Club News

P.E.O. STAR Scholarship awarded on May 29

The prestigious P.E.O. STAR Scholarship for the 2019-20 academic year was awarded to Stella Roseburrough-Borras, a senior at Marshalltown High School. The scholarship was presented at the high school awards ceremony by Jackie Hughes. Roseburrough-Borras is the daughter of Michelle Roseburrough ...

Marshalltown Men’s Chorus awards two scholarships

Lucas Wymore, a 2019 MHS grad and Benjamin Paper, a 2019 BCLUW grad, were each chosen to receive a $500 Marshalltown Men’s Chorus Music Scholarship this spring. Wymore is the son of Marty and Lisa Wymore, of Marshalltown and Paper is the son of Jason and Valerie Paper, of Conrad. Wymore ...

Chapter ET meeting focuses on summer camp

Special guests at Iowa ET’s May TTT meeting were Dorothy Williamson, a 50-year member universally identified as “the matriarch” of the chapter, who moved from Marshalltown to Davenport as a result of the evacuation of the Embers after the 2018 tornado and two of the four girls ET will be ...

Childhood memories in the Mowry-Irvine Mansion

Marshalltown P.E.O. Chapter NU met at 1 p.m. on May 20 at the Mowry-Irvine Mansion. Sister Madelyn Irvine served as hostess for the afternoon and she gave the program “Reflections of My Childhood Home.” She shared history dating back to 1875 about the home and her family. She told of her ...

Marshalltown Noon Lions

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO The Marshalltown Noon Lions had District Governor Elect Judy Stone present a new project for glasses processed for foreign distribution. The inmates of Anamosa Prison may be sorting, cleaning, refracting, packing and shipping the glasses to needed areas around the world. ...

Orpheum Theater director visits the Evening Lions

The Marshalltown Evening Lions met on Wednesday at the Hy-Vee Deli area in Marshalltown for a regular meeting. After a meet, greet and eat time from 6:30 p.m. until 7 p.m., President Judy Stone called the meeting to order. The club stood and recited the Pledge of Allegiance to the American ...

Sigma Master celebrates End of Year luncheon

Sigma Master Chapter met at Glenwood Place on May 14 with 12 members present and two guests for the End of the Year luncheon. Four members were excused. Beta Sigma Phi Grace was said before the meal. Caralee Hutchens, president, thanked Anne Fiscus and Arlene Benson for hosting at their ...

Prairieville Ladies Club tour Marshalltown Christian School

A spring breakfast and tour was enjoyed by the Prairieville Ladies Club at the Marshalltown Christian School. Hostesses were Tracy Macbeth, Bonita Wunn, Eileen Metzger, Alyce Quastad and Shelly Appelgate. President Dee Seilers presided at the business meeting. Twelve members answered the roll ...

Student Rotarians facilitate May 7 meeting

During the school year, the Marshalltown Rotary club is the welcome recipient of a different group of student Rotarian guests each month. Toward the end of the school year, the club turns it over to the accumulated group to conduct one of the luncheon meetings. The ballroom at Elmwood was ...

Conrad Auxiliary honor member for service

CONRAD — On behalf of the Conrad American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 681, Laura Wanken presented Rose Shine with a quilt on April 24 for her dedication of service. Shine has been a member of the Conrad American Legion Auxiliary for 48 years. She spent a few years in the Peace Corps, first ...

Morning Optimists present scholarships at meeting

The Marshalltown Morning Optimist Club met Tuesday at Doo Dah’s Café for its regular meeting. President Doug Noid opened the meeting leading the Pledge of Allegiance. Guests were Olivia Stone, Marnie Stone, Rebekah Stone, Bennett O’Hare, Kevin O’Hare and Stacy O’Hare. After the ...

History of aprons is program for Chapter JU

Sixteen members of Chapter JU of the P.E.O. Sisterhood met at 1 p.m. on Monday at the Marshalltown Public Library. Joann Neven, a member of Chapter LT, gave an interesting program on aprons, their history and purposes as she described each apron from her collection. Members then shared ...

Search and rescue dogs program at Chapter MJ

P.E.O. Chapter MJ met at 7 p.m. on May 6 for its regular meeting at the home of Joan Johnson. Chris Melde served as co-hostess. Plans for the Iowa State Convention and the International Convention were discussed. President Jennifer McGill will attend the P.E.O. State Convention in Des Moines on ...

Chapter JU celebrates member’s 70 anniversary

A social meeting of Chapter JU of the P.E.O. Society was held on Monday at Tannin Wine Bar East Main Street in historic downtown Marshalltown at 1 p.m. Mary Curley, owner, talked about the development of the establishment and the goals and future of the wine bar. The social was hosted by Ann ...

Kiwanis P.M. members hear about Bigs/Littles

The regular meeting of the Kiwanis P.M. met Wednesday at Legends. President Steve Smith called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. with a Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence. Julie Walters introduced guest speaker Lynne Carroll, executive director of Big Brothers Big Sisters. Eight years ...

History of Mowry Irvine Mansion related at Matins

Matins Kiwanis met at 6:30 a.m. on Thursday in the Mowry Irvine Mansion on Main Street. No Token Fines or Happy Dollars were raised, but a thank you was awarded to Martha Schwandt for setting up the special meeting arrangements. Alan Hilleman introduced his guest, the Director of Hy-Vee ...

Lioness Card Party

Lioness members Martha Fisher and Dianne Maile display raffle prizes like those available at the Lioness Card Party. The annual Lioness Card Party fundraiser will be held from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. on April 12 at the Fisher Community Center. Tickets are $8 in advance and can be purchased from any ...

Elks #312 initiate new members

The Marshalltown Elk Lodge #312 year runs from April 1 through March 31. Elks have been busy this past month getting things lined up for the new officers who take over April 1. On March 30, it held the last meeting of the 2018-19 year. The meeting finished with an initiation ritual, ...

Mental health recovery issues post tornado is Optimist program

The Marshalltown Morning Optimist Club met Tuesday at O’Hungry’s for its regular bi-weekly meeting. Past President Dorothy McHone opened the meeting by leading the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance, followed by a quote, “Without water there would be no life on earth because without ...

LUNA programs explained to the Morning Optimists

TIMES-REPUBLICAN The Marshalltown Morning Optimist Club met Tuesday at Cecil’s Cafe for its regular weekly meeting. President Dorothy McHone opened the meeting with the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance. Guests were Jodi Bowden-Fuentes and Brad Helland. Club business included ...