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Club News

Lions Club Peace Poster contest

The Marshalltown Lions’ Clubs (Noon Lions, Evening Lions, Lioness) announce the Peace Poster International local winner is Angga Pramana. Pramana’s poster is pictured above. Second place was Brianna Gomez and third place was Kyra Borton. Each was asked to create a poster on the theme, ...

Entre Nous hears about B.A.C.A. program

Entre Nous Club met at Binford House on Nov. 5 with 12 members and three guests present. Hostesses were Janice Juchems and Pat Preece. President Marlys Ankrum opened the meeting with members reciting The Americans Creed. Minutes were read by secretary Eleanor Stegmann and approved as read. A ...

Greer educates Rotarians on Court of Appeals

President Jim Goodman presented a check to the Marshalltown Coliseum fund during the Nov. 12 meeting of Rotary. Mayor Joel Greer stood in for campaign chair and Rotarian Vic Hellberg. Larry McKibben introduced Sharon Greer who was appointed to the Iowa Court of Appeals bench by Gov. Kim ...

Program on Japan trip presented at Chapter DA

Chapter DA of the National TTT Society met Monday at Erma Meyer’s home. The program was presented by Brooke De Jong. She told the members of her visit to Japan last summer. She went as a member of the sister city program. De Jong told the members about the interesting things she saw and ...

Junior Achievement program at Delta Kappa Gamma

Psi Chapter Delta Kappa Gamma held its October meeting at the Marshalltown Public Library. Erica Finders head of the local Junior Achievement Program presented the program. Finders gave details about the program offered in the Marshalltown Community School system. She shared the structure of ...

P.E.O. Chapter LT Founder’s Day Program

P.E.O. Chapter LT met Monday at First Methodist Church with 16 members present as Mariam Koenigs, president, presided over the meeting. Karen Berger presented the program on P.E.O. Founder’s Day, “Who Am I?” with members answering questions about the seven college student founders when ...

Two members receive 50-year certificates

The Spinning Wheel Chapter NSDAR met Oct. 19 at Glenwood Place. A brunch was served with Regent Barbara Wacha as hostess. Capt. Chris Jones, of the Marshalltown Police Department, spoke about the new Police and Fire Department facility. He told of the advantages of the new building and of ...

Marshalltown Elks use Beacon Grant to assist YSS

The Elks Lodge announced that it has again this year, used the ENF Beacon Grant to help Marshall County Youth and Shelter of Marshall County (YSS). The Lodge’s Grant committee, along with staff members of YSS, recently completed a $2,500 shopping spree purchasing household essentials for ...

VFW celebrates National Volunteer Day

Members of the VFW 839 and Auxiliary honored volunteers at the Marshalltown VA Community-Based Out-patient Clinic for their service to veterans. Pictured from left to right are Jim Judkins, suicide prevention coordinator; Erin Suchy-Johnson, caregiver support coordinator; Roger Dirks ...

Evening Lions take a tour of new fire, police station

Members of the Marshalltown Evening Lions pose for a photo last Wednesday night with firefighter Jacob Moore, who along with police officer Rick Bellile, gave the club a tour of the new fire and police station facilities. The Marshalltown Evening Lions, who are most often seen popping corn on ...

Kiwanis P.M. hears about Project 52

Kenny Lamb called the regular meeting of the 7 p.m. Kiwanis to order at Legends. As president he introduced the guest speaker Bill Clark representing Project 52 and guest Laura Thomas. Project 52 is a non-profit organization that plants seeds of hope in several ways. Most familiar to us is ...

Skit ‘Wonderful Chapter of O-Z’ at Chapter BB P.E.O.

Sandy Short hosted P.E.O. Chapter BB in her home on Monday. Julie Allison, Cindy Brodin and Mary K. Anderson served desserts including caramel cheesecake and chocolate brownies. During the regular business meeting President Sylvia Lowrance gave a report on the reciprocity meeting that was held ...

24/7 DADS program at Matins Kiwanis

Matins Kiwanis Program Host Michael Sills introduced David Hicks, director of Youth & Shelter Services. Hicks spoke about 24/7 DADS which is the 11-week program furnishing a meal, books and homework helping dads become better dads. If interested, the dad needs to call 641-752-2300 to help ...

Voiture 568 awards nursing scholarships

The Voiture 568 of the Forty and Eight awarded nursing scholarships to seven deserving men and women. On Oct. 30, at the Marshalltown American Legion Post 46 four nurse recipients were in attendance at the award presentations. Pictured left to right in the back row: Jerry Lehtola, of Iowa ...

Chapter NU holds B.I.L. party at Tannin

P.E.O. Chapter NU Sisters recently had a social event at Tannin in Marshalltown which included their husbands as B.I.L.s (Brother-In-Laws). Pictured above left to right are social committee members who also served as hostesses Madeline Irvine, Gail Reese and Margaret Gervich. Members ...

Lioness celebrating 20 years working with KidSight

Lions District Gov. Judy Stone spoke to the Marshalltown Lioness on Nov. 11 about the upcoming 20-year anniversary of the Lions KidSight program in Iowa. Since its inception, 12,427 children have had their eyes screened in area schools and daycare facilties, with 7,343 screened by the Lioness ...

Chapter JU hosts annual bazaar

Twenty-five members of Chapter JU of the P.E.O. Sisterhood met Monday at Trinity Lutheran Church for a business meeting and its annual bazaar. Monies raised in the silent auction are distributed yearly to the various educational projects of the society. Hostess Margaret Johnson arranged the ...

Conrad auxiliary preps for Veteran’s Day

CONRAD — Conrad American Legion Auxiliary Unit #681 met at 1:30 p.m. on Oct. 28 at the Conrad Legion Hall. The meeting was called to order by President Sue Kitzman with 13 members and officers present. Following opening exercises a door prize drawing was held and won by Bev ...

Matins Kiwanis hears update on United Way campaign

Executive Director Nancy Steveson and Co-Chairs Dr. Theron Schutte and Dr. Dennis Drager informed the Matins Kiwanis about the Marshalltown Area United Way campaign. So far, $450,000 has been raised toward the goal of $780,000 that is used to support 27 agencies providing critical human services.

Tuesday Musical Club contributes to new MHS band uniforms

The Tuesday Musical Club recently contributed $400 to Marshalltown High School to cover the cost of one new band uniform. Shown next to the uniform at left is Brett Umthun, band instructor at MHS, Mary Giese, club president (center) and Karen Engesser, club treasurer.