Geography of Iowa

MemoryCare.com Names the Best Facilities for Senior Memory Care in Des Moines, IA

Saturday, May 23, 2020 - 5:00am

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 23, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MemoryCare.com, a comprehensive resource for caregivers and older adults living with memory impairment, has announced the Best Memory Care Facilities in Des Moines, Iowa.

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  • DES MOINES, Iowa, May 23, 2020 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- MemoryCare.com, a comprehensive resource for caregivers and older adults living with memory impairment, has announced the Best Memory Care Facilities in Des Moines, Iowa.
  • The guide identifies 12 memory care communities based on location, access to experts, facility features and amenities.
  • In Des Moines, the number of senior deaths related to Alzheimer's increased by 30 percent between 2013 and 2017.
  • For a detailed listing of the Best Memory Care Facilities in Des Moines, IA, please visit https://www.memorycare.com/des-moines-ia-facilities/
    2020 Best Memory Care Facilities in Des Moines, IA (in alphabetical order)

QCR Holdings, Inc. Welcomes New Board Member and Announces a Cash Dividend of $0.06 Per Share

Thursday, May 21, 2020 - 10:05pm

Three of the directors, James M. Field, Timothy B. OReilly and Marie Z. Ziegler, were re-elected to three-year terms.

Key Points: 
  • Three of the directors, James M. Field, Timothy B. OReilly and Marie Z. Ziegler, were re-elected to three-year terms.
  • In addition to founding and running her own consultancy, we have great confidence that her counsel and expertise will prove tremendous assets for QCR Holdings.
  • Ms. Jacobs currently serves on the board of Community State Bank, a wholly owned QCR Holding subsidiary based in Ankeny, Iowa that serves the Ankeny and Des Moines markets.
  • Additionally, on May 19, 2020, the Companys board of directors declared a cash dividend of $0.06 per share payable on July 8, 2020, to holders of common stock of the Company of record on June 19, 2020.

Kindred Healthcare and Mercy Iowa City Open Mercy Iowa City Rehabilitation Hospital

Wednesday, May 20, 2020 - 6:00pm

Kindred Healthcare, LLC (Kindred) and Mercy Iowa City, an affiliate of MercyOne, today announced the opening of Mercy Iowa City Rehabilitation Hospital, a 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Coralville, Iowa.

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  • Kindred Healthcare, LLC (Kindred) and Mercy Iowa City, an affiliate of MercyOne, today announced the opening of Mercy Iowa City Rehabilitation Hospital, a 40-bed inpatient rehabilitation hospital in Coralville, Iowa.
  • Mercy Iowa City Rehabilitation Hospital is dedicated to the treatment and recovery of individuals who have experienced a loss of function due to an injury or illness.
  • We look forward to addressing the growing need for inpatient rehabilitation services across Iowa in partnership with Mercy Iowa City, said Russ Bailey, Chief Operating Officer, Kindred Rehabilitation Hospitals.
  • Mercy Iowa City is an acute care hospital and regional referral center that draws patients from throughout southeast Iowa.

Deborah Baldwin Named FHLB Des Moines Chief Diversity and Inclusion Officer

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 10:14pm

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Effective May 18, Deborah Baldwin will become the new chief diversity and inclusion officer at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines or the Bank).

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  • DES MOINES, Iowa, May 18, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Effective May 18, Deborah Baldwin will become the new chief diversity and inclusion officer at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines (FHLB Des Moines or the Bank).
  • In this role, Baldwin will oversee the Banks Office of Minority and Women Inclusion, as well as all diversity and inclusion efforts.
  • I am excited for Deb to join our team at the Federal Home Loan Bank of Des Moines, said Kris Williams, president and chief executive officer, FHLB Des Moines.
  • Serving 13 states and three U.S. Pacific territories, FHLB Des Moines is one of 11 regional Banks that make up the Federal Home Loan Bank System.

Davenport University gives students choice: offers classes on campus and online for fall

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 9:00pm

Davenport University announced today that it is preparing to host students both on campus and online in the fall.

