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Thursday, May 20, 2010 N/Warren Town and County News Page Five I Norwalk 4-H All Stars The regular meeting of the Norwalk 4-H All Stars was held on May 2, 2010, at the Norwalk Public Library. The meeting was called to order by President Dannica Larson at 6:00 PM. Sara Bennett led the Pledge of Alle- giance. Roll call was answered by 8 members, stating their favorite flower. For old business, recognition certifi- cates and stickers were handed out. For new business, we discussed making a planter for the fair, and the achievement show scheduled for our next meeting. We will also make our booth decorations for the Warren County Fair. Alexis Minson demonstrated how to make Scotcheroos. Treats were provided by Alexis Minson, Sara Bennett, and Erin Bunce. All members present participated in our club project, making peanut butter pinecone birdfeeders. /s/Alex Bennett, Secretary Alexis Minson told us how to make Scotcheroos. Photo submitted. In order to keep a true perspective of one's importance, everyone should have a dog that will worship him and a cat that will ignore him. -Dereke Bruce ClOt" NOTICEABLY NORWALK. PROCLAMATION National Police Week Proclamation May 9 - 15, 2010 To recognize National Police Week 2010 and to honor the services and sacrifice of those in law enforcement officers killed in the line of duty-while proteoting our communities and safeguarding our democracy Vc'HEREAS, there are approximately 900.000 law enforcement officers serving in com- munities a~ose the United States, including the dedicated members of the NORWALK POLICE DEPARTMENT; and, WHEREAS, some 60,000 assaults against law enforcement officers are reported each year, resulting in approximately 16,000 injuries; and, WHEREAS, since the first recorded death in 1792, nearly 19,000 law enforcement offi- cers in the United States have made the ultimate sacrifice and been killed in the line of duty, including 135 members of the Iowa Law Enforcement community; and, WHEREAS, the names of these dedicated public servants are engraved on the walls of the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial in Washington, D.C.; and, WHEREAS, 324 new names of fallen heroes are being added to the National Law En- forcement Officers Memorial this spring, including 116ofcers killed in 2009 and 208 ofcere ]~lied in previous years; and, WHEREAS, the service and sacrifice of all officers killed in the line of duty will be hon- ored during the National Law Enforcement Officers Memorial Fund's 22nd Annual CandIelight Vigil, on the evening of Thureday, May 13, 2010; and, WHEREAS, the Candlelight Vigil is part of National Police Week, which takes place this year on May 9--15; and, WHEREAS, May 15, 2010 is designated as Peace Officers Memorial Day, in honor of fallen officers and their families; and, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED, that the City of Norwalk formally designates May 9---15, 2010, as Police Week in the City of Norwalk, and publicly salutes the service of law en- forcement officers in our community and in communities across the nation. IN WITNESS WHEREOF, I have hereunto set my hand and caused to be affixed the Official Seal of our City this 6th of May, 2010. "[")Obtt2 ]~lCwc_c "; Doug Pmrce, Mayor Attest: k'~e-~ ~0~{e~ V Jeff Rosien, City Clerk City of Norwalk, 705 North Avenue, Norwalk, IA 50211 (515) 981-0228 .SOCIAL ] United Methodist Church WE CAN Food Drive During the month of May, Linn Grove United Methodist Church joined with 40 churches across the Des Moines metro area in gathering more than 59,000 items of food for area food pantries. The WE CAN effort is in recognition of the 29,000 children worldwide who die of hunger every day. The items gathered at Linn Grove United Methodist Church were contributed to the Norwalk Food Pantry. The Linn Grove congregation appreciates Scott's Foods and l areway for their generous support. Memorial Run Fundraiser For Megan Davis A Memorial Run Fundraiser is being planned in memory of Megan Marie Davis, who Upcoming programs fishing license is not re- with Warren County Con- quired for participants servation Board are as fol- (adults and children) at lows: Kid's Fish Day. Star Party, Saturday, Wild Women of the May 22, 9 p.m., Annett Woods, Saturday, June19, Nature Center (ANC) - 8 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Annett Turn your eyes to the sky Nature Center-Would you to view the moon, Saturn like to meet other women and Mars. Local astrono- with similar interests, at- mers will provide tele- tend classes to learn new scopes. All ages welcome, skills and enhance older Kids Fish Day, Satur- ones, or just kick back in day, June 5, 8 a.m.-11:30 the great outdoors? Then a.m., Annett Nature Cen- this is the event for you. ter-Come catch thelunkers Grab your hiking boots of Lester Pond. Iowa resi- and get ready for an excit- dents do not need a fish- ing day in the outdoors. ing license to participate in With ten sessions to this workshop, so bring choose from, the hardest the kids out and stay your- part will be deciding self to learn the art of fish- which to attend. Women ing. Participants will learn ages 14 and older are in- the proper way to tie vited to participate in this knots, cast and fish safely, event. Bring along your There will be awards and best friend, sister, morn- door prizes given out as even your daughter-to join well as a hot dog luncheon in the fun. Pre-registration following the fishing. If required. Fee: $40 (in- you bring a plain t-shirt we dudes Wild Women of the will also decorate it with a Woods tote, all activity op- special design while you tions, breakfast and fish. It's FREE-join us. A lunch). Call Missy at 515- 961-6169 ext. 25 or check out warrenccb.org for de- tails and registration form. The Annett Nature Cen- ter is located five miles south of Indianola. Travel four miles south on Hwy 65/69 and look for the Annett Nature Center signs. From there turn west on G-58 to Lake Ahquabi and then turn north on 118th Ave. The ANC is on the east side of the road. For more infor- mation contact the ANC at Lynn Karnatz 515-961-6169. Retirement Open House was killed in an automo- For Karnatz bile accident last year. You are invited to an The event will be held open house to celebrate Saturday, June 26, begin- the retirement of Lynn ning at Rudy's Bar and Karnatz, who has done in- Grill, 804 Main St. in home daycare for 38 years, Norwalk. The run will end including 35 years in her at the Main Gate, E. 30th Norwalk home. The event and Grand. will be held Saturda3 June Coordinators of the run 5, from 5 to 8 p.m. at the are Donna Cord, 515-779- Club House at Country- 7917 and Tommy Spieker, side Golf Course. 515-577-9517. Hosting the celebration Memorial Run T-shirts is Lynn's husband, Ron, are $12 and raffle tickets and their sons and family: for prizes are six for $5 or Matt and -.Erin and $1 each. Food will be avail- Michael, Mark and Crystal able at $6 a plate. Checks and Rylie and Halle. Light should be made payable to refreshments will be "The Southside Cares Or- served. They request no ganizations", gifts, please. All proceeds will be The family request that used for Megan's final rest- this invitation be passed ing place, on to all of "Lynn's kids". Angel Food M/nistrtes Quality Food At Half the Price! (au quaray) Through Crossroads Church Norwalk www.2thecrossroads.com 515-287-8580 1 Wally Dogs & Ice Concession- New location: Between Lane Insurance & Stover Photography Building FEATURING 1/4 Beef Hot Dogs - Polish Dogs Grilled Brats Basket Hamburger & Cheese Basket w/chips Tacos and Walking Tacos Snow Cones Ice C?eam (Waffle & Cone) Rootbeer Floats Try Our Wally Cakes! 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