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t Thursday, October 22, 2015 N/Warren Town and County News Page Seven Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program Applications will be taken starting November 1, 2015 for the 2015-2016 Low-In- come Home Energy Assistance Program. This program is funded by the Department of Health and Human Services through the Iowa Department of Human Rights/ DCAA, and has been established to help qualifying low-income Iowa homeowners and renters pay for a portion of their primary heating costs. The IMPACT Community Action Partnership, Warren County Center at 210 W 2nd Ave, Suite B, Indianola, IA will be taking applications from November 1, 2015 through April 30, 2016 (October 1 for households with elderly/disabled member). Applicants will need to furnish social security cards for all members of the house- hold, a copy of their most recent heating and electric bill, and proof of all household members" gross income for the past three months or for the past calendar year. The assistance is based on household income, household size, type of fuel, and other factors. Eligibility for participation is established according to the following federal in- come guidelines: INCOME MAXIMUMS Household LIHEAP Three Size Month Gross Income 1 $ 5,149 2 6,969 3 8,789 4 10,609 5 12,429 6 14,249 For households with more than six tional member. LIHEAP Annual Gross Income $ 20,598 27,878 35,158 42,438 56,998 64,278 members, add $1,820/$7,280 for each addi- 'This program is not designed to pay a household's total energy costs. The pro- gram will provide supplemental assistance based on several factors. Those factors include total household income, household size, dwelling type and type of heating fuel, among others.' Trunk or Treat You are invited to Trunk or Treat Friday, Oct. 30, from 5-7 p.m. at Norwalk United Methodist Church, 1801 Sunset Dr. Lunch & Learn Join the staff at O'Leary Funeral & Cremation Ser- vices - Celebration of Life Center in Norwalk Wednesday, Oct. 28, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m. for the quar- terly Lunch & Learn event. Guest speaker will be Kathy Fensterman, Direc- tor of Warren County Vet- erans Affairs. Following a free catered lunch, Kathy will give a short presentation about Veteran's benefits at the time of death. RSVP's are appreciated and will be accepted through Monda3 Oct. 26. Call Jeanne at 981- 0700 or email Jeanne@ olearyfs.com to make a reservation or for more in- formation. BLACK GOLD REALTY Building for Sale 1400 Sunset Drive,, Business is NOT for Sale. BUILDING ONLY! $95,000 Approximately 1,284 sq. ft. Lot: 90' x 142'; 12,780 sq. ft. Larry Hughes 515.681-6310 I IIII I I Veterans Care Fair Congressman David Young hopes you will join him at a Veterans Care Fair in Des Moines from 9 a.m.- I p.m. Saturday, Oct. 24 at The University of Iowa John and Mary Pappajohn Education Center. There will be something for ev- eryone, so go to www. davidyoung.house.gov to find out more! OFFICIAL PUBLICATION NOTICE OF ELECTION Family Bingo To Begin Norwalk Park and Rec and Norwalk Lions Club are working together to provide an enjoyable evening and an opportu- nity to play Bingowith family, friends and neigh- bors the first Sunday of the month from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Norwalk Easter Pubic Library. Bingo will be held on the following Sundays: November 1, December 6, In accordance with the provisions of Chapters 49 and 362, 2015 Code of Iowa, I, Traci VanderLinden, Commissioner of February 7 and March 6. Elections in and for the County of Warren, do hereby proclaim and give notice the Norwalk City Election will be held Norwalk Park and Rec- November 3, 2015 with the following offices to be filled by the vote of all ]ualified Electors of the City: reation and Norwalk Lions .== [ [ 0FFIGIAL E LLOTr , ,,y f f0n event.datesClUb sponsor the monthlYareOther December SundaYl,BingoFeb_ WarrenNovemberCOUntY,3, 201 ruary 3 and March 3. 1 Bingo cards are one for 01300 25 cents or three for 50 _F-- INSTRU ON$ TOVOTERS _ cents. Those attending are II1 U~g~ecclfad~!~k,~tltin0~eta~tr~tt0~ca~0rr~p0~0f~ar~lil~t~:~ asked to bring a snack to m[ :Tovotef avalidwri n ile:O per %:n e= eline pm ar d en share. For more informa- ; 11~ ntc~ llfyO" ~ a ~wblm~d~lyr~a~/MIIdy0" r~tenl~a~it~al~M" tion call Lions Club mem- bers Susan and Fred Leverman at 771-2259. I C y0tN0 a Coundl Four Year Term V~~ C Jack ~'-'E i dKuhl .... I David N Lester L3 ii SAMPLE B, LLOT _L7 I ( ................. Th9 .coiling places for the election are as ' s: Norwalk 1-2-3-4 - St John's Church. 