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Adel Public Meeting on County Buildings Relocation Oct. 28th

Dallas County Court House - Adel, IowaAdel Partners Chamber of Commerce:

Dallas County officials have scheduled a series of public information meetings to share information about two November 4th ballot propositions.

The final meeting will be held in Adel on Tuesday, October 28 at the ADM High School Board Room (801 Nile Kinnick Dr S) at 7:00 pm.

Proposition A asks if the County shall issue General Obligation Bonds in an amount not to exceed $16.3 million for a new Sheriff's Office-Law Enforcement Center. Current plans call for a 62,000 square foot facility to include the Sherrif's Administration Function (Civil and Patrol), Jail, Jail Support, First Hearing Room, and Emergency Management Center.

Proposition B asks if the County shall issue General Obligation Bonds in an amount not to exceed $11.8 million for a new County Administration Facility. The proposed building would be 51,050 square feet and would house the following offices: Treasurer, Auditor, Recorder, Assessor, Veterans Affairs, Operations, Human Services, and IT GIS.

The public information meeting will provide an opportunity to learn more about the ballot propositions and ask questions.

Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce
PO Box 73, 301 S.
10th Street, 2nd Floor
Adel, IA 50003
Email: chamber@AdelPartners.Org
Facebook: AdelPartnersChamberOfCommerce

Winterizing Your Garden Program Oct. 26th

Autumn Courtesy of Dallas County Iowa:

Protecting Your Garden for Winter
Date: 10/26/2014 • Time: 1:00 p.m.
Location: Forest Park Museum & Arboretum
14581 K Ave., Perry, Iowa 50220

Join Anne Larson at the Forest Park Museum, as Anne walks you through proven ways to keep your special garden favorites safe from the ravages of winter. [...] Continue Reading...

All You Can Eat Waffle Breakfast Fundraiser Oct. 25th

Belgian Waffle All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet A Benefit for Cystic Fibrosis In honor of  Alex & Shade Hall Belgian Waffle All You Can Eat Breakfast Buffet

A Benefit for Cystic Fibrosis in honor of Alex and Shade Hall.

Saturday, October 25th, 2014. 

Serving: 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m.

Location: United Methodist Church, 115 S. 10th Street, Adel.

Ticket Prices: [...] Continue Reading...

Adel UMC Wednesday Night Community Suppers

Adel UMC Wednesday Night SuppersCourtesy of Adel United Methodist Church:

The Adel United Methodist Church welcomes everyone in the community to enjoy a meal and Christian fellowship each Wednesday from 5:30 - 7:00 p.m.

Cost for the meals are $5.00 for adult, $1.00 children up to 10 years old, $15.00 maximum per family.

If you have any questions about the meals, or if you would like to [...] Continue Reading...

Trunk or Treat at Faith Lutheran Church Oct. 26th

Trunk or Treat 2014 - Adel IowaCourtesy of Adel Faith Lutheran Church:

Trunk or Treat at Faith Lutheran Church & Preschool.

October 26th, 2014. From 5:30 pm - 7:00 pm. A safe, fun Halloween Alternative for Families

  • Dress up in fun costumes
  • Costume Contest.
  • Get lots of Candy
  • Invite your Friends

[...] Continue Reading...

Dallas County Hunger Free Initiative Oct. 23rd

Hunger Free Iowa Initiative - Dallas County IowaDallas County Public Health Nursing Services:

Dallas County has the opportunity to participate in the Hunger Free Iowa Initiative!

For this, facilitators will convene a community discussion about hunger and organize a meal packaging event.

With the help of local volunteers, 100% of the food that is [...] Continue Reading...

Downton High Tea Party at Adel Library Nov. 29th

Adel Library Tea PartyCourtesy of the Adel Public Library

Are you a fan of the popular television drama, Downton Abby?

We welcome adults to our very new and exciting event, Downton High Tea Party on November 29th, at 4:00 p.m.

There is no cost for participants; food and drinks will be provided. Pre-registration is required, as there is a limit of 18 for this event. [...] Continue Reading...

Enjoy the Weekend at Doc's Hunt Club

Docs Hunt Club Adel IowaCourtesy of Doc's Hunt Club

Looking for a fun weekend??

Doc's Hunt Club in Adel has open fields Saturday and Sunday!

We can put out a hunt for you and have you home in time for the ballgames!

The weather sounds perfect for hunting and we have absolutely awesome birds right now! Call [...] Continue Reading...

