Assistance League hosts fundraising dinners for Roundhouse Renovation

The Marshalltown Assistance League is hosting “Around the Table for the Roundhouse” Dinner Parties on Nov. 10 and Nov. 17 in support of the MHS Roundhouse Renovation project.

The cost is $100 per person with all proceeds donated to the Roundhouse Renovation project. Make checks payable to the Marshalltown Assistance League. Contact Jill Severson at 751-9862 to sign up for a party.

Several dinners have already sold out, but tickets are still available to some events on both nights. Those events that still have tickets available are highlighted in blue.

Nov. 10 Dinner Parties

French Bistro: Picture yourself walking the streets in Paris…a quaint bistro is bustling with Parisians and delicious aromas. You slip in for a peek and enjoy the most memorable meal… mouthwatering entrée of beef bourguignon. Enjoy this relaxing evening with friends and fabulous French cuisine!

Hosts: Dr. Ken and Maureen Lyons / The Lyons Residence

Luxury for the Ladies: Lobster and linen. Limos and lace. A “chauffer” will escort you to and from the elegant Hermanson home for an unforgettable evening. You’ll delight in a silver dining experience with first-class service, charming company, and special surprises!


Hosts: Drs. John and Patty Hermanson, Dr. Paul and Fran Hermanson, and Robert and Jane Bauer / The John and Patty Hermanson Residence

Sushi Rolls for the Roundhouse: For all the sushi lovers! Gather together for a night out to savor these amazing delicacies! You’ll be able to enjoy the artistic and delicious handmade favorite sushi rolls prepared by a Waterfront trained sushi chef Dick Jones.


Hosts: Pat and Gretchen Hageman / The Dick and Deb Jones Residence

The Roaring Twenties: Come as a flapper or come as you are. Dress as a gangster or silent screen star. It’s going to be fun, no matter the dress, just bring yourself and we’ll do the rest!


Hosts: Joe and Peggy Hannam / The Ted and Dawn Williams Residence

North to Alaska: Nobody knows how to put on a seafood dinner like the “Captain” and Andrea! Come aboard for a meal to remember that will feature fabulous seafood including fresh Alaskan catches and accompaniments featuring local Alaskan fare.


Hosts: Mike and Andrea Nixon / The Nixon Residence

Under the Tuscan Sky: Step into an enchanted evening in Tuscany. Imagine hearing laughter and music spilling from a sidewalk trattoria. You’re drawn in for a glass of prosecco, but you end up staying for a family-style meal featuring antipasti, primi, secondi and dolce courses—all served with tasty Italian “bevandes”.

Hosts: Kurt and Kristin Polley and Dr. Cynthia and Craig Ragland / The Polley Residence

Nov. 17 Dinner Parties

Zorbas Kouzina: Oopah! Travel abroad and enjoy a fabulous authentic Greek dinner! This Greek meal will be sure to impress and will feature traditional favorites like stuffed grape leaves and pasticho chicken kabobs.


Hosts: Dr. Larry and Kathy Beaty / The Beaty Residence

Touch Downs to Tailgate: Calling all Hawkeye fans and tailgate lovers! Don’t’ miss this fun-filled afternoon of football, fun and outstanding food. The group will tune into the Iowa versus Michigan game and cheer on the Hawks!

Hosts: Tom and Jill Severson / The Severson Residence

Black, White and “Read” All Over: This action-packed dinner will not only off r fabulous Italian cuisine and wine but also some brain-teasing games. You’ll enjoy delicious homemade Italian favorites like antipasto salad and lasagna.

Hosts: Kevin and Sharon Jensen and Joe and Christin Hobson / The Jensen Residence

Light Up the Roundhouse: “Light Up The Roundhouse” with a meal reminiscent of Paul Revere’s famous midnight ride from Boston to Concord. The “One, if by land, and two, if by sea” menu will include prime rib, green bean bundles, and potatoes Romanoff.


Hosts: Mike and Jackie Mason / The Mason Residence