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Page Four N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, July 25, 2019 Pyper Cirksena Crowned Junior Miss Iowa Submitted by Renee Cirksena Pyper Jo Cirksena, 11, of Norwalk is the newly crowned Junior Miss Iowa. She was one of the many hopeful contestants competing for the title at the Muscatine Performing Arts Center on July 14. The pageant consists of five categories of competition: private interview, onstage question, talent, casual wear, and party dress. Along with being crowned Junior Miss Iowa, Pyper also received the top junior scores for interview and talent. Pyper is a sixth grader at Norwalk Middle School, and the daughter of Dean and Renee Cirksena of Norwalk. Pyper was excited to win the crown as this was her first pageant. Pyper's platform for the competition was Seeing the World Through Special Eyes, a focus on special needs. Pyper is anxious to spread her ideas of inclusion throughout Iowa during her year of serving as Junior Miss Iowa. In addition, she will make appearances at events around the state and participate in community service opportunities. As for her future, Pyper plans to go on to compete for Miss Iowa's Outstanding Teen when she is old enough. Successful Food Pantry Drive Submitted by Linda Bussanmus A food drive for the Norwalk Food Pantry, sponsored by the Norwalk Lions Club, was held at Fareway on Saturday, July 13th. Special thanks to Norwalk and surrounding communities for food and dollar donations. Boy Scout Troop 220, Fareway, Norwalk Food Pantry volunteers, Mary Ralls, Marty Bussanmus, and Lions members Siglinde Schuster, Sharon Burns, Andrea Johnson, Mary Sue Demerath, Alan Waugh, Jan Reece, Jim Jones, Vicki and John Dgaenais, Jim Watts, and Linda Bussanmas all helped with this successful event. Shown below are some of the many people who helped make this event happen, including Ian Wetzler, David Ralls, and Josh Murry, who are scouts with Boy Scout Troop 220 of Linn Grove Church, and are Life Scouts working towards their Eagle Scout ranks. Thank you to all who helped make this event possible. ililiiii!i!iii!iiiiiii!iiii New Warren County Tourism Efforts Underway: #WanderWarrenCounty WCEDC and Warren This committee, county. Follow the County Hometown Pride spearheaded by Warren facebook page and check have partnered with theCounty Hometown Pride, out the website to find Carlisle, Norwalk, and has launched the sample itineraries, Indianola Chambers of #WanderWarrenCounty tourism blog, and fun Commerce and other tourism campaign to things to do in Warren interested partiestoform spread the word about County! Learn more at a Warren County Tour- the amazing tourism www.wanderwarrencounty ism Committee. assets throughout the .corn -- p GLEESON constructors &engineers ON HELP NEEDED!! Gleeson is accepting applications for the following positions: Laborers starting at $17.00- $2020 Carpenters starting at $21.00- $25.00 Ironworkers starting at $21.00- $25.00 Concrete Finishers starting at $21.00- $25.00 Please apply online: www.gleesonllc.com Email Resume Directlv to: ptabbert@gleesonllc.com Apply in person at the jobsite trailer: Job site Trailer- (5!5) 344-8665 Superintendent- Brian Tabbert c/o: Michael Foods, Inc. 101 Delaware Street Norwalk, IA 50211 Gleeso Constructors & Engineers, LLC. is an equal opportunity employer. Gleeson Constructors & Engineers, LL.C. prohibits discrimination and assment of any type and affords equal employment opportunities to employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religionl sex, age, .ational origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Edencrest Fitness Classes Edencrest at The Legacy offers free fitness classes: a great way to improve your balance, energy and strength while getting to know your neighbors. Live 2 B Healthy@ instructors lead classes every Monday, Wednesday & Friday at 11:15 a.m. Class will last about 45 minutes. Live 2 B Healthy@ trainers are highly experienced with senior fitness. All ability levels are welcome. Everyone who attends the class can look forward to improving strength, balance and flexibility while improving mood and lowering stress. Please come out and try our exercise program. Edencrest at the Legacy is located at 2901 Cedar Street in Norwalk. Anyone ages 55 and up is welcome to join us for fitness classes. Let's all create a healthier life, and a happier you!