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Afton is Awarded $10,000 Wellmark Sidewalk Grant

Inaugural year of The Wellmark Foundation Community Kickstarter grant yields 32 Iowa grant recipients. Public votes helped to select grants that receive up to $10,000

DES MOINES, Iowa (Nov. 9, 2015) — The Wellmark Foundation announced this fall that it would be awarding Community Kickstarter grants for up to $10,000 for projects making communities more active or improving access to healthy foods. The Wellmark Foundation is awarding 32 grants in Iowa for a total of $298,352.

“It was clear from online voting that these communities are very passionate about their projects and the impact they will have now and for future generations,” said Stephanie Perry, The Wellmark Foundation. “These grants empower them to continue improving upon the health and well-being of their communities for years to come.”


Two New businesses Opened in Afton

Solace Nail Salon (located on the SW corner of Hwy 169 and Kansas St) and School House Rock all American Diner (located at Douglas-Hwy 169 & Polk – old elementary building) are now open