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Chamber looking for small business nominations

April 4, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON, IA – Each May during National Small Business Week the Fort Madison Area Chamber of Commerce honors the greater Fort Madison small business community for their efforts and achievements during the [Read More…]

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Greene to showcase art at Holtkamp’s showroom

March 28, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – A new collaboration launches on April 1, 2019 in Fort Madison. Bob and Jessica Holtkamp of Holtkamp’s Floors, Decor & Furniture are pleased to announce they have invited Lori Illner [Read More…]

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Denning to be honored for 2019 advisor achievement

February 25, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Joshua R Denning, CRPC, CLTC a Private Wealth Advisor with Joshua Denning & Associates, a private wealth advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. in Fort Madison, Iowa, has qualified for the [Read More…]

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Griffin, staff earn automotive honors

February 23, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Nannette Griffin, Owner of Griffin Muffler & Brake Center, located at 535 Ave G Fort Madison, IA completed the necessary requirements to earn her Accredited Master Automotive Manager (AMAM) designation. [Read More…]

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Steffensmeier picked for Goldman Sachs program

February 20, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

ANKENY – Jenny Steffensmeier, owner of Steffensmeier Welding & Manufacturing in Pilot Grove, is one of two area businesswoman selected to participate in the first Goldman Sachs 10,000 Small Businesses program in Iowa. Steffensmeier is [Read More…]

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Business district drops Main Street designation

January 9, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – Fort Madison has once again dropped its Main Street Iowa designation. According to Tim Gobble, executive director of Fort Madison Partners, the Main Street board decided in [Read More…]

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DuPont employees receive service awards

January 2, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – In appreciation of their long commitment, the following employees at the DuPont Company were recognized in the 4th Quarter of 2018 for their service milestones. Kelley Joe Clark, Jerry Merschman, [Read More…]

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The Kensington taps Morrison as new director

April 25, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – The Kensington senior living community in Fort Madison, Iowa, welcomes Leia Morrison as its new Director. Joining a team of more than 65 locally and 800 nationally, Morrison will move [Read More…]

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Kempker’s holds its first Spring Miniature Garden Workshop

April 9, 2018 Aniah Ross 0

ANIAH ROSS PCC FMHS INTERN FORT MADISON – More than 30 women and children joined Kempker’s True Value Rental and Jim’s Greenhouse for their first Miniature Garden Workshop held in conjunction with Kempker’s first ever [Read More…]

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Iowa to receive additional apprenticeship funding

March 23, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

DES MOINES – Iowa is among the states receiving second round funds for the ApprenticeshipUSA State Expansion Grants, according to an announcement from the U.S. Department of Labor on Thursday. The department says Iowa will [Read More…]

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Fort Madison gets a “Hidden Beauty”

March 6, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – After years of working at salons for other owners, two local hair professionals have followed their dream of working for themselves. Tina Hauck and Davette Jurgenson have [Read More…]

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MidWestOne partners with risk alignment company

December 2, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – MidWestOne Investment Services announced it has implemented Riskalyze, the world’s first risk alignment platform, which mathematically pinpoints a client’s Risk Number® and equips advisors to empower informed investors. Built on a Nobel [Read More…]

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GRRWA announces upcoming meeting and agenda

August 15, 2017 Shawna Ross 0

Meeting Notice The Great River Regional Waste Authority will conduct a meeting of the Commission at the following time & location: Friday, August 18th 2017, 6:30 A.M. at the administration building at 2092 303rd Ave. [Read More…]

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Workforce specialist encourages skills/education mashup

May 23, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – A nationally recognized education and workforce specialist spoke to about 130 business and education representatives on a different approach to preparing our students for careers. Dr. Kevin [Read More…]

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FMCH pediatric clinic welcomes new provider

March 21, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital is pleased to welcome Susan Holtkamp, Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, to the FMP&S Pediatric Clinic. Holtkamp joins the medical team of Dr. Curt McClellan, Dr. Kolleen Burnett, [Read More…]

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Ambassadors call on The Neon Shop

February 25, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

The Fort Madison Chamber of Commerce’s Ambassador Club paid a visit to Michael Stevens at The Neon Shop, 5906 Hwy. 61 on the west end of town Friday. Stevens’ shop specializes in creating and repairing [Read More…]

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SWM recognizes employee milestones

February 23, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF PILOT GROVE – Steffensmeier Welding and Manufacturing, Inc. of Pilot Grove has recently recognized several long-time employees for their hard work and dedication to the company’s goals. Employees honored are: DJ Menke – [Read More…]

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Chamber Ambassadors congratulate Griffins

February 17, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Chamber Ambassador Club visited Griffin Muffler and Brake Center this morning to congratulate them on celebrating 20 years in business. The group was welcomed by Nannette and [Read More…]

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Cryotech achieves quality and environmental milestones

February 16, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Cryotech Deicing Technology is excited to announce it has achieved certification to both ISO 9001:2015 and 14001:2015, making it among the top 10% of companies certified to the revised standards. [Read More…]

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Ross joins Current staff

February 14, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

BY CHUCK VANDENBERG PCC EDITOR FORT MADISON – The  Pen City Current announced on Tuesday that Shawna Ross, a staple in the advertising and marketing of local business, has joined the company’s sales team. Ross, [Read More…]

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Dodd Printing & Stationery celebrates 140 years

February 12, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Fort Madison Chamber of Commerce Ambassador Club visited Dodd Printing & Stationery Friday morning to congratulate them on celebrating 140 years in business. Dodd’s goes back three generations to [Read More…]

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FMCH names Vincent December employee of the month

January 24, 2017 Lee Vandenberg 0

          PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – Fort Madison Community Hospital recognized Serena Vincent as their December Employee of the Month. Vincent works in Outpatient Registration/Scheduling for the Fort Madison Physicians & [Read More…]

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