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Thursday, August 7, 2014 N/Warren Town and County News Page Nine Norwalk Parks & Rec held a Vehicle Fair 'Tractors, Trucks and Cars That Go!" at the Norwalk High School parking lot Saturda July 26. The staff thanks those who donated vehicles for the youngsters to climb over and explore: Baker Implement for the John Deere tractor and grain cart; Gregg Young Chevy Dealership for the new cars and trucks; Norwalk Community School District for the school bus; City of Norwalk for the fire truck, ambulance, rescue truck, police car, backhoe, dump truck, grader, street sweeper; Norwalk Ready-Mix Concrete for a cement truck; Rex Ramsey for Tropical Sno, Norwalk High School Dance team for face painting; Randy Rudolf for the race car; Classic Chevy Club of Central IA (Richard White and JoAnn Miller, Tom and Barb Kline) and Gene and Charlene Wheeler for the antique cars. People's Choice Winner of the HomeShowExpo Photos submitted Youth Chevy Baseball Test Drive Fundraiser Photo submitted. The HomeShowExpo in Norwalk is over and the Home Builders Association of- Greater Des Moines has announced Neighborhood Builders as the People's Choice award winner for Home #1 along the tour. Located at 3043 Prairie Rose Drive, the Cape Cod-inspired home won top marks for aesthetic and functional features, including shake shingles, nautical light fixtures and white-washed floors throughout the 4,640 total square feet. The HomeShowExpo 2014 was a month-long showcase of the latest in technology and design features as seen in homes built by members of the Home Builders Asso- ciation of Greater Des Moines. More than 11,000 attendees toured the 11 luxury homes throughout the last three weekends in July. The HomeSh0wExpo 2015 will be in Ankeny at The Estates at Prairie Trail by DRA Properties. Visit www.dmhomeshow.com for more information. The Home Builders Association of Greater Des Moines is a nonprofit trade asso- ciation representing more than 500 members who employ more than 20,000 people in the Des Moines metropolitan area. HBA members include residential builders, remodelers and businesses related to the housing indus'try. Visit http:// www.desmoineshomebuilders.com/for complete information. Upper Iowa University at State Fair Nothing compares to the Iowa State Fair or tu- ition assistance. Upper Iowa University faculty and staff will be at the Iowa State Fair in Des Moines, August 7-17, to once again give away two one-year tuition awards and free classes to eligible participants. Now in its ninth year at the fair, UIU will host an informational and merchandise booth at the Varied Industries Building on the Iowa State Fairgrounds from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. each day of the fair. To be eligible for the one-year tuition awards to the Fayette campus, stu- dents must be 16 by Au- gust 17, 2014. Prospective UIU education center or online students may also register to win a free class. One free class will be awarded each day of the Iowa State Fair. See the full set of rules at http:// www.uiu.edu/fair/ rules.html. Upper Iowa University apparel will be sold at the booth for the first time courtesy of UIU's down- town Fayette retail store, Pavo Blue. UIU merchan- dise can also be purchased at http://www.pavoblue. COrn/. I Deadline for ads, I legals and stories I is Noon Friday! Gregg Young Chevy presented Dan Beermann, Norwalk Parks and Rec, with a $1,000 donation for the Youth Chevy Baseball test drive fundraiser and BBQ. It was presented during the 'Tractors, Trucks and Cars That Go!' vehicle fair Satur- day, July 26. Photo submitted. SUMMER READ APPRECIATION The Norwalk Easter Public Library wishes to express appreciation to all the people who gave time, talents and donations to the Summer Reading Program. Twenty-six businesses or individuals (listed below) contributed over $2,000 in donations or gift cards. A special thank you goes to the Lions Club of Norwalk, for hosting our Kick- off lunch and to City State Bank for donating the food. Thank you Cindy Gavin and Judy Corcoran for helping during the kick-off! With 1,383 registrations, participants enjoyed a variety of special events, exhibits and programs for all ages throughout the summer. Over 70 students volunteered to register, record and award prizes to participants. Of the adult participants, approxi- mately one in three won a gift certificate to one of 68 prizes. Another special thank you goes to City State Bank for sponsoring the Ghostbusters movie, the Grout Mu- seum and underwriting the Adult Author Luncheons. 50211 Salon and Spa, Bedwell Gardens, Casey's General Store, City State Bank, Fareway, Hamco Walker Paper, Haskin Chiropractic, Johnson Photography, Main Street Montessouri and Middle School, Medicap, Mike Pace, N/Warren Town and County News, Norwalk Family Dentistry, Norwalk Lions Club, Norwalk Parks & Recreation, Norwalk Ready Mix Concrete, Norwalk Vet Clinic, Optometic Associ- ates, Rolling Hills Golf Course, Rosco's, Scott's Foods, Standridge Group LLC, Sub- wa3 UnityPoint, Warrior Run Golf Course, Wendy's Ice Cream.