Club News

Chapter BB hears report from state convention

The regular meeting of Chapter BB was held Monday at the Glenwood Place community room with Jan More as hostess and Carolyn Anderson, Sue Cope and Marian Gibbs serving on the tea committee. A report was made by delegate Mary Kenagy and visitor member Anderson of the 125th Annual Convention of ...

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Anne Selness, director of Marshalltown’s Parks and Recreation Department, told the club about the many activities and facilities the department oversees. Noon Lion’s Club President Rev. Wally Paige welcomed Selness to the meeting.

Many adult activities presented to Noon Lions

Marshalltown Noon Lions Club President, Wally Paige presided over the club’s meeting on Monday. When the meal and opening activities were completed, he turned to Program Director Allan Thoreson who introduced Anne Selness, director of Marshalltown’s Parks and Recreation Department, who told ...

Coach Bacon talks MHS boys’ track at Optimists

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshalltown met at the Best Western Regency Inn on June 1 with President John Danielson presiding. Danielson provided the invocation and the club followed with the Pledge of Allegiance. One guests was in attendance, Lincon Guerra. Greg DeSaulniers presented the ...

Pilgrim Heights program at Kiwanis P.M.

The Kiwanis P.M. met for there regular meeting at O’Hungry’s Wednesday. Gary Mason called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence. Ann Kent introduced the speaker Jane Meyer, a volunteer and board member at Pilgrim Heights. Meyer has been ...

Rotarians hear about Regenexx and stem cell research

After some fine dining at Elmwood Country Club, President Bill Fitzgerald rang the bell to get the Tuesday Marshalltown Rotary meeting underway. John Fink opened with prayer and Pledge of Allegiance and Denny Grabenbauer led in celebrating birthdays and anniversaries of membership. Guests ...

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Garden Club celebrates National Garden Week

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Marshalltown Garden Club kicked off National Garden Week, which ran from June 4-10, with a red, white and blue display of red and white peonies and a blue delphinium at the Marshalltown Public Library’s main desk.

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Rotary members helped Pat Apgar celebrate his 70th anniversary of membership this week. Apgar is holding the glass he joked about returning to Elmwood. He told the story of having it in hand during a fire evacuation at a meeting years ago.

Apgar celebrates 70 years in Rotary

The Girls state golf meet was being held at Elmwood, so parking for the May 30 Marshalltown Rotary luncheon was scarce. John Fink opened with the meeting with prayer and Pledge of Allegiance. Guests included David Giese and UnityPoint President Dustin Wright. Pat Apgar is celebrating his ...

Public invited to IWARN Field Day

PARKERSBURG — Iowa Wireless Amateur Radio Network is a group of ham radio operators from Butler, Franklin, Hardin, Grundy, Marshall and Tama Counties. IWARN invites the public to join in the annual Field Day event from 1 p.m. on June 24 through 1 p.m. on June 25 at Miracle Park and American ...

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Lioness Club donates to MPD

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Pictured is Robert Maile, President of the Marshalltown Lioness Club, presenting Mike Tupper, Police Chief of the Marshalltown Police Department, a check for $1,000 to use for storage for the data from the body cameras recently acquired by the department. The donation came ...

Laurel Legion Auxiliary prepared for Memorial Day activities

LAUREL — The Laurel Harold McBroom American Legion Auxiliary May meeting was called to order by President Laura Tribby, in forum. Chaplain, Betty Nikkei, opened in prayer. Members recited the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag, silence for POW/MIA and deceased veterans and sang “God Bless ...

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The Rotary Club welcomed and recognized the 2017 recipients of Marshalltown Rotary Foundation scholarships to its weekly luncheon. Pictured are Mary Drummer, Whitney Canaday and Morgan Van Staalduine.

Hoff helps members understand Marshalltown Rotary Foundation

Bill Fitzgerald rang the bell to get the May 23 edition of the Marshalltown Rotary Club luncheon meeting underway. John Fink offered a prayer and led in the Pledge of Allegiance. More than 55 members were present and guests were welcomed from the Newton and Grinnell Rotary clubs. Bonnie Lowery ...

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Kiwanis P.M. President-elect Greg Baker welcomes UnityPoint Health-Marshalltown President Dustin Wright as the speaker for the evening.

Wright speaks on UnityPoint Health

The regular meeting of the Kiwanis P.M. was held at O’Hungry’s on Wednesday. The meeting was called to order at 7 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence by president elect Greg Baker. Ann Kent introduce guests Joyce Elliot and Dustin Wright. It’s a new day in health ...

Auxiliary Unit #46 discusses Memorial Day activities

The American Legion Auxiliary Unit #46 met at the Post Home. Hostess for the evening was Marlene Hartwig. The meeting was called to order by president Arlene Kremer. Minutes of the previous meeting and the treasurer’s report were read and approved. Correspondence received included thank-you ...

Noon Optimists Club hears about Primary Health Care

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshalltown met at the Best Western Regency Inn on May 18 with President John Danielson presiding. Rev. Michael Herschberger provided the invocation and the club followed with the Pledge of Allegiance. Guests in attendance were Tracy Mentor and the guest speaker for ...

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Matins Kiwanis President Don Feld, left, and program chair Frank Moran welcome Casey Wendt, social worker involved with Pathway to Hope at the Salvation Army.

Pathway of Hope program at Matins Kiwanis

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

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Sgt. Rick Lang, of the Marshalltown Police Department, third from left, accepts the Ron Galloway Respect for Law Award from the Marshalltown Morning Optimist Club at a recent club meeting. Also present at the presentation were, left to right, Teresa Lang, Carol Lang, Sgt. Lang, Cindy Egleston, Chief Michael Tupper and Lt. Ron Ohrt. The annual award was named for Capt. Ron Galloway, deceased member of the Marshalltown Police Department and the Morning Optimist Club.

Lang presented the Galloway Award

The Marshalltown Morning Optimist Club held their weekly meeting Tuesday at The Brew House. Co-President Linda Moore opened the meeting with the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of reflection. Guests present were Sgt. Rick Lang, Teresa Lang, Carol Lang, Lt Ron Ohrt, Chief Mike Tupper and ...

New Alliant plant topic at Noon Kiwanis

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 Mike Gowdy and Jim ...

Club Briefs, May 28, 2017

Cottey College program at Chapter BB The regular meeting of Chapter BB was held Monday at the Ember’s Coffee Shop with Barb Ytzen as hostess and LaDonna Allison, Irene Sheeler and Dorothy Stone serving on the tea committee. Allison gave a presentation about the P.E.O. Project, Continuing ...

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VFW presents flag

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Nancy (Gunderson) Myers’ father, Charles O. Gunderson served eight months in the European Theater, 41st Engineers in World War II, U.S. Army. The Veterans of Foreign Wars 839 presented her a United States Flag at their May meeting. The Flag will be display at the Toledo ...

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Elks honor scholarship winners

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Marshalltown Elks Lodge #312 received word that three scholarships were offered by the Iowa State Elks Association to area seniors. The scholarships are in conjunction with the Most Valuable Scholarship as part of the National Elks Foundation program. The Marshalltown Elks ...