Tuesday, April 7

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SCHOOLS:

NICC – faculty and staff are working remotely to continue to serve students, businesses and communities while buildings are closed. Call NICC at 844.642.2338 or visit online www.nicc.edu for more information.

*Schools are closed until at least April 30th. We will provide updates from individual schools closer to that date.*

West Delaware and St. Mary’s – Breakfast and lunch will be available to all children under the age of 18, regardless of whether they are West Delaware students or not.  All we need is the number of students who are taking lunch.  We do not need school ID or any verification of need.

Breakfast and lunch can both picked up at same time.  Children can pick up grab and go meals from any of our district buildings. They will be required to take the meal with them and not stay on site to eat.

Starting Monday, April 6th, West Delaware will change their pick up times for free meals.
In Manchester, meals can be picked up from 7:30-9:00 and 11:00-12:30 every weekday at 2 locations:
* West Delaware High School (same door)
* West Delaware Middle School ‐ Sidewalk Pick UpWe will also continue to have meals available at the following locations from 7:30-10:30 every weekday:
* Ryan City Hall
* Greeley Fire Station
* Dundee Fire Station
* Masonville Fire StationFamilies who receive the weekend backpack program can still pick up those items on Fridays at Lambert Elementary School when they pick up their meals.

Western Dubuque – The school will be offering 2 locations for breakfast and lunch curbside pick-up during the COVID-19 unexpected school closure. Breakfast (pick up for the next day) and lunch meals will be available Monday-Friday from 11:30am-12:30pm

  • Dyersville: James Kennedy Public Library (parking lot), 320 1st Ave E, Dyersville, IA 52040
  • Cascade: Cascade Elementary, 110 Harrison St SE, Cascade, IA 22033

Monticello Schools:   offering brown bag meals free to anyone 18 years of age and under, Monday – Friday from 11am-11:30am. These lunches will be available at Carpenter Elementary School and at the Old Middle School starting Monday, March 23 and run until Friday, April 10. They will be “Grab & Go” which means we will be handing them out to people outside of the building.

Community

Delaware County Veteran’s Affairs office – Call ahead for appointments at 927-5116

Foundation for the Future of Delaware County has started the COVID-19 Relief Fund for low-income families in Delaware County experiencing financial difficulty due to the coronavirus pandemic.  To contribute, go to dbqfoundation.org/ffdcCovidRelief.  Contributions can also be dropped off at F&M Bank in Manchester, GNB Bank in Manchester, and Community Savings Bank in Manchester, Earlville, and Edgewood. Checks can be made out to FFDC, 200 East Main, Manchester, Iowa 52057.

Manchester’s Metal and Electronic Recycling Event – Postponed until September 12th (8 am to noon at the Delaware County Fairgrounds). For a complete list of what items are allowed, go to manchesteriowa.org.

City of Manchester – Closing all city playgrounds.  Signs are up at each playground area and caution tape at each playground entrance, swing set, etc. Parks and trails remain open.

Camp Courageous – Omelet Breakfast and Open House, scheduled for Sunday, April 26th, 2020, has been cancelled.  Camp Courageous would like to thank all of the sponsors and supporters who have donated toward the annual Omelet Breakfast. Their support will go towards the annual Camp Courageous Pancake Breakfast and Open House to be held this fall on Sunday, September 27th, 2020, on the grounds at Camp. For more information, contact Camp Courageous at 319-465-5916 Ext. 2400, visit the camp’s website at campcourageous.org/omelet, or follow Camp on Facebook or Instagram.

Cruisin’ for Camp Courageous – the 33rd annual “Cruisin’ for Camp Courageous” car show, scheduled for May 17th, 2020, has been postponed to Sunday, September 6th on the grounds of Camp Courageous.

The New Vienna Farmer’s Day Breakfast & Parade/Fundraiser for Brittany Lansing April 4th is postponed till further notice.

Ruth Suckow Memorial Library  – closed to foot traffic until further notice. Laurie will still be available to receive phone calls (563-923-5235) and emails (librarian@earlville.lib.ia.us) during normal business hours (Monday 1-5 p.m., Wednesday 9 a.m.-noon, 1-5 p.m., 6-8 p.m., Friday 1-5 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m.-noon), and to drop material off curbside if you would like to check out books, DVDs, magazines, puzzles or games. Story Times are cancelled for now.

Volga Opera House – Elvis events for May 1 – 3rd have been cancelled.

The Manchester Methodist Church is temporarily not accepting clothing donations.

