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2015 Adel Parks & Recreation Summer Job Openings

Adel Parks & RecCourtesy of Adel Park and Rec:

In spite of the weather outside, now is a good time to apply for a summer job.

Adel Parks & Recreation has a number of seasonal jobs available this summer.

These positions include lifeguards and concession stand workers.

Applications are available at Adel City Hall and online at

All applications must be turned in to Adel City Hall. For more information or any questions, please contact Nick at (515) 993-4525 or

Aquatic Center Staff Wanted

Manager & Assistant Manager
Minimum qualifications: American Red Cross Lifeguarding/First Aid, CPR (updated within the last year), and some management or head guard experience. Pay is based on ex-perience ($10.00—$12.00 per hour). Applica-tions are due by Friday, March 20.

FT and PT needed. Minimum qualifications: American Red Cross/First Aid and CPR (updated within last year). Pay is based on experience ($8.00—$8.50 per hour). Applications are due by Friday, March 20.

Lifeguarding Certification
Please visit and click on Aquat-ics for more information about obtaining your lifeguarding certification.

Parks & RecreationOpenings

Park Maintenance
Approximately 40 hours per week. Work includes mowing City parks, cemeteries, and ball fields. Pay is based on experience ($10.00—$11.00 per hour). Applications are due by Friday, March 20.

Potential for 4-5 games per week umpiring for Youth Baseball & Softball games. $30.00 per game. Applications are due by Friday, March 27.

Concession Stand Workers
Workers for both the ball fields and the Adel Family Aquatic Center are needed. 15 hours per week. Responsible for opening/closing the stand and stocking/preparing/selling the food items. Must be at least 16 years of age. $8.00—$8.25 per hour. Applications are due by Friday, March 27.

Adel Parks & Rec.
Hours: Mon. - Fri. 8:30 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
301 S. 10th St.
Adel, Iowa 50003
Phone: (515) 993-4525
Facebook: Adel-Parks-and-Recreation/1513050525640281

2015 Holy Week Services at United Methodist Church

Easter SundayCourtesy of Adel United Methodist Church

Holy Week March 29th — April 4th and Easter Sunday — April 5th.

During Holy Week we will have the following services at the Adel United Methodist Church.

Palm Sunday [...] Continue Reading...

March Wednesday Night Community Suppers at Adel UMC

Adel UMC Wednesday Night SuppersCourtesy of Adel United Methodist Church:

Everyone is invited to join the Adel United Methodist Church on Wednesdays during March for a Community meal.

Wednesday Evening Meals

  • March 4-Texas Hash, Corn, Salad, Rolls
  • March 11-Lasagna, Salad, Breadsticks
  • March 18-Corned Beef & Cabbage, Potatoes, Corn, Rolls
  • March 25-Potato Bar

Service is from [...] Continue Reading...

Adel Wellness Club at Adel Library 2015

Adel Wellness ClubBeginning in April, join us for the Adel Wellness Club.

The membership fee will be $40/month or $60/month for those wanting to attend the Saturday morning yoga class at the library.

The club will have all of the following components and will add more as the group dynamic unfolds: daily wellness tip emails, weekly community wellness activities, monthly touch-base/program update meetings at the library, a health/wellness book club, a monthly [...] Continue Reading...

Adel Petty Officer Brenda Peshel Spotlighted on Navy Website

LS2 Brenda Peshel
Photo courtesy of Navy Outreach

Courtesy of Navy Outreach:

Adel resident and business owner, Logistics Specialist 2nd Class Brenda Peshel has been spotlighted on the Navy Outreach website by Ensign Marissa A. Cruz.

Excerpt: " In addition to her civilian career as a business owner, [...] Continue Reading...

Great Beginnings for Families March - April

Dallas County ISU Extension Office

ISU Great Beginnings for FamiliesDallas County ISU Extension Office:

Great Beginnings for Families For parents of infants through preschoolers

Iowa State University Extension and Outreach’s Great Beginnings for Families gives parents the skills they need to build a solid foundation for their child’s early development.

“Being a good parent is what I have to do for the [...] Continue Reading...

Casa de Oro Lenten Specials

Casa de Oro Adel IowaCourtesy of Casa de Oro, Adel:

Casa de Oro is offering daily specials throughout Lent.

Check out all of their great selection of vegetarian and seafood menu items.

Featured dishes include; vegetarian burritos, vegetarian fajitas, spinach enchiladas, shrimp fajitas, fish sandwich, spinach and shrimp quesadilla, seafood burritos, and seafood chimichanga. [...] Continue Reading...

Help Harvey's with the 2015 Adel Community Garden Survey

Harveys - Adel IowaCourtesy of Harvey's Greenhouse:

Harvey's Greenhouse in Adel, wants your opinion!

