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RAGBRAI Wrap-Up Meeting August 4

By Melissa Schwan, Director, VU · 10:55am July 28th, 2015
Wrap-Up RAGBRAI Meeting will be Tuesday, August 4 at 6:30pm at Farmers Savings Bank. All community members are welcome and encouraged to attend!

60 foot banana split coming to Vinton August 13th

By Blessed Hope Church · 10:02am July 28th, 2015
Put it on your calendar now! Blessed Hope Church will be holding their "Back to School" event on August 13th, 6:30 p.m. at the local the farmer's market. Last year the church provided a 50 foot banana split and soon discovered that this year they might need to do a little more, so this year there will be a 60 foot banana split available for the public to enjoy! Bring the kids out for a sweet treat on us! Blessed Hope church is located at 1509 M Ave.

Sweet Corn Season at Hummel Park

By Vinton Today · 11:36am July 27th, 2015
Blessed Hope Church will be selling sweetcorn today, while supplies last. $4.00 Baker's Dozen, Proceeds will go toward local outreach programs.

American Red Cross to Host Iowa Resiliency Summit

By American Red Cross · 11:29am July 27th, 2015
Event will focus on how to make Iowans more prepared. The American Red Cross serving Greater Iowa is excited to host its first ever Iowa Resiliency Summit! This one day event on Wednesday, July 29, will focus on making Iowa a more prepared and resilient state by building at the local community and individual level.

Zachary Freedom to perform August 7th at Riverside Park

By Blessed Hope Church · 11:58am July 24th, 2015
There will be a performance by Zachary Freedom with an opening by Rachael Henkle on Friday August 7th at the Riverside Park in Vinton. Concert begins at 7:00 p.m. This concert will serve as a community "wrap-up" for the summer CSI program. This will be a great opportunity to enjoy some great music and see the kids who have participated in the summer CSI program who will also perform.

Post-Prom Committee to have booth at Fair Thursday, Friday

By V-S Community School District · 11:57am July 24th, 2015
There will be a booth for 2016 Post Prom at the Benton County Fair on Thursday and Friday evenings from 5:30 pm to 8:00 pm. All proceeds will go towards 2016 Post Prom. If you are interested in helping on the 2016 VS post prom committee meetings, they will take place the first Wednesday of every month at Windsor Manor.

Registration now open for 4th Annual Flaughless 5 K

By Georgia Meeker Sysouchanh · 3:27pm July 23rd, 2015
Click Here to Register for the 2015 Flaughless 5K Registration is Open! 4th Annual Flaughless 5K Saturday, October 10, 2015 | 10 am In memory of US Army Soldier, Dan Flaugh, 1986-2011 Please join us again for the 4th Annual Flaughless 5K memorial run/walk in Vinton, Iowa on Saturday, October 10, 2015.

PEO Chapter MZ to meet July 17

By Vinton Today · 8:34am July 21st, 2015
PEO Chapter MZ will meet Monday, July 17, 1:30 PM at the home of Pat Floyd assisted by Jo Schmidt.

Farm Bureau Cookout Contest set for July 25; all area grillers invited

By Benton County Farm Bureau Federation · 2:50pm July 20th, 2015
The eighth annual Benton County Farm Bureau Cookout Contest is set for Saturday July 25 at the fairgrounds in Vinton. This will be in conjunction with the Benton County Fair activities. There is no cost to enter the contest, although pre-registration is requested. Interested grillers are asked to call the Benton County Farm Bureau office at (319) 472-4710 or e-mail benton.

The 6th Annual Vinton-Shellsburg United Special Olymics Benefit Ride will take place on Saturday, Aug. 22. The prize in this year's raffle is a $2,500 all-inclusive vacation gift certificate provided by the Travel Club managed by Julie Lindahl. All vehicles (not just bikes) are welcome; the event takes place rain or shine.

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