Yesterday Governor Kim Reynolds signed a new proclamation regarding Covid-19 and the State of Iowa. To read the entire proclamation, please go to https://governor.iowa.gov/sites/default/files/documents/Public%20Health%20Proclamation%20-%202020.05.13.pdf. We have started getting calls regarding our on-site Dining Room operations. The proclamation does state that all vulnerable Iowans…including those older than 65 to limit their activities outside the home.
Train Station Family FitnessTrain Station Family Fitness will reopen Friday, May 8, 2020, for members. Only one person or family will be allowed in the gym at a time per the governor's orders. All members should have received an email with a Google sign up sheet. If you have any questions, please contact Kristine Shultis at 319-521-4185.
At this time we will remain open. Our temporary hours are 9am-8pm, serving food until 7:30pm. We will be putting together new guidelines and get them posted.
Divine Decadents Candy & Cafe will be serving burgers, wraps, sandwiches and soups, etc Monday - Saturday as carryout only. Our temporary hours are 10 am to 4 pm or call (319) 436-3566 for questions.
Roy’s Grocery is now offering email grocery ordering with curbside pick up using the email: firstname.lastname@example.org. This service will be available Monday-Friday from 9 a.m - 5 p.m. for grocery orders with a minimum of 5 items. You must include the following in the email:NameAddressPhone NumberGrocery Order - including brand names if preferredCar DescriptionOrders that are emailed before noon will hopefully be ready for same day pick up.
Iowa Pork Producers Association Launch “Pass the Pork” Program to Help Feed Iowan Partnership with Iowa Food Banks, Meat Processors Delivers Pork to Iowans in NeedDES MOINES, Iowa (April 27, 2020) – Iowa Governor Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig today announced a new “Pass the Pork” program to connect Iowa pig farmers with food insecure Iowans.
The COVID-19 pandemic has created significant challenges for many Iowans, including the most basic need of food security. To assist with the spike in demand at local food banks, the Benton County Farm Bureau has made monetary donations totaling over $1,500, to several local Food Pantries that serve the residents of Benton County. Because of these donations, the Iowa Farm Bureau will be donating an additional $500 to the HACAP Food Reservoir that also serves Benton County residents.
Applications will be accepted until May 15 for the 2020 growing seasonIowa Secretary of Agriculture Mike Naig announced today that the Iowa Department of Agriculture and Land Stewardship has issued its first round of hemp licenses and seed permits for the 2020 growing season. To date, 11 hemp licenses and 38 seed permits specific to hemp have been approved since it became legal to possess hemp in Iowa on April 8, 2020.
Fareway Stores, Inc. announced a $200,000 donation to the Iowa Chamber of Commerce Executives (ICCE). The donation provides for $1,000-2,000 in gift cards to ICCE chamber of commerce members in the communities Fareway serves.“ICCE’s members have the pulse in their communities on how to best serve their small business members during this time of need,” said Fareway President and CEO Reynolds W.
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