Category archives for: Clubs and Organizations

Doty Presented “International President’s Certificate of Appreciation”

Oskaloosa Lions Club member Deb Doty is presented the "International President's Certificate of Appreciation"

At the District Convention for 9SE held on March 29-30, 2014, Oskaloosa Lions Club member, District Governor Elect Debbie Doty, received the “International President’s Certificate of Appreciation”. The award is the fourth highest award given by Lions International It was presented in appreciation for her work with our local club and the Lions Club of […]

Call for Volunteers to Help Fight Childhood Hunger

United Way of Mahaska County

Did you know that more than half of Oskaloosa students qualify for free and reduced lunch? That means that due to their family’s income, these students are getting subsidized lunches and sometimes breakfasts to ensure that they’re not hungry at school. But what about when they’re not at school? What about during weekends, school breaks […]

Master Gardeners to host Jim Kesseler March 4

Iowa State University Extension

An Education Series will be hosted by the Mahaska County Master Gardeners Tuesday evenings in March. These meetings will be held at the Mahaska County Extension Office at 7 pm. There is no fee to attend and the public is encouraged to attend. The speaker for the March 4 will be Jim Kessler. Jim is […]

MAHASKA COUNTY COMMUNITY FOUNDATION OFFERS GRANT OPPORTUNITIES

The Mahaska County Community Foundation announces that it will again have around $100,000 to give away to qualified recipients. The Mahaska County Community Foundation (MCCF) was organized in 2005 in response to a new law passed by the Iowa Legislature. As just a few Iowa counties were receiving the financial benefits of gambling profits, legislators […]

Garfield Boosters 4-H Club Looking For History

4-H Clover

“Does the name Garfield Boosters 4-H Club sound familiar to you? Perhaps you were once a leader of this club or spent time as a 4-H member in the Garfield Boosters club. If so, we want to hear from you. Call us at (641)660-0983. The Garfield Boosters 4-H Club is a thriving, growing youth group […]

Keeping Tradition Alive

Pella Historical Society & Museum

Keeping Tradition Alive, Come to the Dutch Costume Open House on February 27, 2014 at the Pella Historical Museum PELLA -The Pella Historical Society & Museum opens its doors to local Dutch costume designers, Jacki Carver and Phyllis Zylstra, as they host a costume open house in the Historical Village, Heritage Hall on Thursday, February […]

Middle School Challenge Offers Fun for Students

4-H Clover

Any middle school student from Mahaska, Marion, Jasper, Poweshiek, Keokuk or Wapello County is invited to spend the day at the Mahaska County ISU Extension and Outreach office in Oskaloosa on Saturday, March 8 to meet new people, play games, solve problems, and have a lot of fun! The day will begin at 10:00 a.m. […]

YMCA Business After Hours

Mahaska County YMCA

Oskaloosa Area Chamber & Development Group invites you the attend the next Business After Hours hosted by the local YMCA Thursday, February 13 from 4-6 pm. Enjoy a few light appetizers, provided by Sodexo at WPU, and chat with the YMCA Staff and Directors giving them your ideas and Y dreams along with feedback about […]

Dance Team Busy Volunteering

William Penn University Athletics

Oskaloosa–As part of the NAIA’s Champions of Character initiative, the William Penn competitive dance team has volunteered in an assortment of activities this year. The squad has spent two hours a week over the last several months, dating all the way back to August, working with two local dance teams, their Little Sister teams, on […]

New and Exciting Exhibits Topic of Next MCHS Meeting

Nelson Pioneer Farm

The Mahaska County Historical Society will hold its next quarterly membership meeting and pot luck on Monday, Feb. 17, inside Bradbury Hall at Nelson Pioneer Farm. The meal will start around 6:30 p.m. New and exciting exhibits for the museum will be the topic, followed by a brief memorial service for members who passed away […]

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