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MV Post Prom Homemade Pies Fundraiser

Homemade pies are being sold for the MV Post Prom fundraiser! Frozen and ready to bake – apple $10 and strawberry/rhubarb $12. Made to order and ready to serve – pumpkin $10 and pecan $15. Call Angie Hoeger at 563-590-4325 or Amy Ries at 563-608-9201.

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Manchester Window Walk Set for December 1st

The holiday season is quickly approaching – and that means Manchester’s Window Walk and Static Christmas Parade are just a couple weeks away. This year’s event will be held Thursday night, December 1st from 6:30 to 8 pm. The public is invited to come downtown that evening for live window displays in the storefronts, as

Mentors Needed for Junior Achievement Programs

Junior Achievement programs will be starting in school districts within the Manchester area during November and they are in need of mentors! Junior Achievement of Eastern Iowa is seeking qualified businessmen and women to serve as classroom mentors in Delaware County to educate kindergarten through 12th grade students about work readiness, entrepreneurship, and financial literacy

Manchester Public Library Celebrating “NaNoWriMo”

The Manchester Public Library is a “Come Write In” location for National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo as it is called.  National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) is a nonprofit event that encourages anyone interested to tackle the challenge of writing a novel in November. Drop in every Tuesday night at 5 pm. during the month of November

Sign-up Available for Delaware County Leadership Institute

Northeast Iowa Community College (NICC) Business and Community Solutions has partnered with Delaware County Economic Development to offer a new two-day leadership institute to area professionals wanting to advance their management skills and careers. The Delaware County Leadership Institute is a two-day series which will meet on Tuesday, January 10, 2017 and Tuesday February 7,

Operation Christmas Child Collecting Donations

The Delaware County Relay Center for Operation Christmas Child will be held at the Manchester United Methodist Church in mid-November. Local residents are welcome to drop off shoeboxes filled with gifts, which will be shipped to less fortunate children across the world. New items like school supplies, toys, clothing or hygiene products can also be dropped

Manchester Chamber Seeks Nominations for “Business of the Year”

The Manchester Area Chamber of Chamber is seeking nominations for Business of the Year, the Delaware County Meritorious Service Award and the Ernest Hayhow Chamber Person of the Year. Delaware County Meritorious Service Award – person or group demonstrating exemplary volunteer service to the people of Delaware County. Ernest Hayhow Chamber Person of the Year


Camp Courageous Selling Fruit Cakes

It’s fruitcake time at Camp Courageous!  This is the 28th year Camp Courageous has been making fruitcakes.  The one-pound cakes sell for $10.00, and do not contain citron or alcohol. Fruitcakes will be sold at over 70 locations from November through December. The cakes are also available at Camp Courageous or can be ordered online