Nominations for the Iowa Partners in Efficiency Award will be accepted through Thursday September 30th. The Award was established to recognize employees that use techniques to increase productivity. Elliot Smith, executive director with the Iowa Business Council says they want to recognize those that foster better work environments.
Smith says the Iowa Business Council for many years has had a focus on installing a culture in the public sector of fostering better work environments and drive efficiency.
To apply you can go to www.iowabusinesscouncil.org. The award will be presented in Des Moines during the Iowa Business Council’s 25th Annual Partnership meeting on January 31st.
State Senator Becky Schmitz of Fairfield is hosting a Public Forum on Community Safety next week. They will be discussing new laws passed to make communities safer, including laws craking down on sex offenders, preventing domestic violence murders, banning texting while driving and more. The Forum will be held Thursday September 16th at 11am at Revelations in the upstairs room at 112 North Main Street.
Title: American Quilters Bus Trip
Description: The Kalona Historical Village will be hosting a bus trip to the American Quilters Society Show in
Des Moines on October 7th. Cost for the trip is $65 and includes coffee, and doughnuts for
breakfast on the bus, entry into the show, dinner at the Machine Shed, bus trip, and gratuities to
the driver. For more information please contact Nancy at firstname.lastname@example.org or 319-656-2519,
limited seating is available and is on a first come first server basis.
Title: Kalona Fall Festival
Description: The Kalona Fall Festival is Friday September 24th from 9 a.m. – 9 p.m and Saturday September 25th 9 a.m. – 5. p.m. Admission is $5, kids 7-12: $2. There is something for every member of the family. Homemade local foods, working demonstrations, handmade crafts, antiques, kids activities, horse and pony rides, live entertainment from Jake McVey. 15 historical buildings and museums, gem and mineral museum, 2 nationally known quilt and textile museums, largest spool cabinet display will be open. For more information contact Nancy at email@example.com or 319-656-2519
Start Date: 2010-09-24
End Date: 2010-09-25
Title: Washington Fall Clean up
Description: Fall clean-up is held in the middle of October but the exact date has not been set yet. People should not be putting items for pick up on the curbs yet. If we receive complaints about their junk, they will be ticketed.
Start Date: 2010-09-07
End Date: 2010-10-15
4 year female miniature Schnauzer
4 tickets to Adventureland for this weekend