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t Thursday, January 10, 2013 N/Warren Town and County News Page Five Photo submitted. Norwalk P.E.O. By Calyn Thompson Norwalk P.E.O. Chapter OR'S members were busy in December taking part in the Secret Santa Operation for the community of Norwalk. The group's theme for the year is "Scatter Kindness" and the members have various events planned to share their time and re- sources. In October, the group's members donated toi- letry items for the Polk County Women's Shelter. In November, Chapter OR sponsored a holiday lun- cheon and style show which featured fashions from Mainstream Boutique in Valley Junction as well as merchandise from local designers/artists. Money earned from the luncheon fundraiser will help support the group's scholarship program which benefits high school seniors from Norwalk and Martensdale St. Marys. EGGS RECIPE CONTEST Wholesome, fresh eggs are an essential ingredient in a variety of delicious recipes. Whether it's the simple joy of whipping up an omelet, piling billowy meringue on a pie or blending rich yolks into smooth custard, cooks love the ease and versatility of eggs. The Iowa Egg Council is looking for the best, most delicious recipes from cooks across the state as they kick off their "Incredibly Good Eggs" cooking contest. "Show us your egg-cellent creativity and you just might win an iPad Mini!" says Lois White, director of con- sumer affairs. She urges contestants to be creative and "think outside the shell" with new, innovative ideas. "Make this a fun opportunity to receive recognition for your excellent food preparation skills and culinary cre- ativity," says White. Three divisions make up the contest. They include: Adults age 18 on up, Culinary Arts Students enrolled in a formal culinary arts program and Students'in grades 6-12. One winner from each division will be awarded an iPad Mini for first prize, a Kitchen Aid mixer for sec- ond prize or a $250 Kitchen Collage gift card for third prize. Contestants may enter up to two recipes. Recipes can include party foods or drinks, breakfast entrees, main dishes, side dishes, snacks or desserts. All reci- pes must be original and contain at least four eggs (in the fo.rm of whole eggs, yolks or whites) and no more than 12 ingredients total. Look for contest updates throughout spring. After preliminary judging, the top five recipes from each cat- egory will appear on Facebook and the Iowa Egg Coun- cil website where viewers can support and "like." Cre- ators of recipes who receive the most "likes" will re- ceive a 15rize. A panel of culinary food experts will se- lect thetop three recipes. Entries will be judged on: Taste (40%), Appearance/Presentation (30%), Texture (20%) and Ease of Preparation (10%). Entries must be received by Friday, March 1, 2013 at 5 p.m. To enter, visit www.iowaegg.org for a downloadable entry or call 877-IOWAEGG. "COME ENJOY THE GOOD LIFE" Now Accepting Applications Good Life Retirement Center 1 Bedroom Apartments, Newly Remodeled, Park-like Setting, Community Center, 24-7 Maintenance, Rental Assistance Available, Must be 62 Years or Older, " Handicap/Disabled Any Age 515-981-4424 www.NationaI-Management.com This institution is an Equal Opportunity, Provider and Employer, ~ Donnis and Walt Blake Obaeme 6 0 th dln n era artd The family of Walt and Donnis Blake invite you to participate in a card shower to celebrate the Couple's 50th wedding anniversary. They were married Janu- ary 21, 1963. Greetings can be sent to their home, 5837 Hwy R57, Norwalk, IA 50211. The couple's children are Lisa Jones, Leslie Blake, Kip Blake and Kindi Backstrom. ! ! I NORWALK ! [ I05lNorth Ave. * 98:1-0217 i Thursday, Jan. 10 Toddler-Time Story Time, 10:30 a.m. A chance for parents to interact with their children ages 18 months to three years during stories, fingerplays and songs, to help toddlers develop those critical early literacy skills. Saturday, ]an. 12 Fitness at Home, 10 a.m.-12 p.m. For anyone who wants to drop some weight and get more fit in 2013! Wear comfortable exercise clothing for this informational and sample workout session. The instructor will share her trials and triumphs in successfully dropping a signifi- cant amount of weight while getting in shape, using home workout DVDs. Tuesday, Jan. 15 ~ Pre-School Story Time, 10:30-11 a,m, A fun, educa- tional and activity-based story time for ages 3-6. A great opportunity for parents to get tips on early literacy skills for use at home and daycare groups are welcome! Wednesday, Jan. 16 Wee-Ones Story Time, 10:30 a.m. Fingerplays, sto- ries and songs for little ones to age 18 months and their parents; designed for a one-to-one or one-to-two parent- child ratio to maximize interaction. Thursday, Jan. 17 Toddler-Time Story Time, 10:30 a:m. A chance for parents to interact with their children ages 18 months to three years during stories, fingerplays and songs, to help toddlers develop those critical early literacy skills. American GirlClub, 3:30-4:30 p.m. Join us for crafts, games and stories, 2nd grade and up. (Participants do not need an American Girl doll to attend.) Learn at Your Library: Disaster Preparedness, 7-8 p.m. The purpose of this workshop is to raise awareness and help participants plan for disasters such as blizzards, tornados, ice storms, floods, fire, etc. PersQnal stories and tips for survival will be part of this hands-on workshop. Registration is required. Friday, Jan. 18 Breakfast and Books, 9-10:30 a.m. Join us on the third Friday of each month as we discuss a variety of books. Come and hear about books-that might interest you and to talk about what you've been reading. Muffins or do- nuts will be provided. Mr. and Mrs. Jason Greteman Exchange Marriage Vows Tiffany Hudson and Jason Greteman were married October 27 at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church in Norwalk. Father John Ludwig performed the double- ring ceremony. The bride is the daughter of Kathi Miller of Cumming. The groom is the son of Tom and Paula Greteman of Norwalk. Grandparents of the couple are Orval and Isabelle Miller of Cumming and Floyd and Virginia Dalbey of Fremont. Presented in marriage by her brother, Brian Hudson, the bride was attended by her sister-in-law, Samantha Hudson as matron of honor. Bridesmaids were Sarah Hungerford of Bridgewater, NY and Courtney Greteman of Norwalk. Robert Woody of Norwalk was best man. Grooms- men were Donnie Puckett and Sidney Hudson, both of Norwalk. Lillian Hudson and Payten Woody were flower girls. Nathan Woody and Brighton Hudson were ringbearers. Ushers were Casey Albertson of Fremont and Mark Greteman of Adel, both cousins of the groom. Immediately following the ceremony, a dinner and dance reception was held at the Echo Valley Country Club in Des Moines. COMMITTED TO OUR AI'EMC. CUSTOMERS AND Insuran(, C nnpanies OUR COMMUNITY. www.ernc h'~u f'mlGe,com ~, ,~ . 5921 SE 14th Street, Suite 1800 Des Moines, Iowa - 515-287-1500 Manicure, Pedicure and Facial $80 thru January 31, 20i3 Tuesday-Friday - 9am to 7pm Saturday - 9am to 5pm Sunday 11am to 5pm Walk-ins