Get to Know Sarah Jorges

By |August 22nd, 2017|

Sarah Jorges is a marketing account executive and co-host of the morning show on Energy 106.7 FM. Born and raised in Newton, Sarah returned to her hometown after a decade in Omaha, where she enjoyed a career in nursing. Sarah volunteers on various committees and is an ambassador to the Newton Chamber of Commerce.

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Get to Know Amanda Price

By |July 31st, 2017|

Amanda serves as the Executive Director of the Greater Newton Area Chamber of Commerce. She has worked to create and assist with fun community events such as the Skiff Gala, Thanks With Franks, Re-Prom, Newton Fest, and the 4th of July Parade and festivities. She enjoys volunteering to help keep Newton growing and thriving.

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Get to Know Sveta Miller

By |May 30th, 2017|

Sveta works as an academic advisor for Buena Vista University Newton Site and is an adjunct instructor at DMACC Newton Campus. She is passionate about community involvement and is a 2015 recipient of the DMACC Alumni Early Achievement Award. Sveta is currently serving as the President for Project AWAKE, she is a past President and […]

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Get to know Danielle Rogers

By |March 30th, 2017|

Danielle Rogers is the Community Marketing Manager for the City of Newton. She is an active volunteer throughout Central Iowa and in Newton. Danielle is currently serving on the board for United Way of Jasper County, Jasper County Crime Stoppers and is a member of the Drake University Central Iowa Regional Alumni Board. She has volunteered […]

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Get to know Rob Burdess

By |February 1st, 2017|

Chief of Police Rob Burdess has worked in law enforcement since 1997 and has been with the Newton Police Department since 1999, serving as a patrol officer, detective, and patrol Lieutenant. Chief Burdess has served as President of the Iowa State Police Association, Newton Police Association, Rabiner Treatment Center and is also a member of […]

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Get to know Miranda Kulis

By |February 1st, 2017|

Miranda started her first term on Newton City Council in January 2016.  Miranda is a Production Supervisor at Thombert, Inc. in Newton. In addition to Newton City Council, Miranda serves on the following boards:  Chamber of Commerce, Thunder Nites in Newton, Rotary Club and as an ex-officio with Newton Development Corporation.  She is also involved in numerous […]

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Get to know Jessica Lowe

By |January 30th, 2017|

Jessica Lowe serves as the Executive Director of the United Way of Jasper County in Newton and is a 2016 finalist for Young Professional Connection and the Des Moines Register’s YP of the Year Awards in the Ashley Oakland Community Service Award category. Jessica spends countless hours working to make the Newton community stronger, including […]

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Get to Know Director of Planning and Zoning Erin Chambers

By |January 10th, 2017|

Erin Chambers has worked for the City of Newton for the past 10 years- first as the City Planner, then as the Director of Planning and Zoning. Erin also serves on the Executive Board for the Iowa Chapter of the American Planning Association. She earned a B.A. in Communication Studies and a M. A. in […]

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Get to Know City Councilwoman Noreen Otto

By |April 27th, 2015|

Noreen Otto moved to Newton six years ago and began service on the Newton City Council in 2012. Find out what she thinks you should get to know about Newton!

 

Q: What do you think people should “get to know” about Newton?

 A: For the people who live here, I hope that the “Get to Know Newton” […]

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