2014 GRANT RECIPIENTS

Urbandale Centennial Steering Committee

Amount Given: $3,580

Purpose: For design, marketing and promotional materials in connection with the city’s yearlong centennial celebration.

American Legion Post 663

Amount Given: $600

Purpose: To fund annual essay contest in which fifth-graders write about what the American flag means to them.

Urbandale Historical Society

Amount Given: $4,000

Purpose: For repairs of the memorial walkways in front of the Olmsted-Urban House and the walkway around the parking lot of the property. The brick walkways needed to be raised and repaired for the safety of visitors.

Urbandale Police Department

Amount Given: $1,800

Purpose: To purchase workbooks, T-shirts and graduation supplies for students taking its “Culture of Integrity” program at the Urbandale Middle School. The program aims to instill values and keep students safe by teaching them about bullying, keys to success, personal safety and social media.