Two shaved heads are better than one


Principal Tim Hadley of Pekin Middle School in Packwood, Iowa taught his students a valuable lesson about kindness and compassion.  Student Jackson Johnston had shaved his head to stand in solidarity with his grandfather, Papa Rick, who was battling cancer and enduring chemotherapy. After hearing how classmates teased Jackson for being bald, Principal Hadley addressed the student body about the importance of supporting and caring for others.  The principal then had Jackson shave his head in front of the entire school, backing up his anti-bullying message with real action.  Read More Here

Our Mission: Inspiring Our Neighbors

We provide rental housing for over 1,200 people, and our staff believes that housing is the most fundamental of needs. Almost all of our staff lives in our communities, and each morning we are there as residents embark on their day. We expect our residents to pass on to others the good service, good deeds, and acts of kindness we provide every day. Our staff works hard to inspire our residents so that they can inspire others. Like a pebble dropped into a pond, the staff’s deeds spread across our properties, to our neighbors, down our blocks, and into the entire region.