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· 12:05am April 1st, 2015 · 17 hours ago
Breast Cancer Survivors will meet Tuesday, April 7 at 5:30 p.m. for dinner and conversation at Windsor Manor in the dining room. Free will donation for the meal. For reservations please call Angie Tharp 472-2994, Janet Woodhouse 472-4862 or Lisa Staab 472-5255.
· 11:39pm March 31st, 2015 · 18 hours ago
The Garrison First Responders will hold their annual dinner/live auction benefit Saturday, April 11th, at the Garrison Emergency Services Building. Doors will open at 4:30pm with serving of the meal to begin at 5:00pm./ The meal includes a choice of two entrees, mashed potatoes, vegetables, salad bar, and dessert.
· 11:14pm March 31st, 2015 · 18 hours ago
The Vinton Public Library has received funding from Humanities Iowa, a private, non-profit state affiliate of the National Endowment for the Humanities, to host a presentation “An Evening About Laura Ingalls Wilder” by Sarah Uthoff at 6:30, Thursday, April 9th at the library,. A cultural resource for Iowans since 1971, Humanities Iowa offers many cultural and historical programs and grants to Iowa’s communities.
· 12:23pm March 30th, 2015
The Vinton Garden Club member of National Garden Clubs, Inc., District II and Central Region met at 10:00 am at Culver's Greenhouse in Marion, IA. Our speakers were Rachel and Jennifer, they gave us a tour of the greenhouse and talked about the “new varieties for 2015”. We shopped in the gift shop then had our club meeting in the board room in the executive building.
· 10:42am March 30th, 2015
Ecumenical services Monday 3/30 - morning service @ Harvest (7:00-7:30) - continental bkfst after Tuesday 3/31 - morning service @ First Christian (7:00-7:30) - continental bkfst after Wednesday 4/1 - morning service @ St. Mary's (7:00-7:30) - continental bkfst after Thursday 4/2 - morning service @ Blessed Hope, hosted by Oak Grove (7:00-7:30) - continental bkfst after Friday 4/3 - Good Friday service @ BLESSED HOPE - 12:00 - 12:40 Vinton Presbyterian Church Holy Week Services at Vinton Presbyterian Churc...
· 10:12pm March 28th, 2015
Jimberly's in Newhall was full of friends, classmates and relatives of Emma Redlinger, who gathered to remember the Vinton girl who died Feb. 28, at age 14. The benefit for her family includes a raffle, pancake breakfast Sunday morning, and a live auction. See the event Facebook page, with more photos of the donated items,HERE.
· 3:16pm March 27th, 2015
An Indianapolis Colts jersey signed by former NFL player (and Iowa Hawkeye) Bob Sanders and an autographed Danica Patrick jacket are among dozens of items donated for the two-day benefit in memory of Emma Redlinger that begins at 2 p.m. Saturday at Jimberly's Newhall. Many items and gift certificates from area businesses will be offered via silent auction.
· 1:12pm March 27th, 2015
180 Volunteers 1 Hour 20,000+ meals "For I was hungry, and you gave Me something to eat." Matthew 25:35 Come be the body of Christ and help package meals to feed the hungry, locally and globally. Vinton Feeds the World God's Work, Our Hands Sunday, September 13, 2015 1:00p.
· 10:18pm March 26th, 2015
The Garrison Library Board is organizing an Easter Egg Hunt and Bake Sale on Monday, March 30th @ 6:00 pm. It will be held rain or shine at the new library.
· 11:43am March 26th, 2015
Make plans now to join in the fun at Wildcat Golf Course on Saturday, June 13th!! The Shellsburg Area Community Group (SACG) was formed in 2011 as a community improvement group and has been successful in providing volunteers and funding for a variety of projects in Shellsburg. The group will be hosting their 4th annual golf outing on Saturday, June 13th at Wildcat Golf Course in Shellsburg, with a 9:00am shotgun start.