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OFFICIAL NEWSPAPER FOR J Warren Town and County ws 50 NORWALK COMMUNITY SCHOOL DISTRICT J i fi r/ &apos; ? [ : 7i I r /it:i )* i  < ] : ; III I I .... II II II ..... II I II I I IIII I I t I Vol. 42 No. 25 Norwalk, Iowa 50211 USPS No. 395-120 Phone 981-0406 Thursday, November 11,201C Younkers Community Day Saturday Members of the Norwalk Music Boosters are selling Younkers Com- munity Day Booklets for $5 each with 100% of the money going toward new band uniforms. Younkers Community Day is Satur- day; Nov. 13. Booklets may be pur- chased any time between now and then. To obtain a Younkers Community Day Booklet, contact any member of the Norwalk Music Boosters, or call Deb Luzier at 981-9645. Linn Grove Monthly Meal Thursday Members of Linn Grove United Methodist Church, 7483 50th, Prole, will host their "free-will offering" dinner Thursday, Nov. 11, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the church. Meals can be dine- in or carry out. The menu is beef stew, cornbread, relish tray, des- sert and beverage. There is no cost for the meal but a free-will offering will be accepted. For more infor- mation, call 981-4062 or go to www.gbgm-umc.org/ linngrove KC Pancake Breakfast This Sunday Members of Knights of Columbus will hold a Pan- cake Breakfast Sunday, Nov. 14, from 8 to 11 a.m. 'at St. John the Apostle Catholic Church, 720 Or- chard Hills Dr. The menu includes pan- cakes, eggs, French toast, sausage, juice, milk and coffee for a free-will dona- tion. Proceeds are used for community service projects. Call 911 for emergencies! Iowa Department on Aging (IDA) Director Ro Foege has announced that the National Association of State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs (NASOP) awarded State Long-Term Care Ombuds- Early Deadline Due to the holidays, there will be several early deadlines. Please watch for them as they are posted in this newspaper. The newspaper office will be closed Thursday, Nov. 25, and Friday, Nov. 26. Deadline for the Thurs- day, Dec. 2, issue will be noon Wednesday; Nov. 24. All news items, ads and legals must be received prior to the deadline in order to be printed Decem- ber 2nd. Please make sure your name and telephone num- ber are included on all items that are either dropped off in the box, mailed or brought into the office. We must know who is submitting articles. Ecumenical Thanksgiving Service The community Ecu- menical Thanksgiving Ser- vice, will be held at 6 p.m. Sunday, Nov. 21, at the New Life Lutheran Church, 4803 Wakonda Dr. Congregations and pastors of several local churches come together for the an- nual service. There will be a message of Thanksgiving and mu- sic provided by an ecu- menical choir. Everyone is invited. Methodist Rummage Sale The annual Rummage Sale at the Norwalk United Methodist Church, 1801 Sunset Dr., will be held this weekend. The sale begins Thurs- day, Nov. 11, from 5 to 8 p.m. and continues Friday, Nov. 12, from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. and concludes Satur- day, Nov. 13, from 8 a.m. to noon. Jeanne Yordi Receives 2010 Advocacy Award man Jeanne Yordi, of Norwalk, the Hollis Turnham Advocacy Award. In presenting the award to Ombudsman Yordi, NASOP President Joe Rodrigues stated that, "The resolve and steadfast commitment to the integ- rity of the Long-Term Care Ombudsman Program and the role of the State Long- Term Care Ombudsman as delineated in the Older Americans Act has had a national impact and im- mediate ripple effect on State Long-Term Care Ombudsman Programs throughout the country." Director Foege stated, "Jeanne and her staff work tirelessly for older Iowans. She and her dedicated staff have addressed and re- solved many concerns on behalf of older Iowans re- siding in health care and assisted living facilities and their families." Yordi has been the State Long-Term Care Ombuds- man for six years. Iowa has eight local ombudsman that investi- gate resident concerns and works to resolve concerns made b3 or on behalf of, someone who lives in a long-term facility, includ- ing nursing homes, as- sisted living and residen- tial care. All services from the Office of the State Long- Term Care Ombudsman are provided flee and con- fidentially. Callers to the office may remain anony- mous. The toll free number for the Long-Term Care Ombudsman's office is: 1- 866-236-1430. Begins November 15, 2010-See related story page 8. I00k000010-2011 Revised Dismissal Map 3:05 - All bus riders, walkers & 3rd & 4th grade car riders dismissed 3:20 - 5th grade car riders dismissed cafeteria i 7. . / 5th grade ear , rider pickup in / parking lot and along bus entrance at 3:20 3rd & 4th grade car rider pick-up at 3:05 Beardsley