KidGlov, a boutique, full-service advertising, branding and content marketing agency based out of Lincoln and Omaha, Neb., recently welcomed Brenda Mainwaring, president and CEO of Iowa West Foundation, to its podcast, Agency for Change. The episode explored how Iowa West Foundation works to build up the communities of Council Bluffs, Pottawattamie County and southwest Iowa.
“Improving quality of life is central to the work of Iowa West Foundation,” said Lisa Bowen, vice president managing director of KidGlov. “The breadth of their reach is incredible, and it was inspiring to have Brenda share her insight on the Agency for Change podcast.”
Iowa West Foundation works to create a community where families choose to live, and businesses choose to locate because of high quality of life and standard of living. They improve the lives of those in western Iowa including the city of Council Bluffs and communities of Pottawattamie County and southwest Iowa. The organization supports a variety of programs and services from preschool programs to mental health, community WiFi programs, family activities, economic development, workforce development programs, community art projects, libraries and more.
Mainwaring is a Council Bluffs native and has decades of experience in creating communities. At Union Pacific Railroad, Mainwaring managed the group’s role as a supplier to the 2002 Olympic Games and led development of the Union Pacific Railroad Museum and Kenefick Park at Lauritzen Gardens. During the podcast episode, Mainwaring discusses the meaning of community and how The Iowa West Foundation incorporates the wants, needs and voices of citizens in their planning.
“We want you to think about community development beyond potholes,” said Mainwaring. “We bring families together and ask them—’What is it that the community needs to be even greater than it is?’ Iowa West’s vision is to support a community where families want to live, and that vision can really only be achieved when we all work together for the common good.”
The full Agency for Change episode can be found on KidGlov’s website, or wherever podcasts are available.
To learn more about the Iowa West Foundation, visit them online at https://www.iowawestfoundation.org/.
The Agency for Change podcast from KidGlov marketing and advertising agency brings stories of people creating positive change in the world. From large companies and nonprofit organizations to small advocacy groups and solo agents for change, the program explores what inspires these changemakers, the work they’re doing, and how they share their message.
“The Agency for Change podcast was born out of the incredible stories of community members that inspire the work we do at KidGlov. We’re thrilled to be able to continue sharing these stories with others through this podcast,” said Bowen.
The advertising agency’s podcast releases new episodes every week. Listeners can hear the show on major podcast platforms like Apple Podcasts, Spotify, Pandora, iHeartRadio, or on KidGlov’s website.
KidGlov is a boutique, full-service advertising, branding, and content marketing agency, as well as a certified B Corp, with offices in Omaha and Lincoln, Neb., which specializes in nonprofit marketing, healthcare marketing, financial marketing, social impact marketing, and purpose-driven businesses. It has been named one of the Best Places to Work in Lincoln, and has won several accolades for its work, including awards from the American Marketing Association and the American Advertising Federation. Learn more about KidGlov on their website, or by visiting their offices in Omaha at 2120 S. 72nd Street, Ste 640, Omaha, Neb. 68124, and in Lincoln at 1230 O. Street, Ste 111, Lincoln, Neb. 68508.
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