SHENANDOAH -- For the past three years, KMA and the Green Hills Area Education Agency have presented the Charles E. Lakin Outstanding Teacher Award. Two instructors within a 40 mile radius of Emerson -Lakin's hometown- receive the award each year for efforts in enticing students to come to school each day.
Iowa's President Ann Bennett of Villisca, a member of Wesley R. Miller Auxiliary #8998, was honored during the National Mid-Year Conference of the Ladies Auxiliary to the Veterans of Foreign Wars of the United States, held Feb. 20-23, in San Diego, Calif.
CORNING — Corie England, DVM, has opened Gravel Road Equine Ambulatory Service, LLC, also known as GREAS, LLC, March 1, an all equine ambulatory practice covering southwest Iowa and northwest Mo.
Dr. England is a graduate of Corning High School and Iowa State University where she received her Doctorate in Veterinary medicine Dr. England then completed an equine internship in New Hampshire and worked for an all equine practice in Pennsylvania for four years.
COUNCIL BLUFFS — Girl Scouts of Greater Iowa announced Monday the sale of their Camp Neyati property, located 14 miles south of Council Bluffs.
GSGI has owned the property since 1969, but has not used it since Oct. 1, 2010.
Camp Neyati is made up of 280 acres of natural bluffs and a man-made lake. Who purchased the property and what the land will be used for in the future has not been disclosed as this time.
Good Samaritan Society - Red Oak held their Valentine’s Day Coronation on Feb. 14.
John Burke and Lois Kindig were honored to be named King and Queen. Lois loves people and can often be seen visiting her neighbors. Everyone really appreciates her bright smile and positive attitude. John is known for his great sense of humor and cheerful attitude. He frequently jokes with staff and other residents, making everyone’s day brighter.
Relay for Life Captain’s Kickoff will be held March 16 at 6 p.m. at the Red Oak Eagles Club at 200 E. Washington St. in Red Oak.
Soup and Sandwich supper courtesy of the Eagles. Door prizes with a grand prize of a nights stay at the Red Coach Inn donated by Val Scroggs.
If the team captain is unable to attend, please send a substitute in their place. Captains team packets and additional information will be available.
RED OAK — Delivery of this year’s daffodils for the annual American Cancer Society Daffodil Days has been postponed.
Montgomery County ACS Daffodil Day Chair Sara DeMarce was informed Feb. 28 the flowers would not be available for their scheduled March 7 pick-up.
Check in next week’s Red Oak Express, or listen to KCSI, for further information on availability.
Anyone with questions can call DeMarce at 623-3177.