News for Human Interest

Tuesday, May 21, 2019
Rebecca Edwards has always gravitated toward careers where she can make a difference in the lives of others.  For nine years, that meant working in the healthcare industry. Now, she’s keeping that same empathetic mindset, albeit in a different career field.  First Central State Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Rebecca Edwards as a Customer Service Representative in the DeWitt ...read more
Categories: Community, DCDC, General News Article, Human Interest, Economic, Press Release
Thursday, May 09, 2019
On Tuesday, June 4th, we are hosting a National Women's Golf Day Event.  There will be two hours of golf instruction/information and two hours of social time.  We hope to encourage non-golfers to learn more about golf and enjoy social time together.  We hope you will join us.  On behalf of the Women's Golf Committee at Springbrook Country Club, welcome!4:00 - 6:00 Golf Instruction - The Practice ...read more
Categories: DCDC, General News Article, Press Release, Community, Education, Human Interest
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, 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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