On Wednesday, Governor Kim Reynolds announced a new grant that will supplement the existing Manufacturing 4.0 program for small manufacturers, employing up to 75 employees, with $5 million. The new grant will invest $25 million to make similar grant opportunities available to mid-size firms employing 76 – 250 employees. These grants are part of a statewide effort to help manufacturers adapt to the landscape formed by the fourth industrial revolution - Industry 4.0 - and its emphasis on smart technology,
Iowa Manufacturing Companies Invited to Apply for Industry 4.0 Funding The Manufacturing 4.0 Technology Investment Program provides grants that assist small- and mid-sized enterprises with the adoption and integration of smart technologies into existing operations in the state. Two types of grants are offered through this program:Manufacturing Innovation Equipment Grants- Up to $50,000 grants aimed at helping manufacturers increase productivity, efficiency and competitiveness. Eligible projects
October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month! Join the Dewitt Community Hospital Foundation's Pink for the Cure committee by wearing pink this month! Long-sleeved, soft cotton t-shirts are available for delivery to your place of business! Sizes include small, medium, large, XL, 2XL, or 3Xl for just $25 each. Please text or email orders to Mary Rueter at 563-320-4958 or email@example.com
First Central State Bank will continue its tradition of Grilling for Charity fundraisers. The event will be held from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Friday, Sept. 10, at First Central State Bank’s DeWitt location. The proceeds collected from this fundraiser will benefit the St. Joseph Education Foundation, an organization that supports the St. Joseph School in DeWitt. First Central State Bank started the Grilling for Charity fundraisers in 2010. Since its inception, the events have raised tens of thousands of
DeWitt United Methodist Church invites you to in-person worship at 9 AM for contemporary service and 10:30 AM for traditional service. Coffee is served at 10 AM between the services.
Stacie Steffen has always been someone who enjoys meeting people. So when an opportunity came up to join the banking industry, she didn’t hesitate. First Central State Bank is pleased to announce the addition of Steffen as a Customer Service Representative in the DeWitt location. “I’ve always loved to expand my horizons,” said Steffen, a 1990 graduate of Maquoketa High School. “Working in the medical field, I interacted with people and that led me to want to help in the banking industry. I also have
A community tradition will continue once again this year in DeWitt. First Central State Bank and Encova Insurance will partner to present this year’s annual Community Easter Egg hunt in DeWitt. The event will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, March 27, at the Central DeWitt Community MS/HS outdoor sports complex. The hunt will be separated into age divisions, with groups featuring 1 and 2; 3 and 4; 5 and 6; and 7 through 9. This year will look a little different than in years past. Volunteers will
First Central State Bank is pledging $50,000 to the DeWitt Referral Center. The donation is directed toward the referral center’s building campaign, an effort that will construct a new facility for the non-profit. The investment continues an ongoing effort by First Central State Bank to support the community and provide necessary assistance to those who need it, Brigham Tubbs, First Central State Bank CEO and president, said. “Helping others is at the core of First Central’s mission,” Tubbs said.
Alan “Al” Tubbs is this year’s recipient of the Bruning Award for his leadership and longstanding dedication to providing financial guidance and support to farmers, agricultural businesses and small communities in rural America. “It’s remarkable to have my past work in the agriculture and financial industries recognized,” said Tubbs. “Agriculture is where I’ve grown up and the largest segment of our rural economies. Our bank has always done all we can to support the viability and profitability of
Ohnward Bancshares, Inc. financial institutions ranked in the American Bankers Association’s top 100 list for farm lenders by dollar volume. The institutions – First Central State Bank, Maquoketa State Bank and Ohnward Bank & Trust – ranked 90th in the country for agriculture lending by dollar volume in the second quarter of 2020. Ohnward’s roots were built through helping the eastern Iowa and western Illinois agricultural community, Ohnward Bancshares, Inc. President Abram Tubbs said. “Helping farmers and
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