Iowa West Elects New Board Member

June 26, 2019

(Council Bluffs, IA) The Board of Directors of Iowa West recently elected a new board member. Council Bluffs native and Thomas Jefferson High School graduate Cyndi Hume replaces the late Doug Goodman, who passed away suddenly in 2018. Hume was elected to serve a 3-year term on the Iowa West Racing Association board. Hume has […]

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A night with Ballet Nebraska is one to remember

March 13, 2019

Five-year-old Samantha and her mom don’t get to spend much time together. Recovery from alcohol addiction and an ongoing custody battle make it difficult, if not impossible. And it weighs on 29-year-old Abby Poitier’s mind. So you can imagine how when the single mother talks about the time she treated her only daughter to a […]

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Top 10 Arts Rank No Accident

November 12, 2018

In case you missed it, the National Center for Arts Research recently ranked Council Bluffs-Omaha in the top 10 of all mid-sized US cities for arts vibrancy. The metro was awarded the number six spot for the overall strength of its arts community. While the report notes that Omaha “is home to an abundance of […]

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Iowa West Foundation Awards $4.4 Million in Grant and Initiative Funding

November 8, 2018

(Council Bluffs, IA) The Iowa West Foundation Board of Directors recently approved $4.4 million in grant and initiative funding to 19 nonprofits and government entities that benefit southwest Iowans. Iowa West Foundation President and CEO Pete Tulipana said the Foundation is dedicated to funding programs and projects that are truly transformational for the city, county […]

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