Mailbag Monday — Week of November 9th, 2020

From: Susan Quade, Clinic Manager, Physical Therapy/rehab, Highland Park Clinic, Fort Dodge, IA To: Kay Volz, Market Manager, Cedar Rapids District I am at HPC and just checked out the gym! Kudos to your team! The gym floor, hallway, all look fabulous! Really pleased with how that one nasty looking area cleaned up – no need to try to cover […]

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Mailbag Monday — Week of October 26th, 2020

From: Andi Drebs, MLT (ASCP), Laboratory Services Manager, UnityPoint Health, Trinity Regional Medical Center  To: Kay Volz, Market Manager, Cedar Rapids District  Several techs have reached out to me about your Cleaning Specialist, Lisa Graves, who cleans the clinic lab. They raved about her and said that she’s friendly and does an amazing job cleaning. She enters through our backdoor which […]

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Derecho Forms in Nebraska and Storms Iowa

When the Derecho, an inland hurricane with winds over 100 mph hit Cedar Rapids, Iowa in August, it left massive destruction in its wake including tangled power lines in the streets. The city was without power for days, leaving our utility customer, Alliant Energy, with a big job to do. And it was our job to help.  First on the […]

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Healthcare in Iowa

FBG Cedar Rapids employees, Jamie Niemeyer and Lynsey Niemeyer, prepare to disinfect the new Davita Dialysis location in Fort Dodge. This is an FBG Level 2 disinfecting application (suspected contamination). Raelyn Wickerath, Julia Groesbeck and Tony Leeper also helped with this process.  […]

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District Employees of the Year — Francisco Tejeda Estrada, Cedar Rapids

Prior to working for FBG, Francisco (“Fran”) worked at Rubber Development in San Jose, CA. They transferred him to Waverly, then outsourced the work overseas. Lucky us. Fran started as a cleaning specialist with FBG but was open-minded and learned quickly how to strip/wax floors and extract carpets. Then he learned about new pieces of equipment we use. He was […]

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