Great news for the Oxford Junction Community! "Four Iowa communities were among 29 across the state to receive $2.9 million in funding to rejuvenate their downtown areas. Receiving grants of $100,000 each were: Hills (population 703, Johnson County) for the Old 218 building remodel project. Oxford Junction (population 496, Jones County) for the Broadway building. Shellsburg (population 983, Benton County) for Shellsburg Historic Bank. Williamsburg (population 3,139, Iowa County) for the Williamsburg Community Room & Visitor Rentals. Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg were on hand to recognize the award-winning communities. The grants, $100,000 per community, assist with the redevelopment or rehabilitation of buildings to stimulate economic growth and reinvestment".
Voice Of Jones County Podcast would like to recognize the Onslow city council, of which our very own Marilyn Gray is a member. They received an award at a public forum with state representatives and those running for office taking place in Monticello. It was facilitated by the Jones County Safe and Healthy Youth Coalition.
Pregnant or about to become pregnant, or if you are seeking help for meth addiction, please listen to the two PSAs. It could save your life and the life of your unborn baby.
2018 Friends of Jones County Conservation Awards. Alisha Smith and David Eilers receiving their awards. JCCB board members from left to right: Russel VonBehren, Dean Zimmerman, Rob Roman, and Megan Manternach.
At Wyoming Senior Dining earlier in 2019. Lori N Nutsy performing. WE ARE INTERESTED IN HAVING, MUSICIANS FROM THE AREA ON THE FIRST WED. OF EACH MONTH.
CALL 319-480-4037 IF YOU ARE INTERESTED. WE ARE ALWAYS GLAD TO HAVE NEW FOLKS JOIN US FOR A SENIOR DINING MEAL,TOO. WE SERVE MEALS ON THE FIRST & THIRD WED. OF EACH MONTH. CALL THE SAME NUMBER, TO MAKE A RESERVATION, THE SUN. OR MONDAY BEFORE!!! HOPE WE SEE YOU SOON!!!
Jones County Iowa Emergency Management United Way 211 now has an app to make finding resources easier! Search for 211 Iowa on the App store or Google Play. Once downloaded, enter your zip code and it will give you resources for Addictions, Clothing and Household, Courts and Crime, Education, Family, Financial Assistance, Food, Government, Health, Hotlines, Housing, Income and Employment, Legal and Consumer, Mental Health, Senior/Disablity, Transportation, Utilites and Veteran/Military.
Here are a few pictures from our last “Music in the Park” summer event held at Central Park on Friday, August 16th. Campers and park visitors enjoyed a beautiful evening at the park with entertainment provided by Pete Temple, of Monticello.
The event was attended by roughly 200 lake users, donors, and supporters of the Central Park Lake Restoration Project. Below are images from the 5 September 2019 Central Park Lake Celebration.