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Imagine Grinnell Revamps Energy Toolkits at Drake Community Library

November 13, 2022 As the temperatures begin to plunge and utility bills begin to rise, Imagine Grinnell has revamped and restocked three Home Energy Toolkits at Drake Community Library. Originally created in 2009, home energy toolkits are for residents to check-out and utilize in their home to increase energy efficiency and lower monthly utility bills. [...]

2022-11-15T12:53:45-06:00November 13th, 2022|Imagine Grinnell|

Imagine Grinnell Announces Burner Gravel Clinics and Gravel Gobbler Event

November 4, 2022 Imagine Grinnell’s Prairie Burn group is holding 4, no-cost, 60-minute educational clinics about gravel biking, and hosting a Gravel Gobbler event on Thanksgiving coinciding with the annual Turkey Trot run. The Burner Gravel Clinic series, for all aged 14 or older, will focus on biking basics, from safety to pro tips. These [...]

2022-11-04T12:29:25-06:00November 4th, 2022|Foundation News, Imagine Grinnell|

50 Trees Planted in Grinnell

October 24, 2022 Celebrating another successful planting of trees by 1000Trees volunteers, a project of Imagine Grinnell, partner program of the Claude W. & Dolly Ahrens Foundation. Thank you to the Iowa Department of Natural Resources for the grant to plant 50 public trees. Thank you to our community partners, Bayer Crop Science, Grinnell [...]

Grinnell College Community Mini-Grant spotlight: Imagine Grinnell

October 3, 2022 Putting Down Roots — Imagine Grinnell Volunteer-operated and dedicated to the reforestation of Grinnell, TreeCorps functions under the leadership of the Imagine Grinnell program. The corps offers volunteer opportunities for multiple generations of Grinnell residents, as well as educational and community opportunities to connect. The $4,300 grant given to Imagine Grinnell [...]

2022-10-04T12:30:26-06:00October 3rd, 2022|Imagine Grinnell|

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|

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|

Learn about compost pickup in Grinnell

May 18, 2022 New compost dirt straight from the compost bins at Marvin Garden going onto the beds. Thank you Plate to Plant for your hard work! If you would like to learn about compost pickup in Grinnell send us a message or sign up here: https://bit.ly/3sGvrUl

2022-07-28T10:47:00-06:00May 18th, 2022|Giving Gardens, Imagine Grinnell|
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