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By Vinton Unlimited · November 19th, 2019
The 0% Holiday Loan Program runs November 1, 2019 through December 31, 2019 but don’t waste any time! Head down to the bank today to get signed up!To continue our efforts to promote shopping in Vinton, we are again offering the 0% Holiday Loan Program. This program allows shoppers to borrow money from Farmers Savings Bank at 0% interest fo until May 1, 2020 to make purchases at participating businesses.

The Benton County Community Foundation will join in celebrating Community Foundation Week, a nationwide event, November 12-18, 2019, to recognize the increasingly important role community foundations play in fostering local collaboration and innovation to address persistent civic and economic challenges.

PEO Chapter MZ news

By Vinton Today · November 4th, 2019
PEO Chapter MZ will meet Monday, November 11, at 1:30 PM, at Windsor Manor.  Donna Sutton will be the hostess and Annette Kruse will present the program.

PEO Chapter MZ to meet

By Vinton Today · October 21st, 2019
PEO Chapter MZ will meet Monday, October 28, at 1:30 PM, with hostess, Pat Deklotz, assisted by Nancy Beckman.  Bonnie Rohlena will present the program.

4-H meeting minutes for North Eden Willing workers.

By Vinton Today · October 20th, 2019
by Sam WaltonThe meeting of the North Eden Willing Workers was called to order at 5:10 p.m. The balance of the checkbook was $729.85. We discussed National 4-H week, between October 7th and October 11th.  We voted and approved doing Harvest meals at the co-op in Vinton for a fundraiser during Harvest Time we also decided and approved on the pop tabs for the Ronald McDonald House fundraiser and service project the following locations are where the boxes will be found to donate pop tabs:Skating rinkBowling alleyLocal Schools BanksThe Country Cl...

Reminder; Any outstanding 2019 TNR Vinton Community Cat Vouchers from FOTSI expire November 1, 2019. We will be offering vouchers again starting early next yr (date will be announced) for free spay/neuter for free roaming cats to Vinton residents. Thank you to those watching out for homeless cats in your neighborhood (especially in cold weather).

Benton County Extension Seeks County Youth Coordinator

By Valerie Close, Editor · September 30th, 2019
JOB DESCRIPTION –COUNTY YOUTH COORDINATOR 10-7-2016Click for Job ApplicationI. JOB DESCRIPTION: This position will work in a team environment with Iowa State University Extension and Outreach Benton County Extension Council and staff to provide day to day leadership and management for Benton County 4-H and K-12 outreach programs, positive youth development efforts, and to provide education in the 4-H priority topics.

Mount Mercy University congratulates August 2019 grads

By Vinton Today · September 26th, 2019
The students listed below graduated from Mount Mercy University in August 2019. A commencement ceremony was held May 19, 2019, at the US Cellular Center in Cedar Rapids, Iowa.Mount Mercy, located in beautiful Cedar Rapids, Iowa, offers students a fulfilling education, promising people of all backgrounds solid preparation for a changing world.

Iowa State University summer graduates

By Vinton Today · September 25th, 2019
Iowa State University awarded degrees to 884 graduates this summer. Students earning degrees have the opportunity to participate in fall or spring commencement ceremonies.The following graduate is from Walford, Collin Powell, Master of Arts, Interior Design


By Vinton Today · September 24th, 2019
With Fall here it's time to take a photo of your favorite place in Iowa and enter Keep Iowa Beautiful's 10th Photography Contest aimed at raising awareness of Iowa's rural and urban beauty. This photo contest offers both amateur and experienced photographers an opportunity to tell Iowa's story in a fun, engaging way during your favorite season.

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