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Events in the month of October 2020
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10/1/2020
Cresco Area Lions Club

Cresco Area Lions Club meets the 1st and 3rd Thursdays of the month.  Meetings begin at noon and are currently being held using social distancing/masking/handwashing protocols via zoom or in person at the Kessel Park Shelter as weather permits. 

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10/1/2020
Weight Watchers

Every Thursday, Weight Watchers will meet at NICC Cresco Center. Weigh-in is at 4:30pm and the workshop is at 5:00pm. Call 563.547.3355 for more information.

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10/2/2020
NICC Used Auto: Dealer 102 Licensure & Recertification

This class is designed for existing buy here/pay here dealers, as well as those considering establishing a buy here/pay here dealership. We will address updates and new state and federal laws, rules and regulations, and review the general regulations, policies and procedures for compliant buy here/pay here dealerships.  We'll also go over the importance of using compliant forms in buy here/ pay here operations. An updated 5-hour dealer education manual and/or a USB flash drive will be provided to all attendees.
Friday, October 2nd from 8am to 1pm at NICC Cresco Center. #76034.

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10/3/2020
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.

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10/5/2020
Yard Waste Pickup

Please set out your yard waste before 7am for pickup.

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10/5/2020
AA Meeting

AA meets every Monday at 5:00pm at the VFW Hall in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

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10/6/2020
Senior 60+ Discount Day at Sterling

 Sterling Drug Senior Discount Day

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10/6/2020
Northeast Iowa Food Bank Mobile Pantry

The first Tuesday of each month at 5pm is the Northeast Iowa Food Bank Mobile Food Pantry at the Howard County Fairgrounds. 
 
For more information call the NEIA Food Bank at 319.235.0507 or Cindy Yslas at 563.547.2108.

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10/6/2020
Veterans of Foreign Wars Post 4561 meeting

Veterans of Foreign Wars meeting is held at 7 pm on the first Tuesday of every month at VFW Hall on Hwy 9.

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10/7/2020
Senior Discount Day at Cresco Family Pharmacy

 Cresco Family Pharmacy Senior Discount Day on the first Wednesday of every month. Seniors 60+ receive 20% off entire purchase.
*some exclusions apply

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10/8/2020
Weight Watchers

Every Thursday, Weight Watchers will meet at NICC Cresco Center. Weigh-in is at 4:30pm and the workshop is at 5:00pm. Call 563.547.3355 for more information.

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10/10/2020
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853

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10/12/2020
AA Meeting

AA meets every Monday at 5:00pm at the VFW Hall in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

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10/13/2020
Senior 60+ Discount Day at Sterling

 Sterling Drug Senior Discount Day

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10/13/2020
Veterans of Foreign Wars Auxiliary Meeting

Veterans of Foreign Wars  Auxiliary meeting is at Evans Assisted Living every 2nd Tuesday of the Month.
Meeting times:
May - October at 6:30pm
November - April at 1:30pm

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10/13/2020
American Legion meeting

American Legion Post 135 meets the second Tuesday of every month, 7:00pm at the Legion Hall.

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10/15/2020
Weight Watchers

Every Thursday, Weight Watchers will meet at NICC Cresco Center. Weigh-in is at 4:30pm and the workshop is at 5:00pm. Call 563.547.3355 for more information.

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10/16/2020
"Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth Of Freedom" FREE program

This is a FREE event:
Friday, October 16th from 1:30pm to 3pm at the Cresco Theatre & Opera House is a Cresco Public Library presentation by Abraham Lincoln titled Abraham Lincoln: A New Birth Of Freedom.
Doors open at 1pm and concessions will be available. The program is followed by a Q&A with photos and an informal interaction.
 

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10/17/2020
Minnesota/Iowa Permit To Carry / Concealed Carry Certification Class

Todd Stephenson, a Certified NRA Instructor with over 30 years of firearms experience, will be holding a MINNESOTA AND IOWA Concealed Carry class on Saturday, October 17th, 2020 at the Cresco Wildlife Club on the Howard County Fairgrounds in Cresco.  This class is one of the MOST COMPLETE Minnesota and Iowa concealed carry training programs offered.

Pre-registration will begin at 8:30 AM, and class will begin promptly at 9:00 AM.  Class should conclude by between 6:00 and 7:00 PM.  You must be 21 years or older the day of the class to receive a certificate.  Students will be required to qualify using .22LR firearms and ammunition provided by the instructor.  Eye and hearing protection will also be provided.

The fee for this class is $125.00 – you may bring your driver's license and pre-register in person at Outdoors & More, Inc. in Cresco during normal business hours OR you may show up the day of class to register.   Either way, please CALL ME to reserve your seat ASAP.  When your class fee is paid, you will be provided with a one-year Single membership to the Cresco Wildlife Club.  If you are already a member of the Wildlife Club, you will be provided with a one-year single membership extension (upgrades to FAMILY memberships are just an additional $5.00!).

Please call Todd Stephenson at (641) 257-9345 for more information or visit Outdoors & More at 115 3rd Ave. West (behind Billmyer Furniture) in Cresco to reserve your seat.  Walk-ins the day of class will be accepted if seats are available, but class size WILL be limited, so I encourage you to reserve your seat early.
 

