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Club News

Lioness hear about training of leader dogs for the blind

The Marshalltown Lioness met on March 9, at the First United Church of Christ with President Dessa Hattenfield presiding. The meeting opened with the Pledge of Allegiance, singing of “God Bless America” and table grace led by Charlotte McGinty. A meal furnished by Mary Bryant and Martha ...

P.E.O. Chapter LT installs officers for 55th year

P.E.O. Chapter LT elected and installed officers for its 55th year at a regular meeting on March 2 at St. Henry’s Church dining room. The officers for the 2020-21 year are President, Mariam Koenigs; Recording Secretary, Rhonda Miller; Treasurer, Karen Berger; Chaplain, Lisa Koester; ...

Tuesday Musical hosts guest day

Tuesday Musical Club sponsored a guest day on March 10 at Fisher Community Center. The program “Dueling Pianos” was presented by Kay Beach, Jan Randall, Colette Benge and Christine Norman. The audience enjoyed a wide variety of piano duets. Donations received will benefit the Tuesday ...

VFW Auxiliary presents weighted blanket to veteran

VFW Auxiliary members Linda Fuller and Donna Mitchem sew weighted blankets for area veterans. These blankets help veterans with sleep disorders and PTSD. Pictured is Rick Johnson receiving his weighted blanket from Mitchem.

Binford Board discusses repair work

On March 12, the Marshalltown Federation of Women’s Clubs Board met at Binford House with 11 members and one guest present. A report from a committee on the evaluation and update of catering agreement was made by Ce Hubbard, Sandy Short and Sheryl Readout. There was also discussion of the ...

Sigma Master discusses State Convention

Sigma Master Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi met for lunch at El Portal on March 10. President Caralee Hutchens thanked LaVonne Pollard for hosting. Ten members, two guests answered to roll call with the question: “Do you celebrate St. Patrick’s Day?” Five members were marked as absent. All ...

Beaman Auxiliary chooses Girls State representative

Abigail Frank, the daughter of Jeff and Jen Frank, of Conrad, has been chosen by the Beaman Legion Auxiliary Unit 131 as its Girl State Delegate for 2020. Frank will attend Girls State June 14-19 at Drake University in Des Moines. Frank is a Junior at BCLUW Schools and is involved in pep band, ...

ISU Extension and Outreach at Rotary

Dr. John Lawrence, vice president for ISU Extension, visited the Marshalltown Rotary luncheon meeting on March 10 to update the club on some of the outreach activities his team is involved in. There are plenty of good things going on both statewide and within Marshall County when it comes ...

Citizen of the Year Roast details announced

The Optimist Club of Marshalltown has announced the details of the 2020 Citizen of the Year Roast to honor Margaret Gervich. The Roast event will be held on April 2 at Elmwood Country Club. Social hour will begin at 5:30 p.m. with a cash bar, the chicken breast/Scottish salmon dinner at 6:30 ...

Adventures in costuming Central Iowa Sewing Guild

Take a walk on the wild side as Sarah Clark shares her adventures in designing and sewing costumes at Central Iowa Sewing Guild 9 a.m. to noon on March 21 at the Trinity Methodist Church, 102 Lynwood Drive, Huxley. Clark has designed and sewn costumes for her dance studio, Inspiring Dance, as ...

Tama County veterans presented Quilts of Valor

Members of the Central Iowa Quilt Sew-ciety honored Eight Tama County Veterans at a Quilt of Valor presentation held at the Tama VFW Hall. Honored were Kelly Buckley, Navy-Desert Storm; Bob Reinbrecht, Army-World War ll/POW; Kim Banes, Army-Enduring Freedom (War on Terrorism); Vietnam Army ...

Prairieville Ladies host potluck dinner

The annual Prairieville Ladies potluck dinner was held this year at the Kopper Kettle in the Vets Home with Darlene Manz, Renie Loney and Tracy MacBeth hosting. Thirteen members and their families enjoyed delicious hot entries and several dessert choices. President Loney called the business ...

‘An Iowan in China’ program at Entre Nous

Entre Nous Club met on March 3 at Binford House for lunch and a program by Jonathan Hull. Twelve members were present and hostesses were Ce Hubbard and Sheryl Readout. President Marlys Ankrum opened the meeting with members reciting The American’s Creed. Secretary Eleanor Stegmann read ...

Quilt of Valor presented

Richard Coleman, U.S. Marine during the Korean War, was recently awarded a Quilt of Valor at Glenwood Place by Central Iowa Quilt Sew-ciety members Marvis Drew, Charlene Hulin and Pam Blake with many family members present.

Chapter DA makes plans for state convention

Chapter DA of the National TTT Society met on March 3 at Loretta Trullinger’s home. Doris Langenbau assisted the hostess. President Erma Meyer called the meeting to order. The Feb. 2 minutes were read and approved. The treasurer gave her report and it will be filed for audit. All standing ...

Matins hear about UnityPoint expansion

Program Host Edie Hodges introduced the Regional Director of UnityPoint, Shari King. King told the Matins that groundbreaking will be this July for the new 38.4 million dollar hospital, clinic and emergency room at the south campus and will be in service by late 2021 or early 2022.

Toastmasters Club makes big wave at Speech Contest

Marshalltown’s award-winning public speaking club, Crosswinds Toastmasters, held its head up high on March 7 in Fort Dodge with notable victories during both the Area International Speech Contest and the Area Speech Evaluation Contest at the Iowa Central Community College. Crosswinds took ...

March Student Rotarians visit Rotary

The Marshalltown Rotary club welcomes student Rotarians for the month of March: Olivia Brintnall, Madison Hunter and Luis Avila Zamora. Not pictured: Josue Martinez Torres.

St. Patrick’s Day Card Party is March 16 at American Legion

The American Legion Auxiliary, Frank Lewis Glick Unit 46 of Marshalltown will be sponsoring its annual St. Patrick’s Card Party at 6 p.m. on March 16 at the post home, lower level, 1301 S. Sixth St. There will be many, many door prizes provided by local merchants and a 50/50 drawing held, ...

History of Tuesday Musical presented

Tuesday Musical Club met at the Mowry Irvine Mansion on Feb. 25. An interesting and entertaining program on the history of the club was presented by Karen Engesser, pictured. Refreshments were served by Michelle Roseburrough and Deborah Nuss.