Jennifer Goodier Receives Outstanding Volunteer Award

Thu, May 21st, 2015

Congratulations to Jennifer Goodier, who received an Outstanding Volunteer Award at the Annual Friendship House Volunteer Luncheon.  We're proud to have Jennifer as a volunteer at Bridges West.  Center For Siouxland staff members, Michelle Haukap and Alison Justice attended the luncheon with Jennifer.

Thank You to our VITA Volunteers!

Thu, May 21st, 2015

As we reach the end of another tax season, we would like to congratulate our staff & VITA volunteers for a job well done and for all their dedication in helping our clients file their taxes for free!

MRHD Awards Grant to Center For Siouxland

Wed, May 20th, 2015

Missouri River Historical Development, Inc. (MRHD) awarded grants to 41 Woodbury County nonprofit organizations and governmental entities. Center For Siouxland was one of the agencies that received a grant to fund a Community Garden at our Bridges West Transitional Housing site. The awards were presented at its 2015 Annual Grant Program ceremony Thursday, May 14th at the Betty Strong Encounter Center. Pictured here is Center For Siouxland's Executive Director, Jonette Spurlock, accepting a check from MRHD's President, Mark Monson.

Money Smart Week First-Time Homebuyer Workshop Scheduled

Fri, Apr 24th, 2015

There will be a Money Smart Week Event from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. tomorrow, April 24th, at Center For Siouxland, 715 Douglas Street, Sioux City, Iowa. One of our Consumer Credit Counselors, Mindy Hartz, will present a First-Time Homebuyer Workshop. For more information call 712-252-1861 ext. 47. There is no charge for this event.

Ben Franklin Visits Woodbury Central Elementary for Money Smart Week

Thu, Apr 23rd, 2015

50 third graders from Woodbury Central received the book "Isabel's Car Wash" donated by the Iowa Credit Union Foundation on Wednesday, April 22nd. Mrs Paulsen, the 3rd grade teacher at Woodbury Central, read the book with her students and they discussed not only the book, but many other aspects of financial literacy leading up to a visit with Ben Franklin.
Pictured below are Mrs. Paulsen's Woodbury Central 3rd graders with Ben Franklin (Sioux Valley CEO, John Parks) during Money Smart Week 2015.

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