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Club News

Student Rotarians hear about Future Ready Iowa

The January student Rotarians heard about Future Ready Iowa at the club’s Jan. 14 meeting. Pictured are Carson Beals, Avery Case, Samantha Snyder and Erica Johnson. Kathy Leggett with Iowa Workforce Development described monetary strategies and grass root collaborative efforts underway to ...

Lioness learn about the Evening Lions’ 50th anniversary

The Marshalltown Lioness held its Jan. 13 meeting at the First United Church of Christ beginning with a meal furnished by four Lioness. The prayer before the meal was led by Edith Podhajsky. Dessa Hattenfield, president, presided at the meeting. Correspondence was read from UnityPoint ...

Sigma Master holds first meeting of new year

Caralee Hutchens, president Sigma Master hosted the noon luncheon at Mama DiGrados’ Pasta & Pizza opening the meeting thanking eight members and one guest present. There were seven members absent. Roll call was taken by Alice Nicholson with the question: “What New Years’ resolution ...

New year begins for 100 Women Who Care

February begins the ninth year of 100 Women Who Care — Marshalltown meeting from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 6 at Calvin Rockett’s upper level. This women’s philanthropic organization started in 2012 with its first donation to the Animal Rescue League and has not stopped meeting ...

For the Love of Binford House event is Feb. 14 and 15

For the Love of Binford Event is at dinner beginning with a social hour with charcuterie and sparkling cider at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 14 and Feb. 15 at the house, 110 N. Second Ave., Marshalltown. Guests may bring and open their own wine. This is sponsored by the Marshalltown Federation of ...

Central Iowa Sewing Guild

Schoolhouse for Sewers at Central Iowa Sewing Guild from 9 a.m. to noon on Jan. 18 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 102 Lynwood Drive in Huxley will feature multiple mini-lessons on sewing topics. Learn about inserting a zipper in a knit garment, using fusible stabilizing tapes, applying ...

MHS select chorus sings Christmas carols

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshalltown met at the Marshalltown Public Library on Dec. 12 with President Brian Batterson presiding. Jim Grimmius introduced the Marshalltown High School select chorus directed by Amy Ose. The chorus presented a variety of different Christmas carols. The chorus has ...

Holiday breakfast for Prairieville Ladies

Prairieville Ladies Club met for a holiday breakfast at the Christmas decorated Binford House. Hostesses were Karen Oaks, Jeanie Burt and Alyce Quastad. President Renie Loney presided at the business meeting. Thirteen members and one guest, Sally Ramirez, answered roll call, “What was a ...

Rotary hears about Iowa Caucus process

The Marshalltown Rotary club greeted a new calendar year with its Tuesday luncheon at the Orpheum Black Box Theater. Bobby Shomo led with a prayer and Pledge of Allegiance while January birthday and membership anniversaries were recognized by John Fink. A trio of Rotarians got some applause ...

Chapter DA wraps up nut project

Chapter DA of the National TTT Society met Monday at the Marshalltown Library. Refreshments were served by Sharon Brimmer and Jean Miller. Members enjoyed a social time. President Erma Meyer called the business meeting to order. The secretary’s reports from November and December were read ...

Tuesday Musical Christmas

Tuesday Musical Club members met at First United Methodist Church on Dec. 10 for a “mini-guest day” to enjoy a variety of Christmas music. Vocal, flute, harp, piano, organ and recorder music was performed. Members and guests enjoyed refreshments following served by Cindy Mack and Marilyn ...

VFW Auxiliary hosts annual Christmas party

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary of Post 839 met on Dec. 14, at the Post home. The meeting started at 5 p.m. There were 16 members present. Connie Kennelley, president, conducted the meeting according to the ritual. The Pledge of Allegiance was spoken. The November minutes were read and ...

Marshalltown Men’s Choir

Matins Kiwanis were treated to a fun performance by the Marshalltown Men’s Choir. The choir also performed at the Veterans Home and The Embers on Sunday.

Binford House Board holds Christmas meeting

The Marshalltown Federation of Women’s Clubs Board was hosted in the home of president David Giese and his wife, Mary. Members were treated to a brunch following the board meeting at 9 a.m. on Dec. 11. Cynthia Mansager, Sandy Short and Deb Mason were welcomed as new board members. The ...

Retired School Personnel hear program on The Big House

The Marshall County Retired School Personnel Association met Dec. 16 at the Fisher Community Center. The program was The Big House and was presented by Grace Church pastor Brent Thiessen and Dave Kester. The house was purchased by the church and is located at 110 N. Second St. Some teachers ...

Combined Honor Guard appreciation dinner at Post 46

The American Legion Auxiliary Post 46 hosted an appreciation dinner for the Combined Honor Guard, on Dec. 3 at the Post Home. The members of the Honor Guard provide final respects and honors for veterans and their families during all weather conditions including: heat, wind, cold, snow or even ...

P.E.O. Christmas Tea

P.E.O. Reciprocity with combined chapters gathered for a musical Christmas program in which Tuesday Musical presented “Expressing Christmas.” P.E.O. membership milestones were recognized during the program. Pictured are Elenor Tjossem, a 70-year member from Chapter JU and Julie Squiers, a ...

News from Rotary

Joe Carter had some encouraging words about growth during his remarks to the Marshalltown Rotary club. The product catalog for the Marshalltown Company has grown from 16 pages to 340 pages in the last few decades. In addition to this organic growth, the company wrapped up three acquisitions ...

Local Elks Lodge helps with Wreaths Across America

Each year on the second Saturday of December, is National Wreaths Across America Day. This year’s motto was “Remember, Honor and Teach.” From the Revolutionary War to present day conflicts, veterans are devoted sons and daughters, fathers and mothers, sisters and brothers. They come ...

Kiwanis P.M. present check to MCCB

Kiwanis P.M. President Kenny Lamb, left, presents a check for $500 to Mike Stegmann for the Marshall County Conservation Board to use toward the playground equipment at Grammar Grove Park. They are hoping to raise funds toward the equipment so it can be installed in the upcoming year. The money ...