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December 12th

What to do with the old soft shoe

By Chris Umscheid
North Liberty Leader
OXFORD— When the Parent-Teacher Group (PTG) at Clear Creek Elementary (CCE) went looking for a community service project, they selected a shoe drive. However this shoe collection has an interesting twist to it.
Or should we say, it has a grind to it.

Pantry hunting for deer

NORTH LIBERTY– It’s that time of year, and hunting season is well underway. According to a 2011 family survey, fresh or frozen meats are the most sought after items at the North Liberty Community Pantry. The pantry is now seeking hunters willing to donate an extra deer to the pantry. The goal is to receive 10-15 deer processed for the holiday season. Bud’s Custom Meats in Riverside has agreed to process deer for $50 on behalf of the pantry. The pantry is also accepting donations of cows and hogs for the purpose of providing fresh meat to its clients.

The Englert Theatre celebrates the holidays Dec. 15

IOWA CITY– The Englert Theatre will host the annual “Festival of Carols” on Thursday, Dec. 15, at 7 p.m. Celebrate the holidays with hot cocoa, sing-a-longs, and a visit by Santa.
Hosted by Englert Development Director Katie Roche, “Festival of Carols” will feature special performances by the Old Capitol Chorus and Ghrá na Gaeilge Irish Dancers
The event is free and open to the public, no tickets necessary. “Festival of Carols” is made possible through a contribution by Gay and Ciha Funeral and Cremation Services.

Eastern Iowa brass band presents Christmas concert

MOUNT VERNON– The Eastern Iowa Brass Band will present its annual Christmas concert on Saturday, Dec. 17, at 7:30 p.m. in the Mount Vernon District Auditorium.

Iowa City school concerts offer great music at affordable prices

IOWA CITY– The Iowa City Community School District Family Music Pass is the best deal in town. For only $20, enjoy over 45 different musical performances– from rock and roll to classical, and everything in between.

West rocks City’s mat

IOWA CITY— The West High Trojans under the leadership of Coach Mark Reiland traveled across town Thursday night, Dec. 8, to take on rival City High in a dual meet.
The JV squad opened the night with a 51-18 win while the varsity crew closed the dual 57-15.

EXIT strategy

By Lori Lindner
North Liberty Leader
NORTH LIBERTY– It’s a scary world in business these days, particularly in the real estate business.
But the team at EXIT Hawk Realty is undaunted. They are quite positive about the outlook from their new office at 710 Pacha Parkway in North Liberty.
First, the team has the power and principles of the successful EXIT Realty Corp. International behind them. EXIT first opened in Toronto, Canada in 1996, and in just 15 years, has grown to over 3,600 brokerages with more than 100,000 agents.

2012 hunting, fishing licenses on sale Dec. 15

DES MOINES– Iowa hunting and fishing licenses for 2012 will go on sale Dec. 15. The 2011 licenses are valid through Jan. 10, 2012.
Nonresident hunting and fishing licenses go on sale Jan. 1, 2012. Nonresident 2011 licenses are valid through Dec. 31.

Hills Bank donates more than $2,250 to area schools

HILLS– The Classroom Cash program from Hills Bank recently donated $2,002.08 to the Clear Creek Amana School Foundation, and $278.56 to Heritage Christian School. These funds will be used to support programs and services which enhance student educational experiences.

December 5th

Food For Thought

It has been 70 years to the day since the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor and devastated the United States naval base there, killing well over 2,000 servicemen and about 60 civilians. I imagine that over the past weeks and days, you have been duly reminded of that event and bombarded with a great deal more information than it takes to convince you that we need to remember such events in order to avoid them in the future. That, however, is not my job. Somebody else has done it much better than I could.