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Thursday, January 15, 2009 / N/Warren Town and County News Page Five G Truro Church Point of Hope Church opened its doors Sunday, Oct. 4, in Truro, and cur- rently is meeting at the 1- 35 High School Saturday nights from 5-6 p.m. "We are a simple church with a message of HOPE and our mission in 2009 is to bring HOPE back to families," says pastor and counselor Michael Borst. Families face tre- mendous pressures toda34 says Borst, who has been married for 18 years and has two young boys ages 6 and 9. Parents and chil- dren struggle to find time to connect because of school, sports, jobs and extra-curricular activi- ties. Additionally, our cul- ture puts high demands on our time, finances and careers while de-empha- sizing the importance of family and God in our lives. This is evidenced by the high rate of divorce, I CHURCH Brings HOPE to Families in 2009 suicide, crime and drug use in our towns, cities and state." Point of Hope Church desires to help families get back to the basics by stay- ing connected in a discon- nected world. "One of our core values," says Borst, "is strengthening families and marriages and to do this the church has to of- fer relevant ways to meet these needs." As a young church, Point of Hope of- fers a casual, relaxing at- mosphere with coffee- house style worship and a relevant, life changing Biblical message for teens and adults. In addition, Point of Hope offers kids' church where children ages 4th through 5th grade connect with caring and trusted adults to dis- cover how Jesus is rel- evant in their lives. Immediately following the worship time, Point of Hope offers a time for fami- lies to connect, build rela- tionships and do life to- gether. "Watching families experience life together around tables talking about their week, their kids, their jobs and life ex- periences is the highlight of my week," say s Borst. "I hope to see this explode in 2009 by offering mid- week house groups as an- other venue to foster healthy families and mar- riages." "Ultimately, we want families to know that God has a plan and a purpose for their lives," says Borst, "and if having a better marriage or a healthier family this coming New Year is important, then I hope you will check us out." To know more about Point of Hope Church visit the website at www.point ofhopechurch.org. PALISADES BANQUET CENTER Now taking reservations for center near Prole! Catering available: Buffet or Sit Down Service Family Reunions Wedding Receptions Holiday Parties Birthday Parties Anniversaries CONTACT RUSS MCMILLIN 515-210-8719 and SOCIAL 1 New Life Norwalk Easter Lutheran Public Library Everything's $1 Book Sale A dollar sale will be Attend the Norwalk held Saturday, Jan. 24, Easter Public Library's from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the book sale and get lost in south entrance of New Life one, two, or 20 good books. Lutheran Church, 4380 A wide selection of mate- Wakonda Dr. rials just waiting to be Items included in the added to your personal li- sale are clothing, toys, brary will be available. books, computers, exercise The book sale will be equipment and much held Friday, Jan. 23 and more. Lunch and hot Saturda: Jan. 24 from 10 drinks will be available for a.m. to 4 p.m. and Sunday, purchase. Jan. 25, 1 to 4 p.m. in the Funds raised will be for library's meeting room. the youth at New Life The library is located at Lutheran to attend the 1051 North Ave. ELCA National Youth Materials will not be Gathering being held in priced, but a donation is July in New Orleans. This encouraged. Proceeds gathering is where thou- from the sale will be used sands of youth come to- to support the library. gether to experience Christ. This year's gather- ing is focused on God's call Deadline for ads, to servanthood and a deepening of the basic legals and stories Christian practices. It is is Noon Friday! entitled "Jesus Justice azz." BOOK DISCUSSION "The Shack" by William P. Young Sun., Jan. 18, 1-3 p.m. at THE DAILY GRIND 810 North Ave., Norwalk NORWALK INSURANCE SER VICES JOHN PHILLIPS CANDACE RITZLER OWNER MANAGER AUTO*HOME*FARM/RANCH*HEALTH LIFE*BUSINESS*COMMERCIAL*GROUP*BONDS 1037 Sunset Dr., Norwalk, IA 50211 E-mail norwalkinsurance@mchsi.com 515-981-0434 or 1-800-746-0434 Fax 515-981-5211 I| RICARDO ALVERIO msukt Insurance AGENT/CPA NEW BUFFET serving 5 - 8 p.m. Tuesday & Wednesday salad Bar, Pasta Bar & Meat Item - just $9.95! Full Menu Also Available BAMBINO'S RESTAURANT 4221 South Orilla Rd. 981-9127 Want It Done Today?'> No Gimmicks. No Excuses. N@RW00K TIREAUTO CENTER 1010 Sunset Dr., (Hwy 28), Norwalk 981-4522 Hours: Mon-fri, 7:30-6 p.m.; Sat. 7:30-noon CHECKS ACCEPTED HORWALK 0 TIREOAUT6 ..................... CI=NTEn 1010 Sunset Dr., (Hwy 28), Norwalk 981-4522 Hours: M0n-M, 7:30-6 p.m.; Sat. 7"30-n00n Check Engine Light On? FREE Diagnostic Computer Check ]$95.95 Fuel System "No Work Is Done W,O Your Authorization." Service $95.95 Transmission Flush $95.95 Coolant Flush Includes BG Che_. micals. $49.95 $29.95 (Diesel) (Gas) OIL CHANGE OIL CHANGE Includes: Disposal Fees; Hazardous Waste Fees, Top Off All Under Hood Ruids; MulU-Pt InspecUon, Up to 5 (:Its. Synthetic Blend 0il & Filter (Up to 12 Qts. for Diesels) KC Annual Pork Chop Dinner/Dance The Knights of Colum- bus Council 7556, is hav- ing their annual Pork Chop Dinner/Dance Satur- day, Feb. 14, at St. John's Parish Hall in Norwalk. The dinner starts at 6:30 p.m. with dancing from 8:30 p.m. to midnight. The cost of the dinner/ dance is $20 per person. Please contact Mike Schall at 256-9184 in the evening to make reservations. Tickets can also be pur- chased at Norwalk Hard- ware or from any Knights of Columbus member. This event is a BYOB (beer and wine only). Proceeds support the Knights of Columbus Scholarship fund. Last year the group gave out six $500 scholarship awards to graduating se- niors of Norwalk High School. Raffle drawings will be held throughout the evening. This event fills up fast, so make your reservations now. Doors open at 5:15 p.m. Pecans: Good FcYour Heart (NAPS)---Here's food for thought: Scientific research suggests that eating just a handful of pecans each day may help lower the risk of heart disease, due to the nutfs high concentration of healthy unsaturated fat. They're best enjoyed when fresh and flavorful, so the Na- tional Pecan Shellers As- sociation (NPSA) offers these buying and storage tips: When you're looking to help your heart and have your- self a savory snack, nutri- tionistS advise- Nuts to you---especially pecans. Look for plump kernels uniform in color and size. Shelled pecans can be refrigeratd.T up to nine months andtwo years in the freezer. Airtight containers, such as jars with lids, are best for storing pecans in the refrigerator:. Sealed plastic bags work best for storing pecans in the freezer. In-shell pecans can be stored in a cool, dry place for six to 12 months. For more information on pe-  wwwJlovepecanvvg. For a free brochure with recipes, send a self-addressed, stamped envelope to NPSA, 1100 Johnson Ferry Road, Suite 300, Atlanta, GA 30342. /. :r Call 91 l for emergencies!