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Virtual Career Fair for Veterans and Veteran Spouses on Nov 13
10/26/2020
Join us for the Virtual Career Fair for Veterans and Veteran Spouses on Nov. 13, 1:00pm - 3:00pm. IowaWORKS and Home Base Iowa are hosting the virtual event to help connect Veterans and their families with employers in Iowa.
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Home Base Iowa to co-host 11th Annual Iowa Statewide Veterans Conference
9/29/2020
Home Base Iowa (HBI) will partner with the Iowa Academic Council on Education (ACE) to host the 11th Annual Iowa Statewide Veterans Conference on Oct. 13, 2020. The conference will be held virtually on Zoom from 9:00 am to 3:30 pm
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Evolving Situation Regarding COVID-19
3/18/2020
Situations continue to evolve with regard to COVID-19 responses. Some businesses have postponed hiring, while others are making changes to the process, and so this may have an impact on timing and our ability to best connect you with employment opportunities.
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Home Base Iowa introduces new program manager
3/6/2020
Jathan Chicoine has been hired as one of the new program managers for Home Base Iowa and will help lead the statewide program, which connects veterans and transitioning servicemembers with career opportunities in Iowa.
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Calhoun County Becomes the 100th Home Base Iowa Community
12/20/2019
Iowa expanded its list of Home Base Iowa communities into the triple digits by establishing Calhoun County as the state’s 100th HBI community.
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Linn County becomes the 98th Home Base Iowa Community
11/8/2019
Linn County became the 98th Home Base Iowa Community, a title held by counties that meet qualifications to become centers of opportunity for veterans. Community leaders, businesses and veterans attended a ceremony and celebrated Linn County’s commitment to the veteran population.
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Grundy County Becomes 96th Home Base Iowa Community
9/27/2019
Today, Iowa Workforce Development Director Beth Townsend and Home Base Iowa Program Manager Jason Kemp announced that Grundy County has become the 96th Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community.
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Iowa County Becomes the 90th Home Base Iowa Community
12/14/2018
(Marengo, Iowa) State officials announced today that Iowa County has received designation as the state’s 90th Home Base Iowa Community.
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Taylor and Ringgold Counties Become Home Base Iowa Communities
9/25/2018
(Bedford and Mt. Ayr, IA) – State officials announced on Saturday, Sept. 22 that Taylor County and Ringgold County received the designation as Home Base Iowa Communities.
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Adair, Audubon and Guthrie Counties Become Home Base Iowa Communities
7/6/2018
(Western, Iowa) – Today, Gov. Kim Reynolds, Lt. Gov. Adam Gregg and Iowa Workforce Development Director Beth Townsend announced that Adair, Guthrie and Audubon Counties have become the 83rd, 84th and 85th Home Base Iowa Communities.
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Benton County Becomes the 82nd Home Base Iowa Community
6/19/2018
State officials announced today that Benton County has received the designation as the 82nd Home Base Iowa Community.
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Montgomery County Becomes the 81st Home Base Iowa Community
5/30/2018
U.S. Sen. Joni Ernst along with other state and local officials announced today that Montgomery County has received the designation as the 81st Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community.
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Louisa County Becomes the 80th Home Base Iowa Community
5/25/2018
State officials announced today that Louisa County has received the designation as a Home Base Iowa Community.
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The City of Glenwood Becomes the 79th Home Base Iowa Community
5/3/2018
Gov. Kim Reynolds along with other state and local officials announced today that Glenwood has received the designation as the 79th Home Base Iowa (HBI) Community.
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Black Hawk County Becomes the 78th Home Base Iowa Community
3/29/2018
State officials offer their congratulations today to Black Hawk County for achieving the Home Base Iowa Community designation, demonstrating the commitment to attract and employ skilled veterans to the area.
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Wapello County Becomes the 77th Home Base Iowa Community
12/7/2017
Brigadier General Randy Warm on hand to make announcement
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Crawford County Becomes the 76th Home Base Iowa Community
11/21/2017
Momentum for the Home Base Iowa program continues to grow with state officials announcing today that Crawford County received the designation as the 76th Home Base Iowa Community.
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