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Thursday, April 1, 2010 N/Warren Town and County News Page Nine ( May 8 Walk/Run To Support Ovarian cancer The Iowa Chapter of the National Ovarian Cancer Coalition (NOCC) will present their Third Annual Walk and 5K timed Run to Break the Silence on Ova- rian Cancer, Saturday, May 8, at the Raccoon River Park, 2500 Grand Ave., West Des Moines. The schedule of events is as follows: 7:30 - 8:45 a.m., registration and packet pick-up; 8 - 8:30 a.m., announcements and speakers; 8:30 a.m., survi- vor photo; 8:45 a.m., Isiserettes perform; 9 a.m., runners start; 9:10 a.m., walkers begin led by the Isiserettes and 10 a.m., awards and closing. There will be a children's tent with activities, a health fair tent as well as food and beverage booths. Pre-registration may be done online at nocc.kintera.org/IA or by mailing registration forms to NOCC-IA, PO Box 214, Ankeny, IA 50021-0214 by April 21. Pre-registered partici- pants may pick up event packets Frida} May 7 from noon to 7 p.m. at Fitness World West Athletic Club, 3200 Westown Parkway in West Des Moines, or at the pre-registration table the day of the race. Team participation is encouraged with a roster of 10 or more participants. Teams must check-in with the team captain day of race. Pledges and donations are appreciated and may be made by going to nocc.kintera.org/IA. Ovarian cancer is one of the top five causes of can- cer-related deaths in women each year. The mis- sion of the NOCC is to raise awareness and in- crease education about ovarian cancer and to im- prove the survival rate and quality of life for women with ovarian cancer. Participants are re- minded that there will be construction in May and that Grand Avenue will only have one lane of traf- fic in that area. Parking will be available at the Rac- coon River parking lot or the softball fields east of the park. BUSINESS REVIEW Christian Youth Lock-In ii i!ili!i!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiii(ii i i ; i i iiii ii: IY iii ,i:iiiiiiiii i iiiiiiii,i iii:!!)!!iiii  =; iiiiiiiiiiiiii!iiiiiiiiiiiiiiili!!i!iii:iiiii!iiiiiii!ii! ! ii ii!i ';ilililililiiiii!i:::ii!! ' ......... Norwalk neighbors, take a look at what Christ Our Savior Lutheran Church and Mt. Calvary Lutheran of Indianola Jr. High yout h groups accomplished. These sixth through eighth graders came together to enjoy an overnight (Lock-in) get together at Christ Our Savior's building in Norwalk. Friday evening was fun mak- ing personal pizzas while blindfolded, playing the bucket game and more. Two of the youth led an evening wrap up Bible study. An important part of growing Christian youth is to provide them opportunities to give of themselves. The next morning several adults joined forces with the youth to do some major cleaning, including emptying the nursery to prepare it for a face-lift. Even though these youth got very little sleep, they were eager to get to work. It is so good to see God at work in our youth. Photo submitted. It's my day- i my paper! 56% of lowans turn to their newspaper first for shopping information (compared to 2% for IV and less than 1% for radio). Fundraiser for Norwalk Area Food Pantry Norwalk Christian Church, 701 Main St., will host an indoor FUNdraiser sale from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, April 24, in the Fellowship Hall, just prior to the city- wide clean-up days and garage sales. The public is invited. All proceeds will go to the Norwalk Area Food Pantry. Area residents are in- vited to clear their clutter and help feed the hungry at the same time. Admis- sion to the sale is to bring three canned/boxed food items to donate or pay a fee of $3 per family. Items to donate can be anything that is not extra heavy, huge or dirty. Small furniture is fine. No adult clothing will be accepted, but children's clothing up to size 14/16 is fine. Other items to donate include jewelry, books, CDs, DVDs, video tapes, knick- knacks, shoes, hats, per- fume, antiques, tools, ties, electronics, framed art, home decor, dishes/ kitchen items, toys, baby items, sports equipment, etc. Anything with value, new or used, that someone might want to purchase is welcome. Participants must price their own items. Pricing stickers will be available at the church if you wish to price items when you drop them off. Since this event is for charity, it is sug- gested that items be marked up to whole-dol- lar amounts. The FUNdraiser will include a Silent Auction so that everyone will have a chance to bid on more valuable items, which will help make more money for charity. There will be a Bake Sale and anyone wishing to donate baked goods must have their cookies, cakes, etc. to the church on Friday, April 23. The Norwalk Christian Church office will be open for donations from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Thursday, April 22, and Friday, April 23. Arrangements to bring in items at other times must be arranged by calling the church office at 981-0176. For more information, contact Anne Burnett at Anne@interactdev.com or 515-306-0055. ) Chamber Plans 2010 RUNorwalk The 10th Annual RUNorwalk, sponsored by the Norwalk Area Cham- ber of Commerce, City State Bank and Any- time Fitness, will be held Saturday, May 8, starting at the Norwalk High School Track at 8:30 a.m. The event includes an 8K Run, 5K Walk and a free Kids Fun Run. Chip tim- ing is used for the main event. Cash and other prizes will be awarded. Registration forms are available at the Norwalk Chamber office, 1017 Main St., or online at www.norwalkchamber.org or at www.GetMe Registered.com. For credit card orders, call the Cham- be.r office at 981-0619. Pre-registration and en- try fees due by Friday, April 30,which includes a free T-shirt, are as follows: ages 12-65, $20 per person; ages 5-11, $15 per person; ages 4 and under, free with no T-shirt and ages 66 and over, free with no T-shirt. After April 30, registra- tion is ages 5-65, $25 with no guarantee of a T-shirt. Race Day registration is from 7 to 8 a.m. at the Norwalk High School Track. Race Packets may be picked up Friday, May 7 at the Norwalk Chamber of Commerce office from 8:30 a.m. to 7 p.m. or at the registration booth on race day. Norwalk Family Den- tistry is sponsoring the Kids 8 and Under,Fun Run after the main race. No registration is required for this event and prizes will be awarded. Chamber members also have the opportunity to donate as follows: $350 - your company's name/ logo on the back of the race T-shirt, on a mile marker sign along the race route and on the Thank You Sponsor Board; $250 your company name/logo on the back of the T-shirt and $150 - your name can be on the shirt without a logo. Various prizes and gift certificates are also ac- cepted at the Chamber of- fice. For more information about the race or to make a donation, call the Cham- ber office at 981-0619. LIBRARY HOURS Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, 1-5 p.m. Closed Sundays (Memo Day-tatx, r Day) 'r, " ,H i,, ; , .!',.:;' .' ;: li Make it your .... too! iiili ,,,,, paper .................. i  In the controvemlal literary work, "Uncle Tom's Cabin" by i:{ Hardet B(mche Stowe, Ihere b a  called EWlllalirm  ,'/!'j,-,:!{  ,{ ,. St. Clare. She I$ ..... , better known by the name Little Eva. . , ',c : '" ' ' ' : .',,i:,, , ;! " '., 'i " ; @'..  " !' ;.. 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