Kidd named CAPS board president
Marilyn Kidd was recently elected president of the board of directors of Child Abuse Prevention Services, according to director Jana Enfield.
"The year ahead will be important to our organization as we move forward to carry out our prevention goals. We are very happy that Marilyn has agreed to lead our organization this year," Enfield said.
Kidd, resident of Marshalltown since 1986, is currently self-employed as a Long Arm Quilter and a substitute instructor at the YMCA. She retired in 2010, from a career that included Lab Manager at McFarland Clinic Labs in Marshalltown, Biology Lab Coordinator/ Lab Instructor at Wartburg College, Medical Technologist in the Microbiology Department at Marshalltown Medical and Surgical Center, and General Medical Technologist in Independence, Iowa.
Kidd holds a master's of Public Administration from Drake University; a bachelor's of Arts from Wartburg College; and certifications as Medical Technologist and Specialist of Microbiology from the American Society of Clinical Pathologists. She is an Iowa Valley Leadership Graduate.
Kidd volunteers at the Marshalltown Food Box, Meals on Wheels, the House of Compassion and her church. Marilyn and her husband Jim enjoy spending time with their two adult children, Julie and Jon. She enjoys quilting and gardening.
Child Abuse Prevention Services is a non-profit agency that is organized to prevent child abuse in Marshall County and the surrounding area. It is funded in part by the Marshalltown Area United Way.
Wise inducted into Automotive Professional Guild
David Wise, sales manager at Ken Wise Chrysler Auto Group was inducted into the Cyclone Automotive Professional Guild on Aug. 16. The Guild was created in 2005 to recognize ethics and high achievement in the automotive finance industry. Cyclone is very proud of its Guild members. They demonstrate on a daily basis how high caliber people working in high caliber dealerships receiving high caliber training can accomplish great things.