We are looking forward to our 2015 Adel Community Garden.

In the past, plots have been rented to individual families who supply the plants & labor and harvest their crop.

Harvey's would like to switch it up and have [...] Continue Reading...

Local Food Growers to Meet March 3rd, 2015

ISU EXT Local Food Growers to MeetCourtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

The Growing Food and Profit group will meet Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at 6:30 p.m. at the First Presbyterian Church, 1204 13th Street, in Dallas Center.

Anyone interested in growing or eating locally grown food is welcome to attend!

Bring a potluck dish to share and your own table service. Coffee will be provided.

The potluck meal will [...] Continue Reading...

Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce to Host Annual Dinner

Adel Partners Chamber of CommerceAdel Partners Chamber of Commerce:

Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce is hosting the first ever Chamber Annual Dinner on Tuesday, March 24, 2015.

The event will be held at Park Place, 1015 Riverside Drive, in Adel.

The Adel Chamber Annual Dinner is an opportunity to celebrate the Chamber’s accomplishments, highlight our plans for the future, and [...] Continue Reading...

Dallas County Conservation at the Adel Library March 16th

Free Preschool and Toddler Story Time at the Adel Public LibraryCourtesy of the Adel Public Library

On Monday, March 16th, the Dallas County Conservation will be at the Adel Public Library for a very special program on Maple Syrup!

The program begins at 10:30 am.

We always welcome new joiners to our programs, so don’t be shy! We like to get silly, read wonderful stories, sing songs, and do a craft or two!

Bring the kids for fun at your [...] Continue Reading...

Fitness Walk at Brenton Arboretum March 6th

The Brenton ArboretumCourtesy of Brenton Arboretum:

Friday Fitness Walk 
Date: 3/06/2015
Time: 9:00 am to 10:00 am
Non-Members Fee: $5.00
Members Fee:

Stay fit and enjoy the fresh air as we take a brisk hike around the Brenton Arboretum! Login to Register.

Meet at the [...] Continue Reading...

2015 Adel Sweet Corn Festival: Parade Grand Marshall Survey

Adel Partners Chamber of CommerceAdel Partners Chamber of Commerce:

The Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce is accepting nominations for the 2015 Adel Sweet Corn Festival Parade Grand Marshal.

They are looking for a prominent member of the community that represents the spirit of the Sweet Corn Festival.

Nominations will be accepted through Monday March 16th. [...] Continue Reading...

Iowa’s Hidden Treasures Event at the Adel Library March 26th

Hidden Treasures Event - Adel IowaCourtesy of Adel Public Library:

Everyone at the library is excited for our Iowa’s Hidden Treasures event Thursday, March 26th at 6:30 pm with special guest Dan Kaercher.

Dan is a retired founding editor-in-chief of Midwest Living magazine and Iowa Public Television host.

He spent years traveling in almost every one of Iowa’s 99 [...] Continue Reading...

Head Start Accepting Applications 2015-2016 School Year

New Opportunities - Head Start Adel IowaCourtesy of New Opportunities:

Head Start is currently accepting applications for the 2015-2016 school year.

Children need to be 3 or 4 by September 15, 2015. Head Start is a free federally funded preschool program.

Free meals, and additional services provided. Parents with children with disabilities are also [...] Continue Reading...

2015 NAPA Gold Filter Sale Feb 16th - 24th

NAPA Adel Auto Parts Corp.Courtesy of Adel Auto Parts Corp:

February is a great month to maintain your car with the Adel Auto Parts Corporation!

Mark your calendars for the NAPA Gold Filter Sale, February 16th - 24th, 2015.

There's never been a better time to get with the Program. The NAPA Filters Program keeps you running and saves you money at every [...] Continue Reading...

Central Iowa Shop Hop Scavenger Hunt March 26th - 28th

Adel Quilting and Dry Goods CoCourtesy of Adel Quilting & Dry Goods Co.:

Adel Quilting and Dry Goods Co, will participate in the Central Iowa Shop Hop Scavenger Hunt, March 26, 27 and 28th, 2015.

Customers are welcomed with a 15% discount, refreshments and a fun scavenger hunt game.

Pick up a game sheet for the Scavenger Hunt at any of [...] Continue Reading...

Help Al Dente Win a Business Grant for Expansion!

Al Dente Toffee - Adel IowaCourtesy of Al Dente Toffee:

Your vote is needed to help a much loved Adel business expand!

Adel's Al Dente Toffee is seeking a $5.000 business grant from Dream Big to grow the toffee business out of the current location into a dedicated production facility to handle larger retail customers and also capitalize on the power of the internet with [...] Continue Reading...