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Thursday, October 2i, 2010 N/Warren Town and County News Page Seven ( Strengthen Your Community (NAPS)--According to a recent survey by Merchant Circle.corn, the largest online network of business owners, about 42 percent of local mer- chants believe the current economy is weaker now than 12 months ago. Improving your commu- nity is an important_part of rebuilding the economy and is easier than you may real- ize. Here are three ways you One reason to support local businesses is that they create new jobs in the community. can help your local commu- nity bounce back from the recession and thrive. Shop locally. Local shops create employment and self- employment; then these peo- ple spend in the local econ- omy. Research shows that for every $10 spent in an inde- pendent shop, $25 is gener- ated for the local economy. Volunteer. Check the local paper or websites such as VolunteerMatch.org to learn what you can do to help your local schools, libraries, char- ities and community centers. Staycation. Save travel expenses and strengthen your community by enjoying a staycation or weekend get- away at home. Discover all the local treasures including parks, museums, theaters and unique shops. An easy way to find busi- nesses in your community is through www.Merchant Circle.com, an online net- work of over 1.3 million local businesses. When you visit the site, you can search for businesses and service providers, get coupons, read reviews and learn about special events and offers. The MerchantCircle.com "Answers" service lets you get free expert advice from local businesses in your community and around the country. Call 911 for emerg.encies ! BUSINESS Norwalk Music Boosters Following are the Norwalk Music Boosters Minutes for the Thursda October 7, 2010 meeting held at the Norwalk High School band room, 7 p.m. Teacher Reports: High school: Nine band students are auditioning for All-State Marching Band performs at Valleyfest October 9 Marching Band performs at State Competition in Waukee and in Ankeny October 16. Indoor marching band concert with 8 t" grade band October 21 Choir rehearsals on-going for Madrigal dinner in November Middle School: 8 th grade choral festival combining ten schools will be hosted by Norwalk October 18. Volunteers are needed to provide a meal for directors and help serve students. 8 th grade band performs at half time during football game held at Simpson College on October 15. 6 th and 7 th grade band concert October 19. Mrs. Nielsen reported there are 54 students in the middle school show choir this year, the largest group ever. 6 th and 7 th grade vocal concert, October 25. Elementary: Eight students are auditioning for OPUS Boosters are purchasing tickets for all 4 th graders to attend the Des Moines Symphony. 5 th grade band concert October 28. Notable Donors Campaign: Deb Luzier reported that orders are coming in for wall tiles and seat name plates in the new auditorium. The last day to order will be May 1, 2011. Tami Frazer is working with corporations that may be interested in purchasing a wall tile. A table will be set up at each concert to hand out tile and name plate order forms. Fundraising Programs: Tracee Saltz volunteered to work with Cal's about a fundraising dinner in the spring. Discussion was held about Boosters selling Butterbraid Bread next spring as a band uniform fundraiser. Deb Luzier will work on setting up a Younker's Com- munity Day Fundraiser November 13. Discussion was held on several other fundraising ideas. Music boosters meeting dates for 2010-2011 school year: Thursday, Nov. 4, Tuesda Nov. 30, Tuesda3 Jan. 4, Thursda Feb. 3. No meeting in March. Tuesda3 April 5, Tuesda May 3. Treasurers Report - Available on request Next Meeting: Thursday, Nov. 4, 7 p.m., High School Band room. All are welcome. Respectfully submitted, Jodi Henke, 2009-2010 Secretary Semng BUFFET 5 - 8 p.m. TUESDAY & WEDNESDAY Salad Bar, Pasta Bar & Meat Item just $9.95! Full menu also available. Open: Tue. & Wed., 5-9; Thur. thru Sat,, 5-10 BAMBINO'S RESTAURANT 4221 South Orilla Rd. 981-9127 II Federal tax credits run out in April 2010 and interest rates are still at a landmark low. Call us today to talk about financing for a new home or refinancing your existing residence. Natmnal Bank Call Brad Fuller Midwest ,o...s.