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Happy Workiversary to Jourdan McChesney!

On May 15th, our Events Coordinator Jourdan McChesney celebrated one year with NewBoCo. Jourdan has been an invaluable member of the NewBoCo team as we navigate the transition of our largest events to virtual environments. Jourdan’s efforts with ICR AGile, EntreFEST, 1MC Cedar Rapids, and support to various efforts and teams have proven invaluable! She makes even the toughest jobs

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Meet Alison Mohr and Andy Fiedler

NewBoCo is thrilled to welcome our newest New Bohemians to the team, Alison Mohr and Andy Fiedler. Alison Mohr has joined the Education team as the Assistant Director of K–12 Education. She is helping NewBoCo expand our impact on students throughout Iowa through our K–12 programs. “I am very excited to have Alison’s education experience on the team,” says Samantha

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A volunteer assembles protective face shields in March 2020

How to Build PPE Face Shields, with or without a 3D Printer

There’s a great deal of concern about shortages of personal protective equipment (PPE) for health workers due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Fortunately, there are ways that all of us can contribute to lessening that shortage. Health professionals need face shields that can protect both themselves and their patients. There are two ways you can help build them. One method simply

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A collection of all necessary materials to make a hybrid face shield

Disclaimer for Hybrid Version Design for Face Shields

Hybrid Version Design for Face Shields Release, Waiver of Liability, Defense, Indemnification and Hold Harmless Agreement The person accessing this design (“You”) is either the individual recipient of the design if the individual recipient is an adult under the laws of the relevant jurisdiction or the parent or legal guardian of the child if the individual recipient is a child

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NewBoCo Workiversary: David Becker

On October 22, our Software Developer Instructor David Becker celebrated one year with NewBoCo.  Before David joined the team, he learned how to code at DeltaV Code School. Since he started at NewBoCo as Software Developer Instructor, he has gotten experience working with NewBoCode clients, being on a software development team, and taught the next class of DeltaV students as

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NewBoCo Workiversary: Eric Engelmann

NewBoCo officially opened its doors in August 2014. At that time the team was a lot smaller, but with Eric Engelmann leading the charge, it has grown to 17 people and three main areas of focus (entrepreneurship, innovation, education) over the last five years.  To mark this momentous milestone, the NewBoCo team shared some of their favorite memories of working

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NewBoCo Workiversary: Craig Barkley

On June 4, our Software Developer Apprentice Craig Barkley celebrated one year with NewBoCo. Before Craig joined the team, he learned how to code at DeltaV Code School. Since he started at NewBoCo as Software Developer Apprentice, he has gotten experience working with NewBoCode clients, being on a software development team, and helping the next class of DeltaV students as

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