News for Community

Friday, January 30 2015
Ashford University’s Cortona Art Gallery will feature “Of One's Own,” a collection of paintings by Davenport, Iowa artist Leslie Bell from February 5 through March 3. An artist’s reception will be held at the gallery on Tuesday, March 3 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. “It’s been said that a husband is a man with his nerve extracted. My characters (creations of my ...read more
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Thursday, January 29 2015
On February 14, 2015 Fulton Kiwanis Club and the Fulton Chamber of Commerce will be hosting a Valentine’s Dance and Silent Auction Fundraiser. This event will take place from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Manny’s Too. Coupe De Ville will be performing on this evening. Hors d’oeuvres and a couple of drinks will be provided per person with the purchase of tickets. How much you ask? If you ...read more
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Monday, January 26 2015
Timber Lake Playhouse, the professional summer theatre in Mount Carroll, will hold open auditions for teenagers and young adults who look like high school students for ensemble roles in their summer production of Hairspray . The company is seeking to cast up to ten strong dancers who can sing. African Americans are strongly encouraged to audition. Auditions will be held on Saturday, February ...read more
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Friday, January 23 2015
Creating a transition plan to make sure a farm continues as a productive, agricultural business can be challenging. Farm women can have a key role in successful farm transitions. Managing for Today and Tomorrow, a new Annie's Project course for women, is divided into the following planning areas: · Succession Planning - Transferring knowledge, skills, labor, management, control and ...read more
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Tuesday, January 20 2015
It’s time to THINK SPRING! Any group or governmental agency that helps maintain or enhance any of Fulton’s public garden areas should consider applying now through February 28 th for grant money available from the Fulton Gardens Fund . All applications need to be received by FACE (Fulton’s community foundation) on or before Saturday, February 28, 2015. Requests can be made for ...read more
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Monday, January 19 2015
Clinton Area Showboat Theatre is excited to announce local audition information for the 2015 summer season. Auditions will be held February 14 th and 15 th at the Mullany Theatre on the Ashford University campus. Please email krisjdoss@hotmail.com for an audition appointment. Actors The Clinton Showboat is looking for actors (ages 8+) to fill a variety of roles in the 2015 Summer Season. These ...read more
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Monday, January 19 2015
Clinton Community College will host the 34th Annual B-rrry Scurry 4-Mile Run on Saturday, February 7, 2015. Runners and walkers agree the race day atmosphere is exciting, the route is flat and fast with chip timing and instant results, and the post-race party is legendary – all the necessary ingredients for “one of the best little races in the Midwest!” Proceeds of the race ...read more
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Wednesday, January 14 2015
Clinton’s Bickelhaupt Arboretum has officially been donated to Eastern Iowa Community Colleges (EICC) and will become a part of EICC’s Clinton Community College (CCC). Formal acceptance of the property has been approved by the EICC Board of Trustees. The Bickelhaupt Arboretum is a privately funded 14-acre outdoor museum of select-labeled trees, shrubs, ground covers, perennials and ...read more
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Thursday, January 08 2015
Workshops to Provide Tips on Best Practices to Establish, Manage and Market Funds Bill Menner, USDA Rural Development State Director in Iowa, today announced that agency staff will be presenting nine workshops in January to help rural community leaders establish, manage and market revolving loan funds. The workshops will be held from January 12 through January 30 in the following communities: ...read more
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Monday, January 05 2015
American Red Cross volunteers answered the call for help on Wednesday morning – responding to a home fire in the 1000 block of South 10 th Street in Clinton. Red Cross Disaster Action Team volunteers met with the family (14 individuals) living in the home offering comfort and hope, and based on their needs provided assistance included lodging, food and clothing. The Disaster Action Team ...read more
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