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Harvest Christian Fellowship to host Josh Radford

By Lanette Parker · 4:45pm February 26th, 2015 · 8 hours ago
FAITH AND FIRE MEETING will be Thursday, March 5, 6:30 pm at Harvest Christian Fellowship located at 1201 C Avenue, Vinton. Revivalist JOSH RADFORD has been in ministry for the last 22 years. He has served in many different areas of ministry, most notably for Dr. Rodney Howard-Browne as Youth Pastor.

Benton Co. Corn Growers plan annual banquet, March 19

By Vinton Today · 2:30pm February 26th, 2015 · 10 hours ago
The Benton County Corn Growers Association will hold their annual banquet Thursday, March 19th at the Wildcat Golf Course, Shellsburg. Dinner will be your choice of pork loin or steak at 6:00 pm. Reservations are needed by March 15th, and may be made by emailing Benton.co.corn.growers@gmail.com or calling Lance Lillibridge @ 319-533-1170.

Penguins comedy event to help raise money for VS Post-Prom

By V-S Community School District · 11:29am February 25th, 2015
Penguins Comedy Club in Cedar Rapids is again partnering with the Vinton-Shellsburg Post-Prom to help raise money for the annual VSHS event. The comedy event takes place Friday, March 13, at the club at 208 2nd Ave. S.E. The comedian will be James Johann (AKA The Rural Genius). A DJ will play music after the comedy routine.

Morrison to speak at nightly meetings in Vinton

By Vinton Today · 10:26am February 25th, 2015
Dale Morrison, the Message For Today director, will speak in Vinton at 409 A Avenue for the next two weekends. Services begin at 7 p.m. nightly. On Friday, Feb. 27, his message will be "Why should we love?" On Saturday, Feb. 28, he will speak on the topic, "How can I be born again?" On Sunday, March 1, he will discuss "A law of love.

Celtic Guitarist Jerry Barlow Featured at Vinton Public Library

By Virginia Holsten · 7:18pm February 23rd, 2015
The Vinton Public Library is pleased to welcome acclaimed Celtic fingerstyle guitarist Jerry Barlow for a special concert. The event will be held Thursday, March 12th at 6:30 PM at the Library, 510 2nd Ave. in Vinton. The program is free to the community. Light refreshments will follow. Barlow is a warm, accessible performer and storyteller.

Community RAGBRAI Meeting Tonight, Tuesday, February 24th

By Melissa Schwan, Director, VU · 11:38am February 23rd, 2015
We are looking for enthusiastic individuals that are willing to serve on various committees to help plan for RAGBRAI’s visit to Vinton on Thursday, July 23. Please join us at our first volunteer meeting on Tuesday, February 24 at 6:30pm at Farmers Savings Bank. (Please note this is not a meeting to sign up to be a vendor; that will come at a later date.

Voyagers, Alumni to celebrate 35 years of dancing, Feb. 28

By Melanie Davis · 10:01pm February 19th, 2015
The Voyager Dance Team will be celebrating 35 years of performing for the Vinton-Shellsburg School District on February 28, 2015. Started in 1979, the Voyagers have been entertaining at basketball halftimes, parades and community events; performing a variety of styles from pom, prop, hiphop, jazz, light routines and the crowd favorite, high kick.

Feed Iowa First leader to speak Monday; group hopes to establish gardens

By Dean Close · 8:24am February 19th, 2015
Sonia Kedrick, who has earned recognition in Iowa and beyond for her efforts in creating community gardens in empty lots, will speak on Monday at a meeting of the Cottage Garden Society. Society member Cindy Elwick says the group is hoping to establish similar gardens in the Vinton area. The event will take place in the Fireplace Room of Wesley United Methodist Church at 7 p.

HIS HEALING HANDS MINISTRY featured at Harvest Christian Fellowship

By Lanette Parker · 9:06am February 17th, 2015
HIS HEALING HANDS MINISTRY with John G. Lake MInistries will be presenting: "NEW MAN SEMINAR"-Learn WHO and WHAT you are in Jesus Christ and to be able to walk in His POWER! Free to the Public!!! HOST SITE: Harvest Christian Fellowship 1201 C Avenue, Vinton 319-472-5352 for questions Thurs.

Community meeting on underage drinking prevention set for Feb 19, in Newhall

By Vinton Today · 12:35pm February 12th, 2015
A discussion for Benton County residents and leaders on current efforts towards preventing underage drinking and drug use featuring the Above The Influence Coalition and Benton County Sheriff’s Office has been scheduled for Thursday February 19, from 7—8 p.m., at PM St. John Lutheran Church 310 2nd Street East, Newhall .

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