Club News

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 ...

Quakerdale is topic for Matins Kiwanis

Matins Kiwanis met Thursday morning at 6:30 a.m. in the Salvation Army building and were greeted by Joe Ludley. Token Fines were paid by Andy Schwandt, Mike Fields, Ludley and Alan Hilleman with Happy Dollars coming from Frank Moran, Glen Christen, Hilleman, Andy and Martha Schwandt and Joe ...

Binford Barn Sale is July 22

The Marshalltown Federation of Women’s Club Board has made plans for the next Binford Barn Sale, 110 N. Second Ave., behind Binford House, to be from 8-11 a.m. on July 22, the same hours as the Farmer’s Market at the Cartright Pavillion next door. The donations of nice kitchen utensils, ...

Shoopman presents program on Medicare fraud

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshalltown met at the Best Western Regency Inn on June 15 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 Park. Greg DeSaulniers ...

St. Mary’s Class of 1952 celebrates 65 years

On Monday, Class of St. Mary’s High School 1952 met at 8 a.m. Mass with Fr. Tom Braak (‘51 grad) at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Marshalltown to celebrate the 65th Class Anniversary. After Mass, the class had coffee and donuts at the home of Marilyn Naughton, assisted by Gerry Best and ...

Lions scholarship winners visit Evening Lions

The Evening Lions met last Wednesday at the Salvation Army at 6:30 p.m., and after an excellent meal, we introduced and listened to three Marshalltown High School Lion’s Scholarship winners who were able to bring their families and to receive their $500 scholarships. They were chosen largely ...

Swarts discusses art with Kiwanis P.M.

The regular meeting of the Kiwanis P.M. was called to order at 7 p.m. on June 21 at O’Hungry’s. President Kenny Lamb called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence. Ann Kent introduced guest Tina Humrichouse and the speaker Pam Swarts. Swarts is the ...

NSDAR installs new officers

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO The Spinning Wheel Chapter NSDAR met June 14 at Fisher Community Center for their annual Flag Day potluck. Guest speaker was Gary Thompson from Early May. State Organizing Secretary Marlys Ankrum installed new officers: Pauline Smith, librarian; Diane Hobson, treasurer; ...

Elks donate to local Girl Scouts

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Marshalltown Elks Lodge #312 annually gives out a donation for summer camp to a local youth organization. This year the Lodge selected to give to the Scouts. Pictured is Brandi Eberle, Girl Scout troop 739 leader on the left, accepting a check for $100 from Lodge #312 Loyal ...

Elks donate to local Boy Scouts

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Marshalltown Elks Lodge #312 annually gives out a donation for summer camp to a local youth organization. This year the Lodge selected to give to the Scouts. This year the Lodge donated $100 to Boy Scout troop 308. On hand to accept the check from Diane Hunt, Lodge #312 ...

Sudan wells and Green Castle updates at Rotary

Mike Stegmann, long-time director of Marshall County Conservation was on hand to present the day’s program to the Marshalltown Rotary club. The June 20 edition of the luncheon was held in the confines of the ballroom at Elmwood. Richard Graves led the way with a prayer and Pledge of ...

TOPS 1440 member named state TOPS royalty

The TOPS State Recognition Days were held May 19 and 20 in Cedar Rapids. Kathy W. of the local TOPS 1440 Chapter was honored as the Runner-up State Queen for her weight loss and reaching KOPS status and maintaining that. She received a sash and flowers and was honored on stage during the event. ...

LIVESTRONG program presented at Matins Kiwanis

Matins Kiwanis met Thursday morning at 6:30 a.m. in the Salvation Army building and were greeted by Tammie Frederick. After the Pledge of Allegiance and invocation the buffet breakfast was served. Token Fines were paid by Frank Moran, Don Feld, Frederick and Alan Hilleman with Happy Dollars ...

Cleaniac the topic of discussion at Kiwanis ‘Noon’

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 Laurel Phipps, Jim Bacino ...