Nominations sought for the annual Guy Powell Award


December 21st, 2012 by Ric Hanson

Officials with the Stuart-based Midwest Partnership Economic Development Corporation, say the organization is currently accepting nominations for the Guy Powell Award, which recognizes excellence in leadership, and passion for economic development in the Midwest Partnership Development region. That region includes Adair, Audubon, Greene and Guthrie Counties.

Powell, a past-president of MPDC, was an active volunteer on the boards of many other organizations, and was passionate about local and regional economic development. The award in recognition of his life-long dedication, commitment and service to economic development, is presented to individuals who are outstanding leaders in west central Iowa, and who work to make it a more economically vital place to live, work and play.

Nominations submitted by businesses and individuals who are members of the Midwest Partnership Development Corporation, should consider the nominee’s vision, leadership, courage and impact on economic development. A brief statement of 500 words or less on how the nominee has made an impact on their local community and/or region through volunteer service, along with their name, address and phone number, and the same information of the person completing the nomination form, should be submitted no later than January 15th, 2013.

Mail an nomination form to: Monica Cateron – Office Manager, Midwest Partnership Development Corporation, P.O. Box 537, Stuart, IA 50250. Or e-mail

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