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CRISIS INTERVENTION SERVICES RECEIVES $1,200 DONATION FROM LOCAL BUSINESSES

Crisis Intervention Services

On October 2nd, Smokey Row and Scratch Cupcakery organized a collaborative fundraiser on behalf of Crisis Intervention Services (CIS). The local event was held at Smokey Row, where Scratch Cupcakery used their Curbside program to bring their cupcakes to Oskaloosa’s residents. All proceeds earned from cupcake sales, an impressive $1,200, were donated to CIS to […]

Herbal Tea Time and Workshop

Join the Mahaska County Master Gardeners as they host Master Gardener Lois Harris in a Herbal Tea Time and workshop and on Thursday, November 16 at 6:30 pm at the Mahaska County Extension office, 212 North I Street Oskaloosa. Lois will present on herbal history and uses. We will also have a teatime followed by […]

YMCA Kids Corner Child Care Center Recognized

The Mahaska County YMCA Kids Corner Child Care Center, 2303 East 8th Avenue, University Park, IA has achieved a Level 4 Iowa Quality Rating System (QRS) rating from the Iowa Department of Human Services. This level 4 rating is based on a five level scale of quality measures. Previously the facility had garnered a level […]

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!

     

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