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Accounting / Tax Services

Andersen Tax & Accounting Service, 125 Maple Rd, 712-343-6474
Muxfeldt Associates CPA, PC, 305 W High St, 712-343-2379
Dorothy L. Nelsen, CPA, 304 W High St, 712-343-6752, fax 712-343-6799. Financial advisor and tax preparation for individuals, businesses, corporations and non-profits. Call or just stop in.
Schroer & Associates, P.C., 154 S Elm St. Call 712-322-8734, fax 712-322-4699 or check out our website: www.schroer-cpa.com

Agriculture Equipment / Grain Elevators / Seed & Chemical

Agriland FS Inc, 110 E Ellsworth St, 402-343-6386, fax: 712-343-6660, E-mail: avoca@agrilandFS.com,Full service agricultural retail location. Servicing agronomy and petroleum products. Authorized DeKalb, NK and FS branded seed products.
Andersen Grain & Trucking Co, 42935 Tamarack Rd, 712-343-2153
Avoca Seed & Chemical, 1400 N Sawmill Dr, 712-343-4306
Blake Agri Transfer, 231 W Lyon St, 712-343-4103
Adam Harder, 2004 N Willow St, 712-307-6464
Horizon Equipment, 30876 450th St, 712-343-6750, 800-524-9140, www.horizonequip.com. John Deere dealership. Sales, service and parts.
Piittmann Seed Co, 563 S Locust St, 712-343-2654
Titan Machinery Co, 502 W High St, 712-343-6351

Assisted Living

Avoca Lodge Assisted Living, 612 E York Rd, 712-343-2400
Avoca Nursing Home & Rehab Center, 610 E York Rd, 712-343-6398 http://www.careinitiatives.org/avocanursingandrehabcenter/

Associations / Organizations/Clubs

AHSTW VIKING BOOSTER CLUB PO BOX 611, Avoca, IA 51521 Meets at the AHSTW highschool cafeteria 2nd Wednesday of the month at 6:30 p.m. 

4H, grades 4th through 6th. Dawn Harder, 712-741-5527, Facebook: www.facebook.com/eastPottawattamiecountyfair, www.pottawattamiecountryfair.com

4H-Clover Kids, Kindergarten through 3rd grade. Kim Wise, 712-343-6619 or Toni Scheffler, 712-310-6521. E-mail: tlscheffler@gmail.com, www.pottawattamiecountyfair.com
AHST Biddy Ball, E-mail: petersonj@ahst.k12.ia.us. 1st and 2nd grade boys and girls mixed and matched for basketball teams. Plays on Saturdays at the elementary gym during January-March. Contact Jon Peterson.
AHST Soccer Club, contact: Dena Jacobsen, 712-307-2888, E-mail: magenta@walnutel.net, www.avocabotnavalleyleague.us. Grades K-8th traveling soccer league. Partnered up with the Botna Valley League. Starts 1st Saturday after Labor Day.
AHST Youth Basketball, 3rd through 6th grade.GG Harris 712-343-6364
AHST Youth Football, Grades 4th-7th. Gene Pauley, 712-343-2907 www.wiys.org. Wester Iowa Football League. Games played in Council Bluffs.
AHST Youth Volleyball, Toni Scheffler, 712-310-6521, E-mail: tlscheffler@gmail.com
AHST Youth Wrestling, Evan McCarthy, evan-mccarthy@hotmail.com
American Legion Hall, 112 N Elm St, contact Karen Pope 712-343-2187, meets 2nd Thursday, 6:30 pm at the Legion Hall
Avoca Book Club, contact: Dena Jacobsen, 712-307-2888, E-mail: magenta@walnutel.net, http://avocabookclub.jimdo.com. Love to read? Don't have a lot of time to attend a meeting? Join us on-line to chat about books anytime that is convenient for you. We try to meet a few times a year. Weekly ads and articles are in the Avoca Journal Herald newspaper.
Avoca Historical Society, 504 N Elm St, 712-343-2477. The museum is filled with the rich history of the Avoca area and its residents, Native American artifacts, military display, school memorabilia, farming tools and items from early everyday life. Highlighting the museum is the wild animal display, featuring over 65 mounted heads.
Avoca Youth Baseball, 712-579-0347, Cassie Johnson E-mail: cassbaseball28@gmail.com, We are sponsored by the American Legion Post #227 in Avoca.
Avoca Youth Softball,Tami Pauley is the coordinator. Please call her for more information. 402-250-2055
Boy Scouts of America - Troop 97, Bruce Holtz, Scout Master, 712-343-2364. Active for over 70 years.
Eccentric Dames of Whine and Rose, 215 E Thomas, 712-343-2518, dpwig@walnutel.net, Red Hatters of Avoca is a group of women 50 years and older getting together for a fun time and supporting local community organizations and activities. Women under 50 can join as a Pink Hatter.
Little Lady Vikes Basketball, 110 N. Maple Street, 712-343-6732, E-mail: heavy741@hotmail.com. A youth girls basketball organization for 3rd-8th grade girls. The goal of the organization is to learn fundamentals and enjoy the game. Some outside leagues and tournaments available.
Mt. Nebo Masonic Lodge, Neil Paulsen, 402-510-3047. Meets first Monday at 7 pm
Nishnabotna Valley Quilters Guild, Walnut Public Library, 224 Antique City Dr, Walnut, IA, 712-784-3533, www.nishnaquilters.org. Quilt guild members from several southwest Iowa towns meet on the 3rd Tuesday of each month at 7 pm. Quilters of all skill levels are welcome to join. Dues are $20 per year.


