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E-Mail:  kcsi@kcsifm.com /Mail to:  KCSI / P.O. Box 465 / Red Oak, Iowa  51566

*  WANTED....host families for students from Germany, China, Denmark, France, Italy, and more countries.  Youth for Understanding is looking for host families for students for the 2015-16 school year.  Families need to provide a bed, 3 daily meals and share your life with the student.  The students will have health insurance and bring their own spending money.  Contact Patty at 402-342-6737 or visit the website www.yfu-usa.org

*  The Red Oak Kiwanis Club is having a coat drive.  Drop off coats, stocking caps, gloves, etc at BP on Broadway in Red Oak by Thanksgiving.  All items must be clean and in good condition.

October 31

*  The City of Villisca will postpone Trick or Treating from tonight to tomorrow night (11/1/14) due to the Southwest Valley Volleyball team playing in regional tournament.

*  The FOOD DRIVE in Griswold, Lewis, and Elliott scheduled for this evening has been postponed.  A new date will be announced.

*  Red Oak Public Library's Story Time 10:15 am...no charge.....Today's theme:  Pumpkins/Halloween

*  NO BINGO in Nodaway tonight due to Halloween.

*  HAUNTED HOUSE in BROOKS sponsored by the Southwest Valley Junior Class (at the corner of Church & Ohio Streets) from 8pm to midnight.  Admission is $5.  Concessions available.

November 1

*  Red Oak Presbyterian Church Household and Clothing GIVE AWAY from 8am to 11am.

*  HAUNTED HOUSE in BROOKS sponsored by the Southwest Valley Junior Class (at the corner of Church & Ohio Streets) from 7:00 - 11:00 pm.  Admission is $5.  Concessions available.

November 2

*  125th Anniversary Celebration at the Central Church of Christ in Griswold.  Beginning at 9:00 am with past ministers speaking.  Bob Chitwood will bring the message at 10:15 am.  A noon barbecued pork lunch will be provided, along with visiting, reminiscing, and viewing of displays and historical articles. At 2:30 a concert by the Risen Son Quartet.

*  Southwest Valley PTO Luncheon for the Villisca campuses from 11am to 1pm at the Villisca Community Center.  Serving chicken & noodles over mashed potatoes, corn, and dessert for a free will donation.  Proceeds will go toward new leveled reading books for the library, new library shelving, and teacher supply grants.

*  FALL DINNER at the Griswold United Methodist Church 11:30 am to 1:30 pm.  Serving Turkey & dressing, hamballs and all the trimmings.  Carryouts available 712-778-4178.

*  Friends of the Trail will be picking up trash from the intersection of 34 and 48 north to the Nishnabotna bridge.  If you would like to help, meet at Cubby's in Red Oak at 2pm.  Everything will be furnished, but you might want to bring a pair of gloves.  It will take about two hours.

*  Wellmark presents the Villisca Swimming Pool their $7500 award check 2pm at the Good Samaritan Society in Villisca.  A pool program by area children will be performed, life guards will be honored, the history of the pool will be shared, and refreshments will be served.

*  Country Class Band Jam/Dance at the ;New Market Miner Pavilion from 2:00 - 5:00 pm.  It will be a celebration of Jim McAlpin's birthday and he is furnishing homemade ice cream. Pie will be available to purchase.  There is no charge for the Jam/Dance.

*  "Southwest Iowa WWII Prisoners of War" will be the 1st Sunday Program at the Nodaway Valley Historical Museum at 2pm.  Tom Snyder will share information and memories.  It will be a FREE one-hour program.  Refreshments will be served and donations are always appreciated.

*  HAUNTED HOUSE in Brooks (at the corner of Church & Ohio Streets) sponsored by the Southwest Valley Junior Class from 3-5 pm.  Admission is $5.  Concessions will be available.

November 3

*  American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Fremont Mills High School  9am to 3pm.

*  American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Trinity Lutheran Church in Glenwood  Noon to 6pm.

*  Financial Aid Meeting for Griswold Junior and Senior parents 6:30  pm at the Griswold Middle School/High School Media Center.  Topics:  The financial aid process, application review & results, Understanding costs - college comparisons, aid options, scholarship process, and where to go for help.

November 4

*  American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Riverside High School (501 Oakland Ave) 8am to 2pm.

*  American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Griswold High School  8:30 am - 2:30 pm.

*  Election Night Soup & Pie Supper at the First United Methodist Church Fellowship Hall (600 E. Hammond) in Red Oak from 4:30 pm - 7:00 pm. Serving Chili or Potato Soup, relishes and pie.  Adults $7.  Children 4-10 $3.  Children 3 and under are free.

