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Join Ken Brooks and a panel of local leaders as they discuss how local people, businesses, organizations, schools, and governments are working together to make the West Liberty, Iowa area a better place in which to live, work, learn, grow, and play. Building Together is presented by WeLead - West Liberty Economic Area Development. Special thank you to our podcast sponsors: West Liberty Auto Parts and the West Liberty Good Fellas.

West Liberty, Iowa - Building Together Ken Brooks

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Join Ken Brooks and a panel of local leaders as they discuss how local people, businesses, organizations, schools, and governments are working together to make the West Liberty, Iowa area a better place in which to live, work, learn, grow, and play. Building Together is presented by WeLead - West Liberty Economic Area Development. Special thank you to our podcast sponsors: West Liberty Auto Parts and the West Liberty Good Fellas.

    Building Together - October 2023 - Community Journeys: School Updates, City Developments, and Volunteer Opportunities in West Liberty

    Building Together - October 2023 - Community Journeys: School Updates, City Developments, and Volunteer Opportunities in West Liberty

    Embarking on a journey through community development and endeavors, we have Jake Burroughs, the School Board President, providing us with exciting updates about the West Liberty school and the new athletic complex. Curiosity piqued about school district communication, the elections, or professional development? We're addressing them all here, complete with a nod to the county auditor for their commendable work.As we move along, we plunge into city updates, elections, and a touch of festivity ...

    • 46 min
    September 2023 - Stepping into Our Future: West Liberty's Heritage and Community Evolution

    September 2023 - Stepping into Our Future: West Liberty's Heritage and Community Evolution

    Join us for an enthralling journey as we bring together a vibrant ensemble of West Liberty's finest. Chief Werling steers the conversation by unveiling the latest police department updates, all the way from sprucing up the police squad cars to managing traffic issues. We also have the McFerrins, Clifford, Cara, and their son William, who walk us through their commendable heritage and community projects. And that's not all; local residents Cara Calvin McFerrin, Charles Brooke, Allie Paar...

    • 49 min
    August 2023 - Recapping the Fair, Parade, RAGBRAI, and looking at what is next!

    August 2023 - Recapping the Fair, Parade, RAGBRAI, and looking at what is next!

    Ever wondered how a small community can transform into a bustling hub of development and celebration? We're here to bring you a closer look at the vibrant transformation of West Liberty with a whirlwind of new constructions, community events and school district updates. We've got a lot to cover from the Fair Parade and the adrenaline rush of skydiving and gymnastics adventures to discussions on the tornado that hit the north side of town and the rousing success of our Father’s Day Car Show.&n...

    • 48 min
    July 2023 - Exploring Community Improvement and Unforgettable Experiences in West Liberty

    July 2023 - Exploring Community Improvement and Unforgettable Experiences in West Liberty

    Join us on this exciting journey where we uncover the essence of community improvement, the power of collective efforts, and the joy of simple pleasures in West Liberty! Your favorite panelists, Mayor Ethan Anderson, Clifford McFerren, Heather Wiseman, Jake Burroughs, Allie Paarsmith, Xiomara Levsen, Charles Brooke and Ken Brooks, come together to share inspiring stories, enlightening experiences, and a glimpse into our upcoming activities. We delve into the significance of beautification pro...

    • 55 min
    Building Together - June 2023 - Summer Scoop: West Liberty Updates, School Progress, and Community Support

    Building Together - June 2023 - Summer Scoop: West Liberty Updates, School Progress, and Community Support

    Welcome to our May 2023 episode of Building Together, a podcast about how community members, businesses, organizations, governments, and schools are working together to make West Liberty, Iowa, and surrounding areas a better place in which to live, work, learn, grow, and play. (www.weleadiowa.org) Get ready for an hour of exciting updates about West Liberty! Building together is produced as a service by WeLead, West Liberty Economic Area Development, a 501c3 non for profit org...

    • 55 min
    Building Together - May 2023

    Building Together - May 2023

    Welcome to our May 2023 episode of Building Together, a podcast about how community members, businesses, organizations, governments, and schools are working together to make West Liberty, Iowa, and surrounding areas a better place in which to live, work, learn, grow, and play. (www.weleadiowa.org) Get ready for an hour of exciting updates about West Liberty! Building together is produced as a service by WeLead, West Liberty Economic Area Development, a 501c3 non for profit org...

    • 46 min

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