KEEPING WATCH- ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT
HENRY COUNTY COURTHOUSE — Whose job is it to bring jobs to Henry County? According to Dean Hamilton, it is yours. He wants every Henry County resident to be outfitted with the information and the passion necessary to celebrate Henry County as a place to live and work. Sounds pretty crazy to me. With an attitude like that who knows what might happen?
"In 1925, Pete and Lucille Kuyper from the small Dutch community of Pella, Iowa, invested in a newfangled invention — a window screen that rolled up and down like a shade. The couple went on to found a company based on the principles of traditional American values, integrity and the desire to enrich the homes and lives of others."http://pella.com/about-us/pella-story/default.aspx
Or, "Gary J. Vermeer was born on September 29, 1918, near Pella, Iowa.