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Page Two N/Warren Town and County News Thursday, August 22, 2019 Published Weekly on Thursdays By N/Warren Town and County News Established May 1968 P.O. Box 325, 1122 Main St. Ste. 1, Norwalk, IA 50211 515-981-0406 Steven F. Klein Publisher Sara Davis Interim Editor Annie Williamson Office Subscription Rates: $20 per year Single Copy 50 Senior Citizens & College Students $17 per year Residents outside Warren & Polk Co. - $26 per year ALL ADVERTISING AND NEWS MUST BE SUBMII-FED BY 12:00 PM NOON ON FRIDAY TO ENSURE PUBLICATION IN NEXT ISSUE We reserve the right to accept or refuse all advertising. Publisher reserves the right to cancel any advertisment at any time. Periodicals Postage Paid at Norwalk, Iowa & additional mailing offices Postmaster: Send Form 3579 to P.O. Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 Member of: National Newspaper Iowa Newspaper Association Association ohnemusconstruction@gmail.com 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! Norwalk Meals on Wheels Needs Drivers Meals on Wheels is a volunteer based program that serves Norwalk homebound with a hot, nutritious meal Monday-Friday from approximately 10:30am- 12:00pm. Volunteer drivers do more than just deliver meals, they are sometimes the only contact seniors have with other people during the weekdays. There are 2 routes and 2 volunteers needed each day, with each route only taking an hour or less. If you are interested in learning more about how you can help with this community program, please contact Norwalk Christian Church at 515-981-0176 or send an email to office@norwalkcc.org. SHIIP Offers Welcome to Medicare Seminar The Senior Health Insurance Information Program (SHIIP) provides assistance with understanding Medicare so people make informed decisions. SHIIP Services are free, unbiased, and confidential. Warren County SHIIP volunteers are having a Welcome to Medicare seminar Thursday, August 29th from 5:30-7:00 p.m. at the Indianola Activity Center (2204 West 2nd Avenue in Indianola). This free seminar covers all Medicare parts (A through D). Register by calling (515) 962-5375. Nominations Still Being Accepted for Family Physician of the Year Award Is your Family Physician the best of the best? Do they go above and beyond to care for their patients? Are they active in the community? Do you think they deserve the 2019 Family Physician on the Year Award? If so, we want to hear about them! The Iowa Academy of Family Physicians (IAFP) is seeking nominations for the 2019 Family Physician of the Year. Each year the IAFP awards one family physician the title "Family Physician of the Year" on the basis of outstanding service to patients and community, and devotion to Family Medicine. If you would like to nominate your family physician please send letters of nomination to the Iowa Academy describing why your family physician should receive the Family Physician of the Year Award. Nomination letters should be sent by September 2nd, 2019 to the Iowa Academy of Family Physicians, 100 E. Grand Ave Ste. 240, Des Moines, IA 50309 or emailed to kcox@iaafp.org. Exciting World War II Rescue the Subject of WCHS Meeting The August 27th Warren County Historical Society program will be the narration by Elodie Opstad of WCHS member Bob Davey's 10-day journey through Yugoslavia after he and the crew of his disabled plane parachuted down near a small village in the war- torn country. Under the protection of partisan troops the men were concealed and carefully moved to Belgrade and the protection of the American mission. Elodie has slides of the route the crew followed which she and her husband, Sandy, took during their trip to today's Bosnia and Serbia this last spring. The meeting will begin at 7:00 p.m. on the 27th, and is free and open to the public. The program will be in the museum building just off the southeast corner of the Warren County Fairgrounds, in Indianola. For more information call us at 515-961-8085, visit us on Thursdays 9-4 or Saturdays 9-noon, or check our web site at www.warrencounyhistory.org O'Leary Celebration of Life Center Every Occasion We are celebrating our 5th anniversary. Thank you, Norwalk, for all your support. We have served over 450 families and will continue to be here to help when the need arises. i i [I Eric E. O'Leary Owner & Director -Prearrangments -Caskets .Cremation Vaults & Urns Monuments & Markers Veteran Services Keepsakes & Jewelry Flowers & Gifts www.olearyfunerals.com 1020 Main Street, Norwalk (515) 981-0700 Our family helping your family by providing comfort, care, and compassion with our personal individualized assistance and planning. Have a news item for the paper? Send it to us by email at news@norwalk newspaper, cam Extra copies of the Norwalk paper can be purchased at Casey's, Kum & Go, Git-N- Go, and Fareway. Events at Norwalk Easter Public Library 1051 North Avenue 515-981-0217 There will be no Story Times through the month of August. They will pick up again on their normal times and dates in September. The Iowa Junior Duck Stamp contest winners will be displayed at the Library through the month of August. Stop in and take a look!