Hanson Sulhoff & Larson, 165 S Elm St, 712-343-6311

Automobile Repairs / Service / Dealers

Brown Oil Co, 32808 420th St, 712-343-6381
Campbells Welding & Repair, 113 E Ellsworth St, 712-343-2575. We do welding and fabrication on metal products. We can repair and/or recreate missing metal parts, "artwork" signs are custom-made from our own designs.
Countryside Automotive, 42174 Rosewood Rd, 712-343-6510
Dave's Place, 606 E Ellsworth St, 712-343-6421
NAPA Auto Parts, 175 S Elm St, 712-343-6944
Olesen Auto Center, 126 N Elm St, 712-343-6321
R&J Tire & Oil, 606 W High St, 712-343-6347
Wings Repair, 609 E York Rd, 712-307-6300

Banks / Financial

Ameriprise Financial, 305 W High St, 712-343-6752

Midstates Bank & Investment Center, 206 N Elm St, 712-343-6341

Shelby County State Bank, 155 S Elm St, 712-307-6670

Town and Credit Union102 N Elm S,t 712-307-6881


Beauty Shop / Barber Shops

The Hair Factory, 228 W. Lyon St, 712-343-2464
The Hairloom, 107 N Elm St, 712-343-6980
Judy's Barber Shop, 317 W High St, 712-343-6307, E-mail: jbsjkw@gmail.com. Men's and boys haircuts - the latest and greatest. No appointments. First come, first serve.
Polish'd Nail Spa, 131 N Elm St., 712-307-6245

Building Contractors / Hardware / Construction Equipment

Avoca Building Material Center, 1500 N Sawmill Dr, 712-343-6323
Hansen Construction, 509 E Jaycee St, 712-343-4204
Hoffmann Construction, 309 N. Elm St, 712-343-2595
Martin and Son Construction, 305 N Walnut St, 712-343-6482
Paulsen Brothers Construction, 903 N Grandview, 712-343-2337