*  2014 Holiday Showcase and Soup Supper 5-7 pm at Wibholm Hall at the Page County Fairgrounds.  A group of elementary school vocalists and dancers will perform holiday classics during the supper.  Enjoy chili or cheese coup, relish trays, cinnamon rolls, and a drink for $5/person.  Ages 10 and under are free. Sponsored by the Clarinda Chamber of Commerce.

*  Prescott United Church ELECTION DAY DINNER 5:00 - 7:00 pm....Menu:  hot beef sandwiches or roast beef, gravy, mashed potatoes, corn/green beans, salads, and pies.  Adults $8, Ages 5-12 $4.  Under 5 free.

* The Red oak American Legion will have a meeting following the soup and pie supper at the 1st Methodist Church in Red Oak.

November 5

*  Villisca United Methodist Women's Annual FALL HARVEST SUPPER serving from 5-7 pm for a free will donation.  Serving: Chicken & Biscuits, Salad Bar and a variety of pies.  Handicap accessible.  Carry outs available.

November 6

*  American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Shenandoah High School  8:30 am to 2:30 pm.

*  "Women Managing Cattle" seminar at the Page County Extension Office 6-9 pm.  Cost is $50 which includes materials and meals.  Topics covered will be costs of production, marketing plans,  alternative markets, pasture management, and pasture watering options.  Registration is due November 3.  Sessions also held November 13, and 20.  Call Page County Extension Office at 712-542-5171.

November 7

*  Griswold Community High School Music Department presents "Vaudeville Follies" at 7pm.  Tickets on sale at the High School Office.....tickets will also be available at the door if there are any left.

*  The Central College A Cappella Choir from Pella will perform at the Mamrelund Lutheran Church in Stanton 7pm.  Students in the choir with local ties include John Mainquist, Collin Strickland, Brittany Carlson, Geoff Sellers & Nelson Wiese.

November 8

*  "Previously Treasured" Christmas Items Sale at the St. Patrick Parish Center (607 6th St.) in Corning from 9am to 2pm....sponsored by the St. Patrick Altar Society.

*  3rd Annual Griswold Holiday Expo 10m - 3pm at the Griswold Community Building.  Numerous crafters & vendors, door prizes, FREE admission. Email griswoldcommunitybeterment@gmail.com for vendor booth availability.

*  Malvern Country Music Gathering at the Liberty Memorial Building in Malvern.  Doors open at 10am.  10am to 5:45 pm.  Open Stage Jam Show (acoustic & electric)  6pm Veterans' Day Tribute.  6:15 pm - 11pm - Open Stage Jam Show.  All kinds of music.  Plenty of room for dancing.  No alcohol or drugs.  Donation of $4.  Children under 6 free.  Proceeds go to the Liberty Building Fund.  For more information call Fred Larson at 402-672-8340 or 402-422-9629.

*  Griswold Community High School Music Department presents "Vaudeville Follies" at 7pm.  Tickets on sale at the High School Office.....tickets will also be available at the door if there are any left.

November 9

*  Strahan Turkey Dinner  11:30 am to 1:00 pm. at the church (located at 360th St. - Hastings...from Highway 34 go 5 1/2 miles south on 360th St.) UMW Bazaar also.  Turkey, mashed potatoes & gravy, dressing, homemade rolls, lettuce or cranberry salad, green beans or corn, and lots of homemade pies.  Adults $12.  Kindergarten through 10 years $6.  Preschoolers FREE.

*Griswold Community High School Music Department presents "Vaudeville Follies" at 2pm. Tickets on sale at the High School Office....tickets will also be available at the door if there are any left.

*  Henderson United Methodist Church SOUP SUPPER at the Henderson Community Building beginning at 4:30 pm.  Homemade chicken noodle soup & chili, relishes, dessert, & drink for a free will offering.

November 10

*  Stanton Senior Government class will host a VETERANS' DAY program at 10am at the high school gymnasium.  Refreshments will be served following the program.  All veterans and community members are encouraged to attend.

November 11

*  The Lisle/ExWay retirees and friends lunch at 11:30 am at J's Pizza in Clarinda.

