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Club News

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 ...

Farm-to-Fork luncheon at Chapter NU

The P.E.O. Chapter NU Philanthropic luncheon was held Oct. 21 in the home of Maureen Lyons. Also serving on the committee were Jackie Mason, Janet Collison, Linda McGregor, Linda Casady, Susan Hibbs and Marsha Bristley. The Farm-to-Fork theme included apples in each course of the event; from ...

Rotary hears about airport hanger and terminal project

The Marshalltown Rotary club hit the road for another October field trip. The Oct. 22 destination was the Marshalltown Municipal Airport. Rotarians and a number of guests assembled in the hanger attached to the terminal for a sack lunch. Zach Tomesch reported that more than 5,000 food ...

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 ...

Chapter JU initiates two new members

A meeting of Chapter JU of the P.E.O. Sisterhood was held on Monday at the home of Janelle Carter with an initiation ceremony for new members. Pictured is Ann Isgrig (left above) and Paula Aalfs (right) with President Marlys Smith (center). Following the ceremony the members enjoyed a delicious ...

Orphan Grain Train program for Chapter NU

Orphan Grain Train volunteers, Trisha Adams, left and Bonnie Berrey show contents of a layette set they assemble to donate. Contents are wrapped in a crib sized quilt made by volunteer Char Squier for a baby in need. The Central Iowa Branch is located in Clemons in the former Clemons Lutheran ...