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Thursday, January 28, 2010 Women of Today Plan "Prom" Norwalk Women of To- day Will celebrate commu- nity spirit and generosity at "Oh What A Night...a Prom for the Generations" Saturday, Jan. 30, at Roll- ing Hills Golf Course from 7:30 p.m. to midnight. There will be a cash bar and appetizers will be pro- vided. Funds raised at the event will benefit local scholarships and charities. Appropriate "prom" attire is suggested and corsages will be available for pur- chase at the event. Tickets may be pur- chased at Fareway, Scott's Foods, City State Bank and Medicap Pharmacy. The cost is $25 per couple in advance and $30 per couple at the door. For more information, contact Joan Joniak at 953- 4965. N/Warren Town and County News ICHURCH PEO Fundraiser The members of PEO, Chapter OR of Norwalk are taking orders for But- ter Braid frozen pastry dough and homemade goodies of frozen cookie dough now through Feb- ruary 10. To place an order or for more information, contact Judy Adair at 285- 2175. PEO is an organization promoting the education of women of all ages, pro- viding scholarships and sponsoring low interest education loans and grants. PEO also sponsors a two-year women's col- lege in Nevada, MO. The profits of this fundraiser will go to support these causes. Pase Five DALLY FAMILY VALUE MEALS- $5.99 After 4 p.m. Mon.- Pot Roast Tues.- Beef & Noodles Wed.- Chicken Fried Steak Thurs.- Chicken & Noodles Fri.- Hot Beef Sandwich Sat., Baby Back Ribs Family Value Meals Include Potato, Green Beans & Dinner Roll 1031 Sunset Dr., Norwalk 981-1031 Kara Courtney Kara Courtney Joins Christian Church Staff Norwalk Christian Church members have welcomed Rev. Kara Courtney as the new Asso- ciate Pastor. She and her husband, Patrick, relo- cated from Lexington, KY, where Kara attended semi- nary. Pastor Courtney is a native of Wichita, KS. She was born and raised in the Christian Church (Dis- ciples of Christ). She at- tended Texas Christian University in Fort Worth, TX and then went on to seminary at Lexington Theological Seminary. The world's longest under- sea tunnel is the Seikan Tunnel in Japan. Completed in 1985, it spans 33.49 miles. Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday! and SOCIAL1 Hygiene Kits for Disaster Relief NorwalkChristian Church (Disciples of Christ) is responding to the disaster in Haiti by col- lecting items for hygiene kits. Hygiene Kits are dis- tributed by an ecumenical organization called Church World Service, a reputable organization al- ready on the ground in Haiti. In the face of natu- ral disasters, violence and poverty, Hygiene Kits can mean the difference be- tween sickness and health for struggling families. The church, located at 701 Main St., will receive do- nations and get the kits to Church World Service. Completed kits or items for kits need to be at the church by February 1. This tangible form of aid is a great way to teach and demonstrate love and compassion for those in need. Hygiene Kit: *One hand towel (approx. 16 X 28) *One washcloth *One wide-toothed comb *One nail clipper *One bar of soap (bath size in wrapper) *One toothbrush (in original packaging) *Six Band-Aids Please do not add tooth- paste to the kit. Toothpaste that has an extended expi- ration date will be added to the kit before being dis- tributed. Seal all items in a one-gallon plastic bag with a zipper closure. If you have any questions contact the church at 981- I 0176 or e-mail at norwalkccl@gmail.com. To learn more about Church World Service visit their website at www. churchworldservice .org. We have "No Problem" saving you money. ,oun .car and home with us, through Auto-Owners Insurance Company, we'll save you money[. Stop in, or call us today for a "No Problem" insurance check-up. 4- o I I Life Home Car Business %~~j~. | LANE INSURANCE AGENCY, INC. 'l 1225 Sunset Dr., Norwalk, IA 50211 I 515-981-4614 Rev. Nate and Kerrie Liedtke New Pastor At New Life Lutheran The Rev. Nate Liedtke began serving the congrega- tion of New Life Lutheran Church, 4380 Wakonda Dr., Sunda~ Jan. 3. Pastor Nate and his wife, Kerrie, have two children, Ben, 5, and Katie, 1 1/2. Pastor Liedtke attended Wartburg College in Waverly from 1996-2000 majoring in Religion with an emphasis on Camping Ministry. He attended Wartburg Theologi- cal Seminary in Dubuque from 2001-2006 where he earned a Master of Divinity with a concentration on Youth, Culture and Mission. He then served Trinity Lutheran Church in Waupaca, WI from 2006-2009 as Pastor of Youth and Family Life. He met his wife at Wartburg in Waverly and they were married in 2000 at Riverside Lutheran Bible Camp in Story City. She is an attorney at Whitfield and Eddy in Ankeny. Pastor Liedtke also has been active in camping min- istry at Crossways Lutheran Camp in Appleton, WI, Sky Ranch Lutheran Bible Camp in Ft. Collins, CO and EWALU in Strawberry Point. About serving at New Life Lutheran Church, Pastor Liedtke says, "I really do appreciate the strong lay lead- ership of this congregation. They have functioned very well during a long interim process. I also am very ex- cited about the potential for growth both as members in our discipleship and faith walk, and also into the com- munity. We can do that in a variety of ways, but prima- rily by loving others as God first loves us. This congre- gation loves kids and young families. For that I am very thankful as it is, and will be, a good fit between this congregation and my family." Angel Food Ministries Q~i~ Food At Half the Pri~ Throush Crossroads Church Norwalk www.2thecrossroads.com 515-287-8580 Call 911 for emergencies! 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 (Memorial Day-Labor Day) Serendipity Preschool Ongoing Registration begins February 1 for 2010-11 school year. Classes for 3 - 4 year olds. Call Now! LOCATED AT THE NORWALK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH 1801 Sunset Dr. 981-0901 Serendipity does not discriminate based on race, creed, sex or religion. For All of your Tax, Accounting and Payroll Needs: BAKER & ASSOCIATES LLP Certified Public Accountants and Business Consultants Brian B~iker Norwalk Office: 3628 Prairie Sage Dr. Norwalk, IA 50211 515- 729-0001 Home Office: 8033 University Blvd.; Ste. C Clive, IA 50325