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$ Norwalk Warriors I Official Publication for the Norwalk Community School District I Page Eight N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, July 10, 2014 Norwalk Athletic Booster Club Minutes May 28, 2014 Tim Stephany called the meeting to order at 6:48 p.m. There were eight people present at the meet- ing. Secretary's Report Minutes from the April meetin held on April 30, 2014, were reviewed. Mo- tion to accept the minutes was made by Matt Leek and seconded by Scot Meuler. Motion carried. Treasurer's Report Troy Downs reported that $40,000 was invested in five CDs of $8,000 each with laddered maturities of 1,2;3,4 and 5 years. When the one year CD matures, another $8,000 CD will be purchased with a five year matt+rity, as- suming no immediate need for those funds are needed at that time. With that approach, eventually all CDs will carry a five year maturity with one of the five coming due each year. Troy indicated that we are currently ruhning with $50,000 in the checking ac- count. Troy is going to move $20,000 of that money into the money market account. Motion to accept the .current financials was made by Darin Schreck and seconded by Matt Leek. Motion carried. Concession Report Mary Knickerbocker thanked the three boys and Coach Patterson for help- ing move the concession stand equipment to the baseball/softball field. Mary reported that the concession stand has been running smoothly during the baseball/softball games. Fhe funds from spring sports were limited due to cancellations of games, but she expects things to pick back up now that we are having nicer weather. Coaches Wish List BFS/Weightlifting Coach Patterson requested funds of $136.49 for lifting straps. Motion was made by Scot Meuler to accept the funding, seconded by Lori Vaske. Motion car- ried. Boys Baseball - Coach Wiedmann requested funds of $2,400 for uni- form pants. A motion to accept the funding was made by Lori Vaske, sec- onded by Matt Leek. Mo- tion carried. Membership Report Lori Vaske reported that we continue to get matching gifts. We are cur- rently $9,000 below where we were last year at this time. Athletic Directors Report Al Lammers reported that the new website for the Athletics/Activities Department went live on May 28. You can view the site at norwalkwarriors. org. A1 reported that the website is very functional and businesses can adver- tise at the site. We can also have a calendar for booster volunteers and donations right at the site. The website can also be ac- cessed from the school website. Public Relations Nancy LaVelle was not in attendaflce at tonight's meeting. Old Business Scot Meuler reported on the golf outing that will be held on August 23 at Warrior Run Golf Course. Scot and Matt Leek will be meeting with Matt Elliott and Mark Burke regarding the golf outing and the food details. Scot indi- cated that it will be a first come, first serve for regis- trations for the outing based on whether you want the morning or after- noon tee time. Scot asked that we start soliciting hole sponsors and raffle prizes in the coming weeks. We will plan to have a separate meeting in regards to all of the details for the outing. New Business Scot Meuler reported that he will no longer be on the booster board after the golf outing concludes. Tim thanked Scot for his ser- vice and asked Matt Leek if he would be interested in taking over the Presi- dent position, with his help, since Tim would also like to come off the board. Matt said that he would if Tim would help in with this in the coming year. The board brainstormed some possible replace- ments for Matt's Vice President and for Scot's fundraising positions. Sev- eral viable people were discussed and the board would talk with these people in the coming weeks. Adjournment Motion was made by Protecting Ash Trees From An Invasive Pest (NAPS)--There's good news for homeowners who have ash trees on their prop- erty. There is a simple way to protect this valuable tree. In addition to creating a beautiful landscape, the ben- efit from a mature, healthy ash tree is about $217 a year in increased property value, air quality, cooling in sum- mer, reduced heating costs and more, according to the National Tree Benefit Calculator. A simple injection can pro- tect ash trees from EAB, a particularly invasive pest. However, they can be vul- nerable to what some con- sider the most devastating of all invasive insect tree pests of the last 20 years-- the emerald ash borer (EAB), a beetle native to Asia that was introduced to North America in 2002". EAB lar- vae live under the bark of the ash tree and feed on_the tree's transport tissue, starving the tree of nutrients. EAB has already destroyed tens of millions of trees. In fact, most trees with EAB die in a few short years afar the onset of symptoms. Fortunately, one particu- lar trunk injection treatment from Arborjet, administered by a professional applicator, will protect ash