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HACAP Cell Phone Text Alerts Available for Weather Related Closings

Sign-up with Linda or Tanja Closings will be listed on KCRG as HACAP Vinton Meal Site If Benton Co Transportation is listed as closed for weather reasons there will be no meal service on that day. The site may be open even if Vinton Head Start is closed. The site does not close when the Vinton-Shellsburg Schools close. For any questions

Babinet Law Firm, PLC opens in Vinton

Rachel Babinat has opened a new law office in Vinton. The Babinat Law Firm, PLC, was established on October 10, 2022, and is located at 510 A Ave. in Vinton (the former Region's Bank).Babinet had formerly been with at the Mossman Law Firm and then left to start a solo practice. She will be specializing in the areas of wills, drafting Power Of Attorney documents, Estate, Estate Planning, Probate Administration and Corporate (LLC) Law.
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Mr. Handyman joins Vinton Unlimited

Darran Sellers owner of Mr. Handyman of Cedar Rapids and Iowa City joined Vinton Unlimited. With a ribbon cutting, Sellers shared with those gathered a bit about the business."We are excited to bring the Mr. Handyman® brand to the Cedar Rapids and Iowa City area. Mr. Handyman is North America’s leading commercial and residential property maintenance, repair and improvement company," he said.


 All store locations to provide 15% discount on November 11 for service members This Veteran’s Day, Friday, November 11, the Fareway family would like to thank all veterans and active service members. Fareway store locations in a seven-state region will be offering a fifteen percent discount to veterans, retired, active-duty, reserve, and guard service members.

The Closet by E will "pop up" in downtown Vinton through November

The Closet by E a is a Women’s Classic & Contemporary Apparel Shop for all ages. The Closet provides a range of accessories & clothing, including Plus Sizes, in casual loungewear, workwear, and semi-formal styles. With a background in Fashion Design, owner Elizabeth Fischer is able to assist customers in finding the perfect outfit for any occasion.
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We have been nominated as one of five organizations to win up to $5,000 in Veridian Credit Union’s Spark the Spirit campaign. Everyone with a valid email is eligible to vote - one vote per person. Voting is open NOW through 11:59 pm on 11/11. Please click the link below, choose the Cedar Valley region and vote for Better Together! *please share with all of your friends and family to help us secure first place!*https://www.

Tootsie's raising money for area Fire & Police Departments

Tootie's Ice Cream and More will be sharing their profit over the weekend to help support the Vinton and La Porte City Police Departments. From Friday, November 5th through Sunday, November 6th, the business will donate 10% of their sales to each department. In Vinton the money will be used toward equipment and in LaPorte it will go toward the Shop with a Cop event.

AmeriCorps Has a Job Opening

 The AmeriCorps NCCC campus in Vinton, Iowa currently has a job opening for Member Development Associate. This position is part of a team that assists members to gain life skills and career development. This person provides a variety of administrative and technical functions to support member development. To learn more about the position and apply go to https://www.
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Retirement Open House for Randy Stein

A Retirement Open House in Randy Stein's honor will be held on December 8. 2022 from 1-5:00 p.m. at the Benton County Farm Bureau Office. Feel free to join Stein and his team in celebration. Stein has served Benton County for the last 34 years. The office is located at 1105 West 9th St. in Vinton. 

Opal & Hazel's November Newsletter

Wow what a year!We are finishing up 2022 in November instead of December with just 7 total dates (5 public and 2 private).A LOT of our customers are freezing our fully baked pizzas now to enjoy later. So, if you are interested in this, just let us know when you order, and we won't cut your pizza. The whole process is pretty simple and when you "re-bake" our pizza, you would swear that you just picked it up from us! Maybe another venture for us.
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