People all over Iowa are making strides to impact their communities in ways that make lasting impressions. Does someone come to mind right away? Nominate them for an Iowa Character Award by May 11 – you won’t regret it! Michelle
You are you a young professional? Do you know anyone who participates in young professional groups? Sioux City Growth Organization is a leading example as an organization of character. Think of an organization you enjoy participating in and nominate them
Paula Bell received an Iowa Character Award in 2010 as a Citizen of Character. Read on as she elaborates on how much it meant to her to be honored for who she is as a person. And don’t forget, nominations
The Des Moines Kiwanis have a rich history of giving in the Greater Des Moines community and have worked to create a better community through a variety of programs and are passionate about helping kids. They were nominated in 2008 for the Iowa Character Award as an Organization of Character. Nominate an organization with good character today! Nominations are due May 11 – don’t wait!
Trinity Regional Medical Center (TRMC) is dedicated to improving the lives of Fort Dodge citizens through the promotion of CHARACTER COUNTS!, healthy living and positive choices. Do you have a hospital or other organization in your community doing something similar? Nominate them by May 11 for an Iowa Character Award!
In 2008, (then) 94-year-old Paul Hassman received an Iowa Character Award for being a Citizen of Character in New Hampton, Iowa. Through his contributions, many people have the utmost respect for Paul. Who has served your community for over 50 years and still continues to do so? Nominate them by May 11 so they can be honored.
There are hundreds of communities in Iowa. Which ones stick out to you as role models of good character? Take a look at what Johnston has done and continues to do in order to instill exceptional character everywhere they go.
After 35 years in education, Jim Mayse took early retirement from the West Des Moines Community School District. He was contacted by Drake University to see if he would be interested in becoming a Student Teacher Supervisor and took their
Michaela is in the sixth grade at Denison Middle School. Her teachers say that she respects everyone, treats everyone fairly, and shows caring by making sure that everyone around her feels valued and included. Know someone like her? Nominate them for an Iowa Character Award by May 11!
As Vice Principal of Indianola High School, John Taylor is a positive role model for students, staff and the entire community of Indianola. Have you been impacted by an educator in your life? Consider nominating them – nominations are due