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John's Baby Steps 5K/1Mile Race & Memory Walk - Oct 3rd

John D Gomke 5K logoCourtesy of John D. Gomke Charity Inc.:

We are excited to host the 6th Annual John's Baby Steps 5K & 1 Mile Run/Walk on Saturday, October 3rd at Kinnick-Feller Park in Adel!

This chip timed race & memory walk starts with remembering our angel babies and is concluded with an awards presenting of age & gender categories & Kids Fun Run.

There will also [...] Continue Reading...

Preschool Transportation Assistance Available

ISU Pre School TransportationCourtesy of Dallas County ISU Ext:

Children who live in Adel, Perry, Winterset, Greenfield and Indianola who qualify for preschool tuition grants, for households at or below 200 percent poverty level, may be eligible to ride public transportation at a free or reduced rate.

Children can be picked up from their home or childcare center and dropped off at participating [...] Continue Reading...

Adel Quilting & Dry Goods - Quilt Circle of Friends Sept. 21st

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

Monday, Sept. 21st, at 6 pm, Quilt Circle of Friends, a club that meets monthly at Adel Quilting & Dry Goods Co, will host an open house at the Adel Library.

Featured speaker for the evening is designer, Kelly Mueller from The Wooden Bear Designs.

She will demonstrate printing fun designs on [...] Continue Reading...

Terry Traveller - Ode Du Skunk

Terry TravellerThis explains that bottle of "cologne" I got for Christmas... - Editor

Last summer I was honored to attend a unique travel “happening” (as the hippies used to say) in Colorado.

A group of urbanites and hamsters, I mean hipsters, along with a park ranger met at the base of Mount Elbert to harness the scent of the mountains by getting a snoot full of [...] Continue Reading...

Brenton Arboretum Nature Club Sept. 11th

Brenton Arboretum Nature ClubCourtesy of Brenton Arboretum:

Nature Club
Date: 9/11/2015
Time: 9:30 am to 11:30 am
Non-Members Fee: $30.00
Members Fee:

During Nature Club, your children can learn, explore and connect with the natural world through active lessons around the arboretum. [...] Continue Reading...

All Dallas County Reads 1 Book - Meet the Author Sept. 17th

All Dallas County Reads 1 BookCourtesy of Adel Library:

This year’s All Dallas County Reads 1 Book is the mystery “Blue Heaven” by New York Times bestselling author C.J. Box.

A Read and Meet with Mr. Box will be held on Thursday, September 17th at the Hotel Pattee in Perry.

Hors d’oeuvres and refreshments will be served, at [...] Continue Reading...

Doc's Hunt Club Season Opens Sept. 1st

Doc's Hunt ClubCourtesy of Doc's Hunt Club

Doc's Season Opens Sep. 1st!

Doc's Hunt Club's 2015-2016 season is here. Doc's has amazing cover this year and incredible pheasant, chukar, and quail lined up for the entire season!

Memberships Available!

Doc's still has corporate and individual memberships available today. Find out what [...] Continue Reading...

Adel Quilting & Dry Goods Presents Check to Adel Library

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

This week, Adel Quilting & Dry Goods (AQ) presented a check to the Adel Public Library for $1250.

These funds were raised through an orphan block challenge.

Quilt Circle of Friends, a club hosted by AQ, donated leftover blocks and unfinished quilt (Photo Below) [...] Continue Reading...

HomeCare Services, Inc. Thanks Donna Putney

HomeCare Services of Dallas County - Adel IowaCourtesy of HomeCare Services, Inc.:

HomeCare Services, Inc. of Dallas County recognized Donna Putney for 35 years of employment by presenting her with a floral bouquet.

Donna is a a dedicated, loyal HomeCare Aide with a heart of gold, we are fortunate to have her in our HomeCare family!

Thank you Donna! [...] Continue Reading...

Wednesday Night Community Suppers Return Sept. 16th

UMC Wednesday Night SuppersCourtesy of Adel United Methodist Church:

We are planning for Wednesday Evening Meals!

We will be starting our meals on September 16.

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

Wednesday Evening Meals
Service is [...] Continue Reading...

New Director of Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce

Adel Partners Chamber of CommerceAdel Partners Chamber of Commerce:

Deb Bengtson is the new Director of the Adel Partners Chamber of Commerce.

She has Chamber background with the Windsor Heights Chamber and the West Des Moines Chamber.

Deb is looking forward to meeting the Adel community and helping grow the City of Adel. Deb's email is [...] Continue Reading...

Dancing with the Stars Ahem, Staff

The Village at Legacy Pointe Retirement CommunityCourtesy of Watermark  Communities/VillageLegacyPointe:

Many residents at The Village at Legacy Pointe retirement community are long-time fans of the television show Dancing with the Stars and this last season was no exception, especially with Iowa native, Chris Soules in the cast.

The community members gathered together every week to watch the show, but when the [...] Continue Reading...

2015 Dallas County Monarch Tagging - Nature On Call

Monarch TaggedCourtesy of Dallas County Iowa:

Dallas County Monarch Tagging
Location: Kuehn Conservation Area and Earlham, Iowa
09/01/2015 - 09/30/2015
Time: On Call

Monarchs have created more conservation minded souls than possibly any other program DCCB has ever offered.

There is [...] Continue Reading...

Terry Traveller - They Had Me Tested

Terry TravellerOur adventurer explores the wonders of psychological testing... those poor scientists..  - Editor

I suppose I should start at the beginning, though Eastern writers have spent centuries telling tales in circular patterns and they seem to make sense when it's all said and done.

I was asked once to participate in a research study. [...] Continue Reading...

Dallas County Hunter Education Class Sept. 19th

Dallas County Hunting ClassCourtesy of Dallas County Iowa:

Hunter Education Class
Date: 9/19/2015
Location: Dallas County Conservation Board Office

14581 K Ave., Perry, Iowa 50220

This class requires successful completion of the online class section. Please bring the completed certificate with you to this class.

Register On LineSpace is limited, [...] Continue Reading...