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· 5:02pm July 29th, 2016
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· 2:08pm July 29th, 2016
Alice United Methodist Church, will hold the Men's Ice Cream Social August 7 Serving from 4:00-7:30 PM The menu includes: Barbecue Pork and Maidrite Sandwiches, Potato Salad, Watermelon, Chips, Desserts and Ice Cream with Toppings! Cost: FREE WILL DONATION All proceeds go toward medical expenses for Aubry Attwood and Carley Neustel BAKE SALE:proceeds to Church Circles Alice United Methodist Church is located 4 1/2 miles east of Center Point on the Central City Highway.
· 11:22am July 29th, 2016
Our Vinton Boomtown Committee had a "prep" meeting last night with the Vinton Police Dept., and we are very pleased to say that the plans are all coming together nicely!! We did think we should take advantage of the remaining 30 days to remind our Facebook Friends of a few things, and as always, ask you to share the information! Vinton Boomown takes place Friday, Aug.
· 2:32pm July 28th, 2016
The International Mountain Bicycling Association’s (IMBA) Subaru/IMBA Trail Care Crew will be in Vinton on July 29th and 30th to talk trails, teach proper trail building technique and spend quality time digging in the dirt. This visit is one of about 40 stops on the 2016 nationwide tour and everyone is invited to attend the weekend’s events at no cost.
· 12:27pm July 28th, 2016
Please be sure to mark your calendar for the 1st Annual Shellsburg Lions Golf Cart Gala on Aug 13. The Shellsburg Lions along with Pearl St Social Club and Coops Roadhouse are sponsoring a parade of golf carts (decorated or not) and ANY OTHER entries. The parade starts at 5:00 pm from the school and the street dance at 7:00 pm.
· 3:45pm July 27th, 2016
WHO: The Vinton American Legion WHAT: Burgers and Brats Fry WHERE: Fareway's Parking Lot WHEN: Saturday July 30th, 11:00 to 2:00 COST: Freewill Donation In addition to burgers and brats we will be serving potato chips and lemonade. All proceeds go to the Benton County Freedom Rock
· 7:30pm July 25th, 2016
John Yundt and Jon Clingman – two Vinton area businessmen and music lovers from the 1960’s and 1970’s, thought it would be nice to bring an Iowa musician to Vinton to perform for the public. Craig Erickson and his band will perform at no cost to the community on Thursday August 11, 2016 from 7-10 p.
· 10:29am July 25th, 2016
Breast Cancer Survivors Will meet Monday August 8 at 5:30 p.m. for dinner and conversation at Windsor Manor in the dining room. Fiver dollar donation for the meal. Reservations not required.
· 10:22pm July 24th, 2016
Blessed Hope Church will be holding their annual Sweetcorn Sale at Hummel Park featuring the Lutz Farm Sweetcorn...the park is located across from McDowell's. Corn will be $4 for a baker's dozen, funds go to sponsor the in town missions projects. Corn will be available Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday, beginning at 9:00 a.
· 9:37am July 22nd, 2016
The 32nd Annual Vinton Cruise will take place tomorrow, July 23. Hundreds of vehicles from all over Iowa and beyond are expected. Owners will begin arriving at around 3 p.m. when registration begins. The cruise will begin at 7 p.m. See the event Facebook page HERE.