Penoach Winery Octoberfest Event

October 12, 2017

Penoach Winery invites you to Octoberfest and concert Saturday, October 14, noon-5 p.m. Free wine samples all afternoon, including hot, spiced Dallas County Apple. Hot apple wine by the cup or any other wine by the bottle will be offered during the afternoon, and beer will be available. Roast marshmallows at the fire pit and have a free bag of popcorn, or go for a wagon ride around the vineyard. Brewer Family Farms will be here serving their all-beef brats. Stay for “Hot Tamale and the Red Hots” in concert 2-5 p.m.

Fall Colors River Float

October 6, 2017

Join Dallas County Conservation on Sunday, October 15, from 1 to 6 p.m., for a Fall Colors River Float down the Middle/South Raccoon Rivers. This paddle season has been one of extremes – too much or too little. We’ll hope for a little rain and a navigable river. Few of Dallas County’s
wild places are as beautiful as the river valley decked out in all of its fall color splendor! Join us for a lazy float to cap off your fall paddling.

Extended Hours at Billy’s Ice Cream Store

From now till December 17, Billy’s Ice Cream Store will be open from noon to 8 p.m., Wednesday through Sunday, and closed Mondays and Tuesdays. We are very excited for the opportunity to continue to serve the Adel community during the holiday season. Stop in and try one of our new fall treats, like a Pumpkin Chilly Billy or Apple Crumb Chilly Billy, but don’t forget your old favorite of Lemon soft serve!

Feeling Queasy? Call, it’s Easy!

To get more people to report foodborne illness or “food poisoning,” the Iowa Department of Public Health recently launched the IowaSic Hotline. Now when you think you ate something that made you sick, you can call 1-844-IowaSic or 1-844-469-2742. A trained specialist will ask you about your symptoms and all the foods you ate recently. If your illness seems related to a food you bought, the Iowa Food and Consumer Safety Bureau will investigate.
By calling IowaSic, you may save others from the misery of foodborne illness — and worse. A food “bug” that makes you only queasy could possibly kill other, more vulnerable people, such as young children and the elderly.

Youth Basketball Leagues

October 3, 2017

Adel Park and Rec. offers Youth Basketball Leagues for those in 1st-6th grades. 3/4th grade girls begin mid-October, 3/4th grade boys begin mid-November, and 1/2nd boys and girls leagues begin mid-December. All practices are held in ADM gymnasiums. Registration can be done on-line by visiting For more information call Adel Park/Rec. 993-4525.

Raising Money for Veterans

The Adel Family Fun Center is excited to partner with the Bowlers To Veterans Link, a non-profit charity in which money is raised to help local veterans. Bryce and Kale Smith, owners of the Adel Family Fun Center; Bowling, Bar and Grill, have set a goal to raise $5,000 before November 11, Veteran’s Day.
The Fun Center will have multiple ways to donate ranging from “Shoes For Freedom” in which they will be donating $1 from every shoe rental from now until Veteran’s Day. They will also be selling “Soldier Pins” in which you can donate and write a name on a displayable paper pin. They will also be conducting a BVL mail-in tournament for their league bowlers the week of Veteran’s Day along with a free-will donation jar at the front counter. All leading up to a “Bowl For Freedom” event on Saturday, November 11 starting at 1 p.m.

Iowa WIC Dallas County Clinic to Open

October 2, 2017

Broadlawns Medical Center will begin administering a Women, Infants and Children (WIC) Clinic at Dallas County Hospital beginning Wednesday, October 4. WIC is an income-based service that provides nutritious food, breastfeeding support, healthcare referrals and other community resources to pregnant women, breastfeeding mothers and their children up to the age of 5. The Iowa WIC Dallas County Clinic will be open one day per week at Dallas County Hospital, located at 610 10th St. in Perry. The scheduled hours are:
1st Wednesday of the month from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
2nd Monday of the month from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
3rd Friday of the month from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
4th Monday of the month from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
For more information about Iowa WIC Dallas County or to determine eligibility for WI, call 515-282-5800.

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