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Thursday, January 16, 2014 N/Warren Town and County News PageSeven ( BUSINESS; REVIEW ) Warren County Extension Names Youth Coordinator Andrea Palmer end educational programs and activities. She may be" reached by email at or by calling 515-961-6237. She states, "I'm very ex- cited to meet everyone and to see the impact 4-H has on the youth in Warren County." (NAPS)--The Business Elite program, from General Motors, is designed to pro- vide businesses with an exceptional sales and service experience from the time they enter the dealership through tlae life cycle of the vehides they purchase. Learn more at business-elite-dealers. Warren County Agri- cultural Extension District welcomes its new first full- time County Youth Coor- dinator, Andrea Palmer. Palmer will work with youth and volunteers within 4-H and Clover Kids" clubs and with after- school programs. As a past nine-year 4-H member in Marion County, she brings with her a rich history of 4-H and understands how the organization is de- signed to help youth be- come better citizens, com- municators and leaders. These programs empower youth to reach their full potential through youth- adult partnerships and re- search-based learning ex- periences. Palmer's 4-H knowl- edge and experience is an asset to Warren County Extension and Outreach. Highlights of her 4-H ex- periences were attending Citizenship Washington Focus, serving on the State 4-H Council and exhibit- ing cattle along with other 4-H projects. She has con- tinned her involvement as a 4-H exhibit judge and volunteer. She received her Bachelor's degree in Hu- man Resource Manage- ment with work experi- ence in the area of human services. Palmer resides in Warren County with her husband and son. Palmer will not always be in the office, since some of her weekly hours will entail evening and week- MASTER GARDENERS Warren County Master Gardeners announces the offering of mini-grants to not-for-profit organiza- tions. The goal of the War- ren County Master Gar- deners mini-grant is to provide financial and pos- sibly volunteer assistance for gardening and land- scape beautification project throughout War- ren County. Qualified ap- plicants are not-for-profit organizations such as ser- vice or youth groups within Warren County. Projects may include, but are not limited to, commu- nity flower and vegetable gardens or classroom projects. Grants up to $500 will be awarded. Go to the Warren County Master Gardener website to access the appli- cation and contact infor- mation, or go to http:// warren/node/7530. Com- pleted applications must be submitted by March 7, with notification to suc- cessful applicant(s) April 1. According to most sources, Route Sixty-Six is two thousand, four hundred and forty-eight miles long. It was commissioned in 1926 and crosses eight shdu; mid Utree U zoxm. Call 911 for emergencies! MLK Day at AIB A1B College of Business will provide a preview of college life to prospective students and their families beginning at 9 a.m. Mon- day, Jan. 20. Applicants and prospective students are invited to attend the Visit Day to engage one- on-one with current stu- dents and faculty and tour the campus. Also on that day, AIB will be hosting its third annual Martin Luther King Jr. Day of Service. As par t of this on-campus ser- vice event, students will be packaging meals with the locally founded organiza- tion, Meals from the Heartland. Its goal is to package 18,000 meals to be distributed wherever the need is greatest, whether that is locally or interna- tionally. Visitors are wel- come to participate in the project. During Visit Day, Ad- missions- executives will share information about AIB's many degree op- tions, inclflding 11 associ- ate degree majors and nine bachelor's degree majors. They also will outline AIB's "Degree in 3" pro- gram, which allows stu- dents to complete a bachelor's degree within three years. Financial aid will be discussed, includ- ing academic scholarships. Athletic scholarships from AIB also are available in the college's growing ath- letics program. As an associate member of the Midwest Collegiate Conference (MCC) in the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NALA), AIB offers basket- ball, soccer, golf, volley- ball, bowling, softball, baseball, competitive dance and cheerleading. Shuttle ;ervice Tow Service Repair) o Car Truck Lawn, Ag, Commercial & RV Jam) Start Service - Lube /Oil Filter Available! Shocks/Struts Exhaust Alignment IVlon-Fri: 7:30-6 .n - Flushe! 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He truly has a heart for service and will be a dedicated legislator who Stan Gustafson puts the people of Iowa first." Precinct MaPs Available Iowa Secretary of State Matt Schultz has announced that for the first time, Iowans in all 99 counties can view their county and city precinct maps online at http:// The precinct map feature is a comprehensive compi- lation of both existing precinct maps that were created by counties and cities as well as precinct maps created by the Iowa Secretary of State's office for counties and cities that were not already available online. "This is the first time all o the precinct maps are avail- able to Iowans in one place," Schultz said. "The"new precinct map feature is another effective tool we are of- fering to Iowa voters to make sure they have useful elec- tion information at their fingertips." The precinct maps on the Secretary of State website are based on the 2010 decennial Census Bureau bound- ary information and the city and county reprecincting plans approved by the Secretary of State's office. Senate News- By State Senator Julian B. Garrett 2014 Session Convenes The new legislative session convened January 13. Among the first orders of basiness are Governor Branstad's State of the State address and the State of the Judiciary address by the Chief Justice of the Iowa Su- preme Court. The Governor is also presenting his bud- get recommendations for the next fiscal year. Commit- tee meetings are already being held. My committees for this year are Appropl'iations, Judiciar Government Oversight, and the Justice Systems Appropriation Sub- committee. I am the Ranking Member (mean g the lead Republican) on-both the Government Oversight Com- mittee and the Justice Systems Appropriation Subcom- mittee. I am especially pleased to be a member of the Appropriations Committee, where I can continue work- ing to be sure we spend less than the State receives in revenue. You will probably recall that I was a member of the House Appropriations Committee and was Vice Chair of the Justice Systems Appropriation Subcommit- tee, for the three years that I spent there. As always, feel free to contact me with your ideas or concerns. SUBSCRIBE TODAY! Send $18 check or money order for a one year subscription to PC Box 325, Norwalk, IA 50211 I USED CARS a AUTO REPAIR I BEEN DOING BUSlNE00;S S00NCE 1966 We Repair All Makes & Madelst 802 Sunset Drive - Norwalk, IA 50211 Phone;515-981-0649 Residence: 515-287-6512 / WE'RE A 4NA), AUTO CARE CENTER