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Ideas Needed for Manchester Mural Project

Ideas Needed for Manchester Mural Project

The Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce’s Pride Week Committee is planning a mural project in downtown Manchester – and they’re looking for ideas. The mural will be painted on the north side of the “Roses in the Snow” building at the intersection of Franklin and Main Streets. There are four panels on the building. The

Head Start Openings

Head Start has openings for children who have turned three years old on or before September 15th. Head Start is a free, federally-funded preschool program serving children and families in Dubuque, Delaware and Jackson counties. Head Start classes are offered four days per week at a minimum of 24 hours per week from September through

Second Helpings Needs Donations

Second Helpings is in need of donations to continue the program in 2015. This Monday night supper is served on a weekly basis at Manchester United Methodist Church and is open to anyone who needs a meal. Monetary donations can be mailed to Second Helpings at 413 East Butler Street, Manchester IA 52057.

Lambert Preschool Pre-Registration

Pre-registration for next year’s Lambert 4-year old Preschool Program will begin on January 2nd and continue through the end of January. Eligible children must be 4 years old by September 15th, 2015. You can pick up your registration forms at the Lambert office or call them at 927-3515 ext. 103 to have the forms mailed to

Camp Courageous Fruitcake Sales

Camp Courageous is selling fruitcakes again this holiday season! This is the camp’s 26th year for the fruitcake sales, which raises money for the camp near Monticello that serves thousands of campers with special needs each year. The one-pound cakes sell for $10 and are available at over 75 locations. The fruitcakes are also available

Eagles Club Collecting Toys for Christmas

The Manchester Eagles Club is collecting new toys for kids at Christmas. They’ll be adopting families in need for the holidays. The toys need to be new and unwrapped. Non-perishable food items will also be accepted, which will be donated to the Delaware County Food Bank. Drop off your donations at the Eagles Aeries 3538

Maquoketa Valley Post Prom Pie Fundraiser

Maquoketa Valley is selling homemade pies as a fundraiser for the 2015 Post Prom! Selling apple for $10 and strawberry rhubarb for $12 – frozen and ready to bake. And also selling pecan for $15 – ready to serve! To order, call Ann Wilson-Grant at 563.920.6788.

Manchester Trivia Night

Meet new people and have fun with your friends at the Manchester Chamber’s Trivia Night! Trivia Night is held at 7 pm on the second Thursday of each month. Everyone is welcome and there is no admission charge, but you do pay for your own food and drink. Location is determined each month by the

Mobile Food Pantry (Now Requiring Photo ID)

If you use the Mobile Food Pantry that comes to Manchester each month, you’ll want to make note of a new change. You’ll now need to show a photo ID before picking up any food. Linda Farrand says starting this month, the Northeast Iowa Food Bank will require a photo ID at registration. Everything else

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