It often takes a power outage to get us thinking about the energy we use every day. (Electricity suddenly became very interesting following the 2020 derecho.)
But ever since MidAmerican Energy launched their Altoona-based Service Center in 2019—a facility that supports the power MidAmerican delivers to communities throughout the Central Iowa region—energy has been on our minds.
The next time you’re diving headfirst into the muck while defending your Mud Volleyball tournament title, take a moment to thank Mary for helping orchestrate Altoona’s zaniest, most iconic—and yes, muddiest—event of the year: Altoona Palooza.
Since moving to Altoona in 1992, Steve and Ann Moyna have done as much to grow the community and bring its residents together as anyone—volunteering with numerous local organizations, taking on leadership roles, building bridges between various local groups, and helping organize Altoona Palooza.
Are you planning on relocating to Iowa? You’re not alone. Many families and professionals are moving to the Hawkeye State, attracted by its low cost of living, high quality of life, and abundant opportunities.