The Ottumwa Courier

News in brief

June 25, 2014

Leadership Academy accepting applications

OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa Leadership Academy is currently accepting applications for the 2014-15 class.

The 10-month academy will begin Sept. 12 and run through June 2015. Applications are due by July 31. The application can be found online at www.ottumwaleadershipacademy.org, by emailing Hollie Tometich at htometich@leadottumwa.org or calling 641-684-6221.

The Ottumwa Leadership Academy is a 10-month, tuition-based program that provides targeted leadership development strategies. The organization wants to educate, empower, encourage and engage its participants in community leadership. The Mission of Ottumwa Leadership Academy is to develop effective leaders for the betterment of our community.

The program is available to those who live and/or work in Wapello County. It is a selective program, and the selection criteria are based on leadership potential and demonstrated community interest.

New this year is the Andy Hansen Legacy Scholarship. Hansen, who was plant manager at John Deere Ottumwa Works from 2010-13, provided leadership through volunteerism and encouraged others to step into leadership roles. He was a part of several boards of directors, one of them being Ottumwa Regional Legacy Foundation. The Legacy Foundation wanted to honor Andy’s dedication during his tenure and created the Andy Hansen Legacy Scholarship. This scholarship is for one year’s tuition for a participant from a nonprofit organization or small business that might not otherwise be able to send someone. The application for the scholarship is due in conjunction with the Academy application by July 31.

1
Text Only
News in brief
  • Lunsford reunion Saturday HEDRICK — Descendants of William Monroe Lunsford and Mary (Brunk) Lunsford will gather Saturday at the Hedrick American Legion, 112 Main St. The building is handicapped-accesible. A meal will be shared at 12:30 p.m. with baskets of Lunsford cooking.

    July 29, 2014

  • Women's Connection to meet Aug. 11 OSKALOOSA — Oskaloosa Women's Connection invites all ladies to join them at 6:30 p.m. Aug. 11 at The Peppertree Restaurant. Daryl and Maria Martin, formerly from Oskaloosa, will bring bits of their world travel experiences as the feature, and they wi

    July 29, 2014

  • Valves installed to reduce water main breaks OTTUMWA — The Ottumwa Water Works has experienced an increase in water main breaks this month. The Greenwood Tank on the south side has been taken out of service for rehabilitation inside and out. It will be out of service for another three months.

    July 29, 2014

  • Vintage Dayz in Cantrill CANTRIL — Vintage Dayz in Cantril will be held Thursday through Saturday. A 31 Tournament starts the activities at 6 p.m. Thursday at the Watering Hole located near the Cantril Ball Diamond. Friday night, the Fox River Fields Band will be playing at

    July 29, 2014

  • 0730 OTT Live After Five color photo -L -T 'Live After Five' to feature 'The Crushers'

    OTTUMWA — South Ottumwa Savings Bank’s “Live After Five” series continues at 5 p.m. Friday with “The Crushers,” who are back for their second year because of their popularity in 2013. Formed in 2008, “The Crushers “ were an all-employee band of Al-jo

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • Final Off-Road Antiques Road Show Sunday BONAPARTE — Bonaparte Main Street Inc. will host its 10th and final Off-Road Antiques Show Sunday at the Whiteley Opera House, 614 First St., Bonaparte. Doors will open at noon with show hours from 1-4 pm. This is an unique opportunity to have items

    July 28, 2014

  • Polishville announces August schedule POLISHVILLE — The Polishville Community Center has announced its events for August. • Sunday: Annual bazaar. Dinner will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. with a raffle at 1:30 p.m. • Aug. 13: Lunch and Bingo, second Wednesday of the month only. Lunch w

    July 28, 2014

  • WCCB hosting two August events OTTUMWA — The Wapello County Conservation Board is hosting two events in August. Aug. 5 – Toddler Camp: Water Wonders. Water is a very important part of our world. Use hands-on activities to find out what makes water so special. Come dressed to get a

    July 28, 2014

  • Eddyville Party in the Park Saturday EDDYVILLE — Eddyville Central Park will be filled with music, laugher, a movie, food and lots of fun Saturday evening. Bring your lawn chairs and come join your friends for a fun filled evening. At 6 p.m., the Eddyville Garden Club and the Historical

    July 28, 2014

  • Iowa counties declared federal disaster areas WASHINGTON — President Barack Obama has declared a major disaster exists in Iowa and has ordered federal aid to supplement state and local recovery efforts in the area affected by severe storms, tornadoes, straight-line winds and flooding during the

    July 25, 2014

Obituaries
Record
Facebook
AP National