trees against EAB for up to two years, in many cases even if the trees are currently under attack. Professionally applied trunk injection treatments cost a fraction of what tree removal and replacement does, which can be as much "as $1,000 per tree. Homeowners can look for a number of signs to identify EAB in ash trees, including a thinning canopy (upper lay- ers of leaves), branches sprouting low on the trunk, bark that peels eadily with lines appearing underneath, small D-shaped holes in the bark, and increased wood- pecker damage. For more information, visit www.arborjet.com, Troy Downs to adjourn the meeting, seconded by Darin Schreck. Motion car- ried. Meeting was ad- journed at 7:26 p.m. The next NABC meet- ing .will be held on Wednesda35 June 25, at 7 p.m. at the Norwalk High School Library. Respectfully Submitted, Stacy Rosonke, Secretary The yo-yo is believed to be the second-oldest toy in the world. The name yo-yo comes from a Fill- pino expression mean- ing "come come:' HERSHEY STATE TRACK MEET FINALS The Hershey State Track meet was held June 14 at Marshalltown. These participants ran earlier at the Norwalk local meet either April 25 or May 14 at the Norwalk High School track. Those who attended: Field Events Girls 9-10, Long Jump-Kami Johnson - Participant; Girls 13-14, Long Jump-Tarynn Rodman - 8th; Girls 9- 10, Softball Throw-Rachel Kelley - 4th; Gifts 11-12, Soft- ball Throw-Allison Krieder - 8th; Girls 11-12, Long Jump-Torin Lackman - 4th; Boys 11-12, Long Jump-TJ Thielen - 2nd; Boys 13-14, Long Jump-Jason Brooner - 7th; Boys 11-12, Softball Throw-Ben Clark - 1st; Boys 13-14, Softball Throw-Nate Lane - 4th Running Events Girls 9-10, 50m Dash-Jina Fraser - 15th; Girls 11-12, 100m Dash-Summer Onken - 15th; Girls 13-14, 100m Dash-Tarynn Rodman - 3rd; Girls 11-12, 200m Dash- Emily Kehoe - 6th; Girls 13-14, 200m Dash-Carlee Gassman - 2nd; Girls 11-12, 400m Dash-Emily Kehoe - 4th; Girls 11-12, 800m Run-Elise Wermerskirken - 2nd; Boys 9-10, 100m Dash-Keegan McKinney - 18th; Boys 11-12, 100m Dash-Caden Maher- 3rd; Boys 11-12, 200m Dash-Caden Maher -6th; Boys 11=12, 400m Dash-Ethan Carlson - 5th; Boys 11-12, 800m Run-Cole Tunender - 8th; Boys 13-1G 1600m Run-Zach Marker - 6th See pics p. 9 , A Tasteful (NAPS)--Great picnic food can do more tb~a~ fill your faro- fly's hunger to eat in the great outdoors--it can also make a difference in your community. Celebrity Chef Tyle~ Florence and Pringles~ Way To Give Back Multigrain are working together to make it easy for consumers to make a differ~ . ence with the "U Taste. We Donate" campaign. Enter the UPC code from any can through June 30, 2010, at www_PringlesMultigrain.cem and Pringles will donate one dollar to Share Our Strength, the leading organization work- ing to end childhood hunger in America. The company will donate up to $100,000, with a minimum of $75,000. Enter UPC codes between 3/15/10 and 6/30/10 to activate the donation. To spread the world, Tyler has created recipes that com- plement each new mouth- watering flavor of Pringles Multigrain: Truly Original, Creamy Ranch and Cheesy "Cheddar. The crisps are available at U.S. mass, gro- cery and drug retailers. Try this tasty recipe and go to www.Pringle sMultigrain. com for more ideas from I~ier. Picnic Sandwich With Pringles Truly Original Multigrain Yield: 4--6 sandwiches 1 high-quality artisan baguette 3 boneless, skinless chicken breasts 1 bottle BBQ sauce 1 can Pringles blultigrain Truly Original 8-12 iceberg lettuce leaves 1 tablespoon extra virgin olive oil 1 tablespoon red wine vinegar Potato salad: 1 lb small Yukon Gold potatoes 1 large egg Kosher salt bunch of sliced scallions, white and green parts I tablespoon drained capers cup mayonnaise 3 tablespoons Dijon mustard cup finely chopped dill pickles with cup of juice small red onion, chopped 1 tablespoon chopped, fresh fiat-leaf parsley Juice of lemon Freshly ground black pepper Toss chicken breasts with BBQ sauce and bake at 350" for 20 minutes or until an internal temper- ature of 105" has been achieved: Cool; slice and set aside. For the potato sala~ Put potatoes (skin on) and egg into saucepan of cold, salted water and bring to simmer. After 12 minutes, remove egg with a slotted spoon and let cool. Continue cooking potatoes about 3 minutes longer until knife can be poked through. Drain potatoes. Combine mayonnaise, mustard, pickles with juice, onion, scallions and capers,_Imrsley and lemon juice.in a large bowL Peel egg and grate into bowl. Peel potatoes and break up into rough chunks into bowL Toss to coat with the dressing. Season to taste with salt and pepper.. To assemble: Cut the baguette lengthwise and" drizzle with the olive oil and vinegar. Grill the bread until it has devel- oped a nice crust. Layer lettuce, then shingle the sliced chicken on the bot- tom half of the baguette and top with the potato salad. Place the top part of the bread onto the sandwich and slice+ Serve with a side of Pringles Mulfigrain Truly Original