Monday, February 24, 2020

Imagine Grinnell Membership Drive Underway; 2015 Projects Announced

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Imagine Grinnell Membership Drive Underway; 2015 Projects Announced A new year means more new projects for Imagine Grinnell. The quality of life organization is kicking...

Grinnell honored by Campaign for Grade-Level Reading | Grinnell Education Partnership recognized for supporting...

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Grinnell honored by Campaign for Grade-Level Reading Grinnell Education Partnership recognized for supporting students’ success in school GRINNELL, Iowa — The national Campaign for Grade-Level Reading...

ARTS COUNCIL TO EXPAND CERAMICS PROGRAM WITH MOVE TO THE STEW

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ARTS COUNCIL TO EXPAND CERAMICS PROGRAM WITH MOVE TO THE STEW The Grinnell Area Arts Council is pleased to announce that its ceramics program will...

Applications Now Being Accepted for the 2018 Poweshiek County Alliance/Community Fund Grant Program

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Applications Now Being Accepted for the 2018 Poweshiek County Alliance/Community Fund Grant Program December 11, 2017:  The Poweshiek County Alliance (PCA)/GPCF Grants Committee Committee would...

American Cancer Society Seeks Participation in Relay For Life of Poweshiek County and Help...

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American Cancer Society Seeks Participation in Relay For Life of Poweshiek County and Help Attack Cancer From Every Angle  American Cancer Society is calling on...

GRINNELL CONNECTED PTO RECEIVES FUNDING FROM 100 + PEOPLE WHO CARE

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Members of 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell voted at their February 18 meeting to fund Grinnell Connected PTO’s project to...

Local Art Students to Display at Stewart Gallery

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Local art students to display at Stewart Gallery   Grinnell, Iowa – Artwork created by local students will be featured in the Grinnell High School & Middle...

Grinnell Schools Hosts Public Forum for April 7th Bond Referendum

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Grinnell Schools Hosts Public Forum for April 7th Bond Referendum A public forum was held March 24th in the Voertman Theater to inform citizens living in...

VETERAN SHARES EXPERIENCE WITH SERVICE DOGS

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Travis Thompson with Sadie Article and pictures Courtesy Effie Hall of the Grinnell Rotary Club.

January Veterans Commission Meeting: No Quorum, Quiet Phase Continues

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Six people were on hand for the regular monthly meeting of the Grinnell Veterans Memorial Commission on...

Orr Bequest to GPCF Will Extend Endowed Funds’ Reach throughout County

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Orr Bequest to GPCF Will Extend Endowed Funds’ Reach throughout County   A bequest from the estate of the late Joann Orr will benefit partner organizations...

Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation honors Howard McDonough for the 2014 Spirit of Giving Award

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Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation honors Howard McDonough for the 2014 Spirit of Giving Award   Few have demonstrated the spirit of giving more than Howard McDonough,...

AmeriCorps Training at Mayflower

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On Friday, June 7th, 45 new AmeriCorps volunteers received training over lunch in the Mayflower Community. Under the...

PINK NEIGHBOR TO RELEASE NEW ALBUM, PERFORM IN LOFT THEATRE

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Carlos Ferguson, Katie In, Eric Jarvis On Friday, September 13, local band Pink Neighbor will perform in the...

GPCF Founder’s Day Celebrates Leadership, Vision and Generosity

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  GPCF Founder’s Day Celebrates Leadership, Vision and Generosity The Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation (GPCF) celebrated its second annual Founder’s Day on June 2, the...

Hunger Awareness Groups Pack Meals, Have Impact

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Hunger Awareness Groups Pack Meals, Have Impact   Local. Domestic. International. Hunger and food insecurity needs at each of these levels receive assistance and gain awareness...

Grinnell’s League of Women Voters: Civics and Civility

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By Michael McAllister “Make sure you’re not getting played.”  This advice comes from Paul Pate,...

Grinnell Skatepark Fund Receives Grant From Tony Hawk

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Grinnell Skatepark Fund Receives Grant From Tony Hawk Tony Hawk has been the biggest name in professional skateboarding since he the late 1980s. Now, The...

Author Visit and Book Signing at Drake Community Library

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Henry S. Gurr, Professor of Physics Emeritus, University of South Carolina Henry S. Gurr, Professor of Physics...

Seeking local organizations eligible for Grinnell United Way grants

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Seeking local organizations eligible for Grinnell United Way grants Grinnell United Way invites local organizations that serve Grinnell residents to apply to receive funding. Grinnell United...

CENTRAL PARK CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE – THANKING DONORS FOR THEIR SUPPORT

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CENTRAL PARK CAMPAIGN COMMITTEE – THANKING DONORS FOR THEIR SUPPORT   The Central Park Campaign is in full swing with more than $500,000 gifted or pledged...

Woe Unto Us! The Arsonists is Coming to Grinnell Feb. 19, 20, 21...

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Woe Unto Us! The Arsonists is coming to Grinnell  Grinnell, Iowa – Fires are becoming something of a problem. But Biedermann has it all under control. The great...

CICS to Celebrate National School Choice Week with Special Event

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  CICS to Celebrate National School Choice Week with Special Event Central Iowa Christian School participates in nation’s largest-ever celebration of educational opportunity Grinnell – Central Iowa...

Grin City Collective Micro-Grant Program Seeks Applicants This Month

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Grin City Collective Micro-Grant Program Seeks Applicants This Month Grin City Collective is now accepting applications for the second round of our 2018 Micro-Grant Program...

Annual Big GIVE for Poweshiek County kicks off with Spirit of Giving on October...

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Annual Big GIVE for Poweshiek County kicks off with Spirit of Giving on October 4th Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation will celebrate the launch of the...

Drake Library to Celebrate Landscape Completion

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Drake Library to Celebrate Landscape Completion Drake Community Library’s “Converging Landscapes” project is now complete, and the public is invited to enjoy the results at...

GPCF Annual Fundraiser Emphasizes Community Growth, New Donors

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GPCF Annual Fundraiser Emphasizes Community Growth, New Donors Big GIVE month starts Oct. 1  “Together We Grow,” the theme for this year’s Big GIVE fundraising campaign...

Loft Theatre to Host Central Iowa Premiere of Housebroken May 2

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Loft Theatre to Host Central Iowa Premiere of Housebroken   Grinnell, Iowa – The Grinnell Area Arts Council is excited to announce that the Loft Theatre located at...

Hear a History of the Iowa State Patrol this Thursday March 26

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Hear about the "History of the Iowa State Patrol" this Thursday March 26 at 2:00p, Spaulding Center for Transportation, 829 Spring Street. Trooper Robert Conrad...

Phase II of Ahrens Park Improvements Underway; Phase III to Follow Later This Summer

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Twenty-five-year-old Ahrens/Paschall Memorial Park is getting a Phase II facelift, this time for the tennis and basketball courts.     In...