Selness speaks to Noon Kiwanis about Mega-10 Park

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Kiwanis “Noon” member Mike Gowdy presented a check to Park and Rec Director Anne Selness for the MEGA-10 Park upgrades.

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, the Lord’s Prayer was recited in unison. Happy Dollars were donated by Mike Gowdy, Jim Bacino and Dodd Smith. It was noted that the Red Barrel at Fareway, that collects food for the needy, was recently filled and emptied.

Gowdy introduced Anne Selness, director of Marshalltown Park and Recreation, as speaker. MEGA-10 Park is targeted to get various upgrades this year. The park will have a train theme because of the caboose located on site. There will be a climbing wall, children’s discovery garden, a music wall, a variety of plants and playground equipment. Several fundraisers are scheduled. Pickets that will be on display are being sold and a Trivia Night is planned at the Fisher Community Center from 6-9 p.m. on Feb. 28. For reservations or questions contact: Kim Barnes 641-485-8369.

The Marshalltown Noon Kiwanis Club will offer a 30-day free trial membership, including meals to those interested in checking out a service club. This will be an excellent way to introduce new people to serving the community. Kiwanis Noon meets Tuesday at noon at the American Legion building. Offer for limited time only.

Next week the program will be about “Splash 4 Life.”

Donations were collected for the Under Privileged Children’s Fund.

Anyone in the community wishing information about Kiwanis is invited to visit one of the regular meetings or check this website:

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