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Cedar Falls native Barry DeVoll advocates for animals and hands-on learning Video included

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Barry DeVoll of Cedar Falls loves performing his educational shows for families. Ten years ago, DeVoll started the nonprofit Blue Trunk Educational Series with a goal of putting an assembly-type program into elementary schools across the country. More>>

After 31 years, Dave Wenthold is ready to step down as Waucoma's fire chief Video included

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Dave Wenthold grew up in Waucoma. In 1976, he started a business in town and volunteered with the fire department. Then in 1983, he was named chief.
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Tuliyah Frazier named Cedar Valley Youth of the Year Video included

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18-year-old Tuliyah Frazier of Waterloo was recently named as "Youth of the Year" through the Boys and Girls Club of the Cedar Valley. More>>

Gabrielle Hemesath talks bees as the 2014 Iowa Honey Queen Video included

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Gabrielle Hemesath loves talking about bees and beekeeping, and it's not just because she's the 2014 Iowa Honey Queen. Hemesath was crowned in November and hopes to use her reign to spread a message about the importance of bees. More>>

Kenneth & Patty Cutts give back to the community as devoted volunteers

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Kenneth and Patty Cutts give back to the Cedar Valley as volunteers at the Northeast Iowa Food Bank and the Boys and Girls Club. More>>

Cheryl Einsweiler leads Women to Women Career Mentoring Program

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Area women enjoyed lunch together as part of the Women to Women Career Mentoring Program. The program started in the spring of 2011 as a project of the Cedar Valley United Way's Women Philanthropy Connection (WPC). More>>

Mark Hockey recognized as devoted mentor

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Mark Hockey has two mentees. Hockey joined the TeamMates Mentoring Program through Waterloo Schools three years ago at the recommendation of a teacher. More>>

Claudette Meyer honored for 50 years with Rohlf Memorial Clinic

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Co-workers, friends, and family members showed up to honor Claudette Meyer for 50 years of employment with the Rohlf Memorial Clinic in Waverly. More>>

Nurse and firefighter Windy Anderson is dedicated to helping others

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Residents at the La Porte City Nursing and Rehab Center get excited when it's time to work with Windy Anderson. Windy Anderson is a restorative nurse. She works with residents on their mobility and range of motion to make sure they're functioning at the highest level possible. More>>

Lara Guay recognized as 'Big of the Year' for mentoring

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Nearly two years ago, Lara Guay and Tiffany Nieman were matched as "big" and "little" through Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northeast Iowa. More>>

Dan Bye entertains kids during Cedar Falls Public Library's Storytime

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Dan Bye prides himself on getting into character when reading books. Each Wednesday afternoon and Saturday morning, he leads storytime at the Cedar Falls Public Library. More>>

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