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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 ...

Conrad American Legion Auxiliary hosts June meeting

CONRAD — The first post COVID-19 quarantine meeting of Unit 681 was held at the Conrad Legion Hall at 1:30 p.m. on June 22. The meeting was called to order by President Sue Kitzman with seven members present. The president asked for the roll call of officers answered by four and the ...

Evening Lions dedicate bench

On June 13, the Marshalltown Evening Lions Club dedicated a park bench, located by the pond at the Fisher Community Center, to long-time former members Kevin Lageschulte and Stan Rebik, and their families. Here, Janel, (Kevin’s wife/seated left) poses with several Lageschulte family members ...

Sigma Master installs new officers

Sigma Master Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi met at 2 p.m. on June 10 at the home of Jan Keller in her garage with lawn chairs sitting 6 feet apart as per requirement of the coronavirus. Eight members and two guests participated in the 2020-21 installation of officers. Caralee Hutchens presented ...

Rotary returns to Elmwood for luncheon meetings

After a year-long absence from Elmwood, the Marshalltown Rotary club was back in live action for its June 16 meeting. As has been the case for the past month, virtual Zoom meetings continue to be offered to membership in the spirit of social distancing. Modifications to the venue and ...

Schutte paints a return to learn picture at Rotary

A large Zoom crowd of Rotarians joined the virtual meeting held June 9. Membership was reminded that the club is hosting a Community Food Drive from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. on June 20 in the Fisher Community Center West Parking Lot. In-person meetings will resume June 16 at Elmwood Country ...

Tuesday Musical elects new officers

CONTRIBUTED PHOTO Tuesday Musical Club of Marshalltown held its first online Annual Meeting election of officers on May 12. The vote was taken online due to meeting restrictions invoked by the coronavirus pandemic. The results for the election of officers for the 2020-21 year are as follows: ...

100 Women Who Cares hosts email meeting

The April meeting of 100 Women Who Care - Marshalltown generated $21,450 in donations to area agencies/projects. Even though the membership did not meet in person, the generous donations just kept rolling in. An email was sent to the membership asking them to submit agencies or projects that ...

Hibbs presents to Rotary on Marshalltown YMCA-YWCA

The Marshalltown Rotary club held its May 26 meeting using the “Zoom” platform with Jim Goodman presiding. Goodman announced the options that membership will have to contribute to the Rotary Community Food Drive coming up on June 20. The club plans to resume in-person meetings in three ...

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.