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Need Directions?

A man absolutely hated his wife’s cat and decided to get rid of him by driving him 20 blocks from his home and leaving him at the park.  As he was getting home, the cat was walking up the driveway. The next day he decided to drive the cat 40 blocks away.  He put the […]

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Don’t Be Deceived

Squirrels had overrun three churches in town. After much prayer, the elders of the first church determined that the animals were predestined to be there. Who were they to interfere with God’s will, they reasoned. Soon, the squirrels multiplied. The elders of the second church, deciding that they could not harm any of God’s creatures, […]

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Opportunity to Change

Late one night a man is driving down the road, speeding quite a bit. A cop notices how fast he is going and pulls him over. The cop says to the man, “Are you aware of how fast you were going?” The man replies, “Yes I am. I’m trying to escape a robbery I got […]

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Tama County Community Foundation grant cycle open November 1

The Tama County Community Foundation, an affiliate of the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa, will begin taking grant applications for the 2015 grant cycle on Saturday, November 1, 2014.  Applications may be found online at http://www.tamaccf.org.  The deadline to apply is midnight on January 15, 2015. A training session will be held on November 1, […]

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Liars Figure and Figures Lie

A guy walks into a bar and asks the bartender if he will give him a free drink if he shows him something amazing. The bartender agrees, so the guys pulls out a frog, who immediately jumps over to the piano and starts hopping on the keys and playing a brilliant song. “That IS amazing!” […]

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Time to Buy the Watch

Lester is struggling through a bus station with two huge and obviously heavy suitcases when a stranger walks up to him and asks, “Have you got the time?” Lester sighs, puts down the suitcases and glances at his wrist.  “It’s a quarter to six,” he says. “Hey, that’s a pretty fancy watch!” exclaims the stranger. […]

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The Color of the Day

The lookout sees a pirate ship sailing their way. The captain shouts to his first-mate “Bring me my red shirt!” The first mate brings the red shirt and the captain puts it on. The pirates try to board and the brave captain leads his men to victory. A few days later, the lookout screams, “two […]

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Reserve Your Seat

A cowboy lay sprawled across three entire seats in a posh New York City theatre. When the usher came by and noticed this, he whispered, “Sorry, sir, but you’re only allowed one seat.” The man didn’t budge. The usher became more impatient. “Sir, if you don’t get up from there, I’m going to have to […]

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Union Grove State Park receives grant for cabin

According to the Waterloo Cedar Falls Courier, Union Grove State Park has received a $15,000 grant from the Black Hawk County Gaming Association. The park includes a 110-acre lake and wooded land. Recreation opportunities include a beach, fishing, hiking trails, picnic areas, camping and a year-round cabin for rent. The campground has been renovated with […]

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A Wild Ride

Jim strode into ‘John’s Stable’ looking to buy a horse. “Listen here” said John, “I’ve got just the horse you’re looking for, the only thing is, he was trained by an interesting fellow. He doesn’t go and stop the usual way. The way to get him to stop is to scream heyhey and the way […]

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