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Claude W. & Dolly Ahrens Foundation Awards

Art of Growing Community Awarded by the Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation October 13, 2016 GPCF Executive Director Nicole Brua-Behrens announced creation of the Art of Growing Community award, to be presented to an entity or individual in years when positive impact on the community is evident. She presented the inaugural award to Julie Gosselink [...]

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Ahrens Park Foundation Award

Iowa Sports Complex of the Year Awarded by the Iowa Turfgrass Institute In 2010, the Ahrens/Paschall Memorial Park was named the Iowa Sports Complex of the year. Its various sports fields were given high praise for the quality and overall care of the facility. The Iowa Turfgrass Institute established the award to recognize excellence of [...]

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Annual Awards Presented In Memory of Claude W. Ahrens

Ahrens' Playground Safety Advocate of the Year Award Awarded by the National Program for Playground Safety (NPPS) Each year the NPPS awards an individual that is dedicated to keeping our nation’s playgrounds safe in honor of Claude W. Ahrens. NPPS is the leader in research, training and development of S.A.F.E. play areas. NPPS’ mission is [...]

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