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Greater Jefferson County Foundation Grants $250,000 to New Child Care Center

Back row left-to-right: Joshua Laraby (FEDA), John Morrissey GJCF (Ex-Officio Legal Counsel), Jessica Jones (GJCF Board Member), Joan Fulton (GJCF Board Member), Frank Redeker (GJCF Vice President & Operational Grant Chair, Bryan Hunger (Jeff Co Kids) Front row left-to-right: Ashley Manning (GJCF Capital Grant Chair & Executive Secretary), Terri Kness (Jeff Co Kids)m Kara Waugh […]

C1st Foundation Awards $25,000 Grant to Jefferson Co Kids Early Childhood Learning Center

From left to right. Todd Reifsteck, Mark Franke, Kathy Thornton, Kate Van Pelt, Teri Bockting, Tammy Wetjen-Kesterson, Joshua Laraby, Jaime Thomas, and Greg Hanshaw   *Press Release courtesy of C1st Credit Union OTTUMWA, IA – The C1st Foundation awarded $25,000 in September to the Jefferson Co. Kids Early Childhood Learning Center in Fairfield, Iowa. The […]

IHCC Professional Development/Supervisory/Leadership Course offerings with Russ Curry

Professional Development Course offerings ($99 each): Managing Workplace Flexibility The New Normal: Visualizing & Creating the Future State of Your Workforce Teamwork The Mindful Manager: Promoting Self-Awareness To register, visit www.indianhills.edu/management   4-part Supervisory Leadership Series ($399 Series): Employment Law Basics Harassment and Discrimination Performance Management Discipline & Parting Ways To register, visit www.indianhills.edu/supervisorseries   […]

Washington State Bank Boosts Child Care Center

Pictured (Left-to-right): Mike Greiner (Washington State Bank), Bryan Hunger (Jefferson County Kids) Brittany Gavin (Washington State Bank)  Joshua Laraby (Fairfield Economic Development Association) Kate Van Pelt (Jefferson County Kids)  Todd Reifsteck (Jefferson County Kids)  (FAIRFIELD, IOWA) Washington State Bank has joined ranks with Jefferson County Kids to bring its future child care center a step […]

The Well Purchases Building in Fairfield

Fairfield, Iowa – The Well purchased the building that housed the Foursquare Church located on 1700 S Main Street in Fairfield, Iowa in early August. The 22,400 square foot space is an ideal size and location for the current and future needs of The Well including The Well Thrift Store retail area, donation processing room, […]

The Rise Of Work-From-Home Towns

Article Source: Bloomberg.com, Chicago Tribune  By Justin Fox Justin Fox is a Bloomberg Opinion columnist covering business. He was the editorial director of Harvard Business Review and wrote for Time, Fortune and American Banker. He is the author of The Myth of the Rational Market. The coronavirus pandemic, and the accompanying mass shift to doing […]

Financial Assistance Now available to Eligible Nonprofits Impacted by COVID-19

Volunteer Iowa and the Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) announced the launch of the Iowa Nonprofit Recovery Fund, an extension of the Iowa Small Business Relief Grant Program. The program will provide short-term relief to nonprofit organizations that have seen reduced revenue and/or increased costs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic. Eligible nonprofits may […]

Libertyville Savings Banks Partners on Child Care Center

  FAIRFIELD, IOWA (June 18, 2020) Libertyville Savings Bank, has joined ranks with Jefferson County Kids to bring its future child care center a step closer by pledging $50,000 toward the project. Jill Burnett, CEO of Libertyville Saving Banks said, “As a locally owned and operated bank, we are committed to supporting the needs of […]