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  • Davenport University announced today that it is preparing to host students both on campus and online in the fall.
  • Our students need to be able to pursue their dreams and Davenport remains committed to helping them achieve those dreams, said Dr. Richard J. Pappas, president of Davenport University.
  • Lettinga Campus located in Grand Rapids offers students living arrangements with private rooms for up to 800 students.
  • Founded in 1866, Davenport is a private, non-profit university serving about 7,500 students at campuses across Michigan and online.

FBL Financial Group Declares Quarterly Dividend

Monday, May 18, 2020 - 2:15pm

FBL Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: FFG) today announces that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.50 per share to owners of Class A and Class B common stock.

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  • FBL Financial Group, Inc. (NYSE: FFG) today announces that its Board of Directors declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.50 per share to owners of Class A and Class B common stock.
  • FBL Financial Group is a holding company with the purpose to protect livelihoods and futures.
  • In addition, FBL Financial Group manages all aspects of two Farm Bureau affiliated property-casualty insurance companies for a management fee.
  • Headquartered in West Des Moines, Iowa, FBL Financial Group is traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol FFG.

Venerable Announces New Hire and Promotion

Thursday, May 14, 2020 - 3:49pm

WEST CHESTER, Pa., May 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Venerable today announced the appointment of Lee Barnard as Vice President and Senior Counsel.

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  • WEST CHESTER, Pa., May 14, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Venerable today announced the appointment of Lee Barnard as Vice President and Senior Counsel.
  • Venerable is also announcing the promotion of Project Management Director, Brad Laskowski, to Vice President.
  • Laskowski has been with Venerable, and formerly with the legacy annuity business acquired from Voya Financial, Inc., for the last 5 years.
  • Venerable is a privately held company with business operations based in West Chester, Pennsylvania and Des Moines, Iowa.

Digital Media Expert Greg Coleman Appointed To Meredith Board

Wednesday, May 13, 2020 - 6:46pm

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com ) Board of Directors on May 12, 2020, appointed Greg Coleman to the Meredith Board as a Class I Director, effective at its next Board meeting in August 2020.

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  • DES MOINES, Iowa, May 13, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --The Meredith Corporation (NYSE: MDP; www.meredith.com ) Board of Directors on May 12, 2020, appointed Greg Coleman to the Meredith Board as a Class I Director, effective at its next Board meeting in August 2020.
  • Coleman currently is a Board advisor for BuzzFeed and previously served as the digital media company's President.
  • "We are very pleased to have someone with Greg's diverse set of media business experiences join the Meredith Board," said Board Chairman Steve Lacy.
  • "He is a digital media expert and pioneer, and we particularly look forward to his insights in this important and growing area of Meredith's media business."

Strategic America Earns Top Awards at International Competition

Tuesday, May 12, 2020 - 4:00pm

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Strategic America, an integrated marketing firm based in West Des Moines, Iowa, was recognized with four Hermes Creative Awards.

Key Points: 
  • DES MOINES, Iowa, May 12, 2020 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Strategic America, an integrated marketing firm based in West Des Moines, Iowa, was recognized with four Hermes Creative Awards.
  • The international competition draws thousands of entries from around the world each year in a variety of categories.
  • Strategic America was recognized for client work in pro bono and integrated marketing.
  • Strategic America is a well-regarded member of the American Association of Advertising Agencies (4As), the Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) and Association of National Advertisers (ANA).

Meredith To Report Fiscal 2020 Third Quarter Results May 14

Monday, May 11, 2020 - 5:21pm

DES MOINES, Iowa, May 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP; www.meredith.com ) announced today it will report its fiscal 2020 third quarter and first nine month results on Thursday, May 14, 2020.

Key Points: 
  • DES MOINES, Iowa, May 11, 2020 /PRNewswire/ --Meredith Corporation (NYSE:MDP; www.meredith.com ) announced today it will report its fiscal 2020 third quarter and first nine month results on Thursday, May 14, 2020.
  • Meredith will host a conference call on that day at 8:30 AM EDT.
  • Meredith will distribute an earnings release and discussion materials prior to the call.
  • To listen to the call, visit Meredith's Investor Relations section at www.meredith.com prior to the start.