Author Archives: Terri Bennett

20 Mar
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Iowa Legal Aid Volunteer Finalist for Award

Steve Jackson, a long-time volunteer at Iowa Legal Aid’s Cedar Rapids Regional Office, has been named a finalist of the United Way East Central Iowa’s Annual Volunteer Award. The winner of the award is selected by voting on the website. ...

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15 Nov
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Iowa West Foundation Grant Award

In October 2016, Iowa Legal Aid was informed that it would receive renewed funding from the Iowa West Foundation for its highly successful Youth Link Project in Council Bluffs. The goal of the Youth Link Project is to empower Council ...

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22 Aug
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Foundation Support Helps Improve Iowa Legal Aid’s Volunteer Capacity

Over the past several years, Iowa Legal Aid has benefited from recruiting high quality volunteers and keeping them engaged. With financial support from the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, the Greater Cedar Rapids Community Foundation and the Iowa State ...

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08 Jun
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Support from Principal Financial Group

Iowa Legal Aid is proud to be a community partner with Principal Financial Group. With a $25,000 grant, Iowa Legal Aid will be providing civil legal assistance to older Iowans age 60 and over through its Legal Hotline for Older ...

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19 May
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Drake Claims Dean’s Cup at Tournament Club of Iowa

The 12th annual Dean’s Cup was held on Monday, May 16, 2016 at Tournament Club of Iowa in Polk City. Forty golfers faced off in the morning match play. Iowa was led by Judges Eliza Ovrom and Art Gamble, while ...

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15 Jan
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12th Annual Dean’s Cup Golf Challenge

Date:  Monday, May 16, 2016 8:30 AM start time for match play 11:30 AM start time for best shot Location:  Tournament Club of Iowa – Polk City, Iowa This event is for all law graduates, faculty, staff and students of Drake ...

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10 Dec
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Support from Wells Fargo

Iowa Legal Aid received a $5,000 grant award from Wells Fargo to establish a Community Economic Development Project in Iowa. The project will assist low-income entrepreneurs wishing to start or further develop small businesses in an effort to lift themselves ...

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03 Dec
0

SAVE THE DATE

Equal Justice After Hours 2016 Can Lawyers Improve a Person’s Health? Yes! Doctors alone can’t solve all health problems. Sometimes a legal remedy is needed, too. Equal Justice After Hours 2016 will highlight Iowa Legal Aid’s Health & Law Projects that ...

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02 Dec
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Trial of the Three Bears v. Goldilocks

The trial of the Three Bears v. Goldilocks took place on Wednesday November 25, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. at the Kossuth County Courthouse. The four 2nd grade classes from Bryant School were in attendance. Twelve students volunteered to become Jurors ...

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25 Nov
0

#GivingTuesday

#GivingTuesday is six days away! Now in its fourth year, #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving on which people and communities around the world come together for one common purpose: to give. We hope you’ll join millions of others ...

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