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Rotary

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February 24, 2014

Sit & Stitch

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February 24, 2014

Dad's Belgian Waffle Supper

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February 24, 2014

The menu will consist of all you can eat waffles, sausages, flavored syrups and beverages. Cost is $7.00 for adults, $5.00 for ages 6-12 and children 5 and under dine free at the church. All carryouts are $7.00. This is sponsored by the Galva United Methodist Women. Tickets are available in advance or at the door.

Rodeo Meeting

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February 24, 2014

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Chamber Chat

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February 25, 2014

With Pheasants Forever

Pre-school Story Time

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February 25, 2014

Meets every Tuesday and is for 3-5 year olds

Blood Drive

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February 25, 2014

PEO

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February 25, 2014

Lisa Sampson is co-hostess and the program will be presented by Penny Pingrey.

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Wednesday's Bunch Early Dismissal After School Program

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February 26, 2014

Come on down to the library for some scavenger hunts, games, stories and hands-on activities. Snacks will be provided. Ride the IC bus to the library.

AA Wednesday Night Big Book Group

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February 26, 2014

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Read-It Book Discussion Group

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February 27, 2014

Bring the book you're currently reading and come for coffee, cookies and conversation.

Tree Stumpers Genealogy Group

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February 27, 2014

All who are interested in genealogy are welcome.

Drug Free Workplace Training Session

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February 27, 2014

To register call 712-234-2323. This is presented by Jackson Recovery Centers and there is no charge. This is for supervisors, human resource personnel and safety managers.

Ruritan Club Dad's Waffle Supper

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February 27, 2014

 The Ruritan Club will have a Dad’s Waffle Supper from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Church of Christ in Sutherland.

Father-Daughter Dance

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February 27, 2014

This is for girls K through 6th grade. There will be hot dogs, chips and root beer floats served. Cost is $3.00 per person. There will be games, music, line dancing lessons and more. Register by Feb. 26 at www.cherokeeiowa.net (youth registration).

NA Meeting

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February 27, 2014

Meets every Thursday night

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Chamber Coffee

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February 28, 2014

Cherokee Education Foundation Benefit Annual Dinner and Auction

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February 28, 2014

The mission of this benefit is to raise funds to be used to enhance educational opportunities for students and staff at all levels in the Cherokee Schools.

AA TGIF Group

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February 28, 2014

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Cherokee Pilot Rock DAR Chapter

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March 1, 2014

T he board will meet at 11 a.m. and the regular meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. Hostesses are Carol Berkler and Lorene Mugge. The program will be presented by Sarah Saionz, HyVee Dietitian.

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Country Jammin'

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March 2, 2014

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Rotary

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March 3, 2014

Sit & Stitch

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March 3, 2014

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Chamber Chat

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March 4, 2014

"Chamber Chat" on KCHE with HyVee Kitchen

Good Times Place Senior Center

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March 4, 2014

Tuesday, March 4
 "Chamber Chat" on KCHE at 8:20 a.m.

 "The Good Times Place Senior Center" located at the Cherokee Community Center will have Rock Painting, Crafts and Sewing at 9 a.m. and 500 Club at 1 p.m. (Call 225-4727 to pre-register).

Pre-school Story Time

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March 4, 2014

Meets every Tuesday and is for 3-5 year olds

Marcus Community Blood Drive

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March 4, 2014

The Shepherd's Table

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March 4, 2014

The Shepherd’s Table (a free meal to all) will be held at 6 p.m. to all comers. There will also be bread, frozen food items and desserts to take home.

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CYSBA Summer Ball Sign Up

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March 5, 2014

 CYSBA Summer Ball Sign up today at Mongan Painting or Cherokee Auto Sales today from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. or there will be a sign up table at conferences at the Cherokee Middle School at 6 p.m. tonight. Sign ups will be accepted for traveling teams (3rd – 8th) until tonight. T-Ball (2nd graders) can sign up until March 20th and there will be a sign up table at conferences at Roosevelt on March 20.

