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/,.Im qmlnmlllll imlilmlnll Thursday, June 16, 2011 N/Warren Town and County News Page Five Torch Run A Success I ii ~1'1 I I DARE Golf Fundraiser " The Warren County Sheriff's Office and the Norwalk Police Department are hosting their 9th Annual DARE Golf Fundraiser. This is a four-person best shot held at Rolling Hills Golf Course south of Norwalk Frida July 8, starting at 5 p.m. The fee is $40 per person and includes golf, cart, as well as prizes for various hole events and door prizes and silent auction. Registrations are available at the Rolling Hills Golf Course, Warren County Sheriff's Of- rice, the Norwalk Police Department, as well as various businesses. Registrations are due at either the Warren County Sheriff's Office or the Norwalk Police Depart- Police Department, Warren County Attorney's Office and the Warren County Maintenance Department. The run went from the Court House to the Indianola Middle School where a BBQ lunch was enjoyed with runners/walk- ers, faculty and students. The Iowa Law Enforcement Torch Run was held statewide in May. Law Enforcement departments conducted local runs in various communities throughout Iowa, culminating with a Final Leg run from Des Moines to Ames. Law Enforcement participated at the opening ceremonies to welcome the Summer Games athletes. All proceeds raised for this event go towards athletes with intellectual disabilities. Photo submitted. Mineart Attends RE.O. Convention Libby Mineart, presi- dent and delegate from Chapter JJ of P.E.O., at- tended the 119th annual Convention of Iowa State Chapter P.E.O, Sisterhood held June 4-5, 2011, in Des Moines. With the theme, "The Power of Our Words," Jill Mortenson, Chapter OV, Cedar Falls, presided over 700 del- egates and visitors. Attendees participated in workshops and heard from recipients of P.E.O.'s six philanthropies and the Iowa P.E.O. Project Fund, Inc. The convention con- cluded with the installa- tion of the five 2011-2012 executive board officers. P.E.O. is a philanthropic organization where women celebrate 'the ad- vancement of women; educate women through scholarships, grants, awards, loans and stew- ardship of Cottey College; and motivate each other to achieve their highest aspi- rations. There are approxi- mately 6,000 chapters in the United States and Canada with nearly 250,000 members. P.E.O. is one of the pio- neer societies for women and was founded on Janu- ary 21, 1869 by seven young women at Iowa Wesleyan College in Mount Pleasant, Iowa. The P.E.O. Sisterhood is pas- sionate about its mission: promoting educational opportunities for women, including the Educational Loan Fund; International Peace Scholarship Fund; Program for Continuing Education; Scholar Awards; STAR Scholar- ship; and owner of Cottey College in Nevada, MO. P.E.O. is headquartered in Des Moines. Mineart is a graduate of Iowa Wesleyan College, where she was also a mem- ber of Pi Beta Phi, which was also founded at Iowa Wesleyan College. Her husband, Dave Mineart, also a graduate of Iowa Wesleyan College, served on the Alumni Board of Trustees for many years. The International Presi- dent of the P.E.O. Sister- hood, Liz Garrels, was Alumni Director for the college during Dave's ten- ure on the Alumni Board. Garrels was also a mem- ber of Pi Beta Phi and she and her husband, Richard, are good friends of the Minearts. Richard Garrels also graduated from Iowa Wesleyan College and both he and Dave Mineart were members of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity. I Deadline for ads, I legals and stories is Noon Friday! ren County Sheriff's Office at 961-1122 or Brad Criswell or Jayson Spurr at the Norwalk Police Department at 515-981-0666. All proceeds go to the Warren County Sheriff's Of- fice and Norwalk Police Department's DARE program. I Call 911 for emergencies ! 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 ~Iemo~l Day-Lalx~ Day) Dr. Je e Stumbaugh www.norwa!k-chiropractic. Sun B Chiropractic ....................................................................................................................................... w~ul .................. I After 4 p.m. Man.- Pot Roast Tues.- Beef & Noodles Wed. - Chicken Fried Steak Thurs. - Chicken & Noodles Fri.- Hot Beef Sandwich Sat.- Baby Back Ribs Family Value Meals Include Potato, Green Beans & Dinner Roll. 1031 Sunset Dr., Norwalk 981-1081 1037 5umsetDdve Norwalk email: norwalkinsuranc siicom www.norwalkinsumnce.om 515-981-04 or 515-981.4:293 .......... Faxs 98 ,s2 rr s 7 34 ) i ment by Friday, July 1, at 5 p.m. Registrations are lim- Wednesda May 18, the Warren County, Sheriff's Office hosted its annual Law Enforcement Torch Run for ited to the first 80 golfers. Special Olympics. Participating in this year s run were members of the Warren County Sheriff's Office, Norwalk For more information call Randy Spurr at the War-