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Chamber Music Festival Cultivates Deeper Community Connections

July 23, 2018

The Cedar Valley Chamber Music Festival started when Hunter Capoccioni asked himself what he could do for his community. At age 25, he had traveled the country and world playing double bass and wanted to fill a gap he saw in artistic offerings in the... Read Story

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A Place to Play Ball for All

July 23, 2018

Baseball is part of the fabric of America. It's played on fields across our country by kids with dreams of hitting the winning home run or making the game-saving catch. In Parkersburg, a new sports complex is bringing the game to life for people of... Read Story

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Thoughtful Generosity with a Grateful Heart

July 23, 2018

Ken and Ruth Procter call Decorah home. Ruth was born and raised in this hub of northeast Iowa, went to college here, and was a teacher for 38 1/2 years, most of them as a fifth and sixth grade educator in the Decorah School District.... Read Story

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Tri-County and CFNEIA Invest in the Future

July 9, 2018

Dr. John Berry looks at the faces of the students he is responsible for every day and thinks about what they could become. Astronaut. Nurse. Firefighter. Engineer. The President and CEO of Tri-County Child and Family Development Council oversees Head Start operations which serves 845 children in Black Hawk, Buchanan, and Grundy... Read Story

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YMCA Celebrates New Strides

July 9, 2018

The YMCA of Black Hawk County is celebrating 150 years of service to the Cedar Valley in 2018 and the historic organization is poised to boldly step into doing more for its community. In 2017, the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa made a $25,000 grant to make major renovations to one of... Read Story