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UnityPoint earns award for treatment of heart attack patients

UnityPoint Health – Trinity Regional Medical Center has received the American College of Cardiology’s NCDR Chest Pain MI Registry Platinum Performance Achievement Award for 2020. Trinity is one of only 140 hospitals nationwide to receive the honor. “UnityPoint Health – Trinity ...

UnityPoint receives quality improvement award

UnityPoint Health – Trinity Regional Medical Center has received the Mission: Lifeline Gold Plus Receiving Quality Achievement Award for implementing specific quality improvement measures outlined by the American Heart Association for the treatment of patients who suffer severe heart ...

Fareway sets fundraising record for MDA

DES MOINES – Fareway Stores, Inc. once again partnered with the Muscular Dystrophy Association to host the 10th annual Fareway MDA Golf Classic at Beaver Creek Golf Club in Grimes. The event raised a record-setting $167,000 for MDA. Funds raised at this event will fund research and ...

Burns is chair of Friendship Haven board

Tim Burns was recently elected chair of the Friendship Haven Board of Directors. Burns is currently chief investment officer with Decker Truck Line, Inc. He has been with Decker since 1991. Burns has been a member of the Friendship Haven Board since 2016, most recently serving as ...

PCEDC awards ‘Jump-Start’ grants

POCAHONTAS — Pocahontas County Economic Development Commission has awarded grants to two businesses to spur development in the county. Aspen Leaf Cafe & Coffee House was awarded a grant to open their doors in Pocahontas. TMC Tack & Supplies of rural Havelock were awarded a grant ...

Fareway announces bonus for hourly workers

BOONE — Fareway Stores, Inc. has announced a second distribution of the Fareway Family Front Line Plan, which will provide cash bonuses to its hourly employees who have worked on the front lines during these unprecedented times. A cash bonus will be paid to each hourly employee that ...

Nelson, Salocker Join LifeWorks Board

Cameron Nelson and Rick Salocker have joined the LifeWorks Charitable Foundation Board of Directors. As Board members, they will provide oversight to LifeWorks’ paid leadership as they fulfill the organization’s mission. The mission of the LifeWorks Charitable Foundation is to ...

McCarville returns to FD

Andrew McCarville has joined the team at McCarville Financial Network. McCarville, a Fort Dodge native, graduated from St. Edmond High School. He is a graduate of Iowa State University with degrees in finance and management. He is Series 7 licensed. McCarville previously worked ...

Hy-Vee accepts SNAP/EBT for pickup orders

WEST DES MOINES— Hy-Vee, Inc. has announced that all of its store locations that offer Hy-Vee Aisles Online grocery pickup now accept Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP)/Electronic Benefits Transfer (EBT) as payment at time of pickup. SNAP/EBT beneficiaries now can shop ...

Humboldt’s Sheri Mortiz among the employees recognized

HUMBOLDT — Sheri Moritz from Bank Iowa’s Humboldt office was the recipient of the Be People Centered award given by Bank Iowa at its annual summit event in Des Moines. Mortiz was recognized for her ability to lead with compassion while celebrating effort as often as outcomes. Mortiz has ...

Walding honored as Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisor

Cierra Walding, a financial advisor with Ameriprise Financial in Fort Dodge, was named to the list of “Forbes Top Next-Generation Wealth Advisors” published by Forbes Magazine. The list recognizes “next-generation” financial advisors who have demonstrated high levels of ethical ...

WCF Bancorp announces financial results

WCF Bancorp, Inc., the parent holding company of WCF Financial Bank, today announced its results of operations for the six months ended June 30, 2020 and 2019. The company’s approximate net income for the six months ended June 30, 2020 was $145,100, compared with approximate net income ...

Altaie joins Clay and Associates

Associate Dentist Dr. Nadeen Altaie has accepted a position at Clay and Associates. On Aug. 1, she will join Dr. John Clay, Dr. Shaun O’Neill and Dr. Tyler Wallingford at the Fort Dodge clinic. Altaie attended Drake University. She graduated there with a degree in biology. She ...

Opportunity Living receives multiple grants

LAKE CITY — Opportunity Living will be adding things like automatic external defibrillators thanks to multiple grants the organization has received recently. “We are very excited to announce the grants we have received,” said Jayne Wilhelm, community relations and development ...

Hy-Vee to hand out millions of free masks

In an effort to protect its customers and employees from COVID-19, Hy-Vee will distribute free masks to those entering its stores starting Monday. The company will hand out more than 3 million free masks in an effort to help support the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s ...

Fisher Joins EXIT Realty Frontier

EXIT Realty Frontier has announced that Sauscha Fisher has joined its growing team of dedicated real estate sales professionals. Fisher is a Fort Dodge native. EXIT Realty Frontier, located at 321 Central Ave, Fort Dodge, Iowa (50501), is a member of EXIT Realty Upper Midwest’s ...

Anderson joins Community Health Center

Doctor of Dental Surgery Heather Anderson has joined the Community Health Center of Fort Dodge’s dental department. Anderson, of Clarion, obtained her Bachelor of Science from Creighton University in 2006 and her Doctor of Dental Surgery degree from the University of Iowa in 2014. After ...

Schnurr will serve as ISBA President

Jerry Schnurr III, a solo practitioner in Fort Dodge, will serve as the 134th president of The Iowa State Bar Association during the 2020-2021 year. Schnurr grew up in Fort Dodge, attended undergrad and law school at University of Iowa and began practicing law in Fort Dodge in 1986. He has ...

Dutcher named senior VP at Northwest Bank, FD

Matt Dutcher, of Fort Dodge, has been named senior vice president of Northwest Bank in Fort Dodge. John Taets, regional bank president of Northwest Bank in Fort Dodge, recently made the announcement. “We are happy to have Matt join our Northwest Bank team,” Taets said. “His years ...

Hepperle, Olson join LifeWorks Board

Cari Hepperle and Dr. Cody Olson have joined the LifeWorks Community Services Board of Directors. As board members, they will provide oversight to LifeWorks’ paid leadership as they fulfill the organization’s mission. The mission of LifeWorks Community Services is to provide ...