Category archives for: Clubs and Organizations

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 ( 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 […]

Players and Community Invited to Challenger Softball League Games

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

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 […]


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