Posts With Keyword ‘Earthquake’

Local Efforts Felt In Japan Relief

Posted: Monday, May 9th, 2011 at 6:25 am

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Back in March, we brought you a story about a Pella native who experienced the earthquakes and tsunamis in Japan first hand.

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Earthquake And Tsunami Hit Home For Some

Posted: Saturday, March 12th, 2011 at 6:29 am

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Though we may not feel the waves of the tsunami that hit nearly all parts of the Pacific Rim Thursday night and into Friday morning, the effect of the record 8.9 earthquake in Japan that caused it can be felt locally.

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Sprint Car Drivers in New Zealand Not Affected by Tuesday’s Earthquake

Posted: Wednesday, February 23rd, 2011 at 6:30 am

A 6.3-magnitude earthquake struck Christchurch, New Zealand on Tuesday killing at least 75 people and injuring hundreds of others.

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Earthquake Benefit Concert Tonight at Central

Posted: Saturday, May 1st, 2010 at 6:23 am

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A charity concert to benefit survivors of the February 27th earthquake in Chile will be held Saturday night at Central College.

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Volunteers Turn Out in the Hundreds for Meal-Pack

Posted: Monday, April 19th, 2010 at 6:31 am

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Hundreds of volunteers showed up at the Vermeer Global Pavilion in Pella Saturday to help make the “Pella Meals from the Heartland” food-packaging event a success.

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Pella Food-Packaging Event Reaches Goal

Posted: Sunday, April 18th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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Hundreds of volunteers showed up at the Vermeer Global Pavilion in Pella Saturday to help make the “Pella Meals from the Heartland” food-packaging event a success.

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Ceremonies Finalize Adoptions for Pella Families

Posted: Sunday, April 18th, 2010 at 6:23 am

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A ceremony finalizing the adoption of four children from Haiti was held Wednesday afternoon at the Marion County Courthouse.

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Meal-Packaging Event Today in Pella

Posted: Saturday, April 17th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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“Pella Meals from the Heartland,” a meal-packaging event to aid victims of the earthquakes in Haiti will take place Saturday, and the event is very close to reaching several goals.

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‘Pella Meals from the Heartland’ Needs Your Help

Posted: Friday, April 16th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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The day of a meal-packaging event to aid victims of the earthquakes in Haiti is fast approaching, and volunteers are still needed for the “Pella Meals from the Heartland” event.

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Adoption Ceremonies Held for Pella Families

Posted: Thursday, April 15th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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A ceremony finalizing the adoption of four children from Haiti was held Wednesday afternoon at the Marion County Courthouse.

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Ceremonies Held for Haitian Children Adopted by Pella Families

Posted: Sunday, April 11th, 2010 at 6:21 am

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The adoption of a Haitian girl who was rescued by her adoptive parents from Port-au-Prince, Haiti just days after this January’s devastating earthquake was recognized with a ceremony this past Wednesday.

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One More Week Until Meal-Packaging Event in Pella

Posted: Friday, April 9th, 2010 at 6:29 am

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Volunteers are still needed for the upcoming Pella Meals from the Heartland food packaging event to aid victims of the earthquake in Haiti.

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Ceremony Held for Haitian Adopted by Pella Family

Posted: Wednesday, April 7th, 2010 at 10:51 am

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An adoption ceremony was held Wednesday morning in Knoxville for the Haitian daughter of a Pella couple who was rescued from Haiti in the days following the deadly earthquake that hit Port-au-Prince in January.

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Saga of Haitian Orphans Ends with Happy Homecoming

Posted: Monday, January 25th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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A week after a series of earthquakes devastated Port-au-Prince, five Haitian children finally found themselves in the arms of their adoptive parents last Tuesday night at the Pella Municipal Airport.

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Haitian Children Begin Adjustment to Life in Pella

Posted: Thursday, January 21st, 2010 at 6:29 am

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A whirlwind seven-day span for the adopted children of three Pella families came to an emotional and exciting climax Tuesday night, ending with the five Haitian orphans getting to sleep in their new homes for the first time.

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Haitian Orphans Receive Pella Homecoming

Posted: Wednesday, January 20th, 2010 at 6:29 am

Tired and cold, five Haitian children finally found themselves in the arms of their adoptive parents Tuesday night at the Pella Municipal Airport.

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Adopted Haitians Arrive in Pella

Posted: Tuesday, January 19th, 2010 at 9:30 pm


Tired and cold, five Haitian children finally found themselves in the arms of their adoptive parents Tuesday night at the Pella Municipal Airport.

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Orphans Being Adopted by Pella Families are Safe, Following Earthquake in Haiti

Posted: Sunday, January 17th, 2010 at 6:25 am

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Three families in Pella are breathing a little easier after learning that children they are adopting from an orphanage in Haiti are uninjured following last week’s deadly earthquake; but the children’s struggles aren’t over.

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Mission Group from Pella Area Returns Home

Posted: Sunday, January 17th, 2010 at 6:23 am

A mission group from the Grace Fellowship Church of Pella that went to Haiti before the earthquake hit is now home safely.

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Pella Families Receive Good News on Adopted Children

Posted: Saturday, January 16th, 2010 at 6:31 am

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Three Pella families whose adopted children were still in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, when Tuesday’s earthquake struck have been told that their children are ok.

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