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Let the Voyagers help “Jazz Up” your wardrobe

By Vinton Today · October 23rd, 2020
Looking to “Jazz” up your wardrobe? Check out these “Hip” apparel items and you too can “kick” it with the Voyagers!Click here and here to view options!

Iowa PBS seeks stories of rural Iowa

By Vinton Today · October 21st, 2020
Iowa PBS has launched a new initiative intended to celebrate the people, culture and stories of rural America by showcasing the diversity, traditions and richness of small town and rural life in Iowa. During this ongoing research project, Iowa PBS will conduct interviews with stakeholders from all across the state that serve rural Iowa as well as partner with local filmmakers and journalists to shine a spotlight on compelling, relevant and authentic stories.

Charitable Planning Key to Strengthening Communities

By Benton County Community Foundation · October 20th, 2020
We all are living in different times which present an opportunity to slow down and think about what truly matters most to us. October is National Financial Planning Month, an ideal time to reflect on one’s financial health and to review or establish a personal financial plan. Reviewing household expenses and creating a budget, building up your savings, consolidating or paying off debt and planning for retirement are just a few components of developing a financial plan.

Scholarship Provides Money for College Along with Valuable Tips

By State Of Iowa · October 20th, 2020
Registered Iowa high school seniors receive emailed tips on planning and paying for college and a chance to earn one of 30 $2,000 college scholarshipsRegistration opens today for a scholarship that offers Iowa high school seniors a chance to receive one of 30 scholarships worth $2,000 for college while learning important financial literacy skills.

Volunteer Iowa is pleased to announce applications are now open for Volunteer Generation Fund grants. Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) grant funds support development and strengthening of the volunteer infrastructure in Iowa through Volunteer Centers. Existing Volunteer Generation Fund (VGF) grantees as well as new organizations that have the capacity and funding to support Volunteer Center functions are eligible to apply.

Two area Lions Members receive Lamplighter Award of Appreciation

By Vinton Lions Club · October 9th, 2020
Vinton Lions Club congratulates Bret Nelson and Sheriff Ron Tippett for recently receiving the “Lamplighter Award of Appreciation”. Dale Schrad, 2nd Vice District Governor of District 9E, was available to present the awards. The Lamplighter Award of Appreciation is awarded to those who are invaluable to the clubs success whether in service or fundraising.

Area Parents Winners of College Savings Drawing

By State Of Iowa · October 7th, 2020
Thirty-nine Iowa parents and guardians each received $250 in college savings deposits after their entries were randomly selected in a quarterly drawing sponsored by Iowa Student Loan®. The winners were among 408 eligible participants who entered after receiving free college and career planning information for their middle and high school students.

Shellsburg Sons of the American Legion (SAL) Flag Program

By Shellsburg Today · September 25th, 2020
The Shellsburg Sons of the American Legion (SAL) is offering the Shellsburg community an opportunity to display a 3' x 5' American Flag on a 10 ft pole in front of your home or business. This is an opportunity to support our Veterans and their families. Join our neighbors in this patriotic program by subscribing today.

Announcing Iowa Poetry Association Contest Winners

By Vinton Today · September 24th, 2020
The Iowa Poetry Association will soon release its 75th Anniversary Edition of Lyrical Iowa, the annual anthology comprised of poems by Iowa writers of all ages. According to Editor Marilyn Baszczynski, within the pages of this year's Lyrical Iowa, poems explore myriad experiences of anniversaries, life, death, love and joy while taking the reader on nuanced emotional and spiritual journeys, some gentle, others less so-a trek from old bra hooks for repairing turtle shells to a child's big and beautiful world where we must not litter, all while r...

The administration and faculty of Allen College are pleased to congratulate students named to the Allen College Dean’s List at the completion of the summer semester of the 2020 - 2021 academic year.Congratulations to the following student from our area, Chase Overton, Nursing, BSN, Vinton,Bachelor’s and Associate’s students named to the Allen College Dean’s List must complete at least 12 semester hours and achieve a grade point average of 3.

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