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Iowa West Foundation President & CEO to Retire

October 9, 2019

(Council Bluffs, IA) The leader of one of the Midwest’s largest private foundations has announced his decision to retire. Pete Tulipana, President and CEO of the Iowa West Foundation, who also serves as the Executive Director of the Iowa West Racing Association, has led the organization for more than eight years. He will continue to serve […]

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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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Iowa West Field House

Iowa West Field House Scores another Successful Year

March 21, 2019

(Council Bluffs, IA) – After an impressive first year in operation, the Iowa West Field House and operating partner Omaha Sports Academy (OSA) exceeded expectations in year two. When the facility featuring 8 hardwood basketball courts that convert into 12 hardwood volleyball courts opened in early 2017, the Iowa West Foundation had two goals in […]

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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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2018 Year in Review

December 20, 2018

The end of the year is a good time to reflect on all the successes of the previous 12 months. Several Iowa West Foundation initiatives were launched and expanded upon, a number of impactful grants were awarded, and major milestones or anniversaries were marked by partnering organizations in 2018. Here are the highlights month by […]

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