Club News

Marshalltown VFW reviews busy July agenda

Veterans programs involving disability benefits and military honors for deceased comrades highlighted discussions during Tuesday’s Marshalltown Veterans of Foreign Wars meeting. Pre-planning for a July 29 VFW garage sale also took up business topics. Outgoing Harry C. Harter Post 839 ...

VFW Auxiliary prepares for garage sale

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary to Post 839 met on Tuesday. The meeting started at 6:30 p.m. with nine present. Tucker Schiebel’s Patriotic Art picture was displayed. Linda Tasler, president, conducted the meeting according to the ritual. General Orders were read, Pledge of ...

Kinser speaks to Optimists on upcoming city issues

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 more flags will need to be built before the flag raising on Flag Day. ...

Sewing Guild Garage Sale set for June 17

HUXLEY — Central Iowa Sewing Guild will host a Sewing Challenge and Fabric/Sewing Garage Sale from 11 a.m. to 12 p.m., for the general public, on June 17 at Trinity Methodist Church in Huxley. It’s sewing challenge time! What can you create from men’s old dress shirts? Put on your ...

‘Happily Ever After’ luncheon open to all area women

WELLSBURG — Grundy Area Women’s Connection presents “Happily Ever After” beginning at 12:30 p.m., June 20, with a luncheon at the Wellsburg Memorial Building, 501 N. Adams, Wellsburg, all area women are invited. Speaker for the day will be Arlene Gabrialson from Mankato, Minn., with ...

Liscomb Auxiliary elects new officers

LISCOMB — Liscomb Legion Auxiliary Unit 87 met on June 1 at the Community Church in Union with Dorothy Sorensen as hostess. President Sharon Hatch called the meeting to order at 1:30 p.m. with five ladies answering roll call telling what event they attended on Memorial Day. Chaplain pro-tem ...

Kiwanis Noon discusses busy June

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 Ken ...

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 ...

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 ...

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.

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...