Tobacco Education and Prevention Summit to Take Place on June 23-26

The Iowa Students for Tobacco Education and Prevention (ISTEP) summit will take place from June 23 through 26 in four Iowa communities-Emmetsburg, Waverly, Fairfield and Harlan. Theme of the summit is ‘Tobacco Knock Out.’ Leaders of the American Legacy Foundation will speak at each summit location of the four communities. National youth smoking rates has […]

Iowa HIV, STD and Hepatitis Conference to Take Place on June 18-19

The Iowa HIV, STD and Hepatitis Conference will take place on June 18 and 19 at Holiday Inn Airport Conference Center in Des Moines. Iowa Department of Public Health, Iowa HIV and Hepatitis Community Planning Group and Midwest AIDS Training and Education Center are jointly sponsoring the two-day conference. Over 400 local, state and national […]

Iowa State Patrol to Host Uniformed Safety Education Officer Workshop on June 8-11

The Iowa Department of Public Safety’s Iowa State Patrol has announced to host the 2015 Uniformed Safety Education Officer Workshop. The workshop will take place from June 8 through 11 at Stoney Creek Inn in Johnston. Safety Education Officers from twelve states will take part in the four-day Workshop. The Opening ceremony of the event […]

DPS Announces Torch Lighting Ceremony for Special Olympics’ Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg

The Iowa Department of Public Safety (DPS) has announced to hold a torch lighting ceremony for the 2015 Special Olympics’ Law Enforcement Torch Run Final Leg on Thursday, May 21. The torch lighting event will take place at 9:30 a.m. at the Oran Pape State Office Building. Several law enforcement agencies as well as DPS […]

University of Iowa Student to Present Iowa City’s Food History 1800-1990

Rachel Wobeter, the University of Iowa Museum Studies student will offer a speech on Iowa City’s food history. The program will take place at Iowa City Public Library at 7:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. on Wednesday, May 20. She will present photos of Iowa City from 1830 to 1990 and share historical notes about the […]