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Health Foundation pledges $1.5 million to P.O.R.T. trail

August 1, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Part of affiliation agreement to improve community’s health BY PCC STAFF WEST BURLINGTON – The GRHS-FMCH Community Health Foundation has pledged to provide up to $1.5 million to Promoting Outdoor Recreational Trails (P.O.R.T.) of Fort [Read More…]

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Columbus Club donates $600 to Food Pantry

May 16, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Chuck Wilkens from the Ft Madison Columbus Club presents their annual donation to Food Pantry volunteer Karen Wellman. The Columbus Club has included the Pantry amongst their numerous community interests for many years now. Annually [Read More…]

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IFC boosts “Cyberhounds” robotics efforts

March 1, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

WEVER – Iowa Fertilizer Company recently donated $2,500 to support the Fort Madison High School “Cyberhounds” robotics team. The donation will help the team travel to area competition events and with additional improvements of the [Read More…]

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Pilot Grove bank helps Salem Fire upgrade brush truck

February 7, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Saturday Spaghetti supper planned to help raise additional funds for equipment Submitted article SALEM – Pilot Grove Savings Bank donated $2,500 to Salem Fire & Rescue Association, INC.  Funds will be used towards the purchase of [Read More…]

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Pilot Grove donates $3K to Keokuk library group

January 10, 2019 Chuck Vandenberg 0

KEOKUK – Pilot Grove Savings Bank donated $3,000 to the Keokuk Public Library Foundation in support of their new Library Park.  Pilot Grove Savings Bank just celebrated its 5th anniversary of having a presence in [Read More…]

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Potowonok Circle makes Eichacker donation

December 9, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF FORT MADISON – The Potowonok Circle of King’s Daughters donated $1,000 to the Eichacker Center this week. The Potowonok members donate funds to a variety of charitable causes in the community. “We are [Read More…]

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Veterans Behind Bars donates to area Christmas charity

November 15, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON  –The Vets Behind Bars incarcerated individual organization at Iowa State Penitentiary has been around since 2005. The group strives to serve as support system for incarcerated veterans and to give back [Read More…]

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Pilot Grove donates $25K to Keokuk community group

October 8, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF KEOKUK – Pilot Grove Savings Bank has made a generous commitment in providing tri-state area nonprofit organizations critical grant funding. This week, Pilot Grove Savings Bank made a gift of $25,000 to [Read More…]

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Kempker’s brightens up area schools

September 22, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Students in both the Burlington Community Public School District and Holy Trinity Catholic School District are gaining a fresher look this school year with the help of Kempker’s True Value and [Read More…]

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West Point Legion donates to HTC schools

August 28, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

The elementary school for Holy Trinity Catholic received donations of school supplies from the West Point Legion #668 this week. From left to right are: Lorene Fedler (West Point Legion), Jase Wilson, Madison Howard, Chase [Read More…]

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Donation puts vests on court security officers

July 18, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF MONTROSE –  The Lee County Sheriff’s courthouse security detail will soon be able to wear bulletproof vests thanks to a very timely donation from a local charity. Sheriff’ Stacy Weber said Tuesday [Read More…]

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Lee County Bank pumps up food pantry

April 2, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Lee County Bank President Mike Culbertson presented a $2,500 check to Lin Cramer for the Fort Madison Food Pantry.  Lee County Bank has been a long-time supporter of the Fort [Read More…]

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Rotary donates $900 to FM City Band

February 28, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Fort Madison Rotary President Tim Gobble presents a check for $900 to Lisa Knipe representing the Fort Madison City Band. The donation was raised by the Rotary’s annual Community Picnic. Photo courtesy of Jan Garza, [Read More…]

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FMMS students give PAW donation

February 26, 2018 Chuck Vandenberg 0

Submitted article FORT MADISON – Sandy Brown receives a donation on behalf of PAWS from FMMS students Emily Eaves and Rylee Zimmerman accompanied by Principal Todd Dirth. The two eighth graders spearheaded a candy cane [Read More…]

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MP employees donate to Great River Cancer Center

November 19, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

WEST BURLINGTON – Great River Cancer Center has received a donation of $2,431.70 from Hearth and Home Technologies. Employees of the Mount Pleasant, Iowa, business raised $1,215.85, and the employer matched the contribution. Fundraisers included [Read More…]

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Local sorority donates to PORT trail

October 12, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

FORT MADISON – Beta Sigma Phi presented PORT (Promoting Outdoor Recreation Trails) of Fort Madison with their second donation of $500.  They made a five year pledge to support the building of trails in Fort [Read More…]

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FM Elks donate to Lee County K9 group

September 20, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

BY PCC STAFF The Fort Madison Benevolent and Protective Order of the Elks received a $1,500 grant from the Elks National Foundation in honor of the group’s 150th Anniversary about two weeks ago. The local [Read More…]

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The Kensington helps Habitat for Humanity

February 16, 2017 Chuck Vandenberg 0

PCC STAFF Pictured are Tony Wolfe, right, representing Habitat for Humanity and Rachel Benda, Director at The Kensington.  The Kensington employees love to give a donation each year to Habitat for Humanity because they believe [Read More…]