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Calhoun County named Home Base Iowa community

ROCKWELL CITY — Calhoun County became the 100th Home Base Iowa community on Thursday.

Home Base Iowa is a program to connect veterans and transitioning service members with more than 2,400 businesses statewide who have pledged to hire over 16,000 veterans.

The program has 27 college and university partners.

“We are excited to be designated as a Home Base Iowa community and honored to have the distinction of being the 100th to join the program,” said Jill Heisterkamp, executive director of Calhoun County economic development. “We have two military veterans who serve on our county board of supervisors, so it was important to them and our organization to achieve this designation in support of thse men and women who have served.”

Veterans can find resources on the Home Base Iowa website.

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