=l.olo, i6R bfullebmidwesLcom Disc Golf Tournament The 14 m annual Ankeny Worst-Best shot Disc Golf Tournament will be held Sunday, Oct. 31, at Heri- tage Park in Ankeny, East 1 t and Frisk. Registration is from 8 to 9 a.m. Players meeting will be at 9 a.m. with a Tee-Off time of 9:30. There will be a lunch break between rounds. Ankeny Leisure Ser- vice, Proflight Discs and Ankeny Disc Golf are the promoters of this tourna- ment. This tournament is played for fun and to raise money to buy a memorial bench to be placed in Heri- tage Park. The memorial bench is in honor of Joe Dolan who died this year while playing in the Summerfest Tournament. Each year the tournament has raised hundreds of dollars that is donated to a different charity each year. Players will play their partners' worst shot on the first round and then they will play their partners' best shot on the second round. There will be trophies through the top two places in all divisions. The divi- sions are Pro; Intermedi- ate; Advanced (men and women), Recreational, Advanced Masters and Grand Masters. Each player will pay a $15 en- try fee. There will be CTP prizes and ace fund. All ties will be broken by a putt-off. For more information contact Lance Coles at 515- 964-8028. E-mail lancea coles@msn.com or central iowadiscgolf@gmail.com 1106 SE Michael Dr., Anken34 IA 50021. A Freight Brokerage Company Nationwide Service for Vans, Reefers and Flatbed Trucks Call Elite when you want your shipments handled the right way. Craig Warfield 800-289-1240 KEMC, I race Cxlie REVI[iW ) Vincent Named To Iowa 4-H Foundation COMMITTED TO OUR CUSTOMERS AND OUR COMMUNITY. Gary Vincent The Iowa 4-H Foundation recently approved and welcomed seven new Trustees, including Warren County resident, Gary Vincent, at its annual meeting at the Extension 4-H Youth Building on the Iowa State University (ISU) campus in Ames. "vincent and his wife, Rosemary, live in Carlisle. He is an account executive for McCormick Company work- ing in agricultural public relations and marketing com- munications. He was a nine-year member of the Dutch Creek Flyers 4-H Club in Washington County and a leader for five years for the Carlisle Ridge Riders 4-H Club of Warren County. He has served two previous terms as a member of the Iowa 4-H Foundation Board of Trustees and has been a member of the golf tourna- ment fundraising committee for 11 years. Vincent's favorite 4-H memory is watching his chil- dren learn what it takes to achieve success and then to achieve that success. Vincent received his bachelor's degree from Iowa State University. !i iiii!i!ii!iil i i iiiii!iiiiilili!i!ii!iiiiii!i!!!!i i!iiiili!i!00!i!iii00ii00!i00!!00i00i Don't miss the end of the Energy Tax Credit! * 30% Tax Credit up to $1500! * Windows must be installed by Dec. 31, 2010! Don't Delay! : One of the best on the market! Made & Manufactured in Iowa! Call CHAD in NORWALK! 202-8439 3rd Annual Coat & Boot Drive .... During the month of October, !!!i Norwalk Chiropractic will be . collecting new snow boots (youth sizes 12-3) and new coats (youth :: sizes 7-12) for 0viatt Elementary  School in exchange for an exam and x-ray (if medically needed), i fill existing patients will receive a chiropractic manipulation in exchange for a new pair of snow boots or coat the entire month of October. Become a fan of Norwalk ;hiropractic on Facebook 1228 Sunset Drive, Suite B Norwalk ::i: 515.981,9208 , ; 515,981.1155 F MON., WB. & F. 9am-Noon & 2Dm-6om TUES. 7am.10a & No.4pm THU. 3pin-(iota Every other RDAY 9am*Nooe :::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::::: ,:.:::::::: =========================================================== ...:.:.:::::::,:.;:,:::::.:.::.:  /!!il ! tgH JIIIII/|N|MBIMIIIIIII' " "