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Hometown Pride Project Aims to Save Shellsburg Icon


The Shellsburg Hometown Pride Committee recently identified the restoration of the iconic Gold Medal Flour Mural as a top priority and has launched a fundraising campaign to save the deteriorating “ghost sign.” The committee is also collaborating with Millstream Brewing Co. to produce and distribute its own brand of craft beer, “Pacesetter,” with a portion of the profits going to the mural restoration. Anyone can make a donation here.


Through the Keep Iowa Beautiful Hometown Pride Program, ECICOG provides community coaching services to the cities of Shellsburg, Center Point, Hills, Springville, and Walker. ECICOG Express will feature one of the towns in each of the next four issues. For more information on the Hometown Pride program, contact Community Development Specialist Jessica Johnson or visit the Hometown Pride section of the Keep Iowa Beautiful website.

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