Thursday, June 4, 2020

Grinnell News

IN CASE YOU MISSED SOMTHING

GRINNELL, IA- Grinnell Games, presented by the Claude & Dolly Ahrens Foundation, is going virtual in June! In 2020 participants are invited to join as an active community both near and far to come together to celebrate...
GRINNELL – The Grinnell Farmers Market will open for the 2020 season starting Thursday, June 4th from 3PM - 6PM and Saturday, June 6 from 10AM - Noon and will run through October 24th, 2020. In response...
Grinnell, IA – May 21, 2020 – To help protect health care workers and prevent further spread of COVID-19 in our communities, UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) expanded COVID-19 testing to include asymptomatic patients admitted to...
The 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell organization was unable to meet in April due to pandemic cautions.  Instead, members nominated seven “frontline” entities, seeking to serve the needs of the community in this crisis time.  Members then...
Site work has begun on a small park and public art project at the southeast corner of Highway 146 and Highway 6 commemorating the community’s history. GRINNELL, Iowa — Located at the southeast corner...
Drive by Parade Brings Large Number of Employees together again as work at home continues  Each week on his Monday staff updates, Jeff mentions how much he misses seeing in person the employees at...
April 29, 2020, The Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation (GPCF) is pleased to announce the 2020 Poweshiek County Alliance (PCA) grant recipients for a variety of projects throughout the county.  In total, $160,366 in grants were awarded among 45...
GRINNELL, Iowa – Sarah Burnell '14, a standout runner and 2020 Athletics Hall of Fame inductee at Grinnell College, will take over as coach of the Pioneer cross country teams this summer. Burnell currently...
April 23, 2020: With the global COVID-19 pandemic looming, many individuals’ personal and business financial situations are uncertain at this time. As an essential business, Grinnell State Bank’s four branches – located in Grinnell, Johnston, Polk City...
April 22, 2020 – Poweshiek County, Iowa – The Iowa Department of Public Health (IDPH) and Poweshiek County Public Health have identified 28 cases of COVID-19 at St. Francis Manor, a long-term care facility in Poweshiek County....
In extraordinary times like these, even the organizations who help those in need may need some form of assistance. A group of local partner organizations has created the Nonprofit Emergency Relief Fund (NERF) to...
100 + People Who Care – Grinnell will not be holding their regular quarterly meeting in April, due to COVID-19 precautions.  Instead, members will be voting with their dollars by writing checks to support area organizations responding to...
Health system to implement reduced hours for certain staff, limited furloughs and executive pay cuts beginning April 26 Des Moines, IA – April 21, 2020 – Today, UnityPoint Health announced a temporary reduction in...
Grinnell, Iowa — The Grinnell Mutual Group (GMG) Foundation and Grinnell College, two of the largest employers in Poweshiek County, Iowa, have joined forces with other community groups to provide funding for both immediate and post-COVID-19 pandemic...
The Grinnell Food Coalition, which formed in March to address pandemic-related food insecurity needs in the local community, has created a grocery voucher system with local grocers, as well as a resource guide listing local and state food...
In the year 2020, a new virus strain has turned the world the upside down. The novel coronavirus (COVID-19) has changed many things about our daily lives, our routines, our social outings and even our trips to...
GRINNELL, IA – The Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the launch of Grinnell Gift Cards, a program designed to help Grinnell area businesses in response to COVID-19. The chamber of commerce works to...
The GHS Alumni Board of Directors have voted to postpone the 2020 All Class Reunion and reschedule the reunion for July 4th weekend of 2021. As the pandemic of coronavirus has spread across our country, the Board of Director’s first...
The regular face-to-face meeting of 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell, scheduled for Tuesday, April 28, is being cancelled for Covid-19 precautions.  The important work of the organization will continue, however, as members communicate by mail, e-mail...
Grinnell, IA – April 1, 2020 – UnityPoint Health (UPH) joins health systems across Iowa in securing enough personal protective equipment (PPE) to meet the needs of health care providers, staff and patients during COVID-19. Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) is...
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