The Ottumwa Courier


July 10, 2013

Business News Briefs

Coram receives BCIM credential

OTTUMWA — Dr. Charles D. Coram of Ottumwa has been awarded the board certified integrative medicine (BCIM) credential by the American Association of Integrative Medicine (AAIM).

The BCIM designation is reserved for those who are able to meet the stringent requirements of AAIM in the areas of knowledge, skill, education, training and experience in their health care specialty.

AAIM is an international membership association that brings together health care professionals from a variety of specialties.

Membership is comprised of integrative, alternative, holistic, complementary and traditional health care professionals.

Financial class at library July 24

OTTUMWA — “Raising Money $mart Kids” will be the topic of a free one-hour workshop at 5 p.m. July 24 at the Ottumwa Public Library.

No matter how old your children or grandchildren are, it is never too early or too late to teach skills they’ll need in order to make wise financial choices as adults.

Topics will include: skills and strategies for children of different ages, the power of example, maximizing the value of allowances and resources for more information.

Entertainment will be provided for children while the instruction is taking place for the adults.

The workshop will be led by Joyce Lash, family finance specialist with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

It is part of the “Smart Investing @ your library” project, which is funded by the FINRA Investor Education Foundation (Financial Industry Regulatory Authority) in partnership with the American Library Association, Iowa Library Services, the Ames Public Library and Iowa State University Extension and Outreach.

Bloomfield receives housing funds

BLOOMFIELD — Awards totaling $52 million were announced this week for 19 communities across the state, including Bloomfield.

The Iowa Economic Development Authority (IEDA) awarded the Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) funds to support 26 multi-family new production projects.

These federally funded awards will assist communities to recover housing lost during the flooding event of 2008.

Among the recipients: Upper Story Conversion, Bloomfield Downtown Housing LLC, 16 Units - $2,050,043.

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    April 15, 2014

  • Local grains for April 15, 2014 (Per bushel) No. 2 No. 1 Corn Soyb Wht Cargill 5.03 Farmer’s 4.88 14.53 DFS Osky 4.98 14.31 Reiff Grain 4.80 14.51 Wapello Co. 4.83 14.43 Two Rivers 4.85 14.36 Tri-County 4.85 14

    April 14, 2014

  • Local grains for April 12, 2014 (Per bushel) No. 2 No. 1 Corn Soyb Wht Cargill 4.98 Farmer’s 4.54 14.35 DFS Osky 4.93 14.18 Reiff Grain 4.75 14.33 Wapello Co. 4.78 14.25 Two Rivers 4.81 14.23 Tri-County 4.79 14.33

    April 11, 2014

  • Area nurses to be honored May 4 DES MOINES — 100 Great Iowa Nurses will be celebrated May 4 at the Iowa Events Center Grand Ballroom in Des Moines. The celebration is an annual prelude to National Nurses Week, which begins on May 6 and ends May 12 (the birthday of Florence Nighting

    April 11, 2014

  • Local grains for April 11, 2014 (Per bushel) No. 2 No. 1 Corn Soyb Wht Cargill 5.01 Farmer’s 4.86 14.52 DFS Osky 4.96 14.37 Reiff Grain 4.78 14.50 Wapello Co. 4.81 14.42 Two Rivers 4.83 14.42 Tri-County 4.82 14.50

    April 10, 2014

  • MHP donates AEDs to Lacey Recreation Complex OSKALOOSA — Employees at Mahaska Health Partnership wanted to do something special to recognize National Heart Health Month in February. They ended up raising enough money to purchase two AEDs (automated external defibrillator) for the Lacey Recreati

    April 10, 2014

  • Local grains for April 10, 2014 (Per bushel) No. 2 No. 1 Corn Soyb Wht Cargill 5.02 Farmer’s 4.87 14.63 DFS Osky 4.97 14.50 Reiff Grain 4.79 14.61 Wapello Co. 4.82 14.53 Two Rivers 4.84 14.55 Tri-County 4.83 14.24

    April 9, 2014

  • Iowa Workforce Development fighting unemployment insurance fraud DES MOINES — Iowa Workforce Development (IWD) has partnered with Pondera Solutions, a Google Enterprise Partner, to help detect and prevent improper unemployment insurance claims and State Unemployment Tax Avoidance (SUTA) schemes by employers. The

    April 9, 2014

  • Local grains for April 9, 2014 (Per bushel) No. 2 No. 1 Corn Soyb Wht Cargill 5.07 Farmer’s 4.92 14.53 DFS Osky 5.02 14.37 Reiff Grain 4.84 14.53 Wapello Co. 4.87 14.48 Two Rivers 4.88 14.42 Tri-County 4.88 14.50

    April 8, 2014

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