Little Lambs Play Group

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March 5, 2014

All area pre-school children and their families are invited to join in the fun at the Trinity Lutheran Church fellowship hall (lower level)

29th Annual Sermons ala Carte

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March 5, 2014

 The 29th Annual Sermons ala Carte begins today at the Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee with the service from 12:05 to 12:30 p.m. with lunch served at 12:30 p.m. at a cost of $3.00. The 2014 theme will be “The Miracles of Jesus” and the sermon today will be “The Raising of Lazarus” by Ethan Sayler. Servers today are the Memorial Presbyterian Church and the Cleghorn First Presbyterian Church. The 2014 Ecumenical Giving will go to the Cherokee County Work Services, C.A.P. Food Pantry, CADA, Mid-Sioux, Hospice and CCMA.

AA Wednesday Night Big Book Group

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March 5, 2014

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Read-It Book Discussion Group

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March 6, 2014

Bring the book you're currently reading and come for coffee, cookies and conversation.

NA Meeting

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March 6, 2014

Meets every Thursday night

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Blood Drive

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March 7, 2014

Chamber Coffee

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March 7, 2014

with Wa-Tan-Ye at Danny’s.

Iraq and Afghanistan Group Session

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March 7, 2014

The Iraq and Afghanistan Group Session will meet from 12:30 to 1:30 p.m. at the VA Office in Cherokee the first and third Friday of each month.

St. Mary's Activity Club Fish Supper

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March 7, 2014

The Annual St. Mary’s Activity Club All you can eat Fish Supper will be at St. Mary’s High School Cafeteria in Remsen from 4:30 to 7 p.m. The menu will include homemade salads and desserts, as well as fried and baked fish, corn and cheesy potatoes. Carry-outs and deliveries are available.

AA TGIF Group

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March 7, 2014

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Write On (writing group)

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March 8, 2014

Cherokee Pilot Rock DAR Chapter

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March 8, 2014

The Board will meet at 11 a.m. and the regular meeting will begin at 11:30 a.m. Hostesses are Carol Berkler and Lorene Mugge. The program will be presented by Sarah Saionz, HyVee dietitian. For more information call 225-4249.

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Cleghorn Fire Dept. Pancake Breakfast

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March 9, 2014

They will be serving their famous pork sausage, eggs and pancakes.

Benefit for Tim Preuss

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March 9, 2014

They will be serving hamburgers, brats, potato salad, baked beans and drinks. Free will offering and donations will be used for medical expenses. This is sponsored by Quimby Fire Dept.

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Rotary

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March 10, 2014

Sit & Stitch

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March 10, 2014

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Chamber Chat

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March 11, 2014

on KCHE with Pilot Rock Signs.

Pre-school Story Time

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March 11, 2014

Meets every Tuesday and is for 3-5 year olds

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29th Annual Sermons ala Carte

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March 12, 2014

Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. at a cost of $3.00. The 2014 theme will be “The Miracles of Jesus” and the sermon today will be “The Healing of the Man Born Blind” given by Pinky Person of the Faith in Christ Fellowship. Servers today are Faith in Christ Fellowship, First Baptist Church of Cherokee, Mount Olive Baptist Church and Bethlehem Lutheran Church. The 2014 Ecumenical Giving will go to the Cherokee County Work Services, C.A.P. Food Pantry, CADA, Mid-Sioux, Hospice and CCMA.

AA Wednesday Night Big Book Group

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March 12, 2014

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Read-It Book Discussion Group

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March 13, 2014

Bring the book you're currently reading and come for coffee, cookies and conversation.

Good Times Place Senior Center

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March 13, 2014

"The Good Times Place Senior Center" located at the Cherokee Community Center will have Potluck at Noon and Thursday 500 Club at 12:30 p.m. There is plenty of room for new players or substitutes. Contact Becky Tuttle at 221-3088. There will also be Wood Carving with Gary Chase at 1 p.m.

