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Thursday, October 9, 2014 \\; N/Warren Town and County News Page Five ALS BUCKET CHALLENGE The new teachers for the Norwalk Middle School were challenged by principal, Beth Ward, to complete the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge recently. Students donated over $100 for the cause and were able to put their names in a drawing to be able to dump the ice water on a teacher. Fortunately, it was a warm day and the teachers and students enjoyed participating in the wonderful cause. Photos submitted. In Australia, the No.1 topping for pizza is eggs. B2B Salon 5921 SE 14th Street, Suite 1800 : ':bes Moines, Iowa ~ 515-287-1500 Tu6sday-Friday ~ 9am to 7pm ; Saturday - 9am to 5pm Snday - llam to 5pm , : Walk-ins Welcome OOK[ NOTES I (NAPS)--Doing yot. home- work before you retire can mean more happiness after you retire. That's the word from Stan Hinden. His best- selling "How to Retire Happy, Fourth Edition" (McGraw- Hill) is available online and where books are sol& To learn more, you can visit www. mhprofessional.com. I CHURCH and SOCIAL 1 State Fairgrounds 5K Adventure to the Iowa State Fairgrounds Sunda) Nov. 2, for the 8th annual Fairgrounds 5K, presented by West Bank. Runners, joggers and walkers can experience the Fair- grounds' park-like setting without the hustle and bustle of the Fair. Nothing compares to an Iowa State Fair corndog and this is your chance to enjoy one "guilt free." The 5K run's scenic race route will take you down the Grand Concourse, around the livestock barns and through the hills of the Campgrounds. Runners will see current projects on the Fairgrounds with the continued renovation of the Youth Inn and con- struction on the new MidAmerican Energy stage. Awards will be given to winners in differ- ent age groups and to the overall male and female finishers. Registration is $20 before October 20, $30 from October 20-28 and $40 on race day. Entry fee includes a t-shirt and goodie bag. Fair-lovers can also par- ticipate in the one mile walk. Take a nice stroll through the beautiful Fair- grounds. All participants in the walk will be entered into a drawing for addi- tional prizes. Registration for the walk is also $20. The 5K event is for the entire family. Kids are able to participate in the Chase the Cow Kids' Run. All kids will receive a partici- pation ribbon and a t-shirt for the $5 registration fee. To make it even more fun, kids will chase a cow mas- cot to the finish line! Online registration for the Fairgrounds 5K is ' available at www.Blue , RibbonFoundation.org. For, 4"no r e "n formation about the Fairgrounds 5K or the Blue Ribbon Foun- dation, visit our website or call 515-262-3111 Ext. 675. COVERED BRIDGE FESTIVAL October 11-12, the 45th Anniversary of the Madi- son County Covered Bridge Festival will be cel- ebrated in Winterset, with the theme "Timeless Trea- sures." The six remaining covered bridges, some over 140 years old, are cen- ter stage during this much- loved community festival and celebration. The Festival runs from 9 a.m.-5 p.m. daily on the courthouse lawn in down- town Winterset. Entry to the festival grounds is $2 each day with children ages 11 and under being free. Parking is free with shuttle services to outlying lots and various other Fes- tival venues. Guests to the Covered Bridge Festival will enjoy old-fashioned demonstra- tions including sheep shearing, woodcarving, jewelry and pottery mak- ing. A quilt show, car show, Spelling Bee, festival food, plus two live enter: tainment stages offer something for everyone to enjoy. Horse and carriage rides through the Winterset City Park are available as well as scavem ger hunts, a re-enacted civil war battle and court- house tours. A collectable coin is struck each year com- memorating local historic structure. This year the North River School is fea- tured, which many Madi- son County residents re- member fondly and housed lessons from 1874- 1945. Local artist Kristy Hoefing provided original artwork for the coin. For more information,; call the Madison County Chamber of Commerce at 515-462-1185 or visit the website: www.Madis0n County.com. X-X- The body says what Words cannot. -Martha Graham The MarshaHs In Concert The Marshalls, a mixed gospel music trio based in eastern Iowa, will be in concert at Grand View Lutheran Church, 2930 E. 13th St., Des Moines, Sun- da) Oct. 26, at 3 p.m. Their most recent project fea- tures sacred music with a big band sound. A freewill offering will be taken and light refresh- ments will be served. This is part of the LaVern and Evelyn Larson Concert Se- ries. Everyone is welcome. Farm Program Meeting Warren County Exten- sion and Outreach will partner with Jayne Ruble, , County Executive Direc- tor, USDA FsA for Warren County, in a Finalizing ARC PLC Decisions meet- ing at Farm Bureau in In- dianola Friday, Nov. 21, beginning at 1 p.m. War- ren County FSA represen- tatives will be available to discuss policies, proce- dures and the FSA forms required. This meeting is de- signed to help farmers, landowners and other agri-business profession- als with issues related to the pending update, elec- tion and enrollment deci- sions for the new five-year farm program. In addition, participants will learn more about ARC PLC reg- ulations, procedures and FSA forms. The meetings will feature the ARC PLC online calculators to help with decision-making and estimating potential annu- al ARC PLC payments for 2014 through 2018. The meeting will last approximately 2 V2 hours. While open to the public, registration is encouraged 48 hours before the meet- ing. Refreshments will be served. To register contact Warren County Extension and Outreach at 515-961- 6237. It's important to choose a pharmacist as carefully as ou choose a physician. Medicine can heal and improve thequality of life. Stephanie Fenster, PharmD is your local Medicap pharmacist and your medication expert. We are happy to answer all your prescription and over:the-counter (OTC) medications questions. We also offer medication reviews, compliance packaging and more to hel you feel your best. Come See Us Today/ MEDICAP PHARMACY 2521 Sunset Dr. Norwalk- 285-2026. Hours: M-F 8:30-6:30, Sat. 9-1:30