October 10, 2020
Pack 71 Cub Scouts of New London/Danville is holding "Do A Good Turn Daily Scouting for Food" Drive at the New London and Danville City Parks from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. This will be a parking lot style, no contact collection. Community residents are asked to drive up and a Scout will unload your donated items. All donations will go to the New London and Danville Food Pantries.
The Van Buren Scenic Drive Festival is taking place today and Sunday with events in each village. Find details and a brochure with a schedule at villagesofvanburen.com.
The Denmark United Church of Christ in Denmark, Iowa invites everyone to its' God's Portion Day starting with an opening ceremony at 10:15 am. The parade is at 10:30. The chicken and noodle drive-up dinner begins at 11 am and the live auction starts at noon.
A public rosary crusade will be held outside at Mt. Pleasant Tire on East Washington Street at noon. Bring a lawn chair. There will be additional space available in the E3 Center parking lot.
St. Mary's Fall Festival celebrates 50 years today. It features an online auction starting at 2 pm. To get registered to bid, go to sullivanauctioneers.com. They will be selling roast beef sandwiches, cheesy potatoes, slices of pie and beverages to-go. This is available for curbside takeout at the HTC Elementary School. You can pre-order by calling 837-6808. Food will be served from 11 to 2 and 4 to 7. Raffle tickets are $20 each or 6 for $100. Winner will choose from a side by side, golf cart of $7500 cash.
New London VFW hosts dinner from 5 to 7:30 pm. Ham steak is $10, ribeye steak is $14 and includes a baked potato, salad and dinner roll.