NA Meeting

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March 13, 2014

Meets every Thursday night

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Legislative Forum

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March 14, 2014

With State Senator Randy Feenstra and Representative Dan Huseman

Cherokee Knights of Columbus Annual Fish Fry

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March 14, 2014

Cost is $9.00 for adults and $5.00 for children

Good Samaritan Society-Holstein 4th Annual Fish Fry

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March 14, 2014

Dinner includes fish, potatoes, coleslaw, bun, dessert and drinks. Carry-outs will be available. Cost is $10 for adults and $5 for kids 10 and under.

California Guitar Trio and Montreal Guitar Trio

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March 14, 2014

Featured will be six virtuoso guitarists from four countries including Japan, Canada, Belgium and US. The guitarists fuse over 40 years of combined performing experience into one six-by-6 string “phenomensemble” of rock, jazz and classical music. For more information call 712-368-4849.

AA TGIF Group

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March 14, 2014

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Early Registration encouraged

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March 15, 2014N/A

Early registration is encouraged today for the Enjoying Early Education Symposium which will be Saturday, April 5th from 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Prairie Winds Event Center in Orange City. Early registration cost is $35.00. Late registration cost is $45.00. To register and for more information call 712-707-9599 or email Send an E-mail . This is hosted by the Northwest Early Childhood Iowa.

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Rotary

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March 17, 2014

Sit & Stitch

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March 17, 2014

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Chamber Chat

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March 18, 2014

on KCHE with Pizza Hut.

Cherokee Soil & Water Conservation District

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March 18, 2014

They will be having their regular monthly meeting at 8:30 a.m. at the USDA Service Center. Individuals with disabilities and/or special needs call Tracy Rasmussen at 225-4151.

SCORE Meeting

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March 18, 2014

Pre-school Story Time

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March 18, 2014

Meets every Tuesday and is for 3-5 year olds

Chamber Members After Hours Event

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March 18, 2014

City of Cherokee Historic Preservation Commission

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March 18, 2014

Agenda items include preparations for another historic preservation achievement award, update on ownership of downtown historic properties, and submission of the annual report.

Gluten Free Support Group

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March 18, 2014

The Natural Health Solutions is offering a Gluten Free Support Group that will help people new to this life change through education, encouragement and sharing. For questions contact Gay Lynn Strub at 225-0101.

Live Cooking Demo

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March 18, 2014

The Cherokee Regional Medical Center is sponsoring a Live Cooking Demo with Scott Fadden, Corporate Chef in celebration of National Nutrition Month. This will be from 6 to 7:30 p.m. in the CRMC Conference Room. This is free and open to the public, but space is limited so pre-registration is required by calling 225-3368, extension 200 by Friday, March 14th to RSVP. There will be a meal provided to sample the featured recipes, take home recipes, free goodie bags and more.

Vendors and Friends of the Cherokee Area Farmers Market

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March 18, 2014

Agenda items include training requirements and schedule of available training, and review of policies to include vendor fees and market schedule in 2014.

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Little Lambs Play Group

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March 19, 2014

All area pre-school children and their families are invited to join in the fun. In the Fellowship Hall (lower level) of the Trinity Lutheran Church.

29th Annual Sermons ala Carte

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March 19, 2014

Lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. at a cost of $3.00. The 2014 theme will be “The Miracles of Jesus” and the sermon today will be “Healing the Paralytic” B given by Jon Riggert of the Trinity Lutheran Church in Cherokee. Servers today are Trinity Lutheran Church and St. Paul’s United Methodist Church. The 2014 Ecumenical Giving will go to the Cherokee County Work Services, C.A.P. Food Pantry, CADA, Mid-Sioux, Hospice and CCMA.

Early Dismissal After School Program

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March 19, 2014

Meets every Wednesday

Tri-T FV

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March 19, 2014

Connie Tofteberg is hostess and co-hostesses are Cassady Rider, Angela George and Kim Rupp.

