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Club News

Chapter JU plays P.E.O. Bingo

Twenty-one members of Chapter JU of the P.E.O. Sisterhood met Jan. 20 to enjoy brunch and celebrate Founders’ Day at the Village Cooperative. Hostess Kirstan Condit and the tea committee members of Nancy Hartliep, Emily Osmundson, Bonnie Herbold and Karen Bursley made and served the ...

Marshalltown VFW lays out 2020 projects

Marshalltown Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 839 began year 2020 activities during Tuesdays January meeting via a busy agenda. With Senior Vice Commander Rob Shepherd presiding Harry C. Harter Post vets aimed toward: • Public fish fries March 27 and April 10 • Updating food ...

Dean of U of I Law College visits Rotary

Kevin Washburn, Dean at the University of Iowa Law College was the featured program at the Tuesday version of the Marshalltown Rotary luncheon. Mark Osmundson and Tom McCoy introduced guests. While allowing that lawyers are not always popular, Washburn began by a humorous argument that ...

ISU student athlete program at Rotary

Student athlete development at Iowa State University was the topic of the Marshalltown Rotary Club’s Jan. 21 luncheon meeting. Assistant Athletics Director Amber Giese oversees a department of 10 that works with more than 450 student athletes. She offered a glimpse of a recruiting message ...

Psi Chapter holds social event

Members of Psi Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma met Jan. 13 at El Portal to enjoy sharing dinner and conversation on a cold winter evening. The chapter members who met Dec. 9 at Perkins for food and fellowship to celebrate the Christmas season decided to meet again in January at a local ...

For the Love of Binford Dinner Event is Feb. 14, 15

For the Love of Binford Dinner Event will take place again at Binford House on Feb. 14 and 15. The social time at 5:30 p.m. will feature charcuterie and the wine only that guests bring and open and available sparkling cider. Celebrate Valentine’s Day in the Victorian atmosphere with ...

Sigma Master Chapter hosts January meeting

Sigma Master Chapter met at Pizza Ranch on Jan. 28 with 11 members and two guests present. Five members were absent. Caralee Hutchens opened the meeting thanking Elaine Fiscus and her daughter Jackie Fiscus, a guest, for hosting as we were all presented with a lottery ticket and one winner. ...

Emergency Food Box holds quarterly meeting

The Emergency Food Box held its first quarterly meeting on Jan. 16 at the Marshalltown Public Library. Chair Gary Fulton introduced two new board members Meg Sponseller and Rev. Jeff Kodis. They join board members; Matt Broshar, Julie Brouwer, Gary Bryant, Janet Collison, John Eich, Fulton, Ed ...

Student Rotarians hear about Future Ready Iowa

The January student Rotarians heard about Future Ready Iowa at the club’s Jan. 14 meeting. Pictured are Carson Beals, Avery Case, Samantha Snyder and Erica Johnson. Kathy Leggett with Iowa Workforce Development described monetary strategies and grass root collaborative efforts underway to ...

Lioness learn about the Evening Lions’ 50th anniversary

The Marshalltown Lioness held its Jan. 13 meeting at the First United Church of Christ beginning with a meal furnished by four Lioness. The prayer before the meal was led by Edith Podhajsky. Dessa Hattenfield, president, presided at the meeting. Correspondence was read from UnityPoint ...

Sigma Master holds first meeting of new year

Caralee Hutchens, president Sigma Master hosted the noon luncheon at Mama DiGrados’ Pasta & Pizza opening the meeting thanking eight members and one guest present. There were seven members absent. Roll call was taken by Alice Nicholson with the question: “What New Years’ resolution ...

New year begins for 100 Women Who Care

February begins the ninth year of 100 Women Who Care — Marshalltown meeting from 5:30 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. on Feb. 6 at Calvin Rockett’s upper level. This women’s philanthropic organization started in 2012 with its first donation to the Animal Rescue League and has not stopped meeting ...

For the Love of Binford House event is Feb. 14 and 15

For the Love of Binford Event is at dinner beginning with a social hour with charcuterie and sparkling cider at 5:30 p.m. on Feb. 14 and Feb. 15 at the house, 110 N. Second Ave., Marshalltown. Guests may bring and open their own wine. This is sponsored by the Marshalltown Federation of ...

Central Iowa Sewing Guild

Schoolhouse for Sewers at Central Iowa Sewing Guild from 9 a.m. to noon on Jan. 18 at Trinity United Methodist Church, 102 Lynwood Drive in Huxley will feature multiple mini-lessons on sewing topics. Learn about inserting a zipper in a knit garment, using fusible stabilizing tapes, applying ...

MHS select chorus sings Christmas carols

The Noon Optimist Club of Marshalltown met at the Marshalltown Public Library on Dec. 12 with President Brian Batterson presiding. Jim Grimmius introduced the Marshalltown High School select chorus directed by Amy Ose. The chorus presented a variety of different Christmas carols. The chorus has ...

Holiday breakfast for Prairieville Ladies

Prairieville Ladies Club met for a holiday breakfast at the Christmas decorated Binford House. Hostesses were Karen Oaks, Jeanie Burt and Alyce Quastad. President Renie Loney presided at the business meeting. Thirteen members and one guest, Sally Ramirez, answered roll call, “What was a ...

Rotary hears about Iowa Caucus process

The Marshalltown Rotary club greeted a new calendar year with its Tuesday luncheon at the Orpheum Black Box Theater. Bobby Shomo led with a prayer and Pledge of Allegiance while January birthday and membership anniversaries were recognized by John Fink. A trio of Rotarians got some applause ...

Chapter DA wraps up nut project

Chapter DA of the National TTT Society met Monday at the Marshalltown Library. Refreshments were served by Sharon Brimmer and Jean Miller. Members enjoyed a social time. President Erma Meyer called the business meeting to order. The secretary’s reports from November and December were read ...

Tuesday Musical Christmas

Tuesday Musical Club members met at First United Methodist Church on Dec. 10 for a “mini-guest day” to enjoy a variety of Christmas music. Vocal, flute, harp, piano, organ and recorder music was performed. Members and guests enjoyed refreshments following served by Cindy Mack and Marilyn ...

VFW Auxiliary hosts annual Christmas party

The Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary of Post 839 met on Dec. 14, at the Post home. The meeting started at 5 p.m. There were 16 members present. Connie Kennelley, president, conducted the meeting according to the ritual. The Pledge of Allegiance was spoken. The November minutes were read and ...