Grinnell’s Campaign for Grade Level Reading Benefits from Funding Infusion

June 30, 2015 Grinnell College receives AmeriCorps National Service Grant to hire 14 AmeriCorps members and the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation donates 10K to propel the cause Through a grant from the Iowa [...]

GPCF honors Marshall with monthly award

June 3, 2015 The Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation (GPCF), founded by the late Tom Marshall, honored his legacy with a Pie in the Sky event at the foundation’s office on June 2, Marshall’s birthday. The [...]

Tom Marshall, GPCF Founder Dies

March 25, 2015 It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Tom Marshall, 81, founder and past president of the Greater Poweshiek Community Foundation. Tom died yesterday in the Mayflower Health Center [...]

New Signage At Ahrens Park

November 18, 2014 Ahrens Park added four large directional maps and eight distance markers to its walking path this fall. The purpose for the signage was to enhance the walking and exercising path and encourage [...]

Paul W. Ahrens Fitness Center Dedication

October 23, 2014 From left: Todd Linden, GRMC President and CEO; Shannon Fitzgerald, Ahrens Foundation CFO and Controller; Julie Gosselink, Foundation President and CEO; Chad Ahrens, Foundation board member; Susan Witt, GRMC and Foundation board [...]

GRMC’s New Ahrens Fitness Center & Postels Opens This Month

October 12, 2014 Facility Possible Thanks to Philanthropy There’s a lot of philanthropic muscle behind the new Paul W. Ahrens Fitness Center at Postels Community Health Park. Thanks to more than 300 gifts to [...]