Category archives for: Clubs and Organizations

MudbuM teams up with Tenco

During the recent MudbuM move-in day, Tenco and MudbuM staff paused briefly for a photo. Those pictured are Codie Amason, Tenco Director of Operations; Lorrie Bouchard, Tenco Vocational Services; Dixie Merritt, Tenco Vocational Services Director; MudbuM boy Niles "Willie" Bailey; Bob Merritt, Tenco Maintenance Director; MudbuM boy Blaine “Crash” Garrett; and Seth Hoover, Tenco Centerville Vocational Services. (photo by Mendy McAdams)

Tenco has a 52-year history of working with established businesses and industries to provide employment opportunities for people with disabilities. Organizational employment, as it is referred, is contracted work with the private sector that is conducted within a Tenco facility. For example, Tenco has contracts with John Deere Ottumwa Works, Kness Manufacturing in Albia, Tiger […]

4-H members donate to MHP Birthing Center

In honor of National 4-H Week, Mahaska Masters 4-H Club members wanted to give back to the community. They decided to present a gift to the first baby born at the MHP Birthing Center during the celebratory week. Honoree Denver Davis, son of Angel and Dustin Davis of New Sharon, was delivered by Dr. Jeffrey […]

Central College Earns National Honor for Community Service

Central College

PELLA — Central College was named to Honor Roll with Distinction in three categories for the 2015 President’s Award for Community Service by the Corporation for National and Community Service. This nationwide designation is part of the 2015 President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll. Central earned the honor for each category entered: general community […]

Oskaloosa Area Chamber finds a new home!

Oskaloosa Logo

After 60+ years at 124 North Market Street, the Oskaloosa Area Chamber and Development Group will be moving to a new location. Effective Monday, October 3, 2016, making the move to 222 1st Avenue East in Oskaloosa will be the Chamber, Oskaloosa Main Street, Mahaska County Agricultural & Rural Development, Mahaska FutureView and Mahaska Community […]

Players and Community Invited to Challenger Softball League Games

The Mahaska County YMCA

The Mahaska County YMCA and Imagine the Possibilities have once again partnered to bring a Challenger Softball League to the Mahaska Community. With games starting soon, players are encouraged to sign-up and play, and the community is encouraged to come watch the games. “Challenger Softball,” said Mahaska County YMCA Youth Program Director Emily Macki, “allow […]

The Exchange Hears Money Talk

he Exchange for Entrepreneurs hosted special guest Bryan Ziegler and his presentation “Finding Money.”

Money. It’s a topic business start-ups, entrepreneurs, and business owners address daily. Whether it’s learning how to make ends meet or finding money to address successful expansion, the topic generated a lively discussion Friday morning when The Exchange for Entrepreneurs hosted special guest Bryan Ziegler and his presentation “Finding Money.” Ziegler is the Regional Director […]

6th Annual Oskaloosa Indian Booster Club Golf Outing

Oskaloosa Indian Booster Club

The Oskaloosa Indian Booster Club will host the 6th annual best ball Golf Outing on Saturday August 6, 2016 at Oskaloosa Golf with an 11:00 a.m. shot gun start. Once again, the Booster Club has acquired a Title Sponsor for this event. We are very pleased to announce that Mahaska Communications Group continues to be […]

Jason Tipsword Joins Daily Youth Theatre’s “Performer’s Journey”

Jason Tipsword worked with the Summer Camp in 2013

OSKALOOSA, IA — Jason Tipsword, the only certified stage combat teacher in the state of Iowa, joins the George Daily Youth Theatre this week as a guest teacher. Tipsword works with the “Performer’s Journey” camp, which is geared toward actors who want to learn more of the disciplined art of theatre. On the first day, […]

The Oskaloosa Indian Booster Club has begun its membership drive for the 2016-2017 school year.

Oskaloosa Indian Booster Club

Since its re-introduction in 2010, the OIBC has been fortunate, through a dedicated membership, to provide a substantial amount of funding to activities in the Oskaloosa School District. During our 2015 business year, groups benefited from over $38,000 with support of OIBC funds included Robotics, Softball, Student Council, Wrestling, Soccer, Shooting Team, Dance, Cheer, Basketball, […]

Exchange for Entrepreneurs Hosts Free Program “Taking the Leap”

The Exchange Oskaloosa CoWorking

OSKALOOSA – According to the US Bureau of Labor Statistics nearly 65 million Americans will be freelancers, temps and independent contractors by the year 2020. Stepping outside the comfort zone of being employed to build upon the dream of being a business owner cannot be easy. The Exchange for Entrepreneurs in Mahaska County has talked […]


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