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Farmers Market will kick off tonight, June 6

By Valerie Close, Editor · June 6th, 2019
Vinton Farmers Market is scheduled to begin tonight, June 6th from 5-7 p.m. Join the fun at the special “Community Celebration” every Thursday night. There will be music, entertainment, games and activities held each week.Hot sandwiches will be served at our outdoor cafe.This market showcases the best of Benton County producers.

Vinton Lutheran Home to offer Annual Drive Thru on Wednesdays

By Valerie Close, Editor · June 4th, 2019
From 11:00 to 1:00 p.m. on Wednesdays, the "Drive Thru" will be open at the Vinton Lutheran Home. The Drive Thru will run every Wednesday through the end of July. You can order a 1/2 lb. burger on a pretzel roll and chips for $6.00 and add a thick 16 ounce homemade chocolate or vanilla malt for another $2.

Vinton’s Laborshed Data to Be Presented

By Vinton Unlimited · June 4th, 2019
The 2019 Vinton Laborshed Workforce Study is complete. Where does Vinton get its workforce? What industries and occupations are people working? How much are they earning? Where are job seekers looking for jobs? Where is there available labor? These are the questions that the jointly funded (by Iowa Workforce Development & Iowa Economic Development Authority) labor supply attempts to answer for communities across Iowa.

Join the Party!

By Virginia Gay Hospital · May 31st, 2019
Each year, the Virginia Gay Hospital Health Care Foundation distributes more than $25,000 to support women’s health in Benton County through Gifts of Hope at Virginia Gay Hospital. The only application needed is to tell your Virginia Gay Family Medical Clinic primary care provider that you need assistance paying for services.

Schadle Retirement Open House at City Hall

By Valerie Close, Editor · May 29th, 2019
The public is invited to an open house to in honor of Jeff Schadle's work on the Vinton City Street Department. Schadle has been the city's arborist for the last 13 years.To thank him for his service, the retirement open house will begin at 2:00 p.m. at Vinton's City Hall.

PEO Chapters MZ and HG

By Vinton Today · May 27th, 2019
PEO Chapters MZ and HG will meet together at Windsor Manor, Saturday, June 8, 9:00 AM, for Brunch. The program will be Report of Convention.

May 29th Memorial Day Meal

By Valerie Close, Editor · May 22nd, 2019
The 4th St. Diner will be hosting a Roast Beef Lunch on Wednesday, May 29th in honor of Memorial Day. The menu will consist of Roast Beef, Mashed Potatoes and gravy, candied carrots, pears, cupcakes, Whole Wheat Bread, Margarine and Milk. The event will be at 11:30 a.m. and you are encouraged to bring copies of pictures or stories of your family members to post on the Memorial Board.

CP Friends of the Library to hold book sale June 7

By Vinton Today · May 21st, 2019
Friends of the Center Point Library will hold their annual book sale on Friday, June 7 from 3:00pm to 7:00 pm. We will open again on Saturday, June 8 at 9:00 am and close at 3:00 pm. The event will be held in the Community Room at the Library. There will also be a bake sale on Saturday. Remember, it isn't hoarding if it's books!

Join in on the family fun of fishing during free fishing weekend

By Iowa Department Of Natural Resources · May 21st, 2019
Iowa residents can try fishing without buying a license on June 7, 8 and 9 as part of the Iowa Department of Natural Resources’ (DNR) free fishing weekend. All other regulations remain in place.“Grab your family and your poles, hook a memory, and don’t let go,” said Joe Larscheid, chief of the Iowa DNR’s Fisheries Bureau.

10th Annual Ride benefits Veterans

By Valerie Close, Editor · May 20th, 2019
Join the Shellsburg American Legion Riders for a Veteran Memorial Scavenger Hunt.Registration and maps for this event will be at the Shellsburg City Part from 9-10:30 on June 2. Cost is $10 per person.The ride is organized by the Shellsburg American Legion Riders Post 166. The event is open to all vehicles.

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