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Great Beginnings for Families Feb 2nd – March 2nd

GreatBeginningsForFamiliesDallas County ISU Extension Office:

Great Beginnings for Families

Thursdays, Feb. 2-March 2nd. 
6-7:30 pm
 at Perry Elementary School

Join us for a fun, informative series of workshops for parents/caregivers of 0-5 year olds that will provide the skills and understanding necessary to raise healthy young children.

We will [...] Continue Reading...

Friends of the Adel Public Library Foundation – Jan 12th

Adel Public Library FoundationCourtesy of the Adel Public Library

There will be a Friends of the Adel Public Library Foundation meeting on Thursday, January 12th at 6:30 pm. Public is invited.

Adel Public Library
310 S 10th St.
Adel, Iowa  50003
Phone: (515) 993-3512
Website: [...] Continue Reading...

Free Kids Clothes Closet at 1st Christian Church

FreeKidsClosetCourtesy of First Christian Church

The Free Kids Clothes Closet is open on the first and third Saturday of each month from 9:00 - 11:00 a.m. at the Adel First Christian Church.

Find clothes for infants to high schoolers in a large selection that includes new and gently used clothing as well as new underwear and socks, all for free!

Donations [...] Continue Reading...

Financial Peace University at Faith Lutheran Church Jan. 15th

Financial Peace UniversityCourtesy of Faith Lutheran Church:

Faith Lutheran Church will host Dave Ramsey's Financial Peace University starting January 15th, 3:00 pm to 5:00 p.m. at the church.

This life-changing class taught by Dave Ramsey and the FPU teaching team on video and coordinated at Faith Lutheran Church in Adel, IA.

This class [...] Continue Reading...

Writing Your Retirement Paycheck – Feb. 8th & 15th


Courtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

Writing Your Retirement Paycheck

Wed., Feb. 8 and 15 6:30-8:30 pm.
South Middle School, Waukee

Are you retiring within the next ten years?

This workshop is for you! Take steps now to make your resources last a lifetime.

Consider when to claim Social Security, plan for [...] Continue Reading...

Girl Scouts Bronze Award Project – Butterfly Garden

Courtesy of Troop 505:

The Adel Girl Scouts-Junior Troop is raising money to build a Butterfly Garden as a Bronze Award Project.

The Garden will be located next to the Adel Dog Park - 1800 S. 15th St. Adel Iowa.

Sustainable, Unique to the Community, and Measurable, please support our troops by a financial donation, Find us on Facebook. [...] Continue Reading...

The History of the Book Comes to Life Jan 15 – Feb 15th

adel-libraryCourtesy of Adel Public Library:

The History of the Book comes to life at Adel Public Library. 

A travelling exhibit which brings to life the invention of writing, paper, and books will be at the Adel Public Library from January 15th to February 15th.

This interactive exhibit consists of historically accurate replicas of the book throughout [...] Continue Reading...

NAPA New Year Savings at Adel Auto Parts!

napaknowhowCourtesy of Adel Auto Parts Corp.

Start the year off right with big NAPA savings at Adel Auto Parts!

Buy select NAPA Batteries and get a $20 prepaid Visa Card.

Get $10 instant savings when you buy a pair of Bosch Evolution Beam Wiper Blades. 

Purchase a [...] Continue Reading...

Happy New Year 2017!

StudioQ360Courtesy of Studio Q 360:

2016 was an amazing year for Studio Q 360 in Adel and I am overjoyed to know I have helped so many clients with their health and wellness needs.

As you make your 2017 resolutions to eat right, exercise more, and take time for yourself, consider massage therapy as a helpful tool to achieve your goals.

Massage therapy [...] Continue Reading...

New Year’s Resolutions For All Ages

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

Residents at The Village at Legacy Pointe are showing New Year’s resolutions are a good way to motivate yourself at any age.

Our residents didn’t just go with the usual New Year resolutions to exercise and lose weight.

For example, [...] Continue Reading...

Festival of Trees is Wonderfully Festive

The Village at Legacy PointeCourtesy of Watermark Communities/VillageLegacyPointe:

Thirteen Christmas trees could be found throughout The Village at Legacy Pointe this holiday season for their eighth annual Festival of Trees.

The trees were decorated by residents, staff and local vendors, all vying for votes to become the community’s favorite tree.

Festive treats [...] Continue Reading...

ISU Ext. & Outreach – Women Managing Cattle

ISU Women Managing Cattle

Courtesy of the Dallas Co Extension Office

A four-session course focusing on cow/calf and beef feedlot decisions.

January 11, January 18, January 25 and February 1, 2017

Meal 5:30 pm, class 6:00 pm - 8:30 pm

DMACC West Campus, 5959 Grand Ave, West Des Moines, IA

What is [...] Continue Reading...

Anytime Fitness Join for $1 Sale January 2nd – 6th

Anytime Fitness Adel IowaAnytime Fitness of Adel will be having a Join for $1 sale.

January 2nd through the 6th!

Special Office Hours that week.

Open 10:30 - 7 pm Mon-Thurs and 10:30 am - 3 pm that Friday.

If you’re looking to join a supportive, welcoming gym community, with people of all fitness levels who want to see you succeed, [...] Continue Reading...

Miracle for Mara

mara-nevinsCourtesy of:

On December 5, 1016, four year old Mara, had surgery on a life threatening cancerous brain tumor (anaplastic ependymoma).

The surgeons at University of Iowa Hospitals were able to remove 70% of the tumor; however the remaining is intertwined in her brain.

She will be recovering from this surgery for about two to [...] Continue Reading...

Terry Traveler’s Holiday Wishes

Terry Traveler

Terry Traveler here, wishing everyone a very merry whatever you prefer to call the holidays because if there is one thing you think of when you think "Terry Traveler", I want it to be "politically correct".

Perhaps its simply Thursday and by all means, a very merry Thursday to you.

For me, its Christmastime, and I'm excited about it.

Yes, I have [...] Continue Reading...