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Thursday, August 1, 2013 N/Warren Town and County News I Page Seven BUSINESS New Foods at State Fair "Happiness Is" new Fair foods and treats set to make their debut at the 2013 Iowa State Fair, August 8-18. The fresh menu offerings join the list of nearly 200 food choices available throughout the Fairgrounds. Ten additional new foods will join the eight previ- ously announced items that were part of the Fair's new food contest. Those eight foods, all served on-a-stick, include Shrimp Corndog, Strawberry Smoothie, Bacon Wrapped Riblet, Sweet Corn Corndog, Deep Fried Brownie, Coconut Mountain, Rib Shack Cowboy and Soft Salted Chocolate-Dipped Almond Pretzel. Other new foods include Carmel Apple Funnel Cake at Westmorland Concessions, Strawberry Funnel Cake at Westmorland Concessions, Maple Bacon Funnel Cake at The Best Around Concessions, Jalapeno Cheese Corndog at Campbell's Concessions, Fresh Tenderloin Sandwich at Chuckie's Tenderloins, Bratwurst on a Pret- zel Bun at Arnold's Concessions, Cajun Flavored Cheese Curds at Brad and Harry's Cheese Curds, Deep Fried Prairie Oysters at Cattleman's Beef Quarters, Fresh Wood Oven Pizza at Parlo Pizza and Graham Champion Fair Square at the northwest corner of the Administration Building. Visit www.iowastatefair.org/fair-attractions/food for the complete list of new Fair foods, as well as a list of healthy and gluten-free options and vendor locations. "Nothing Compares" to the Iowa State Fair set Au- gust 8-18, 2013. Save money on advance admission tick- ets now through August 7 (while supplies last). For more information, call 800-545-FAIR or visit iowastatefair.org. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! AIB Adds New Programs AIB College of Business in Des Moines, an inde- pendent, nonprofit institu- tion, has announced that it is expanding its curricu- lum through the offering of five additional bachelor of science degrees, begin- ning in the Fall term of the 2014-2015 academic year. The new bachelor's de- grees include Financial Services and Planning; Human Resources Man- agement; Marketing; Event, Hospitality and Tourism Management and General Studies. AIB currently offers bachelor's degrees in Ac- counting, Business Ad- ministration, Contempo- rary Business Communi- cations and Sports and Event Management. Two new minors- Mar- keting and Human Re- sources Management - also will be added to AIB's curriculum in 2014. Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PO Box 325 N, orwalk, IA 50211 Now Accepting Applications NORWALK 2 APARTMENTS 1, 2 Bedrooms, Newly Remodeled, Community Center, 24-7 Maintenance Rental Assistance Available 515-210-8983 www.National-Management.com ( This instJtulJon is an Equal Opportunity Provider and Employer. Before settling on the name of TinyTim for his character in "A Christmas Carol,' three other alliter- ative names were consid- ered by Charles Dickens. They were Little Larry, Puny Pete and Small Sam. NORWAU( TIREOAUTO CENTER If you have a push mower, a riding lawn mower, tractor, tiller, chipper, chain saw, or weed eater that needs fixing bring it in and let our professionals take care of it for you. Our Services Include: Starting Issues . Mechanical Repairs Electrical ., Welding Blade Sharpening And Much, Much MORE! 1010 Sunset Dr., Hwy. 28 Norwalk, IA 50211 REVIEW )'., Wildwood Hills Ranch Receives $5,000 Pictured with the children who attend the Wildwood Hills Ranch camp, back row, left to right: Rob Kramer, team leader; Jonathan Winn, team leader; A1 Lorenzen, CEO; Scott Greenfield, Monsanto geographic marketing manager for Iowa; Casey Tiedman, team leader and Matt Moeckl, Executive Director of Community Out- reach. Photos submitted. A check was presented to Wildwood Hills Ranch in St. Charles by the Ankeny Monsanto site to help fund an educational garden. The $5,000 grant was awarded during a check presentation Tues- day, July 16. Structured activities for children offer opportuni- ties to learn leadership roles and responsibility. Thanks to the Ankeny Monsanto site, the Wild- wood Hills Ranch will now be able to create a gar- den that will serve as an educational tool for camp- ers, using the $5,000 grant from the Monsanto Fund. The organization, a nonprofit in Saint Charles, gives at-risk and disadvan- taged kids the opportunity to enjoy camp programs. Wildwood Hills Ranch will utilize the grant to plant a garden at the ranch, which will serve as an edu- cational tool to teach campers grower responsi- bilities, as well as about healthy food options. By selling the produce at the Des Moines Farmers' Mar- ket, campers also will gain entrepreneurial skills. "Kids from across the state are offered hope and love while being chal- lenged to grow into lead- ers and people of integ- rity," said Ke!sey Smith, Wildwood Hills Ranch's director of annual fund and communication. "These kids want to con- tribute to the communities in which they live." "This facility works with kids from throughout the state and is only funded by donations, said Scott Greenfield, Monsanto geographic marketing manager for Iowa. "I worked with them briefly last year support- ing a fundraising event, but this is a new relation- ship between our site and this organization that we hope to expand upon." This is the first year Wildwood Hills Ranch has been nominated for a Monsanto Fund grant. This year, the Monsanto Fund awarded 127 site grants to nonprofit organi- zations in 26 states. In Iowa alone, 23 site grants were awarded and totaled $204,795. The Monsanto Fund continues to provide support to organizations, such as Wildwood Hills Ranch, to help strengthen communities where farm- ers and Monsanto employ- ees live and work. The Monsanto Fund, the philanthropic arm of the Monsanto Company, is a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening the farm communities where farmers and Mon- santo Company employ- ees live and work. Visit the Monsanto Fund atwww.mo nsantof und.org. School Supplies Available Red Rock Community Action Program Inc., War- ren County Center at 1009 S. Jefferson, Ste. 1, Indianola, will have school supplies available to low income fami- lies beginning Tuesday, Aug. 6. Just stop by the office. At the age of four with paper hats and wooden swords we're all generals. Only some of us never grow out of it. -Peter Ustinov S TA N D R I E G R O U P LEADERS IN COMMUNICATION SOLUTIONS N. NEWTON STANDRIDGE (515) 229-5310 www. STAND R! DGEG ROUP.COM 1304 Skylane Drive, Norwalk, IA 50211 PRINTING AND PROMOTION providing solutions for print, design and specialties