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Thursday, December 12, 2013 N/Warren Town and County News Page Seven HILL RE-ELECTED IOWA FARM BUREAU Craig Hill of Milo was at the county level. He was re-elected president of the involved in various posi- Iowa FarmBureau Feder- tions with the Warren ation (IFBF) atthe organi- County Farm Bureau zation's 95th annual meet- board of directors. In 1989, ing in Des Moines. Dele- he was elected as the Dis- gates also re-elected three trict 8 representative on district directors to the the state board of direc- board. They include Doug tors. He then served as the Gronau of Vail, Nick organization's vice presi- Podhajsky of Traer and dent from 2001-2011 be- Calvin Rozenboom of Os- fore being elected presi- kaloosa, dent. Hill's service to the As president, Hill Iowa Farm Bureau started serves as chairman of the Get Ready for Winter! It is time for your furnace checkup. HEATING & COOLING Residential and Commercial Licensed-Bonded-Insured 515-981-5110 -' PRESIDENT Let me help find the vehicle insuraince poti that's right for you. INSU NCE AG: INC 515-981-4614 mla @la insurat ce.com board of FBL Financial Group, Inc and serves on the American Farm Bu- reau board of directors. In addition, he serves on the Rain & Hail LLC board of directors. Throughout his years on the IFBF board, Hill has been involved in a variety of projects. He was instru- mental in the development of Revenue Assurance, a revenue-based crop insur- ance for corn and soybean farmers. He also served as the first chairman of the Iowa Ag State Group, which consists of repre- sentatives from all sectors of Iowa's agriculture, and on the U.S. Grains Coun- Cil. Hill was also appoint- ed to Governor Vilsack's Strategic Planning Council in 1999 to help Iowa pre- pare for the future of our state in 2010. In 2003, the AFBF named Hill to a 23- member national commit- tee, Making Agriculture Productive and Profitable (MAPP). The committee develops policy options for Farm Bureau to consid- er. He and his wife, Patti, have two children. Their son, Adam, is involved on the family grain and live- stock operation. Their daughter, Abbie, is an as- sociate attorney with Gross & Welch in Omaha, NE. Nine delegates were elected to represent Iowa at the AFBF annual meet- ing in San Antonio, TX, January 12-15, 2014. They include: IFBF President Craig Hill, Vice President Joe Heinrich of Maquoke- ta, Doug Boland of Will- iamsburg, Cal Rozenboom of Oskaloosa, Dallas Johnston of Kent, Dave Kronlage of Dyersville, Gary Rayhons of Garner, Paul Gieselman of Morn- Ing Sun and Dan Chism of Emmetsburg. Dave Seil of Gowrie (Webster County) was elected to a three-year term on the IFBF internal study committee. The in- ternal study committee serves as a liaison between the county Farm Bureau voting delegates and the state board of directors. Call 911 for emergencies! Norwalk Area Chamber of Commerce Fall Event Amanda Reid-Raper and Cyndie Strawn with City State Bank taking a turn at spinning the wheel. Photo submitted. THANK YOU to our Many Sponsors for their dona- tions to this event. $175+ Norwalk Ready Mix, Norwalk Lions Club, Acceler- ated Rehab-Norwalk, The Wright Storage, Community Bank, Des Moines Truck Brokers, Norwalk Living Maga- zine, Ted Lare Design Build, Echo Valley Country Club and Fareway $100 - $174 4 Season's Fundraising, Casey's General Store, Con- sumer Credit of D.M Eggers Bilt Homes, Four Seasons Auto Wash, Hillyard of Des Moines, Indoff Business Products, Lane Insurance, Echo Electric Suppl) Scott's Foods, N/Warren Town & County News, Norwalk Nurs- ing & Rehab, UnityPoint Clinic-Norwalk, McGowen, Hurst, Clark & Smith P.C Re/Max American Dream Realt) Hopkins & Huebner P. C Norwalk Athletic Boosters and Dr. Lori & Brad Miller Under $100 Capital City Fruit, Medicap Pharmac Norwalk Fam- ily Dentistr A Bill Wrl:ght, Legacy Golf Course, Marketa Oliver, Holmes Chevrolet, Covered Bridges Winer36 City State Bank, Howling Hills Canine Campus, Massages by Misty and Standridge Group Thank you to Andy Mogle's Culinary Arts Class, to Kelly Cortum for the use of The Wright Place, to the Volunteers who helped at the Event and to Covered Bridges Winery & Prairie Moon Winery. Special thank you to Nicole Smith and Amanda Reid-Raper. Good Samaritan's New Facility Good Samaritan Society - Indianola is opening a new post-acute care unit called Main Street. The unit includes 20 private rooms for short term rehabilitation. Main Street is a simulated community used to help patients function in real-life situations. It also has a therapy room. Patients can build endurance and regain inde- pendence so they can resume their lives. Main Street modules include a putting green, workbench with tools, garden, front stoop, kitchen, washer and dryer and grocery store. These areas incorporate obstacles such as steps and uneven surfaces to assist the patient in their progress. - Main Street enhances the well-established rehabilitation program offered at Good Samaritan Society - Indianola and is the only facility of its kind in central Iowa. I I $ 515-240-1075 Seeing clients at HASKIN CHIROPRACTIC CLINIC 1016 Main St Norwalk WENDY BORST, LMT wenborst@gmail.com Massage Gift Certificate through Dec. 31, 2013[