Saturday, July 11, 2020

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(Grinnell, IA – July 8, 2020) – Transportation to appointments is an important service provided to the residents/tenants of St. Francis Manor, Seeland Park and the Hammond Center for Assisted Living.  During a recent fundraising campaign, three matching pledges...
Due to ongoing pandemic precautions, 100 + People Who Care – Grinnell will not be having a face-to-face meeting in July.  Instead, the procedure used by the group in April to support entities responding to the pandemic will...
(Grinnell, IA – June 30, 2020) – In recognition of all the heroes working at St. Francis Manor during the COVID-19 pandemic, Seeland Park resident Mike Sawyer recently presented a wood burning plaque created by artist Kathy Reed...
According to the 2019 National Youth Tobacco Survey, there are over 5 million youth who are currently using e-cigarettes. From 2018 to 2019, e-cigarette use increased from 20.8% to 27.5% among high school students and 4.9% to...
The Mayflower Community is lucky.  We seem to be on Neil Hewitt’s concert tour.  Besides a gig last December and one last January, both in the Carman Center, Neil honored Mayflower residents by playing today (June 16th).  Due to COVID-19...
Grinnell City Council and Friends, We are a group of local citizens who value the services and endeavors of our elected officials, our city administration, and our Grinnell Police Department. We acknowledge we are...
Grinnell Regional Medical Center Creates $36 Million Impact on Local Economy Grinnell, IA – June 4, 2020 – A new study shows UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) is having a significant economic impact on the...
Though much has changed since COVID-19 prompted a March 2020 editorial from Dr. Graham, the virus has not. Please proceed with caution; stay the course for the sake of our most vulnerable neighbors. Dear...
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...
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