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AmeriCorps NCCC Class 20 Corps Member Spotlight: Chris Hyde

By Sarah Williams, NCCC · 12:25pm August 20th, 2014 · 8 hours ago
Chris Hyde, from Canton, Connecticut is a corps member for Maple 2 in AmeriCorps NCCC Class 20. He arrived in Vinton on February 11 to start his 10-month service working with a team of people between the ages of 18 and 24. Maple 2 is made up of nine people from across the country and they will serve together around the Midwest.

Maple 4 perseveres bugs, bad weather to serve area conservation boards

By AmeriCorps NCCC · 12:14pm August 20th, 2014 · 8 hours ago
By Jesse Crouch Wind, wind, and more wind greeted Maple 4 of NCCC at the beginning of their third round project. The storm on June 30 brought damaging winds forcing the team off the road on orientation day and altered the course of their first week’s service. Serving with the Blackhawk County Conservation Board, the team has already seen many challenges and triumphs, the first being the removal of downed trees and limbs from the storm in McFarlane Park near La Porte City, Iowa.

GoVS mug sales at John's to raise funds for scholarships

By V-S Community School District · 10:27am August 20th, 2014 · 10 hours ago
GoVS (Generating Opportunities for Viking Scholars) is selling refillable mugs, which can be used at John’s Qwik Stop in Vinton. The $20 purchase price of the mug will give mug holders unlimited free refills of coffee or fountain pop at John’s Qwik Stop from August 21 to December 25. The mugs will be available for purchase at John’s Qwik Stop (814 C Ave), Cedar Valley Bank & Trust (405 W 3rd St), US Bank (110 W 4th St), Farmers Savings Bank & Trust (401 B Ave) and Vinton-Shellsburg High School.

Vinton Garden Club tours Quasqueton business

By Fran Stueck · 11:03am August 18th, 2014
The Vinton Garden Club member of National Garden Clubs, Inc., District II, and Central Region met 9:30 am, May 28, 2014 at "In The Country Garden and Gifts" in Quasqueton with Fran Stueck as hostess. Owners Josh and Sue Spece gave a presentation and tour of their business. The meeting was held in the gazebo.

Did you know this about the American Legion: Service Officers

By Brad Anderson, American Legion Post 57 · 11:03am August 18th, 2014
Part of the American Legion's Vision is to respond to the quality of life needs of all veterans and their families. The backbone of this effort is our Service Officers. They can explain what services the American Legion can provide to a veteran and his or her family and assist them in receiving the VA benefits due to them.

Wildcat event raises $4600 for Honor Flight

By George Rickey, Eastern Iowa Honor Flight · 11:03am August 18th, 2014
On Saturday, August 16, 2014, the Hawkeye Labor Council sponsored their second annual Golf Outing at the Wildcat Golf Course in Shellsburg. It was great weather and a fun event held for a good cause. The Eastern Iowa Honor Flight received a donation of $4600.00 from this outing. There was a great turnout with some 88 golfers participating.

AmeriCorps NCCC Class 20 Corps Member Spotlight: Chanel Gist

By AmeriCorps NCCC · 11:50am August 15th, 2014
By: Sarah Williams Chanel Gist, from Willingboro, New Jersey is serving on team Maple 2 in AmeriCorps NCCC Class 20. She arrived in Vinton on February 11 to start her 10-month service term. Maple 2 is made up of nine people from across the country who will serve together around the Midwest. Chanel says “I like to help others so me doing a year of service would be great for me.

NCCC Maple 8 tackles trails at Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy

By AmeriCorps NCCC · 11:47am August 15th, 2014
By: Noel McQueen Maple 8 is serving with the Grand Traverse Regional Land Conservancy in Michigan until August 26. When they first arrived, the team received a warm welcome from the community and the staff of the conservancy. Maple 8 starts work every day at 8:30 a.m. where they tread through “Mosquito Valley” to begin their long strenuous day of service work.

Maple 4 perseveres, serves Conservation Boards

By AmeriCorps NCCC · 9:54am August 14th, 2014
Wind, wind, and more wind greeted Maple 4 of NCCC at the beginning of their third round project. The storm on June 30 brought damaging winds forcing the team off the road on orientation day and altered the course of their first week’s service. Serving with the Blackhawk County Conservation Board, the team has already seen many challenges and triumphs, the first being the removal of downed trees and limbs from the storm in McFarlane Park near La Porte City, Iowa.

Did you know this about the American Legion: Prisoner of Wars/Missing in Action

By Brad Anderson, American Legion Post 57 · 6:18pm August 11th, 2014
By Brad Anderson American Legion Post 57 It was just last month that the remains of Iowan Robert E Howard were buried with full military honors in Moulton, IA. Staff Sergeant Howard was killed when his B26-B bomber was shot down over Germany during WWII. The American Legion does not take, nor deserves, any credit for the repatriation of Staff Sergeants Howard's remains but the POW/MIA issue is of paramount importance to the American Legion.

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