Conferences, Workshops & Special Events

November 2019

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  • Jumpy Monkey Coffee Fundraiser!

    Friday, November 1, 2019 12:00 am - Friday, November 29, 2019 11:30 pm
    Location: Council Bluffs and Sioux City Offices or website sales
    Description: Brew a cup of Holiday Cheer for two good causes.
    Jumpy Monkey Coffee is a Siouxland Favorite and soon will be yours too.
    Support the great programs and services that are provided through Connections Area Agency on Aging. Jumpy Monkey employs persons will varying degrees of ability - so it's a win-win-win when you purchase coffee for the holidays through us!

    Coffee will be available to purchase and pick up at our Council Bluffs and Sioux City offices or can be purchased through our website, giving you the choice of coming to pick it up or having us mail it out to you (for an additional shipping/handling fee.)
    Coffee makes a great gift too. Buy some extra for your family and friends.

    All packages are $13.

    Coffee Options available:
    Celebrate Connections: A specialty coffee only packaged and labeled for our fundraiser. A South American Blend with a smooth, slightly smoky full-bodied cup. Available in 12-ounce packages of whole bean or ground.
    Cinnamon Sticky Bun: A favorite at our Sioux City Office. Warm, spicy cinnamon ices with sweet, creamy vanilla notes. Available in 12 ounce packages of whole bean or ground.
    Good Morning Blend K-cups - a breakfast blend that combines coffee from Central and South America to produce a medium bodies flavor with malty, chocolaty, sweet notes, perfect for that first cup in the morning. Available only in 12-sincle serve K-cups.
    Highlander Grog: a coffee dating back to the 10th century, this traditional Scottish brew features a cream, smooth, butterscotch flavor. Available in 12-ounce packages of whole bean or ground.
    Jingle Joe: A gourmet blend with abundant sweet almond and ripe cherry notes with a touch of warm cinnamon. A seasonal favorite. Available in 12-ounce packages of whole bean or ground.
    Pumpkin Harvest: a creamy pumpkin delight with underlying hints of buttery pecans kissed with brow sugar confection swirled around in every sip. A fall favorite! Available in 12-ounce packages of whole bean or ground.
    Omanhene Hot Cocoa: A single origin cocoa with superior chocolate flavor profile and a velvety, smooth finish. 14 single serve packages.


    Contact Information:
    Chris Kuchta
    800.432.9209
  • Creston Image Enhancement Committee

    Friday, November 1, 2019 7:00 am - 8:00 am
    Location: Creston: Windrow
    Contact Information:
    Ellen Gerharz
  • Leon: Decatur County Interagency Mtg

    Tuesday, November 5, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Leon: Cpmmunity Services Building
    Contact Information:
    Judy Badder
  • Orient: Caregiver and Centenarian Day of Comfort and Relaxation

    Wednesday, November 6, 2019 10:30 am - 2:00 pm

    Orient: Caregiver and Centenarian Day of Comfort and Relaxation

    Location: The Gathering Barn, Orient, IA
    Description: Caregivers and Centenarians, please join us to be honored at a complimentary day of comfort and relaxation.
    10:30-10:45 Registration
    1:45-11:30 Emily Wadhams, Music Therapy
    11:30: Centenarian and Caregivers Luncheon
    Afternoon of pampering, relaxing and music
    Contact Information:
    Jan Schnack
    800.432.9209
  • Osceola: Clarke County Hospital Mtg

    Thursday, November 7, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Location: Osceola: Iron Horse Restaurant
    Contact Information:
    Robin Liskens
  • Mt Ayr: Ringgold County Mtg

    Thursday, November 7, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:00 pm
    Location: Ringgold County Courthouse
    Contact Information:
    Vicki Sickels
  • Sioux City: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

    Thursday, November 7, 2019 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Location: Sioux City - First Unitarian Church 2508 Jackson St.
    Description: Siouxland Community Health Center and Connections Area Agency on Aging are sponsoring a FREE Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group.

    If you or someone you know are struggling with isolation and raising
    grandchildren, and would like to connect with other fellow grandparents who share similar experiences, this group is for you!

    Meets every first and third Thursday of the month.

    5:30 pm Meal provided by Connections or Siouxland District Health followed by discussion.
    Childcare provided
    Contact Information:
    Jan Schnack
    800.432.9209 ext. 8116
  • Corning: Adams County Interagency Mtg

    Tuesday, November 12, 2019 11:00 am - 12:00 pm
    Location: Corning: Adams County Extension Office
    Contact Information:
    Brandy Powers
  • Coordinated Entry Mtg

    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    Location: Crisis Center
    Contact Information:
    Stephanie
  • Creston: Union Cty Healthcare Coalition

    Wednesday, November 13, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Location: Cresto Union COunty Emergency Management Office 705 E Taylor
    Contact Information:
    Robin Siever
  • Ida Grove: ICCA Meeting - Ida County

    Thursday, November 14, 2019 1:00 pm - 2:15 pm
    Location: Ida Grove Horn Memorial Hospital
  • Adair: Transition Team Mtg

    Monday, November 18, 2019 10:00 am - 11:00 am
    Location: Adair Memorial Hospital
    Contact Information:
    Jane Ernft
  • Council Bluffs: SWING - Southwest Iowa Networking Group

    Thursday, November 21, 2019 8:00 am - 9:00 am
    Location: Varies - see attached schedule.
    Description: Networking group of local non-profits from Pottawattamie county.
    Contact Information:
    Terri Wilson
    800.432.9209 x 8156
  • Sioux City: Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Support Group

    Thursday, November 21, 2019 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm
    Location: Sioux City - First Unitarian Church 2508 Jackson St.
    Description: Siouxland Community Health Center and Connections Area Agency on Aging are sponsoring a FREE Grandparents Raising Grandchildren support group.

    If you or someone you know are struggling with isolation and raising
    grandchildren, and would like to connect with other fellow grandparents who share similar experiences, this group is for you!

    Meets every first and third Thursday of the month.

    5:30 pm Meal provided by Connections or Siouxland District Health followed by discussion.
    Childcare provided
    Contact Information:
    Jan Schnack
    800.432.9209 ext. 8116
  • Creston: Interagency Meeting

    Tuesday, November 26, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Location: Creston: Iowa Works office
    Contact Information:
    Billie Greenwalt
  • Osceola: Clarke County Providers Mtg

    Thursday, November 28, 2019 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
    Location: Osceola: Clarke County Public Health
    Contact Information:
    Stacy Haas