City Services / County / Government

Avoca Maintenance Garage (State Shed), 1110 N Chestnut St, 712-343-2655
City of Avoca, City Clerk's Office, 201 N Elm St, 712-343-2424
MidAmerican Energy, 888-427-5632, gas leaks 800-595-5325, power outage/wires down 800-799-4443
Police, non-emergency, 800-432-9227
Pottawattamie Sheriff's Office, 800-432-9227
Pottawattamie County Shop, 358 S Elm St, 712-343-9915
Public Library, 213 N Elm St, 712-343-6358
Swimming Pool, 800 E High St, 712-343-2171
United States Post Office, 401 Elm St, 712-343-6730
Marne Elk Horn,Avoca Office, 161 S Elm St, 712-784-2211
Western Iowa Development Association, 1911 N Lavista Heights Rd, 712-343-6368


St. Mary's Catholic Church, 113 N Maple St, 712-343-6951. www.stmarysavoca.wordpress.com
Trinity Lutheran Church, 301 N Chestnut St, 712-343-2518. We welcome you and your family to worship each Saturday at 6 pm, Sunday at 9 am and 10:15 am. Sunday school programs from Sept. to May at 10:15 am.
United Church of Avoca, 304 N Elm St, 712-343-6945, www.unitedchurch1.tripod.com, Everyone is welcome to attend a warm, inviting community involved church. Sunday service at 10 am, Sunday school program from Sept. to May at 9 am. Member of the Missouri River Valley Presbytery.

Construction/Home Services

Avoca Building Material Center, 1500 N Sawmill Dr, 712-343-6323
Avoca Red-E-Mix, 351 S Elm St, 712-343-6397
Feekes Heating & Air Conditioning, 321 W High St, 712-343-6614
Griffen Plumbing, 110 W Wool St, 712-343-2487
Hansen Construction, 503 E Jaycee St, 712-343-4204
Martin & Sons, 305 N Walnut St, 712-343-6482,
McCarthy Trenching, 922 N Walnut St, 712-343-2786
McCarthy Construction, 922 N Walnut St, 712-343-2786
Osbahr Dry Wall & Gravel, 764 S Oak St, 712-343-2772
Sievers Plumbing Corp, 309 W Lyon St, 712-343-2294


AHSTW Community Schools, 768 S Maple St, 712-343-6364

Family Services

Family Inc, 768 S Maple St, 712-343-6551

Firearms Dealer, Gunsmith

Hardisty's, 317 Jaycee St., 712-343-6665


Avoca Flower Shop, 180 S Elm St, 712-307-6100

Funeral Home / Monument Companies
Pauley Jones Funeral Home, 1304 N Sawmill Dr, 712-343-2453, 1-800-447-2588

Gas Stations

Casey's General Stores, 1019 N Chestnut St, 712-307-6701 or 712-307-6700
Avoca Speedee Mart, 904 N Walnut St, 712-343-2550
Wings America, 7005 N Chestnut St, 712-343-4007

Golf Course

CountryView Golf & Grille, 1701 N Willow St, 712-343-6979, Public, 9-Hole Golf Course, Open April--October, carts available to rent. �Food and Beverage. �Available for parties.

Grocery Store

Avoca FoodLand, 212 W Wood St, 712-343-2352


Avoca Historical Society, 504 N Elm St, 712-343-2477


Hoffmann Insurance, 115 N Elm, 712-343-6707
Landmark Insurance Agency, Avoca: 120 N Elm St, PO Box 450, phone: 712-307-6363, fax: 712-307-6095, Shelby: 425 East St, PO Box 279, phone: 712-544-2628, fax: 712-544-2030, kim@landmarkia.com, Offering farm, home, auto, commercial, health and life insurance.
New York Life Insurance, 160 S Elm St, 712-343-4041
State Farm Insurance, 111 N Elm St, 712-343-2577
Thams Insurance 1911 N LaVista Heights Rd, Suite 101, 712-343-6316


Guyer Concrete, 110 E Ellsworth, 712-307-6677

McCarthy Landscape & Design, PO Box 13, 712-307-6136


Acova Motel, 1809 N Lavista Heights Rd, 712-343-6378
Capri Motel, 110 E Pershing St, 712-343-6301. E-mail: caprimotelavoca@gmail.com
Cobblestone Inn and Suites, 7013 N Chestnut St, 712-307-6006,
E-mail: avoca@staycobblestone.com
Motel 6, 211 W Marty Dr., 712-343-6507

