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Club News

IVCCD bond referendum topic at Noon Optimists

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshalltown met at the Orpheum on Oct. 24 with President Brian Batterson presiding. Rev. Michael Herschberger gave the invocation followed with the Pledge of Allegiance. One guest attended. Greg DeSaulniers provided the community calendar of events for the upcoming ...

Courthouse renovations program at Kiwanis P.M.

The regular meeting of the Kiwanis P.M. met at Legends Oct. 30. President elect Gary Mason called the meeting to order at 7 p.m. Mason welcomed guest Gary Harrington and introduced the guest speaker Lucas Baedke, building and grounds supervisor for Marshall County. Baedke gave the club an ...

Duties of county supervisors program at Chapter MJ

The regular meeting of Chapter MJ was held on Monday at the home of Bonnie Lowry. Janice Ott served as co-hostess. Plans were made for the distribution of proceeds from the October Autumn Silent Auction Fundraiser to various P.E.O. projects. Volunteers from the chapter signed up to serve as ...

Chapter NU hears from Marshall County Auditor

Nan Benson, Marshall County auditor and recorder and commissioner of elections, spoke on Monday at P.E.O. Chapter NU. Her program about her career duties and the tornado damage to the courthouse and its restoration was very interesting and informative.

Rotary hears about future plans for UnityPoint

Rotarians enjoyed Kay Beach at the keys while partaking lunch at the Black Box Theatre for the Oct. 29 meeting. Beach filled in for a recovering Arlene Selby. Bonnie Lowery presided over the induction of the club’s newest member, Kristie Fisher, chancellor of Iowa Valley Community College ...

Chapter DA bags nuts for fundraiser

The local chapter of the National TTT Society, Chapter DA, is now ready for its annual nut fundraiser. The profit from the event goes toward sending young girls to summer camp and also sponsoring scholarships to Marshalltown Community College. Pictured is Judy Roads, Doreen Hasenwinkel and ...

Buresh receives his Quilt of Valor

James Buresh was awarded with a Quilt of Valor by Central Iowa Quilt Sew-ciety members Charlene Hulin, Gloria DeBower and Marvis Drew. Family members present were Gary Buresh, Diane Ponche, Janine Barnes and David Buresh. Buresh was in the Army Air Force from March of 1943 until February of ...

Chapter BB initiates new member

P.E.O. Chapter BB gathered on Monday at the Mowry Irvine Mansion at 1 p.m. The hostess, Michelle Roseburrough along with the tea committee of Sue Cope and Sandy Short served a delightful fall dessert. The meeting was opened by President Sylvia Lowrance who led the ceremony of initiation for ...

IVCCD referendum is Kiwanis P.M. program

President Kenny Lamb called the meeting of Kiwanis P.M. to order at 7 p.m. on Wednesday with the Pledge of Allegiance and a moment of silence. Peggy Lamb introduced speakers Kristie Fisher, Cindy Schulte and Kathy Pink, representing Iowa Valley Community College District and the upcoming ...

Two Chapter ET members recognized at National Convention

Dorothy Barrigar Williamson, seated, and Lorraine Schultz, standing, were among a dozen TTT members from across the nation who were recognized for being active in TTT for 50 years or more, last weekend at the National TTT Convention in Cedar Rapids. Both Williamson and Schultz were initiated ...

Retired school personnel hear program on history

The Marshall County Retired School Personnel Association met Oct. 21 at the Fisher Community Center. The program “Iowa Culture and History” was presented by Jessica Rundlett from the Iowa Department of Cultural Affairs. She spoke and showed pictures of many interesting, but not well ...

Optimists install incoming officers and directors

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshalltown held its Installation Banquet for incoming officers and directors for the 2019-20 year on Oct. 2 at Riverview Park Reunion Hall in Marshalltown. President Damon Morrison provided the welcome and invocation to start the banquet followed with the Pledge of ...

P.E.O. Chapter LT Lavish Taste fundraising silent auction

P.E.O. Chapter LT had a fundraising silent auction, Lavish Taste, on Monday at Iowa River Hospice Meeting Room. Dorien Putman, chairman of ways and means committee, directed the event of member donated items of food, handmade items, home decorative articles and miscellaneous items that the ...

Prairieville Ladies begin 2019-2020 year

Prairieville Ladies Club began its 2019-2020 year, Aug. 18 with a family BBQ at Teresa Vokoun’s home, assistants were Laura Haugen, Janet Stackhouse and Kim Jass-Ramirez. President Renie Loney called the business meeting to order with eight members answering the roll call, “Who was your ...

Matins hears program on bond referendum

Matins Kiwanis Program Host Michael Sills introduced Iowa Valley Community College District Chancellor Dr. Kristie Fisher and Vice Chancellor of District Finance/CFO Kathy Pink. They spoke on the upcoming Bond Referendum and the value that IVCCD brings to the service region of Marshall, ...

TOPS welcomes new members

Would you like or need to lose weight? Help is right here in Marshalltown. TOPS stands for Take Off Pounds Sensibly and this is a support group that will help you stay on whatever meal plan you or your doctor decide is best for you. Members will be there to cheer you on in your journey to ...

Chapter BB hosts variety of meetings

P.E.O. Chapter BB gathered for an initial covered dish luncheon on Sept. 16 at Our Savior Lutheran Church. Each member was asked to bring a food to share that began with the first letter of her last name. The feast included deviled egg dip, asparagus wraps, assorted pickled items that begin ...

Program on the Iowa Veterans Home a Laurel Auxiliary

LAUREL — On Oct. 16, The Harold McBroom American Legion Auxiliary #635 met at the Post Home with President Laura Tribby calling the meeting to order at 7 p.m. in forum. The chaplain opened the meeting in prayer. Members stood and said the Pledge of Allegiance to the flag, stood in silence ...

October meeting of Sigma Master Chapter at Legends

Sigma Master Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi met for lunch at Legends American Grill on Tuesday with nine members present, two guests and seven members excused. Roll call was taken with the question: “What is your fall outside decoration?” Vice President Bonnie Speas opened the meeting thanking ...

American Legion Post 46 to celebrate Halloween

Oct. 26 will be a busy day at the American Legion Post 46, 1301 S. Sixth St. in Marshalltown. Starting at 4 p.m. the American Legion Auxiliary will be hosting a Trunk or Treating for kids 12 and under. Little ghosts and goblins can enjoy candy and fun in a safe environment. Local businesses ...