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OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER FOR nrdduolk Mi‘flflfifiai'f Rigidile NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT Norwalk Warriors Warren I1 3351’s,“, I gin/VI“; r {:32’ 53.] was: RAILW» Hfining)”ilniili‘iIIthrill!giving!“:Hsgifinjzigthipgn; and News 50¢ Vol. 51 No. 33 Norwalk, Iowa 50211 USPS No. 395-120 Phone 981 -0406 email: news@norwalknewspapemom Thursday, January 1 7, 2019 Trivia 24th On Thursday, J anuary 24th, the Norwalk Kiwanis will be spon— soring a trivia night at Warrior Run Golf Course in Norwalk. The event will run from 7:00 p.m. to 9:00 p.m., with doors opening at 6:30 p.m. You may reserve a table for your team of 4-6 players by emailing norwalkarea kiwanis@gmail.com (re- servations are suggested but not required.) There will be a silent auction, snacks, and a chance to win great prizes. Money from trivia teams and silent auction will go toward projects which support Norwalk kids! Please email norwalkareakiwanis @gmail.com with quest- ions or for more in- formation. N onthern Warren Fire Department Chili-Soup Dinner It’s January, you know what that means our annual chili-soup dinner! On Saturday, January 19th, from 4:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., the Northern Warren Fire Department will host their 8th annual Chili-Soup dinner. This event will be held at the Northern Warren Fire Department facility, located at 2300 R63 Hwy, Norwalk. . Please join us for good food and better company. A free will donation will be accepted. This event is hosted by the NWFD Auxiliary. Bowen Born Reaches 1000' Point Mark in Norwalk High School Boys Basketball Scoring Norwalk High School basketball player junior Bowen Born scored 19 points in a Warrior 7 7-46 victory over Newton on December 21st, and in so doing he surpassed 1,000 points in his high school career. Bowen becomes only the fourth player in N orwalk basketball history to reach the 1,000 point plateau joining Tom McFarland (class of 1980 with 1069 career points), Alex Dorr (class of 2009 with 1,380 points), and Norwalk’s all-time scoring leader, 2018 graduate Luke Vaske with 1,579 career points. Bowen is pictured with his family, and Norwalk boys basketball coach Chris Larson. Congratulations, Bowen! Financial Peace University Begins in Norwalk More than million people have positively changed their financial future through Ramsey Solutions’ Financial Peace University (FPU). Created by financial expert Dave Ramsey, the nine‘lesson digital course provides families and individuals with practical tools to gain control of their finances and set themselves up for long-term financial success. FPU will be held in Norwalk at New Life Lutheran Church, located at 4380 Wakonda Drive in Norwalk. The classes will begin Tuesday, January 22nd at 6:30 p.m. Go to www.fpu.com/ 1079562 for more information or to register. Through common-sense principles, FPU gives people the tools they need to change their behavior and succeed financially. Along with Ramsey Personalities Rachel Cruze and Chris Hogan, Ramsey teaches lessons on budgeting, relationships and money, getting out of debt, saving for emergencies and investing. On average, families who complete FPU pay off $5,300 and save $2,700 in the first 90 days. Following the class nearly 94 percent of those families budget regularly. An FPU membership includes immediate access to newly revised online Video lessons, financial coaching assistance, digital tools and a one-year subscription to the EveryDollar Plus budgeting tool. Also included is access to Legacy J ourney and Smart Money Smart Kids courses. Legacy Journey walks families and individuals through what to do once they have control of their finances and helps them navigate their way through building wealth. Smart Money Smart Kids helps parents teach their children to make wise financial decisions. Go to DaveRamsey.com/FPU for more information. Upcoming Tuesday Talk Will Focus on N orwalk City Budget The next installment of the Tuesday Talks series will be held Tuesday, January 22nd at 6:30 p.m. at the Norwalk Easter Public Library, 1051 North Avenue. The topic of this talk will be budget you are welcome to join city leaders for a conversation about the city budget. Please stop by or call the library for more information, 515-981-0217. Knights of Columbus Pancake Breakfast January 20th The Norwalk Knights of Columbus will be holding a paDCake breakfast on‘YSunday, January 20th from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 am. at St. John the Apostle Church, 720 Orchard Hills Drive in Norwalk. The Knights will be serving pancakes, french toast, sausage, scrambled eggs, fruit, coffee, juice and milk. The proceeds will go to benefit the Level 3 Special Education Class at the Norwalk Middle School. The Level 3 class students are learning life skills to help them later in life. Many of these skills are ones many of us take for granted, and many of us may not have known that this was being taught. So come and join the Knights to support this great cause, and more importantly make known in our community that this cause exists. Thanks to the community for all their support of the Knights and our young people. Notice of Rate Increase Next month, there will be a rate increase implemented for N/ Warren Town and County News subscriptions. In February, the rate for a yearly subscription to our newspaper will increase from $18 to $20 for a standard subscription, and from $15 to $17 for senior citizens 65+. The additional $6 charge for mailing to counties other than Warren and Polk will remain the same. Due to the growing cost of postage, paper, and printing, a small increase in our subscription rate is necessary. We have not had a price increase for subscriptions for well over a decade despite every year postage rates being raised, sometimes twice in one year. Anyone who wishes to add an additional year or more to their subscription at the current cost may use the form on the classifieds page to send in a payment. This is available until the rate increase takes place in February. '