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· 6:59pm November 19th, 2014
The Vinton Area Ministerial Association (VAMA) will hold its ecumenical Thanksgiving Service on Sunday, November 23 at 7 p.m. at the Presbyterian Church of Vinton, located at 608 1st Ave. The service will include scripture readings and short lessons from various area clergy, as well as music by the Presbyterian Church Adult Choir and Adult Hand Bell Choir.
· 10:02pm November 18th, 2014
The Garrison Cemetery Association will hold their Annual Meeting December 1, 2014 at 5:00 PM at the NEW Garrison Public Library at 201 East Pine Street. For information call 319-521-8165 or 319-030-7280.
· 10:43am November 14th, 2014
The Vinton Garden Club member of National Garden Clubs, Inc., District II, and Central Region met at 8:00 am, September 24, 2014, at the Benton County Conservation Center with Fran Stueck as hostess. Fran fixed a wonderful breakfast for us. After breakfast we had our program on “Migration of the Monarch Butterfly” by Karen Phelps, Benton County Naturalist.
· 11:39am November 12th, 2014
Santa Paws will be arriving during the Holiday Open House in downtown Vinton. Santa Paws will visit our adoption center located at 211 West 4th Street, on Sunday, November 23 from noon-4. We will be taking photos of your pet with Santa Paws and have the 4X6 photo available for $5 and will be printed on-site.
· 11:11am November 12th, 2014
The Benton County Cattlemen will hold their annual banquet Saturday, November 15 at Turner Hall in Keystone. Social is at 5:30 pm and Meal is at 6:00 pm. Cost is $20. Turner Hall will be catering the meal and there will also be a pie auction. For more information, call Neal Siela 319-560-2901.
· 6:49pm November 11th, 2014
The annual events that have become November traditions for Vinton return next Thursday, Nov. 20. The 5th Annual Veterans Patriotic Christmas Parade begins at 6 p.m. that evening. All local residents, businesses, organization and churches are invited to join the event. Line-up begins at 5:30 p.
· 11:34am November 10th, 2014
There will be a Chili Supper to help raise funds to send area Veterans to Washington D.C. for the tour of a lifetime. The supper will be held on Thursday, November 20th,from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. at the Vinton Fire Station. The Vinton Lions Club will be serving and donations will be collected. Be sure to stop here on your way to see the Christmas Parade.
· 12:27am November 8th, 2014
The Shellsburg Presbyterian Soup Supper will take place Sunday, November 9, from 4:30-7:00 PM. Cost:Adults-$8.00, Youth and Children-$4.00, Preschool-Free Serving soup, cinnamon rolls, salads, pie, and other desserts.
· 1:05pm November 6th, 2014
2nd Annual Viking Mens Alumni Basketball Tournament is Dec 20 starting at 10:00. Get in shape to beat last years winner, Class of 2007, captained by Matt Sima and Ross Timmermans. Teams need to be registered by Dec 5. First come first choice on t-shirt color! Contact Myra Kearns at 436-4728 ext 5727 or myra.
· 5:31pm November 5th, 2014
Vinton After 5 club will be having a craft sale on Nov.11, at 6:15 p.m. Ladies bring your crafts or bakery items. Proceeds go to support the Stonecroft ministries. Speaker Karen Anderson from Sioux Falls S. Dakota will be speaking "From Darkness to Light". Reservations call Bev. Citanio at 472 2171.