Club News

American Legion sends off Boys State candidates

American Legion Post #46 sponsored six young men for the 2017 Hawkeye Boys State program. The Iowa American Legion Hawkeye Boys State program was held June 11-16 at Camp Dodge in Johnston. Marshalltown Legionnaire and Boys State Chair, Don Bailey, selected the six high school juniors from ...

Thompson tells about Public Health duties

Matins Kiwanis met Thursday morning at 6:30 a.m. in the Salvation Army building and were greeted by President Don Feld. Token Fines were paid by Michael Sills, Beth Stillwell, Feld and Loren Fisher with a Happy Dollar coming from Sills, Feld and Joe Robertson. Winning free breakfasts for next ...

Storytellers Project presented to Noon Optimist; Avenue of Flags discussed

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshalltown met at the Best Western Regency Inn on July 13 with President John Danielson presiding. Rev. Michael Herschberger provided the invocation and the club followed with the Pledge of Allegiance. Greg DeSaulniers presented the community calendar of events to ...

Special Projects program at Chapter MJ

P.E.O. Chapter MJ met Monday evening at the home of Kristin Meyer. Lisa Cooper served as co-hostess. Charlene L. Martin was initiated as a member of Chapter MJ. Three of Chapter MJ’s sisters gave updates and information about some of the important P.E.O. projects: Janice Ott—P.E.O. ...

Chapter BB travels to birthplace of P.E.O.

The regular meeting of Chapter BB was held July 17 at the Old Main Building on the campus of Iowa Wesleyan University in Mount Pleasant, the birthplace of P.E.O. Hostess was Carolyn Anderson. Before the meeting, 10 Chapter BB members were served a delicious lunch at the home of Chapter NZ ...

VFW Auxiliary discusses upcoming activities

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary of Post 839 met on Tuesday at the Post Home. The meeting started at 6:30 p.m. There were 19 members present. Linda Tasler, president, conducted the meeting according to the ritual. July General Orders were read. The Pledge of Allegiance was spoken. The ...

GiGi’s Playhouse topic at Evening Lions

The Marshalltown Evening Lion’s met last Wednesday night at the Salvation Army. After calling the club to order, saying the Pledge of Allegiance, singing “My Country tis of Thee” and giving an invocation, the club enjoyed a meal. President Janelle Hawk then introduced, Kelcy Gabriel, ...

Legion Auxiliary visited by Honor Guard commander

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit #46 met July 11 at the Post Home. Hostesses for the evening were Mary Alice Groff and Letha Morgart. The meeting was called to order by President Arlene Kremer. Minutes of the previous meeting and the treasurer’s report were read and approved. Guest Ken ...

History of CIAA shared at Morning Optimists

The Marshalltown Morning Optimist Club held its weekly meeting on 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 Junior Optimist Club, the Optimist Bobcat Club, has grown to 30 ...

Hardin Women Who Care donate to Gunderson Nature Park

ELDORA — A collective gift from 100+ Women Who Care Hardin County of $7,400 was recently presented to the Iowa Natural Heritage Foundation for the Gunderson Nature Park in Eldora. The 25-acre prairie, wetland and mixed woodland park was donated to the City of Eldora by Bob and Mary Lou ...

Brown speaks to Matins Kiwanis on Marshalltown CC athletics

Matins Kiwanis met Thursday morning at 6:30 a.m. in the Salvation Army building and were greeted by Glen Christen. Token Fines were paid by Lyle Weber, Andy Schwandt, Don Feld, Loren Fisher and Frank Moran with Happy Dollars coming from Feld and Alan Hilleman. The “Best Associate Member” ...

Lioness award perfect attendance certificates

The Marshalltown Lioness held its July meeting at the First United Church of Christ on Monday with President Dianne Maile presiding. The meeting began with the Pledge of Allegiance and Martha Fisher leading the singing of “God Bless America.” Following the salad supper provided by Lioness ...

Liscomb Auxiliary hears about Girls State

LISCOMB — The Liscomb Legion Auxiliary Unit 87 met on July 6 at the Community Church in Union for a noon potluck. President Sharon Hatch gave a welcome and a meal prayer was given by junior member Kerrigan Hatch. Guests were Lauren Mosher, her mother Brenda and Jean Drury. The program was ...

Weeks speaks about history of CIAA

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. The executive director, Keeley Weeks, of the Central ...

Linn Creek Arts Festival is Rotary program

The July 11 lunch meeting of the Marshalltown Rotary got underway at Elmwood Country Club with a prayer and Pledge of Allegiance led by Dan Vellinga followed by recognition of the July birthdays by Bonnie Lowry. Lowry also noted anniversaries of membership. President Dennis Drager invited ...

P.M. Kiwanis convene and tour IVH

The Kiwanis P.M. convened at The Iowa Veterans Home for supper and a tour of the facility. Marshalltown can be very proud to be the home of such a beautiful and comfortable home setting for Veterans in declining health and their spouses. Aimee Deimerly graciously gave us some background and ...

P.E.O. Convention report at Chapter LT

P.E.O. Chapter LT met June 19 at 1 p.m. at First United Methodist Church. Jana Latham served as hostess. Co-Hostesses were Mary Baker and Joan Heddens. The meeting was opened in due form by President Gina Ruddock with 24 members answering roll call. Ruddock, the chapter’s state convention ...

Melbourne 4-H Club prepares for the county fair

MELBOURNE — The Melbourne 4-H Club met March 19 with 16 members and 11 visitors present. Roll call was name your favorite college basketball team. Important upcoming dates were discussed. Reminders of Sheep/Goat and Swine weigh in dates. The club assigned groups to work on club booth, fair ...

Elks hold annual Awards Night

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Marshalltown Elks held its annual Awards Night on June 15 during the monthly family night supper. Pictured is Jon Needs, Exalted Ruler with award recipients: Paul “Buck” Warnell, Officer of the Year; Vanessa Engel, Citizen of the Year and Diane Hunt, Elk of the Year.

Linn Creek Arts Festival topic at Noon Optimist

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshalltown met at the Best Western Regency Inn on June 29 with President John Danielson presiding. Rev. Michael Herschberger provided the invocation and the club followed with the Pledge of Allegiance. One guest was in attendance, Nancy Earney, wife of club member ...