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Friends News

Welcome New Center Coordinator, LaTasha DeLoach

On July 17, 2018, the City of Iowa City announced that LaTasha DeLoach has been hired to serve as the new coordinator of the Iowa City/Johnson County Senior Center. LaTasha has worked for Johnson County Social Services for the past 10 years, most recently serving as Community Projects Specialist. She has a Master of Social Work degree from … Read More


Date: August 15, 2018

Happy Trails from Linda Kopping

After 23 years of service, I am retiring effective Friday, April 27.

I started as the Senior Center’s program specialist in 1995 and a year later I transitioned to the coordinator position. Someone asked me the other day what kind of changes have taken place since I started. My response was, “everything.”

Th … Read More

Tags:Coordinator, Retirement, History, Thank You

Date: April 06, 2018

Photo of two Senior Center members holding a sign that says thank you

The most recent fiscal year-end fundraising returns for Friends of The Center show a continuation of the upward trend that began two years ago, when the Senior Center was asked by the City to increase the revenue it contributes to its yearly budget.

A renewed effort on fundraising – and the generosity of Center members, friends a … Read More

Tags:Fundraising, Endowment

Date: January 01, 2018

Photo of Senior Center member smiling in computer lab

After more than a year of planning, construction and content creation, a brand-new website for Friends of The Center is online and open for business at As Senior Center Coordinator and Friends Board of Directors secretary/treasurer Linda Kopping explains, the new s … Read More

Tags:New Website, Online Giving

Date: December 31, 2017