Iowa Governor Terry Branstad visited On With Life on November 6, 2013. This marks the first time that a sitting governor has visited On With Life. Gov. Branstad and a group of area business leaders enjoyed a tour of our Post-Acute Inpatient Rehabilitation facility, visited with our persons served during a music therapy session, and enjoyed breakfast while discussing On With Life and the future of brain injury rehabilitation.
Other guests included Julie Stewart, Prairie Meadows; Jana Rieker, Banker’s Trust; Michelle Gowdy, Pioneer; Bruce Kelley, EMC; Gary Lorenz, Ankeny Mayor; Steve Van Oort, Polk County Supervisor; Margaret Hough, Gov. Branstad’s executive assistant; Eric Branstad, Becky Beach and the following OWL board members: Kate Benson Larson, Janet Phipps Burkhead, Gail Boliver, Art Filean, and Jeff Lamberti.