Men in the Cedar Valley who enjoy singing are invited to attend the Proud Image Open House on Tuesday, Jan. 15, from 7-9 p.m. at Prince of Peace Lutheran Church, 4031 Lafayette Road, Evansdale.

The Courier prints a variety of social announcements, including engagements, weddings, anniversaries, birthdays, retirements, fun photos, thank-you’s and reunions, in the weekly Celebrations section.

TRAER -- Ervin and Irene Hanus are celebrating their 65th wedding anniversary.

In December the National Cattle Congress awarded more than $7,000 in scholarships to help further education.


STEAMBOAT ROCK — Jessica Lippert graduated from Central College, Pella, in December.

STORM LAKE -- Buena Vista University recently crowned its 2018 homecoming king and queen: Alan Maldonado, a business and Spanish double major from Lenexa, Kansas; and Holly Schneider, a senior elementary education major from LeMars.