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Lincoln Way Corridor Study

Lincoln Way cuts through Ames from east to west. How can it be improved? What do you like? What needs to be changed?

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  • ‘Always Ames’ Campaign Promotes Community

    A marketing campaign to promote Ames as an attractive place to relocate, raise families, work, and play launched in February and targets young adults with its “Always Ames” message.

  • Nominations Accepted for ‘Home For Everyone’ Award

    The Ames Human Relations Commission is seeking nominations for its annual “Home for Everyone” award. The award honors a worthy individual or organization that has made a contribution to providing housing opportunities that enhance the quality of life for members of disadvantaged populations. To be eligible to receive the award, the nominee must provide housing in Ames.

  • Annual Eco Fair Set for March 25

    For Ames residents interested in learning more about water conservation, reducing electric consumption, Energy Star appliances, low-impact landscaping, shrinking their carbon footprint, getting involved in environmental issues and more, the Eco Fair has the answers! On Saturday, March 25, the Community Center Gymnasium, 515 Clark Ave., will be filled with booths, vendors, activities, and displays focusing on how residents can reduce, reuse, and recycle. The event opens early this year with hours from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.