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July 9, 2008

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Sites and Shelters: Iowa 6.17.08

June 17, 2008

(Updated June 17, 2008; 12:44 pm EST)

Site and Shelter location information is subject to change without notice. Please check with your local chapter or call 1-866-GET-INFO to confirm this information.

BULK DISTRIBUTION:

POLK COUNTY

  • Union Park, 1801 Pennsylvania Avenue, Des Moines, IA – Clean-up kits
  • Southside Library, 1111 Porter Ave., Des Moines, IA. – Clean-up kits
  • Eastside Library, 2559 Hubbell Ave., Des Moines, IA. – Clean-up kits
  • Northwest Aquatic Center, 50th & Madison, Des Moines, IA. – Clean-up kits
  • Windsor Heights Fire Department, 1133 66th St., Windsor Heights, IA. – Clean-up kits

SHELTERS:

BENTON COUNTY

  • Iowa Braille School, 1002 G Ave., Vinton, IA

BLACKHAWK COUNTY

  • University of N. Iowa, 2501 Minnesota Street, Cedar Falls, IA

BREMER COUNTY

  • Wartburg College, 100 Wartburg College, Waverly, IA

HENDERSON COUNTY

  • West Central High School, RR1, Biggsville, IL

JOHNSON COUNTY

  • 4-H Fairgrounds, Bldg. A., Johnson County Fairgrounds, 4265 Oak Crest Hill Rd. SE (Bldg. A), Iowa City, IA
  • Northwest Junior High School, 1507 8th St, Coralville, IA

LINN COUNTY

  • Zion Lutheran Church, 201 1st Ave., Hiawatha, IA
  • Prairie High School, 401 76th Ave. S.W., Cedar Rapids, IA
  • Viola Gibson Elementary School, 6101 Gibson Dr. N.E., Cedar Rapids, IA

LOUISA COUNTY

  • Louisa & Muscatine School, 14354 170th Street, Letts, IA

ROCK ISLAND COUNTY

  • Glenview Middle School, 3100-7th St., East Moline, IL

TAMA COUNTY

  • Toledo Community Building, 103 S. Church Street, Toledo, IA

WAPELLO COUNTY

  • Solid Rock Baptist Church, 14041 Locust Street, Wapello, IA
  • Ottumwa High School, 501 East 2nd St., Ottumwa, IA

POLK COUNTY

  • Callanan Middle School, 3010 Center Street, Des Moines, IA

FIXED FEEDING SITES:

CLAYTON COUNTY

  • Elkader Central Community School, 400 1st St. NW, Elkader, IA., (Days and hours of operation: 7am to 7pm)