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Ribbons and More

 Over the past year, 4-Hers have worked hard on the numerous project on display at the Southern Iowa Fair. On Saturday, July 12th, Non-Livestock Judging took place. During judging, 4-hers showed what they have learned and created in the past year. Over a dozen judges were wowed by all the 4-Hers had to show in […]

Hard Work Pays Off

4-H’ers filtered through the Exhibit Hall and 4-H Building on Saturday, July 12 with exhibits they spent lots of time and effort working on. The following youth have exhibits that were selected to be judged and put on display at the 2014 Iowa State Fair in August: Agriculture & Natural Resources Benjamin De Boef – […]

Running, Jumping & Zig Zagging Their Way Through The Southern Iowa Fair

The 4-H and FFA dog show was held on Saturday, July 12th at the Southern Iowa Fairgrounds. The exhibitors worked hard to get their dogs in tip top shape for the show. Prizes and ribbons are as follows (P-Purple, B-Blue, R-Red): Obedience Pre Novice: Ethan Davis with Dozer – B-1, Class Runner-Up Lyman Marshall with […]

YMCA Presents Request to Oskaloosa City Council

Mahaska County YMCA

Oskaloosa – June 18, 2014 – On June 16th the Mahaska County YMCA made a presentation to the Oskaloosa City Council seeking support through a 28E agreement for facility and aquatics maintenance costs totaling just over $193,000. The YMCA is used by over 3,400 members of our community and as a result of the merger […]

Expanded Child Care Opportunities at the YMCA

Mahaska County YMCA

Oskaloosa, Iowa – The Mahaska County YMCA is expanding its opportunities for Child Watch and drop-in child care programs over the summer. Access to child care is important for parents looking to increase their physical activity levels. If successful, these programs may continue into next school year. Active Y members may use the Child Watch […]

Mahaska Young Professionals Kickoff Event

Mahaska Young Professionals

Social gathering opportunity to connect with young professionals in the area Oskaloosa, Iowa – June 2nd, 2014 – MYP invites all young professionals in Mahaska County to help us kick off the summer by participating in our first social gathering ever! The event will take place at On the Green on Thursday, June 5th, from […]

Y’s Men’s Club Supports Summer Camp and Scholarships

Meghan Roozenboom receives a plaque from the Y for her selection as the May honored student of the month at the Y’s Men’s Club Annual Potluck Meeting. (submitted photo)

Oskaloosa, May 22nd, 2014 – The Oskaloosa Y’s Men’s Club, a community service club which works in partnership with the Mahaska County YMCA, was chartered in the 1950s. The club is still actively filling that mission with nearly 20 members actively involved in supporting camp activities. Financial support for there is primarily provided thought the […]

Calling all actors, experienced or aspiring!

Georgiana

Georgiana, a musical by Oskaloosa resident Iola Cadwallader, follows the life of her parents and siblings as they ‘Go West!’ to Kansas. As a family, they face hardships through the Dust Bowl and Great Depression, and good times with marriage and strong familial bonds. At its heart, Georgiana is ultimately a celebration of ‘Family Fun.’ […]

Lions club receiving grant money from MCCF‏

Pictured below, left to right:
Calvin Bandstra, MCCF Board Member/Secretary
Leslie Nuehring, Lions Club KidSight Coordinator
Arvene Bradley, Lions Club Incoming President
 
Thanks to a grant from the Mahaska County Community Foundation, the local Lions Club was able to purchase a digital camera in which to screen the eyesight of many local children. This service to the community and county has been especially beneficial due to the recent requirement that all children have a vision screening before entering school. If your preschool would like to schedule a vision screening, please contact Leslie Nuehring, the KidSight coordinator at 641-660-3855. The Lions Club will also be providing screenings this summer at the Southern Iowa Fair.

Pictured below, left to right: Calvin Bandstra, MCCF Board Member/Secretary Leslie Nuehring, Lions Club KidSight Coordinator Arvene Bradley, Lions Club Incoming President Thanks to a grant from the Mahaska County Community Foundation, the local Lions Club was able to purchase a digital camera in which to screen the eyesight of many local children. This service […]

Joy Conwell Feature Speaker At Quarterly Meeting

The Nelson Pioneer Farm

The Hanks’ Family Bible and the family of Nancy Hanks Lincoln will be the presentation at the Mahaska County Historical Society Quarterly Meeting on May 19th. Joy Conwell, Research Librarian at Iowa Wesleyan in Mt. Pleasant will share stories from Abraham Lincoln’s maternal ancestors. The Quarterly meeting is held the 3rd Monday of February, May, […]

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