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The day after he graduated from Hempstead High School, Justin Beck started a full-time job as a Computer Numerical Control (CNC) machinist at Decker Precision Machining in Peosta—no small feat in an economy in which few high school students can find even part-time summer jobs.
Dawn Close’s 1925 bungalow-style house has a beautiful front porch and plenty of curb appeal. Unfortunately, it was also costing her $1,000 a year in heating bills. “The windows were original to the house and the insulation was quite old as well,” says Dawn. “I didn’t really know where to begin.”
Nancy Van Milligen, President/CEO of the Community Foundation of Greater Dubuque and others discuss the impact that the CFGD has had in the last 10 years of giving and growing.