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Thursday, November 3, 2011 N/Warren Town and County News Page Thirteen I BUSINESS REVIEVJ Groundbreaking Ceremony Held for Capital City Fruit A groundbreaking ceremony was held Wednesday, Oct. 26, for the new Capital City Fruit facility to be located on the north side of Norwalk. According to the Comito family, Capital City Fruit moved to Norwalk from Des Moines in 1982 and was a small produce company with 19 employees. The business, now a regiona! food distributor, has over 100 employees. The new facility, to be completed in 2012, will be 82,000 square feet and will offer room for expansion. The $11.4 million warehouse Will be the first construction in the newly developed area of Norwalk. Those present for the groundbreaking included representatives from the City of Norwalk, Norwalk Area Chamber of Commerce, Warren County Economic Development and members of the Norwalk community. Staffphoto byMary Lou Gray. HELP FIGHT MEDICARE WASTE, FRAUD AND ABUSE The Office of the In- spector General estimates that the Medicare program loses BILLIONS of dollars each year due to errors, fraud and abuse. tion. Volunteers involved in SMP will be influencing community awareness on Medicare waste, fraud and abuse and also have an We in Iowaai'e fort  impa:tt on the way our nate that most of our pro- viders are trusted people in our community. BUT, we still get reports of pro- viders that are dishonest and take advantage of Medicare dollars. Ex- amples in Iowa have been a physician who was up coding procedures, a home health care agency that billed Medicare for services that were never provided and Durable Medical Equipment com- panies sending supplies that were not ordered and billing Medicare for them. Medicare is being drained of billions of dollars that beneficiaries rely on when it comes to their health and the health of their loved ones. YOU CAN HELP! One of the main goals of the Senior Medicare Patrol (SMP) program is to de- velop a corps of senior vol- unteers that can help their peers. Volunteers work in their communities to edu- cate Medicare beneficia- ries, family members and caregivers to actively pro- tect themselves against health care fraud, waste and abuse. This will be accomplished by educat- ing Medicare Beneficiaries on how to detect and where to report discrepan- cies in their Medicare S _tmmary Notices. Educa- tion will take place at meal sites, church groups and other civic groups that can benefit from this informa- Medicare dollars are spent. Visit our website www,stopmediaaemm.org. Volunteer time would be spent in Warren County on the dates and times of volunteer's choice and not on a regular daily or weekly schedule. If you are interested in learning more about being a Senior Medicare Patrol Volunteer in Warren County, contact Nancy G. Anderson, SMP Coordina- tor at 515-255-6142, Ext. 312 or nancy.anderson@a gingresources.com. LIBRARY HOURS Monday - Thursday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. Friday & Saturday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Sunday, 1 - 5 p.m. Closed Sundays (Memorial Day-Labor D) Ribbon Cutting for Stephanie Riva After the Norwalk Chamber Membership Luncheon that was held October 20 at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, a ribbon cutting was held to welcome Stephanie Riva, owner of Riva Reading, a professional copyediting and proofreading service. Photo submitted. Samuel Colt, inventor of the Colt revolver, "the gun that won the West;' worked on the prototype in his A favorite for snacks, s'mores and piecrust, the gra- ham cracker was developed in 1829 by the Rev. Sylvester Graham. The true graham cracker is made father's textile plant. Colt once earned a living touring with graham flour, which is a coarsely ground wheat the country performing laughing gas demonstrations, flour. PHOTO PRINTING is a full commercial printer located in Cadisle. Give us a call. We can print your flyers, letterhead, envelopes, brochures, magazines, newsletters, books, etc. Free Estimate s . Photo Printing, Inc. 210 S. 1st S:., Carlisle, IA 50047 515 989 3251