Vinton Unlimited

A merged chamber of commerce and economic development group.

Non-Profit Organizations

Ahrenstein Family Charitable Fund

Raising money for scholarships to the graduating seniors at Vinton-Shellsburg High School since 2007.  Scholarships are presented each year at the Senior Awards Night.  For your convenience, PayPal is accepted.

1311 A Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349 


American Legion George G. Luckey Post 57

We are a veterans service organization.

105 N. R Avenue
Vinton, IA 52349 

Benton County Above the Influence Coalition

Our Mission: Creating and ensuring environments where all youth are able to resist negative influences while embracing positive opportunities.

308 East 13th Street
Vinton, IA 52349 

319-436-4728 Ext. 9203


Benton County Historical Society

Preserving local history and being a resource for genealogical research for Benton County is the primary goal of the Benton County Historical Society.  Operating as an all-volunteer organization since it’s beginning in 1970, involvement of members as well as non-members is key to obtaining this goal.



Generating Opportunities for Viking Scholars

PO Box 9
Vinton, Iowa 52349 



A diverse, community-focused non-profit dedicated to the sustained improvement of human life in our communities. Our mission is helping people develop skills to become successful and build strong communities. Locally in Vinton: 202 E 4th St, Vinton, IA 52349.  Phone: 319-472-4761.

1515 Hawkeye Drive
Hiawatha, IA  52233 


Izaak Walton – Red Cedar Chapter

The Izaak Walton League is one of America’s oldest and most successful conservation organization. The mission of the Izaak Walton League is to conserve, restore, and promote the sustainable use and enjoyment of our natural resources, including soil, air, woods, waters, and wildlife. At the Red Cedar Chapter we offer a lodge available for private […]

Knights of Columbus

509 West 12th Street
Vinton, Iowa 52349 

(319) 472-2641

North Star Community Services

Since 1975, North Star Community Services has been empowering persons with disabilities, “to realize potential, pursue dreams, and enjoy life.

105 W. 5th Street
Vinton, Iowa 52349 United States

319-472-4246 (Main)


Pink Heals Eastern Iowa Chapter

Our mission is to provide communities with a program that supports people in need on a personal level in partnership with public safety and local businesses. We’ve evolved to support all people battling all things. Our inspiration is LOVE and our motivation is the innate human drive to connect with others through selfless acts of […]


VFW – Smith-Geater Post 8884

This is the only “Combat Veterans” organization.  No one does more for veterans of all branches and their families!  The Smith-Geater Post focuses on volunteering in our community of Benton County, Iowa and the VA Hospital in Iowa City, Iowa. The heart of our organization is focusing on its members and their needs.

5999 25th Avenue Trail
Vinton, Iowa 52349 United States

319-693-9215 (Main)

Vinton Guild of Fine Arts

Vinton, IA 52349 United States

Vinton Lions Club

The main purpose of this group is to serve the visually and hearing impaired along with diabetes. Annual projects include Lions Softball Field, sponsor of Boy Scout Troops and scholarships. Meetings are Wednesdays at Noon at Pizza Ranch. Contact: Dr. Alan Woodhouse at 472-4862

Vinton Noon Kiwanis

The major emphasis of this group is the youth of the community. Annual projects include the development of Kiwanis Park, Easter egg hunt, Christmas party for special needs children, sponsor of Boy Scout Troop, Bike Safety Rodeo and scholarships. Meetings are on Tuesdays at Noon and Pizza Ranch. Contact: Tom Lindauer, 472-2373


Vinton Unlimited
310 A Ave
Vinton, Iowa 52349