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380 Hours


Every day has 24 hours, right? On August 18 we'll cram 380 hours into one day! This is the number of volunteer hours needed to make Fly Iowa happen between our committee members and volunteer shifts. Fly Iowa is scheduled for Saturday, August 18 and the day's events begin bright and early at 6am with the Optimists' Annual Fly-In Breakfast (until 11am) followed by an Air Show beginning at noon.  

We need help from the community to make it a success! You see, events like this don't simply happen. We've had a committee of approximately 15 individuals working behind-the-scenes for months to help pull all the details together to make Grinnell shine when we host Fly Iowa. But we still have several volunteer shifts to fill. Would you consider helping with a shift or two? It's always fun to attend events; however, we don't often give thought to the smiling faces greeting us, parking vehicles, or cleaning up after us but those volunteers are an integral part of the success of any event. Please consider making Fly Iowa Grinnell a successful event by volunteering a few hours of your time on August 18. You can reply to this email to sign-up or email


You can find more details about the Fly Iowa event here. And if you're interested in registering your child (ages 5-12) for the youth rally on Friday, sign up soon as we're almost at capacity! 


We'll see you at Fly Iowa 2018 at the Grinnell Regional Airport on Saturday, August 18 for food, airplanes and free fun! 

--Rachael Kinnick


p.s. I hope we'll see you in Central Park tonight for our final FridayNight Live of the season. Things kick off at 5:30pm wiith Gabe Burdulis, followed by The Boys. Pre and post-music will be on Hotel Grinnell's outdoor patio as well, so make it a great night of live music in downtown Grinnell! 

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