Waterloo – Volunteerism is an important way of contributing for Mike and Barbara Henning.  Both are involved as volunteers with youth in the Waterloo Schools and youth in other community programs.  In 2018, the Henning’s initiated the “Quest Scholarship” with the Waterloo Community Foundation that was awarded to a Waterloo Community School Senior. This year […]

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Waterloo – The Waterloo Community Foundation announces that applications are now being accepted for the Dave Aumer Scholarship, annually awarded to a senior member of the Waterloo Warrior Hockey team for post-secondary education. 2021 represents the 5rd annual award.  The deadline to apply is Wednesday, April 21, 2021. This renewable scholarship honors the legacy of […]

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Waterloo – Join us April 1 at 11 AM to hear from Grow Cedar Valley and TechWorks Campus on initiatives related to talent development, as well as project updates at TechWorks.  Speakers include Cary Darrah, Executive Director of Grow Cedar Valley, Will Frost, Director of Talent Development and Wes James, TechWorks President. This is a […]

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The Waterloo Community Foundation announces that applications are now being accepted from area high school seniors for four scholarships: YOUTH IN ACTION VOLUNTEERISM SCHOLARSHIP, a $1,000 award to a student at East, West or Expo pursuing a career in the field of education or science, technology, engineering or mathematics (STEM), enrolling at University of Iowa, […]

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The Iowa Heartland Habitat for Humanity’s mission of building homes, communities and hope will be on display during Windows on Waterloo on Thursday, February 4 at 11 am, a Zoom educational series offered monthly by the Waterloo Community Foundation.  Ali Parrish, Habitat’s Executive Director will discuss how Habitat, a local non-profit is addressing the community’s […]

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Waterloo – The Waterloo Community Foundation announces that the family of Liz Crowley, a long-time educator in Waterloo has established an endowed scholarship honoring Liz’s life and her many accomplishments.  Students at East, West or Expo entering the field of education may apply this spring for the $500 annual award by contacting their school’s counseling […]

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The Waterloo Community Foundation (WCF) has elected officers for 2021, as follows: President: Wilfred Johnson Vice President: Lori Johnson Secretary: Chuck Rowe Treasurer: Sam Holden Past President: Tim Hurley Returning board members include: Scott Crowley, Anesa Kajtazovic, Sharina Sallis, Stacy Bentley, Theresa Hoffman, Kent McCausland, Kathy McCoy, Lance Vanderloo, Bob Hellman and Troy Smith. The […]

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The Waterloo Community Foundation (WCF) has awarded grants to local non-profits in Waterloo through a competitive grant process.  Each award aligns with the Foundation’s mission to contribute resources for the betterment of the greater Waterloo, Iowa community and its citizens. 2021 recipients include: Grout Museum:  Using the museum’s many collections, artifacts, and photographs, educational videos […]

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During the pandemic, food insecurity has risen to the highest levels since 2008 and more food has been distributed than ever, according to Barb Prather, Executive Director of the Northeast Iowa Food Bank.  However, she indicates that community partnerships have been key to the Food Bank’s service to the community. Join us for “Windows on […]

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The Waterloo East Boys’ Basketball program is working towards its season opener with new travel team sweats.  DeVelle Rambus, senior on the East Waterloo Boys’ Basketball Team speaks for his team members: “I think it’s important that we have travel team sweats so that me and my teammates can look and feel good and also […]

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