Heritage Foundation donates to Genealogical Society
The Marion County Heritage Community Foundation presented a check to the Marion County Genealogical Society this morning.
Halloween Family Night
The Knoxville Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization invites West Elementary and Northstar Elementary children and their families to a Halloween family night on Monday, Oct. 28, from 6- 8 p.m. at West Elementary School.
Businesses, Public Invited to Southern Iowa Community Health Forum
Southern Iowa business and community leaders are invited to explore how to make their workplaces and communities healthier at a Nov. 12 event in Osceola. A keynote speaker will discuss impacts of the Affordable Care Act for businesses in rural Iowa and small communities.
AGSL recognized as veteran-friendly
The Employers Support for the Guard and Reserve recognized Mark McKay and his business, AGSL Technology, for their efforts to support the military.
Knoxville's Coaches vs. Cancer event was #1
The 2013 Knoxville Coaches vs. Cancer event raised $50,741, which makes it the top event of its kind, based at a high school, in the United States of America.
Obamacare Navigators not trained yet
Planned Parenthood and Visiting Nurse Services of Iowa have been designated as the Navigators-Certified Application Counselors, for the 2010 Health Care Law known as "Obamacare" for Marion County. Marion County Public Health Director Kim Dorn says the navigators have not completed their training, though enrollment into the government exchanges began Oct. 1.
Health Board learns of shutdown effects
With 17 percent of the federal government in shutdown for 15 days, Marion County Public Health Director Kim Dorn told the Board of Health this morning that one of the affected programs, Women Infants and Children (WIC), has enough funding in the county to last through October.
Halloween family night
The Knoxville Elementary Parent-Teacher Organization invites West Elementary and Northstar Elementary children and their families to a Halloween family night on Monday, Oct. 28, from 6-8 p.m. at West Elementary School.
Remember to be safe when trick-or-treating
The Knoxville Police Department wants to remind everyone to have a safe time trick-or-treating this year and offers some safety tips from www.safekids.org.
Grand Theater Foundation receives nonprofit status
Dylan Morse with the Grand Theater Foundation informs the Journal-Express that the organization has been granted its nonprofit status from the Internal Revenue Service.
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