2017 Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair

2017 Holiday Craft & Vendor Fair

Penn Central Mall, 200 High Avenue West, Oskaloosa

Saturday, November 25th  10 AM – 5 PM

Sunday, November 26th  12 PM – 4 PM

Come out and start your holiday shopping with us:

3CZ Crafts, Tastefully Simple, It Works. Norwex, Thrive, Unique Beads, Scentsy, Pampered Chef, Walnut Hill Designs, Everwood Creations, Adorn Boutique, Tupperware, Thirty One, Pink Zebra, Usborne Books, Stephanie’s Paracord Accessories, Crafts by Heidi, English River Decoy Works, Lularoe, Young Living, J Will Designs, Grannie B’s Embroidery, Energy Lite, Damsel in Defense, Color Street, Ruby Ribbon, Bath Fitter, Maskcara Beauty, Mueller Chiropractic & Wellness, Jackie & Ruth Johnson, Do Terra, Kasal Kreations, Nu Skin, Yoli and many more!


Stop in at the East Entrance table on November 25th & 26th to sign up for the FREE $10 coupon give-aways.  This coupon is good for $10 in items at any vendor table during the 2017 Holiday Craft & Vendor Show.  Tickets will be discarded at the end of each day, so stop in both days to sign up for a chance to win a FREE $10 coupon.

*Full details available at mall on the days of the Vendor & Craft Fair.

Three to be Inducted into William Penn University Athletics Hall of Fame

This Saturday, during halftime of the Statesmen football game against Avila, three new members will be inducted into the William Penn University Athletics Hall of Fame.

BG Campbell (Class of 1975) was described by teammates as one of the most influential members of the men’s golf team.

He was named to the All-Iowa Conference Tournament team three years in a row, and during his final season, Campbell led the program to its second conference title and only outright title in program history, winning the 1974 Iowa Conference Tournament.

“This is such a nice honor and I am really excited to be a part of it (Athletic Hall of Fame),” Campbell said.  “I had a nice time at the college and had great teammates which made for a great experience.”

Steven Dawley (Class of 2011), was an integral part in helping the Statesmen football team post some of the best rushing statistics in the history of the program and in the NAIA.  The navy and gold led the nation in rushing in 2010 with 4,476 yards (406.9 per game).

In his recommendation for Dawley, Head Coach Todd Hafner said, “Steven was the best offensive lineman this staff has ever coached.”

During Dawley’s career, the team was 29–16 and tied a school record for most wins in 2010, going 10–1.  The team also won its first conference crown since 1976.

“It’s a great honor to be inducted into this group of great athletes; it’s very surreal,” Dawley said.

Brian Theobald (Class of 1989) was a great competitor and one of the most important players in building William Penn’s baseball teams in the late 1980s.  He was a four-year starter who led the team to two Iowa Conference titles in 1986 and 1988.  He was an excellent hitter and outfielder, as well as electric on the mound as a starting pitcher.

A career .300 hitter, Theobald still ranks in the top 10 in career hits and owns the fourth most at-bats in program history.  He is one of just a handful of players in program history who effectively handled both pitching and everyday player duties with excellence.

William Penn will honor Campbell, Dawley, and Theobald at the 2017 Athletics Hall of Fame Reception held during homecoming week.  They will receive their awards Saturday at 9:30 a.m. at the Penn Activity Center and will then officially be inducted during halftime of WPU’s game vs. Avila (1 p.m. kickoff).



Story by Wade Steinlage, WPU Sports Information Director


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