*  Griswold Community School District Veterans' Day Program 7pm in the High School Gym.  Guest speaker is Commander (Ret) Curtis DeWitt, United States Navy, and a 1984 graduate of Griswold Community High School.  The Abraham Lincoln High School Air Force Junior ROTC will perform.  Following the program there will be a dessert bar in the cafeteria.  IN CONJUNCTION with the program, cards of thanks will be sent to men and women from our local area currently serving in the military.  Please send names and address to Denise Mardesen at dmardesen@griswoldschools.org or call 712-778-2154.  Nancy Taylor at ntaylor@griswoldschools.org or 712-778-2152 by November 7th.

November 12

*  American Red Cross Blood Drive at the Nishnabotna High School Noon to 6pm.

*  FARM BILL meeting hosted by the Page County Extension and Page County Farm Service Agency from 1:30 - 3:45 pm at Wibholm Hall in Clarinda (200 South St.)  Topics include base reallocation, updating yields, price loss coverage, county agricultural risk coverage, individual agricultural risk coverage and supplemental coverage option.  No cost to attend.  To be sure there are enough handouts call the Page County Extension office 712-542-5171 by November 10.

November 13

*  Women Managing Cattle" at the Page County Extension Office from 6-9 pm.  Another session will be held on November 20.  Cost is $50 which includes materials and meals.  Topics covered will be costs of production, marketing plans, alternative markets, pasture management and pasture watering options.  Registration due Nov 3.  Call Page County Extension office at 712-542-5171.

November 14

*  American Red Cross Blood Drive at the East Mills High School  10am to 4pm.

*  11th Annual Sample Corning from 5:00 - 7;30 pm.

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November 20

*  "Women Managing Cattle" at the Page County Extension Office from 6-9 pm.  Cost is $50 and includes materials and meal.  Topics covered will include costs of production, marketing plans, alternative markets, pasture management, and pasture watering options.  Call Page County Extension at 712-542-5171.

November 21

November 22

*  Holiday & Craft Show at the Southwest Valley Middle School Gym from 9am to 2pm sponsored by the Villisca Lions' Club.  Anyone interested in displaying at the show contact Julie White at 712-826-8618, Julia Williams at 712-826-5762 or Michaele Scott at 712-826-3142.

November 23

*  Rev. Ed Kelly, Jr. will be guest speaker at the Red Oak 1st Congregational Church (608 E. Reed). 10:30 am.

November 24

*  Senior Potluck on the Hill (Red Oak Senior Center - 2700 N. 4th St.) at 5:30 pm.  Bring a dish and enjoy the fellowship.  Next door to the History Center.  For more information call 623-3497.

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November 27

*  20th Annual Thanksgiving Day Morning "TURKEY TROT" 5 mile run and 2 mile fun run/walk at the Montgomery County Family YMCA with 7:30 am start.  $15 if registered by November 9.  $18 if registered between November 10-23.  $25 registration on Race Day.  For more information contact the YMCA at 712-623-2161 or www.mcymca.com

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*  Merc Coffee Club 27th Annual Benefit....at the Red Oak Gold Fair Building starting at 4:30 pm with pancakes and sausage.  This year the benefit is for Julie Fouts.  A minimum of $4 per person.  Children under 5 FREE.  Entertainment by Brooke Turner.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 On-going Events:

*  Red Oak Eagles BINGO every Tuesday, early bird at 6:30, regular at 7:00

*  Red Oak Rotary Club meets every Tuesday at noon to 1pm for lunch and program at the Red Coach in Red Oak.  Guests always welcome.

*  Project Porchlight has meetings open to the public on the 2nd & 4th Tuesdays of each month at the Heartland Livestock Conference Room in Red Oak, for more information call 623-2281. Prayer Walk every Thursday evening 4:30 pm at Fountain Square Park in Red Oak.

AL-ANON, 12 step program, Tuesday nights at 7 p.m. at Faith Community Church in Red Oak.

*  Over Eaters Anonymous meets every Thursday at 5:30 pm at the 1st Methodist Church in Red Oak.

* Alzheimer's Family Support Group meetings the last Wednesday of every month at 2:00 pm at the Good Samaritan Society in Red Oak  (201 Alix Avenue).  712-623-3170 or 712-826-9592  for more information.

*  CHRIST'S CUPBOARD COMMUNITY FOOD PANTRY is now open for service.....Open Wednesdays 3pm - 5pm and Thursdays 4pm - 6pm.

*  BINGO every Friday night at the Nodaway Community Building  7pm  

* NEW HOURS.....at the Redemption Center in Red Oak.   Monday 9am to 5pm.  Tuesday rhrough Friday 10am to 5pm.  Saturday 9am to 4pm.

 
   
 

 

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1991 Ironwood Ave.
Red Oak, Iowa 51566
712-623-2584
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