to be the recipient of the first quarter’s donations.  Members voted their selection from among...

New Mayflower Trustees

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Don Schild, Grinnell attorney and President of The Mayflower Community Board of Trustees, announces the election of these three new Trustees to the Board:  Paige Carlson, Jessica Dillon, and Jim Ramsey. Mayflower is a not-for-profit senior living and healthcare organization served...
January 29, 2021 – Poweshiek County, Iowa – Poweshiek County Public Health will hold their first COVID-19 vaccination clinic for Phase 1B on Monday, February 1. Phase 1B will start with Tier 1, which includes individuals: • 65 years and older• First responders• PK-12 staff,...
Jenifer Jones accepts patients at Multi-Specialty Clinic in Grinnell Grinnell, IA – January 21, 2021 – UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell welcomes Jenifer Jones, MSN, ARNP, FNP-C, to the team of physicians that provide specialty care to Grinnell-area residents. Jones provides medical and cosmetic dermatology...
Have you seen these yellow buckets in front of houses on Wednesdays and wondered what they were? Plate to Plant, led by Bella Kugel, visited with our Ambassadors today to talk about their community composting project. They use these...
Brokerage Promotes Internal Talent to Manage Unique Role Grinnell, IA — RE/MAX Partners Realty, a real estate brokerage based in Grinnell, Iowa, has expanded its internal team structure to incorporate the role of a Chief Technical Officer. Jessica Dawson, formerly holding the...
Campaign funds raised to date approach $1 million DES MOINES – The Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs has awarded a $300,000 grant to the City of Grinnell for the Grinnell Veterans Memorial Building, designated as an Iowa Great Places project.Dan Agnew, Mayor...
The 134 current members of 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell generously supported the Grinnell Ministerial Association in 2020’s 4th Quarter fund drive.  A total of $ 13,800 was donated to the Ministerial Association to help meet the emergency needs...
December 31, 2020 – Poweshiek County, Iowa – Poweshiek County Public Health received a shipment of the Moderna COVID-19 Vaccine on December 21 and began administering the vaccine to individuals who fall into priority Group 1a on December 22. As mandated...
12/30/2020 0 Comments Reprinted from Montezuma Journal by J.O. Parker   The new Grinnell Police Chief, Michael A. McClelland, brings 25-years of military (U.S. Army, Guard and Reserve) and 24-years of civilian law enforcement experience to his new job.Originally from Des Moines, Chief McClelland...
Grinnell, IA – December 23, 2020 – On Monday, December 21 at approximately 10 a.m., the COVID-19 vaccine arrived at public health in Poweshiek County. The first group of UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) frontline team members was vaccinated on...
Dear Grinnell Newburg Staff, Families, and Friends: It is my best hope that this holiday season will bring you joy! We look forward to 2021 with hope! I greatly appreciate the support that our families and community have demonstrated to...
 The Grinnell Gift Guide is now available! In addition to the Facebook Lives we've been doing, we wanted to give you a full list of ideas for gifts right here in Grinnell! Please note all of these businesses has...
DEC 15, 2020 Iowa Wild, in conjunction with Wells Fargo and the City of Grinnell, announced today a community ice rink will be built for public use in Ahrens Park this winter. “In partnership with Wells Fargo, we are excited to...
Imagine Grinnell and the 1000+ Trees Grinnell committee are excited to offer the perfect gift for those hard to shop for loved ones. Give the gift of a tree to your loved one this holiday season through the 1000+...
Holiday Safety from the Grinnell Police Department and the Iowa Department of Public SafetyThe holiday season is known for celebrations and traditions, but it is also known for being the deadliest season when it comes to impaired driving. ...
Grinnell native, Jacob Staroska, has begun work in The Mayflower Community as Foodservice Supervisor.  A graduate of the Des Moines Area Community College Culinary Arts program, Jacob has previous foodservice experience with the senior living communities of Deerfield in Urbandale...
The UnityPoint Health® – Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) Auxiliary raised more than $14,000 to support an equipment need for the GRMC obstetrics department. Through the support of donations, the Auxiliary purchased a Draeger Resuscitaire®  Infant Warmer. The Draeger Resuscitaire Infant Warmer...