Lifestyle Briefs

Kiwanis support BASE

The Tuesday morning Main Street Morning Kiwanis Club program was presented by RSVP volunteer Becky Koppen who informed of their BASE (Balance, Agility, Strength, Endurance) program. Shown in the photo are Kiwanis president John Boughton with Treasurer Tom McLaughlin presenting the $300 ...

Morgan receives Kernel Award

Kamrar – Sean Morgan received the Kernel Award from Mid-Iowa Council, Boy Scouts of America for selling more than $1,300 of popcorn in Mid-Iowa Council’s Annual Popcorn Sale. Sean is a member of Pack 583 chartered by the Webster City Rotary and Kiwanis organizations. The Kernel Award was ...

Piano performance at S.A.L.T.

Hamilton County S.A.L T. participants heard piano selections played by music professionals, Don and Delayna Beattie at the December S.A.L.T. The Beatties recently moved back to Jewel, Delayna’s hometown. A Southfield Wellness Community resident, Ray Ault, is pictured with the Beattie’s ...

Kids visit Kiwanis Club

These Webster City Middle School 5th graders —Samantha Plain, Breydon Pelz, Conner Peck, Peyton Neuroth and Karina Murray — were the guests of the Noon Kiwanis on Tuesday December 12th, 2017. They introduced themselves and told about their families , favorite subject in school and favorite ...

Coat collection underway

Seamonds Insurance is holding a ‘Take a coat, leave a coat’ event through Dec. 15. Individuals in need of warm winter jackets, coveralls and coats can visit the office and grab a jacket free of charge. Residents are also encouraged to donate new or gently used coats to the drive. Pictured ...

Grief support group to meet Thursday

Van Diest Medical Center will be holding its monthly grief support group meeting Thursday, Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held in the Meditation Room at the hospital. Meetings are free and open to individuals of all ages. Grief support group meetings will continue to be held the ...

Club helps Supper with Santa

Once again this year, The Grid Iron Grill and Sports Lounge is hosting Dinner With Santa. The last chance to participate will be this Monday, Dec. 18. Main Street Morning Kiwanis Club helped promote the activity by donating $100. Shown in the photo are Grid Iron's LeAnn Louk accepting the ...

FD Choral Society to present ‘Christmas Past’ on Dec. 17

FORT DODGE —The Fort Dodge Choral Society’s next concert will feature some of the songs performed at its very first Christmas concert during the show titled, ”Christmas Past.” “For the Christmas concert, we will continue with celebrating the 50th anniversary by going back to ...

Trees on display

The WHH 4-H club has a decorated tree on display at the Williams Library. There are also several other trees for the public to view. Alivia Wahlert and Mckenna Kohl, decorated the tree this year.

B.L.U.E. event to be held on Saturday

The Webster City Police Department will once again host a shopping event for families in need this holiday season as part of its B.L.U.E. program. To make a contribution to the program, drop off donations at the Webster City Police Department. All proceeds will go directly to th shopping event ...

American Legion Post to meet tonight at WCMS

The American Legion Post 191 will meet on Dec. 12 at 7 p.m., at the Webster City Middle School, Middle School Commons. All Legionnaires are asked to attend this meeting as there will have an important matter to vote on. If you have any questions, contact Post Commander Marvin Carr.

PEO EL Chapter to meet

Chapter EL PEO will meet Thursday at 7 p.m. at the Jane Young House. This is a change in location from the yearbook. Crystal Gordon is the hostess with Carolyn Cross serving as co-hostess. Barb Wollen will present the program. Please bring gifts for the Christmas project.

Blood drive set for Thursday

A community blood drive is planned for Thursday from 12:30 t0 5:30 p.m. at Faith United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall, 2020 Superior St. To schedule an appointment call, 800-287-4903.

Volunteer greeters, schedulers need for VITA program in WC

Greeters and scheduling volunteers are needed to assist with the Volunteer Income Tax Assistance program (VITA) in Webster City during January through March. These volunteers, who do not need to learn any tax law information, are essential to the smooth functioning of Hamilton County's VITA ...

Music from around the world

Northeast Hamilton Elementary School presented Christmas Around the World at its winter music concert on Thursday in the school gymnasium. Students performed seasonal standards from America, the Czech Republic, Latin America, Germany, Ireland, Catalonia, Mexico, Puerto Rico, France, Australia ...

McSweeny’s to hold Winter Recitals

“Baby It’s Cold Outside” is the theme this year during the winter voice recital, presented by McSweeny’s School of Performing Arts. Approximately 80 musicians will be involved in four public recitals to be presented during the month of December encompassing many area schools and ...

Soup supper set for Lehigh

LEHIGH — The Lehigh Methodist Church will hold its Second Sunday Supper Dec. 10 from 5 to 7 p.m. This time it will be a soup supper, featuring chili, chicken and noodle soup and broccoli cheese soup. Everyone is welcome. The cost is a free will offering.

Window winners

Downtown Webster City business SOS Vintage won the Chamber holiday window display contest, which was held last week. They fashioned an Old Time display featuring green garlands and Santa to take shoppers back to another time period. The contest, in conjunction with Sunday’s Christmas in the ...

Sounds of the season

Each year Harmony Brigade brings the sounds of the season area nursing homes. They are pictured here entertaining a packed house at Crestview Tuesday night.

Ham dinner, Legion meeting set

The American Legion Post 191 will have their annual Ham Dinner on Dec. 9 from 5 to 7 p.m. A free will offering will be taken. The event is open to the public. Bring your family and friends and come enjoy a meal with local veterans. December meeting set The American Legion Post 191 will ...