Saturday, November 28, 2020

Grinnell News

Margaret Morrison Reaches Centurion Mark

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St. Francis Manor resident Margaret Morrison celebrated her 100th birthday on 10-10-20! Margaret's son and daughter along with their spouses, David...

Grinnell College and the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation establish Racial Equity Fund

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GRINNELL, Iowa — In an effort to advance anti-racism locally, Grinnell College and the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation have established...

Emily’s List Endorses Sarah Smith for Iowa House in the 76th District

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WASHINGTON, D.C. - Today EMILY’S List, the nation’s largest resource for women in politics, endorsed Sarah Smith for the Iowa House in...

Grinnell Education Partnership recognized with third consecutive National Pacesetter Award; five AmeriCorps members begin...

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Grinnell Education Partnership recognized for supporting early school success GRINNELL, Iowa — The national Campaign for Grade-Level Reading (CGLR)...

Local Foundations Launch Annual Campaign to Build Community

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Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation (GPCF) and the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation (CDAF) announce the launch of the joint annual fundraising...

National Assisted Living Week Celebrated by Hammond Center for Assisted Living

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(Grinnell, IA – October 8, 2020)  Hammond Center tenants and staff recently celebrated National Assisted Living Week with a variety of activities, including...

100 + People Who Care – Grinnell Surpass Giving Goal in 3rd Quarter

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Look to Meet Electronically in October 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell again surpassed their giving goal of...

“Mask Up Grinnell” Campaign Encourages Mask-Wearing

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City Partners to Offer Masks & Helpful Resources Grinnell, IA — As COVID-19 continues to make a global impact, a coalition...

COVID-19 Scams…Be Aware

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Recently, a resident of Grinnell’s Mayflower Community received a phone call from a party identified on her caller ID as another resident.  Happy...

GHS Graduate ’79 Mrs. Cedar Valley Glynis Worthington Crowned Mrs. Iowa!

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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....

Mayflower Participates in the Annual Healthiest State Month

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For over 31 years, rankings of the health of all U.S. states have been calculated and published.  Over the years, the methodology has...

Grinnell Mutual  named  Top Workplace  for the 10th  consecutive year 

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Grinnell, Iowa — Grinnell Mutual was named  ninth-best large Iowa employer  in the  2020  Des Moines Register/Workplace Dynamics Top Work places  survey.   

LINK Grinnell Adds Mentoring to Programming

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GRINNELL, IA - LINK Grinnell will be adding one-to-one mentoring to its programming this fall. Formed just over one year ago, LINK...

“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...

St. Francis Manor Receives Deficiency-Free Annual Survey

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(Grinnell, IA – September 14, 2020)  During its recent annual survey by the Iowa Department of Inspections and Appeals conducted August 24-27, St....

COVID-19 Has Been Helpful for Something: Puzzling!

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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...

Grinnell State Bank Welcomes Wealth Advisor, Jessica Dillon

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Grinnell, Iowa - Grinnell State Bank President, CFO and CTO, F. Austin Jones, and the Grinnell State Bank Board of Directors announces...

Grinnell Veterans Memorial Commission Invites Public to “Create a New Calling” Capital Campaign...

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Campaign organizers will announce funds raised to date to officially kick off its capital campaign to renovate Grinnell Veterans Memorial Building

Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce welcomes Hair of the Dog with Ribbon Cutting

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GRINNELL, IA - Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to welcome Hair of the Dog, under new ownership of Nicole &...

LINK Receives 2020 “Leave It Better Than You Found It” Award

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LINK is the 2020 recipient of the “Leave It Better Than You Found It” award from the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens...

“Mask Up Grinnell” Campaign Encourages Mask-Wearing

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City Partners to Offer Masks & Helpful Resources Grinnell, IA — As COVID-19 continues to make a global impact, a coalition...

Orthopedic Partnership Grows to Serve Rural Communities

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Des Moines Orthopaedic Surgeon Full-Time at UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Grinnell, IA – August 20, 2020 – UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell Regional Medical...

Giving to Grinnell in the Wake of Derecho

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GRINNELL, IA – The Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce is proud to partner with the Claude W. & Dolly Ahrens Foundation, Greater...

Sweet Corn Pizza Garners $1,000 for Grinnell Food Coalition

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            Sweet corn pizza? What started with a photo of a unique pizza turned into a fundraiser for the Grinnell Food Coalition. 

Imagine Grinnell Announces Plate to Plant Community Compost Initiative

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Plans to Run Curbside Pickup Service Starting August 15, 2020 Grinnell, IA — Following Imagine Grinnell’s mission to create healthier people...

GRINNELL FARMERS MARKET CELEBRATES NATIONAL FARMERS MARKET WEEK 2020

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The Grinnell Farmers Market joins markets across the country in celebrating National Farmers Market Week from August 2-8, 2020. Due to the...

100 + People Who Care – Grinnell Continue Offering Help During Pandemic – Nominations...

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100 + People Who Care – Grinnell Continue Offering Help During Pandemic - Nominations for the 3rd Quarter, 2020 100...

Community Listening Sessions – Police Chief Search

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Jeff Cayler of Cayler Consulting, LLC will be facilitating Community Listening Sessions on Aug. 6th as the first step in hiring a...

American Flag now flies at the Drake Community Library

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A flagpole and an American flag have been purchased by the Drake Community Library and installed by Grinnell’s Department of Public Services...

Grinnell Volunteer Fire Department Honors Retired Volunteer

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Monday, July 20, 2020 Graveside services were held at Westfield Cemetery for retired Grinnell Volunteer Firefighter / Active Associate...