New Hampton Industrial Park 5K Color Run!

Great Family Fun!

New Hampton Industrial Park  5K Color Run!

The New Hampton Industrial Park Businesses along with New Hampton Park & Rec. are hosting a color run/walk on Saturday, August 29th!  We can't wait to join the craze and get colored!  The race will be runn around the industrial Park walking trail and road (north of the rail road tracks only).  You will be blasted with color at numerous stations along the way! All proceeds will go directly to the "Star Mentoring Program" of Chickasaw County!

When:  Saturday, August 29th, Shot gun Start - 9:00 AM
What:  5K Fun Run/Walk (Fun-meaning there will be no timing)!
For:  Any Age!  (Strollers are welcome and FREE)
Registration/Check In:  Will open at 7:30 am at the TriMark Tech Center (425 Bailey Ave.). Each participant will receive an e-mail with parking directions and route details.

PARTICIPANTS WHO REGISTER BY 8/13/15 WILL BE GUARANTEED A RACE BAG WITH THEIR SHIRT, SUNGLASSES, WATER BOTTLE, COOZIE, AND OTHER GOODIES!

Fees:
$25-If registered before 8/13/15
$20-For youth 12 & Under if registered by 8/13/15
$40-If registering after 8/13/15 or on race day
$35-For youth 12 & Under if registering after 8/13/15 or on race day
New This Year! FAMILY DISCOUNT - Register as a family and a receive a discount! $15/per family member if registered by the deadline and $30/per family member after the deadline (must be immediate family only).

How to Register:
Register Online at:  www.teamsideline.com/newhamptonia
Or in person at the New Hampton Park & Rec Office

Adult Programs

Adult Programs

Our department has been providing wellness programs for Adults for as long as we've been around.  Our most popular wellness program is Water Aerobics which is offered at the Super 8.  We also offer a "Fit & Tone" class for those ready to take the challenge!  Along with our wellness programs, we promote a healthy living by getting outside and moving around.  We are lucky enough to have many beautiful parks in towns, and we encourage everyone to get out and get moving!

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Earn Your Free National Career Readiness Certificate!

Posted: Thu, June 25, 2015
Earn your free National Career Readiness Certificate in New Hampton

If you want to advance your career opportunities by making yourself more employable, you are encouraged to earn your National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC).
Iowa Workforce Development will be offering free testing for the NCRC on Tuesday, July 14th at , 8:30 a.m. at the New Hampton Economic Development office.  
 
The Skilled Iowa Initiative is a public/private partnership dedicated to connecting Iowa employers with highly skilled employees.  Connections are made when individuals take the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC) assessment to measure crucial workplace skills in areas such as applied mathematics, reading for information and locating information.  To date, more than 35,000 Iowan have earned an NCRC.
 
What are the benefits of the NCRC initiative for those seeking to advance their career? The Certificate will highlight your strengths in math, reading comprehension and problem solving.  Over 30 Chickasaw County businesses have joined the Skilled Iowa initiative and will ask for your NCR Certificate when you apply for a job. Having the Certificate will help you land that job!
 
What are the benefits of the NCRC initiative for businesses? Ask job applicants to present a NCR Certificate and you immediately have an understanding of the skill levels of your potential employee.  The Skilled Iowa NCR Certificate will help you optimally connect your new hire with the position to be filled. Contact Megan Gleason, New Hampton Economic Development Assistant, to learn about becoming a Skilled Iowa Business.
 
Register to take the NCRC by calling Megan at 641-394-2437.   Visit www.skillediowa.org to learn more about the Skilled Iowa initiative and the benefits it provides for students, workers, employers and communities.
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Study Finds Chickasaw County Tax Burden Among Lowest in Iowa

Posted: Tue, June 23, 2015
Chickasaw County is ranked 5th lowest for tax burden in the State of Iowa.  To see the full article, click on the following link: https://smartasset.com/taxes/iowa-tax-calculator#us/tax
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NICC Summer Fun Classes

Posted: Tue, June 9, 2015
Add a little fun creativity to your summer and take these NICC classes!

NICC OFFERING "YOU'LL BE CHARMED: MAKING A BEADED CHARM BRACELET" COURSE

NEW HAMPTON—Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) Business and Community Solutions is offering the class, "You'll Be Charmed: Making a Beaded Charm Bracelet", with instructor Melissa Nelson on Friday, June 26, from noon to 4 p.m. 

The class will be held at New Hampton High School, Room 206, at 710 West Main Street in New Hampton. In this class, participants will make a charm bracelet using beads, chain and other objects of their choice. NICC provides the tools, supplies and instruction, and students need only bring their creative ideas and enjoy a pleasant afternoon of creativity, conversation and charms. A $15 supply fee for one bracelet is due to the instructor at class. Additional bracelets are $10 each.

To register and pay online for "You'll Be Charmed: Making a Beaded Charm Bracelet"(#41872), or for more information, go to www.nicc.edu/solutions or call (800) 728-2256, ext. 399 (Calmar Area), or (888) 642-2338 (Dubuque Area).



NICC OFFERING "THE ART OF MOSAIC: MAKING A GARDEN STEPPING STONE" CLASS


NEW HAMPTON—Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) Business and Community Solutions is offering the class, "The Art of Mosaic: Making a Garden Stepping Stone", with instructor Becky Schoenfeld on Wednesday, July 8, and Wednesday July, 15, from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. 

This class will be held at Becky Schoenfeld's home, located at 1053 South 4th Avenue in New Hampton. This two-session class provides the materials and teaches the basic skills needed to create simple mosaic stepping stones. Starting with a precast cement stone, participants learn to plan, arrange and finish a project using different types of adhesives and basic grouting and sealing techniques. In the course, stones may be customized with "Tessarae" china, stained glass, marbles and tiles - all materials provided - but students are welcome to bring jewelry parts, beads or even items of sentimental value, such as family-heirloom, antique china.

Students should bring an apron or smock to protect their clothing and pair of Playtex gloves to wear for grouting. A $30 supply fee is due to the instructor at class for materials and the use of the instructor's tools.

To register and pay online for "The Art of Mosaic:  Making a Garden Stepping Stone", or for more information, go to www.nicc.edu/solutions or call (800) 728-2256, ext. 399 (Calmar Area,) or (888) 642-2338 (Dubuque Area).
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