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Published by rachael, 2019-05-01 17:32:25

2019VisitorGuide - web

2019VisitorGuide - web

GROUP TOURS | 51

Group Tours Grinnell tour options are as varied as your group.
From historic architecture to history, from an up-close
look at Grinnell’s industry to getting into the action
through hands-on arts experiences, Grinnell is a
memorable group tour destination.

Plan your trip

Are you considering Grinnell as a destination for your next group tour? Contact the Grinnell
Area Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Bureau for recommendations and assistance in
planning a memorable visit for your group.

Contact Us:
Phone: (641) 236-6555
Website: getintogrinnell.com
Email: [email protected]

GET INTO GRINNELL Experience Grinnell, the “Jewel of the
Prairie.” Below is a sample itinerary that
BUS TOUR GROUP would work well for a motorcoach tour
ITINERARY group. Let us know what your group is
interested in and we will customize an
itinerary that meets your interests and fits
within your time frame.

ESTIMATED TIME: 6 hours

1 DRIVING TOUR OF GRINNELL 4 JEWEL BOX BANK TOUR
2 5
Your step-on tour guide will tell you A tour guide will explain how
3 about Grinnell’s rich history and world-renowned architect Louis
point out interesting architecture, Sullivan wound up building a bank
historic buildings, and other fun in Grinnell, Iowa. The “Jewel Box
facts during the drive. Bank” was built in 1914 and is a
National Historic Landmark. It is
FAULCONER GALLERY TOUR the cornerstone of the downtown
district and the inspiration for the
Grinnell College’s art gallery attracts city’s “Jewel of the Prairie” theme.
thousands of visitors from across
the Midwest for their regional, WALKING TOURS & SHOPPING
national, and international art
exhibitions. Gallery staff will give Stretch your legs, unwind, do a
you the grand tour. little shopping, grab a coffee, and
explore the shops in downtown
LUNCH AT PRAIRIE CANARY Grinnell. Visit on a Thursday
afternoon and you will experience
Dine at one of Grinnell’s beloved the Grinnell Farmers Market.
restaurants for lunch! Enjoy comfort A guide will lead a downtown
food with local flair. historical walking tour.


GetIntoGrinnell.com

GET INTO THE COMMUNITY

Grinnellians of all ages can get involved in
the community to build their own and give
back. Whether you’re interested in animals,
healthy living and gardens, quilting, cars
or arts and culture, there is a group or
organization for you!
FIND OUT MORE ON PAGE 53


RELOCATING TO GRINNELL | 53

Living In Grinnell is a vibrant community with much to offer
Grinnell its residents. Living in Grinnell means enjoying an
exceptional quality of life where commutes are short,
housing is affordable, life is meaningful, and you are
part of the community. Grinnell is family-friendly and
well suited for active retirement.

Relocating To Grinnell

REALTORS Innovative Construction

Exit Huls Realty (641) 660-0966

(641) 236-8786 • exithulsrealty.com Van Ersvelde Construction

Grinnell Realty* (641) 236-6600

(641) 236-7557 • grinnellrealty.com Vander Linden Construction*

Heartland Iowa Realty* (641) 236-1244 • vanderlindenconstruction.com

(641) 236-7430 • grinnelliowarealty.com RETIREMENT COMMUNITIES

McNaul Real Estate Mayflower Community*

(641) 236-0178 • mcnaulrealestateinc.com (641) 236-6151 • mayflowerhomes.com

Ramsey-Weeks, Inc.* St. Francis Manor & Seeland Park*

(641) 236-3141 • ramseyweeks.com (641) 236-7592 • stfrancismanor.com

RE/MAX Partners Realty* VOLUNTEERING

(641) 236-6683 • partnersgrinnell.com Car Club
Community Band
TurnKey Realty Grinnell Chamber of Commerce
Grinnell Lions Club
(641) 236-8655 • tk-realty.com Grinnell Optimists Club*
Imagine Grinnell*
HOME BUILDERS Jewel Box Quilt Guild
Kiwanis of Grinnell
Allegiant Builders Master Gardeners
PALS (Poweshiek Animal League Shelter)*
(641) 660-3661 Rotary Club of Grinnell*

Beck Construction

(641) 236-6161

Griffith Home Builders*

(641) 526-8579

* Denotes Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce Member

Service you deserve from a pharmacy you trust!

Proudly serving the • Medical Equipment • Private Consultations
Grinnell Community • Refill Synchronization • Medication Flavoring
• Convenient Drive-Thru • FREE Delivery M - F
for over 41 years! • Most Insurance & Medicare • Medication Packaging
• And more!
Prescription Plans Accepted

Stop by Medicap today...

(641) 236-3663 • 320 6th Avenue • Grinnell, IA 50112
Check out our Mobile App! (Search for Medicap Pharmacy - My Medicap)


GetIntoGrinnell.com

• Health Market High Quality Printing
• Pharmacy and Graphic Design
• Meat Counter
• Catering Direct Mail
• Full Service Services

Bakery Custom
• Online Wedding
Stationery
Shopping
Full Service
(641) 236-6584 Shipping and Packaging

320 West St. S Multiple Shipping
Grinnell Carrier Options

UPS, FedEx, DHL, SpeeDee, USPS

Convenient
Office Supplies
and Packing Materials

[email protected] • PH. (641) 236-7447
800 4TH AVENUE • GRINNELL, IOWA 50112

WWW.TOTALCHOICEGRINNELL.COM

cost effective. high quality. eco friendly. printing.


