Restaurants band together in support of 1105 Project

The 1105 Project

Eighteen Johnson County restaurants are donating a portion of their November 5 proceeds in support of the 1105 Project at Gilbert Court. The project began when the building at 1105 Gilbert Court — formerly a public health building — was sold to the Crisis Center of Johnson County by the Johnson County Supervisors in 2012. Four human service agencies are now preparing to move into the space by the end of this year, and they’re asking for the community’s help in raising $1.2 million to cover the costs of both interior and exterior renovations. […]

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Do a good deed with your New Pioneer dividend

Do you like good, clean, organic food? Does supporting local charities and businesses give you the warm fuzzies? Are you a New Pioneer Co-op member who has received your annual dividend check recently and would like to use it to make a difference in your community? Then you might want to cover your ears. […]

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Event Photos: Food in Harmony – 9/25

The Mill hosted a fundraiser benefiting the Local Foods Connection on Sept 25th. The evening was packed with music from a variety of local artists, art and handmade goods, raffles, a silent auction, dancing,  food and booze….it was a great night and I was glad to be asked to capture some shots from the event.


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13th Annual Souper Bowl Raises Funds, Awareness

Visitors packed the Highlander Convention Center Thursday for the Domestic Violence Intervention Program’s (DVIP) 13th annual Souper Bowl fundraiser.

An estimated 400-600 individuals attended the event, paying $20 to be treated to live music and to sample the 42 different kinds of soup donated by local restaurants. The event affords local residents an opportunity to pitch in for the fight against domestic violence in Iowa. […]

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