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Week of 04/19/20

  IOWA Family: We start off this week continuing our preparation for an eventual “social distancing” reopen. As a primarily outdoor museum, we are in a unique position to modify our tour products to reduce capacity, eliminate areas of potential congestion,...

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A Brief Update – 04/13/20

IOWA Family: Thank you to all of the generous contributors and supporters since the beginning of this crisis.  We have received a tremendous outpouring of love and support including major contributions to help us pay the critical expenses and payroll in the coming...

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Week of 04/07/20 Update

IOWA Family: Our board and leadership team hope that you and your family are staying safe in your respective communities these coming weeks. I decided to send via text this week, as I am working safe at home and frankly my hair is a bit overgrown at the moment. We...

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IOWA Update 03/29/20

IOWA Family: Thank you for your generous contributions, support and outpouring of love for our organization.  We are truly blessed to have an incredible family of supporters! Thank you to the crew that continues to volunteer securing and maintaining the ship.  We...

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March 20, 2020 – Coronavirus Impact to Battleship IOWA

IOWA Family: As many of you know, multiple orders were issued in California yesterday to keep the population Safer at Home.  In the County and City of Los Angeles these orders were issued to go until April 19th with a possibility of extending.  This order prevents us...

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IOWA UPDATE 3/17/20

IOWA Family: A brief update for Tuesday, March 17th.  Our Board of Directors and President's Advisory Board is appreciative to the numerous supporters and crew that have donated to date.  You make it possible for us to continue to preserve the ship and and prepare for...

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March 15, 2020 – Battleship IOWA Closure Update

Some of things going on to assist with closure including Finance Teams work with insurance and financing, Developments (Joleen) work on contributions and donor servicing, and Operations / IT work on power reduction. We will continue to maintain the ship and have work...

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Closure Update | March 13, 2020 – March 28, 2020

https://youtu.be/jSSMobxDfCU Dear IOWA Family: The Battleship IOWA Museum is instituting a temporary public closure beginning today, Friday, March 13, with an estimated reopening on March 28. In making this decision, I must stress that there have not been any cases of...

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Battleship IOWA CEO Update 03/10/20

What we are doing about Coronavirus, impact on our organization, and how you can help. If all of our supporters donate at least $10, we will weather this storm together! #museum #lamuseum #lamuseum #battleship #battleshipiowa #sanpedro #conronavirusprevention...

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