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Sons of the American Legion

All veterans in Delaware County are eligible for VFW, the American Legion and AmVets! Sons of the American Legion will meet the second Tuesday of every month at 7 pm at American Legion Post #45 in Manchester. If you are the son or the grandson of an American Legion member or of a deceased veteran,

Alzheimers Support Group

The Strawberry Point Lutheran Home has an Alzheimers and Dementia Support Group that meets the second Wednesday of every month in the Gernand Center Activity Room. For more information, call Cathy Mills at 933-6037.

Delaware County Food Bank

The Delaware County Food Bank is always in need of canned food and donations. The food pantry is located in the lower level of 101 South Franklin Street. Drop-off hours are Mondays and Thursdays 11:30 am to 2:30 pm. Mail monetary donations to Delaware County Food Bank at P.O. Box 467, Manchester, IA 52057.

Delaware County Community Chest

The Delaware County Community Chest is in need of donations. The Community Chest is a non-profit that distributes funds to organizations in the county, serving charitable, educational, scientific or literary needs. If you’d like to donate, you can deliver your donation to F&M Bank in Manchester or mail it to the Delaware County Community Chest

Not So Tiny House in Hopkinton

The Not So Tiny House is a mission store in Hopkinton, run by Hopkinton Community Church. Just a reminder that donations of TVs are not accepted. Donations of furniture need to be made during regular business hours or by calling Cindy Weber at 319-939-0249 or Marty Walters at 763-228-2527. Open Wednesdays 1 – 5 pm

Manchester Police Offer “Nixle” Alerts

Sign up for a free notification system offered by the Manchester Police Department. “Nixle” will alert you of road closures, snow emergencies, weather advisories, missing children and other important safety and community information. Information will arrive by text message, email and/or the web. No cost. Sign up at www.nixle.com. Contact the Manchester Police Dept. at

Delaware County Rec Center

The Delaware County Rec Center is now open for their Fall/Winter hours – Monday, Tuesday and Thursday 3 to 8:30 pm, Wednesday 1 to 8:30 pm, Friday 3 to 6 pm, and Saturday and Sunday 2 to 4 pm. Do you have a few extra hours to give to the community? Would you like to

Delaware County Drop-In Center

The Delaware County Drop-In Center’s hours are Tuesdays and Wednesdays from noon to 4 pm and Fridays from 9 am to noon. The center is open to any adult that is recovering from a mental health condition, is challenged by having a physical or intellectual disability or is a veteran that could benefit from having

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