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10/17/2020
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853

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10/19/2020
Howard-Winn/Notre Dame Teacher In-Service

No school

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10/19/2020
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Notre Dame Parent Teacher Conferences

Parent Teacher Conferences at Notre Dame are:
Monday, October 19th from 12 Noon to 7pm
Tuesday, October 20th from 4pm to 7pm
 

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10/19/2020
Yard Waste PIckup

Please set out your yard waste before 7am for pickup.

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10/19/2020
AA Meeting

AA meets every Monday at 5:00pm at the VFW Hall in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

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10/20/2020
Senior 60+ Discount Day at Sterling

 Sterling Drug Senior Discount Day

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10/20/2020
American Legion Rider meeting

The American Legion Rider meeting is the third Tuesday of every month, 7:00pm at the Legion Hall.

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10/21/2020
Chamber Business Committee

The Chamber Business Committee meets every third Wednesday at 8:00am at the Chamber office.
All Chamber members are welcome.

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10/22/2020
Kids in the Kitchen: Halloween Cookies

Hey kids, wanna decorate some fun Halloween cookies? It’s not as hard as you might think! With a little direction, a few tips and a bit of practice with a pastry bag, your decorated cookies will rival the fancy ones at the bakery.  Grab an apron, roll up your sleeves, and get ready to get your hands on some cookies! The class is open to 7-14-year-old kids.

Class ID 77277 , Cost: $29, Thursday, Oct 22nd at NICC Cresco Center from 3:45-5:30pm with instructor Hannah Steiber.

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10/22/2020
Weight Watchers

Every Thursday, Weight Watchers will meet at NICC Cresco Center. Weigh-in is at 4:30pm and the workshop is at 5:00pm. Call 563.547.3355 for more information.

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10/24/2020
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853

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10/24/2020
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853

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10/24/2020
Cresco Wildlife Club Chicken & Fish Fry

Come and join us, Saturday, October 24th in-house or get take-outs for the guys out doing field work! We'll be serving our famous fried chicken as well as Iowa Yellow Bass, Cod and Pollock, Homemade French Fries, green bean casserole, rolls and desserts! The Bar opens at 4pm, serving begins at 5pm. $12 for adults, kids 12 and under at $6.

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10/26/2020
AA Meeting

AA meets every Monday at 5:00pm at the VFW Hall in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853.

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10/27/2020
NICC Virtual Live: Entrepreneurial Mindset for Leadership Success

Tuesday, starting October 27th. Call 563.547.3355 to sign up today.
In today's highly dynamic, interconnected world, the need for entrepreneurial thinkers at all levels of business has never been greater! Join Tama-Lea Lorenzen to develop your entrepreneurial skills in key areas to succeed in today's rapidly changing and highly complex world!


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10/27/2020
Senior 60+ Discount Day at Sterling

 Sterling Drug Senior Discount Day

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10/28/2020
NICC Virtual Business Summit 2020

Wednesday, October 28th from 10am to 12:15pm. Culture of Service: The Zappos Story
Call 563.547.3355 to register today.

Are you ready to commit to your culture?

Our Business Summit gives you access to experiences and perspectives of hundreds of local business professionals facing the same challenges as you while providing the tools, methods and best practices to change the way you think as a leader and to implement innovative strategies in your work. 

  • Define your company's culture and how to commit to it
  • Empower employees to increase customer satisfaction
  • Understand how culture plays an important role in a company's hiring and firing

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10/28/2020
Staff Appreciation Fall Lunch

Show your employees how ESSENTIAL they are!
Make your reservations today for the Chamber's
Staff Appreciation FALL LUNCH (COVID-style)
Wednesday, October 28th 2020
11am-1pm

$15 per person
Lunch menu includes Soup, Sandwich, Salad & Dessert

We DELIVER to you or you pick-up CURBSIDE but no DINE-IN
Heritage Events Center 229 W 3rd Ave Cresco,Iowa
To make your reservations please call the Chamber: 563-547-3434

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10/28/2020
ISU Extension Day Care Provider class

Wednesday, October 28th from 6:30-8:30pm at the Featherlite Center at the Howard County Fairgrounds. This session will walk through common barriers to productive relationships with parents in your child care program. By the end of the workshop providers will have the answer to the question “Who’s in charge at the threshold?”, that tricky place in the doorway where we wonder who should be taking control.

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10/29/2020
Kids in the Kitchen: Halloween Cookies

Hey kids, wanna decorate some fun Halloween cookies? It’s not as hard as you might think! With a little direction, a few tips and a bit of practice with a pastry bag, your decorated cookies will rival the fancy ones at the bakery.  Grab an apron, roll up your sleeves, and get ready to get your hands on some cookies! The class is open to 7-14-year-old kids.

Class ID 77278, Cost: $29, Thursday, Oct 29th at NICC Cresco Center from 3:45-5:30pm with instructor Hannah Steiber.

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10/29/2020
Weight Watchers

Every Thursday, Weight Watchers will meet at NICC Cresco Center. Weigh-in is at 4:30pm and the workshop is at 5:00pm. Call 563.547.3355 for more information.

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10/31/2020
Rocky Horror Picture Show

Join us for this cult classic on the big screen!
Saturday, October 31st at 11:59pm
Costumes and props are encouraged!
No water please.
Must be 18 to attend.
$5 per person.
Concessions available.

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10/31/2020
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853

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10/31/2020
AA Meeting

AA meets every Saturday at 10:00am at the Howard County Jail meeting room in Cresco.
For more information, men call 563.547.5589 and women call 563.547.4853

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10/31/2020
Halloween Trunk or Treat



 

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