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A Passion for Conservation lives on Through Scholarship

August 17, 2017

Robert (Bob) Anderson was passionate about falconry and restoring the peregrine falcon to the bluffs of the Mississippi River. His passion and dedication attracted many to the cause, and in 1988 he founded the Raptor Resource Project.Bob passed away on July 27, 2015, but his... Read Story

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Volunteering Sparks Vision for Legacy of Giving Back

June 2, 2017

When their daughter passed away, Ken Cutts and Patricia Achey-Cutts knew they could react in one of two ways. “We could have gone down the rabbit hole or to the light,” said Patricia. The couple chose the light. Both grew up in big families with... Read Story

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Shae Etherington: 2016 Pat Adams Memorial Scholarship Recipient

June 2, 2017

As a high school student, Shae Etherington worked for four years at a local café in her hometown of Charles City, Iowa with a goal of saving enough money to pay for her college education. Unfortunately, the money she had been saving was not enough... Read Story

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Service

June 2, 2017

The small congregation of Saviour Missionary Baptist Church in Waterloo serves others beyond their limitations. “We have an older congregation and we, as a church, cannot do a lot of things to minister and serve people. But we do what we can with the resources... Read Story

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Inclusion

June 1, 2017

Everybody has their own story, and Umaru Balde, director, Latino and multicultural services with the YWCA of Black Hawk County, listens to each individual’s story to better serve them. The approximately 40 students in Umaru’s classes are immigrants and refugees from different cultures including Latino,... Read Story