The Iowa Job Honor Awards will accept nominations through April 17. The winners will be honored June 10 at the Quad Cities Waterfront Convention Center in Bettendorf as part of the Iowa Association of Business and Industry's annual conference. Top winners each receive $500.  Previous honorees have overcome physical and mental disabilities, criminal convictions, limited English proficiency, and long-term unemployment to get jobs. The goal of the program is to inspire more unemployed and underemployed Iowans to use workforce development resources, and to encourage companies to hire those who complete the programs.  Read more