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OWLS - World Food Prize

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Older, Wiser, Livelier, Seniors (OWLS)

Looking for an excuse to get out of the house, make some new friends, enjoy a good meal, and learn about the exciting  world of nature? Then join us! These programs are held the first Tuesday of each month. The nature program will start at 11:00 a.m. at the Jester Park Lodge. An optional luncheon follows the program at noon in which pre-registration  is required. The cost of the catered lunch from The Radish is $9.00. Lunch registration is due January 3. To register, click here.

The World Food Prize, internationally recognized as the “Nobel Prize for Food and Agriculture”, was founded by Iowa’s greatest hero and Nobel Peace Prize Laureate, Dr. Norman Borlaug. Catherine Swoboda of the World Food Prize Foundation will provide an overview of the creation and 27-year history of the World Food Prize, including information about World Food Prize laureates, the global reach and local impact of the Foundation’s work, and what the World Food Prize is doing to inspire the next generation of leaders in the fight against hunger.

Contact Us

Administration Office
11407 NW Jester Park Drive
Granger, IA 50109

P: (515) 323-5300
F: (515) 323-5354

Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 4:30 p.m.

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