Meet Our New Executive Director: Allissa Johnson

Hey there! Thanks for stopping by! I’m Allissa [Hopkins] Johnson, the newly hired Executive Director for the Bricker-Price Block. Some locals may recognize my name. I was born and raised in Earlham, Iowa, and I’m a 2004 graduate of Earlham High School. I decided to start this hereblog to keep folksmore informed about what’s going … Read more

1,000 Friends of Iowa Announces 2018 Best Development Award Recipients

Celebrating Iowa’s ‘development heroes’ and recognizing smart growth principles across the state Dec. 11, 2018 (Des Moines, Iowa) – 1000 Friends of Iowa proudly announces eight recipients of its Best Development Award for 2018. These recipients were chosen because they implement the efficient use of resources to develop sustainable communities and provide a high quality … Read more