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VSEA reception to honor retirees, award winners

By V-S Community School District · 11:54am May 2nd, 2016 · 11 hours ago
The Vinton-Shellsburg Education Association will honor the district's retirees and present award during its annual reception on Wednesday, May 11. The event takes place from 4-5:30 p.m. at the VS administration office. Honorees include: 2016 VSCSD Retirees: Melvin Hurst – 44 yrs.

Flourishing Families announces Free trainiing workshop

By Crystal Hall, CPPC Director · 7:35pm May 1st, 2016
Flourishing Families of Benton and Iowa Counties is pleased to announce a free training open to anyone living or working in Benton or Iowa Counties. Immersion 101 training, is an introduction to the four strategies of Community Partnerships: Shared Decision Making, Individualized Course of Action, Policy and Practice Change, and Neighborhood and Community Networking.

Vinton Garden Club's 33rd Annual Plant Sale set for Friday

By Fran Stueck · 3:54am April 27th, 2016
It's that time of the year for the Vinton Garden Club annual plant sale scheduled for Friday, April 29, 2016 at the Benton County Fairgrounds in the open class building. The doors will open at 5:00 p.m. to 6:30 p.m. The members are busy potting up perennial plants for the public to purchase. President, Fran Stueck said, “I would buy plants from someone locally that has been growing them in their garden, because you know they are hardy in this area.

Vinton Today has learned that the 5th Annual Flaughless 5K, in honor of VS alum Dan Flaugh, will be the last one. Organizer Georgia Meeker Sysouchanh sent out the following announcment this morning: After careful thought and consideration, I’ve decided this year’s race on Saturday, October 15, 2016 will be the last race.

P.E.O. Chapter HG to meet

By Vinton Today · 3:23pm April 23rd, 2016
P.E.O. Chapter HG will meet Monday night, April 25th at the home of Kathie Ervin at 7:30 P.M.. The program will be given by Pat Beatty.

Vinton Feeds the World raising funds for food packaging project

By Vinton Today · 11:14am April 21st, 2016
Wednesday, May 4th 5 to 7pm or until gone Bethlehem Lutheran Church 1206 C Avenue, Vinton free will offering Dinner includes: Pasta with marinara or alfredo sauce Garlic Bread Homemade salads and desserts All proceeds will go to purchase meals for Vinton Feeds the World food packaging event to be held on September 11th.

Shellsburg American Legion to host Fish Fry, Friday, April 22

By Vinton Today · 10:59am April 19th, 2016
Mark your calendars for the Shellsburg American Legion Fish Fry Annual Spring Fish Fry on Friday, April 22 from 5 - 8 pm. Serving All you can eat Fish, Baked Potato, Salad bar, Juice & Coffee and cup cakes for dessert. Admission is Adults: $9, Kids 5-12: $6 and 4 & Under: Free. All proceeds to go to charities sponsored by the Legion.

Vinton MOPS to host a Mothers and Daughters Luncheon

By Vinton MOPS · 10:38pm April 18th, 2016
Bring the women in your life and join us for a 4 course plated meal reminiscent of an English High Tea. Saturday May 7th Blessed Hope Church 11:00 and 1:00 Reservations Available Adults $20 Children 10 & under $15 This event is open to the public and proceeds go towards our ministry of supporting moms in our community and funding our groups service projects.

PEO Chapter MZ to meet April 25

By Jackie Shoettmer · 12:00am April 18th, 2016
PEO Chapter MZ will meet at the home of Pat Floyd, at 1:30, Monday April 25. Assistant Hostess is Marilyn Mehlhaus. Kay Santman will give the program

Bethlehem Lutheran Church to host effort to Feed the World

By Marta Bauer · 12:00am April 18th, 2016
Bethlehem Lutheran Church, 1206 C Avenue, Vinton is having a fundraiser dinner on Wednesday, May 4th from 5 to 7pm. The dinner will include pasta with marinara or alfredo sauce, garlic bread, homemade salads and desserts. A free will offering will be accepted. 100% of the proceeds will go to the Vinton Feeds the World 2016 food packaging event to be held on September 11th.

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