Annual Conference

KIB is currently working on the 2015 Annual Conference. 

More updates to come, once confirmation of dates and locations have taken place. 

Last year's conference was in Webster City and was a great success. You can view the information about it below. 

Featured speaker will be Jim Dittoe from Indiana,

author of the book "90 Days To A Winning Community".  Click on this link to see additional information about Mr. Dittoe.

8:30AM

Gerry Schnepf

Welcome/Intros

8:45AM

Carole Teator

Community Tree Projects

8:45AM

Kent Harfst

Community Tree Projects

8:45AM

Joe Herring

Community Tree Projects

9:30AM

Melinda Childs

Art in Rural Communities

9:30AM

Janet Adams

Art in Rural Communities

10:15AM

Gerry Schnepf

Statewide Litter Survey Update

10:45AM

Jim Dittoe

Keynote

12:30PM

Adam Hammes

Creating a New Identity

12:30PM

Jim Dittoe

Creating a New Identity

12:30PM

Nancy Janssen

Creating a New Identity

1:15PM

Charles City

Rivers & Water Trails

2:15PM

Phyllis Menke

Hometown Pride

2:15PM

Helen Beneke

Hometown Pride

2:15PM

Becca Castle

Hometown Pride

2:15PM

Carol Jennings

Hometown Pride

2:15PM

Betty Booker

Hometown Pride

3:15PM

Mike Todd

Service Learning



Detailed schedule will be released soon.



KIB will once again be holding a Silent Auction at the Conference with the proceeds going to the Byers Environmental Scholarships for 2014.  Silent Auction items will be listed here prior to the Conference.  Donations of items or services are gratefully accepted!  If you would like to donate to the auction, contact Scott Smith, KIB Board Member via email:  scotts@boonecounty.iowa.gov




Please join us in helping the community of Webster City the evening prior to the Conference!  A Service Project will be happening along the biking/walking trail that follows the Boone River through Webster City.  Plantings will be done to enhance the trail and YOU CAN HELP!!  The service project will begin with a tour of the trail from 4PM to 5PM and planting from 5PM to 6:30PM followed by an informal dinner.  Cost of participation is included in the Conference Registration.

Registration Information 2014 Conference Registration Form 2014 Conference Registration Form (25 KB)

Registration Fees (includes lunch and breaks)

Early registration (before April 25): 

   $25 for KIB members; $35 for non-members;  Students:  $10

All registrations after April 25:  $50


For additional information, contact gschnepf@keepiowabeautiful.com

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