72C -rd Hills Dr., Po"ir, g place is accessible to elderly ar~.-"l , - ~D voters. Th~ polls wiil be open from 7:00 a.m. un .:..m. Das~ this the 8th day of Oclober 2015 Norwalk Traci VanderLinden. Warren County Auditor and Commissioner of Elections Business Grant Contest Winners Warren County Eco- nomic Development Corp.'s second annual Warren County Small Business Grant contest has concluded. The contest began with approximately 20 applicants that were narrowed down to three finalists in two categories. The finalists presented their plans to a panel of judges at a contest event held at Simpson College on Friday the 9th of Octo- ber. Joe Doering from Out- side Scoop was awarded the Existing Business Grant of $6,000 and Rob- ert Bailey from Promark Glass won the Startup Business Grant of $3,000. Both businesses are lo- cated in Indianola, Iowa. The Outside Scoop's Joe Doering will be using the grant funding primarily to enhance curb appeal and facade improvements to his ice cream shop build- ing on Jefferson Way in Indianola. During Doering's presentation he announced plans to ex- pand outside seating op- tions, add a lit pergola awning to increase shade cover, add a new lighted sign, and completely over- haul the paint job of Out- side Scoop's exterior. Doering also announced expansion prospects for the future as well as pro- spective new partnership opportunities. Promark Glass will be using funds to help with startup costs for his busi- ness which provides glass and installation services for homes, businesses, and auto purposes. Bailey wishes to open up a shop in Indianola to base his business out of and use any additional funds for vehicle signage and mar- keting. The other participating finalists in the existing business category in- cluded O'Leary Funeral Home and Cremation Ser- vices- Celebration of Life Christmas Tree Sales at YMCA South Suburban YMCA Service Club volunteers will operate a Christmas tree lot at the South Suburban YMCA, 401 E. Army Post Road, most afternoons and evenings and all day Saturdays and Sundays. The lot will open Friday, Nov. 27, (the day after Thanksgiving) and will remain open until all trees are sold. Volunteers are always needed to help at the tree lot. If you would like to help, contact jlane@ esterinsurance.com, 515-249-5528 with questions. I Center in Norwalk, and The Iowa Distilling Com- pany in Cumming. The participating finalists in the start-up category in- cluded Family Tree Chiro- practic & Wellness Clinic in Cumming, and O'Brien Law, PLC in Indianola. The Warren County Small Business Grant Contest is a project of Warren County Economic Developmens Learn I Grow I Succeed smaU business support program. Learn more at www .wcedc.com/about-us/ leamgrowsucceed.html. Cover Crop Field Day Iowa Learning Farms, along with the Badger Creek Lake Watershed Project, the Iowa Cover Crop Working Group and farmer Jeff Koch, will host a cover crop field day Wednesda3 Nov. 4, from 10:30 a.m.-1 p.m. at the American Legion Post #403 Veterans Reception Center in Van Meter. The event is free and open to the public and includes a complimentary meal. Hosting the field day is Jeff Koch, a Dallas and Madison County farmer who has been using cover crops since 20iZ Koch is currently participating in a cover crop study with the Iowa Cover Crop Working Group that is looking at the effects of various cover crop mixes on soil health, water quality and crop yields. This year the plots were aerially seeded with a rye, rapeseed and radish mix September 11. Follow- ing the complimentary meal, Koch will lead a tour of his cover crop fields and address questions about using cover crops in his farming operation. The field day will be held at the American Le- gion Post #403 Veterans Reception Center located at 910 Main St., Van Meter. The workshop is free and open to the public, but res- ervations are suggested to ensure adequate space and food. Contact Liz Juchems at 515-294-5429 or email ilf@iastate.edu. For more information about Iowa Learning Farms, visit the website: http://www.extension. iastate.edu/ilf/. I USED CARS & AUTO REPAIR I 802 Sunset Drive, Norwalk 981-0649 I Serving the Norwalk Area since 1966.