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Club News

American Legion hosts April meeting

The ALA April 13 meeting was opened by Deb Miller, president, at the American Legion Post 46 in the lower level. Opening Prayer was given by Dorothy Hellberg, chaplain. Pledge of Allegiance and Preamble to the Constitution were recited. Thirteen members answered roll call.Jessica Bolen was ...

Officers to remain one more year

Harry C. Harter Post Commander Rob Shepherd presided over 14 members in attendance. After first and second call elections, it looks as if Shepherd and most of the current officers will remain for another year in office. Rick Johnson, assistant quartermaster, headed nominations during the ...

P.E.O. Chapter LT met April 5

P.E.O. Chapter LT had a Zoom meeting April 5 with 17 members participating and Rhonda Miller conducting her first meeting as president. Gina Ruddick reported on the Iowa Sarah Porter Beckwith Friendship Fund. Any Stahlin reported on the International Continuing Education ...

How to improve Elks Park

The Marshalltown Parks and Recreation Department is looking for input for the Elks Park neighborhood on what amenities they would like to see improved or added at Elks Park, 516 N Third Street. A Community Engagement Meeting will be held from 5 p.m. to 6 p.m., Wednesday the park. Anyone ...

Marshalltown Modern Woodmen recognized for event

Members of Modern Woodmen of America Chapter 385 in Marshalltown were recently recognized for coordinating an exemplary Hometown Hero event. The group, led by activities coordinator Mary Blom, honored an 86-year-old woman who made hundreds of face masks for the community. In addition to ...

Chapter MJ elects officers

At the monthly Zoom meeting for PEO Chapter MJ on March 1, officers were installed for the 2021-22 year. They were President Rheba Yost, Vice President Charlene Martin, Recording Secretary Chris Melde, Corresponding Secretary Marki McKibben, Treasurer Andria Helgerson, Chalin Barb McBride, ...

American Legion Auxiliary holds Spring Conference

The Marshall County Spring Conference of American Legion Auxiliary was held March 13 at the Conrad Legion Hall. The host unit was Conrad. Registration was at 9 a.m. and cost was $1. Parliamentarian was Barb Blake. The flags were posted at the head table and the MIA/POW flag was dropped on ...

Auxiliary Unit 46 loses 20 members

The American Legion Auxiliary, Unit 46 held their meeting on March 9 in the lower level of the American Legion Post 46. The meeting was called to order by Deb Miller, president. Opening prayer was given by Dorothy Hellberg, chaplain. The Pledge of Allegiance and Preamble was recited ...

Chapter MJ installs new officers

The monthly Zoom business meeting for PEO Chapter MJ was held at 7 p.m. on March 1. The following officers were installed for the 2021-22 year: President, Rheba Yost; Vice President, Charlene Martin; Recording Secretary, Chris Melde; Corresponding Secretary, Marki McKibben; Treasurer, ...

Chapter BB elects officers

P.E.O. Chapter BB met via Zoom on March 1 with Carolyn Anderson presiding and 10 members answering roll call. Officers were elected for the 2021-2022 calendar year: President, Carolyn Anderson; Vice President, Carol Terry; Recording Secretary, ...

Modern Woodmen of America donate to Iowa Valley Education and Training Center

Stephen Blom, a member of the Modern Woodmen of America youth service club, presents Kathy Siebring and JoAnn Carpenter, ESL teachers at the Iowa Valley Education and Training Center, with donations of tablets, folders, gift bags, and notes of encouragement for the ESL students and teachers. ...

Many items discussed at VFW Auxiliary

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary of Post 839 met on Tuesday at the Post home. The meeting started at 6 p.m. There were 10 members present. President Connie Kennelley conducted the meeting according to the ritual. The Pledge of Allegiance was spoken. The February minutes were read and ...

Evening Lions host program at Elmwood

Mary Mauk, Executive Director of Guiding Star of Marshalltown, was the program for the Marshalltown Evening Lions at the Elmwood Country Club on March 3rd, 2021. Mary told the Lions about the goals, resources, and services of the woman’s group as they volunteer and help serve any woman, any ...

P.E.O. Chapter LT installs new officers

.E.O. Chapter LT met via Zoom on Monday with Miriam Koenigs presiding and 13 members present. Elected officers for the 2020-21 year are President Rhonda Miller, Vice President Gina Ruddock, President Elect Lisa Koester, Recording Secretary Kay Iverson, Corresponding Secretary Lori Johnson, ...

Beta Sigma Phi have moment of silence

On Tuesday, seven members of Sigma Master Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi met at Marshall County Ag ISU Extension office for their monthly meeting. President Diane Hobson thanked Dorothy Perry and LaVonne Pollard for hosting. Roll call was taken by Alice Nicholson with the question: “What is your ...

VFW Auxiliary to donate money

The VFW Auxiliary meeting on Jan. 6 was called to order according to the rituals by Connie Kennelley, president. Fifteen members were present and answered roll call. The December minutes were read and approved. Sarah Johnston, Treasurer, gave the treasurer’s report and it was approved. ...

Evening Lions inducts new members

The Marshalltown Evening Lions met on January 6th and inducted three new members--all sponsored by Leon Hiracheta. Pictured are new members inducted at the Elmwood Country Club are Daisy and Cory Strait, sponsor Leon Hiracheta, and new member, Roger Drummer.

Rotary Club of Marshalltown presents Paul Harris & Kenneth Britnall awards

The Rotary Club of Marshalltown presented the Paul Harris and Kenneth Brintnall Awards to selected members at its holiday meeting on Dec. 15. Rotary member Dennis Drager presented the Paul Harris Fellow Awards, given in honor of Paul Harris who founded Rotary in 1905. Members or non-members ...

Finders receives Quilt of Valor

Lynn J. Finders served two years in the United States Army as a SP4-MC20 in a mortar platoon in Vietnam. After returning to the United States, he was a demolition expert for trainees in Fort Benning, Ga. His unit participated in many battles. Pictured are he and Julie McNair who pieced, quilted ...