AA Wednesday Night Big Book Group

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March 19, 2014

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Read-It Book Discussion Group

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March 20, 2014

Bring the book you're currently reading and come for coffee, cookies and conversation.

Child/Dependent Abuse Mandatory Reporter Class

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March 20, 2014

Mandatory reporters are required to attend this class once every five years. Call 225-3368, extension 206 or e-mail Send an E-mail to register. CEU and CEH available. Cost is $10.00.

Aurelia American Legion Post #390

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March 20, 2014

Will have a supper and meeting

Cherokee American Legion & Auxiliary Treptow Post #230 Meeting

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March 20, 2014

All veterans and anyone interested in joining are invited to attend the monthly meetings

NA Meeting

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March 20, 2014

Meets every Thursday night

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Iraq & Afghanistan Group Session

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March 21, 2014

Meets every 1st & 3rd Friday of each month.

AA TGIF Group

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March 21, 2014

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9th Annual Bald Eagle Day

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March 22, 2014

Registration is at 8:30 a.m. and Program begins at 9:00 a.m. The program is free. Lunch will be served at noon for a free will donation. For questions call 712-296-4920.

Write On (writing group)

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March 22, 2014

Women's NCAA Tournament

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March 22, 2014

Iowa State Women's BB will play on KCHE FM 92.1

Cherokee County Pheasants Forever Annual Banquet

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March 22, 2014

Doors open at 5:30 p.m. For ticket information contact Scott Osborn at 229-5268.

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Washta Fire & Rescue Pancake and French Toast

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March 23, 2014

Washta Fire & Rescue Pancakes and French Toast with orange juice, milk and sausage. It is an All You Can Eat meal and there will be a free will donation. There will also be bake sale items.

Women's NCAA Tournament

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March 23, 2014

Iowa Women will play BB and it will be broadcast on KCHE AM 1440

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Rotary

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March 24, 2014

Sit & Stitch

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March 24, 2014

"George Burns Alive Again and in Concert

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March 24, 2014

 “George Burns, Alive Again and in Concert” with Duffy Hudson who will take everyone on a stroll along nostalgia lane.

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Chamber Chat

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March 25, 2014

on KCHE with CRMC

Pre-school Story Time

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March 25, 2014

Meets every Tuesday and is for 3-5 year olds

Community Blood Drive

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March 25, 2014

PEO

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March 25, 2014

Deb Hankens will be the co-hostess. The program will be the election and installation of officers and recognition of Donna Hicks.

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29th Annual Sermons Ala Carte

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March 26, 2014

A lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. at a cost of $3.00. The 2014 theme will be “The Miracles of Jesus” and the sermon today will be “The Stilling of the Storm” by Clint Hogrefe of the Oakdale Evangelical Free Church. Servers today are Oakdale Evangelical Free Church, Meriden Evangelical Free Church and First Church of Christ. The 2014 Ecumenical Giving will go to the Cherokee County Work Services, C.A.P. Food Pantry, CADA, Mid-Sioux, Hospice and CCMA.

Early Dismissal After School Program

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March 26, 2014

Meets every Wednesday

AA Wednesday Night Big Book Group

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March 26, 2014

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Read-It Book Discussion Group

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March 27, 2014

Bring the book you're currently reading and come for coffee, cookies and conversation.

Tree Stumpers Genealogy Group

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March 27, 2014

All family tree climbers are welcome.

NA Meeting

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March 27, 2014

Meets every Thursday night

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Cherokee Knights of Columbus Annual Fish Fry

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March 28, 2014

Cost is $9.00 for adults and $5.00 for children.

Elvis' Rock 'n' Remember Tribute

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March 28, 2014

Joseph Hall’s Elvis Rock ‘n’ Remember Tribute will be tonight. For tickets call Kyle at 402-617-4477. VIP tickets are $25 and reserved $20.

