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Club News

Tuesday Musical Club honors 50-year member

Tuesday Musical Club met at The Embers on Nov. 12. A program of music from the 30s, 40s and 50s was shared with the residents there. Ellie Chandler was honored for being a 50-year club member, as well as for her other many musical accomplishments. Refreshments were served by the Embers. ...

Liscomb Legion Auxiliary prepared for Veterans Day

LISCOMB — The Liscomb Legion Auxiliary Unite 87 met at 1:30 p.m. on Nov. 7 at the Community Church in Union. Candy Wait hosted a dessert lunch following the meeting. Three ladies were present. President Sharon Hatch called the meeting to order with the Pledge of Allegiance followed by the ...

Sigma Master Chapter celebrates Thanksgiving

Sigma Master Chapter, Beta Sigma Phi met Nov. 12 at Glenwood Place for lunch with eight members present, one guest and nine absent including the hostess Diane Hobson who had made the arrangement of the meeting earlier. Alice Nicholson, secretary/treasurer, opened the meeting thanking those ...

Veterans programs presented at Twentieth Century

The Twentieth Century Club met at Fisher Community Center on Nov. 11. President Joynell Raymon called the meeting to order. Terry Gray introduced the program with two veterans–themed speakers. The first was Gloria DeBower from the Central Iowa Quilt Sew-ciety whose efforts through the ...

Air Force vet receives his Quilt of Valor

John B. Pieper was awarded a quilt of Valor at Bickford Home on Veterans Day by members of the Central Iowa Quilt Sew-ciety; Gloria DeBower, Mary Jane Hazelwood and Marvis Drew. Pieper served for the U.S. Air Force in personal from 1950-1970. He worked at the Iowa Veterans Home as Personnel ...

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 ...

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 ...