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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa- Dozens of little feet hit the ground running this morning. Their goal was to run a 5K.
The fifth graders from Truman Elementary School zipped through Cedar Rapids in the Jon Cushing Memorial 5K.
Abby Heims, like most fifth graders, found the idea of running that far overwhelming.
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CEDAR RAPIDS, Iowa — 9 Who Care Winner, Jill Hockaday, took the most difficult time in her life, and is using that experience to help others.
Two years ago Hockaday’s 16-year-old son, Chandler, died by suicide. Through her grief and struggle to answer the elusive “why,” she found her voice and is using...Read More »
DUBUQUE, Iowa — There are few people who understand what veterans experience overseas other than fellow military members.
That’s why, as a veteran himself, Jim Wagner organized the Veterans’ Freedom Center.
From the outside, the Veteran’s Freedom Center may not catch much attention. But inside, the...Read More »
WEST LIBERTY, Iowa - After serving our country, servicemen and women come home to an uncertain future. Some deal with severed limbs, post-traumatic stress disorder, and other issues that prevent them from having a normal life. West Liberty’s Kirt Sickels is a man who strives to honor and help those veterans.
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VINTON, Iowa- Megan Turnes of Vinton may have the typical interests of many high school seniors. She’s a participant in her school’s band, choir, basketball team and other programs. But Megan, who recently received 9 Who Care recognition, may have made her biggest impact recently in the Caribbean...Read More »
Nominate a volunteer to the 9 Who Care Jefferson Awards. KCRG-TV9 and our Show You Care Sponsors will honor nine finalists at a banquet and present each with a $500 charity award. Of these nine winners, one will travel to Washington, D.C. to represent Eastern Iowa in a national competition for a Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis Award.
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