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Thursday, April 24, 2014 N/Warren Town and County News Page Seven Leadership ClaSs cent tax deduction. Funds from the endowment are distributed by WCPP through requests from the county or cities within the county who need money for trail maintenance. To kick-off the fundraising for the endow- ment, the Class of 2014 is joining The Night Ride, the Third Annual Rotary Ride Across Warren County bi- cycle ride May 10 in Indianola. The ride begins at 4 p.m. at The Brickhouse Tavern on the Indianola Square - riders peda! to Summerset Winery and back, with" the ride ending at The Brickhouse with live music and an auction. Proceeds from the regis- tration and auction benefit the endowment. For more information or to register, visit www.indianola rotary.org or www.Bike Iowa.com. Individuals may con- tribute to the endowment through a direct donation or by naming the endow- ment in a will. Businesses and financial institutions can make donations and The 2014 Class of the Warren County Leader- ship Institute (WCLI) has announced the creation of the Warren County Trails Endowment Fund. Each year, the WCLI class selects a project in the community, vhich class members work on to- gether, and this year the class chose to develop this endowment as a long-term option for maintaining the more than 35 miles of trails throughout the county. In addition to normal wear and tear, damage from a single storm can cause a washout of an area of trail that puts a strain on the maintenance budget. The class hopes the endow- ment will ease this strain on the budget. The endowment is a partnership with Warren County Philanthropic Partnership (WCPP), ari affiliate of the charitable foundation Community Foundation of Greater Des Moines, which allows do- nors to take advantage of the Endow Iowa tax de- ductible benefits, a 25 per- -- BAMBINO'S RESTAURANT Same classic taste now at 2025 Grand Ave.. West Des Moines Tues.-Fd., 11 a.m. to close; Sat., 4 p.m. to close *Tuesday Evening Special Chicken Dinner $9.95 *Wednesday Evening Special 1/2 off any size pizza *Lunch Menu 225-4842 service organizations and clubs can contribute fundraising dollars to the endowment. To contrib- ute to the Endowment, checks (made payable to Warren County Trails En- dowment) may be mailed to Warren County Philan- thropic Partnership at P.O. Box 218, lndianola, IA 50125. Contributions may also be made at desmoines foundation.org/warren countytrails. For more in- formation, email warren countytrails@ gmail.com or visit the Warren County Trails Endowment Face- book page. Success At Norwalk Nursing & Rehab We are so proud of you, Dorothy Wallace! Your hard work at Norwalk Nursing and Rehab during your skilled visit paid off and now you are home! Bike Ride Around County Rotary Club of Indianola will host The Night Ride - .............. Indianola's OTHER Bike Night - at 4 p.m. Saturday, May 10. Sponsored by Exile Brewing Co., the ride is the Third Annual Rotary Ride Across Warren. County (RAW), which benefits local service projects. The ride begins at 4 p.m. at The Brickhouse on the Indianola Square, proceeds to Summerset Winery and back, or riders can continue to Carlisle and back. The ride ends at The Brickhouse, where there will be live music and a silent auction. This year Rotary is partnering with FIT - Friends of the Indianola Trails, the Indianota Mayor's Youth Coun- cil and the Warren County Leadership Institute Class of 2014 to make the ride a reality. FIT will provide trans- portation for riders who become too tired to return to the Brickhouse, the youth council will help with the auction and signage and the WCLI class will also help with the auction. Proceeds from the registration and the auction go toward local service projects, including the WCLI Class of 2014 project, the Warren County Trails Endowment Fund. The endowment helps with mainte- nance costs on the county's trails. For more information or to register, visit www.indianolarotary.org or www.BikeIowa.com. After a short skilled stay at Norwalk Nursing and Rehab, Karl Knoll is back home and doing what he enjoys. Great job, Karl! Photos submitted. Upper Iowa Summer Courses Registration is under way for Upper Iowa Uni- versity accelerated sum- mer courses. The five- week courses are offered to all students and include spending one week study- 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. to Jordan Creek, downtown, and the airport! ing at the UIU main cam- pus in Fayette. The hybrid format of the accelerated summer courses requires students to spend two weeks work- ing online to prepare for their one week on-campus experience and then to work online for an addi- tional two weeks to com- plete the course. While on campus, learners will have the opportunity to work with faculty who bring both academic and practi- cal experience to the class- room as well as network- ing with other learners. Courses are held in two summer sessions: June 30- August 1 and Jul: 7 to August 8. For course details and information on tuition and housing, visit www. uiu.edu/accelerated. To register, call 800-553-4150, email info@uiu.edu. 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