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COVID-19 Vaccine Schedule for August 2-6

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The best way to stop the spread of all COVID-19 virus strains, including the Delta variant, is for unvaccinated people to get vaccinated. COVID-19 vaccines are effective against the variants that are currently circulating, so all eligible people are urged to get vaccinated. Getting vaccinated protects against the current virus strains and decreases the chances of a vaccine-resistant variant developing in the future.

Vinton Antique and Flea Market September 10-11

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There will be a Antique and Flea Market held in Vinton on September 10th and 11th, at the Benton County Fairgrounds (1801 2nd ve. Vinton). Dealers will feature vintage, repurposed, primitive, antiques, as well as flea market treasures.You'll find everything from A to Z. The flea market will run on Friday from 9:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.

Chains Interrupted to hold Informational Meeting on Human Trafficking August 5

Garrison Emergency Services along with Tish Young from Chains Interrupted will be hosting an Informational Meeting on Human Trafficking.We have opened this up for all Benton County Emergency Services as well as residents of Benton County.Please join us to learn how to understand the indicators of human trafficking, how it's on the rise and the second largest criminal industry in the world.
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Bring the Noise 5K, August 28 route announced

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Calling all runners (and walkers)! Come join us for the Annual "Bring the Noise 5K" brought to you by Vinton Noon Kiwanis.We will have a 5K Race & A 1 Mile Fun Run/Walk. Back in person this year we are lacing up our shoes on August 28.Registration opens 8am-8:45amThe race begins at 9:00 am.Gather on the Eastside of the Benton County Courthouse.Registration can be done online or in-person on the day of the event.

Quilts of Valor Presentation Scheduled for August 21

There will be a Quilts of Valor Presentation on Saturday, August 21 beginning at 1:00 p.m. The event will be held at the VFW Post 8884 & Auxilary, located at 5999 25th Ave. Trail, Vinton.The public is welcome to attend. Refreshments will be served following the ceremony.

Vinton-Shellsburg Wrestling Fundraiser Saturday, August 7th, 5:00 p.m.

Vinton-Shellsburg Wrestling Fundraiser!This year for our fundraiser we are planning a slow pitch softball game, Wrestlers vs. Vinton Police Department! This is to help raise money to help benefit our wrestling program, and to help raise good awareness for the police department with all the negativity in their world lately!Tickets will cost $5 for students within the VS school district, $10 for non-students, and free admission for individual sponsors.
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