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Page Ten N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, June 13, 2013 Norwalk Middle School Volunteers for the Meals from the Heartland During the school year, Briley Sodergren, a 6th grader, asked Principal Beth Ward if the Norwalk Middle School could participate in volunteering to prepare meals from "Meals From the Heartland." As the year progressed, the plans were made with the local organization and Sodergren's wish came true. Tuesday May 28, all 6th and 7th graders helped to package over 15,700 packets of food in just two hours. The students enjoyed the activity and have already requested to do it again next year. When Sodergren was asked why it was so important to do this, she replied, "I wanted tohelp people that are going hungry in the world." This was an excellent opporttmity for students to understand the hunger issues that plague the world and know that they can help in a small way. Ms. Ward was very complimentary on the students, staff and volunteers from the organization. She said, "I loved seeing our students take an active role in helping out so many others less fortunate than us." Briley Sodergren, a 6th grader, was instrumental in organizing the Meals from the Heartland. This is the set up for the meals. They contain rice, soy protein, dried vegetables, vitamins and minerals. is a full commercial printer. *Flyers *Letterhead *Envelopes *Brochures *Magazines *Newsletters *Books, etc. Call for a free estimate! Photo Printing, Inc. 210 S. 1st St., Carlisle, IA 50047 515-989-3251 Seventh grade students are packing the meals. These are some of the boxes the students filled with the over 15,700 meals. An ostrich egg can yield as many as 11 average- size omelettes. Sixth grade students are packaging the meals. Students are preparing to start packaging the meals. Photos submitted. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 Deadline for ads, legals and stories is Noon Friday! inic Every Thursday 6 - 8 pm Patient registration begins at 5:45 pm. with last patient registration at 7 p.m Crossroads Church, 2601 Border St., Norwalk 515-287-8580 www.2thecrossroads.com Illness/Minor Injury, Well Child Exams (no vaccines), School/Sports Physicals, Lead Testing, Adult Tetanus Shots, Chiropractic, Patient Assistance, Program Enrollment, Diabetes-Blood Glucose Testing, High Blood Pressure Testing First Come First Served. No Appointments Necessary. No Cost. In-Kind Donations Accepted. A Volunteer Healthcare Network (NAPS)--"Vegetables, fruits, whole grains, low-fat dairy products and lean-pro- tein foods contain the nutri: ents you need without too many calories," says regis- tered dietitian and Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics (for- merly the American Dietetic Association) spokesperson Andrea Giancoli. Learn more at www.eatright.org. *** According to Registered Dietitian Tamara Freuman, "Cultured dairy products-- such as yogurts and kefirs-- are convenient vehicles for delivering probiotics." She recommends easily digested kefir from Redwood Hill Farm and Green Valley Or- ganics Lactose Free. For keEr recipes, visit www.Redwood Hill.corn and www.Green ValleyLactoseFree.com. Busy couples don't have to let hectic schedules interfere with a great date night. With the help of Italy's No. 1-sell- ing frozen pizza, Ristorante by Dr. Oetker, you can bring home a slice of romance. Learn more at www.oetker.us. Call 911 for emergencies!