Church of Cash scheduled for April 17th  in Luxemburg has been postponed to May 22nd

Dundee City Council – will be postponing the April 1st council meeting until April 8th at 6:30 pm for the safety of the Dundee City Council and public

Delaware County Treasurer’s Office – Closed.  There is a drop box in front of the office and if the public has any questions they can call our Office at 563-927-2845.  Again, people can pay their property taxes and auto renewals online at www.iowatreasurers.org or by the U.S. Postal Services.

James Kennedy Public Library – adjusting their hours currently scheduled through Sunday, April 12. Library staff will be in the library from 9 am-7 pm Monday-Thursday and 9 am-5 pm on Friday and Saturday.  The library will not be staffed on Sundays. Staff will answer phones and provide any services they can remotely, including providing assistance in using online services.

Delaware County Driver’s licensing services shut down until further notice.  At this time we will stay open for autos and taxes until further notice.  We are limiting 2 people at the counter at all times.  People need to wait to stay in the lobby until they are asked in. 

***Second Helpings – Until further notice: ready to heat meals can be picked up on the South Alley Drive of the Methodist Church on Mondays from 4-5:30PM. Do not get out of your car!

The Arlington Fire Department – postponing the breakfast that is scheduled for April 5th.

Garber Fire and Elkport Garber EMS – Soup and Potato Bar on April 5th is canceled.

***Dyersville Senior Meals – Carry out and delivery for those 60 and older. Call 875-2600

Aurora Smelt Fry – Postponed until after Memorial Day.

***Delaware, Dubuque and Jackson County RTA –  IS OPEN AND OPERATING DURING NORMAL BUSINESS HOURS. You can continue to schedule your rides with RTA by calling 563-588-4592 / 1-800-839-5005, or through your Insurance Company (MCO) if applicable.

Greeley Meal Site – Closed until further notice

The City of Monticello – Monticello City  Hall, the Monticello Public Library, and public spaces located within the Renaissance Center and Community Building will be closed to the public as will the Berndes Recreation Center. All library activities, park and recreation activities, and Berndes Center rentals will be cancelled with full refunds being issued. The closures and cancellations will continue through Sunday April 12th. While it is currently anticipated that all City buildings will reopen on Monday April 13th it is possible that closures and cancellations will continue beyond that date. City Council and other public meetings held through April 12th will be held electronically.

Not So Tiny House Mission Store in Hopkinton – Closed until further notice. No donations will be accepted until further notice.

Manchester Police Department – In an effort to protect the department’s employees from illness, please call the Manchester Police Department at 563-927-3355 for assistance instead of presenting to the department lobby until further notice. Emergencies should dial 911.

Clayton County – Select county offices will be closed to the general public until further notice. For full information, go online to claytoncountyia.gov

Castle Theatre – Closed until further notice.

Buchanan County Dairy Producers –  Annual Banquet scheduled for 03/28 is cancelled until further notice

The City of Dyersville will be closing the Memorial Building, Social Center and Library to public access  through at least April 12. Check www.cityofdyersville.com for the latest information. If you have any questions, please contact City Hall at 563-875-7724.

Hero’s Haven – The Crock pot and Karaoke event to benefit Hero’s Haven Animal Rescue is postponed until a later date.

Delaware County Conservation Nature Center – Closed to the public and all programs cancelled until further notice. The office remains open at this time.

Edgewood City Office – Closed. Payments can be put in the dropbox at the Highway 3 entrance.

Common Grounds Coffee House in Lamont – Closed for lunch until further notice

Regional Medical Center – Latest COVID-19 related info: regmedctr.org/COVID-19  

Manchester Legion

— Hump Day Coffee cancelled for 4 weeks
— Not Quite Brothers Concert 4/4 at fairgrounds cancelled
— District Conference Cancelled
— Bar Closed

Delaware County Rec. Center – No access to the Delaware County Rec Center,  this includes adults as well.

Manchester Public Library –  The library is closed until further notice. All programs and meeting room events cancelled until further notice.

Delaware County Master Gardeners – The remainder of Mondays in March series is cancelled.

Sleep in Heavenly Peace Delaware County – All volunteer activities have been temporarily suspended until at least April 14th, including the delivery of beds. No new applications will be taken during this time.

Good Neighbor Society – All visitors to their Manchester campus are restricted at this time, unless absolutely necessary. Communication via phone calls, texts, email, social media and video chats is welcome – if you need help or have questions, contact Communication Director Alaina Lynch.

ISU Extension and Outreach Delaware County office  – Closed to the public  until further notice.  Email at jadeh@iastate.edu or by phone at 563-927-4201.

