Archive for July, 2010

Ronald Lewis

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 6:17 am

Funeral Services for 60 year old Ronald Lewis of Columbus Junction is at 10:30 Tuesday morning at the Stacy-Lewis Home for Funeral and Cremation Services in Columbus Junction. Visitation is Monday from 4 to 7pm at the the Funeral Home. Burial is at the Columbus City Cemetery. A memorial has been established at the Funeral Home.

Alice Goodwin

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 6:17 am

Celebration of Life Services for 89 year old Alice Goodwin of Kalona will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Saturday at the Kalona United Methodist Church.  Burial will be in the Wellman Public Cemetery.  Visitation will be held Friday from 2:00 to 7:00 with family present from 2 – 4 and from 5 – 7 at the Peterseim Funeral Home in Kalona.

Asbury United Methodist Church Vacation Bible School

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 5:40 am

Asbury United Methodist Church in Wellman invites all children ages 3 through starting 6th grade to become space cadets at our summer space voyage Vacation Bible School: GALACTIC BLAST: A COSMIC ADVENTURE PRAISING GOD on July 26th through July 29 from 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. each evening. A light meal will be served each evening. Come join us in our space adventure learning about the Creator of our Universe during our “Out of this World” week of VBS! To register, please contact Melanie Stutzman, VBS Director, at 319-325-5552 or 319-646-2367. Pre-registration is encouraged!

Louisa County Conservation at Louisa County Fair

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 5:35 am

The Louisa County Conservation will be represented at this year’s Louisa County Fair in Columbus Junction.

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Highland Huskie 5k Run/Walk Fundraiser

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 5:25 am

The Highland High School Student Health and Wellness Committee is hosting the First Annual 5K Run/Walk and Kids Run.

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Brinton Film Festival

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 3:25 am

Title: Brinton Film Festival
Description: The Brinton Film Festival will be showing at the Ainsworth Opera House on Friday, July 30 and Saturday, July 31st at 7:30 p.m. Some of the films that will be showing during the program date back to the 19th century and many of the films are exclusive to the Opera House. Before they start the program, there will be an ice cream social on both nights at 7 p.m. For more information about the Brinton Film Festival, contact Michael Zahs at 319-653-6250.
Start Date: 2010-07-30
End Date: 2010-07-31

Hooverfest

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 3:23 am

Title: Hooverfest
Description: The annual celebration of Herbert Hoover’s birthday, “Hooverfest,” takes place on Saturday, August 7 from 9 a.m. until 11 p.m. at the Herbert Hoover Presidential Historic Site in West Branch. There will be live entertainment, an arts and crafts fair, over one-hundred exhibits and food vendors, and a fireworks display that night. This year, firefighters and first responders will also be honored with the U.S. Flag Honor ceremony. For more information, call 319-643-5327.
Date: 2010-08-07

United Methodist Church Sale

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 2:38 am

Title: United Methodist Church Sale
Description: The United Methodist Church of Washington is holding a sale of many different items (today/tomorrow) on Saturday, August 6th from 2 to 7 p.m. and Sunday, August 7th from 8 a.m. until noon in the church basement in Washington. There will be a bake sale, and they will be selling kids clothes, furniture, tools, toys, games, books, and more. All proceeds go the Washington Area Life Fund.
Start Date: 2010-08-06
End Date: 2010-08-07

“Players 4 Payton” Slow-pitch Tournament

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 2:33 am

Title: “Players 4 Payton” Slow-pitch Tournament
Description: The Annual “Players 4 Payton” Slow-pitch Tournament is taking place on Saturday, August 7. The event is taking place at the Riverside ball fields at 7:30 a.m. The schedule of events for the rest of the day include “Kross Kountry” from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., a HACAP food drive from 9 a.m. to noon, a Home Run Derby from 1 to 2 p.m. and a Kids Carnival from 1 to 4 p.m., featuring clowns at 2 p.m. Concessions will be open all day. Contact Cassie Olson at 319-548-1379 for more information.
Date: 2010-08-07

Ainsworth Vacation Bible School

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 2:22 am

Title: Ainsworth Vacation Bible School
Description: The Ainsworth Community Church will hold its annual Vacation Bible School from Monday through Thursday, July 29th from 6 to 8 p.m. with each evening with a light supper. There is no cost to participate, and anyone aged 4 years old through having finished 6th grade are welcome to participate. For more information call 461-0266.
Start Date: 2010-07-26
End Date: 2010-07-29

Highland High School Kids Fun Run

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 2:06 am

Title: Highland High School Kids Fun Run
Description: Highland High School Student Health and Wellness Committee is hosting the First Annual One-Mile Kids Fun Run on Saturday, September 18 at 8 a.m. Registration begins at 7 a.m. at Riverside Elementary. The Student Health Committee will be using the proceeds towards implementing nutrition and fitness programs within the school district. Food and drink will be available after the race. Registration before Tuesday, August 31st costs $10 and guarantees a t-shirt. Registration after August 31st is $15.

