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Grinnell Community Blood Drive Scheduled | Help Save a Life Locally LifeServe Blood Center is asking community members to give blood to help patients in local hospitals this summer.Travel, outdoor fun, boating, and other summer activities can all lead...
(From the Grinnell Chamber of Commerce Member Message)Meet MaddyHi everyone! I’m so excited to be here. My fiance and I packed up our things and moved here from Coralville on June 1st. I come from a small town between...
GRINNELL, IA – The Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce announces Dr. Lauren Graham will serve as the 2021 Fourth of July Grand Marshal. “We received many incredible and worthy nominations this year, and are excited to recognize Dr. Lauren...
GRINNELL, IA – Community partners have worked together to submit a video entry entitled #GrinnelliansUnite to the Iowa Economic Development Authority’s new #IowansUnite CommUNITY Contest. The contest asks for a creative and inspirational video showcasing community pride and support...
Ambassadors met with Tom from On Call Restoration this week! They’re celebrating their 10 year anniversary and shared about all the services they provide, including mold and water damage clean up for both commercial and residential properties. They are also one of...
Ambassadors welcomed new member Big Hearts 4 Tiny Hands to the Chamber this week! Board Members Jenny Bos and Jessie Lacaeyse shared with the group how their organization helps support area families who have babies in the NICU. Support...
GRINNELL, IA – Community partners have worked together to submit a video entry entitled #GrinnelliansUnite to the Iowa Economic Development Authority’s new #IowansUnite CommUNITY Contest. The contest asks for a creative and inspirational video showcasing community pride and support...
Grinnell, IA – The Iowa Women’s Foundation has unveiled the 8th edition of Ovation: A Tribute to Iowa Women and Girls. The book features tributes to 132 women who have made an impact on their families, friends, colleagues and communities. These...
Grinnell, Iowa - It is with a heavy heart that we share the news that Chairman of the Board, F. Addison Jones, passed away on Friday, June 18th at the age of 92.  During his nearly lifelong career of 67 years...
The Grinnell Mutual Group Foundation has partnered with local non-profit Imagine Grinnell and the 1000 Trees project to offer a two-year, $20,000 challenge grant to replace trees throughout Grinnell that were lost to the 2020 Derecho. The grant will...
The Iowa Technology Roadshow presented by UScellular will be in Grinnell on June 23 at Hotel Grinnell, featuring a panel of Iowa technology leaders, including:Dave Nelson, CEO at PratumSamantha Dahlby, Director of K-12 Ed & K-12 Tech Education at...
GRINNELL, Iowa — The exhibition “Our Voice: Celebrating the Coretta Scott King Illustrator Awards” will be available to view from June 25 through August 15, 2021, at the Grinnell College Museum of Art. This exhibition was organized by the National Center...
 Weekly Update: June 11, 2021 Dear Grinnell-Newburg Board of Education, Staff, Families, and Friends: Happy Summer! As we enter our first week of summer break, the principals, staff, and district office are busy preparing for next year by working on curriculum,...
Grinnell, IA – June 10, 2021 – UnityPoint Health® – Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) was proud to honor Kristina Beck, RN, BSN, intensive care unit (ICU) with The DAISY Award® for Extraordinary Nurses during Nurses’ Week in May. The award is part of...
Weekly Update: May 28, 2021 Dear Grinnell-Newburg Board of Education, Staff, Families, and Friends: As we begin to wrap up one of the most challenging years in the history of education, I want to take a moment to thank all of...
A hybrid of in-person and online programming will be offered by Drake Community Library and Grinnell College Museum of Art weekly this summer. Art activities and books are the perfect pairings for summer fun. The summer team will include...
Weekly Update: May 21, 2021 Dear Grinnell-Newburg Board of Education, Staff, Families, and Friends: This week we have experienced yet another quick curveball as we navigate an already challenging school year. The news of the HF 847, which indicated that masks...
Ambassadors visited Cirks Financial Services this week to meet new partner Dustin Smith and learn more about changes and updates in the investment industry due to the pandemic. Owner Tom Cirks and his team have seen a dramatic increase...
The Poweshiek County Emergency Management Agency, Iowa Department of Homeland Security and Emergency Management (HSEMD), National Weather Service (NWS), and Iowa Emergency Management Association (IEMA) have joined together to promote Severe Weather Awareness Week in Iowa. Severe Weather Awareness Week,...
Grinnell, IA – May 13, 2021 – Believe what you do makes a difference, because it does. The UnityPoint Health® - Grinnell Regional Medical Center (GRMC) Foundation is honored to serve as the development and fundraising organization for GRMC. Gifts of...
The City of Grinnell Parks & Recreation Department was awarded a $2,500 grant from the Iowa Foundation for Parks and Recreation (IFPR) on Monday, May 10th to aid with recovery from the August 2020 Derecho. Grinnell was one of four...
The board elected Michael Kahn, a 1974 Grinnell graduate, to a two-year term GRINNELL, Iowa — The Grinnell College Board of Trustees recently elected Michael Kahn to serve as board chair. A 1974 Grinnell graduate, Kahn has been a member of the...
GRINNELL, IA (May 11, 2021) – The deadline to participate in the Central Iowa Broadband Survey has been extended to Friday, May 14. Poweshiek Iowa Development is part of a broader group of public and private funders working together...
The public fund drive for the Grinnell Veterans Memorial Building has received commitments of $100,000 from both the City of Grinnell Hotel-Motel Tax Committee and Grinnell College, taking its total committed funding to over $1,200,000. The Grinnell College grant...
GRINNELL – The Grinnell Farmers Market will begin the 2021 season on Thursday, May 13th from 3-6PM and Saturday, May 15th from 10AM - noon. The market is excited to welcome back many long time vendors with the addition...