Join the PWA Fitness Center Family

Membership Special Available Until January 9 (GRINNELL, Iowa – December 21, 2022) The UnityPoint Health® – Grinnell Paul W. Ahrens (PWA) Fitness Center at Postels Community Health Park is waiving the $25 annual membership fee to individuals joining the fitness center between now and Monday, January 9, 2023.  From fitness newcomer or veteran – the PWA Fitness Center family is here to […]

Rachel Bly named assistant vice president for auxiliary services at Grinnell College

Grinnell, Iowa — Rachel Bly ’93 has been chosen to serve as the new assistant vice president for auxiliary services at Grinnell College. Bly has worked at Grinnell for 26 years; since 2005, she has been the director of conference operations and events (COE). She will begin her new role with the College on Jan. 1. “Rachel’s […]

Build a Better Grinnell 2030 Community Visioning Project kicks off

GRINNELL, Iowa – The Build a Better Grinnell 2030 Community Visioning Project is kicking-off and is seeking broad community input.  The Visioning Project is an effort to assess Grinnell’s strengths, community needs, and priorities. The project will use a collaborative approach focusing on community input and engagement to identify and enhance quality-of-life improvement endeavors for […]

Celebrating Grinnell College’s Humanities and Social Studies Center: Dedication will take place October 1

GRINNELL, Iowa — The Grinnell College community is invited to the upcoming formal dedication of the Humanities and Social Studies Center (HSSC). Join trustees, faculty, staff, and students to celebrate the ways the new and renovated spaces support teaching, learning, and collaboration. WHEN:           Saturday, Oct. 1, 2022 ·         9 a.m. — Open House HSSC doors open […]

Bucket Course Three Series Presentation “Britain in the Age of Enlightenment”

Grinnell College Associate Professor Michael Guenther will present a three-session Bucket Course titled “Britain in the Age of Enlightenment” September 21, 28 and October 5 from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m. at the Caulkins Community Room, Drake Community Library. The sessions are free and open to the public. No fee or preregistration is required. Donations to support […]

Kites Over Grinnell Offer Fun For Families

KITES OVER GRINNELL OFFER FUN FOR FAMILIES             GRINNELL, IA (Sept. 8, 2022) – Kites Over Grinnell, to held Sat., Sept. 24 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Ahrens Park in Grinnell, will offer a variety of fun activities for the family.  This annual event will take place on the east side of GARC building at […]

Chamber Ambassadors Welcome Air Cut Studio – Midwest Drone Photography and Video

Facebook Twitter The Grinnell Chamber Ambassadors welcomed new member Aircut Studio – Midwest Drone Photography and Video! Owner and pilot CJ Garland told the story of how previous experience with YouTube and television shooting combined with a COVID furlough led to a new business venture in 2020. His drone company, Aircut Studio, initially focused on […]

Marilyn Kennett Farewell

Event by Drake Community LibraryDrake Community LibraryDuration: 2 hrPublic  · Anyone on or off FacebookPlease join us as we wish Marilyn Kennett well as she retires from her role as Library Director and ventures east to be with family. We will also warmly welcome Karen Neal in her role as the new Library Director.The celebration will coincide with […]

Hotchkins Selected as Grand Marshalls for 4th of July Parade

We’re excited to announce the 2022 4th of July Grand Marshals: Mike and Doris Hotchkin! As longtime Grinnellians, the Hotchkins have a commitment to community service, good natured demeanor and genuine desire to better the Grinnell community. We received many incredible and worthy nominations this year, and are excited to recognize Mike and Doris for […]