LIVING IN GRINNELL | 55

Helpful Contacts Iowa Child Care Resource and Referral
(877) 216-8481 • iowaccrr.org
Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce*
(getintogrinnell.com) Emergency Medical Service

(641) 236-6555 CARE Ambulance
Contact the Chamber of Commerce for assistance (319) 512-8811 • careambulance.us/grinnell-base
locating businesses, housing, job opportunities,
volunteer opportunities, community events, and
general information about Grinnell.

City Of Grinnell* (grinnelliowa.gov) Garbage (grinnelliowa.gov)

Administration • Building & Planning • Water & Curbside pickup occurs once per week. Residents
Wastewater Services must place all garbage in City of Grinnell trash can.
(641) 236-2600 If your current residence does not have a trash can
Fire Department you may contact the Public Services department at
(641) 236-2688 (641) 236-2632.
Police Department
(641) 236-2670 Hospital
Public Services
(641) 236-2632 UnityPoint Health-Grinnell Regional Medical Center*
Recreation Department (641) 236-7511 • grmc.us
(641) 236-2620 Family practice, urgent care, and emergency clinic

Community News Internet, Phone & Television

Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce* Dish Network
(641) 236-6555 • getintogrinnell.com (877) 504-1686 • usdish.com
Grinnell Herald Register* Direct TV
(641) 236-3113 (855) 448-3473 • directv.com
Our Grinnell* Mediacom*
ourgrinnell.com (800) 479-2082 • mediacomcable.com
Pennysaver/Poweshiek County CR* Windstream
(641) 623-5116 • yourweeklypaper.com (866) 445-5880 • windstream.com

Childcare Library

Grinnell Community Daycare & Preschool* Drake Community Library*
(641) 236-7214 • grinnellcommunitydaycare.com (641) 236-2661 • grinnell.lib.ia.us

The company that your community knows and trusts
from 120 years of quality products and service

610 First Avenue, Grinnell

641-236-5965

www.germanphc.com • [email protected]


GetIntoGrinnell.com CSuobsmcribmeTuo OnuirtyE-Newsletter

Helpful Contacts Thousands of people subscribe to the Grinnell Area
Chamber of Commerce’s weekly email newsletter.
Mid-Iowa Community Action (MICA)* The newsletter shares community news and updates
including upcoming events, job opportunities, and
(641) 236-3923 • micaonline.org housing options.

Northeast Iowa Area Agency On Aging Subscribe by emailing
[email protected]
(641) 236-5722 • (866) 468-7887 • nei3a.org
Preparing To Move
Post Office*
Moving & Shipping
(641) 236-5353 • usps.com
C&K Transfer
Poweshiek County (poweshiekcounty.org) (641) 236-3418

Auditor Rick’s 66 Uhaul Neighborhood Dealer
(641) 623-5443 (641) 236-0057 • uhaul.com
Drivers Licenses - Courthouse (Montezuma)
Mon, Tue, Thur, Fri • (641) 623-3101 Total Choice Shipping & Printing*
Recorder (641) 236-7447• totalchoicegrinnell.com
(641) 623-5434
Sheriff’s Office Storage Units
(641) 623-5679
Treasurer Russ’s Mini Storage
(641) 623-5128 (641) 236-4858

Schools Southview Storage Units
(641) 990-8656
Grinnell-Newburg Community School District*
(641) 236-2700 • grinnell.k12.org Van Wyk Rentals
Central Iowa Christian School (641) 236-7551
(641) 236-3000 • centraliowachristian.org
Preschools listed on page 39. West Side Mini Storage
(641) 236-8738
Utilities

Alliant Energy (Electricity)*
(800) 255-4268 • alliantenergy.com
City of Grinnell (Water)*
(641) 236-2600 • grinnelliowa.gov

Veterans Affairs

(641) 236-5722
poweshiekcounty.org/vetaffairs.htm

* Denotes Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce Member


LIVING IN GRINNELL | 57

1630 West St. South, Grinnell

Phone: (641) 236-5236
• Free WiFi
• Free hot breakfast
• Indoor heated pool & whirlpool
• Fitness center
www.choicehotels.com/iowa/grinnell/comfort-inn-hotels/ia127

Family owned business, serving the Grinnell area since 1971

For ALL your car care needs

Visit www.grinnellfirestone.com


Grinnell Area Map

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Grinnell Accolades

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Strand Theatre
- BudTgraevte-lPrettiest Painted Places”

-Rohm & Hass

3“A7ReWsatlakauernr’stsParadise” Grinnell
College
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“A great little city

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-Trip Advisor

Legendy aDrwo ntown

“The best city in America
under 40,000 to relocate

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Arts &ulCtuer

Iowa’sSpor&ts
Recreation
Destination!

Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce & Grinnell Convention and Visitors Bureau
www.getintogrinnell.com • 833 Fourth Ave, Grinnell, IA 50112 • 641.236.6555

Grinnell vCenotnion aVnisditors Breuau

833 4th Avenue Grinnell, IA 50112 • 800-700-1723 • www.visitgrinnell.com


Grinnell Area Chamber of Commerce & Share your story with us
Grinnell Convention & Visitors Bureau
#getintogrinnell #grinnelliowa

833 4th Ave | P.O. Box 538
Grinnell, Iowa 50112
(641) 236-6555 Grinnell Area @GrinnellIowa Grinnell Iowa
getintogrinnell.com Chamber of
Commerce

[email protected]


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