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UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Nurses Named to 2023 ‘Great Iowa Nurses’ List

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(GRINNELL, IA – January 31, 2023) UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell is honored to announce two nurses being named to the 2023 Great Iowa Nurses...

Advantage Seamless Gutter Welcomed to Chamber

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Ambassadors welcomed new member Advantage Seamless Gutters Iowa to the chamber today! Launched by owner Cory Jay after the 2008 ice storm, Advantage is...

100+ People Who Care–Grinnell Funds Directed to PALS

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  At the January 24 meeting of 100 + People Who Care–Grinnell, members voted to support a request from the local animal shelter, PALS, to...

UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Receives Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll

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(GRINNELL, IA – January 24, 2023) UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) was named to the Hepatitis B Birth Dose Honor Roll...

First Bucket Course for 2023 | “What is Writing For?” 

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When we went to school, we may have viewed writing as producing something that a teacher or professor would judge.  In recent years, those...

Chamber Ambassadors end 2022 with a busy schedule

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GRINNELL, IA – The Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce and its Chamber Ambassadors group welcomed three new members and celebrated two business expansions in...

Suicide Awareness Prevention Event

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The Grinnell Area Mental Health Consortium, American Brawn, and the Grinnell-Newburg Community School District are collaborating to present Suicide Awareness and Prevention: Support and...

Grinnell Regional Medical Center Welcomes First Baby of 2023

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GRINNELL, IA – January 10, 2023) UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) celebrated the arrival of the first baby of 2023 at...

Devices, Tools, Objects, and Props: Recent Work by Jeremy Chen opens at Grinnell College...

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GRINNELL, Iowa – On Friday, Jan. 27, the Grinnell College Museum of Art (GCMoA) will open Devices, Tools, Objects, and Props: Recent Work by...

Build A Better Grinnell 2030 Visioning Project

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What better way to start off the new year thinking about the future! Chamber Ambassadors met today and took part in the Build a...

Christmas Parties and Santa Prevail at St. Francis Manor | Seeland Park | Hammond...

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Doty Family – Louise Doty, who recently celebrated her 104th birthday, is flanked by Santa and her 3 kids and their spouses: Robyn &...

Join the PWA Fitness Center Family

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Membership Special Available Until January 9 (GRINNELL, Iowa – December 21, 2022) The UnityPoint Health® – Grinnell Paul W. Ahrens (PWA) Fitness Center at Postels...

Grinnell College fall community mini-grant program awards $21,724 in grants to local initiatives

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Grants support local projects enhancing the quality of life in Grinnell GRINNELL, Iowa – This December, Grinnell College awarded community mini-grants totaling $21,724 to three...

Rachel Bly named assistant vice president for auxiliary services at Grinnell College

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Grinnell, Iowa — Rachel Bly ’93 has been chosen to serve as the new assistant vice president for auxiliary services at Grinnell College. Bly...

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The museum is beginning a new venture with the purchase of the Uhlmann building at 703 First Avenue in Grinnell. We will be keeping...

Chamber Ambassadors Visit Unity Point – GRMC

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Ambassadors skipped their regular Tuesday visit to stop by UnityPoint Health - Grinnell Regional Medical Center this afternoon to see their new admitting area...

Breakfast with Santa Draws 125 to St. Francis Manor

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Breakfast with Santa at St. Francis Manor was a fun event for all ages! Over 125 people including four generations of the Madolyn Braley, Gary...

Grinnell Chamber announces the return of Santa in the Park in December

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Grinnell Chamber announces the return of Santa in the Park in December GRINNELL – Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce is excited to announce the return...

Grinnell College Civic Engagement Quad Core to be named after beloved Grinnellian Edith Renfrow...

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Grinnell College Civic Engagement Quad Core to be named after beloved Grinnellian Edith Renfrow Smith ’37  All photos courtesy Grinnell College GRINNELL, Iowa — Grinnell College...

Chamber Ambassadors Welcome “Community Greetings Grinnell”

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Community Greetings Grinnell Ambassadors welcomed new member and new business Grinnell Community Greetings to the chamber this week! Jennifer Stallman, also owner of Medicap Pharmacy,...

Poetry Reading by DJ Savarese at Pioneer Bookshop on December 8 at 5p.m.

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Poetry Reading by DJ Savarese at Pioneer Bookshop on December 8 at 5p.m. GRINNELL, Iowa — DJ Savarese, an acclaimed poet, celebrated activist, and 2011...

UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Awarded $1.4 Million in Funding

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Emergency Rural Health Care Grant & Poweshiek County American Rescue Plan Act Fund Improvements at GRMC   (GRINNELL, Iowa – November 30, 2022) UnityPoint Health®...

Still Time to Support the GRMC Foundation’s Annual Fund Drive

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  (Grinnell, IA – November 30, 2022) UnityPoint Health® – Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) Foundation is approaching the final weeks of its 2022 Annual...

Breakfast with Santa at St. Francis Manor

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Breakfast with Santa at St. Francis Manor   (Grinnell, IA – November 23, 2022)  The St. Francis Manor Foundation invites the public to enjoy “Breakfast with...

Jingle Bell Holiday 2022 Feature and Pictures

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Jingle Bell Holiday brings the season alive in Grinnell J.O. Parker  Inside Hotel Grinnell, Slane McCue, 13, welcomed shoppers to her homemade soap booth at the...

Build a Better Grinnell 2030 receives $197,153 USDA Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge grant

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Build a Better Grinnell 2030 receives $197,153 USDA Rural Placemaking Innovation Challenge grant GRINNELL, Iowa — Build a Better Grinnell 2030 (BABG 2030) has received...

UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Celebrates Employee Giving

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UnityPoint Health – Grinnell Celebrates Employee Giving   (Grinnell, IA – November 16, 2022) UnityPoint Health® – Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) Foundation announces the success...

Non-Surgical Orthopedic Care at UnityPoint Health – Grinnell

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Non-Surgical Orthopedic Care at UnityPoint Health – Grinnell   (GRINNELL, IA – November 16, 2022) Individuals on-the-go don’t always have the schedule flexibility to surgically...

P.O.W.E.R. Kids (Positive Opportunities for Wellness, Exercise, and Reading for Kids) Launched

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A new program has been established to educate and empower Grinnell elementary students to make healthy lifestyle choices, in and outside the classroom.   P.O.W.E.R. Kids...

Grinnell College Basketball Men fall to Wartburg

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Grinnell College Men's Basketball 2022-2023

Grinnell Chamber announces Jingle Bell Holiday, kicks-off to the holiday season

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GRINNELL– Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce’s annual holiday shopping kick-off event, Jingle Bell Holiday, will be held downtown on Friday, November 18, from 5...

Grinnell couple brings Central Park holiday magic to life

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Grinnell couple brings Central Park holiday magic to life   J.O. Parker   Like magic, Grinnell’s Central Park comes alive with lights and holiday decorations to kick off...

International Students Combat Homesickness, Embrace College Community Over Fall Break

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International Students Combat Homesickness, Embrace College Community Over Fall Break Published: November 14, 2022 For domestic and international students alike, fall break comes as a welcome relief...

Veterans Remembrance Celebration at St. Francis Manor

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(Grinnell, IA – November 10, 2022)   A Veterans Remembrance Program was held on Wednesday, November 9, to honor veterans living on the St. Francis...

Build a Better Grinnell 2030 Community Visioning Project kicks off

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GRINNELL, Iowa - The Build a Better Grinnell 2030 Community Visioning Project is kicking-off and is seeking broad community input.  The Visioning Project is...

Memorial Donations Used to Update St. Francis Manor’s Gazebo

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   (Grinnell, IA – November 9, 2022)  St. Francis Manor’s gazebo has been updated with new outdoor furniture, lights, ceiling fan, and a coat of...

Grinnell Chamber Ambassadors Welcomes New Member Blue n Gold Merchant Services

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Ambassadors welcomed new member Blue n Gold Merchant Services to the chamber today! Owner Doug Schafer talked about his return to Iowa and his...

Art Collectors Umesh and Sunanda Gaur to Speak at Grinnell College Museum of Art...

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  GRINNELL, Iowa – On Friday, Nov. 11 at 4 pm, the Grinnell College Museum of Art (GCMoA) will host a public conversation with art...

DAR National Day of Service

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To honor the anniversary of the founding of the Daughters of the American Revolution on October 11, 1890, chapters around the country engage in...

Grinnell Chamber Ambassadors visited Prairie Lakes Church Grinnell

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Ambassadors visited Prairie Lakes Church Grinnell to check out their new location and celebrate 10 years in Grinnell! Pastor Phil Culhman gave a tour...