This article, submitted by Margaret Hoover and former gov. Terry Branstad, appeared in the Des Moines Register, Cedar Rapids Gazette, Quad City Times, and other papers statewide beginning December 9, 2021.
A Project all Iowans Can Take Pride In
Iowa values are timeless. But in our divided times, we may need a nudge to remember that Iowans have long embodied honesty, generosity, and altruism.
February 25, 2022 Op/Ed by Dr. Thomas Schwartz, Director,
Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum
Remembering Herbert Hoover
The story of Herbert and Lou Henry Hoover can be found at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum in West Branch. The way in which the story is told is integral to the memories our visitors make during their visit. READ MORE
June 8, 2022 Op/Ed by Congressman Dave Loebsack
Opinion: Donate to help preserve the legacy of Iowan Herbert Hoover
As a native Iowan, former Cornell College political science professor, and, finally a seven-term Democratic congressman representing southeast Iowa, I take great pride in the fact that little more than 30 minutes from my home in West Branch is the Hoover Presidential Library and Museum. . . READ MORE
June 26, 2022 Op/Ed by Emily Schmitt
Opinion: It is Time to Reignite Iowa’s Pride in Herbert Hoover
You ready to find yours?
It is time to reignite Iowa’s pride in Herbert Hoover.
Oct. 7, 2022 State-wide news release from Governor Reynolds
Destination Iowa grants $5 Million to Renovation
Gov. Kim Reynolds announced the Herbert Hoover Presidential Library and Museum will receive a $5 million grant toward a $20 million renovation project of the museum space. It has been 30 years since the museum had a major renovation.
The ‘Destination Iowa’ grant was issued by the state’s economic development agency through a program that promotes tourism. The $100 million Destination Iowa program, according to the state, “invests in transformational projects that will bolster the quality of life in Iowa communities and attract visitors and new
residents.” Destination Iowa funds were made available to the state from the Federal ARPA program.
Oct. 11, 2022 State-wide news release
MidAmerican Energy Announces $1 Million Gift
Kelcey Brown, CEO of MidAmerican Energy Company, a member of the Berkshire Hathaway Energy family, took the stage during the annual Hoover Presidential Foundation Celebration Banquet last Friday to announce their gift to the Timeless Values | Modern Experience campaign for the renovation of the Herbert Hoover Presidential Museum in West Branch.
“We are proud to be among the supporters of this campaign,” Brown stated.