Reading is the foundation for academic success. According to the Iowa Department of Education Early Literacy Initiative, nearly 1 in 4 Iowa 3rd grade students is not proficient in reading.
Eldon Uptown/Downtown is a non-profit focused on bringing vibrancy back to the community’s commercial district. In 2017 the non-profit, led by Eldon resident Donna Jeffrey, received the buildings at 217
The Bright ideas Community Enrichment Fund and The Legacy Youth Alliance, both programs of the Legacy Foundation, will begin accepting grant applications on February 1, 2021. The Bright ideas Community
The December 2020 Legacy Foundation Board Meeting marked the end of service for four Legacy Foundation Board members. Eldon Hunsiker joined the Legacy Foundation board as a founding member in
Hollie Tometich, Executive Director of the Ottumwa Leadership Academy (a program of the Legacy Foundation), enrolled in Cornell University’s Diversity and Inclusion certificate program to increase her knowledge in these areas and apply it to her work.