Churches

All Catholic Churches in the Archdiocese of Dubuque Pastorate – Weekend Masses have been canceled through April 7. Archbishop Jackels will live stream Holy Mass each Sunday at 9:00 a.m. Go to www.dbqarch.org/live-broadcasts to watch. The scheduled intentions for the Masses will still be offered by the priests privately.  Sunday Masses will be pre-recorded and can be viewed on local access cable TV in Dyersville.  There is also a link to watch these Masses on the cluster website at spiresoffaith.com.  Daily Masses will be live streamed and can be viewed at 8 am.  Consult the cluster website for the link.  This broadcast will be available afterward as well. Appointments for individual confessions can be made through the cluster office at Dyersville 563 875 7325.  Homebound Communion to the homebound has been suspended.  If a parishioner is dying and wants Viaticum, they should contact the cluster office in Dyersville.  People may still use codes to enter the chapel at Beckman Catholic and pray and may also pray at the basilica and our other cluster churches from sunrise to sunset.  Bulletins are available at all cluster churches and on the cluster website.  Donations are being made through surface mail to all of our cluster churches and also being made electronically.  Contact the parish/cluster office to learn about enrolling in EFT. Here is the link for daily Masses from Beckman Catholic at 8 am: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCjB3gj0ZlWQTKStbcls5Q1g/featured

Christ Community Church (formerly Community Congregational Church) has cancelled all on-site activities thru April 6th.  At this time, the office will be open, but may close early.  We plan to post a new video each week with prayer and that Sunday’s message on  the church website:  christcommdelcoia.org.  If you have any questions, please call 927-4772.

First Presbyterian Church of Manchester – has cancelled all worship services and activities until further notice.

Earlville United Parish – No worship services or activities at Earlville United Parish until further notice. This includes both Sunday and Wednesday night services.

Greeley United Methodist Church – No Church services or Sunday School until further notice

First Lutheran Church, Manchester – Cancelling all worship services and church activities through April 5th. 8AM Sunday Service can still be heard in KMCH.

St. Paul Lutheran Church in Delaware – Canceling all services, including midweek and Sunday services and study groups through March 31st.

St. Patrick’s Winthrop – Fish fry for Friday cancelled

Trinity United Methodist Church, Edgewood – NO SUNDAY CHURCH SERVICES OR SUNDAY SCHOOL UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE at Trinity United Methodist Church, Edgewood. They WILL have their final Lenten Study, “The Bad Boys of Easter”, on Wednesday, starting with supper at 5:30, and followed by the video study lead by Pastor Mike Jackson. (This is a small group study)   The church office will continue to be staffed from 9-noon, Tuesday through Friday. You can reach the office at 563-928-6823.

St. Mark Youth Enrichment:  All St. Mark programs and events will remain cancelled or postponed while schools are closed.  The St. Mark office will be closed to the public, and all office staff are being encouraged to work from home.

St. Francis Xavier in Dyersville – Bingo cancelled until further notice

Businesses (*** Denotes still doing business in some form)

***Hauser’s Water Systems – Front office is closed to the public. If you need any product, payments or need support call 563-927-3716. Employees will load any product outside the office.

***Napa Premier Auto Parts is offering free delivery service, so place an order online or give them a call. They have A LOT of product people do not consider –trash bags, rakes, TOILET PAPER, etc.

***Aunt Emmy’s – Open Wednesday-Friday 7:00-2 Saturday 8-2 Message or call 927-4560 to have your order ready and pay over the phone if you’d like!

*** Gateway Appliance – Open as usual Monday-Friday 8:00 am – 5:30 pm and Saturday 8:00 am-1:00 pm. To ensure the safest shopping experience, we are taking precautionary measures and sanitizing our store multiple times daily. You can also go to gatewayappliance.com or call 563-927-3200. The service department is currently available for in home repairs but that is subject to change.

***Manchester Livestock Auction – Tuesday 4/6 sale is cancelled.  There WILL be a dairy and goat sale April 10th; and feeder cattle sale April 17. Call or check website for more info.

***Honey Creek Furniture – Show Room Closed – available by phone, email, or Facebook.

***Thompson Shoes – Closed – Call 927-2179 with questions

***Earlville Pub & Grub – carry-out and curb side pickup from 4:30 to 8:30 p.m. on Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Sunday; Saturday noon to 8:30 p.m. for full menu and closed container beverages. To order or request a menu call 563-923-4022.

***Manchester Monument Company – open to Appointments only from 9-4 Monday – Friday.  Call 563-927-3597 or email Manchestermonumentco@gmail.com until further notice.

