Club News

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 ...

Buzbee and Leger update Rotary on Vision Marshalltown

TIMES-REPUBLICAN Marshalltown Rotary President Matt Garber rang the bell to get things started for the weekly noon luncheon at Elmwood. Nancy Steveson led in prayer and Pledge of Allegiance for the July 31 meeting. Jim Goodman and Val Ruff introduced guests. Garber shared that Rotary District ...

Cahill shares stories from the aftermath of the storm

TIMES-REPUBLICAN The regular meeting of the Kiwanis P.M. met at O’Hungry’s. President Gary Mason called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence. There was much discussion about the damage done at the West-End Park and how to proceed with our ...

Legion Auxiliary accesses year’s activities

TIMES-REPUBLICAN LAUREL — The Harold McBroom American Legion Auxiliary #635 met July 18 at the post home, with President Laura Tribby opening in forum. Chaplain Betty Nikkel opened in prayer. The Unit recited the pledge to the U.S. flag, stood in silence for POW/MIA and deceased veterans ...

Mission trip to Honduras is program at Noon Kiwanis

TIMES-REPUBLICAN The Kiwanis Club of Marshalltown “Noon” held its regular weekly luncheon meeting Tuesday at the American Legion Hall on South Sixth Street. President Linda Dodd Smith called the meeting to order. After the pledge to the flag, Harold Cline led the invocation. Happy Dollars ...

Marshall County Historical Society program at Noon Optimists

TIMES-REPUBLICAN The Noon Optimist Club of Marshalltown met at the Orpheum on July 12 with President Chris Jones presiding. Rev. Mike Herschberger provided the invocation and the club followed with the Pledge of Allegiance. Greg DeSaulniers gave the community calendar of events occurring in ...

Marshalltown Elks Lodge #312 announces its ‘Citizen Of The Year’

TIMES-REPUBLICAN Each year the Lodge selects a “Citizen of the Year.” What qualities are looked for as a “Citizen of the Year?” Three ideals came to mind cultural activity, community dedication and community promotion. This year the committee selected for the Elks Lodge “Citizen ...

Quilt of Valor presented in Conrad

The Conrad American Legion Auxiliary Unit 681 recently presented Quilts of Valor to two area veterans, Don Vreeland and Bob Slinker. Legion Auxiliary and Legion Post member Laurie Wanken presents Vreeland with one of the quilts she prepared. Vreeland was in World War II serving in the navy for ...

Stuff the Bus’ at Morning Optimist

The Marshalltown Morning Optimist Club held its weekly meeting Tuesday at The Brew House. Co-President Linda Moore opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of reflection. Dorothy McHone reported that the storage shed for flags will be open at 6:15 a.m. and 6 p.m. for the ...

­Fire Chaplain delivers program on department history

The Kiwanis Club of Marshalltown “Noon” held its regular meeting Tuesday at the American Legion Hall, 1301 S. Sixth St. President Linda Dodd Smith called the meeting to order. After the pledge to the flag, Harold Cline led a prayer. Happy Dollars were donated by Ken Smith, Jim Bacino and ...

Slinker presented with Quilt of Valor

Laurie Wanken of the Conrad American Legion Auxiliary Unit 681, presents a Quilts of Valor to veteran Bob Slinker which she made. Slinker was inducted into the Navy in 1944 and took basic training in Idaho. He was a navigator giving signals with flags to boats after training in ...

Program on ARC presented by Stewart

Matins Kiwanis met Thursday morning at the Salvation Army building at 6:30 a.m. and were greeted by Steve Bolar. Token Fines were paid by Don Feld, Martha Schwandt, Frank Moran, Chris Reid and Kevin Hitchins with Happy Dollars coming from Moran and Feld. Beth Stillwell solicited ...

Chapter LT members view eclipse

P.E.O. Chapter LT met Monday at the Fisher Community Center. Members gathered in the parking lot to view the solar eclipse. We enjoyed sharing the experience. Several brought the dark glasses and others made viewing boxes which were shared. The meeting was opened in due form by President Gina ...

Wright highlights key medical appointments

The Aug. 22 lunch meeting of the Marshalltown Rotary got underway at Elmwood Country Club with a prayer and Pledge of Allegiance led by Nancy Steveson. Carol Hibbs introduced guest Lance Horbach and then welcomed Dustin Wright as the newest member of Rotary upon his membership transfer from the ...

Youth foundation supports activities program at Kiwanis

The regular meeting of the Kiwanis P.M. was held Wednesday at O’Hungry’s. Kenny Lamb called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence. Ann Kent introduced the speaker, Terry Gray, a member of the Marshalltown Youth Foundation board. As an ...

Retrieving Freedom service dog program at Matins

Matins Kiwanis met Thursday morning at 6:30 a.m. in the Salvation Army building and were greeted by Andy Schwandt. After the Pledge of Allegiance and invocation the buffet breakfast was served with Paul Heckman and Ray Goodman. A Token Fine was paid by Frank Moran and Happy Dollars donated ...

Quilt Sew-ciety to meet on Aug. 1

The Central Iowa Quilt Sew-ciety will hold its monthly meeting on Aug. 1 at the Trinity Lutheran Church, 1011 S. Third Ave., Marshalltown. The group did not meet in July to observe Independence Day. Social time starts at 5:30 p.m. followed by a 6 p.m. meeting. The program for the night will ...

Safe at Home program given at Kiwanis P.M.

The regular meeting of the Kiwanis P.M. was held Wednesday at O’Hungry’s. President Kenny Lamb called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence. Rose Wagner introduced guest speaker Melanie Shellenberger, from Des Moines representing Safe at ...

Barske speaks to Rotary about Iowa Ideas

Dennis Drager rang the bell to get the final Rotary meeting of July underway. Guest flutist Krystal Randall joined regular weekly pianist Arlene Selby in performing a summer- time jazz medley. Formalities necessitated a special meeting of the general membership to elect a director to the ...

Splash 4 Life program at Morning Optimist

The Marshalltown Morning Optimist Club held its weekly meeting Tuesday at The Brew House. Co-President Linda Moore opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of reflection. Ray Helland reported that the new meeting bell has arrived for the youth club, the Optimist Bobcat ...