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November 14th

OEC forum was last chance for community input

SOLON- The Solon school board’s plan for an Outdoor Events Center (OEC) is in the red zone and on Nov. 10, members of the community had their chance to weigh in before the board finalizes a design and opens construction bids.
The district hosted a public forum to discuss the OEC project last Thursday at the Solon High School media center. The new facility will host the district’s track and football games, and provide space for other activities like marching band.

Free thanksgiving Meal at Our Lord’s Church Nov. 24 in Solon

Our Lord’s Church will host a free Thanksgiving meal Thursday, Nov. 24, at 12 p.m. All are welcome. Reservations are not required but would be helpful. The meal will be served at the church, 131 N. Market St., Solon. Rides and deliveries are also available. Call Duane or Anna at 841-2243 with questions or to make a reservation.

Mark Krall re-elected to appointed council post

SOLON– Appointed incumbent Mark Krall was the winner in the only contested race in last week’s Solon city elections.
Krall received 265 votes (63 percent) in the Nov. 8 elections, while challenger Chuck Panzer had 156 (37 percent). Krall will continue to serve out the remaining two years of the term he was appointed to fill.
Current city council member Cami Rasmussen was elected to the position of mayor, while incumbent Brad Kunkel and Ron Herdliska faced no opposition for two seats on the Council.

Senior Advocates, churches team up with Crisis Center for Turkey to Table Nov. 22

SOLON– The Solon Senior Advocates and Our Lord’s Church, St Mary Catholic Church and the Solon United Methodist Church have plans to partner with the Crisis Center of Johnson County to create a food pantry in the very near future to serve this quadrant of Johnson County. Although a food pantry has not yet been established in Solon, this group along with help from Bridge Community Bank, are organizing a “Turkey to Table” ready-to-cook Thanksgiving meal to be delivered to area families who otherwise might not have a Thanksgiving dinner.

Our Lord’s Church candy and gift sale Dec. 2-3

SOLON– Our Lord’s Church will be holding its annual candy sale Friday, Dec. 2, from 3-7 p.m. and Saturday, Dec. 3, from 8 a.m. until 3 p.m. Featured are a large variety of homemade candies as well as gifts and homemade items. Santa Claus will greet children at the sale from 1-3 p.m. on Dec. 3. Enjoy a cup of coffee and work your way around the room and select your items.

Poinsettia and jar mix orders due

Less than a week remains for pre-ordering holiday poinsettias and jar mix gift items from the Friends of the Solon Library. Deadline for ordering is Tuesday, Nov. 21. The Friends will once again have poinsettias from Joyce’s Greenhouse in North Liberty. Only a very small number of cash and carry will be ordered so don’t delay. Order forms are available at the library, on the website or by emailing solonlibrfriends@aol.com. The annual holiday sale will be the first weekend in December. Pick up for pre-ordered items will be during the sale.

Thanksgiving weekend hours

The library will be closed on Thursday, Nov. 24, for Thanksgiving. The library will be open regular hours (10 a.m. until 5 p.m.) on Friday, Nov. 25, and Saturday, Nov. 26.

Santa party Dec. 3

The library is beginning a new tradition with Santa this year. In previous years, Santa has made an evening appearance at the library. This year, Santa will be visiting the library on Saturday, Dec. 3, from 10-11 a.m. Bring the kids or grandkids and your cameras for some candid shots as your child has a little one-on-one visit with Santa. There will be crafts to do in the meeting room and Santa will have a treat for all his visitors. Moms and grandmas can pick up their poinsettia orders and do a little shopping at the Friends sale in the meeting room at the same time.

Poster unveiling and kick-off

Framed posters, “Of Time and Place” are currently on display at the library, Solon State Bank and Bridge Community Bank. The official unveiling of the new Toni Russo fundraising poster for the Friends of the Library will take place at the holiday sale event. Cost is $10 for unframed posters and $25 for framed posters, with discounts for multiple orders. Early orders may be placed by email to SolonLibrFriends@aol.com or call Sue at 319-624-2632.

Tree decorating contest begins

The last decorated tree is in place in the reading area at the west end of the library, so let the contest begin. Entries have been received from individuals, families, clubs and businesses with proceeds from the event benefiting Solon Habitat for Humanity.
Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place as well at the Humanity Award. Trees will be judged for placement by the tree committee. The newly formed tree judging committee will take the place of the public vote from previous years. The community will vote for the Humanity Award.