Donation given to Ames arts organization

February 8, 2012

Pictured is Greater Iowa Business Development Specialist Linda Gibbs, right, and Heather Johnson, executive director of the Octaon Center for the Arts.
Greater Iowa Credit Union presented $500 to The Octagon Center for the Arts for a sponsorship of the 44th Annual Clay, Fiber, Paper, Glass, Metal and Wood Exhibition. The exhibition opened January 27 and extends through April 7.
“The committee understands the importance of the arts in the enhancement of a community’s quality of life and knows that the Octagon Center for the Arts is at the forefront of creating a vibrant environment for the advancement of the arts in Ames and beyond,” said Michael Adams, Greater Iowa Credit Union’s vice president of marketing and public relations. 
Greater Iowa Credit Union is a not-for-profit financial institution with more than 28,000 members and assets of more than $279 million. Greater Iowa has six branches in Ames, Des Moines, West Des Moines and Denison. For more information, visit
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