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May 18, 2022

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A video series, Business, Community, Opportunity, highlighting business across the region is currently being released by the Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance.  


From small businesses to large corporations, this video series will be released shortly to celebrate the diversity of businesses in the region and their importance to the economy. 


This exciting series highlights 10 businesses across the region and showcases the positive impact they have on the community. From job creation to economic development, these businesses are making a difference in the lives of their employees and customers. 


The first video in the series profiles Fletcher Wood Products and how the business has grown with the help of the community. Fletcher Wood Products has been in operation for over 60 years. They've seen success by diversifying their services and focusing on quality workmanship. 


More information will be available this week, and we encourage all of you to view, like, comment, and share. Our region has a lot to celebrate. 


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ALLIANCE UPDATES

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Internship+ Program


The Greater Fort Dodge Growth Alliance Internship+ Program adds value to internships with an educational lunch series designed especially for area interns. Topics include soft skills, leadership, teamwork, community involvement, and other vital skills for today’s job seekers. The program also serves as a touchpoint to the Fort Dodge area for young professionals as they launch their careers and consider their career options.


Fact Sheet - Click here for all the details on our Internship+ Program


Application - Click here to apply for the Internship+ Program.


For more information, please email Kelly Halsted.

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MEMBER BENEFITS

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RIBBON CUTTINGS

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Monday, May 23 | 4:00 PM

617 Central Ave

Citizen Central Building

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Wednesday, May 25 | 4:30 PM

326 South 25th Street

New Location


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Tuesday, May 31 | 4:30 PM

2428 Gotch Park Rd

Humboldt, Iowa 


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Wednesday, June 1 | 5:00 PM

637 South 22nd Street

New Showroom

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Thursday, June 2 | 5:30 PM

3126 5th Ave South

75th Anniversary Celebration

Open House 5-8 PM


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Friday, June 3 | 5:00 PM

1 Museum Road

Honoring 2022 Parade Marshals John and Margo Daniel

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Occupational Medicine

June 7 | @4:00 PM

210 North 15th Street

Open House 4-6 PM

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June 8 | 4:00PM

920 3rd Ave South

90th Anniversary Celebration

COMMUNITY ACTIVITIES

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It's almost time again for our annual Frontier Days. This year our Frontier Days theme is "The New Frontier." We hope to see you all on June 4th, 2022 at 10:00 AM.


$40 entry fee for anyone entering the parade that is not a non-profit. There continues to be the option to pay either with a check, cash at the Museum, or we still have the option to pay through Venmo.


Our deadline for the entry forms is May 20th. We look forward to celebrating the Frontier Days with you all.

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IS YOUR CHILD REGISTERED? ARE YOU SIGNED UP TO VOLUNTEER? Vacation Bible School at FPC will be June 6th-10th! Each day’s activities will run from 1-4 p.m. Open to all children who have finished TK through 5th grade. 

VBS Registration Form

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For a list of all events,

click here.

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MEMBER TO MEMBER

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Congrats to Golden Day Adult Day Program on being award $1,500 from the GreenState Foundation!

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Join United All Stars this season as we come together to do what we LOVE and work with all levels of cheer, dance and tumbling! 

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When it comes to a stroke, every minute counts! Nearly 2 million brain cells are lost each minute a stroke goes untreated. Know the warning signs and symptoms look for.


#strokeawareness

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On today's episode of Spin It we will be discussing why it's important for you to have a good website and why you should make your website your own. SEO, ADA complaint, Domains, and Understanding how important the “backend” of your website is.  This will be part two of a two part series.


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