Author Archives: Terri Bennett

18 May
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Iowa wins Dean’s Cup!!

The 13th annual Dean’s Cup Golf Challenge was held on Monday, May 15, 2017 at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City. This event is for all law graduates, faculty, staff and students of Drake University Law School and the University ...

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11 May
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Iowa Legal Aid Board of Directors Annual Meeting – May 6, 2017

The Iowa Legal Aid Board of Directors met on May 6, 2017 for their Annual Meeting. During the annual Awards Luncheon, held immediately after the meeting, Iowa Legal Aid’s Executive Director, Dennis Groenenboom [pictured], recognized the following individuals:     ...

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10 May
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The Scott County Volunteer Lawyers Project & William B. Waterman Volunteer Attorney of the Year Award

The Scott County Volunteer Lawyers Project* is a joint program of the Scott County Bar Association and the HELP Regional Office of Iowa Legal Aid, and has existed since 1981 for the purpose of involving the private bar in assisting ...

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08 May
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Matt McDermott Receives United Way Volunteer Award

On May 1, 2017, Matt McDermott was awarded the United Way of Central Iowa’s 2017 Individual Volunteer Award for his volunteer leadership on the issue of homelessness and the significant time he gives to central Iowans in need of support. ...

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05 May
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Thanks Prairie Meadows!

A $5,000 grant from Prairie Meadows enabled Iowa Legal Aid to purchase a new digital color high volume photocopier for its Central Administrative Office in Des Moines. The new copier incorporates faxing, along with scanning and printing, and has the ...

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13 Apr
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13th Annual Dean’s Cup Golf Event

The 13th Annual Dean’s Cup golf event is coming up on May 15, 2017 at Finkbine Golf Course in Iowa City. This event is for all law graduates, faculty, staff and students of Drake Law School and the Iowa College ...

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05 Apr
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April is Volunteer Appreciation Month

In celebration of Volunteer Appreciation Month, we will be sharing stories and photos of Iowa Legal Aid’s various volunteers. Please visit our Volunteer page for all the information.

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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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