Corcoran Furniture – Closed until April 7

***Edgewood Building Center & Schroeder’s Cash Supply in Dundee – OPEN FOR BUSINESS. All walk in business will be by PRIOR appointment only. Orders and questions on products, pricing, ordering, etc can all be done via telephone, fax, or e-mail. Orders placed can be picked up OUTSIDE of our office if called in ahead of time. We WILL still make deliveries under the following condition ONLY, Deliveries will be placed OUTSIDE on the driveway OR put inside your garage, NO in the house deliveries. We hope this will still allow our customers to have access to what products they might need during this challenging time. We will continue to monitor the environment as new information becomes available and will do our best to adjust. Thank you for your continued support and patience during this challenging time. Schroeders Cash Supply Inc. Ph 563-924-2051 Fax 563-924-2363 E-Mail scs@iowatelecom.net

***Don & Walt, LLC – Open for business and taking service calls

***Physical Therapy Solutions – PTS will remain open, but are asking if you are not an active patient, you stay home.  We are also asking if you are a patient’s ride to and from physical therapy that you stay in your car during their treatment.

***Tauke Motors is open.

 ***Cobblestone Inn & Suites in Manchester is open if the need arises, be it for emergency or other. Call (563) 920-8101 directly, or at the hotel (563) 856-0011, if they can help anyone in this time of need

Above & Beyond Home Health & Hospice – cancelling the grief support groups  until further notice.  Although we will not be able to meet as a group, if you need support, please call our Bereavement Coordinator toll free at 866.233.1533.

***Dyersville Commercial/Eastern Iowa Shopping News: is open for business. Any information can be submitted to any of our emails, or to dceditor@wcinet.com.

***Thede Computer Repair & Recycling – Please call, text or email for an appointment for computer repair – recycling is still 24/7 drop-off!  563-822-1143 or 641-781-9195 text.

Advanced Eyecare Associates in Manchester and Vinton – Available for emergencies on a case-by-case basis.  Call their business number and follow the prompts.

Rio Blanco in DyersvilleWe are officially open! We will be doing curbside, meaning park right outside the doors of the restaurant and we will bring out your food! Until we are allowed to open for sit-down dining. To place orders, our phone number is 563-875-2199. Our hours are Tuesday – Sunday: 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

Just For You – closed until further notice.

Comfort Inn – No open swim.

Common Grounds Coffee House in Lamont – Closed until further notice.

***Subway in Manchester – open. You can order online or you can come in and order and take out.

***Harper Insurance Agency – open with normal hours but limiting access to the office and customers can contact us by phone or email for policy changes and call ahead to make appointment.

***Dolan Insurance – still open and operating like normal, but are doing business via phone and email only. Please use the dropbox for payments. Please call if you need to arrange an in-person visit.”

***The Big House – until further notice all weekend entertainment is cancelled. They are open daily for carry-out and curb-side delivery from the hours of 11-1:30 pm and 4-7:00 pm.

***Happy Joe’s dine-in area is closed.  We are accepting take-out orders or curbside pickup.  Until further notice, our Dyersville location will run our Family Night Discount all day.

***Community Insurance in Edgewood – STILL OPEN and operating like normal, but are doing business via phone and email ONLY. If any documents or payments need to be made, please drop in the dropbox. Please call if you need to visit in person.

***Manchester Signs – closing their doors to the public but still working regular hours. Call or email to place orders and knock on the door for pick ups.

***American Family Insurance – Tadd Moorman Agency – Office closed, but will be here conducting all business over the phone until March 31st. Payments can be dropped off by using the mail slot in the door or call us to process payments over the phone using a bank account or debit/credit card.

Manchester Family Vision Center has postponed all routine eye exams. Our staff will be available by appointment for pick up of contacts or glasses.Please call 563-927-3682 to schedule your appointment.

***Dairy Queen is doing curbside for the mobile app orders and any call-ins with a credit card.

***Cost Cutters – Closed until April 1

***Heims Awards – Retail area closed; taking online orders

***Brehme Drug in Manchester – Drive-up window open; home delivery available

***Hart Ridge – Carry out orders only, call ahead

***Real Deals in Manchester – closing until March 31st. Online shopping will be available.

***The Mini Mart in Hopkinton – 5-minute customer limit in-store; carry out food orders til 8:30 pm.

***Plum Creek ArcherySunday Tournament and  Team Dart tournament for March 29 cancelled, otherwise operating normal business hours  and league will continue.

***Dupaco Community Credit Union: all Dupaco branch office lobbies will be closed to member walk-in traffic. Drive-up windows open during normal business hours. https://www.dupaco.com  Community Wide garage sales Cancelled.