AA TGIF Group

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March 28, 2014

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Peterson Lions Club Annual Charity Auction

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March 29, 2014

There will be a Bidder’s Appreciation Coffee and Doughnuts at 8:30 a.m.; Auction at 12:30 p.m. and Lunch served from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. The auction is open to the public and everyone is encouraged to attend. Proceeds from the sale go to support numerous projects and programs in the Peterson community. For questions call Mike Lindahl at 712-346-8476.

19th Annual Cherokee Co. Recognition Banquet

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March 29, 2014

5:30 pm. - Social; 6:30 p.m. - Buffet Dinner and 7:00 p.m. - Awards and Presentations. Tickets: $20 per person if purchased by March 21 or $25 per person if purchased after March 21. Tickets available at: Cherokee Area Economic Development and Cherokee Chamber of Commerce. For questions call 225-5739 or email: Send an E-mail .

Marcus Historical Society

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March 29, 2014

The Marcus Historical Society is hosting a Spring Dance Party at the Marcus Community Center. Music begins at 7 p.m. and the public is welcome to attend. Proceeds from the dance go to the building project.

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Youth Benefit Spaghetti Dinner

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March 30, 2014

The Kiwanis Club of Aurelia will sponsor a Youth Benefit Spaghetti Dinner. The menu will consist of All You Can Eat spaghetti, garlic bread, salad, ice cream and beverages. Cost is $7.50 with pre-schoolers eating free. Tickets are available from any Kiwanian or from any bank in Aurelia.

Spaghetti Fundraiser

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March 30, 2014

There will be a Spaghetti Fundraiser for Chris Sickelka and family today. Benefits of the fundraiser will go towards the on-going medical expenses for the Chris Sickelka family. Additional funds will be provided by the Siouxland Chapter of Thrivent Financial.

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Rotary

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March 31, 2014

Sit & Stitch

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March 31, 2014

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Chamber Chat

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April 1, 2014

on KCHE

Chamber Chat

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April 1, 2014

With Careage Hills

Good Times Place Senior Center

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April 1, 2014

Rock Painting, Crafts and Sewing

Pre-school Story Time

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April 1, 2014

Meets every Tuesday and is for 3-5 year olds

Good Times Place Senior Center

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April 1, 2014

500 Club - (Call 225-4727 to pre-register).

The Shepherd's Table

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April 1, 2014

will be serving a free meal to all comers. There is also food to take home such as bread, frozen food items and also desserts.

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College Fair

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April 2, 2014

Washington High School students will be participating in the College Fair but the event is open to the public.

Hershey's Track & Field Games

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April 2, 2014

Register by today for the Hershey’s Track & Field Games at the George Hicks Field in Cherokee. which will be April 24th. Registration forms are at the Cherokee Community Center or City Hall. Also can register online at www.cherokeeiowa.net.

Little Lambs Play Group

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April 2, 2014

All area pre-school children and their families are invited to join in the fun at the Trinity Lutheran Church fellowship hall (lower level)

29th Annual Sermons ala Carte

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April 2, 2014

The 29th Annual Sermons ala Carte will be today at the Memorial Presbyterian Church in Cherokee with the service from 12:05 to 12:30 p.m. A lunch will be served at 12:30 p.m. at a cost of $3.00. The 2014 theme is “The Miracles of Jesus” and the sermon today is “The Healing of the Hemorrhaging Woman” by Barb Dinelli of the Quimby and Washta Methodist Churches. Servers today are Quimby Methodist Church, Washta Methodist Church and First United Methodist of Aurelia. The 2014 Ecumenical Giving will go to the Cherokee County Work Services, C.A.P. Food Pantry, CADA, Mid-Sioux, Hospice and CCMA.

Annual Trinity Beef Supper

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April 2, 2014

This is sponsored by the Trinity Brotherhood. Menu includes roast beef, mashed potatoes and gravy, vegetables, salads, pie and beverage. Cost is $9.00 for adults, $5.00 for children 12 and under with preschoolers eating free. Everyone is welcome.

