11:30 a.m. every Monday-Friday
A 24-hour advance
notice is required.
Sponsored by the Elderbridge Agency for
Aging, senior citizens gather at the Odebolt Community Center for
nutritional lunches, weekdays.
Community Center at 668-2223 after 10 a.m. for
senior meal reservations or information.
Steve Bengford, President
Todd Bengford, Vice President
Ann Hoefling, Secretary
Bob Harden, Treasurer
Directors: Rick Crawford, Joyce Curtis, Angie Bengford, Carolyn
Hoelscher, Ron & Jenny Sorensen & Janet Leonard
A Tree of Life was donated to the OCC in memory of Russ Page, son of Dr. C.L.
Page, and Jeanine Johnson, daughter of Marilyn Johnson Page. Each
gold leaf recognizes a memorial donation of $50 or more in the name of a
deceased loved one.
(click the photo to
Family members of
the late Don Pudenz provided a Donor Board to the OCC in Don's
memory. Each entry recognizes a donation from an individual, family,
alumni class, group or organization of $250 or more.
Historic photos are located
throughout the building, donated by businesses and organizations.
The above photos are from the class of 1974 in memory of Mary Down Parker.
The Community Center
We invite you to stop by and see our
facility, and encourage you
to support upcoming events and fundraisers.
The building has 7,500 square feet of space including
* Full kitchen
* Large meeting room
(43' wide by 98' long)
* Seating for 330 people at tables
meeting room (24 x 26') that seats 50 people
* Beautiful outdoor
area (for outdoor grilling)
* Stage area (12 x 25')
* Complete ballroom lighting
* Spin-Master DJ and Karaoke
* Four beautiful historic murals painted on the
walls of the large room.
brochure for more information!)
Many large and small events are hosted by the center
including: business seminars, fundraising brunches and dinners,
political events, community events, public awareness meetings,
auctions, bake sales, board meetings, dances, wedding receptions,
anniversary parties, family reunions, banquets, bloodmobile, Prom and
many others. Each week finds new
reservations being made.
Below are photos showing various uses. The photos of the large
banquet/reception hall area do not convey its true size, which is 43
feet wide by 98 feet long.
Click each photo to enlarge it.
Banquet Hall from the north;
Banquet Hall from the south;
showing 3 of the 4 wall paintings.
Five historic paintings grace the
east walls building. The murals were painted by Scott Winey, owner of
Blue Space Creative, Charter Oak, Iowa and two of his assistants. Below
are four of them. The fifth, not pictured, is Odebolt's
Click the below for close-ups.
Many other historic photos of Odebolt and the area can
be found throughout the building.
The Odebolt Community Center was completed with the
help of the many civic-minded volunteers who recognize the vital
importance of the OCC to the future of our community.
being accepted to continue to make improvements on the building and provide funding to keep operating overhead
low. This will allow the Center to charge very low rental rates
for events held in the Center which in turn will keep these activities
in our community, instead of going to other communities.
If you are a business, individual, alumni,
or just a friend of the Odebolt area, please think about giving a
donation. It is tax deductible.
The Odebolt Community Center board of directors
appreciates your consideration and looks forward to hearing from you.
Help maintain the OCC!
Print the DONATION FORM
Please make your tax-deductible donation
Odebolt Community Center
P.O. Box 279
Odebolt, IA 51458
[About the OCC]