American Gothic Days 2015

Gothic Area Tourism of Eldon (GATE) is organizing the town’s annual celebration to be held June 12th through the 14th. There will be a weekend of activities for all ages. The weekend starts off with a Supper in the Park and street dance Friday evening featuring Jennifer Handling and the Revolution. A full slate of…

Bigger Stakes for 2015 Iowa State Fair Big Animal Contests

DES MOINES, IA (06/03/2015)(readMedia)– The Big Boar, Big Ram and Super Bull competitions at the Iowa State Fair are always a favorite, but ‘Nothing Compares’ to the bigger stakes in 2015. All Big Animal Contests have significantly increased premium prizes for the 2015 competitions The Big Ram competition takes place on August 13 at noon…

Ottumwa Area CVB Offers Free Customer Service Training

June 1, 2015-The Ottumwa Area Convention & Visitors Bureau will be offering free hospitality and customer service training to front-line employees in Ottumwa and Wapello County. The training session will be held Wednesday, June 24, 2015 at the Hotel Ottumwa from 1:00-4:00 PM. The training will consist of a one hour networking event with attendees…

Farmer’s Market Vouchers for seniors

As part of a national initiative, Milestones Area Agency on Aging will begin distributing vouchers starting June 1 to low- and moderate-income seniors for use at local farmers markets.   To qualify, applicants must live in Iowa and be age 60 or older on the date of application. Milestones is the distribution agency for seniors…

Southeast Iowa Museum Crawl

Celebrate Iowa Museum Week with a trip back through time. The second annual Southeast Iowa Museum Crawl, which will take place June 13,   is just the place to do that. Participating museums have agreed to be open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, and promise to fill your mind and imagination with days…

Sieda community Action Seeking candidates for board of directors

Ottumwa, Iowa May 27, 2015 – Sieda Community Action is seeking candidates to serve as low-income representatives for their board of directors. Sieda’s Board of Directors is the governing body of the nonprofit corporation and is responsible for establishing corporate policy, including matters related to the establishment of the agency goals and objectives, the agency’s…