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Thursday, April 18, 2019
It's Major Saver Card time!!  Find a Central DeWitt student in grade K-8 to purchase your Major Saver discount card. You can also order your card directly online at https://www.majorsaver.com/cards. Give credit to a student/teacher prior to checkout. Students can win prizes like a Limo ride and pizza lunch for the most cards sold!! This locally sponsored card is only $15 each and they make great ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Economic
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
First Central State Bank will host a shred day to help local residents dispose of secure records.  The event will be held from 8 to 10 a.m. May 8 in DeWitt at First Central State Bank. This event is free and open to everyone.  If residents are unable to make that timeframe, First Central State Bank will host several shred events over a two-day period. Other shred events will be May 8 from 11 ...read more
Categories: Community, DCDC, Press Release
Tuesday, April 09, 2019
The Frances Banta Waggoner Community Library now has a new online resource for job seekers and veterans: Brainfuse JobNow and VetNow.  BrainFuse JobNow & VetNow is an all-in-one suite with services designed for a wide range of career or veteran needs. This program includes live resume and interview skills coaching, online practice tests, and self-study lessons for adult learners, access to ...read more
Categories: Community, Economic, Education, Press Release
Thursday, April 04, 2019
Grace Camp Schedules Spring Retreat  Grace Camp Board would like to invite you to our Spring Retreat on Thursday, May 9th, 2019 at the Andrew Retreat Center at Grace Camp.   The retreat will be offered at an afternoon session from 12-3 p.m. and also in the evening from 6-9 p.m. Each session will begin with a salad meal and devotions.  Danette “Burzlaff” Haaf will share her inspirational story ...read more
Categories: Press Release, Community
Monday, April 01, 2019
The Keep Iowa Beautiful Board of Directors has announced the 2019 annual award winners for enhancing the beauty, cleanliness and attractiveness of the state of Iowa. The four award categories are community, organization, corporate and individual. “The KIB award program is designed to recognize people and organizations that have gone the extra mile to help build stronger Iowa communities,” said ...read more
Categories: Community, DCDC, Human Interest, Press Release
Friday, February 15, 2019
Ohnward Bancshares, Inc. is pleased to donate $481,021 to local individuals and community organizations across five counties during its 5th annual Pay it Ohnward campaign and 8th annual Grilling for Charity initiative. The Pay It Ohnward program provides up to $100 to employees to give to a deserving individual, family or organization of their choice. Many times, departments and branches combine ...read more
Categories: DCDC, Education, Human Interest, Community, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, February 07, 2019
First Central State Bank CEO Brigham Tubbs has announced three promotions.  Matt McGuire, Caleb Jacobi and Carrie Carter have all been promoted at First Central, which has several locations in eastern Iowa, including Clinton, DeWitt, Eldridge, Goose Lake, LeClaire and Long Grove.  McGuire and Jacobi were promoted to Assistant Vice President, while Carter has been named the Loan Department ...read more
Categories: Community, DCDC, Economic, General News Article, Press Release
Thursday, January 31, 2019
Devin Luskey 10th Grader at Central DeWitt High School Age: 15 Parent/Guardian: Fallon Collins Devin was nominated as Student of the Month by Amy Grantz, Agricultural Science Teacher and FFA Advisor at Central DeWitt High School. Ms. Grantz shares that Devin's positive attitude, bright outlook on life and willingness to help others are three qualities that make him stand out in the classroom ...read more
Categories: DCDC, General News Article, Community, Education
Thursday, November 29, 2018
Sofia Flynn 1st Grader at Ekstrand Elementary School Age: 6 Parent/Guardian: Anne Flynn Sofia was nominated as Student of the Month by Abby Messerich, 1st Grade Teacher at Ekstrand Elementary School. Ms. Messerich says Sofia demonstrates what it means to be a great SABER and always sets a good example for other students! She practices great listening skills and patience, and she's always very ...read more
Categories: Community, DCDC, Education, Human Interest
Thursday, September 27, 2018
Lane Walker10th Grader at Central DeWitt High SchoolAge: 15Guardian: Grandmother, MaryAnn Cowan  Lane Walker was nominated for the Student of the Month award by Mrs. Jackson, Special Education Teacher at Central DeWitt Intermediate School.  According to Mrs. Jackson, Lane has been a Unified Sports Team Member and “Best Buddy” for over 2 years with our Special Olympics team.  He has volunteered to ...read more
Categories: Community, Education, Human Interest, DCDC, Fun Facts

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