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3/24/2014
KEEP IOWA BEAUTIFUL

YO-HO TOOLS FOR A MORE BEAUTIFUL IOWA DEADLINE EXTENDED

Des Moines-Keep Iowa Beautiful (KIB) has extended the Yo-Ho Tools for a More Beautiful Iowa grant program to April 4th, 2014. The partnership with Yo-Ho Tools and KIB will permit community groups and organizations to receive grants of up to $200 in Yo-Ho quality tools to assist volunteers in clean up and beautification projects.

"We have been manufacturing Yo-Ho quality tools for 85 years," said Tom Yeoman, President & CEO of Monticello based Yeoman & Company. "We are pleased to partner with Keep Iowa Beautiful in providing these tool grants to help make Iowa a more attractive place to live, work and raise a family."

Eligible to apply for reimbursement of up to $200 of Yo-Ho Tools are community groups, civic organizations, local/service clubs, betterment/beautification groups, youth groups, schools and churches that are planning beautification or clean-up projects that benefit the public. Government entities like cities and counties are not eligible. The new deadline for applications is Friday, April 4, 2014. More information can be found at www.keepiowabeautiful.com email bjackson@keepiowabeautiful.com

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Yo-Ho Tools have been manufactured by Yeoman & Company in Monticello, Iowa for over 85 years. William F. Yeoman founded the company in 1929 and his grandson, Tom Yeoman, President & CEO, now leads the company that manufactures nearly 400 standard and custom quality tools. More information is available at www.yo-ho.com

Keep Iowa Beautiful was established in 2000 becoming the 23rd State Affiliate of Keep America Beautiful. It is a 501c3 charitable organization working with Iowa citizens, neighborhoods, communities and regions in improving the quality, beauty and cleanliness of our State. KIB empowers Iowan's to have a greater commitment in building pride and respect in the places we live. Please check out our web page at www.keepiowabeautiful.com




CONTACT:
Gerald F. Schnepf
Executive Director
Keep Iowa Beautiful
515-323-6507
gschnepf@keepiowabeautiful.com

 

 

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