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SHARE Iowa Hires New Community Developer

Share Iowa located along South 7th in Oskaloosa

Oskaloosa, February, 2016: SHARE Iowa is pleased to announce its recent hire of Jen Gillespie as Community Developer. Gillespie will be responsible for increasing awareness and participation in existing host sites, work on the development of new host sites, and facilitate volunteer training programs. “I was attracted by SHARE Iowa’s mission to promote volunteerism through […]

Christian Opportunity Center promotes Bre Brooks to Human Resources Director

Christian Opportunity Center

Following a comprehensive search process, Christian Opportunity Center has promoted Bre Brooks to Human Resources Director after seven years with the organization in two different positions. Brooks began her time at COC as a Human Resources Associate in the winter of 2008. After 17 months, Brooks transferred to Program Coordinator, a position she has held […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Celebrates their Patients

To celebrate National Patient Recognition Day on Feb. 2, patients received a purple carnation from Whispering Tree Gifts, located on the lower level of the new patient care wing, as well as a thank you card. Shown receiving her flower from Whispering Tree Gifts Volunteer Floral Designer Dorothy Vos is Carolyn Clay of Oskaloosa.

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership celebrated National Patient Recognition Day on Tuesday, Feb. 2. Inpatients received a purple carnation in a vase, along with a card of thanks, delivered by MHP Whispering Tree Gifts Volunteer Floral Designer Dorothy Vos. “We know our patients have a choice when it comes to their healthcare,” MHP Chief […]

MHP Welcomes Family Nurse Practitioner Tonya Johannes

Family Nurse Practitioner Tonya Johannes

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership is pleased to welcome Family Nurse Practitioner Tonya Johannes to the Medical Group. “Tonya has been an MHP team member for three years. Her dedication to our organization and her work ethic make her a wonderful patient advocate,” MHP CEO Jay Christensen said. Johannes recently graduated from Maryville University […]

IOWA FARM BUREAU-MENTORED ACCUGRAIN WINS TOP ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR AT 97TH AMERICAN FARM BUREAU ANNUAL CONVENTION IN ORLANDO

Iowa's (and Oskaloosa's) own AccuGrain wins the Entrepreneur of the Year Award at American Farm Bureau Federation's Annual Convention! That's back-to-back champs from Iowa! (submitted photo)

IOWA FARM BUREAU-MENTORED ACCUGRAIN WINS TOP ENTREPRENEUR OF THE YEAR AT 97TH AMERICAN FARM BUREAU ANNUAL CONVENTION IN ORLANDO Real-Time Grain Inventory Startup and Renew Rural Iowa Award Winner Takes Home $30,000 in Prize Money During Rural Entrepreneurship Initiative Challenge ORLANDO, Fla. – January 12, 2016 – AccuGrain, a Rose Hill, Iowa-based agricultural technology startup, […]

MHP Expands Walk-In Availability in the Medical Group

Linda DeJong of Oskaloosa is being treated by Nurse Practitioner Eva Sietsema for a bad cough at MHP’s expanded Walk-In services. Sietsema has discontinued her primary care medical practice to serve as the lead provider for MHP Walk-In.

MAHASKA COUNTY – To meet the community’s request for more convenience, Mahaska Health Partnership has expanded Walk-In availability in the Medical Group. New Walk-In hours are Monday through Friday from 7 am to 8 pm; Saturday from 7 am to 5 pm; and Sunday from 11 am to 5 pm. Walk-In, located on the lower […]

Mahaska Health Partnership Announces Holiday Hours

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY– Mahaska Health Partnership wishes our patients and their families a wonderful holiday season. To ensure we are meeting the healthcare needs of our community while giving providers and staff time with their families, MHP’s holiday hours are listed below. In addition, expanded Walk-In services will also be offered in the Medical Group. For […]

MHP Recognized for Excellence in Patient Satisfaction

Mahaska Health Partnership

MAHASKA COUNTY – Mahaska Health Partnership is among 30 rural hospitals in Iowa recognized for Excellence in Patient Satisfaction. According to MHP Director of Business Development Ross Schultz, the recognition comes from the National Organization of State Offices of Rural Health (NOSORH). NOSORH was established in 1995 to assist State Offices of Rural Health in […]

PETCO PARK TO INSTALL MUSCO’S LED LIGHTING THIS OFFSEASON

SAN DIEGO – Petco Park, home of Major League Baseball’s San Diego Padres, will take the next major step toward energy sustainability this offseason, with the installation of Musco’s SportsCluster® LED system. In partnership with Cisterra Development, installation will begin at the end of December and is scheduled to be completed in early January. Petco […]

Iowa Wood Preservers Moves Forward With Expansion

Osky News

With site approval from the Oskaloosa City Council at their last meeting, Iowa Wood Preservers (IWP) is ready to move forward with the latest phase of a major expansion project that eventually will include over $1.1 million in capital investment and several new jobs. “Iowa Wood is glad to be part of the Oskaloosa community […]

 

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