Date: 2010-09-18

Highland High School 5k Run/Walk

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 2:02 am

Title: Highland High School 5k Run/Walk
Description: Highland High School Student Health and Wellness Committee is hosting the First Annual 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, September 18 at 8 a.m. Registration begins at 7 a.m. at Riverside Elementary. The Student Health Committee will be using the proceeds towards implementing nutrition and fitness programs within the school district. Food and drink will be available after the race. Registration before Tuesday, August 31st costs $20 and guarantees a t-shirt. Registration after that date is $25.
Date: 2010-09-18

Highland High School 5k Run/Walk

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 2:01 am

Title: Highland High School 5k Run/Walk
Description: Highland High School Student Health and Wellness Committee is hosting the First Annual 5k Run/Walk on Saturday, September 18 at 8 a.m. Registration begins at 7 a.m. at Riverside Elementary. The Student Health Committee will be using the proceeds towards implementing nutrition and fitness programs within the school district. Food and drink will be available after the race. Registration before Tuesday, August 31st costs $20 and guarantees a t-shirt. Registration after that date is $25.
Date: 2010-09-18

Eighth Annual KET Memorial Golf Outing

Posted: Saturday, July 24th, 2010 at 1:52 am

Title: Eighth Annual KET Memorial Golf Outing
Description: The eighth Annual KET Memorial Golf Outing will be held on Saturday, August 21 Lagos Acres in Keota with tee off at 11. This is a Two Person Best Ball with an eight inch cup event. The cost is $50 per team with a cart or $40 without a cart. There will be meal and raffle items available. Contact Dixie Conrad at 319.863.3032 or Bryan Tobin at 319.461.4006 for more information.
Date: 2010-08-21

Joy “Un-Speak-A-Bell”

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 11:44 pm

Title: Joy \”Un-Speak-A-Bell\”
Description: Handbell soloist Kristine Stout of The Joybell Theater and Gift Shop in Nashville, Indiana, will provide a special concert titled “Joy Un-Speak-a-Bell” at 7 p.m. on Friday, August 6, at the Louisa County Heritage Center in Wapello. Tickets are $7 at the door. Proceeds from the concert will support the Louisa County Historical Society.
Date: 2010-08-06

Washington Chamber Lady Fun Day

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 11:43 pm

Title: Washington Chamber Lady Fun Day
Description: Ladies, if you are a Chamber Member, work for a Chamber Member Business, or a member of the Washington Golf and Country Club, you’re invited to come to the Washington Golf and Country Club on Tuesday, August 3rd for Ladies Fun Day. Tee times start at 10 a.m. and run until 4:30 p.m. If you are not a golfer you can sign up to come for dinner only. Please call the chamber at 653-3272 to set your tee times or to reserve your dinner.
Date: 2010-08-03

Washington Chamber Lady Fun Day

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 11:43 pm

Title: Washington Chamber Lady Fun Day
Description: Ladies, if you are a Chamber Member, work for a Chamber Member Business, or a member of the Washington Golf and Country Club, you’re invited to come to the Washington Golf and Country Club on Tuesday, August 3rd for Ladies Fun Day. Tee times start at 10 a.m. and run until 4:30 p.m. If you are not a golfer you can sign up to come for dinner only. Please call the chamber at 653-3272 to set your tee times or to reserve your dinner.
Date: 2010-07-23

Washington Chamber Men Fun Day

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 11:42 pm

Title: Washington Chamber Men Fun Day
Description: Men, if you are a Chamber Member, work for a Chamber Member Business, or a member of the Washington Golf and Country Club, you’re invited to come to the Washington Golf and Country Club (today/tomorrow) on Wednesday, August 25th for Men\’s Fun Day. There is a shotgun start format, Four Man Best Shot starting at 9 a.m., Noon and 3p.m. If you are not a golfer you can sign up to come for dinner only. Please call the Chamber at 653-3272 to reserve your time or to reserve your dinner.
Date: 2010-08-25

WCCB “Small Wonders”

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 11:42 pm

Title: WCCB “Small Wonders”
Description: The Washington County Conservation Board will be hosting a “Small Wonders: Hop, Skip, and Jump” program on Saturday, July 24. The program will begin at the Conservation Education Center at Marr Park at 10 a.m. There will be stories, crafts, and hands-on activities about how animals move. There is also a hike to look for animals and animal tracks. All children, ages 3 – 5, must be accompanied by an adult. This session is limited to 14 preschoolers. To register, call Washington Kirkwood at 653-4655.
Date: 2010-7-24

Washington Mennonite Church Bible School

Posted: Friday, July 23rd, 2010 at 9:43 pm

Title: Washington Mennonite Church Bible School
Description: All children aged four years old to those that have completed fifth grade are invited to attend Washington Mennonite Church’s Vacation Bible School from Monday, July 26 through Thursday, July 29 at Crooked Creek Christian Camp. Each evening’s activities will begin at 5:30 and parents can be picked up at 7:30 p.m. For more information or to register, call 653-3785 or 653-5207.
Date: 2010-07-26