Category archives for: Clubs and Organizations

Grant Hladik Earns Eagle Scout Rank

On October 11, 2016, Grant Hladik of University Park was awarded the highest advancement award the Boy Scouts of America offers to Scouts, the rank of Eagle Scout. A member of Troop 71, chartered by the Central United Methodist Church in Oskaloosa, Hladik is one of approximately 5 percent of all Boy Scouts who attain […]

Tenco Receives Maximum Accreditation by CARF International

In December, Tenco Industries was visited by the Commission on Accreditation of Rehabilitation Facilities International (CARF), Inc. and recently received notice from them that accreditation has been extended for three years through January 2020, which is the maximum accreditation allowable under CARF International regulations. In a letter to Tenco Director of Operations, Codie Amason, CARF […]

Elks Donate To Environmental Learning Center

Sieda Community Action Seeking Candidates for Board of Directors

Ottumwa, Iowa December 16, 2016 – Sieda Community Action is seeking candidates to serve as low-income representatives for their board of directors. Sieda’s Board of Directors is the governing body of the nonprofit corporation and is responsible for establishing corporate policy, including matters related to the establishment of the agency goals and objectives, the agency’s […]

William Penn Computer Club Joins Mission to Introduce Students to Computer Science

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) – Computers are everywhere, changing every industry on the planet, but fewer than half of all schools teach computer science. Girls and minorities are severely underrepresented in computer science classes and in the tech industry. Good news is, we’re on our way to changing this. With the Hour of Code, computer science has […]

YMCA’s Hunts, Specials, and Requests

OSKALOOSA, IA – The Mahaska County YMCA is again sponsoring a Virtual Scavenger hunt for all residents of Mahaska County the week of December 11. Visiting the YMCA web site (www.MahaskaYMCA.org) and then filling out the Official Entry Form after finding six select images is all it takes to win a $50 gift card or […]

MudbuM teams up with Tenco

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

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!

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 […]

       

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