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Altrusa International Foundation, Inc.

Altrusa International of Oskaloosa, Inc. is honored to be able to present United Way of Mahaska County’s Take a Long Program with a grant from the International Foundation on August 11,2017. (submitted photo)

Altrusa International of Oskaloosa, Inc. is honored to be able to present United Way of Mahaska County’s Take a Long Program with a grant from the International Foundation on August 11,2017. The Take-Along Weekend Food Program was launched by United Way of Mahaska County in October of 2015. The purpose of this program: to tackle the […]

Audience Appeal Earns 4-H’ers Awards at Iowa State Fair

4-H Clover

Mahaska County 4-H’ers earned recognition as communicators at the Iowa State Fair. 4-H’ers compete in four categories of oral communication — educational presentations, working exhibits, extemporaneous speaking — and one category of visual communication. In educational presentations, the 4-H’ers teach their audience about a topic they selected and researched. In working exhibits, the 4-H’ers invite […]

Mahaska County 4-H’ers Exhibit Livestock During Iowa State Fair

4-H Clover

Mahaska County 4-H youth showed livestock during the 2017 Iowa State Fair. “Youth gain so many positive skills by exhibiting livestock,” Mike Anderson, 4-H agriculture superintendent said. “The dedication, responsibility, decision-making and leadership they develop can prepare them for careers that use these skills.” Mahaska County exhibitors placed as follows: Breeding Beef Drake Hall – […]

Mahaska County 4-H Exhibitors at Iowa State Fair

4-H Clover

Mahaska County 4-H’ers developed non-livestock (static) entries to be judged among over 3000 exhibits in the 4-H Exhibits Building at the Iowa State Fair. Having an exhibit selected to exhibit at the state fair is an honor. “Exhibits at the Iowa State Fair demonstrate that 4-H’ers set goals for themselves and work to meet those […]

KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS ANNOUNCES THEIR ANNUAL DRIVE

Oskaloosa News

The Oskaloosa Council of the Knights of Columbus to run their annual C.P.I.D. Drive the week of Aug. 20 -27th. This drive familiar to people because of tootsie Rolls handed out for donation is officially the Campaign for Persons with Intellectual Disabilities (C.P.I.D.). Members will put on their yellow and red aprons, collecting donations to […]

Christian Opportunity Center Increases Supported Employment Efforts

Christian Opportunity Center is increasing its supported employment efforts in the wake of new State rules eliminating sheltered employment. COC has been providing supported employment services since 1987 and has many success stories of people who have become long-tenured, dependable employees in community businesses. COC provides on-the-job training and support to help people with disabilities […]

Trail Tram Season Is Here

The Trail Tram Season has started!! Call MCRF to schedule a tour at 641-672-2499. Enjoy the beautiful weather while learning about the trail and Oskaloosa community when you ride the trail trams!

YMCA TAKING RESERVATIONS FOR SUMMER CAMPS

OSKALOOSA – It’s not officially summer without summer camp activities, and the Mahaska County YMCA is already gearing up for “Discovery Y” – summer day camp series with a different theme each week. This year, the day camps begin May 24 and conclude August 18. Kim Stutting, Youth Coordinator for Mahaska County Y, said there […]

Color Me United 5K and YMCA Healthy Kids Day

Color Me United 5K and YMCA Healthy Kids Day April 29, 2017 – Oskaloosa, Iowa On April 29th, 2017 United Way of Mahaska County and the Mahaska County YMCA will come together to host Color Me United 5K and YMCA Healthy Kids Day. This event will take place in the William Penn Activity Center (PAC). […]

YMCA Fall Preschool Online Mandatory Pre-registration Available April 10

OSKALOOSA – Though the calendar indicates spring has just begun, it’s time to start thinking about fall preschool for the area’s children. Preschool Open Houses will allow parents and preschoolers to view facilities and meet early learning teams and staff. It will also be a good time to ask questions about the new, pre-registration process […]

         

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