Iowans Urged to Take Five To Prevent Youth Substance Use

DES MOINES – During a ceremony at the Capitol today, Governor Terry Branstad proclaimed Thursday, March 5th, Take Five Day to prevent youth substance use in Iowa.  In signing the proclamation, the Governor urged parents and other caregivers to take a few minutes March 5th to talk with children about the dangers of drugs, and…

March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month

Concerned about Gambling? Have the Conversation March is Problem Gambling Awareness Month   Governor Branstad will sign a proclamation Wednesday, February 25, marking March as Problem Gambling Awareness Month. For most people, gambling can be a way to have fun. For others, however, gambling can lead to personal and financial problems. According to the Iowa…

Giving Hearts Day Yields Big Results For Farm Rescue

(HORACE N.D.) – In the organization’s first year as a part of the Giving Hearts Day program sponsored by Dakota Medical Foundation in Fargo, more than 165 donors around the nation stepped up to contribute to Farm Rescue, a non-profit organization dedicated to providing planting, haying, and harvesting assistance to farm families in crisis.  What…