Medical Services / Health Services / Chiropractors / Dentists

Timothy Kreifels, DDS, 178 S Elm St., 712-343-2457
Myrtue Medical Center-Avoca Clinic, 510 N Elm St, 712-343-6455


Sweet Vale of Avoca Museum, 504 N Elm St, 712-343-2477. Museum is filled with the rich history of the Avoca area and its residents including Native American artifacts, military display, school memorabilia, farming tools and items from early everyday life. Highlighting the museum is the wild animal display featuring over 65 mounted heads. http://www.newtownavocahistorical-iowa.com/
Newtown One-Room Schoolhouse, Edgington Memorial Park, 712-343-6361. The Newtown No.1 School was the first school built in Southwest Iowa. It was built in 1858 and school classes were held in this building for 99 years. The school is now located in Edgington Park and open for tours every Sunday, Memorial Day through Labor Day.

Pottawattamie County Courthouse, 207 Elm St, 712-343-2328 or 712-343-2578, open for tours upon request.


Avoca Autowash, 216 W Wood St, 712-343-3300
Avoca Truck Wash, 305 York Rd, 712-307-6305
Gramco, 514-1/2 W Ellsworth St, 712-307-6120
McCarthy Trenching, 922 N Walnut St, 712-343-2786
Regional Water, 108 N Hwy 59, 712-343-2413
Avoca Retreat, 256 S. Walnut St., 712-310-2110, avocaretreat@gmail.com

Motorcycle Dealers, ATVs

Holtz Kawasaki & ATV, 331 W High, 712-343-2177


Avoca Journal-Herald Office, 164 S Elm St, 712-343-2154, fax: 712-343-2262


Creative Images Photography, 315 W High St, 712-307-6550

Real Estate Companies

Agri-Metro Realty, 120 N Elm St, 712-343-6462
Krummel Real Estate, 1911 N Lavista Heights Rd, Suite 101, 712-343-6332

Restaurants, Bars & Grills, Food Service, Liquor Store

American Pie Caf�, Wings America, 7005 N Chestnut, 712-343-4007
Cobblestone Lounge, 7013 N Chestnut St, 712-307-6006
CountryView Golf & Grille, 1701 N Willow St, 712-343-6979, Open April-October
8:00 a.m.-10:00 p.m. Full menu restaurant and bar.
The Cakery, 107 N Maple St, 712-343-6361. The Cakery bakes all-occasion cakes and wedding cakes.
The Embers, 1817 N Lavista Heights Rd, 712-343-2419. E-mail: embers12@iowatelecom.net
The Exchange, 171 S Elm St, 712-343-2609
Fred's Tavern, 174 S Elm, 712-307-6466
Mexican Restaurant,133 N Elm St, 712-307-6642, hours 11:00 a.m. to 9:00 p.m. Mon-Sat.
Subway Sandwiches & Salad, 209 W Marty Dr, 712-307-6782
Taco John's, Wings America, 7005 N Chestnut, 712-343-4007


Chapman Metering, 1911 N Lavista Heights Rd, 712-343-2125


Dollar General Store, 219 W Lyon St, 712-343-2462

Small Engine Repair

Holtz Service & Small Engine Repair, 331 W High, 712-343-2177

Trucking Companies

Double S Truck Line, 330 W Lyon St, 712-343-2644
Estes Express Line, 1400 N Frost Ave, 712-343-4332
Greenway Transportation, 154 S Elm St, 712-343-3033


Avoca Veterinary Clinic, 157 S Pine, 712-343-2661


Campbell's Welding & Repair, 113 E. Ellsworth St., 712-343-2575. We do welding and fabrication on metal products. We can repair and/or create missing metal parts. Metal "artwork" signs, custom-made, made-to-order or pre-made from our designs.