Calendar of Events - Cresco Area Chamber of Commerce
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08/18/17
Cadet Jamboree at new Cadet Stadium!

Friday, August 18th from 3:30pm - 9:00pm is the Cadet Jamboree at Cadet Stadium. The public is welcome to attend. Meet the teams, new Athletic Director Greg Hiemstra and Superintendent Ted Ihns, explore the new cadet stadium, win prizes, and play games. There will be a free meal from 3:30pm - 5:30pm provided by the All Sports Boosters.

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08/19/17
Polka Party on KZCQ 102.3 FM

Welcome to the Polka Party every Saturday morning, 8:00am - 12:00 Noon on Super C KCZQ 102.3 FM. Playing all your polka and old-time favorites. Request line is 563.547.1000.

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08/19/17
Cresco Fitness Center Sprint Triathlon

Join us for FITNESS, fun and food!  5K mile, 15 mile bike ride, and 500 yard swim.
Registration forms are available at the Cresco Fitness Center or can be sent to you upon request.  We will have them online shortly.

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08/20/17
3 Couple Team Best Shot Alternate Golf Tournament

Sunday, August 20th and Saturday August 26th is the 3 Couple Team Best Shot Alternate Golf Tournament at the Cresco Country Club. Fun for everyone and side games to participate in. Call today and get your 3 couples registered!

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08/21/17
 -08/22/17
Howard-Winneshiek Teacher In-service

Getting ready for the 2017/2018 School Year!

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08/22/17
Ice Cream Social at RHSHC Senior Life Solutions

Senior Life Solutions is celebrating their one year anniversary. Come join us on Tuesday, August 22nd for an ice cream social from 1:00pm - 4:00pm.

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08/23/17
Back to School Parent-Teacher Conferences

Wednesday, August 23rd is Back to School Parent-Teacher Conferences for all grades. Student/Parents of elementary age sign up online at http://www.howard-winn.k12.ia.us/ for scheduled times between 10am -6pm or call 563.547.2762 for more information.

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08/23/17
Cresco Community Blood Drive

Wednesday, August 23rd is the Cresco Community Blood Drive at the VFW Hall from Noon through 5:30pm. Call 800.287.4903 or go online at lifeservebloodcenter.org to sign up. Cresco Lions Club sponsoring.

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08/23/17
Cruise Night at A&W/Long John Silver's

It's Cruise Night at A&W/Long John Silver's in Cresco on the last Wednesday of the month from April through September from 5pm - 8pm. Come out and see the cool cars, trucks, and motorcycles. Great music, specials, and door prizes!

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08/24/17
First day of classes at Howard-Winn

Welcome Back!

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08/26/17
3 Couple Team Best Shot Alternate Golf Tournament

Saturday August 26th is the 3 Couple Team Best Shot Alternate Golf Tournament at the Cresco Country Club. Fun for everyone and side games to participate in. Call today and get your 3 couples registered!

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08/27/17
Swap Meet


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08/31/17
Family Fun Night with RHSHC

Come out for Family Fun Night at Kessel Park from 3:30pm - 6:30pm as we partner with Regional Health Services of Howard County for a night of fun! Bouncy Houses, Food, Prizes, Games, Moo Mobile, Tattoos, Photo Ops, Helicopter Landing, DJ, Balloon Guy, and 'Stop the Bleeding' Kick Off will be some of the activities. See you there Thursday, August 31st!

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09/01/17
Cresco Dementia Caregiver Support Group meeting

The Cresco Dementia Caregiver Support Group meets the first Friday of every month at 10 a.m. at the Cresco Public Library Program Room (downstairs).

Cresco Public Library is handicap-accessible.

The Cresco Dementia Caregiver Support Group is available for people to build a support system with people who understand the challenges inherent in dementia care-giving. The Alzheimer's Association caregiver support groups, conducted by trained facilitators, are a safe place for caregivers, family and friends of people with dementia to develop a support system, exchange practical information on care-giving challenges and possible solutions, talk through issues and ways of coping, share feelings, needs and concerns, and learn about community resources.

This program is presented by the Alzheimer's Association East Central Iowa Chapter. For more information, please contact their office at: 319-294-9699.


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09/02/17
Bus Trip to Kinnick Stadium

Saturday, September 2nd, departing from the Cresco Fitness Center will be a bus to University of Iowa to watch the Hawkeyes take on Wyoming. Tickets: $65/Adult, $50/Student. For more information call Bill Caffrey, 563.203.0963.

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09/07/17
Duck Dinner at Cresco Country Club

One of the best dinners ever! Call CCC for more information: 563.547.2374

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09/09/17
Prenatal & Breast-feeding Class

Saturday, September 9th, 9am - 3pm with Lunch/Snacks included is the Prenatal & Breast-feeding Class in the Laura Rose Education Center of the Hospital. Fee: $25.00 or FREE if delivering at RHSHC. Bring infant car seat to class.

