Special Olympics Iowa (SOIA) hosted two Young Athlete Play Activity Day sessions sponsored by Sammons Financial Group on April 21. The event was held at Ankeny Centennial High School with one session running in the morning and one in the afternoon.
The Youth Athlete Play Activity Day is a program designed…Continue
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Who can come? Anyone with an appetite!
What’s on the menu? French toast, scrambled eggs, sausage, milk, juice, and coffee (For those with egg allergies, we will have a substitute option of pancakes.)
When is it? Sunday, February…Continue
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On 14 November 2015, the Vietnam Veterans of America Chapter 490 in Des Moines and Chapter 1102 in Ames hosted Celebrate America with our Veterans at the Vittoria Lodge in Ankeny. During the first music intermission, PFN Jason Follett and PFN Lee…Continue
On 20 October 2015, Easter Seals Iowa, at their annual celebration, awarded Msgr. J.M. Hanson Council 5038 in Ankeny with the 2015 Mark Melton Volunteer of the Year Award for spearheading the Iowa Knights of Columbus Flagpole Plaza at Camp Sunnyside.
The area at Camp Sunnyside renovated into the Iowa Knights of Columbus Flagpole Plaza was…Continue
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Easter Seals Iowa formally dedicated the Iowa Knights of Columbus Flagpole Plaza at Camp Sunnyside with a ribbon cutting on 29 July 2015.
Spearheaded by Msgr. J.M. Hanson Council 5038 in Ankeny, the area renovated was flattened to allow for a beautiful cement plaza that is fully accessible for individuals who utilize wheelchairs, walkers,…Continue
Since 1993 Slumberland has been helping kids get the restful sleep they require by giving new beds to families in need. Through their 40 Winks Foundation and Making Homes for the Holidays donation event, they have given more than 20,000 beds to families who would otherwise be sleeping on the floor.
For the 2014 Making Homes for the Holidays…Continue
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November is here, and with it is the time of the year when we can all pause to catch our breaths and think about what we are thankful for in our lives. Thanksgiving and the upcoming holiday season give all of us a perfect opportunity to try to slow down, even if only for a moment, and reflect on what we are truly grateful for this year. Whether it’s a new job, new baby, overcoming a medical challenge or hitting a…Continue
Added by Jason Follett on November 21, 2014 at 10:05pm — No Comments
Ankeny’s Knights of Columbus councils, Msgr. J.M Hanson Council 5038, based at Our Lady’s Immaculate Heart Parish, and Father Richard E. Gubbels Council 15603, based at Saint Luke the Evangelist Parish, recently completed their Seventh Annual Raffle for Life.
Since 2007, the raffle has been held to coincide with Respect Life month and to…Continue
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Saint Mary of the Visitation Catholic Church in New Hampton had been home to a Catholic parish since the early 1890s. However, in the early…Continue
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Since 1993 Slumberland has been helping kids get the restful sleep they require by giving new beds to families in need. Through their 40 Winks Foundation and Making Homes for the Holidays donation event, they have given more than 20,000…Continue
Father Larry Hoffmann, right, Pastor of Saint Luke the Evangelist and Chaplain of Father Richard E. Gubbels Council 15603, bless the Charter and Brother Knights of Council 15603 during the Presentation of Charter Ceremony on 19 May 2013 in Ankeny.
Father Richard E. Gubbels Council 15603 in Ankeny received their Charter during the…Continue
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Play is one of the greatest gifts that children can receive and it is critical to their growth and development. Children deserve the opportunity to experience playground equipment and feel the ping of the bat and the wind on their faces as they move from base to base during a ball game.
More than 3,500 children with special needs between…Continue
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Knowing that a good night’s sleep can have a positive impact on quality of life,…Continue
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