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Norwalk Warriors I Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District I Page Six N/Warren Town and County News Live Healthy Iowa Offers a K-12 Cup Challenge for Iowa's Schools Live Healthy Iowa and Live Healthy Iowa Kids un- veiled a new opportunity in 2013 to build a culture of wellness in your school. The K-12 Cup Challenge was designed to increase adult and student participation in the 10 Week Wellness Challenge offered by Live Healthy Iowa, a program of the Iowa Sports Foundation. The winner of the K-12 Cup Challenge will be the school with the .highest percentage of participation and completion among students in Live Healthy Iowa Kid's 10 Week Wellness Challenge and staff in Live Healthy Iowa 10 Week Wellness Challenge. The winning school will be awarded the traveling trophy for a year. All schools who participate in this challenge will receive a banner for display in their school that states their school chooses to live'healthy. "I think it says a lot for a school to embark on this challenge," said Lisa Weber, coordinator for Live Healthy Iowa. "It shows a strong commitment toward reversing the obesity epidemic we are experiencing in America and more specifically, inIowa. This challenge gives schools a chance to increase physical activity lev- els and encourage healthier nutrition habits, which is definitely the direction Iowa needs to go in order to become the healt tState. in the nation!": During the kid's 10 Week Wellness Challenge, Iowa's youth will be tracking their physical activity minutes throughout the entire 10 weeks and will also track five nutrition components during two week time periods. The nutrition components tracked are fruit servings, vegetable servings, ounces of milk, ounces of water and minutes of screen time. During the adult version of the 10 Week Wellness Challenge, adults choose whether to take part in the activity minute, weight loss or both di- visions. They will track on a weekly basis their activity minutes and/or weight loss. The challenge begins January 27 and runs until April 4. Live Healthy Iowa and Live Healthy Iowa Kids offer a variety of challenges year-round! To find out more information about the challenges offered, visit www.livehealthyiowa.org and www.livehealthy iowakids.org.'To register your school for the K-12 Cup Challenge, contact Live Healthy Iowa at info@liveheal thyiowa.org or 888-777-8881. like us on Facebook at WATCH DOGS - Norwalk Money Smart Kid Essay Contest Students in grades seven through eleven can now enter the eighth an- nual Money Smart Kid es- say contest and compete for the chance to win $1,000 to help boost their college savings. The state- wide essay contest is co- sponsored by the Iowa Bankers Association and Iowa Credit Union Foun- dation. Eligible students can enter the contest by writ- ing an essay of 300 words or fewer on this topic: "Any investment has a cer- tain amount of risk and an expected return. Describe to a potential investor how in- vesting in you (such as pay- ing for more education) will produce a return. Please discuss types of risk the in- vestor could face." Essays are due by 1V[arch 14. Finalists may be se- lected to read their essays at one or more Money Smart Week events. The student with the winning essay will be selected as Iowa's Money Smart Kid for 2014 and receive $1,000 toward college savings funded jointly by the Iowa Bankers Association and the Iowa Credit Union Foundation. The Money Smart Kid serves as an ambassador during Money Smart Week Iowa, taking place April 5-12 in communities across the state. For more information about Money Smart Week and the Money Smart Kid essay contest, visit www. moneysmartweek.org. USED CARS & AUTO REPAIR BEEN DOING BUSlNHS SINCE 1 We Repair All Makes & .M lels! 802 Drive - Necwalk, IA 50211 Phone: 5; i 0649, Residence: 5.287 512 WE'RE A INA ) AUTO CARE CENTER xmm~ ciwriPwD Thursday, January 9, 2014 LIBRARY HOURS Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m. Closed Sundays M nor d Day-Labor Day) The side of a hammer is called the cheek. "Grand" new place, .same classic taste/ 2025 Grand Ave., West Des Moines 225-4842 Tuesday Evening Special: Chicken Dinner $9.95 Evening Special: 1/,2 Off any size Pizza Tues. 11 a.m. - close; Sat., 4 p.m. - close New items available on lunch menu/ SCHOOL AND SPORTS PAGES SPONSORED BY: *WENDY BORST MASSAGE, LMT 240-1075 *COMMUNITY BANK 285-4900 *FOUR SEASONS AUTO WASH 981-4454 *DR. DONNA GRANT FAMILY DENTISTRY 256-9000 *HASKIN CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC 981-0556 *EDWARD JONES INVESTMENTS Kevin Pearson- 285-1838 *JOHN PHILLIPS INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. 981-0434 or 981-4293 *NORWALK LIONS CLUB 981-0432 *OPTOMETRIC ASSOCIATES 981-0224 *SCOTT'S FOODS 981-0606 *NEWTON STANDRIDGE STANDRIDGE GROUP *N/WARREN 229-5310 TOWN & COUNTY NEWS 981-0406