Civic and Service Clubs

Creston offers numerous opportunities to contribute and give back to the community.  Volunteers are always welcomed.

ALZHEIMERS ASSOCIATION – 1-800-272-3900

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AMERICAN LEGION – 641-782-2708 

     Meeting- 2nd Tuesday of every month

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APPALACHIA SERVICE PROJECT – Sharon Snodgrass, 641-782-2870

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AUTISM GROUP – 816-506-5976

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CONNECTIONS AGENCY ON AGING – 641-782-4040

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BLUE GRASS SHRINE CLUB – Dennis Richie, 641-782-6034

     Meetings-4th Tuesday of every month 

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B N VETERANS & AUXILARY –

     Meetings- 3rd Sunday of every month at the Methodist Church for pot luck no meetings are held in the summer

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BOY SCOUTS OF AMERICA – Paul Fuller, 641-782-8803

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CHAUTAUQUA  – Betty Wallace, 641-782-2677

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CITY OF CRESTON – MAYOR GARY LYBARGER, 641-782-2000 EXT. 201; CITY ADMINISTRATOR – MIKE TAYLOR, 641-782-2000 EXT. 202

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CREST AREA THEATRE – Linda Huffman,  crestareatheatre@gmail.com

     Meeting- 1st Monday of every month

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CREST CITY LODGE – Worshipful Master Rick McCampbell – 641-782-7602

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CRESTLAND BETTERMENT FOUNDATION – Annette Rice, 641-782-6272

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CRESTON ACTIVITIES BOOSTER CLUB  – Meets the second Wednesday of the Month at A & G’s in Uptown Creston

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CRESTON ANIMAL RESCUE EFFORT –  C.A.R.E. – Mycale Downey, 641-202-4717

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CRESTON AREA RETIRED SCHOOL PERSONNEL ASSOCIATION  – 641-337-5771

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CRESTON: ARTS – Brian Zachary, 641-247-1663

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CRESTON BASEBALL-SOFTBALL YOUTH LEAGUE – Scott Driskell, 641-782-6221

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CRESTON CHAMBER OF COMMERCE – Executive Director Ellen Gerharz, 208 W. Taylor, 641-782-7021   
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CRESTON FARMERS MARKET –  Alexi Groumoutis – 515-447-3952

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CRESTON HISTORIC PRESERVATION – City of Creston, 641-782-2000 ext. 202

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CRESTON MODEL RAILROADERS –  Pat Henry, 641-782-8955

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CRESTON RUNNING CLUB – Rose Wignall, 641-745-7337

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CRESTON SHOOTERS –  Roger Nurnberg, 641-202-0016

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CRISIS INTERVENTION AND ADVOCACY CENTER – 1-800-400-4884

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DAUGHTERS OF AMERICAN REVOLUTION – Regent Marjorie Kinkade, 641-782-2503

     Meetings- 3rd Saturday of every month at 9:00 a.m

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DOG GONE RESCUE –  Janel McLain, janel@doggonerescue.com

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DOLLARS FOR SCHOLARS – Chris Mansour, 641-782-4382

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EAGLES LODGE –  641-782-4215

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ELKS LODGE – Callie Bruce,  641-202-7122

     Meeting- 1st & 3rd Thursday of every month

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FRIENDS OF THE CRESTON PUBLIC LIBRARY –  Jessica Duncan, 515-344-0896

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UNION COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY – Tessa Hull,  641-203-0508

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GIRLS SCOUTS OF AMERICA –  Deb Long, 1-800-342-8389

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HABITAT FOR HUMANITY –  Charlie Westman, 641-344-5523

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HCI CARE SERVICES – Amy Mobley, 641-464-2088

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HIGH LAKES OUTDOOR ALLIANCE – Doug Jones, 641-347-5100 or Tom Lesan, 641-344-1183

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GRMC HOSPITAL AUXILIARY – 641-782-3636

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IOWA STATE UNIVERSITY EXTENSION –  Sandy Seales – 641-782-8426

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KIWANIS CLUB – Pres. Terry Freeman – 641-782-2155

     Meeting – every Tuesday at Noon – The Windrow

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KNIGHTS OF COLUMBUS – Grand Knight, Larry Cimock,  641-782-8152

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LEAD UC – Wayne Pantini, 641-782-2003

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LIONS CLUB – Ralph Dillinger, 641-344-0476

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MCKINLEY PARK  – Mark Huff, 641-782-2000 ext.208

CRESTON MCKINLEY CAMPERS CAMPGROUND – 641-782-2000 ext. 208

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MATURA – 207 NORTH ELM STREET, 641-782-8431

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MORMON TRAIL ASSOCIATION – Pres. Jane Briley, 641-782-4525

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MINISTERIAL ALLIANCE –  641-782-2920

     Meeting- 3rd Thursday of every month except for June, July, August

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PATCHES & PIECES QUILT GUILD, Joyce Franklin, 641-344-3214

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QUAD COUNTIES 4 KIDS, Vickie Sickels, 641-464-3186  

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READS – Chris Mansour, 641-892-4382 

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RELAY FOR LIFE – Chantel Klejch, 641-782-2195

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ROYAL REBAKAHS –

     Meeting-2nd & 4th Friday of every month at the Joy Building in Afton at 2:00 p.m.

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ROTARY CLUB – Pres. –  Steve Crittendon – 641-782-2195

     Meeting – every Monday at Noon – Greater Community Hospital

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SCHOOLS (CRESTON)
Creston Schools – Deron Stender, Superintendent – 641-782-7028
Bill Messerole – Creston High School – 641-782-2116
Jennifer Simmons – St. Malachy – 641-782-7152
Karla Powers – Mayflower – 641-782-0026

SOUTHWESTERN COMMUNITY COLLEGE (SWCC) – Barb Crittenden, 641-782-7081

BUENA VISTA UNIVERSITY – 641-782-6113

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SHRM, SOCIETY OF HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGERS, www.swiowa.shrm.org

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SOUTHERN PRAIRIE YMCA – 1201 W. Townline St.,  641-782-9622

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SOUTHSIDE BOOSTERS – Pres. Darlene Loudon,  641-782-7698

     Meeting- 1st Thursday of the month

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SOUTHWEST IOWA AMATEUR RADIO ASSOCIATION – Jerry White, 641-782-3332

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SOUTHWEST IOWA HOT AIR BALLOON RACES – Creston Chamber of Commerce, or Chairman, Roger Lanning, 641-782-7021

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THE LEARNING CENTER OF SOUTHWEST IOWA – 641-202-2948

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UNION COUNTY CHRISTMAS BASKET – Ellen Gerharz, 641-782-7021

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UNION COUNTY DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATION – Wayne Pantini, 641-782-2003

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UNION COUNTY FAIR BOARD – Dannie Stephens, 641-202-3385

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UNION COUNTY FRIENDS OF 4-H – Barb Wilmeth, 641-344-2770

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UNION COUNTY HISTORICAL VILLAGE – Dick Anderson, 641-782-4000 or Sharon Snodgrass, 641-782-2870

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VFW – Denny Abel, 641-782-0517 or Gary O’Daniels, 641-782-8907

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VOLUNTEER FIRE DEPARTMENT –  641-782-5610

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YACC (Youth Answering the Call of the Community) –  1- 641-347-5224

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10, 000 CRESTONIANS – Creston Chamber of Commerce or Roger Nurnberg, President, 208 West Taylor, 641-782-7021