Iowan of the Week

April 15, 2021 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor Trish Bergren of Clarinda, Iowa as Iowan of the Week. Trish is a respected leader in the Clarinda and Page County community who has touched countless lives through her work as the Executive Director of the Clarinda Carnegie Art Museum and as the curator for the Nodaway Valley Historical Museum.

April 9, 2021 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker, I rise today to ask the House of Representatives to join me in honoring Annie Orsini, Assistant Principal at Westridge Elementary School and Jordan Creek Elementary School in West Des Moines, as Iowan of the Week.

April 2, 2021 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker,

March 25, 2021 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor Tammy Ross and The East Union ASPIRE “More” Learning Center in Afton, Iowa for the tenacity and persistence they show daily to serve the people of their community. Tammy, ASPIRE More, and the town of Afton are the blueprints for what being an Iowan is all about, and what it means to support your neighbors.

March 19, 2021 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker,

March 12, 2021 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor Beverly Erskine, the program manager of the VA Central Iowa Health Care System Women’s Veteran Program, as Iowan of the Week.

February 27, 2021 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker,

 

I rise today to ask the House of Representatives to join me in honoring Mr. John Douglas, Executive Director of the Wilkie House in Des Moines, as our Iowan of the Week.

 

February 18, 2021 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker,

February 12, 2021 Iowan of the Week

Madam Speaker, I rise today to honor Sue Wilson and The Helping Hand of Warren County in Indianola, Iowa for their aid to the underserved people of their community. Sue and The Helping Hand are the pinnacles of what it means to be an Iowan, and I wish to recognize them as my Iowan of the Week for their remarkable dedication to the betterment of their state.

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