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Club News

Community supper was a huge success

LAUREL — On Nov. 20, The Harold McBroom American Legion Auxiliary #635 met at the Post Home with Vice President LaDonna Runner calling the meeting to order in forum. There were seven members present and one guest. The Chaplain opened the meeting in prayer. Members stood and recited the ...

Chapter DA discusses nut sales

Chapter DA of the National TTT Society held its December meeting and Holiday party at Glenwood Place on Dec. 3. Members enjoyed a lunch provided by Glenwood Place. Members were gifted with a Personalized Christmas Ornament, decoration and peanut brittle provided by Erma Meyer and Sharon ...

Sigma Master holds Christmas luncheon

Caralee Hutchens, president of Sigma Master Chapter, thanked Anne Fiscus for hosting the Christmas luncheon at Glenwood Place on Dec. 10 with 12 members present, two guests and six members absent. Tables were decorated with Walnut Christmas cutouts, one for each made by Hutchens. Joyce ...

A vision of growth for Marshalltown

It was good to see Arlene Selby back in the saddle at the piano for the Dec. 10 Rotary luncheon. Jerry Stephens announced more than 700 winter coats will be delivered to kids during the week as part Rotary’s Operation Warm program. President Jim Goodman presented a donation to support the ...

Retired school personnel to meet Dec. 16

The Marshall County Retired School Personnel Association will meet at 1 p.m. on Dec. 16 at the Fisher Community Center, 709 S. Center St. There will be a brief business meeting, a program and a time for refreshments. Donna Appel will provide a program on “The Big House.” All members are ...

MHS Holiday Choir performs for Entre Nous

Entre Nous Club met at the Christmas-decorated Binford House on Dec. 3. Twelve members and one guest, Peggy Willits, were present. Hostesses were Nancy Stone and Mary Lou Tappe. President Marlys Ankrum opened the meeting with members reciting The Americans Creed. She then welcomed Susan Lawyer ...

Fraternal Order of Police benefits from Kiwanis P.M. donation

The Fraternal Order of Police which oversees Shop with a COP among other events received a check for $500 from the Kiwanis P.M. club. Pictured representing the Kiwanis P.M. are: Peggy Lamb, Ann Kent, Candy Baker, Martha Edgeton, Officer Paul Heitman and Gary Mason, president of Kiwanis P.M.

Conrad Auxiliary observes Veterans Day

CONRAD — Conrad American Legion Auxiliary Unit #681 met at 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 25 at the Conrad Legion Hall. The meeting was called to order by President Sue Kitzman with 10 members and officers present. The Unit recited the Pledge of Allegiance. Chaplain Mary Ann Miller led the group in prayer ...

Elks Lodge holds its annual memorial service

The first Sunday in December is designated as “Elks Memorial Day.” This is a day aside for the Benevolent and Protective Order of Elks all across America to hold a program to honor those members who have passed before us. It is a day of remembrance that we as Elk, hold very dear to our ...

Chapter NU initiates new member

Mary Stevens, center, was initiated into the P.E.O. Sisterhood Chapter NU on Dec. 2. Pictured with Stevens are sponsors Jackie Mason, left and Gail Reese. Sponsor Mary Douds was unable to attend. Besides initiation, a regular business meeting was conducted and program given on P.E.O. Bed and ...

CAPS receives donation from Kiwanis P.M.

Child Abuse Prevention Services received a $300 donation from the Kiwanis P.M. club. Pictured are CAPS Program Director and Marshall County Drug Endangered Children Alliance Coordinator Nikki Hartwig, Kiwanis P.M. members: Ann Kent, Gary Mason, Martha Edgeton, Candy Baker, Peggy Lamb and CAPS ...

Rotary presents the Kenneth Brintnall Award

Carol Hibbs is the recipient of the 2019 Kenneth Brintnall Award, the highest Rotary honor bestowed on a member of the Marshalltown club. A recognized leader and advocate, Hibbs exemplifies the club’s motto of “Service Above Self” to the Marshalltown Rotary Club and community.

American Sewing Guild annual Style Show

Members of the American Sewing Guild will highlight their skill and creativity at the annual Style Show from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Dec. 14 at the Trinity Methodist Church, 102 Lynwood Drive, Huxley. See members’ diverse “makes” and learn a bit about the creation. Expect to be inspired to ...

Chapter MJ assembles gift bags

The regular December meeting of P.E.O. Chapter MJ was held on Monday at the Village Coop recreation room. Eileen Mitchell served as hostess accompanied by Barb McBride and Patty Moon. The hostess committee welcomed everyone and invited them to partake in the Christmas Soup Supper which they ...

VFW slates Yule Party for Dec. 14

Marshalltown Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 839 has selected Dec. 14 as date for its 2019 traditional Christmas Party. Rick Johnson headed discussion during Tuesday’s November meeting as a ham and turkey meal and happy hour agenda was set by Harry C. Harter Post members. Phil Gould will ...

VFW Auxiliary prepares for December activities

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary of Post 839 met on Nov. 19 at the Post home. A joint meeting was held with the Post to plan for the Christmas Party on Dec. 14. The meeting started at 6:40 p.m. There were 15 members present. Connie Kennelley, president, conducted the meeting according ...

Retired school personnel hear excerpt from ‘Sister Act’

The Marshall County Retired School Personnel Association held its Nov. 18 meeting at the Fisher Community Center. The members enjoyed a program of six East Marshall students, directed by Deidra Moore, who presented an excerpt from the musical “Sister Act.” The business meeting was called ...

Chamber’s CEO focused on future

Marshalltown High School Principal Jacque Wyant bid farewell to November student Rotarians Zoeie Fontanini, Taylor Naughton, Emily Manis and Jack Gruening at the club’s Nov. 26 luncheon meeting. Kim Jass-Ramirez announced members will soon have the opportunity to sort and deliver the ...

Binford House Board elects 2020 officers and directors

The Marshalltown Federation of Women’s Clubs Board who own Binford House elected 2020 officers and directors at their Nov. 14 meeting with eight members present. The 2020 officers will be Deb Mason, president; Ce Hubbard, vice president; Joann Neven, recording and corresponding secretaries, ...