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Area Students recognized by Governor Reynolds for Academic Excellence

Olivia Bohlen, Belle Plaine Community School The following students were recognized by Gov. Kim Reynolds and Lt. Governor Adam Gregg for outstanding academic achievement at the 20th Annual Governor’s Scholar Recognition Ceremony on May 1st at Hy-Vee Hall in Des Moines.The statewide program, sponsored by the Iowa Governor’s Office, Iowa High School Athletic Association (IHSAA) and its title sponsor the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF), honored 419 high school seniors from across Iowa.

Don Alden celebrates 95th Birthday

Shellsburg American Legion member Don Alden is turning 95 on May 8! Don has the honor of being our last WW II member and is doing great.His family is asking if you want to call or send a  message in the next few weeks, here are the details:Rev. Don Alden6607 30th Ave. Dr.Shellsburg, IA 52332Home phone: (319) 436.2140djalden@fmtcs.com
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Five Financial Literacy Tips for Parents

By Tammy BramleyIowa Student Loan Liquidity Corporation board member (May 2, 2022) - It's a great time to figure out or revisit your family's financial plan. Parents with K-12 students should include financial planning for education or training after high school as an integral part of any such plan. These tips from the experts at Iowa Student Loan Liquidity Corporation, which offers college financing under the name ISL Education Lending, can help.

Vinton Unlimited is looking for a PART-TIME Intern/ambassador.

Are you friendly, self-motivated, responsible, creative, social media savvy, love Vinton and want to see others fall in love with your hometown as well? Vinton Unlimited, a chamber of commerce and economic development group, is looking for someone who fits this bill! We are hiring a PART-TIME person as an intern/ambassador.This position will pay $10/hour and consist of 5 hours a week, year-round.

Dr. (Rev.) Lyle and Marilyn Dake Celebrate 65th Anniversary

Dr.(Rev) Lyle Dake and Marilyn (White) Dake of Lawrenceville IL will celebrate their 65th anniversary on Monday, April 25th. Lyle is a 1956 graduate of the Vinton High School and Marilyn graduated from Urbana High School in 1957 The couple were married at the Little Brown Church in Nashua IA and have been blessed with 4 children, 3 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren.
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North Eden Willing Workers Minutes 4/10/22

North Eden Willing WorkersApril 10, 2022The North Eden Willing Workers met at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Vinton. The meeting was called to order and roll call was answered with your favorite Easter candy. The secretary and treasurer’s reports were read. The club has a balance of $1,508.34. The birthday officer recognized birthdays in March and April.

East-Central Iowa REC Awards 12 Students $1,000 Scholarships

East-Central Iowa REC is proud to announce it has awarded $1,000 scholarships to one young man who plans to further his education in the Powerline Technician program and 11 graduating seniors who plan to further their education in a diverse range of programs. Congratulations to these deserving students! 1. Alex Ludeking, Benton Community High School - Parents: George and Theresa Ludeking, Norway, a.

Congressional Art Contest for High School Students Deadline April 29

About the CompetitionEach spring, the Congressional Institute sponsors a nationwide high school visual art competition to recognize and encourage artistic talent in the nation and in each congressional district. Since the Artistic Discovery competition began in 1982, more than 650,000 high school students have participated.Students submit entries to their representative’s office, and panels of district artists select the winning entries.
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Happy Birthday Don Alden

Shellsburg American Legion member Don Alden is turning 95 on May 8! Don has the honor of being our last WW II member and is doing great.His family is asking if you want to call or send a card or message in the next few weeks, here are the details:Rev. Don Alden6607 30th Ave. Dr.Shellsburg, IA 52332Home phone: (319) 436.2140 or email djalden@fmtcs.

IHCA Foundation Offers Health Care Scholarships

IHCA Foundation Offers Health Care Scholarships for Long-Term Care Employees, High School Students, Veterans and Rural Iowa Residents88 scholarships now available; applications due May 31The Iowa Health Care Association (IHCA) Foundation is offering 88 scholarships to help individuals interested in pursuing or advancing their career in long-term care.
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