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WLI Luncheon 2017 Recap

On May 24, we hosted our Women's Leadership Initiative (WLI) Luncheon at the Cedar Rapids Country Club. It was a great opportunity to bring together[..]

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AmeriCorps Spotlight: Tommy Govert

Youth Achievement AmeriCorps (YAA) members focus on getting things done in East Central Iowa by strengthening our communities, encouraging[..]

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Day of Caring 2017 Recap

On Thursday, May 11, we held our annual Day of Caring. Day of Caring is one of the largest organized volunteer events in Cedar Rapids.

Each year, local[..]

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Intern Spotlight: Tory Brown

Learn about our marketing intern, Tory Brown.

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Time for Art 2017 Recap

On Friday, April 28, we held our third annual Time for Art event at CSPS Hall.

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National Volunteer Month: Volunteer Now

Learn how the Gazette uses Volunteer now to keep their employees engaged with volunteering.

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National Volunteer Month: Workplace Volunteer Council

Jennifer Hildreth, Marketing & PR Coordinator at ImOn Communications, helped us learn more about ImOn's view on volunteerism and how they engage their[..]

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Staff Spotlight: Amy Geiger

Welcome to United Way of East Central Iowa, Amy!

Amy Geiger recently joined United Way as our new Vice President of Resource Development. Get to know a[..]

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2017 Outstanding Volunteer Awards Recap

Our annual Outstanding Volunteer Awards event helps celebrate National Volunteer month and recognize volunteers — real life superheroes in our[..]

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April WLI Spotlight: Mary Tarbox

Learn about Mary Tarbox in this Women's Leadership Initiative member spotlight.

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