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August 3rd, 2009

Local seniors sweet on Pickleball

IOWA CITY– Some people enjoy getting themselves in a pickle.
At least, North Liberty residents Bob and Diana Hardy do. The retired couple has been instrumental in introducing Pickle Ball, a popular recreational sport for all ages, to other seniors in the area. The Hardys are looking for more people to join in.
“Pickle Ball is similar to tennis, but on a smaller court,” said Diana. “It is actually easier than tennis, because it doesn’t require the running or skill level that tennis does.”

A perfect marriage: new bridal boutique and event center to open in Tiffin

TIFFIN– For Melissa Fontanini and Lyndsie Schnoor, flirting with an idea blossomed into a full-blown relationship, and it wasn’t long before a romantic business venture was born.
The pair of 20-somethings, both with experience in the banking and financial industries, learned they each had a long-held desire to open a bridal boutique. When they decided to form a partnership and started researching business opportunities, they discovered that the surrounding area had gaps to fill beyond a bride’s needs.
“The idea got a lot bigger,” said Melissa.

Just For Kix, just for you

NORTH LIBERTY– Just For Kix dance studio has a new leader, a new location and a new season right around the corner.
Andrea Steffen of North Liberty recently took over the dance program in North Liberty after the resignation of former director Marjorie Lane. The program has been part of the community for just three years, each year doubling in enrollment from the year before. With last year’s participants numbering 60 families, Steffen has set a new goal for the studio’s upcoming season.
“I hope to have 100 families to start the year,” said Steffen.

North Liberty Fun Run registration begins

NORTH LIBERTY– It's not too early to register for the North Liberty Fun Run and Walk, to be held Sunday, Sept. 20 at 9 a.m.
The event begins this year at Liberty Centre Plaza, 650 W. Cherry St., North Liberty. Check-in and same-day registration begin at 8:30 a.m.
Runners can enjoy a full 5K run, while kids can take a shorter route around Liberty Centre pond.
Registration forms will soon be available at the North Liberty Recreation Center and at area bank locations.

Iowa Sales Tax Holiday to be held Aug. 7-8

DES MOINES– The 10th annual Iowa Sales Tax Holiday will be held Friday and Saturday, Aug. 7-8.
Qualifying clothing or footwear with a selling price of less than $100 will be exempt from sales and local option tax. The holiday does not include Sunday. Businesses that are open on these days and sell qualifying items are required to participate.

MidWestOne to collect school supplies through August 20

NORTH LIBERTY- Help local kids start the school year off with everything they need! MidWestOne Bank, 465 Highway 965 NE, Suite A, will be collecting school supplies for students in need beginning Aug. 1 through Aug. 20. Donations may be dropped off in the lobby during regular business hours. The supplies will be donated to local schools for students in need of supplies as they start the school year. Please call Melisa Henley at (319) 356-5800 with questions.

Student athletes to be fitted for mouth guards this month

IOWA CITY- Mouth guard fittings for Iowa City Community School District and Regina athletes will take place at the following locations and times. If no location is listed, please contact the school for more information:
Wed., Aug. 5 - West High School, Cafeteria, 6 p.m.
Mon., Aug. 10 - South East Junior High, Room 209, 6 p.m.
Wed., Aug. 12 - Northwest Junior High, MPR, 6 p.m.
Thurs., Aug. 13 - North Central Junior High, Cafeteria, 6 p.m.

NL Fire Department to host family-friendly event Aug. 29

NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty Fire Department presents “Salute to the Summer” on Aug. 29 at Scales Point/Bobbers Grill, 1850 Scales Bend Rd. The event begins at 11:00 a.m and runs until 11:30 p.m. Rain date is Oct. 10.
Activities include:
• Inflatable rides for kids of all ages
• Motorcycle Poker Run, a 100-mile trip that starts at the NLFD Station at 10 a.m.
• Volleyball tournament at 11 a.m.
• Horseshoe tournament at 1 p.m.
• Mechanical bull from 3-11 p.m.
• Truck and equipment displays
• Fire Fighter Fred
• Live music by Twist and Shout from 7:30-11 p.m.

Rock into the school year at the Englert Aug. 7-8

IOWA CITY– City Circle Acting Company of Coralville presents “Rent: School Edition” —the first event of the 2009-10 season—at the Englert Theatre Friday and Saturday, Aug. 7 and 8, 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Aug. 9, 2 p.m.
This rock musical is an adapted version for high school students, omitting the song “Contact” and as well as eliminating some of the coarse language. City Circle is the first local theater to produce the student edition of this ground-breaking musical.

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Full-time experienced landscaper. Commercial lawn mowing, snow removal, etc. Willing to train the right person. Call Travis, 319-350-4911. 8/5

Lawn and Landscape Company of Solon is seeking a full or part-time person to maintain its fleet of mowers and trucks. Experience preferred. Call 624-3000. 8/19