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    SSNHA Holds Meetings to Announce New Partner Designation Process

    Northeast Iowa – Silos & Smokestacks National Heritage Area (SSNHA) has made significant
    decisions since its 2008 Listening Tour. In November, SSNHA will be holding informational
    meetings throughout the Heritage Area to give an update on activities and initiatives,
    including the new SSNHA Partner Site designation process. Learn how future Partner Sites
    will be designated and how this will affect already designated sites. Please join the SSNHA
    staff and trustees/partners at one of the info sessions in your area:

    Tues, Nov 10, West Branch
    Herbert Hoover Presidential Library
    10:30 am

    Tues, Nov 10, Peosta
    Trappist Casket Visitor Center
    3:30 pm

    Thurs, Nov 12, Charles City
    Floyd County Historical Society
    10:30 am

    Thurs, Nov 12, Iowa Falls
    Calkins Nature Center
    3:00 pm

    No registration is necessary to attend; all are encouraged to participate. For more
    information, please visit or contact the SSNHA office at

    “The success of the Heritage Area lies in the strength of its partners and communities; your
    ideas and input were critical in determining the future direction of the Heritage Area,”
    commented Don Short, SSNHA President.

    SSNHA is one of 49 federally designated heritage areas in the nation and is an Affiliated Area
    of the National Park Service. The Heritage Area covers 37 counties in the northeast quadrant
    of Iowa. Interstate 80 borders it on the south and Interstate 35 borders it on the west.
    Through a network of sites, programs and events, SSNHA interprets farm life, agribusiness
    and rural communities – past and present. To learn more about Silos & Smokestacks
    National Heritage Area, please visit

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