Gov. Reynolds Announces Employer Innovation Fund and Child Care Challenge Funding OpportunitiesDES MOINES - Today, Governor Reynolds announced two Future Ready Iowa grant opportunities for totaling $1.2 million. The Future Ready Iowa Employer Innovation Fund is designed to expand opportunities for Iowans to earn post-secondary credentials leading to high-demand jobs and encourage Iowa employers, community leaders and others to collaborate to support regional workforce talent development. The Child Care
Why You Should Start Planning a Vacation Now For nearly a year, COVID-19 has been disrupting our lives — our daily routines and how we interact with others. Fear, anxiety and stress related to health, finances, career and more are taking its toll on our mental wellbeing. We are encouraged to stay home and limit interactions with those outside our household. Traveling was at a virtual standstill for a long time, but has started to return in many destinations both domestically and
3 . . . 2 . . .1----HAPPY NEW YEAR!Volunteer Recruiters are rocking 2021!#LoveThursdays Volunteer Services Recruitment team launches our After Hours Open Zoom weekly on Thursdays from 6 to 7 p.m. The first edition will start Thursday, Jan. 7, 2021.After Hours Open Zoom is open to anyone interested in knowing more about the Red Cross and to find some great volunteer opportunities that we currently need in the Nebraska-Iowa Region. Your Volunteer Recruiters will be the Zoom hosts. You drop in and drop out
Iowa State University Extension and Outreach in Woodbury and Plymouth counties are offering a Grant Writing 101 workshop virtually on Wednesday, February 10. The three-hour training will begin at 9 a.m. and is designed to assist non-profits, local government and schools in finding grants and writing successful applications. Cost for the workshop is $25 with registration due by February 8. To register online, head to bit.ly/grant101wc.