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**City of Le Mars will begin the sewer cleaning on Wednesday, July 17 starting north of Plymouth Street, then all area north of 3rd Street Southeast going east from Central Avenue Southeast to 14th Avenue Southeast.  This cleaning could take up to 6 weeks to complete.  You may experience some minor sewer problems and/or traffic congestion in these area.  Any questions call the Wastewater Treatment Faculty 546-5003.

**2024 Plymouth County Fair car passes will be available at all Plymouth County Banks and Credit Unions  through Tuesday, July 23 for $50.00.  Car passes, wrist bands and individuals passes will be available at the gates during the fair as usual.  Gate 3 will only be for commercial and livestock exhibitors entrance.

**Opportunities to Help Flood Victims will be held on Sunday, July 21 from 8:30am until noon in the north parking lot of St John’s Lutheran Church in Le Mars.  Items needed diapers size 5, paper towels, razors, shampoo, soap, body wash, new boys clothes – size 6-10, work boots and shoes, men’s shoes size 8 and under, towels, sheets, mattress pads. All items will be donated to Justice for All in Rock Valley.

**Helping Hands Donation and Thrift Store, located at 14 Central Avenue Northeast is taking items for the flood relief.  Items needed toiletries, personal items, cleaning products and food.

**Le Mars Farmer’s Market is every Saturday until September 28 from 9am until noon at Cork It!.

**2024 Akron Area Farmers Market
is on Wednesdays, until  October 23rd
 from 5pm – 7pm at the
Akron City Park

For More Information Please visit us on Facebook @ Akron Iowa Farmers Market.

**Le Mars Municipal Band Concert is Wednesday, July 17 beginning at 7:30pm at Foster Park.  Bring your lawn chairs and blankets


**Le Mars Knights of Columbus will host a Life Serve Blood Center blood drive on Thursday, July 18 from 1:00pm to 62:30pm at 120 1st Avenue Northeast.  Appointments are encouraged by calling 1 800-287-4903 or visit the website www.lifeservebloodcenter.org

**Le Mars Chamber After 5 will be held on Thursday, July 18 at TCC, located at 10 5th Avenue Northwest from 5pm to 7pm.


**The Northwest Iowa Genealogical Society will meet on Saturday, July 20th at 1:30 pm on the fourth floor of the Plymouth County Historical Museum, 335 1st Ave SW, Le Mars. This month’s guest speaker, Susan Moller, will give a presentation on the history of the town of Craig and its historic St. John’s Evangelical Lutheran Church.  The public is invited to attend, and there is no charge for admission. Refreshments will be served.


** Catholic Ladies Club will meet Tuesday July 30 at 1:00 p.m. at  All Saints Parish, St. Joseph Catholic Church, Le Mars in the Family room.  Pinochle  will be played.  The ladies club meets every 2 weeks.


**Le Mars Chamber Coffee will be hosted by Safe Place with a Happy Retirement Party for Cathy on Wednesday, July 31 from 9:30am to 10:30am at 226 Central Avenue Northeast.


**Le Mars YMCA will host a Life Serve Blood Center blood drive on Friday, August 9 from 9am to 2:30pm at Le Mars YMCA, 241 12th Street Southeast.  Appointments are encouraged by calling 1 800-287-4903 or visit the website www.lifeservebloodcenter.org

**Le Mars Public Library offers Tech Tuesday every Tuesday from 2pm until 4pm. Stop in and talk to a librarian about: basic cellphone and tablet use, online resources, creating an email, internet basics, Google Workspace, Microsoft Office.  No registration is required. Walk-in only. 20 minute limit if others are waiting.  The Library is unable to assist with in-depth technology issues, fill out forms, or provide tax/legal advice.



**The Plymouth County Driver’s License office will open on Tuesdays from 8:30 – 4:30.  This will be in addition to the office being open on Wednesday & Thursday 8:30 – 4:30.  The Driver’s License office, located in the Annex next to the Courthouse, will be open on Tuesdays for obtaining or renewing drivers licenses, identification cards, updating to REAL ID, permit tests and other knowledge tests.  These Drivers Licenses services are walk-in – no appointment is needed.  If you need to schedule a drive, that may also be done on Tuesdays. You may call 546-1663 to schedule a time if you need to do a drive.   If you have questions about Drivers Licenses, go to the Iowa DOT website at www.iowadot.gov, or contact the Plymouth County Driver’s License office during their business hours at 546-1663.  Again, Plymouth County’s Drivers License will now be open on Tuesdays 8:30 – 4:30 in addition to Wednesday & Thursday

**The County Veteran Affairs office, located in the Courthouse, office hours are Monday through Thursday from 8:00 am to 3:30 pm.”

**Le Mars Senior Center, located at 40 ½ Central Avenue Southeast, behind City Hall is open Monday through Friday from 9am to 4pm.  Le Mars Senior Center weekly on Mondays and Thursday from 1 to 4pm play Euchre on Wednesdays and Friday from 1 to 4pm come to play Pinochle.  Membership fees is $10 per year.  Le Mars Senior Center can be rented for events, call 546-6740 for more information.


**The Table formerly known as Rejoice! Food Pantry hours are 12:00-2:00pm on the 1st, 4th & 5th Wednesdays and every Saturday from 9:00-11:00am.  The Table is located at Rejoice! Community Church located at 1320 3rd Avenue Southeast, Le Mars.

**Siouxland Food Bank Distribution is the second Tuesday of each month from 4pm to 5pm at Rejoice! Community Church located at 1320 3rd Avenue Southeast, Le Mars.    Please bring your own bags and containers.