Club News

Noon Lions hears about Central Iowa RSVP

On Monday, the usual lunch and meeting rituals were presided over by Marshalltown Noon Lions President Wally Paige. Allan Thoreson, program director, introduced Linda Von Holten, volunteer coordinator of Central Iowa RSVP. RSVP, a national program with units across the country, originated in ...

Auxiliary business conducted at Laurel Legion Auxiliary

LAUREL — The Laurel Harold McBroom American Legion Auxiliary met at the Laurel Methodist Church on April 19, due to possible severe thunderstorms and tornados were predicted where there is a basement,. The meeting was called to order in forum by President Laura Tribby. Chaplain Betty Nikkei ...

Kiwanis ‘Noon’ holds board meeting

The Kiwanis Club of Marshalltown “Noon” held its regular meeting Tuesday at the American Legion Hall, 1301 S. Sixth S. President Linda Dodd Smith called the meeting to order. After the pledge to the flag, The Lord’s Prayer was said in unison. Happy Dollars were donated by Mike Gowdy, Ken ...

Rierson presents program on new fire/police building to Noon Optimists

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshalltown met at the Best Western Regency Inn on April 27 with President John Danielson presiding. Danielson provided the invocation and the club followed with the Pledge of Allegiance. One guest, Ray Helland from the Morning Optimist Club of Marshalltown, was in ...

AMP program presented at Morning Optimist

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. Ray Helland reported that the newly formed Junior Optimist International club members have chosen ...

Tuesday Musical Club award scholarships

“I’m really excited to be rewarded for something I love so much,” said Marshalltown High School junior Hadley Wagner after being notified that she will receive a scholarship to attend a music camp of her choice this summer. Hadley is the daughter of Randy and Julie Wagner, and plans to ...

Gold Star Museum program presented at Noon Optimist

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshalltown met at the Best Western Regency Inn on April 20 with President John Danielson presiding. Rev. Mike Herschberger provided the invocation and the club followed with the Pledge of Allegiance. One guest was in attendance. Greg DeSaulniers presented the club ...

Club Briefs, April 30, 2017

Chapter JU sees Stage 2 Sell It program P.E.O. Chapter JU met April 17 at the Marshalltown Public Library. President Kirstan Condit conducted the business meeting with 20 members and one visitor present. Condit thanked Margaret Johnson for hosting the meeting along with the tea committee of ...

Garden Club prepares for upcoming plant sale

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Members of the Marshalltown Garden Club (from left) Connie Pugh, Bev Welder, Vicky Otto, Sue Ashton and Jean Klosterman are hard at work preparing for the club’s upcoming plant and bake sale on at the Anson Shelter House at South Third Avenue and East Anson Street. Hours ...

Gigantic Kiwanis PM garage sale May 18-20

On May 18-20, the Kiwanis PM will hold the largest garage sale ever in Marshall County. Since its inception nearly 17 years ago the Kiwanis PM Garage sale has grown from a small sale at Kiwanis Park to completely filling the Activities Building at the County Fair Grounds. Since that time ...

Spinning Wheel Chapter initiates new member

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO The Spinning Wheel Chapter of National Society Daughters of the American Revolution met April 22. Chaplain Marge Ziscovsky initiated Shirley Zaiger into the chapter. Chaplain Ziscovsky also gave the program on Madonna of the Trail. Refreshments were served by Barbara Wacha, ...

Lions Foundation trustee speaks to Evening Lions

The Marshalltown Evening Lions started this month out with the students from Development for the Advancement of History. It was great to hear their enthusiasm for history and connecting with the community through service and fundraising. We ended the month with a update from Allen Ricks, of ...

Chief Rierson details new fire/police station at Matins Kiwanis

Matins Kiwanis met Thursday at 6:30 a.m. in the Salvation Army building and were greeted by Frank Moran. Token Fines were paid by Alan Hilleman, Moran, Michael Sills, John Page, Glen Christen and Loren Fisher with Happy Dollars coming from Moran, Ron Nauman, Otto Welfring, Hilleman, Joe ...

Beta Sigma Phi holds luncheon meeting

Sigma Master Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi met for a luncheon meeting on April 25 at Mama DiGrado’s Pasta and Pizza. President Jan Keller opened the meeting thanking Ginny Bumsted for hosting. Twelve members and one guest answered Roll Call with the question: “What is your favorite thing to start ...

Preparations continue for Chapter BB’s 120th

P.E.O. Chapter BB met at 1 p.m. on Monday at the Binford House. Jane Bauer, Noel Lund and Julie Squires served as co-hostesses. Chaplain, Mandy Abernathy read devotions from Philippians 4: 4-13. Vice-President, Sylvia Lowrance presided over the meeting with 24 members answering roll call. Jean ...

Matins Kiwanis hear program on Pilgrim Heights

Matins Kiwanis met Thursday morning at 6:30 a.m. in the Salvation Army building and were greeted by Jeff Rasmussen. Token Fines were paid by Beth Stillwell and Rasmussen with Happy Dollars coming from Don Feld, Ron Nauman, Frank Moran and Andy Schwandt and Free Breakfasts won by Moran and ...

American Legion Post #46 conducts April business

American Legion Post #46 held its regular meeting on April 6 with Vice-Commander Kevin Huseboe taking charge of the meeting in the Commanders absence. Sgt. at Arms Bob Popp placed the POW-MIA flag on the empty chair as is customary at all Legion Family meetings. The Pledge of Allegiance and ...

P.E.O. chapters celebrate Founder’s Day

The six Marshalltown area P.E.O. chapters celebrated Founder’s Day April 8 with a brunch at Hope United Methodist Church with 43 attending. The invocation was given by Chapter NU, from Marshalltown. The tables were decorated with various bird houses and name tags were cut out bird houses. ...

Murder Mystery Dinner Event at Binford House

The Marshalltown Federation of Women’s Clubs Board is sponsoring a fundraiser, Murder Mystery Dinner Event, at Binford House on June 24. Those who are interested can join the fun by gathering a table of eight to have a meal while figuring out the clues to a murder mystery with the game ...

Future of Marshalltown hospital discussed at Rotary

The April 18 Marshalltown Rotary meeting held at Elmwood Country Club opened with prayer and Pledge of Allegiance led by Nancy Steveson. An overflow crowd was on hand for the luncheon. Introducing guests were Tami Lichtenberg, Val Ruff, Mike Schlesinger and Robert Moore. Dawnett Willis and ...