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09/09/17
Operation Comfort Warriors Benefit Ride

Once again it's time for our yearly benefit ride to raise funds for Operation Comfort Warrior. All money raised will stay to help support Iowa Soldiers, Airmen, Sailors and Marines and Veterans from Iowa with PTSD.

Registration begins at 10 a.m. inside the doors at Waukon Harley. Safety brief will be at 10:45 and kickstands up at 11.

Registration cost will be $15 / Rider with an additional $10 per passenger. Dinner stops and rest breaks planned every 45 to 60 miles. Ride will end in Cresco that afternoon.

All makes and models and all type of vehicles are welcomed. Motorcycles to the front cages to the back. Need not be a veteran to ride all are welcome.


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09/10/17
Ranch Breakfast at Cresco Country Club Open to the Public!

Ranch Breakfast - with all the fixings is now open to the public at the Cresco Country Club

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09/10/17
Fair Day at Notre Dame

Sunday, September 10th from 11:00am - 3:00pm is the 46th Annual Fair Day at Notre Dame. Events for the entire family include rides, ring tosses, soccer kick-n-score, activities in the gym, raffles, bake sale, cake walk, Bingo, petting zoo, Moo Mobile, and a homemade sausage & turkey dinner with potatoes, gravy, vegetable, salads, homemade pies, rolls, milk & coffee. Tickets prices: Adults $9.00 in advance and $10.00 at the door, 12 & under $5.00 and Preschool FREE. Carryouts available (no free carryouts). Support Notre Dame School and Religious Education Programs!

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09/10/17
40 Gun Raffle at Cresco Wildlife Club

Drawing to be held at 12:00 Noon, September 10th at the Cresco Wildlife Club for 40 Guns (need not be present to win).
11 Rifles
​9 Shotguns
​6 Muzzleloaders
14 Handguns
Only 1600 tickets will be sold
1 in 40 odds to win per ticket

 
Tickets sold at Cresco Wildlife Club - donation $20/ticket.
​Winner must have all necessary permits to claim prizes and prizes must be legally claimed within 30 days.

​For each full book of tickets (5) purchased at one time by each individual, your name will be entered into a special drawing for a Henry Pump Action Rifle .22S/L/LR Octagon Barrel.

 

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09/11/17
Bus Trip to U.S. Bank Stadium

Monday, September 11th, departing from the Cresco Fitness Center will be a bus to U.S. Bank Stadium to watch the Minnesota Vikings take on the New Orleans Saints. Tickets: $80.  For more information call Bill Caffrey, 563.203.0963.

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09/14/17
 -09/17/17
Norman Borlaug Harvest Fest

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09/15/17
Inspire Day at Norman Borlaug Boyhood Farm

Friday, September 15th is Inspire Day at the Borlaug Farm. Open to the public, get inspired with 300 5th graders from area schools as they learn about Dr. Borlaug and his contribution to the world.

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09/15/17
CHS Homecoming

It's Homecoming at Crestwood High School!

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09/16/17
Cruise to Cresco!

Saturday, September 16th is Cruise to Cresco!

​Open to Street Rods, Antiques, Sports Cars, Alternative Energy Vehicles, Trucks, Classics, Street Machines, Unfinished, Tractors, Rat Rods, and Motorcycles

​Registration: 8:00am - 11:30am

40 awards to be presented at 2:30pm
​Poster Contest, 50/50 Raffle, Door Prizes, Car Corral, Swap Meet and it's all at the NBHF in Cresco!

Check out howard-county.com for registration form

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09/16/17
Polka Party on KZCQ 102.3 FM

Welcome to the Polka Party every Saturday morning, 8:00am - 12:00 Noon on Super C KCZQ 102.3 FM. Playing all your polka and old-time favorites. Request line is 563.547.1000.

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09/16/17
National Wild Turkey Federation Banquet

Catered dinner, cash bar, prizes, games, kids' games & prizes, raffles, live auction, fun for everyone!
Raffle items include guns, fishing equipment, prints, Yeti cooler, camping equipment & much more.
Early bird savings if tickets are ordered early and get $20.00 worth of raffle tickets FREE!
FOR TICKET PACKAGES CALL: Joe Braun (563) 547-3321 or (563)547-5622, Becky Burke (563) 380-1579 or Mark Kubik (507) 258-0467
Doors open 5:00 pm, Dinner at 7:00 pm   
Sponsored by the Northeast Iowa Gobblers Chapter of the National Wild Turkey Federation

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09/17/17
Ryder Cup Tournament

Sunday, September 17th is the Ryder Cup Tournament at the Cresco Country Club.

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