SALEM CHOIR TO PRESENT CANTATA
The Senior Choir of Salem Lutheran Church in Roland will present the Marty Parks worship and praise cantata “A Christmas Offering” on Sunday, Dec. 21 at 9:30 a.m. The cantata is under the direction of Martha Bakke, narrated by Pastor Dennis Sandmann, with solos by Denny Posegate, Cassie Matthews, Jeff Anderson, Tim Oelschlager and Chris Morgan. The public is invited to this special Christmas musical offering.
LEGISLATIVE FORUM TO BE HELD
The November elections are over and Story County legislators are gearing up for the 2015 Iowa legislative session. Bethany Life and LeadingAge Iowa have teamed up to host a legislative forum to present issues of interest to seniors. The forum will be held on Friday, Dec. 19 from 2 to 3:30 p.m. at Timberland Village in Story City. On hand will be Senator Herman Quirmbach and Representatives Dave Deyoe, Lisa Heddens and Beth Wessle-Kroeschell.
ACKLEY STATE BANK OPEN HOUSE
Ackley State Bank in Story City will host an open house on Friday, Dec. 19 at their 629 Broad Street location. Treats will be served all day. Stop in and enjoy some holiday cheer!
STORY THEATER CONCLUDES 100TH YEAR!
The Story Theater Grand Opera House will culminate a year-long celebration of its 100th Anniversary with a special “101st Birthday” Concert tomorrow night (Thursday, Dec. 18) at 7 p.m., featuring Nashville recording artist Daniel Christian, along with a special preview of next year’s Judge Story’s Scandinavian Days production “Little Shop of Horrors”. Tickets are on sale for $20 in advance ($30 at the door) and are available at the Story City Chamber (524 Broad), Story City Herald (511 Broad) and the Story Theater (512 Broad). For more information call 515/733-4551 or 515/733-4318.
STORY CITY HERALD HOLIDAY HOURS
The Story City Herald will be closed for Christmas on Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Thursday, Dec. 25, as well as Wednesday, Dec. 31 and Thursday, Jan. 1 for the New Year’s holiday. The office will also be closed for most of the day on Friday, Dec. 26 and Jan. 2. Messages and emails will be checked throughout the week, however, so news items, inquiries and other submissions can be submitted as usual. There is also a drop slot in back of the building, which is located at 511 Broad St. The Herald will be delivered to the post office on Wednesday, Dec. 24 and Dec. 31, but some subscribers may ezperience a delay in receiving their paper due to the Thursday holidays. Have a safe and joyous holiday season with family and friends, and thank you for your past year’s patronage and business.