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Tenco Participates in Knights of Columbus Tootsie Roll Drive

OTTUMWA-The Knights of Columbus held their annual tootsie roll drive recently in Chariton. Funds collected are donated to organizations that directly aid citizens with intellectual disabilities through their programs, including Special Olympics. 125 more words

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Tenco CEO Elected to IACP Board

OTTUMWA-Cheryl Plank, Executive Director of Tenco, has been elected for a three-year at large position on the board of directors and appointed as secretary to the board for the Iowa Association of Community Providers (IACP). 358 more words

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Tenco Establishes Endow Iowa Account

OTTUMWA-The Tenco Foundation has recently established an Endow Iowa Account with the Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines that provides an avenue to create a perpetual endowment for Tenco and the people with disabilities they serve. 353 more words

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Tenco Hydroponic Greenhouse Goes “Off the Grid”

OTTUMWA-The Tenco 4-bay hydroponic greenhouse and the adjacent Multipurpose Facility for processing, grading, and packaging produce officially went “off the grid” on Monday afternoon.

A 74.88 kWh Solar System is now operational at these facilities in Wapello, County, which serves as an employment and training site for people with disabilities while producing an abundance of locally grown pesticide free produce for retail establishments in our region; in addition, a portion of the produce is gifted to the Southern Iowa Food Bank and Blessings Soup Kitchen. 93 more words

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Tenco Elects New Officers and Foundation Trustees

OTTUMWA-The Tenco Board of Directors Trustees recently elected a new slate of officers.  Liz Wilson is the new president, Bianca Myers will serve as vice president, and Josh Hall will serve as treasurer, while Deb Pumphrey will continue to serve as secretary. 306 more words

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Tenco Holds Celebration Banquet

OTTUMWA-Tenco is planning a Celebration Banquet to be held on Thursday evening, November 2nd at Bridge View Center in anticipation of meeting their Capital Campaign goal of $1.2 million dollars.  401 more words

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Special Needs Saddle Arrives at Tenco

OTTUMWA-Patience is truly a virtue.  After a wait of over 2-years, the special needs saddle that Tenco had requested be built for the “horseback riding” people with disabilities they serve finally arrived; and no time was lost in putting the saddle to good use. 489 more words

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