Category Archives: Events

Are You Ready For It?

photocredit: sonlet.com BY: RACHEL WUMKES The time is drawing near.  Countdowns across the great area of North Iowa have begun.  Ladies are checking their phones daily, watching for weather updates and forecasts, sending up silent prayers for a beautiful day of mild temperatures and dry conditions. Soon, they will begin the rigorous process of clothing selection.  Dusting off...
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Walk with Purpose For One Vision

photocredit: medicalnewstoday.com BY: RACHEL WUMKES One Vision started as a dream of people in North Iowa who believed individuals with developmental disabilities deserved a better life.  In 1966, a local group incorporated a non-profit organization and called it Handicap Village.  In 1969 they started fundraising for land to build homes where they could live, and in 1970...
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Celebrating 15 Years of Festival Fun

BY: RACHEL WUMKES Harvest Festival is a special day in Clear Lake.  While some may be mourning the loss of our summer weather, sleeping in and all that entails of lake time fun, I like to use it as a representative turning point etched within the story of our lives. Sounds dramatic, right? What I really mean is…...
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Double the TRI Clear Lake Fun

photocredit:  coolclips.com BY: RACHEL WUMKES Recently, you may have seen the big announcement on the TRI Clear Lake Facebook page that they have added an Olympic Distance race to the event. Or maybe you haven’t seen it yet.  If not… check it out HERE.  Okay, so now that y’all are up to speed on what’s going on,...
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