Aaron Thomas Presentation

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April 2, 2014

Aaron Thomas is the oldest son of the late Ed Thomas, high school teacher and coach at Aplington-Parkersburg. The public is invited.

AA Wednesday Night Big Book Group

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April 2, 2014

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Read-It Book Discussion Group

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April 3, 2014

Bring the book you're currently reading and come for coffee, cookies and conversation.

Community Development Block Grant Facade Program

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April 3, 2014

This will be a free lunch presentation for downtown property owners to learn about Iowa CDBG (Community Development Block Grant) Façade Program for community storefronts. For questions contact Mark Buschkamp at CAEDC at 2255739.

Good Times Place Senior Center

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April 3, 2014

Wood Carving with Gary Chase

NA Meeting

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April 3, 2014

Meets every Thursday night

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Biomass Logistics

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April 4, 2014

Biomass Logistics will be hosting their Grand Opening to kick off the 2014 Biomass season. There will be education seminars at 9:30 a.m., 11 a.m. and 1 p.m.

Iraq and Afghanistan Group Session

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April 4, 2014

AA TGIF Group

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April 4, 2014

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Enjoying Early Education Symposium

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April 5, 2014

"1, 2, 3 Come Play With Me!" - Northwest Early Child Iowa will be hosting their 10th Annual Symposium at the Prairie Winds Event Center in Orange City, IA. The symposium focuses on engaging early childhood providers and giving them tools to help with the development of young children in home daycare, childcare centers and preschool settings. Cost is $35.00 if you registered by March 15th or $45.00 after March 15th or at the door. To register or for more information call 712-707-9599 or e-mail Send an E-mail . Rolls, coffee, lunch and door prizes are included.

"The Voca People"

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April 5, 2014

For more information call 712-368-4849

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Benefit Pancake Fundraiser for Hunter Eaton

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April 6, 2014

Cost is Free will donation. Funds raised will help Hunter with medical and other expenses incurred with his cancer treatments. This is sponsored by the Cherokee Fire Department Members and Cherokee County Pheasants Forever Board. For questions call Gary Chase at 225-3906.

Dad's Belgian Waffle Feed

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April 6, 2014

The Paullina Lion’s Club will have a Dad’s Belgian Waffle Feed. Proceeds are used for national and local projects.

Pie and Tavern Dinner

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April 6, 2014

The Larrabee United Methodist Church is having a Pie and Tavern Dinner for Missions today.

Soup Cook-off & Pie Auction

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April 6, 2014

There will also be a pie auction at 1:30 p.m. Proceeds will go to the Binder Family Fundraiser.

Good Times Place Senior Center

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April 6, 2014

500 Club at 1 p.m. (Call 225-4727 to pre-register).

"Dollar A Day Boys" Program

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April 6, 2014

There will be a joint program with the library and Sanford Museum entitled “Dollar A Day Boys” with author, filmmaker, and songwriter Bill Jamerson who will do a presentation about the Civilian Conservation Corps and the many conservation projects they undertook in Iowa during the 1930’s. He will combine song and stories to make the program capture the spirit of the corps and how it changed the lives of the young men who participated and the farmers it benefited.

Holstein Ecumenical Easter Cantata

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April 6, 2014

The 23rd Annual Holstein Ecumenical Easter Cantata “The Shadow of the Cross” will be presented at 2 p.m. at the Holstein Good Samaritan. There will be a free will offering to benefit local charities. Refreshments will follow each presentation.

Sanford Museum Program

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April 6, 2014

Holstein Ecumenical Easter Cantata

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April 6, 2014

The 23rd Annual Holstein Ecumenical Easter Cantata “The Shadow of the Cross” will be presented at 7 p.m. at St. Paul Lutheran Church in Holstein. There will be a free will offering to benefit local charities. Refreshments will follow each presentation.