***Midwest One Bank – Limiting lobby access. Please use drive-up. All services available by phone or online.

***Moorman Insurance – totally operational at this time.  We would like you to drop any payments in the locked mailbox curb side.  Any changes to your policies may be done over the phone.  Please call ahead if you wish to visit us in person.

***Clayton Drug – Still process prescriptions, via curbside pick up, delivery, and mail out. Please call for arrangement.

***Country Ridge Apartment –  Laundry Mat and Office will be closing at 4:30 daily, last load needs to be in by 3:00 PM. Will not be open on weekends until further notice.

Le Beach Bum Tanning – temporarily closed. If you have tanning time to use, please call 563-927-5674 and speak with Lori.

Aprils Downtown Diner – Closed

FarmTek’s Retail Store – will be closing starting Wednesday, March 18th

MercyOne Dyersville Gift Shop will be closed until further notice.

TOMY Outlet Store is closed until a later date.  At this time we can process phone orders. Please feel free to contact them at (563) 875-5613.

***Randy’s Market is reserving the first hour of operation for our senior shoppers ages 60 plus beginning Thursday, March 19th during these hours. 7am – 8am.

***Community Savings Bank – Limiting access to lobby areas at all locations and are implementing a drive-up only policy.

***F&M Bank – Lobby is closed, You can still conduct your banking via phone, online, or their area drive up locations. Please call for appointments.

Gathering Place – Spring Craft Show scheduled for April 18th has been rescheduled to May 23rd.

Joseph Hall Elvis Impersonator rescheduled to May 21st. Tickets already bought please keep for May 21st. Questions call The Gathering Place.

***Fareway Meat and Grocery in Manchester and Dyersville – New store hours until further notice: 8am – 7pm Monday through Saturday. 8-9am – Open to those 65 and over, expectant mothers, those with a serious chronic medical condition, and those with an underlying medical condition. 9am – 7pm – Open to general public.

***Runde Auto Group – Open regular hours.

Mueller Family Dentistry – Cclosed except for emergencies through March 31st. Emergencies can call the office at (563)927-3612 or Dr. Chad Mueller at (847) 212-1521 to arrange a time for care.

Henderson Products – Closed. Tentative re-open date March 30.

***Widner Drug- physical doors are closed and locked. They are still processing prescriptions as normal with pick up via drive through or delivery options. The gift shoppe and ice cream parlor are closed as of now.

***Pizza Ranch in Manchester – Open for pick-up and delivery

***Brew & Brew – Open 6:30 to 2 pm for carryout orders only

***The Bread Basket – Drive-through and carry out still available

***Olive That Deli – Drive-through and carry out still available

***Delhi Landing – offering takeout and delivery Monday through Sunday from 11-2 and 5-8. Normal menu.

***Country Junction – Temporarily closing in-house dining, carryout, and curbside services

Insure Iowa – Lobby is closed. Please call 563.927.2791.  If you would like to drop off a payment, you can leave it in the entryway between the front doors during normal business hours.  8:30 – 4:30 Monday – Friday

Woodland Eye Clinic – All Clinic Locations will be closed and only providing call ahead emergency services. Please call our offices to schedule an appointment; Dyersville 563-875-0006, West Union 563-422-6085, Elkader 563-245-2304

Dental Associates of Manchester – Closed with the exception of dental emergencies.  Staff is contacting patients who had appointments scheduled through April 16th.

***The Gathering Place – THE GATHERING PLACE & DORY’S SWEET TREATS ARE OPEN.  Darrel, Connie and Jacque Easter event at The Gathering Place on March 29th has been postponed.

***Farmers Savings Bank Lobbies are closed until further notice. All Drive-up banking, telephone banking, and online banking are available.

Manchester Dental- Office closed except for emergencies for the next 2 weeks. Emergencies can call the office (563)927-5415 or Dr. Carrie Borchardt (319)360-9119 to arrange a time for care.

Aunt Emmy’s– Closed until March 31st

***Fireside Pub & Steakhouse – Open for pick up only 4:30 – 7:30  Monday – Saturday

***GNB Bank and GNB Real Estate –  is temporarily closing their lobbies. Drive-thrus, ATMs and night deposits will remain open, and as of now, all employees will be available via phone and email to continue assisting customers.

***K&K Logo:  You can order your fabric online and put “INSTOREPICKUP” in the Discount code field at check out.  Call us from the curb and we can deliver your purchase to you while you wait in the car.  Dry Cleaning – If you want to pick up your dry cleaning at the curb call us from your car, we can bring it out or grab your drop off items.  563-875-2191

National Farm Toy Museum: closing to the public through the 31st.

Total Fitness: Closed through the end of March.

Manchester Area Chamber of Commerce Business Announcements