Club News

Iowa’s penal system topic of discussion at Rotary

After some fine dining at Elmwood Country Club, Dennis Drager rang the bell to get the May 16 Marshalltown Rotary meeting under way. John Fink led in prayer and Pledge of Allegiance. Carol Hibbs, Mark Osmundson, Mary Giese and Bob Moore introduced guests. Guests included Unity Point President ...

Steamboat Rock Library receives donation from Hardin Women Who Care

ELDORA — 100+ Women Who Care Hardin County recently presented a check in the amount of $7,300 to the Steamboat Rock Library to support the expansion and renovation of the library. “The library’s goal is to maintain quality services, resources and learning opportunities through a variety ...

Crime Stoppers program at Noon Optimist

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshalltown met at the Best Western Regency Inn on Thursday with President John Danielson presiding. Rev. Michael Herschberger provided the invocation and the club followed with the Pledge of Allegiance. No guests were in attendance besides the meetings guest speaker. ...

Sigma Master Chapter celebrates Mother’s Day

Sigma Master Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi met for Mother’s Day salad luncheon at the home of Jan Keller with her mother, Louise Powers hosting on Tuesday. Table was decorated with a rose vase surrounded with chocolate for each member. The meeting opened with Keller reading a Memorial Tribute for ...

City Manager Kinser tells Noon Lions of goals for Marshalltown

After lunch, group singing, the Pledge of Allegiance and a prayer, The Marshalltown Noon Lions Club, on Monday led by President Wally Paige turned to Program Chairman Allan Thoreson for introduction of the program of the day. Presented to the club was Marshalltown City Manager, Jessica Kinser, ...

Lioness Club hears year end total of KidSight screenings in Marshall County

The Marshalltown Lioness met on Monday at the First United Church of Christ. The evening began with the Pledge of Allegiance following by the group singing “God Bless America.” A potluck supper furnished by club officers followed. Dianne Maile, KidSight coordinator, reported on the year ...

American Legion members hold meeting, discuss Freedom Rock

Commander Randy Kessler formally opened the meeting at 7:05 p.m. In the newly remodeled lower level of the post home. As is customary in all meetings the Commander calls for all members to come to attention and salute the flag and the chaplain Don Bailey gave the opening prayer. Sgt-at-Arms Bob ...

Morning Optimists present Stanley Scholarship to Megan Messina

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. In a matter of club business, Dorothy McHone passed around the times of sunrises and sunsets for the ...

Ag in the Classroom 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, Dodd Smith led a prayer. Happy Dollars were donated by Mike Gowdy, Deb Ewoldt, Laurel ...

Liscomb Legion Auxiliary conducts May meeting

LISCOMB — The Liscomb Legion Auxiliary Unit 87 met on May 4 at 1:30 p.m. at the Liscomb Community Center, hostess was Sharon Hatch. Six members answered roll call stating their favorite May Basket memory, one guest Jean Drury was present. Chaplain Vickie Penner gave devotions followed by ...

Lions club prepares glasses for donation

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Pictured are Lion members Stan Rebik, left, and Ronald Hersom working on collecting, sorting, washing, cleaning, repairing, getting the prescription from a machine called the lensometer, and then labeling and boxing a total of 50 glasses per shipping box. Marshalltown Lions ...

Melbourne Masons

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Melbourne Masons Jeff Lanning and Dean Shoppe present scholarship checks to Shay Slifka and Georgia Porter, both of the West Marshall School District. Iowa Masons select 65 public school students to receive a $2,000 scholarship annually. This year there were 650 applications ...

May Baskets made at Chapter JU

P.E.O. Chapter JU met on May 1 at the Marshalltown Public Library. President Kirstan Condit conducted the business meeting with 20 members present. Ann Bresler was thanked for hosting the meeting with the tea committee of Shirley Bowman, Cindy Wise and Susan Weaver. Following the business ...

Peschong presented Educational Excellence Award

Psi Chapter Delta Kappa Gamma held its last meeting for the 2016-17 school year at the Marshalltown Public Library with a potluck supper. Lea Ann Peschong was presented the Educational Excellence Award for 2017. Peschong is a speech-language pathologist with special assignments of ...

Diamond in the Ruff program at Rotary

The Tuesday Marshalltown Rotary luncheon meeting was held at Elmwood Country Club. John Fink opened with prayer and Pledge of Allegiance. Checks from the Rotary club for $500 each were presented to Reach Out and Read and Iowa River Hospice. Samantha Vance introduced Bev Espenscheid and ...

Entre Nous hears program on L.U.N.A.

Entre Nous Club met at Binford House on May 2 for its last regular luncheon meeting of the 2016-17 year. There were 11 members and two guests present. Hostesses were Marlys Ankrum and Audrey Hafar. President Mary Lou Tappe opened the meeting with members reciting the Pledge of Allegiance and ...

P.E.O. Chapter celebrates 120 Years

P.E.O. Chapter BB of Marshalltown will celebrate 120 continuous years of existence at an afternoon tea on May 21 at the Historic Tallcorn Towers Ballroom. The chapter was established after two women met in 1895. Cornelia Singleton, a nurse and wife of an ophthalmologist, and a teacher, Nettie ...

Bobcat Special Olympics topic at Kiwanis PM

The regular meeting of the Kiwanis P.M. Club was held Wednesday at O’Hungry’s. President elect Greg Baker called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. with the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence. Ann Kent introduced speaker Jennifer Hart representing Special Olympics. Hart, Parks and ...

Students in charge of Rotary for the day, discuss ‘Rock the Roundhouse’

A large number of Student Rotarians were on hand to take charge of the May 2 Rotary meeting at Elmwood. Immaculate Edwin provided background music during the luncheon after which Isabella Pederson rang the bell to kick things off. Aspen Chadderdon led in a leadership-themed prayer and the ...

Youth Standing Strong presented at Matins

Matins Kiwanis met Thursday morning at 6:30 a.m. in the Salvation Army building and were greeted by Steve Bolar. After the Pledge of Allegiance, the invocation was delivered by Frank Moran. A Token Fine was paid by Joe Robertson and Happy Dollars were donated from Andy Schwandt, Paul Heckman ...