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1000Trees Grinnell Received Iowa DNR Grant & Plans Fall Planting Event

September 20, 2022 Imagine Grinnell and its 1000 Trees initiative recently received a grant from the Iowa Department of Natural Resources through its Derecho Community Forestry Grant Program. This grant will allow 1000Trees to purchase trees to be planted in the Right-Of-Way (ROW) throughout the 50112 zip code and at Ahrens Park. Additional trees [...]

Imagine Grinnell’s Get-Together at Marvin Garden

September 12, 2022 Imagine Grinnell invites volunteers, friends and community members to Get-Together at Marvin Gardens for an end of the season celebration! The event takes place on Sunday, September 18 from 1 – 3 p.m. and includes appetizers, beverages and live music from Emma Kieran, singer-songwriter from Grinnell College. Seating will be limited and [...]

2022-09-13T15:11:57-06:00September 12th, 2022|Giving Gardens, Imagine Grinnell|

Mental Health Speaker Series September 15th

September 1, 2022 The Grinnell-Newburg Community School District and the Grinnell Area Mental Health Consortium have partnered to bring a community-wide speaking event series to Grinnell. The second event addresses the topic of the effects of media on children. On September 15, Dr. Douglas Gentile research scientist, author, and professor of Psychology at Iowa State [...]

2022-09-01T13:28:01-06:00September 1st, 2022|Foundation News, JPK|

Grinnell Area Mental Health Consortium is the 2022 “Leave It Better Than You Found It” Winner

August 18, 2022 Back Row (Left to Right): Larry Jansen, Tom Latimer, Frank Shults, Dave Ketter, Rachel Bly, Chief Michael McClelland, Jennifer Cogley (Director of Programs CDAF), Lori Schoh. Front Row (Left to Right): Terry Mason, Karen Phillips, Dr. JR Paulson, Melissa Ford. Not pictured: Brenda Daily, Julie Smith, Shannon Fitzgerald, Linda Romero, Jim Gilbert The [...]

2022-08-19T13:00:52-06:00August 17th, 2022|Foundation News, JPK|

Grinnell has 9 Giving Gardens providing free produce to all

July 28, 2022 Fresh, free produce is available anytime at local Giving Gardens! See the locations And watch the facebook page Grinnell Giving Gardens for updates.

Native Landscaping in Bloom at Ahrens Park

July 26, 2022 Have you noticed the awesome native plants and wildflowers around Ahrens Park? Check them out next time you’re here. There are 3 different native landscaping areas around the park. Which ones can you find below

Unity Point – GRMC Giving Garden

July 22, 2022 Basil and Tomatoes... what an amazing combination. You can find them both at the UPH-GRMC Giving Garden. Located conveniently in the Healing garden on Reed St. The Giving Gardens are supported by funds donated and grants. If you want to support the gardens by giving, see the link here: https://ahrensfamilyfoundation.org/giving-gardens/

2022-07-27T13:01:33-06:00July 22nd, 2022|Giving Gardens|

Join Plate To Plant Compost Program

July 18, 2022 Join the Plate to Plant compost program!!! Imagine Grinnell is staring itssummer subscription drive (open for the whole month of August). Composting is as easy to start and has a huge impact. By putting your food scraps into the compost bin, you can divert 1/3rd of your car's carbon emissions for the year! [...]

2022-07-27T12:34:11-06:00July 18th, 2022|Giving Gardens, Imagine Grinnell|
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