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Thursday, May 25, 2017
This summer, United Way of Mahaska County has a few new faces in the office. We’re excited to introduce our interns Jennifer, Caleb and Ashley, who will be helping coordinate programs like Oskaloosa Summer Lunch and Operation Backpack.  Hope you get a chance to meet them during their time with United Way. Caleb Gipple | Musco Summer Internship Program What are you hobbies? I enjoy running,...
Wednesday, May 10, 2017
Summer is just around the corner, and so is Oskaloosa Summer Lunch!  2017 marks the fourth summer of the program, and since its start in 2014 it has grown and changed a lot! Each year, coordinators work hard to ensure the program continues to be the best it can be, and hundreds of community volunteers are the boots on the ground that make it all possible.  This year, several new members have...
Monday, March 20, 2017
This year's fun won't end at the finish line!  We want to make sure everyone takes home tons of color, and even more memories, so we are extending the fun this year with a Finish Line Color Party!   We are inviting all 5K participants to join us outside the PAC for a chance to cool down, listen to some music, take some awesome photos, and get colorful! As soon as they finish the 5K, participants...
Monday, March 20, 2017
5 kilometers = 3.10686 miles For a seasoned runner, this distance may be a breeze. For others, (myself included) not so much. In fact, 3.10686 miles can seem pretty daunting for a beginner. To make sure your Color Me United 5K experience is the best it can be, here are a few training tips and a schedule to get started!   Tips for Beginners: Pace yourself. - Start out slow and build up to where...