Whittemore is honored to now be known as the "Home of Kossuth County's 'Freedom Rock'"!
Painted the week of June 29-July 2, 2015, the public is invited to view this fantastic accomplishment by artist Ron "Bubba" Sorensen. It is located just west of Seely-Walsh Post #425 of the American Legion at 605 Broad Street, or at the west end of Whittemore's main (Broad) street business district.
Seely-Walsh Post #425 of the American Legion is OPEN for refreshments, pizza & light munchies each Sunday afternoon from 4:00-10:00 p.m. Everyone is welcome to stop and partake in some fellowship!
Consider giving to the Don J. Whittemore Endowment Fund.
There is still time to donate to the Don J. Whittemore Endowment Fund and receive the 25% State of Iowa income tax credit.
Make your checks payable to: Kossuth County Community Foundation Fund 681P, which is the Don J. Whittemore Endowment Fund.
Mail checks to: Kossuth County Community Foundation 425 Cedar Street Ste 310, Waterloo, IA 50701
Donations of $100.00 or more will automatically qaulify you for the Iowa tax credit. For donations of less than $100.00 be sure to tell them when sending your donation that you want to have the Iowa tax credit.
Any questions, feel free to contact Stuart Simonson at 515-884-2648 or 515-320-0779
Don J. Whittemore Endowment Fund Accepting Non-profit Grant Applications for 2015.
The Don J. Whittemore Endowment Fund was established on May 6, 2009. Donations to an endowment fund stay in the fund and only the earnings from the fund are granted out ...thus for good, for Whittemore, for ever. There is also a 25% Iowa income tax credit for donations made to an Iowa Endowment Fund. Grant applications from Whittemore qualified Non-Profit Agencies excluding religious organizations and schools are now being accepted. The applications are available here on the Whittemoreiowa website under COMMUNITY - GRANTS. Applications must be mailed by Friday, January 16, 2015 to be considered this grant year. Questions, please contact Stuart Simonson at 515-884-2648, or home 515-884-0055.
In the spring and fall of each year, when the cooler temperatures are in the forecast and household windows are open, pet owners are reminded of Ordinance No. 169 which refers to “Animal Protection & Control” and more specifically the sections listed below:
Per Ordinance No. 127, passed and approved by the City Council of Whittemore, Iowa on August 1, 1994, the following reasonable curfew is in effect for the safety and welfare of all citizens of the community.
“It is unlawful for any minor (person below the age of eighteen (18 years) to be or remain upon any of the alleys, streets or public places of business and amusement in the city between the hours of ten thirty (10:30) o’clock p.m. and five (5) o’clock a.m. Sunday through Thursday and twelve-thirty (12:30) o’clock a.m. and five (5) o’clock a.m., Friday and Saturday.
The restriction provided by subsection 2.1-1.0102 (2) shall not apply to any minor who is accompanied by a guardian, parent or other person charged with the care and custody of such minor, or other responsible person over eighteen (18) years of age, nor shall the restriction apply to any minor who is traveling between his home or place of employment, church, municipal, school, or social function was being held.”
Parents and guardians, thank you for your cooperation in this matter.
Natural gas is odorless. So we add a distinctive smell to make leaks easier to find. If you happen to smell gas in your home, here are some tips on what to do.
NOTE! This event will be held on Thursday, December 21. (Due to a 12/22/17 rental of the Legion)
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