Reminder Santa is coming to Rubicon Photo Sun Nov 9th–a few appointment times still available

  Just a reminder that Santa is making a special early appearance at this coming Sunday November 9th, we still have a few appointment times available and Santa will be here until 5 pm.  Have a private session for your children. Have an heirloom portrait of your children ready for Christmas gift giving.  After your portrait session enjoy Christmas…

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137 enthusiastic kids + 80 Christ loving adults+5 days= 1 Christ Filled week !

My wife pointed out to me as we headed into our annual  week Vacation Bible School (VBS) at the United Methodist Church in Mt. Vernon– that this was our 10th year volunteering.   My wife has volunteered as a Crew leader, and decorating crew and our daughters have grown up to help as assistant  crew leaders to crew leaders during…

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Mount Vernon’s Zip Code Day Photo available for ordering now!

Last Friday was 5-23-14 and created a special event called Zip Code day when a town’s Zip Code matches the date.   Our quaint town of  52314 took advantage of this once in a 100 year opportunity and created several events to celebrate.  When  I heard of the idea of a “community photo” I inquired what that entailed and when…

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Cedar Rapids Municipal Band Summer Concerts

Looking for something to do this summer?  You might want  to check out the Cedar Rapids Municipal Band concerts.  They have 2 performances a week all summer long generally Wednesday and Sundays at 7:30 but you can catch them this week at the Freedom Festival on the 4th of July at 6:30 pm and then Saturday morning at 10 am…

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Please vote for Union Pacific route for vintage steam train.

Please take a few seconds to vote for this opportunity to have a vintage train travel through Mt. Vernon and Cedar Rapids on the Union Pacific tracks!  Right now our route is leading so please vote and spread the word.  Click on this link to go to the website

Great day for a lunch at the Skillet in Mt Vernon

Just had lunch in Mt Vernon at the Skillet, great food and atmosphere!

20th Anniversary of the Especially for You -Race for a Cure cancer walk

It was a beautiful Iowa fall day for the 20th Anniversary of the Especially For You Cancer Walk sponsored by Mercy Medical Center and General Mills and supported by many other businesses.  It was great to be a part of this event for the last 5 years, this year I came up with this idea to capture the cancer survivors…

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6th Elliott’s Uptown Fitness Challenge Sponsored by Rubicon Photo

Hello All, Rubicon Photo has been a sponsor of the Elliott’s Uptown Fitness Challenge since the start and we are really excited about our 6th Challenge as we add Christine Davis and Liz VeDepo of Transformation Fitness as sponsors –but also as teachers! Christine and Liz are going to teach some free classes on how to not just make some…

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Rubicon Photo Celebrates 15th Anniversary next Friday 9-17 w/ an Open House

We would like to invite you to our 15th Anniversary Party Celebration next Friday Sept 17th from 11 until 1 pm at our Studio Open House.  We will provide a free all-American lunch, we will have a ribbon cutting with the Mt. Vernon / Lisbon Community Development Group ambassadors and we will gift certificate door prizes for all who attend….

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First Mt Vernon Football Game photos are Online.

It is time for Friday night lights and that means it my favorite time of year–FALL, well at least normally it is. Football season starting a week early this season makes it a hot start to the season.  Here are a few highlight photos of the Mount Vernon Mustangs against the Marion Indians from opening night 8-27.  You can see…

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