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Meeting reminder for food vendors during RAGBRAI

By Melissa Schwan, Director, VU · 12:28pm May 26th, 2015 · 9 hours ago
Brenda Corey, Environmental Health Officer with the Black Hawk County Health Department will be in Vinton on Wednesday, May 27 at 6:30pm in the basement in Farmers Savings Bank to answer any questions about the required food permit needed for all RAGBRAI vendors. Anybody may attend this meeting and attendance does not obligate your organization to a RAGBRAI booth.

Amateur radio operators from the Cedar Valley Amateur club, Eastern Iowa DX association and the Rockwell Collins Amateur Radio Club will be joining forces to participate in an international practice emergency communications event termed Field Day 2015 June 27 & 28 at Faye Clark Park in Hiawatha. Since 1933, ham radio operators across North America have established temporary amateur radio stations in public locations during Field Day to showcase the science and skill of Amateur Radio.

Summer Educational Opportunity for Elementary Students

By Megan Hesson · 7:47am May 22nd, 2015
[VIDEO] Have you heard the phrase, "if you don’t use it, you lose it?" Don’t let this happen to your child’s education this summer! "CSI: Vinton" is a fantastic opportunity to keep your children’s academic skills alive during the summer. Christian Summer Institute (CSI) is OPEN TO ALL children entering 1st-5th grade and is a Christ-focused and educational setting.

Blood Drive, June 10

By 4th St. Diner · 7:43am May 22nd, 2015
The Vinton-Shellsburg Health Careers classes blood drive, it is June 10th from 1:00pm-6:00pm in the middle school commons. For more information, email: amandab82498@gmail.com

Vinton Garden Club Minutes

By Joyce Bratten · 12:29pm May 21st, 2015
VINTON GARDEN CLUB APRIL 29, 2015 The Vinton Garden Club member of National Garden Club, Inc., District II and Central Region met at 1:00 pm, April 29th, 2015 at Luanna Hawkins home. Our speaker was David Gates, he gave a interesting talk on the “care and planting of bulbs, tulips, dahlias, glads, calla lilies etc.

Player Piano Party at CP Museum June 7

By Rich Hannen · 6:49pm May 12th, 2015
The Center Point Historical Society Depot Museum will open for the season Sunday, June 7, with a free Player Piano Party from 2 to 4. Refreshments will be served. The expanded “Home Front—the Forties” special exhibit will be on view. Guests may play the 1923 player piano themselves and also listen to local pianist Jeanette Elgin play.

Bethlehem Lutheran Church to hold VBS:G-Force Adventure Park

By Bethlehem Lutheran Church · 6:49pm May 12th, 2015
Bethlehem Lutheran Church (1206 C Ave) is holding Vacation Bible School on Sunday, May 31st from 10:30-1:00 and June 1,2, and 3 from 5:30-8:00. All kids from PreK-5th grade are invited to join us! Contact Rachel at youth@bethlehemvinton.org for more information or registration materials. Our theme this year is G-FORCE ADVENTURE PARK where the kids will discover an interactive, energizing, Bible-based program that will give them an opportunity to experience God’s love in action.

Bethlehem Lutheran Church to hold Bake Sale

By Bethlehem Lutheran Church · 6:48pm May 12th, 2015
Bethlehem Lutheran Church at 1206 C Ave is having a bake sale this Saturday, May 16 from 9-12. The proceeds are going towards sending 7 kids and 2 adults from Bethlehem to the Youth Gathering in Detroit Michigan in July. The ELCA Youth Gathering for high school-age youth takes place every three years and is about faith formation, worship, study, fellowship, service and play.


By Rich Hannen · 8:17pm May 11th, 2015
At the regular May meeting, Center Point Friends of the Public Library did the details for the annual used book sale. Because of the confluence of construction and carnival the book sale will be one day only, Saturday, May 30, during Library hours, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. The book sale is an important traditional fund raising event for Friends, an organization formed to help the Public Library much like PTA helps public schools.

Warfard to speak at Harvest Christian Fellowship this weekend

By Vinton Today · 5:32pm May 11th, 2015
Evangelist Dea Warford from Santa Fe Springs, CA has trained church groups in personal evangelism methods, served as guest Bible College lecturer, trained pastors, and has held divine healing crusades, revival services and prayer conferences. He will speak at Harvest Christian Fellowship, 1201 C Avenue, on Friday, May 15, 7:00 p.

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