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· 1:20pm July 31st, 2015
Emma Redlinger would have celebrated her 15th birthday on Tuesday, Aug. 4. To celebrate her life, her family is organizing a "Happy Birthday Emma Grace" party at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 4, at Celebration Park in Vinton. "It's going to be big," says Emma's mom, Aimee. At least 20 miniature hot air lanterns will be lit and released in Emma's memory.
· 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!
· 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.
· 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.
· 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.
· 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.
· 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.
· 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.
· 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.
· 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.