Category archives for: Arts and Education

New D.C. Area Mini-Pitch Unveiled to Support Increased Access to Youth Soccer Programming

Petworth Recreation Center

WASHINGTON D.C. – Youth soccer players from throughout Washington D.C. were on hand today for the unveiling of a new mini-pitch at Petworth Recreation Center, as part of a national effort to positively impact the lives of young people through participation in the sport. The event was attended by youth soccer players who are members […]

Community 1st Credit Union Names Ditxa Richards As Oskaloosa Branch Manager

OTTUMWA, IA – Community 1st Credit Union is pleased to announce Ditxa Richards has been named Oskaloosa branch manager. Richards will oversee the credit union’s Oskaloosa location after being at C1st for seven years as an assistant branch manager and personal representative, both behind the phone and in person. Most recently, she was the assistant […]

Hunter Education Class

Wednesday, August 15 Thursday, August 16 Russell Wildlife Area 5:00 – 9:00 pm (both days) This course is free of charge, but space is limited and pre-registration is required at www.iowadnr.gov. Anyone born after January 1st, 1972 must attend a Hunter Education course before they are allowed to purchase an Iowa hunting license. Any person […]

Dutch Oven & Campfire Picnic

Saturday, August 11 Russell Wildlife Area 10:00 am Dutch Oven Mini-Lesson 12:00 pm Lunch on the Table Celebrate summer with the Mahaska County Conservation Board by joining us at a picnic with yard games and food made in Dutch ovens or over the campfire. If you would like to learn more about Dutch oven cooking, […]

I-Spy Nature Hike

Tuesday, August 7 Russell Wildlife Area I-spy books are a lot of fun for all ages…how about taking it outdoors? The Mahaska County Conservation Board invites you to come out to the Russell Wildlife Area On Tuesday, August 7th and take a hike down a trail to find hidden objects. Some won’t be easy to […]

Mahaska County to use “flipped” classroom for Master Gardener Training this fall

Mahaska County Extension is now enrolling for a Master Gardener training to begin September 4, 2018. Enrollment is due August 24. Mahaska County will use a “flipped” classroom for their core training this fall. In flipped classrooms, the recorded presentations by ISU professionals are viewed on your own outside of class. Class (face to face) […]

Community 1st Credit Union Names Julie Montgomery Human Resources Manager

OTTUMWA, IA –Community 1st Credit Union is pleased to announce Julie Montgomery has been named Human Resources manager. Montgomery comes to the branch with extensive HR and management experience. She spent the past five years as the Director of HR at Mahaska Bottling in Oskaloosa supporting more than 200 employees across three states. Prior to […]

William Penn Graduate Provided Health Service to Members of the Homeless Community

Charles 'Chuck' Sauer (left) examines another WPU Nursing student during in-class studies. (submitted photo)

(OSKALOOSA, Iowa) — William Penn graduate, Chuck Sauer (’18), has dedicated his time and energy to assist doctors, nurses, hospital staff, and family members at Mercy Medical Center. His role inside the hospital is best described as a ‘resource person’, but the service that he selflessly chose to provide to the homeless community in Des […]

Oskaloosa’s Sweet Corn Serenade Set For July 26

Pie Baking Contest & Pedal Tractor Pull Main Street’s Sweet Corn Serenade typically brings 5,000 people to downtown Oskaloosa for fresh cooked sweet corn. Thursday, July 26 is the date. Pie bakers are needed for the pie-baking contest. The entry fee for the pie baking contest is one pie—simply bring one pie to judge and […]

Audi Field’s Debut to Bring Heightened Fan Experience, Energy Efficiency With LED Field Lighting

Audi Field (submitted photo)

WASHINGTON D.C. – Saturday night will mark D.C. United’s home debut at newly-built Audi Field, featuring a state-of-the-art LED lighting system designed to enhance the stadium experience and help advance the Club’s commitment to environmental responsibility. Among D.C. United’s top priorities throughout the planning, design, and construction of Audi Field were to provide a top […]

     

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