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Events And Activities

Shellsburg American Legion Auxiliary Soup Supper

The Shellsburg American Legion Auxiliary will be hosting a Soup Supper.Date: March 29Time: 5 pm - 7 pmWe will be serving:Homemade Chicken Noodle SoupChiliPotato SoupRelishes, Crackers and Bars.Coffee and Cold DrinksCost is a Free Will DonationProceeds to benefit the Shellsburg Public LibraryFor questions, please call Martha at 319-436-2217

Garrison 1st Responders Fundraising Spaghetti Supper and Auction, April 2

The Garrison 1st Responders will hold a Spaghetti Dinner and Auction on Saturday, April 2. Doors will open at the Garrison Emergency Servcices building at 5:00 p.m. with dinner being served at 5:30 pm. A Silent Auction will be held until 6:30 p.m. with the Live Auction beginning at 7:00 p.m.The cost for the meal will be $10 for Adults and $5 for Children 12 & Under.
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Vinton Class of 1960 class reunion date set for September 17

Vinton's Class of 1960 will hold their 60th Class Reunion, on Saturday, September 17th at noon at the Pizza Ranch in Vinton. It is being celebrated two years late because of the COVID pandemic.  If members of the class have any questions on this event, please contact me at your convenience.  Thanks a lot!Roger Rinderknecht

Bingo! Sunday, March 27 5-7:00 p.m.

Meet Sunday, March 27, 2022 from 5:00 PM  7:00 PM at the Vinton Skate & Activity Center for a FREE evening of fun!Bring your family and friends for a great night! Prizes will be given to the winners. Concessions will be available. No food/beverage are to be brought into the building.

Beef and Noodle Dinner, Saturday, March 26 5-7 p.m.

Join the Garrison Lions this Saturday at the Garrison Emergency Center for their Beef & Noodles Supper. Serving will be from 5:00 pm - 7:00 pm. There will be dine-in and drive-through options available. The menu will be homemade Beef & Noodles, green beans, a roll, and fruit. Meals are available for a free-will donation.All proceeds support local scholarships, community events, and community groups.
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VFD Spring Fish Fry Fundraiser 2022, Friday, March 25

This Friday, March 25, from 4-7 the Vinton Fire Department will be holding their Fish Fry Fundraiser at the fire station. *Free-will donation*Our annual fish fry fundraiser serving our hand-breaded fried fish, coleslaw, baked beans, dinner roll, and a great selection of homemade desserts. Dine-in or carry-out available.Proceeds will be added to the funds required to replace our current Self-Contained Breathing Apparatus (SCBA) that are nearing the end of the NFPA compliant lifespan.

Eco-Extravaganza: Feelin' the Heat with the BCC April 23

On Saturday, April 23 from 11:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. Benton County Conservation will be holding an Eco-Extravaganza at the Benton County Conservation Center located at 5718 20th Ave. Dr., Vinton.Smokey the Bear will be there... Will you?Come learn about prairies, fire safety, play games, make crafts and more! This event is free and is suitable for the whole family.

Dementia Live will be hosted at the Vinton Public Library March 29

On Tuesday, March 29th at 10 a.m a program that will be geared toward caregivers, Home Care Assistance at the Vinton Public Library. Home Care Assistance will lead an interactive program that helps attendees understand the challenges of living with dementia.
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American Legion to hold Tenderloin Dinner Thursday, March 24

On Thursday, March 24, from 5-7 p.m. the American Legion George G Luckey Post 57 will hold a Tenderloin Dinner. The cost for the meal is $10.00. The meal includes an 8 oz. Tenderloin, french fries, coleslaw and dessert for $10.00.The Legion is located at 105 R Ave. in Vinton. 


Iowans interested in issues vital to rural communities are invited to attend the 2022 Iowa Rural Summit, organized by the Iowa Rural Development Council. The event will be held on April 12th and 13th at the Gateway Hotel and Convention Center in Ames, Iowa. Communities are encouraged to register teams of three, though individuals are also eligible to attend the event.
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