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Archive

October 23rd, 2012

Community Center south entrance now closed

NORTH LIBERTY– As the expansion on the North Liberty Community Library continues, crews advise patrons to use the north entrance starting Monday, Oct. 22. The front door, also known as the south entrance, will be closed for at least five weeks in order to continue construction on the building. Though the community center will still be open during regular business hours, guests should enter through the back door. Overall, the project is slated to be complete some time in 2013.

CCA annual senior supper Oct. 27

TIFFIN– On Saturday, Oct. 27, at 6:30 p.m. the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Student Assistance Team/Interact club will host its annual senior supper (and no, it’s not for 12th graders).
Any district patron over the age of 55 is welcome to come eat a ham or turkey supper provided by students. Tours of the school and card games will be held after the meal. Please call the high school at 319-545-5623 by Oct. 20 if you wish to attend.

Stone Soup supper for pantry Oct. 28

NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty Community Pantry will hold its fourth annual Stone Supper on Sunday, Oct. 28, from 5 until 7 p.m. at the South Slope Community Room in North Liberty.
All community members are invited. Cost is $10 for adults (13 and up) and $5 for children (12 and under). Dinner includes soup, salad, bread, dessert and drink. A silent auction will be held from 5 until 6:45 p.m. The North Liberty Community Pantry was founded on the belief that we are neighbors helping neighbors.

Swisher Auxiliary to host turkey supper Saturday, Nov. 3 at Legion

SWISHER– The Swisher Auxiliary will host a Homemade Turkey Supper Saturday, Nov. 3, from 4:30-7:30 p.m. at the Swisher American Legion.
The public is invited. The cost of $9 for adults, and $5 for children ages 6-12. Children age 5 and under eat free.
Turkey Bingo by Swisher Junior Auxiliary will run from 4:30-7:30 p.m. Proceeds will be donated to English Rivers Outfitters to help veterans.

‘Rock and Roll’ concerts at CCA’s North Bend Elementary

NORTH LIBERTY– Students at CCA’s North Bend Elementary will present a series of “Rock and Roll” concerts on Tuesday, Nov. 6, starting at 5:30 p.m., and Thursday, Nov. 8, starting at 5:30 p.m. The concerts will take place at the North Bend Gym.
Nov. 6: Kindergarten Concert at 5:30 p.m.
2/3 Concert Group 1 (Fomon, Murphy and Tinnes) at 6:15 p.m.
2/3 Concert Group 2 (Bogenreif, Eister and Fairholm) at 7 p.m.
Nov. 8: First Grade Concert at 5:30 p.m.
4/5 Concert Group 1 (Doehrmann, Wolfe) at 6:15 p.m.
4/5 Concert Group 2 (McCluskey, Latta) at 7 p.m.

CCA will host annual financial aid night Thursday, Nov. 8

TIFFIN– Clear Creek Amana (CCA) High School will host its annual financial aid night on Thursday, Nov. 8, in the high school commons beginning promptly at 7 p.m. A guest presenter from the Iowa College Access Network will discuss the FAFSA, Federal Student Loan programs, and scholarship searches.
High school counselor Mark Hovey will discuss local scholarships and deadlines. This is a very important meeting for junior and senior parents to attend, but is open to anyone wishing to learn more about funding their child’s education.

Free veterans dinner to be Nov. 13

NORTH LIBERTY– A free Veterans Day dinner will be offered to any veteran and one guest, compliments of the North Liberty Legion Ladies Auxiliary, on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at the South Slope Community Center in order to allow veterans to attend the Nov. 11 USO celebration program at Riverside.
Registration for door prizes starts at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. For questions or reservations call Delaine at 319-626-6475 or Kris at 319-853-0285, or send an e-mail to: club76nl@gmail.com.

Benefit for Jim ‘Catfish’ Becicka of Oxford to be held Nov. 10

OXFORD– Jim “Catfish” Becicka has been battling cancer for the past 18 months.
A benefit will be held Saturday, Nov. 10, at St. Mary’s Auditorium in Oxford. The event will begin with a meal (free will offering), serving from 4:30 until 8:30 p.m., followed by a live auction at 7 p.m. Also included will be a raffle drawing for: two half-hog packages; a cedar chest; an eight-foot windmill; a night on the town package; and various gift cards and certificates. For more information or to donate items for the meal or auction, please contact Denise Pearson at 319-929-3407.

CCA sells fine fruit for the fine arts

TIFFIN– Clear Creek Amana’s (CCA) fine arts boosters group, F.A.M.E., is promoting its annual fruit, cheese, meat and nut sale going on from now until Nov. 6. Fruit will be delivered on Dec. 8. CCA fine arts students and families will be able to take your orders or you can contact Pat Rogers at 319-631-0285 or patrogers@southslope.net Information can be found on the school’s website at http://www.cc-amana.k12.ia.us/cca_arts.html.

Crisis Center hosts Suicide Survivors Support Group Nov. 1

IOWA CITY– A support group for those who have lost someone to suicide will meet Thursday, Nov. 1, from 7 until 8:30 p.m. at The Crisis Center of Johnson County, 1121 Gilbert Ct., Iowa City. The Suicide Survivors Support Group offers participants a safe place to talk about memories, ongoing grief and the stigma surrounding death by suicide. New members are welcome and encouraged to attend.
Support group meetings are held on the first Thursday of each month at no cost. For more information, contact Keri Neblett at 319-351-2726 ext. 114 or by email at keri.neblett@jccrisiscenter.org.