We are fortunate to have many local retirees and surviving spouses who help plan local events and gatherings. If you have a local group you would like added to this list, please email us at retirees@alliantenergy.com or call (608) 458-3051.

Iowa groups

Boone, IA
3rd Tuesday of the month at 9 a.m.
Eastern Star Masonic Home
715 W Mamie Eisenhower Ave.
Spouses are welcome
10 – 20 people attend
CONTACTS:
Helen and Kenneth Barnes
(515) 432-5250
Kennyb928@msn.com

Cedar Rapids, IA
Two meetings each year May 4, November date TBD
Best Western Plus Longbranch
Hotel & Convention Center
90 Twist Town Rd. NE
Spouses are welcome
20 or more people attend
CONTACTS:
Dave or Joan Gerber
(319) 377-0540
retirees@alliantenergy.com

Cedar Rapids, IA – Prairie Creek
1st Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m.
HyVee
20 Wilson Ave. SW
CONTACTS:
Mike Plotz or John Dwyer
(319) 390-3770

Cedar Rapids, IA – Sixth Street Group
2nd Tuesday of each month at 8:30 a.m.
Tommy’s Restaurant
393 Edgewood Rd. NW
10 – 15 people attend
CONTACT:
Cecil Powell
(319) 491-4464
cpowell393@yahoo.com

Centerville, IA
2nd Friday of each month at 9 a.m., except December
Alliant Energy office
719 N 18th St.
Spouses are welcome
20 – 25 people attend
CONTACT:
Dick Baze
(641) 856-4010
Dickbaze@windstream.net

Decorah, IA
3rd Tuesday of each month at Culver’s
CONTACT:
Les Wiemerslage
(563) 382-5325
Dubuque, IA
Please email retirees@alliantenergy.com if you would like to be a contact person for this area or if you have more information about local gatherings.

Iowa Falls, IA
Every weekday at 9 a.m.
HyVee
632 S. Oak St.
Retirees only
5 people attend
CONTACT:
David Thornton
(641) 648-2479
damathornton@gmail.com

Marshalltown, IA
2nd Friday of each month at 9 a.m.
Doo Dah’s
128 E. Main
Spouses are welcome
10 – 15 people attend
CONTACTS:
John Sagar
(641) 753-8738
john.helen.sagar@gmail.com
Dean Mitchell
(641) 752-3486

Mason City, IA
1st Tuesday of each month at 8:30 a.m.
HyVee-East
551 S. Illinois Ave.
Spouses are welcome
10 – 30 people attend
CONTACT:
Gene Ostmo
(641) 423-0111
gcostmo@mchsi.com

Newton, IA
1st Wednesday of the month at 9:00 a.m.
Perkins
I-80 and Hwy 14
Spouses are welcome
6-8 attend. More are welcome
CONTACT:
Larry Wood
(641) 521-0327
larrywood1943@gmail.com

Wisconsin groups

Beaver Dam and Waupun, WI
Low Voltage Club
3rd Wednesday of each month at 9 a.m.
Helen’s Kitchen
1116 W. Main St.
Waupun, WI
Spouses are welcome
15 – 23 attend
CONTACTS:
Bob Bentley
(920) 324-4849 – summer
(352) 753-3304 – winter
loisbob@centurylink.net
Dave and Donna Birschbach
(920) 885-3401
djbirsch@hotmail.com

Beloit, WI – Rock River and Blackhawk plants
Rock River Breakfast Club
2nd Friday of each month at 9 a.m.
Bass Creek Cafe
5409 S. Co. Rd. D
Afton, WI
CONTACT:
Christine McKeown
(608) 362-2056

Beloit, WI – South Area
4th Tuesday of each month at 8 a.m.
Sophia’s Restaurant
3201 Riverside Dr.
Spouses are welcome
10 – 12 people attend
CONTACT:
Dale Burkett
(608) 756-2817
buckets1940@outlook.com 

Dane County District, WI
2nd Wednesday of each month at noon.
Toby’s Supper Club
3717 S. Dutch Mill Rd.
Madison, WI
Spouses are welcome
5 – 20 people attend
CONTACT:
Paul Mickelson
(608) 225-1954
pmicke2@yahoo.com

Fond du Lac, WI – Northern Area
Twice a year at 9 a.m.
Rolling Meadows Restaurant
947 S Rolling Meadows Dr.
Spouses are welcome
20 – 30 people attend
Please email retirees@alliantenergy.com if you would like to be a contact person for this area or if you have more information about local gatherings.

Fond du Lac, WI – District
Every two months
on a Thursday at 11 a.m.
Rolling Meadows Restaurant
947 S Rolling Meadows Dr.
Hourly retirees and spouses are welcome
CONTACT:
Rick Martin
(920) 921-5141
(920) 948-8336
bosox11@att.net

Janesville, WI
2nd Monday of each month at 8 a.m.
Denny’s
2020 Milton Ave.
Spouses are welcome
15 – 30 people attend
CONTACTS:
Don and Carol Birschbach
(608) 752-8492
bach2@sbcglobal.net

Lake Geneva, WI
3rd Monday of each month at 11:30 a.m. 
Location changes – contact Marta for information.
Spouses are welcome
CONTACT:
Marta Chilson
(262) 248-8595

Madison, WI
3rd Wednesday in January, April, July and October for social and dinner.
Times vary – contact Bonnie.
Kavanaugh’s Esquire Club
1025 N Sherman Ave.
Spouses are welcome
CONTACT:
Bonnie Gould
(608) 835-2843
bgould0629@charter.net

Mineral Point, WI
2nd Tuesday of every month at 9 a.m.
Pointer Café
809 Ridge St.
Spouses are welcome
15 – 20 people attend
Please email retirees@alliantenergy.com if you would like to be a contact person for this area or if you have more information about local gatherings.

Monroe, WI
2nd Thursday of each month at 9 a.m.
Swiss Alps Restaurant
804 4th Ave W
Spouses are welcome
5 – 10 people attend
CONTACTS:
Ray and Elayne Jacobson
(608) 325-9472
rjacobson@precisiondrive.com

Port Edwards, WI
1st Tuesday of each month at 9 a.m.
Austin’s Diner
221 Market Ave.
Retirees only
3 – 8 people attend
CONTACTS:
Wayne Sherman
(715) 424-1175
wbsherm@solarus.net
Thomas O. Reitz
(715) 887-2785
Daniel Armatoski
(715) 887-4239

Sheboygan, WI – retirees only
1st Tuesday of each month at 9 a.m.
Fountain Park Family Restaurant
922 N 8th St.
Retirees only
9 or more people attend
CONTACTS:
Dick Hahn
(920) 457-3012
Carmen Roska
carmenroska@alliantenergy.com

Sheboygan, WI – spouses only
1st Tuesday of each month at 9 a.m.
Sheboygan’s Family Restaurant
2704 S Business Dr.
This is a group for spouses only
6 – 8 people attend
CONTACTS:
Bernice Buehler
(920) 467-4031
berhow31@gmail.com
Jan Wirth
(920) 457-9095

Minnesota groups

Albert Lea, MN
3rd Monday of each month at 9 a.m.
Albert Lea Hy-Vee
2708 Bridge Ave.
Spouses are welcome
20 – 25 people attend
Please email retirees@alliantenergy.com if you would like to be a contact person for this area or if you have more information about local gatherings.