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Adel UMC Women 2015 Theme Luncheon April 18th

2015 UMC Theme LuncheonCourtesy of Adel United Methodist Church:

Adel's United Methodist Church is now taking reservations for our 2015 Theme Luncheon.

Please call the church office or Doris Henderson, 515-238-3299, to reserve your seat(s) for this favorite event.

April 18th - Noon in the Fellowship Hall. Reservations are required for this luncheon. Please call today! $10.00 each.

Adel United Methodist Church
115 South Tenth Street
Adel, Iowa 50003
Phone: (515) 993-3791

Penoach Winery Spring Open House April 18th

Penoach Winery Adel IowaCourtesy of Penoach Vineyard:

Penoach Winery will host a Spring Open House on Saturday, April 18th, from 12- 5:00 pm.

We will have snacks, free samples and wine specials.

Sunflower Catering will be at the open house offering gourmet cupcakes for sale and samples of their other products.

Our [...] Continue Reading...

Garden of Grace - Grace Lutheran Adel

Grace Lutheran Church Adel IowaCourtesy of Grace Lutheran Church:

Garden of Grace is a new community mission to help feed the hungry in and around the ADM community.

A plot of land at Adel's Grace Lutheran Church will be prepared by volunteers to receive produce seeds and/or plants.

Volunteer by sending an e-mail to Marty Radke at or call 314-5650. [...] Continue Reading...

UMC Evening of Love Songs Special Guest April 25th & 26th

Evening of Love Songs - Adel UMC
Past "Evening of Love Songs" - Adel UMC

From years past...

Adel's United Methodist Church is happy to share news that a previous pastor, Dr. Hal Green, will be joining us for the 25th Anniversary of Evening of Love Songs show and the Sunday following.

Please join us on Saturday, April 25th and/or Sunday, April 26th.

Call for reservations today! 515-993-3791. We look forward to seeing you there! [...] Continue Reading...

Discovering Plants that Work! May 17th

Flower BedsCourtesy of Dallas County Iowa:

Plants Old and New:
Discovering Plants that Work!

Location: Forest Park Museum
14581 K Ave. Perry, Iowa 50220
Date: 5/17/2015
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

Noted Iowa garden instructor Anne Larson will be here for a special talk that will focus on finding [...] Continue Reading...

Help the Roling Family Achieve Their Goal!

Rolling Family

Michelle is a dedicated mother and tenacious fundraiser for CF.

She has the opportunity to be present at an exciting announcement from the FDA on a drug that is designed to treat the specific underlying issues both of her sons are afflicted with.

Please, if you have the ability, any donation would be a wonderful gift to the family. - UMC Adel

"Hi- I'm Michelle - I need your help! I am SUPPOSED to be on the East Coast in May-  let me tell you why! [...] Continue Reading...

Dallas County Joins National Movement to Prevent Child Abuse

Child Abuse Prevention MonthCourtesy of ISU Extension and Outreach:

Child Abuse Prevention Month raises awareness that everyone plays a role in prevention.

Join the Dallas County Children’s Advocacy Council (DCCAC) and the Community Partnerships for Protecting Children (CPPC) in helping to celebrate Child Abuse Prevention Month this April in Dallas County. If you [...] Continue Reading...

2015 AFFC Summer 9-Pin League

Adel Family Fun CenterCourtesy of the Adel Family Fun Center:

Summer 9-Pin League at the Adel Family Fun Center.

Super fun and totally affordable!

Every Thursday evening at 7 pm for 10 weeks! 2 person teams for just $12 per week per person!

Happy Hour drink specials from 4-7 pm and 2-4-1s after league in [...] Continue Reading...

2015 Sportsman Park Open House May 17th

Dallas County Sportsman ParkCourtesy of Dallas County Iowa:

Sportsman Park Open House
Location: Sportsman Park
13821 130th St. Dawson, Iowa
Date: 5/17/2015
Time: 3:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.

One of Dallas County Conversation's gems is the cabins, lodge and camping at Sportsman Park.

They're a perfect [...] Continue Reading...

DCCB - Food Preservation 101 May 31st

ISU Canning 101Courtesy of Dallas County Iowa:

Food Preservation 101
Location: Forest Park Museum
14581 K Ave. Perry, Iowa 50220
Date: 5/31/2015
Time: 1:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.

A fun overview for adults and older school-age children on the old-time (and still practical!) arts of drying, freezing, pickling, hot-water bath canning, and pressure canning [...] Continue Reading...

Gelato Returns to Al Dente Toffee and New Summer Hours

Al Dente - Adel Iowa

Courtesy of Al Dente Toffee:

Gelato has returned to Adel's Al Dente Toffee for your enjoyment!

Be sure to stop by in the evening and try the numerous flavors of this special treat in dish or on a cone with multiple scoops.

There is sure to a favorite or two you'll keep coming back for as you sit in the air conditioned shop or outside at the sidewalk cafe atmosphere. [...] Continue Reading...

Better Kid Care: Giving Your Best Workshop April 23rd

ISU Ext - Better Kid Care Adel IowaCourtesy of ISU Extension Dallas County:

Better Kid Care: Giving Your Best: Making Secure Attachments

Thursday, April 23rd, 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Dallas County Extension office.

If you make a list of qualities of successful adults, it may include independence, strong social skills and cooperation.

The foundation of these traits is built on the relationships [...] Continue Reading...

BASE® ERISA Wrap Offers Another Layer of Protection!

BASE® Employee Benefits Adel IowaCourtesy of BASE®:

Avoid $110 per-day per-employee Department of Labor penalty in the event of an audit with the BASE ERISA Wrap.

In March, BASE announced a new ERISA compliance service offered through the BASE ERISA Wrap.

The federal Employee Retirement Income Security Act (ERISA) mandates that employers/plan [...] Continue Reading...

2015 Raccoon River Paddle Trips On Call April - October

Raccoon River Paddle TripsCourtesy of Dallas County Iowa:

Raccoon River Paddle Trips
Nature On Call
Date: 04/12/2015 - 10/31/2015
Location: North/Middle/South Raccoon Rivers

Our goal is to host a river float each month, April - October, when a river has a navigable water level.

To join us on a [...] Continue Reading...

2015 Dallas County Conservation - Spring Wildflowers On Call

Spring Wild FowersCourtesy of Dallas County Iowa:

Spring Wildflowers
Date: 04/10/2015 - 05/16/2015
Nature On Call
Location: DCCB Conservation Areas

When the flowers bloom! Put your name on our Spring Wildflowers – Nature on Call List and we will invite you to join us for a spring long celebration of blooms.

Starting with the [...] Continue Reading...

4-H Trip to South Dakota June 22 - 24th (Deadline April 24th)

4-H South Dakota TripCourtesy of ISU Extension Dallas County:

Members of 4-H in Dallas County who are currently in 7 or 8 grade are invited to take part in the 2015 Intermediate Trip to the Black Hills in South Dakota on June 22-24.

This three day, two night trip explores Iowa’s western neighbor state where bison roam and Native American Indian culture is powerfully [...] Continue Reading...