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FREE BREAKFAST AND LUNCH FOR ALL ENROLLED STUDENTS

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We will begin remote learning tomorrow November 16, 2020.  Please see information regarding meal pick up below.  FREE BREAKFAST AND...

Killing Germs All the Way Around at Mayflower

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Grinnell’s Mayflower Community has acquired a second “Clorox 360®” machine to deal with the coronavirus. This innovative electrostatic sprayer,...

Grinnell-Newburg Weekly Update November 13, 2020

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I would like to take this opportunity to thank our Grinnell-Newburg Teachers and Staff for their hustle in...

Change is in the Air

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Next Friday would normally mark one of my favorite events of the year, Jingle Bell Holiday. In a year where nearly everything...

Poweshiek County Public Health Urges Careful Planning for this Holiday Season

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November 11, 2020 – Poweshiek County, Iowa – The winter holidays are almost upon us, and this year the festivities will require...

100 + People Who Care Benefitting Grinnell Ministerial Association’s Work to Meet Emergency Needs

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Members of 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell voted, electronically, to support the work of the Grinnell Ministerial Association in meeting...

Imagine Grinnell celebrates 1000+ Trees Grinnell kick off with planting event

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Imagine Grinnell kicked off the 1000+ Trees Grinnell initiative with a public planting event on October 24th at Ahrens Park. As part...

Tree Planting Underway on St. Francis Manor Campus

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 Replacing the many trees destroyed by the August derecho on St. Francis Manor’s 31-acre Life Plan Community is underway!  A number of Seeland...

Housing Assistance Fund dollars now available

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Poweshiek Housing assistance fund dollars are now available for Poweshiek County residents. The Poweshiek Housing Assistance Fund was established in 2020 by...

Grinnell vs Cedar Rapids Xavier

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https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/xavier-high-school-cedar-rapids-ia/gamecb22ddc09 https://www.nfhsnetwork.com/events/xavier-high-school-cedar-rapids-ia/gamecb22ddc09

Grinnell Mutual internship program recognized 

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Grinnell Mutual has been named one of  Vault’s 2020 Best 100 Internship Programs  in the country, ranking 11th overall with a score of 9.371.  

Nonprofit Emergency Relief Grant Distributes $50,000 to Local Nonprofits

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In times of crisis, communities depend even more upon the services of nonprofit organizations, often while the resources with which organizations provide...

National Diabetes Awareness Month

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Local Diabetes Resources for You and Your Loved Ones Grinnell, IA – November 5, 2020 – November is National Diabetes Awareness Month. According to the Centers for...

BLOOD DONATIONS NEEDED THIS SUMMER

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COVID-19 PRECAUTIONS IN PLACE DES MOINES, Iowa (November 4, 2020) –LifeServe Blood Center is asking community members to book...

Special thanks to YOU!

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Today is an important day in America – we have the freedom to select our leadership and those who will make critical...

Then There is the Halloween Parade

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What is Halloween without a parade—costumes and safe distancing?  So, we had one of those in The Mayflower Community on Friday.  The stars were...

Bill Kostow-Coach, mentor and event chair for young people

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Today we recognize Bill Kostow for his generous Spirit of Giving through volunteerism, leadership, and dedication to the youth in our community....

Brooklyn Grocery Gives Back

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Our next Spirit of Giving recognition goes to Paul Chalupsky and the Brooklyn Grocery. Paul has partnered with volunteers in the...

Recognized for “Spirit of Giving”. Sarah is really involved as a coach, volunteer board...

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Our next Spirit of Giving recognition goes to Sarah Smith. Sarah is known and appreciated throughout the community as a coach,...

Dianne and Tom Latimer Recognized for Community Activism

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Next in our Spirit of Giving recognition during October, we recognize Tom and Dianne Latimer. In addition to being respected...

Hospice Team Grateful for Community Effort

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Collaboration brings comfort and dignity to hospice patient. Grinnell, IA – October 22, 2020 – UnityPoint HospiceSM team members in Grinnell...

Virtual Halloween Event at the Library, Oct. 31

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Drake Community Library is hosting a Halloween Hangout with the Seney Family on Saturday,  October 31st at 10:30 am. This virtual event...

S.H.E. Counts launches year-long Personal Care Drive

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October 21, 2020 S.H.E. Counts is launching its year-long county wide personal care drive and would love to help...

Three Sisters of Montezuma Give For a Safe Community

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In October, GPCF celebrates the GIVERS in our county. Next up we recognize Three Sisters Fabrics in Montezuma. Joan Ahrens...

Grinnell vs Newton Final Replay

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Grinnell TIGERS football 44 Newton 23 in first round playoff...next is Grinnell vs Fort Madison at Grinnell next Friday. Rebroadcast of this...

IAF Recognizes Leaders in Community Enhancement Through Architecture and Design

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John & Mary Pappajohn and Grinnell College DES MOINES, IOWA, October 16, 2020 – Be sure not to miss the...

Spirit of Giving Awarded to Liz Hansen for Lifetime of Mentoring Students

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In October, GPCF celebrates the GIVERS in our community! Our first Spirit of Giving awardee is Elizabeth Hansen. Liz was...

Grinnell Crossing Ribbon Cutting Celebrated!

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https://youtu.be/SwCc1ycTyDM https://youtu.be/DMlQu29GJ8w A ribbon cutting celebration took place recognizing the culmination of...

UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Offers SHIIP Counseling

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Open Enrollment is Underway Grinnell, IA – October 15, 2020 – Navigating Medicare can be confusing, and deciding what prescription...

Imagine Grinnell kicks off 1000+ Trees Grinnell initiative with planting event

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Imagine Grinnell will kick off the 1000+ Trees Grinnell initiative with a public planting event on October 24th beginning at 10AM. As...