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Extension helps citizens set vision for Hawarden

Hawarden work session

When Hawarden City Administrator Gary Tucker wanted to “get everyone on the same page” about the town’s future in spring 2010, he called ISU Extension. Over the next several months, Community and Economic Development Specialist Alan Vandehaar worked with Tucker and other local leaders, bringing together the community’s diverse population to discuss community needs, identify priority projects and develop action plans. As a result, seven working groups are tackling the key issues.

This article appeared in May 2011 -- From Jerry Miller Newsletter