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Community Matters in Iowa

Iowans inhabit the heart of the heartland, both physically and culturally. Iowa is central and centered—a place where the balance of the components that make up community is celebrated and nurtured. Family, neighborhood, town, school, work site, place of worship, community center, and state, county, and local fairs—these all create the networks that tie Iowans together and provide the sense of community that makes Iowa what it is today.

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