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Club News

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

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 ...

Garden Club to feature program on invasive weeds

Unwanted and invasive plants are threats to gardens and landscapes as well as agricultural fields and natural areas. The Marshalltown Garden Club announces that Bob Hartzler will take the podium as guest speaker at the upcoming meeting at 1 p.m. on June 5 to identify some of these persistent ...

Fienup named Lion of the Year for Evening Lions

The Marshalltown Evening Lions had another busy month. It started at the first meeting hearing the history of the eye glass sorting from Jim Bagnall. You may have seen Lions’ members around town collecting used eyeglasses. The sorting location is provided for us by Vic and Gail Hellberg. The ...

VFW Post and Auxiliary 839

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Phoebe Hermanson, a home-schooled student, won a third place state award in the Patriot’s Pen writing contest. She won the contest locally at VFW Post and Auxiliary 839, Third District contest and the third place at the state level. She received a certificate and monetary ...

Matins Kiwanis hear program on the Ardent Wellness Center

Matins Kiwanis met May 18 at 6:30 a.m. in the Salvation Army building and were greeted by Larry Kester. After the Pledge of Allegiance the invocation was given by Kester. The Buffet Breakfast was served and Token Fines were paid by Tammie Frederick and Loren Fisher with Happy Dollars coming ...

Program on Jonathon House presented at MCRSPA

The Marshall County Retired School Personnel Association met at Fisher Community Center on May 15. The program was by Carter Strand telling about the Jonathon House for orphans in Central African Republic. He has been involved with the orphans since 2012. The orphanage currently has 31 children ...

Izaak Walton League awards two grants for 2017

Winners for 2017’s Izaak Walton League college scholarship awards were presented to the Jared Riemenschneider and Allison Stegmann on May 10. The local Ikes Chapter receives applications each year prior to March 15. From those applications, the Ikes board members evaluate and approve grants. ...

Binford House plans for Murder Mystery Dinner

The Marshalltown Federation of Women’s Club Board will be sponsoring a Murder Mystery Dinner Event on June 24, at Binford House, 110 N. Second Ave., Marshalltown. This intriguing event will be at 5:30 p.m at the 1874 Victorian Binford House with instructions and clues given while the various ...