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Join Us with Sully and Friends for a Movie in the Park!

By Vinton Unlimited · August 18th, 2019
Join us for a family movie night featuring Disney’s Monsters University. Bring your lawn chair or blanket! Enjoy FREE TREATS (snow cones, popcorn, cotton candy, and bottled water) during the movie! The evening will kick-off with a youth book exchange & activities in the Hummel Pavilion at 7 pm. Sully and friends will be on hand for a story reading at 7:30 pm with the help of the Be The Change Fitness Group and the movie will start at Dusk.

Minion Update

By Valerie Close, Editor · August 17th, 2019
The Minions have begun to multiply faster than any other population in Vinton!Downtown in front of E.C.H.O. MInistries the largest Minion so far is on display, as well as a list of 26 known Minions that are known to exist in Vinton.Here is Pat Morrow with her latest creation found downtown Vinton, and then look above and you'll see more on the second floor!If you know of others not on this list feel free to comment below!

150th Parade Reminders

By Vinton Unlimited · August 16th, 2019
Lineup will begin at 1:00 pm at the Benton County Fairgrounds. The Vinton Kiwanis Club will be there to assist. The parade will begin rolling north up 2ndAvenue at 2:00 pm.We’ve had GREAT participation in the float contest, we can’t wait to see all the entries! The judges will be near the intersection of 2nd Avenue and 13thStreet in case you need to pause for a performance as part of your float :)We will work to hand out parade numbers today but in case we miss you, you can pick up your number at the Fairgrounds.

SATURDAY, AUG 17Download a printable schedule of all events! • CIVIL WAR RE-ENACTMENT  | 9 am to 5 pmHeld on the grounds of the VINTON RAILROAD DEPOT, 612 2nd AveDownload the schedule for the depot grounds. Cannon demos, musket demonstration, style shows and an afternoon skirmish!Check out www.

Virginia Gay Hospital begins weight management clinic

By Virginia Gay Hospital · August 16th, 2019
Dr. Mangold and Virginia Gay Hospital are excited to now offer a medically supervised weight management program beginning on September 5th. The clinic will be held on Thursdays at the Vinton Family Medical Clinic, 504 N. 9th Avenue, Vinton. There is a one-time enrollment fee of $399, payable in two installments, for the program that is not covered by insurance.

Area children tour the youth gardens

By Valerie Close, Editor · August 16th, 2019
On Thursday morning a group of area children visited the Community Youth Gardens on the north end of Vinton. Children from the school as well as Happy Time children took a field trip to the gardens ending the tour with a slice of watermelon grown in the garden.Created following the flooding in Vinton in the area along the river, the gardens have been the site of learning gardening skills and rewards of the effort of area children.