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l Thursday, January 24, 2013 iiiiiiiiiiiiiii'i ? Community Bank President/CEO Keith Welling with U.S. Small Business Administration Deputy District Director Linda Haus. Photo submitted. Community Bank Recognized as a Top Volume Lender Community Bank in Indianola has been recognized as a top lender in the state of Iowa by the U.S. Small Business Administration for Fiscal Year 2012, the agency has announced. Community Bank approved nine SBA guaranteed loans worth over $1.2 million to small businesses in Iowa. "Small businesses are the foundation of our nation's economy and helping small businesses get the financ- ing they need to succeed is of vital importance," said Joe Folsom, director of the SBA's Des Moines District Office. "We're pleased to work with lenders such as Community Bank in helping Iowa's small business com- munity to grow and prosper." Overall in Iowa, the SBA guaranteed 592 loans for $2"52.1 million during Fiscal Year 2012, which ended September 30, 2012. COUNTY FARM BUREAU RECOGNIZED Duane Ohnemus received the Warren County Farm Bureau recognition award at the Iowa Farm Bureau Federation (IFBF) annual meeting in Des Moines De- cember 7. IFBF Past President Craig Lang (left) and newly-elected President Craig Hill (right), made the presentation to Ohnemus (center). Warren County Farm Bureau received an outstanding designation for its 2011 programs related to policy development; policy implementation; communication; ag education; strengthening the organization and promoting the benefits of membership. Photo submitted. ROY'S AUCTION February 2 - 10 A.M. 515-225-6088 155 S. 13th Buick Lesabre Chrysler Sebring Chevrolet Cavalier Chevrolet Cavalier Chrysler Cirrus Jeep Cherokee Buick Lesabre Mercury Mountaineer 2004 Chevrolet Impala Ford Contour St - West Des Moines 1 97-1CAHP52KOVH530807 2005-1C3EL46X45N650571 1994-1GIJC1443R7168727 1997-1GIJC1441N7282607 1997-1C3EJ56HIVN709810 1993-1JGZ78Y7PCFF1848 1999-1G4HP52K8XH416301 2002-4M2DU86W22ZJ20228 2004-2GIWF55K249308873 1995-1FALP6513SK153225 Jinagmen Chongyu Moped Dodge Stratus GMC c1500 Mazda 626 Olds Alero Dodge Aspen Pontiac Grand Am Mazda Protege Dodge Neon 2002-LMFTABP 721001257 2000-1B3EJ46C3YN237710 1982-1GDC14H2CJ507575 1997-1YVGE22C5V5605848 2000-1G3NF52E3YC304279 1979-NL29D9B297398 1994-G2NE5533RC717337 2001-JMIBJ225810409360 1999-3B3ES47C2XT528564 N/Warren Town and County News SUCCESS STORIES AT NORWALK NURSING & REHAB Home is where the heart is and John's heart was not at Norwalk Nursing & Rehab when he came for therapy following his hospitalization. John's only goal was to return home. John reached his goal January 10 after beginning his therapy at Norwalk in November 2012. Congrats, John, Jobwell done! Photo submitted. Shirley Bos came to Norwalk Nursing & Rehab fol- lowing o pita atjon. She was in need of short- term rehab. The staff assisted her in, reaching her goals and she returned home in 15 days. Way to go, Shirley! Photo submitted. Norwalk Nursing & Rehab Collaborates with Mercy Heart Clinic Photo submitted. Norwalk Nursing and Rehab is working in collabo- ration with Mercy Heart Failure Clinic to offer scales to patients that reside in Warren County. These scales will help those patients at risk to better monitor their over- all health condition and identify any changes that put them at risk for a decline in their health status. Thank you Sandy Hall and Mercy Heart Failure Clinic for partnering with us. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 yageSeven Joe Desmond Earns CFE Credential The Association of Cer- tified Fraud Examiners (ACFE), the world's larg- est anti-fraud organiza- tion and leading provider of anti-fraud training and education, is pleased to award Joe Desmond of Norwalk the globally pre- ferred Certified Fraud Ex- aminer (CFE) credential. The ACFE is the world's largest anti-fraud organi- zation and premier pro- vider of anti-fraud train- ing and education. To- gether with nearly 65,000 members, the ACFE is re- ducing business fraud world-wide and inspiring public confidence in the integrity and objectivity within the profession. Identified as "the premier financial' sleuthing orga- nization" by The Wall Street Journal, the ACFE has captured national and international media atten- tion. For more informa- tion about the ACFE, visit ACFE.com. In order to become a CFE, Desmond had to meet a: stringent set of criteria and pass a rigorous exam administered by the ACFE. He has successfully met the ACFE's character, experience and education requirements for the CFE credential and has demon- strated knowledge in four areas critical to the fight against fraud: Fraudulent Financial Transactions, Fraud Prevention and De- terrence, Legal Elements of Fraud and Fraud Investi- gation. He joins the ranks of business and govern- ment professionals world- wide who have also earned the CFE certifica- tion. CFEs have the ability to examine data and records Joe Desmond to detect and trace fraudu- lent transactions; inter- view suspects to obtain information and confes- sions; write investigation reports; advise clients as to their findings; testify at trial; understand the law .as it relates to fraud and ,v fraud investigations; and identify the underlying factors that motivate in- dividuals to commit fraud. CFEs on six conti- nents have investigated more than one million suspected cases of civil and criminal fraud. Desmond is currently an auditor with the firm of Brooks Lodden, P.C. lo- cated in West Des Moines. He also has a bachelor of science in accounting and a master of business ad2 ministration. He is a mem- ber of the American Insti- tute of Certified Public Accountants, Iowa Society. of Certified Public Ac- countants, The Associa- tion of Certified Fraud Ex- aminers (ACFE); is cur- rently the president of the Norwalk Chamber of Commerce and serves as chairman of the Iowa So- ciety of Certified Public Accountants Exempt Con- -, ference Committee. Medicap Pharmacy Introduces FREE Vitamin Club for Kids The New Year is a great time to develop healthy, new habi for all your family members and that's why your local Medicap Pharmacy is excited to introduce the Vi- : tamin Club program- exclusively for kids. The Kids Vi- tamin Club is a monthly program that allows children (ages 4-12) to receive a FREE 30-day supply of chewable, multivitamins every month for the next year! To enroll, parents accompany their kids to the par- tidpating 'neighborhood Medicap Pharmacy to enroll in the Vitamin Club program. Upon completion, the Pharmacist will provide education and give each child their own bottle of-vitamins and a punch card. Every month, for the next year, the parent and child return to the same Medicap location with their punch card and receive the next month's bottle of FREE vitamins. It's just that easy[ "We are excited to kick-off the New Year with this ,4 program. The Vitamin Club for Kids is a great way for us to show the kids that we care about our young cus- tomers and want to help them establish good healthy choices for their future," said Stephanie Fenster, PharmD managing pharmacist at the Norwalk Medicap Pharmacy. Medicap Pharmacies participating in the FREE Kids Vitamin Club: Altoona, Ames; Carlisle, Des Moines (Easton Blvd E. 14th St Beaver Ave.), Eldora, Grimes, Indianola, Knoxville, Newton, Norwalk, Toledo, Waukee and Winterset. -me ID,