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Thursday, March 19, 2015 - _ N/Warren Townand'County News . LETTERS We publish letters to the editor when they are not libelous and when they are signed by the person or persons submitting them. Opinions expressed are not necessarily the opinions of the N/Warren Town and County News staff. Letters are printed as received. We do not Correct spelling and gcammatical errors. Page .Eleven Norwalk Lions thanks all the businesses, individu- als and Lions who donated items for the recent Shrimp/ Lobster/Steak Dinner "2015" Raffle. Prize winners are listed below: City State Bank $100 - Nancy Thrap; Mr. Movie gift card and Olson's Bread and Breakfast gift certificate- Laurie Pemberton; Maid- Rite $25 gift card - Reba Reed and Sonja Jacobus; Beau- tiful Reflections Haircut/Style (donated by Jade Huls) and Olson's Bread and Breakfast gift certificate - Tim Thorne; Norwalk Tire & Auto Free Oil Change - John Schmidt. Beautiful Reflections Products (donated by Angie Halblom) and Olson's Bread and Breakfast gift certifi- cate - Ryan Riggs; Villaggio $40 gift card (donated by Dennis Eoriatti) - Arnita Waugh; Gregg Young Chevrolet $100 Auto Detail- Teri Lambertz and Jordyn Hill; Loffredo's Fruit Basket - Karen Fitsimons, Ed Chapman and Becky Thrap and Bambino's gift card - Cyndie Strawn. Beautiful Reflections (donated by Liz Carpenter) and Olson's Bread and Breakfast gift certificate - Maribeth Wright; Amore Pet Boutique $40 gift card - Heather Carpenter; Haskin Chiropractic gift certificate - Don Rench; Casey's General Store $50 gift card - Kris Britt; Fareway $50 gift card - A. Bibler and Kate Baldwin; 4 Seasons Car Wash (donated by Brian Winslow) - Stacy Hildreth; Beach Club Tan gift card and Olson's Bread and Breakfast gift certificate - Stacy Rosonk A Bag of Spring (donated by Andrea Johnson) - Teri Lambertz. Cal's gift card - Karen Fitsimons and Derek Flatness; Capital City Fruit Basket - Nancy Thrap; Jelly Basket (donated by Ed and JoAnn Chapman - Mark Low; Lakeside Casino purse and cup (donated by Ken Zanker) - Kurt Henson; Lakeside Casino one night stay and three buffets (donated by Ken Zanker) - Martin Bishop; Lakeside Casino perfect pet (donated by Ken Zanker) - Catherine Riggs; Hildreth Garage and NAPA (donated by Matt Hildreth) - Elzy Wood. Barbers Unlimited Hair Products (donated by Meri appreciate your support. This event allows our Lions Club to work on many projects and events in our com- munity. If you would like to see what we all are about, you can contact Linda Bussanmas at 979-8757. Submitted by: Linda Bussanmas Norwalk Lions Club KEEP IOWA BEAUTIFUL MONTH! Every Day is Christmas our neighbors and wel- So often we designate acome others. day, week or month to Keep Iowa Beautiful honor the significant asks that our city or county things, places, people, or governments embrace the events in our state or na- Governor's support and tional heritage. Keep Iowa proclamation by passing Beautiful is no different; as the same state initiative in Linn Huff) - Ellie Thorne; $50 Casey's gift card, 10 free a Statewide organization, medium pizza card and Boy Scout card (donated by Jim , we recognize the signifi- and Mary Cain and Linda and Marty Bussanmas) - Dan cance of a clean and attrac- Mundil; Butterfly House, Hummingbird feeder and book (donated by Marty and Linda Bussanmas) - Elzy Wood; $50 Olive Garden gift card (donated by Sharon Burns and Mary Sue Demerath) - Stacy Hildreth; Higgins Plaza Service Toys and Collectibles - Ed Chapman; Fishing Basket (donated by Lynette Cipale and Kent Heusen) - Walter Spoon; Wine Basket (do- nated by Ed and JoAnn Chapman) - A. Bibler; Iowa Distillery Wine Basket - Jordyn Hill; Wine Rack (do- nated by Tim Thorne) - Celeste Johns and Mark Ritchhart; Pampered Chef Products (donated by Kelly Angus) - Kelsey Goad. Thank you to all of you who purchased raffle tickets! Congrats to the Winners! Special Thanks to Eric O'Leary forhis beautiful Rose vase centerp!eces! Thanks to Ken- tucky Fried Chicken located on S.W. 9th for their dona- tion of coleslaw. We want to thank our guests for supporting our fundraising event and we hope we see you in 2016 at our Shrimp/Lobster/Steak Dinner Dance and Raffle! Norwalk Lions Club members, you outdid your- selves! Thanks to all who donated time, raffle prizes, etc. If we have left someone out, please know that we tive Iowa. For the past three years, the Governor of Iowa has dedicated April as Keep Iowa Beau- tiful month. Governor Terry E. Branstad recognizes the impact clean communities have on cultural and eco- nomic vitality. March 26, Governor Branstad is scheduled to sign a proc- lamation declaring April as Keep Iowa Beautiful month. You can "pass" it- oral- Clean and attractive places are a major factor for po- tential business investors and for new residents. But clean communities reflect a sense of pride among residents and can be con- tagious in how we treat Enjoy a West Des Moines address and attend Norwalk Schools at Fox Valley. Large walk-out lots backing to a pond or Iowa's countryside. i Quick, Easy drive to Jordan Creek, downtown, and the airport! F Call for more info: : ................ _ ............................................. J i [ Allyn Brown John Akers Suzy Marker.[ := 3-6403 453-5103 453-6 Directions: Hwy 5 Bypass To SW Connector, South To Maffitt Lake Rd, West To S 20th Or 0rilla Rd, South Through 0rilla Development On The West Side 0fThe Road. Iowa's I.argest local cities or counties. By doing so, you communi- cate to Iowans and visitors just how much you value the impact beautiful com- munities can have on our state. Passing local proclama- tions can encourage local citizens to take action and work to make their com- munities clean and attrac- tive. It starts with simple clean up of public areas and picking up litter and can extend to painting a facility or planting trees or flowers. A draft proclama- tion fora city or county can be found at keepiowa beautiful.com/proclama- tion. Beyond April. Efforts to keep Iowa beautiful ex- tend beyond one month; it truly is a year-round chal- lenge. How can we work together to achieve this? In the case of Keep Iowa Beautiful, we suggest ev- ery morning we ask our- selves, 'what is the most attractive thing I will see today is or conversely, what is the ugliest thing?' Then consider, 'is there anything I can do today to make this a better place to live?" i ii The Statler Hotel in Buf- falo, New York, built in 1907, was the first hotel in the United States to have running water and a pri- vate bath in each room. With almost 40 million vis- itors per year, Italy is thought to have the most hotel rooms of any nation in Europe.