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Creative Retirement Potluck Luncheon 2017

MARSHALLTOWN – On Friday, Dec. 8, 2017, the Iowa Valley Continuing Education Creative Retirement Program Council will be sponsoring its 2nd Annual Holiday Potluck Luncheon in Dejardin Hall. The luncheon will begin at 11:30 am at the IVCE conference center and entertainment will begin at noon. Residents of Marshalltown and surrounding communities are invited to…

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America Recycles Poster Contest winners announced

MARSHALLTOWN – Thirteen Marshall County students received honors for creating winning poster designs during an America Recycles Day celebration held on Nov. 15 at Iowa Valley Continuing Education. Veronica Ramirez, a sixth grader at Lenihan Intermediate School, was chosen the grand prize winner of $100 from the Marshall County Landfill. Veronica’s poster was selected from…

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Nurse Aide Career Expo is Nov. 29

MARSHALLTOWN – Iowa Valley Continuing Education (IVCE) is conducting a 2017 Nurse Aide Career Expo on Wednesday, Nov. 29. The goal of the event is to connect the IVCE and Marshalltown Community College health education students with employers and future employment in a long term care or assisted living facilities. Nurse Aides, Nurse Aide students,…


Welding could be the career for you

MARSHALLTOWN – You keep hearing about the demand for welders…ever considered that might be the career for you or just curious as to what all the talk is about? Iowa Valley Continuing Education is offering a basic welding course where you will learn basic welding techniques for stick and wire welding along with TIG (GTAW)…

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Let’s Talk About Your Quilt

MARSHALLTOWN– Let’s Talk About Your Quilt is a very popular class that individuals and families really enjoy attending. Bring in any quilt in any condition and learn about it. The old quilt that has been in the closet, the quilt that covers supplies in the barn, the old quilt you keep in the car, any…

Creative Retirement group on tour

Creative Retirement program October lineup of Fun & Adventure

MARSHALLTOWN – The Iowa Valley Continuing Education Creative Retirement program, invites active seniors to participate in the following trip and luncheons scheduled in October! Take a Day Trip to Marshalltown. We’ll take a bus and visit some of those places and people in our community that have aroused our curiosity, but we may not have been…

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Take your leadership to the next level

MARSHALLTOWN – Leadership distinguishes any organization, whether for good or for bad. To tip the scales toward better leadership, Iowa Valley Continuing Education is offering L.E.A.P., a Leadership Excellence Achievement Program series for business teams and leaders. Led by renowned presenters Celina Peerman and Mel Gonnerman, participants can enroll in one or more of the…

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ESL classes offered in Iowa Falls

IOWA FALLS – English as a Second Language (ESL) classes for people who do not speak English as their first language will be offered at Ellsworth Community College, in the Trades and Industries building, room 104. The building is located on the corner of River St. and Elm, near the water tower. Fall tuition is…

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High School Equivalency classes begin Sept. 6

IOWA FALLS – High school equivalency classes (formerly GED classes) begin their fall term on September 6 on the Ellsworth Community College Campus. Instructor Sherilyn Hitch, invites anyone who does not have a high school diploma to contact her about these classes. The cost for fall tuition is $35and the testing fee is $60. There…


IVCE offers opportunities for welding classes

MARSHALLTOWN– Want to become a welder? First you need to learn the basics and Iowa Valley Continuing Education has four opportunities for you! Basic Welding, IND 5500.24 & IND 5500.25 will be held Tuesdays and Thursdays, September 12 through October 3 and October 31 through November 21 from 5:30 – 8:30 pm. You will learn basic…

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Creative Retirement Potluck

Creative Retirement Potluck Luncheon 2017