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· 3:25pm March 11th, 2014 · 9 hours ago
Blessed Hope Adult and Youth Missions to hold All you can eat Spaghetti Supper to raise fund for future missions trips helping those at home and abroad. The supper will be held at the American Legion on Saturday, March 29, 2014 from 5-7 p.m. There will also be a pie auction featuring homemade pies baked by the local congregation.
· 10:31am March 11th, 2014 · 14 hours ago
Tuesday, March 18th marks the date of the “Cruisin’ Through the Decades”, Middle School Vocal Concert. This program will be presented by the Vinton-Shellsburg 7th and 8th Grade Choirs and Show Choir. The performance will begin at 7:00 at the high school auditorium. Songs from the 1950’s through 2014 will be highlighted.
· 11:47am March 6th, 2014
On October 24, 2012, Benton County’s Social Host Ordinance took effect. At this time efforts are being made to have this ordinance implemented in all Benton County towns. This training is being offered to provide information from the law enforcement perspective on the importance of this ordinance, how it can be effectively implemented, and the benefits to the community.
· 5:17pm March 5th, 2014
PEO Chapter HG will meet at Ervin Motor Co. on Monday, March 10, 2014 at 7:30 PM.
· 5:16pm March 5th, 2014
PEO Chapter MZ will meet Monday, March 10, at 1:30 PM at the home of Pat Floyd assisted by Pat De Klotz.
· 11:40am February 28th, 2014
The Better Tomorrows Board will be meeting on March 5th at the Kirkwood Vinton Center at 12:00 p.m. Topics of discussion will be Financials, Co-Director Reports, Site Visit Form Review; Approval of Fiscal Agent; RFP Application Approval; Program Reports, By-Laws and Transition Plan. If you are interested in becoming involved in Better Tomorrows Early Childhood Iowa, please contact Heidi Schminke at 319-472-4543, e-mail: director@bettertomorrowseci.
· 10:17am February 28th, 2014
The V-S Voyager Dance Team will be holding their annual Spring Show tonight, Friday February 28, at 7 p.m. at the V-S Middle School Gym. Admission is $5; doors open at 6:30 pm. There will be door prizes, guest performances, Alumni Voyagers and lots of fun dancing!! Members of this year's team include Kyra Blix, Caitlin Kruckenberg, Daisy Johnson, Amanda Burkey, Kierra Howard, Rachel Nugent, and Kristen Halstead.
· 10:16am February 28th, 2014
The annual Vinton Kiwanis Club Pancake Day will take place Saturday March 1, at the Vinton Skate Center. Money raised goes towards college scholarships and youth based projects in our community. Tickets are $5 before Pancake Day or $6 at the door. Under school age eat FREE. Purchase tickets from any Vinton Kiwanis member or at Three Rivers Insurance, Vinton.
· 10:55am February 26th, 2014
A computer lab full of people (18) attended the Friends of the Center Point Library genealogy workshop Saturday, Feb. 22, at the new High School. The fund raiser for the Public Library was also made possible by CPU Schools, the Washington Township Trustees and by volunteer instructors Bob King, Center Point, and Linda Joy Schmidt, Cedar Rapids.
· 10:55am February 26th, 2014
Breast Cancer Survivors will meet Tuesday, March 4 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, Lisa Staab 472-5255 or Janet Woodhouse 472-4862..