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America Recycles Poster Contest winners announced

MARSHALLTOWN – Thirteen Marshall County students received honors for creating winning poster designs during an America Recycles Day celebration held on Nov. 14 at Iowa Valley Continuing Education. Emma Brown, a sixth grader at Green Mountain-Garwin Elementary, was chosen the grand prize winner of $100 from the Marshall County Landfill. Emma’s poster was selected from…

A fun three days in Chicago

MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Continuing Education Creative Retirement trip to Chicago is set for Wednesday, Dec. 12 to Friday, Dec. 14. The trip is open to the public with the deadline for reservations on Nov. 1st. Tour host Bert Permar has planned plenty of free time for everyone to enjoy Chicago at this beautiful…

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Freezer meals for the busy holiday season

MARSHALLTOWN – Are you feeling too busy for meal planning, meal preparation, and cooking? Would you like to donate meals to a family in need, a new mom, or a busy friend? With the holiday season fast approaching join Iowa Valley Continuing Education for this fun, social event and learn about quick freezer meal resources….

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Driving Unimpaired (DUI/OWI) courses offered monthly

MARSHALLTOWN & IOWA FALLS – It’s the Law – It is unlawful to operate a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol and/or drugs. Iowa Code 321J outlines the sanctions that can be imposed on offenders. Iowa requires that individuals who offend in Iowa or Iowa drivers who offend in another state complete a…

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Is welding for you?

IOWA FALLS – You keep hearing about the demand for welders…ever considered that might be the career for you or just curious as to what all the talk is about? How about you farmers who want to repair your own equipment? Iowa Valley Continuing Education is offering a welding course in the new Ellsworth Community…

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Nurse Aide Phase 1 or 75 hour starting soon

MARSHALLTOWN – The Nurse Aide Phase 1 or 75-hour Nurse Aide class will be offered in Marshalltown beginning Thursday, Oct. 11 with orientation from 3:30-4:30 pm. This class will educate students in the basic level of knowledge and the demonstration of skills needed to provide safe, effective resident care.  This course meets the requirement of…

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Let’s take a day trip!

MARSHALLTOWN – Fall is in the air, enjoy one or both of the Iowa Valley Continuing Education day trips planned for October! “Day Trip to Marshalltown and Albion . . . What You May Not Know,” scheduled for Wednesday, Oct. 10 is the second annual trip offered in cooperation with the Marshalltown Convention and Visitors…

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Take your leadership to the next level

MARSHALLTOWN – Leadership distinguishes any organization, whether for good or for bad. To tip the scales toward better leadership, Iowa Valley Continuing Education is offering L.E.A.P., a Leadership Excellence Achievement Program series for business teams and leaders. Led by renowned presenter Celina Peerman, participants can enroll in one or more of the four sessions, or…

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Basic Self Defense Oct. 11

GRINNELL – Have you thought about how you would handle a situation where someone comes up behind you and grabs your purse in the parking lot or pulls your hair and throws you to the ground when you are pumping gas, or grabs your wrist when you are walking in the park? Would you know…

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