Waterloo – If you have traveled down Prospect Blvd recently and seen ash trees marked with yellow ribbons, their lives are being cut short by an invasive insect called the emerald ash borer. First discovered in Waterloo by the city’s forestry department in 2014, city officials are systematically removing ash trees throughout the city. The […]

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Waterloo – The Waterloo Community Foundation (WCF) is pleased to announce their 2017 grant awards to local non-profits. Each grant will benefit residents in Waterloo during 2018 in one of these areas: health and human services; arts and culture; education or economic development. Fall 2017 recipients include: Silos and Smokestacks – promotes the value of […]

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Remembering Greg Freshwater WATERLOO, IOWA – Colleagues and friends who knew Waterloo firefighter Greg Freshwater as a young and energetic firefighter have come together to establish an education fund for aspiring men and women in the fire service. Named in Greg’s honor, the Greg Freshwater Education Fund has been established at the Waterloo Community Foundation […]

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WATERLOO, IOWA – The Waterloo Community Foundation (WCF) is seeking investors for the “Founders Club,” a designation that allows donors to be recognized forever for their gift. This one-time opportunity expires on December 31, 2017. To date, over 80 individual and corporate donors are Founders and have seen the value of a locally based organization […]

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The Waterloo Community Foundation (WCF) seeks grant proposals from qualified organizations for projects or programs that benefit the community of Waterloo and, in limited situations its vicinity. Grant proposals must detail how funds will improve and benefit our community and citizens in one of four areas: health and human services; arts and culture; education or […]

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The Waterloo Community Foundation, in partnership with POS Professional Office Services, Inc., a Waterloo-based company specializing in patient billing and communication services, announces the award of five student scholarships in the amount of $1,000 each for post-secondary education. Recipients are: Bryce Olson                 The College of St. Scholastica Lauryn Tweed              Iowa State University Madison Mills […]

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Waterloo – Quota International of Waterloo and the Evansdale Police Department promoted literacy and the love of learning with elementary students at Poyner in Evansdale on Tuesday, April 18. Members of Quota, a School Resource Officer (SRO) and a Waterloo School district literacy coach distributed a new book to each Poyner student.

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The Waterloo Community Foundation (WCF) is seeking initial investors in its “Founders Club,” an investment that will allow this locally based organization build and support a better Waterloo for all.

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Waterloo – The Waterloo Community Foundation (WCF) has achieved a significant milestone by awarding grants to 5 local non-profits in its first-ever grant cycle. Each grant will benefit residents in Waterloo during 2017 within one of four areas: health and human services; arts and culture; education or economic development.

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