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Club News

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 ...

Hauschildt and Poling awarded Quilts of Valor

Army veterans and brother in laws were awarded a quilt of Valor at the home of cousin Marvis Drew. Allan Hauschildt and Keith Poling served during Vietnam. Hauschildt’s quilt — Stars and Stripes — was pieced by Cheryl Kupka and quilted by Marybeth Pusillo. Poling’s Army Panel quilt was ...

Elks donate to YSS

Accepting the check from Marshalltown Elks Lodge 312 is Darcy Anderson from Youth & Shelter Services. She works with youth who are 17 and older aging out of the foster care system to make sure their needs are met.

VFW Auxiliary holds July meeting

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary of Post 839 met on July 16 at the post home. The meeting started at 6 p.m. with 11 members present. Connie Kennelley, president, conducted the meeting according to the ritual and the Pledge of Allegiance was spoken. The minutes were read from the ...

Marshall County public health nurse addresses Rotarians

Following a time of fellowship with pianist Arlene Selby providing background music, Rotary President Mary Giese welcomed Marshalltown Rotarians to its noon gathering at the Elmwood Country Club on July 14. Members attended both in person and via Zoom. The club welcomed Texas Rotarian Amy ...

Quilts of Valor presented to three in Garwin

GARWIN — Three Garwin area men were presented with a Quilt of Valor during ceremonies at the Garwin City Park. Alan Kouba, Robert Kienzle and Stephen Kienzle were honored. Marvis Drew, President of the Central Iowa Quilt Sew-ciety was on hand to help with the presentations, as was State Rep. ...

VFW Auxiliary installs officers

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Officers for the 2020-21 VFW Auxiliary were installed at the June meeting. Pictured from left to right are: front row, seated, Connie Kennelley, president; middle row, Linda Tasler, junior vice president; Diane Welch, treasurer; Liz Polkiewicz, chaplain; Carol Ewalt, guard; ...

VFW Auxiliary honors members

Three members were recently honored for their 30 plus years of loyal service to the VFW Auxiliary at the June meeting. Pictured from left to right are: Deloris Clayton, Linda Tasler and Doris Lemker.

Rotary passes the gavel

Jim Goodman is seen passing the Marshalltown Rotary Club gavel to incoming President Mary Giese. Goodman was recognized for his steady handed leadership over the past 12 months at the club’s June 30 meeting. Giese noted that she is privileged to serve and is looking forward to uniting the ...

VFW Auxiliary installs new officers

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary of Post 839 met on June 18 at the post home. The meeting started at 6 p.m. with 18 members present. Connie Kennelley, president, conducted the meeting according to the ritual and the Pledge of Allegiance was spoken. May minutes were read and approved, ...

Flight to end polio presented at Rotary

The June 23 meeting of the Marshalltown Rotary club was held at Elmwood following lunch. Many members joined the meeting virtually via Zoom. President Jim Goodman gave a report of the food drive that occurred over the weekend. Good fellowship. Good visibility. Good cause. Speaking of a ...