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COVID Recovery Iowa

Free, confidential counseling, group activities, support groups, and resources are available through COVID Recovery Iowa. Visit and complete a contact form and a counselor will contact you. Comm552 COVID RecoveryIowa Flyer (1)

Umbrella Arts 2021 Art/Sculpture Contest

The Umbrella Arts 2021 ART/Sculpture Contest THEME: CHOOSE HOPE Businesses, Organizations, Individuals, Families in the Clayton Ridge School District are invited to Participate. Prizes will be awarded in the following categories: LITERARY/WRITTEN WORD/SONG: Examples: an original poem, story, 1-Act Play, Music, Game, Dance, etc. [Winners should expect that their entry will be publicized, acted, performed.] … [Read More]

USDA Rural Development Accepting Grant Applications for 2021 REAP Energy Audit & Renewable Energy Development Assistance

USDA Rural Development Accepting Grant Applications for 2021 REAP Energy Audit & Renewable Energy Development Assistance Applications Due March 31, 2021 Informational webinar February 4 (see below for more information) USDA Rural Development is now accepting applications for the Rural Energy for America Program Renewable Energy Systems & Energy Efficiency Improvements (REAP RES/EEI), with an … [Read More]

Iowa’s Scenic Byway Passport

Iowa’s Scenic Byway Passport is your ticket to discovering the beauty of Iowa’s miles of scenic byways. You’ll experience small town America, diverse landscapes, historic sites and unique restaurants, shops and attractions. Each month in 2021, one byway traveler will win a Byway Prize Package which will include gift certificates for hotels, restaurants, attractions and … [Read More]

SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening; Issue New Guidance

SBA and Treasury Announce PPP Re-Opening; Issue New Guidance WASHINGTON – The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA), in consultation with the Treasury Department, announced today that the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) will re-open the week of January 11 for new borrowers and certain existing PPP borrowers. To promote access to capital, initially only community financial institutions will … [Read More]

Fresh Conversations

What is Fresh Conversations? Fresh Conversations provides a new, or fresh, newsletter each month. Each issue focuses on a current health topic and offers practical tips and sensible solutions to everyday problems that get in the way of doing what most people want to do: eat well and live well! The newsletter provides up-to-date information … [Read More]

Explore Iowa State Parks from Home

2020 marks the centennial of Iowa state parks. Visiting parks is a little different right now, so here’s some suggestions for enjoying your favorite state park — and maybe discover a new one — from your own home. 100th Anniversary on Iowa PBS Looking for your next TV show? Watch special editions of Iowa Outdoors featuring … [Read More]

Food Pantry in Edgewood

Edgewood Cornerstone Family Practice Food Pantry 101 S. Washington St., Edgewood, IA 563-252-3215 or 563-880-8461. Call in your order and it will be delivered the next day the clinic is open. Food Pantry Poster EW New

Child Care Resource & Referral: Child Care Openings

Child Care Services CCR&R is your resource for all things child care! Parent Referral Hotline 855-244-5301 or Parent Specialists offer referrals to parents for information on child care openings for home and center-based child care and no-cost education and guidance on selecting the best child care program for your families. Map for Child Care … [Read More]