Panther Creek Church Luncheon, Craft and Bake Sale Nov. 9th

Panther Creek Church of the Brethren Adel IowaPanther Creek Church of the Brethren invites you to a Soup Luncheon, Craft/Bake Sale on November 9th from 11:45 a.m - 2:00 p.m.

This an annual event sponsored by the Women’s Fellowship and all members of their church.

Chili, cheesy potato soups, with cornbread and crackers, relishes, holiday cookies and bars, beverages. [...] Continue Reading...

Halloween at Adel Public Library October 27th & 31st

Halloween in AdelCourtesy of the Adel Public Library

Who is ready to get dressed up in their favorite Halloween costume and attend our Family Halloween Party?

Stop by anytime between 4:00 pm and 6:00 pm for a craft, games and snacks on Monday, October 27th.

We can’t wait to see the cute and scary costumes, and [...] Continue Reading...

Adel Women's Club Annual Fall Luncheon Nov 3rd.

Adel Womens Club Salad LuncheonCourtesy of Adel's First Christian Church:

The Adel Women’s Club will be having their Annual Fall Luncheon on Monday, November 3rd. from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the First Christian Church.

There will be Beefburgers, of salads, cake, coffee and tea. Tickets may be purchased at the door for $6.00.

You can choose to eat at the church or grab lunch to go so [...] Continue Reading...

Compass Financial Services Moves to New Location

Compass Financial Services - Adel IowaThe Compass Financial Services office has moved to the American Legion Post 464 building on North 9th St. in Adel.

Steve Conrad of Compass Financial Services will continue to meet in Adel with clients on Wednesdays.

Compass Financial Services
119 N. 9th St. Ste. B • Adel, IA 50003
Phone: (515) 993-1887
Email: [...] Continue Reading...

Local Book Club part of Iowa Author Success Story

Crows Reading Prose Book Club
Crows Reading Prose Book Club

The Adel-based book club, Crows Reading Prose, has been meeting nearly every month for 4 years.

Its 12 members consist of Adel ladies, past and current, who enjoy gathering in one another's homes for food, wine, and good conversation about their latest pages.

Book club members are Becky Mantell, Carol Wells, Christee Lee, Jo Berry, Jeannie Havnen, Kathleen Green, Marie Hansen, ... [...] Continue Reading...

2014 Dallas County CROP Walk, Map and Directions Oct. 26th

Adel Crop WalkCourtesy of Adel UMC:

Adel CROP Walk
Date: Sunday, October 26
Time: 2pm
Location: The CROP Walk will begin and end at the Adel United Methodist Church (115 S. 10th Street)

The very first CROP Walk was held on October 17, 1969 in Bismarck, North Dakota. One thousand [...] Continue Reading...

2014 Annual John's Baby Steps 5K Results and Photos

2013 John D Gomke 5K adel Iowa

2014 John D Gomke 5K Adel IowaThe Annual John's Baby Steps 5K was held amidst 30 degree temps and sunny weather on October 4th, 2014.

The brisk weather was invigorating as Karly Kuhse of Adel, sang the National Anthem.

Jessica Gomke, one of the race founder's, gave the Angel presentation honoring infants who have passed.

Following the presentation [...] Continue Reading...

Brick Street Books and Cafe October Specials

Brick Street Books and CafeCourtesy of Brick Street Books and Cafe:

Stop by Brick Street Books and Café and try our lunch special for October.

Every Wednesday, order a homemade chicken pot pie and drink for $6.50.

Warm up in the café this fall with a pumpkin spice latte!

If you're in a hurry or short on time, try our New Online Ordering. [...] Continue Reading...

First Christian Church C.I.A. Youth Program Wednesdays

First Christian Church Adel IowaCourtesy of the First Christian Church

The Adel First Christian Church is hosting a new youth program called, C.I.A. (Christians In Action). Join us every Wednesday from September 17th - May 20th3:30 - 8:00 p.m.

Youth in grades K-5th from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Dinner served 5:30-6:00 p.m. (parents welcome too).

Middle/High School [...] Continue Reading...

ARC PLC decisions Informational Meeting Nov. 17th

Courtesy of ISU Extension:

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach of Dallas County will be hosting a free, public “Finalizing ARC PLC Decisions” meeting at ADM High School on November 17.

The meeting will begin at 6:30 p.m. and last approximately two and a-half hours.

This meeting is designed to help farmers, landowners and [...] Continue Reading...