Grantee Spotlight

Ottumwa Noon Lions Keeping Priorities In Focus

Ottumwa Noon Lions Keeping Priorities In Focus

One of the main ways the Ottumwa Noon Lions Club is making a difference in children’s lives is to provide service and support to the Iowa KidSight Program.

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25
Feb
2021

Legacy Youth Alliance Partners with Cardinal Preschool

Reading is the foundation for academic success. According to the Iowa Department of Education Early Literacy Initiative, nearly 1 in 4 Iowa 3rd grade students is not proficient in reading. For that reason, early childhood education is a priority area for the Legacy Youth Alliance (LYA). The Legacy Youth Alliance used their service project fund […]

10
Feb
2021

Scholar Spotlight: Shania Wilz

While she was a student at Oskaloosa High School, Shania Wilz started working in the Mahaska Drug gift department. After high school, Shania knew she wanted to pursue a pharmacy career. She obtained her bachelor’s degree in biology at William Penn University and continued working at Mahaska Drug. Simultaneously she earned her certification as a […]

3
Feb
2021

Eldon Uptown/Downtown Leverages Bright Ideas Grant

Eldon Uptown/Downtown is a non-profit focused on bringing vibrancy back to the community’s commercial district. In 2017 the non-profit, led by Eldon resident Donna Jeffrey, received the buildings at 217 and 219 West Elm in Eldon as a donation. Prior, the buildings had sat empty for seven years. Eldon Uptown/Downtown was awarded a $30,000 Bright […]

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