February 21, 2024

Event Briefs for the week of Wednesday, Feb. 7

Legislative Coffees Feb. 10 in Adair and Winterset

The next local legislative coffee with Iowa State Legislators will be 9:30 a.m. Saturday, Feb. 10 at the Adair Community Center. It is being sponsored by the Adair County Farm Bureau. Refreshments will be provided.

Also Feb. 10, there is a legislative coffee scheduled for 11:30 am at the Madison County Farm Bureau office, 115 W Court St. in Winterset.

Lions Club youth wrestling Feb. 11

The Greenfield Lions Club is having a youth wrestling tournament Sunday, Feb. 11 at Nodaway Valley High School.

There are divisions for girls and boys in pre-K/K, 1st/2nd, 3rd/4th, 5th/6th and 7/8th grades. Weigh-ins for the Pre PeeWee and Seniors divisions are at 8 a.m. with the PeeWees, Midgets and Juniors at 9 a.m.

Visit the Greenfield, IA Lions Club Facebook page for more information.

Many Hats event in February

The third annual Many Hats Womens Conference will be 2-5 p.m. Sunday, Feb. 18 at the 4-H/FFA Center on the Adair County Fairgrounds in Greenfield.

This year’s theme for the event is “Kindness Wins.” Virtual keynote speaker will be Past President for the Society of Women Engineers, Stacey DelVecchio. After working 30 years at Caterpillar, she chose to retire. She remains a strong advocate for women around the world and also works for a local giving organization that has awarded over $1.2 millionto non-profits in that area in its first five years.

This year’s event will also include “The Future Centenarian Club,” local panelists talking about kindness and impacting the world, health and wellness tips, door prizes, activities, food and more.

An optional workshop time and soup supper ($10) will follow from 5:30-7 p.m.

Register by contacting Kim at 745-7537 or go to eventbrite.com and search for Many Hats in Greenfield, IA.

Caleb Nelson

Caleb Nelson

Caleb Nelson has served as News Editor of the Adair County Free Press and Fontanelle Observer since Oct. 2017. He and his wife Kilee live in Greenfield. In Greenfield and the greater Adair County area, he values the opportunity to tell peoples' stories, enjoys playing guitar, following all levels of sports, and being a part of his local church.