Several area veterans were able to take part in the Eastern Iowa Honor Flight #39 this week. Some shared their photos and a bit about their trip. Darrell Williams, a Vietnam Veteran said, "I had not flown since I came home from Vietnam which has been 52 years." He said that his day in Washington D.C. was the most unforgettable experience. "Thank you all for the wonderful letters I received on my Honor Flight I enjoyed them all so much and all the messages on Facebook.
"Shang Chi and the Legend of the Rings" opens Friday, September 24, and plays in our regular weekend schedule, Friday and Saturday, 2 pm and 7 pm, and Sunday at 7 pm. "Shang Chi" is rated PG-13 and runs 132 minutes.Marvel fans rejoice! Many say this is the best of the series. Indeed, Rotten Tomatoes rates it a FRESH 92% from critics and a resounding 98% from audiences.
The Brandon United Methodist Women's Annual Fall Supper and Bazaar will be held on Saturday, September 25, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the church located at 507 Main St. in Brandon. Cost for the meal: Adult's $10Kids $5 agest 5-124 and under FreeThe meal includes:Homemade chicken and noodlesMashed PotatoesSquashGreen BeansSalad Bar DessertA quart of Chicken and noodles $6.
WHERE: Virginia Gay Hospital in VintonWHEN: WHERE: Virginia Gay Hospital in VintonWHEN: Monday, September 20th 11:00am – 5:00pm Tuesday, September 21st 7:00am – 3:00pm Thursday, September 23rd 10:00am – 6:00pmWHO: Anyone 18 years and olderCOST: FreeBoth Moderna and Janssen (Johnson & Johnson) will be available. Must be able to return the week of October 18th – October 22nd for second Moderna vaccine, no 2nd dose required for Janssen (Johnson & Johnson)Please call our office at 319-472-6460 with any questionsCOVID Recovery Iowa offers free virtual counseling and assistance for all Iowans affected by COVID19.
At Monday night's School Board meeting the choice to leave mask-wearing decisions to the parents passed by a 4-3 vote. Voting in favor of parental control were Rob Levis, Tom Burke, Sue Gates and Jake Fish. Voting in favor of masking were Mike Timmerman, Kathy VanSteenhuyse and Becky Williams.The meeting opened with an explanation to the attendees about how the public comment time would work.
In Person or via Zoom at https://us06web.zoom.us/j/83144075221?pwdVmN4TEpHVFN6SWRZcXVSQ0lBcTNwdz09Meeting ID: 831 4407 5221 Pass Code: XF4LzGMonday, September 20, 2021 7:00 p.m.Central Office Board Room, 1502 C Ave. Vinton, Iowa 523491. Call to Order2. Roll Call/Pledge of Allegiance3. Receive Visitors/Audience Comments4. Administrator Reports5. Superintendent Report6.
*incumbent AtkinsMayor -Bruce Visser, running unopposedCouncil - Vote for 3 - James Koehn, EJ Bell, Samantha PetersenCouncil-Vacancy - *Julie DeMeulenaere, Michael StewartBelle PlaineCouncil at Large - Mitch Malcolm unopposedCouncil Ward 1 - Lyle Morrow, Jacki McDermottCouncil Ward 3 - Judy Schlesselman unopposedPark Board Commissioner - Tracy Papesh unopposedBlairstownMayor-No candidateCouncil-Vote for 3- Brad Davidson, Brian HagenGarrisonMayor-Garrett Flickinger unopposedCouncil-Vote for 3Robert Decker, Tina Rommann, Allan Ray Lindsey, Danielle Auen, Alex J.