Milestones

Congratulations
Congratulations
Congratulations Dr. Brianne Wade Dr. of Chiropractic Six years of hard work. We are allso proud of you. — Love you, Your Family
Do You Know This Woman?
Do You Know This Woman?
Do You Know This Woman? Kay Hamilton of Kay's Kanine and formerly of The Dog House is retiring after many great years as a professional dog groomer. If you know Kay or have a pet that has been lovingly groomed by her, please help us by emailing a pic of your pet, with or without you in the photo, to KaysKanine@yahoo.com. Please include your name, name of pet, and any comments/memories you would like to share in the email. These will be used at the retirement party and, afterwards, as a keepsake for Kay. Party details will follow soon.
RETIREMENT ANNOUNCEMENT
RETIREMENT ANNOUNCEMENT
RETIREMENT ANNOUNCEMENT After 36 years as a Sales Associate at Younkers in the Lindale Mall, Betty (Aziza) Igram has RETIRED. In those 36 years, she has been recognized for Top Sales Awards, Exceeding the quota for Opening New Accounts, and for her Excellent Customer Care. In return for Betty's Dedication and Love of her job, she received the priceless gift of sincere customer friendships. At 87 years (young), we Congratulate you on your amazing career and the example you have set for all who know you. — With Love and Utmost Respect, Your Family
Stephanie Hogan
Stephanie Hogan
Stephanie Hogan Stephanie Hogan, the daughter of James F. and Rebecca L. Hogan of rural Monticello, a 1986 alumni of Sacred Heart School and a 2007 graduate of Iowa State University where she received her Bachelor of Agriculture Studies degree and went on to work five years for Cargill Incorporated in Iowa, Minnesota, Oregon, Montana, Washington and Alaska, recently became a Postulant with the Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate. On Friday, August 1, 2014 at Madonna delle Grazie Church in Villa Santa Lucia, Italy, Stephanie received the blue/gray habit and white veil, worn by first-year Postulants, along with a change of her name to Sister Maria Stefania of the Immaculate Coredemptrix. The Franciscan Sisters of the Immaculate are a religious community founded by Father Stefano Maria Manelli and Father Gabriel Maria Pellettieri. The Sisters live an evangelical life in offering everything they do for the greatest glory of God. From running an orphanage in Brazil, caring for the lepers in Nigeria and operating a Catholic radio station in Australia, the Sisters are carrying out the work of the Holy Spirit throughout the world. Sister Maria Stefania will be living at the Postulancy House in Italy until she takes her first vows next year. She welcomes prayer requests and letters. To write to Stephanie: Stephanie Hogan, Suore Francescane dell'lmmacolata, "Madre della Divina Providenza", Via 1 Maggio, 44, 83040 Fontanarosa (AV), ltalia.
Congratulations
Congratulations
Congratulations On June 13, 2014, the Iowa Pharmacy Association honored Craig Clark as this year's recipient of the prestigious Bowl of Hygeia Award. This award recognizes his outstanding record of devotion to community service in the state of Iowa. Congratulations Craig! — From your Clark's Pharmacy Family
Congratulations!
Congratulations!
Congratulations! Congrats Michelle on your new journey at Epic Salon and Spa! We are so proud of you! — Love, Mark and Eli
Congratulations, Gloria Dixon!
Congratulations, Gloria Dixon!
Congratulations, Gloria Dixon! Gloria has published her first book! After the recent death of her husband, Charles A. Dixon, Gloria was inspired to share her story of the various action items and emotions affecting her life after Charles' death. Gloria currently resides in Cedar Rapids, IA. She was certified as a CPA by the State of Iowa Board of Accountancy. Gloria earned her Bachelor's degree in Accounting and Business, as well as a Master's degree in Organizational Management. Gloria and Charles were the owners of Dixon FYG Sprinkler Systems, which served Cedar Rapids and surrounding communities. Gloria has been employed as a corporate auditor with Deere & Company, Collins Community Credit Union, and Alliant Energy. She was also employed as a Small Business Revenue Agent for the United States Treasury - Internal Revenue Service. She was an instructor at Mt. Mercy University and Kaplan University. Gloria has served the Cedar Rapids community as a member of the Hotel/Motel Tax; Chairperson of the Advisory Council of Heart of Iowa; Public Health Finance Committee; Taskforce Committee "Foresight 2020"; and Budget Review Committee for the United Way of East Central Iowa. Over the years in various local churches, Gloria served as a Sunday school teacher, Director of the Baptist Training Union, Church Clerk and Special Project Consultant to Deacons and Trustees. Gloria is self-employed and provides her financial expertise to organizations on a consultant and volunteer basis. To be able to write a book after losing a loved one is a wonderful accomplishment! Again, Congratulations Gloria on achieving this major milestone event.
Happy Retirement
Happy Retirement
Happy Retirement Rick Flynn, after 40 years, is retiring from Nash Finch. "He has more miles in reverse than most have driving forward." Enjoy your grandkids, traveling and camping. You deserve it. — Love, Mary, Doris, Jamie, Amanda, Mark, David, Ella and Clara
Promotion
Promotion
Promotion Bridge Community Bank announced that Michael Vander Hoek has been promoted to Loan Officer. Michael will continue to be based in the Mechanicsville branch and concentrate on consumer and commercial lending. Michael has been with the bank since 2010 and is a 2009 UNI graduate with a degree in finance.
HATS OFF TO THEE!
HATS OFF TO THEE!
HATS OFF TO THEE! Regina Catholic Education Center in Iowa City bestowed its annual alumni awards during the all-school (1959-2014) alumni banquet on August 31st. 2014 marks the 11th year the school has honored its alumni with this recognition. The alumni awards are given in various categories to most aptly reflect respective professional, humanitarian, volunteer and service accomplishments. The 2014 recipients are: Distinguished Alumni Award: Pat Cashman '60 & Teresa McLaughlin '75; Alumni Appreciation Award: Tom Brandt '87 & Rebecca (Manrique) Whitaker '97; Outstanding Young Alumni: Shiu Family (Anne '01, Jane '03, Philip '06, Vanessa '07 & Kimberly '13); and Distinguished Honorary Alumni: Bill '46 (IC St. Mary's) & Pat Sueppel and Jack & Donna Muller.