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The civic groups and clubs of Nashua are a great way to get involved with the community. There are a variety of groups here in Nashua; groups that are for Veterans; those concerned with revitalization and community involvement; a garden club, and a snowmobile club. Here you will find dedicated and hard working individuals who truly care about our northeastern Iowa community. We invite you to get involved, have fun and help make a difference. In alphabetical order. If you have a club or organization you would like listed on here please email us.



Garden Club

Contact: Sandy Cerwinske

Phone: 641-435-2245

Nashua's Garden Club started in July 2000. At monthly meetings we share, study and learn from programs, speakers and each other's experiences. We host garden tours and attend classes, tours and garden events.



Lion's Club      

Contact: Tom Combs

Phone: 641-435-2448

The Lion's are a local service group with state and national affiliation. We have been a pacesetter in that we have invited women into our group. They have been a strong support and several hold offices. We have been involved in many projects including the fire station, weight and fitness room and school projects. Each year we host a fish fry, pancake breakfast and we made a community calendar last year.


Main Street Matters

Contact: Jane Overturf


The Main St. Matters Group works to promote downtown businesses and other Nashua events. We have sweet corn feeds, special music, games for children, soup and chili cook-offs, bike rides and ice cream socials. We have weekly planning meetings at Ruthie's Main St. Cafe every Tuesday from 2-3pm. Come join us.


Nashua Parish Nurses

Contact: Lisa Franzen

Phone: 641-435-0100

Ruth Bierschenk

Phone: 641-435-4962

We currently have sixteen members and our mission is to share in the ministry of Jesus through care of the whole person by improving the health of the people of the community of which we serve. We have been involved in the 'head over wheels' program where low income children can get free bike helmets, we teach bike helmet safety, have congenital heart programs, winter driving safety for high schoolers, life line, stroke, artery, bone density and cholesterol screening and offer a babysitting clinic.


Nashua Stump Jumpers

Nashua's Snowmobile Club

President, Russ Reams


503 Wentling St.

Nashua, IA 50658



Nashua Women's Club

Contact: Marjorie Bullen

Phone: 641-435-2452

E-mail: jmbullen@earthlink.net

We are a community group that meets once a month on the second Thursday with programs concerning public affairs, education, health, the arts, etc. We donate locally to the girl scouts, Nashua Fire Station, the library, etc., plus we give an annual scholarship to a Nashua/Plainfield student.



Contact: Christine Stolz

Phone: 641-435-2086

We are an educational, philanthropic organization. We have a scholarship for a local senior, we give to the library, we participate with local organizations at holidays. We further the education of women by helping a needy female student.



Contact: Tom Kolodzieg

Phone: 641-435-2422

We do small community services, have programs on Memorial Day and Veteran's Day at the highschool. We pick up trash on the high ways, have honor guards and fire squads for funerals. We loanout wheel chairs, canes, walkers and crutches to needy people.



Women of Today

Contact: Cindy Hanneman

Phone: 641-435-


"Come Join Us", we provide state and local member chapters opportunities in the areas of leadership training, personal growth, community service and work in partnership with established foundations. We have done 'buckets of sunshine' furnishing hats, mittens and boots to Nashua Plainfield elementary students. We purchase bikes and helmets for the third grade bike rodeo, support the food pantry, fireworks for civic league, trees for the park campaign, library magazine drive, summer reading program, adopt a highway, playground equipment and after prom.




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