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Thursday, April 22, 2010 N/Warren Town and County News Page Five 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 heav35 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 . me, dicitior are being  drain  our water a  dii  to of : or exp r. Bring Jn year 12 TArSi 521  i- Nk N 26526 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 1 (NAPS)--A new form of colchicine, known as Colcrys  (olchicine, USP), was recently approved by the U.S. Food and Drug Administration for pre- venting and treating gout flares. If you or a loved one has symptoms of gout, talk to a health care professional and visit www.colcrys.com. $$* The National Institutes of Health established We Can! (Ways to Enhance Children's Activity & Nutrition) to pro- vide families and communi- ties with science-based activ- ities and resources to help 8- to 13-year-olds stay at a healthy weight. Learn more at wecan.nhlbi.nih.gov. "Parents must be on the alert for the health effects of CO poisoning, which often mimic other common ail- ments," said Alan Korn, executive director for Safe Kids USA. For more infor- mation on carbon monoxide poisoning as well as other home safety tips, visit www.safekids.org. 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. Working For Wellness (NAPS)--PeopIe living with cancer now have access to high-quality psychologi- cal and social support through a network of nearly 50 affiliate centers, more than 100 satellite locations and online support services. These services are pro- vided by the Cancer Support Community (CSC), a new New resources are available who people who are now liv- ing with cancer. organization formed by the union of The Wellness Com- munity and Gilda's Club. Since the best cancer care includes emotional and social support, CSC offers these ser- vices to all people affected by cancer free of charge. CSC recently updated the booklet "Frankly Speaking About Cancer: Lung Cancer," which discusses both the practical matters and emo- tional concerns people face while living with lung can- cer. Jointly sponsored with Lung Cancer Alliance, this booklet features updated treatment guidelines based on current published research and National Cancer Institute recommendations. .For a free copy, visit www. cancersuppr tcommunity'rg" LIGHT OF HOPE EVENT The public is invited to attend the area Light of Hope event, a service of remembrance and hope for Iowa's victims of child abuse. It will be held Thursday, April 22; in Hill Auditorium at Blank Children's Hospital in Des Moines, from 5 to 6 p.m. The service of remem- brance will not only honor these victims, but will also provide hope and oppor- tunities to join in the fight against child abuse. The following Iowa children died in 2009 as a result of child abuse or neglect: Krystel Banes (Charles .City) three years old. Tryniti Hill (Sioux City) four months old. Celine Nyonee (Des Moines) 20 months. ,,Chase Kloppenborg (Davenport) two months. Jordan Turner Rutto (Urbandale) six years old. Zara Rains Yamen (Ankeny) five months old. Zara died 4/5/07 and morn confessed on 9/17/09. If you are unable to at- tend, remember them and their families in your thoughts during April Janet Tracy is the Norwalk Representative on the War- ren County Child Abuse Prevention Council, 289- 7500. 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 (Mmaoml Day-Labor Day) Norwalk is a special place. And Norwalk Family Physicians has grown too, providing the warm, individualized care that your family deserves. Our five family medicine physicians are proud to serve our community and strive to deliver truly exceptional patient care. If you're a patient, thank you for allowing us to care for you. If you need a personal physician for you or your family, we invite you to stop by soon and meet our healthcare team. For more information or to make an appointment, please call 515-285-3200. Lori Miller, D.O., Patricia Newland, M.D., William Chase, M.D., Andrea Silvers, M.D. and, D.O. Norwalk Family Physicians 801 Colonial Circle Norwalk, Iowa 50211 515-285-3200 www.iowahealth.org/clinics iowahealth.org Methodist - Lutheran - Blank IOWA HEALTH - DES MOINES FAMILY IOWA METHODIST MEDICAL CENTER BLANK CHILDREN'S HOSPITAL i IOWA LUTHERAN HOSPITAL METHODIST WEST HOSPITAL JOHN STODDARD CANCER CENTER PHYSICIANS AND CLINICS Methodist Rummage Sale The Norwalk United Methodist Church is spon- soring their annual rum mage sale Friday, April 23, 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Satur- day, April 24, 8 a.m. to noon. An Early Bird Pre- view Sale will be Thurs- day, April 22, from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. Admission for the Early Bird Sale is $3. Throughout the sale pa- trons may "Fill a Bag" for $5. Some items are indi- viduallY priced. In addition to Saturday's rummage sale, the group is hosting an outdoor flea market. Con- tact Nancy at 210-6868 if you are interested in rent- ing space for the flea mar- ket for $10. Proceeds from the rum- mage sale and space rental will be used to sponsor youth mission trips to Kentucky and South Da- kota. Garden Club's Plant Sale Members of the Bevington Garden Club will hold their annual Plant Sale Saturda)5 May 8, from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. The event will be held at two locations: 906 Main Street in Norwalk and 8551 Hwy 28 in Martensdale. Customers may pre-or- der hanging baskets or fiats of flowers by calling Linda at 515-981-4884 or Sue at 515-577-3368. (NAPS)--Consumers want great quality, delicious taste and the perfect flavor-- three traits that bubble over with one special doctor, Dr Pepper. This year, the brand celebrates 125 years of suc- cess and continues to delight fans with its secret recipe of 23 unique flavors. Dr Pepper will continue to celebrate throughout the year through downloadable content on DrPepper.com and fan engagement through Facebook and Twitter. t For a well-prepared host, having staple ingredients i as Comstock or i such Wilderness Pie Filling on ; hand makes it possible to cre- :\\; ate dazzling meals easily. : ! Find great made-from- scratch recipes in a 48-page i cookbook, "Bake For the Cure , that supports ACH Food Companies' partner.- ship with Susan G. Komen for the Cure . Look for mail- in forms and recipes online at www.argostarch.com or www.bake forthecure.com.