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OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER FOR NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT i!!!l!lu,!ltlll,p,R,l,ll,t l,lt!!i,I,l,'!t'i'i"t'!i'hJl' 9 Norwalk Warriors Vol. 51 No. 52 Norwalk, Iowa 50211 USPS No. 395-120 Phone 981-0406 email: news@norwalknewspaper.com Thursday, May 30, 2019 Library Summer Reading Program Kick Off Party Norwalk PTO Receives Grant From Warren County Philanthropic Partnership Make plans to attend the Norwalk Easter Public Library's Summer Reading Program Kick Off Party, on Friday May 31st, from 4:00-7:00 p.m. The 2019 Summer Reading Program is entitled A Universe of Stories, and babies through adults can earn prizes. Summer events for all ages will be held. The kick off party is the first time sign up will be available. There will be free ice cream, and kids' activities including bounce houses and crafts. Please contact the library for further information at 515- 981-0217. Norwalk Easter Public Library is located at 1051 North Avenue. Lunch In The Park Will Return for the Summer The Norwalk United Methodist Church will be offering a free Lunch In The Park every Friday this summer, June 7th through August 16th. Lunch will be served from 11-1 at the City Park, 907 North Avenue, each Friday, and includes free food, great games, and fun activities. All community members are welcome to join us. Call the church office with questions, 515-981-4251. Submitted by Amanda Fletcher Norwalk PTO is excited to be one of 22 recipients pick up process. We are proud that Warren County of a grant from the Warren County Philanthropic Philanthropic Partnership is partnering with Partnership in 2019. Norwalk PTO to provide this bus stop shelter for Norwalk PTO was awarded a grant for $4,441.50hundreds of elementary students who will use it to be used for a bus stop shelter, which was presented daily," said Amanda Fletcher, Vice President of at a reception May 7 at the Legacy Clubhouse in Norwalk PTO. Norwalk. Warren County Philanthropic Partnership has Warren County Philanthropic Partnership awarded served the county for nearly 15 years by awarding $108,465 in grants to organizations in Warren County grants to nonprofit organizations and assisting this year. Those grant dollars will be invested back citizens and nonprofit organizations in planning their into Warren County communities to complete projects charitable giving. To learn more about the community totaling more than half a million dollars, foundation efforts or contribute to Warren County "Norwalk PTO is thrilled to be the recipient of this Philanthropic Partnership's grant making process, grant to benefit Lakewood Elementary school. The visit www.warrencountypp.org. way the student pick up lanes at Lakewood arePictured are members of the Norwalk PTO Board structured, students do not have shelter while of Directors (left to right): Melissa Norem (Treasurer), waiting for their parents. With the recent winter and Tara Badger (President), Teresa Roof (Marketing spring weather we have had this year, school Chair), BetsyStursma (Fundraising Chair), Amanda administration became creative in figuring out a way Fletcher (Vice President), Michelle Hines (Vice to provide shelter for students during the after school President) and Angie Vandemark (Secretary). Mark Your Calendars to Attend Norwalk Music Fest Sunday, September 1st Norwalk Farmers Market is Open for the Season The Norwalk Farmers Market is open for the We're doing it again a day of music, fun and food It's not only going to be fun-family event, but a season! Shop weekly on Fridays from 4:00 p.m. to (and hopefully no rain) @ Warrior Run Golf Course. fund-raising event for community projects sponsored 7:00 p.m. in the Ace Hardware parking lot. Plan to join us for a full day of great live music by Norwalk Hometown Pride, including adding public performed by local entertainers. This year we will art, artistic bike racks at our new trail at Elizabeth Throughout the season, there will be local growers, have two stages to keep you entertained all day and Holland Park, a mural at Lil Hands Big Dreams Day farmers, artists, direct sales, bakers, and more. Don't night! You'll hear all genres. Dance on the grass. Care on North and Main, and the creation of a new miss it! The market will be open Friday evenings Enjoy popular local food vendors. Explore craft tents, landmark, the Warren County Veterans Memorial through October. Keep kids busy in the Michael Foods' Sponsored Kids' Park by the Freedom Rock. Plus FREE ADMISSION! For more information, call Chris Swisher at 515- Zone. Back by popular demand will be the GaGa pit, Watch for details this summer. Bring your chair or 745-4495, or check out the Norwalk Farmers Market the pop toss sponsored by Fareway, life size Jenga, a blanket and we'll see you outdoors at a lively music facebook page for the latest updates, dunk tank and so much more! scene Sunday, September 1st.