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Better Tomorrows Early Childhood Iowa Celebrates the 50th Year

By Better Tomorrows ECI · April 13th, 2021
This week marks the 50th anniversary of the Week of the Young Child. This annual celebration is sponsored by the National Association of Young Children (NAEYC) to promote the importance of early childhood education. “This week provides an opportunity to acknowledge the important role we all play in the development of young children.

Benton-Iowa Decat & CPPC: Flourishing Families

By Benton Iowa Decat & CPPC · April 13th, 2021
Below is a link to the Benton-Iowa Decat & Community Partnership for Protecting Children (CPPC): Flourishing Families Newsletter for April 2021. Feel free to share with anyone interested. Click to view

Mississippi Valley Blood Drive in Shellsburg April 29

By Shellsburg Today · April 9th, 2021
The Shellsburg Lions Club is sponsoring a blood drive hosted by the Mississippi Valley Blood Center. The blood drive will be held Thursday, April 29 from 2:30 pm to 5:30 pm at the Legion Hall, 114 Main St SW. MASKS AND APPOINTMENTS ARE REQUIRED. To schedule, please call Ed Shaeffer at 319-389-2682 or online at www.

ASAC April Newsletter

By ASAC · April 9th, 2021
Recovery is PossibleBelow is a poem written by a patient from Heart of Iowa who overdosed 9 times in the two weeks before starting treatment. She is now training to be a parent partner and is going to school to be a counselor. Recovery is possible when you want to live more than you want to die. And that's when we come to you.

**This is in the Farmer's Savings Bank and Trust's basement meeting room, it is not handicap accessible**Wednesday, April 14, 2021 at 6:30 PM  – 8:30 PMA FREE class is being held in Vinton offering education and tips to help save lives.Question Persuade Refer (QPR) - 3 simple steps that anyone can learn to help save a life from suicide.


By Pink Heals · March 25th, 2021
There will be a social event on March 27, from 1-3:00 p.m. at the Fire Station in Vinton.Volunteers are needed for various activities.JOIN US TO FIND OUT MORE INFORMATION.For those interested but cannot attend, areas of assistance where you might fit include:Delivering flowers to those fighting illness, persons with a CDL that could drive the fire truck, help in fundraising events, participants for parades and various events.

Vinton Dialysis Service scheduled to end on April 10th in Vinton

By Valerie Close, Editor · March 25th, 2021
Virginia Gay Hospital received the following letter in regards to the closing of the dialysis treatment center at VGH. This was not a VGH decision and options are being researched for a solution at this time. The hospital just received the following letter. Unless there is a miracle, dialysis patients will have to travel for their care to a facility in Cedar Rapids.

Words on Wellness April Newsletter

By Iowa State University · March 25th, 2021
Attached you will find your edition of the April 2021 Words on Wellness newsletter.This edition features:• Start Simple with MyPlate• Recipe for Stuffed Bell Peppers• Use a Food Thermometer!• High-intensity Interval Training (HIIT)

Nutritional Education with Seniors

By Iowa State University · March 24th, 2021
Attached you will find the April NEWS (Nutrition Education with Seniors) newsletter.This edition features:· The Value in Variety· Canned Apricots· Let’s Talk Legal Aid· More Legal Resources· Recipe for Apricot Pops Want to reconnect with nature to grow and prepare your own food?Check out our Sow, Grow, Eat, and Keep Series.

VGH thanks the Community for participation in Blood Drive

By Virginia Gay Hospital · March 23rd, 2021
VGH is thankful for our community and support of LifeServe Blood Drives at VGH. When you donate blood you save lives!Virginia Gay and Vinton had a total of 24 Registered Donors and 24 Units collected. With these donations, up to 72 lives were saved or sustained.There were also 4 first time donors. ANOTHER GREAT DRIVE! THANK YOU SO MUCH!Next Blood Drive: May 25, 2021.

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