In May’s Clarke County Development Corporation (CCDC) board meeting, a handful of non-profits and organizations from around the community took advantage of more than $100,000 of approved grants and donation support through the CCDC. Organizations throughout Osceola and Clarke County, Iowa look to the CCDC for supportClarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
How’s your internet speed? What could the State of Iowa do to help make it better? There will be an event Tuesday evening where you and others from the community can discuss just that!
The Iowa OCIO is holding a town hall style meeting to get feedback from the Osceola community on digital services, including broadband and more. Click through to the latest post to learn more….Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
With the recent storms and Spring on the way, it’s really time to start thinking about your trees and, if damaged or in danger of pest infections, how to strengthen the community tree canopy. Osceola Master Gardeners recently reached out to Trees Forever to coordinate a special event to discuss exactly that.
Click through to learn more about the special April 10th event and how you can participate…Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
In a recent proclamation by Osceola’s Mayor, April 1st through April 7th, 2023 will be “Week of the Young Child,” celebrating those like The Village Early Childhood Center in Osceola, who provide services during some of the most important years in early childhood development. …. Click through to read more about The Week of the Young Child as well as see a celebratory video about early childhood education ….Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
The CCDC recently provided a $3,320 discretionary grant to Crossroads Behavioral Health to help obtain CARF accreditation. Efforts like this help the organization fund much needed mental health programs for the community and provide services like substance abuse counseling and support as well as family counseling and more.
Click the link to read more about Crossroads and the valuable services they provide the community…Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
Clarke County Hospital EMS crews recently received new, advanced safety equipment in the form of armored chest plates, helmets, and emergency use kits. This came through the cooperative efforts of Clarke County Hospital, OVFD, and donations from a number of organizations across the county. This equipment will provide highly valuable safety advances for EMS as well as benefit the community…
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The Clarke Community School District Board of Education has named Kurt DeVore as the district’s next superintendent… click through to read more!Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
With the help from organizations like CCDC and DEKKO, the entire community stepped up, raising the final funds necessary to build out a modern concessions facility and complete the Murray Rec Complex. Click through to the article to read more…Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
CCH was recognized at the CCDC and OCMS Annual Dinner for their part in retaining and growing the local workforce and their dedication to keeping our community healthy and safe during the COVID-19 pandemic… click through to the feature to read more!Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
CCDC’s December board meeting produced an impressive tally of grant and donation approvals, bringing the end of the year to a close on a high note. With more than $30K of approved funds distributed to local groups and organizations, December truly proved to be a great month for giving.
You can read more about the distributions and get more information in the link…Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
It’s the HOLIDAYS! And what would be a better way to celebrate than to gather on the square this Thursday at 5pm for Osceola Chamber Main Street’s “Light Up Osceola” event! The Osceola courtyard is the initial phase to a big lighting program by OCMS and Thursday, OCMS, Santa (did we say SANTA?!? YES!!!), and the entire community will be on hand to flip the switch on the new courtyard lighting!
You can read more about the event and the plans for lighting up Osceola through the link…Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
The CCDC, the City of Osceola, local businesses and developers met in a day-long planning session to discuss future comprehensive development strategies for Osceola and Clarke County. Some interesting takeaways came from it. Click through to the feature for details and how you can participate in the comprehensive planning!Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
With fall in full swing and winter fast approaching, what better time to ask your medical provider about updating your yearly flu shot? The CDC recommends that anyone older than six months of age should receive their annual flu shot to help their body prepare for the upcoming flu season. Through Clarke County Clinic you can get the Flu vaccine as well as your COVID-19 boosters!
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An Operation Roundup grant from Clarke Electric Cooperative was given to Clarke County Hospital last week. The funding is dedicated to help pay for the purchase of equipment (called “wearables”) designed to protect ambulance drivers and EMS first responders on the job. Click through to the feature to read more.Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →
C.R.O.S.S. Ministries is looking to expand its operations to offer additional opportunities for the public to be involved. The grant they received from CCDC for a new building is opening new opportunities for the community to get involved.Clarke County, Iowa has so much more to offer. Click to read more... →