September 1, 2021 SAVE THE DATE! After a year of social distancing and disconnection, we are excited to participate in the Healthiest State Initiative 11th Annual Walk, presented by Delta Dental of Iowa, and connect with our fellow Iowans! Please register here for the October 6th walk at Ahrens Parkat 1:00 p.m. The walk [...]
September 1, 2021 Thank you to Great Western Bank for supporting the Poweshiek Housing Assistance Fund with a $2,500 Making Life Great Grant! This grant will be used to assist individuals and families who are facing housing insecurity in Poweshiek County. The Poweshiek Housing Assistance Fund is one of our partner programs helping individuals [...]
August 31, 2021 The Giving Gardens are ready for harvest! Check out Marvin Garden on Marvin Ave. west of Los Girasoles, UPH-GRMC garden in the healing garden- wheelchair accessible, and Summer St. garden at the end of Summer St. south. Grinnell Rotary Club
August 27, 2021 Yesterday was Women's Equality Day, commemorating the struggles of women to be heard, as fierce advocates who gained the statutory right to vote. Women’s Equality Day gives us an opportunity to reflect on the continuing struggle for equality in the workplace and the role of women in our public life. We are [...]
August 26, 2021 Sample Tiger Packs going out tomorrow! The sign up for students in preK-8th grade is included in the bag or see the district newsletter. A big shout out to our volunteers today!
August 24, 2021 As we gear up for a new school year, help us support after school opportunities for girls right here in our community by donating to SHE Counts. $1 of each sale for the remainder of August will go to the organization.
August 20, 2021 Thank you Pagliai's Pizza Grinnell and Prairie Produce! Pagliai's Pizza of Grinnell donated $2 of each sweet corn pizza they made this past week totaling $578 to the Grinnell Food Coalition. A big thank you to Prairie Produce for donating the sweet corn and partnering with them in this special. Pagliai's stated, [...]
August 18, 2021 The Grinnell-Newburg Community School District is the 2021 recipient of the “Leave It Better Than You Found It” award from the Claude W. and Dolly Ahrens Foundation (CDAF). The G-N district received multiple nominations citing the staff and administration’s dedicated response to COVID-19 and the derecho and its care for students [...]
August 17, 2021 Imagine Grinnell and its 1000Trees Grinnell initiative will be hosting a fall planting event on Saturday, October 9 for pre-ordered trees. Trees are purchased with funds from Grinnell Mutual Foundation Grant, Clarity Eye Care, Roland and Dielman, Cirks Financial Services, Ramsey Weeks, Total Rehab, Grinnell Eye Care, Grinnell Family Care, Grinnell [...]
August 16, 2021 Hey, have you noticed our native landscaping areas are starting to bloom? Lots of one eyed susans are popping up everywhere. We have three different areas around the park dedicated to native landscaping to enjoy. Next year we expect full blooms of so many more native flowers and grasses.