• warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.
  • warning: Parameter 2 to ed_classified_link_alter() expected to be a reference, value given in /home/soloneconomist/www/www/includes/common.inc on line 2968.

Archive

September 10th, 2012

Preschooler programs

Even the youngest can enjoy the library programs. Babygarten is taking place on Fridays from 9:30 until 10:30 a.m. through Oct. 12. This program is specific to children from newborn through 24 months and their caregivers and siblings. The program includes approximately 20 to 25 minutes of rhymes and songs followed by 30 minutes of play time. This program is specifically designed for one-on-one involvement between parent and child and is facilitated by Miss Jen, children services librarian.

Pantry serving over 20 area families

SOLON– The Solon Community Pantry is serving 23 families, helping to supplement the weekly food budget for over 65 people. Each week the pantry’s numbers continue to grow with the addition of new families. The community is donating generously, plus the pantry receives weekly deliveries of Table to Table items. In order to maintain a strong inventory of staple goods, the pantry is eligible to receive inventory from the HACAP (Hawkeye Area Community Action Program) Food Reservoir located in Hiawatha and also to collect cereal products from Pepsico in Cedar Rapids.

Solon Community Pantry wish list

SOLON– The Solon Food Pantry served 24 families in the last two weeks and that reduced the pantry’s inventory. The current wish list includes: juices, cereal, canned meats, tuna helper, canned fruit, instant potatoes, pasta sides, ravioli/Spaghettios.

American Legion Bingo day Sept. 30 to benefit Solon Habitat home

SOLON– The Solon American Legion will host a Bingo day on Sunday, Sept. 30, from 1 until 4:30 p.m. at the Legion hall.
Community members are invited to come and play. Pay by the game, 50¢ a card, variety of prizes/cash. The Bingo day is a fundraiser for Solon Habitat for Humanity.

Methodist Sunday School begins

SOLON– Solon United Methodist Church is excited to welcome another year of Sunday School. The church offers classes for youth three years old all the way to adult classes. Everyone is welcome from 9:15 until 10:30 a.m. each Sunday morning. The curriculum is split into the following categories: Preschool through kindergarten, Veggie Tales– Veggie Connection; first through sixth grade, Grow, Proclaim, Serve!; seventh through 12th grade, LinC current events.

Gym scheduling meeting Sept. 12

SOLON– The Facilities Usage Meeting will be held Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. in room 403 of the Solon Middle School.
The group will meet to discuss the upcoming facilities needs for the months of October, November and December at the Solon Middle School and Lakeview Elementary gyms.  Please make sure your team or group has a representative present and bring your schedule.

Old Gold Menu

Wednesday, Sept. 12:
Sponsored Meal. Meat loaf, baked potato half w/sour cream, lima beans, Mandarin oranges, Ice Cream & Birthday Cake.

Thursday, Sept. 13:
Pot roast, mashed potatoes w/LS gravy, zucchini Italiano, banana pudding. BINGO/Foot Clinic.

Friday, Sept. 14:
LS tuna noodle casserole, Harvard beets, mixed green salad w/assorted dressings, cantaloupe, ice cream cup. Cards.

Monday, Sept. 17:
LS beef and noodles, lima beans, banana peach cup, strawberry shortcake.

Tuesday, Sept. 18:

County justice center presentation Sept. 21 at Old Gold Diner

SOLON– Guess who’s coming to dinner! Johnson County Sheriff Lonny Pulkrabek and Johnson County Attorney Janet Lyness will be joining Old Gold Dining Friday, Sept. 21, to talk about the proposed new justice center and answer questions. Be sure to call 624-2251 and get your name in for this important, informational event.

VNA flu clinic at Old Gold Sept. 18

IOWA CITY– The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) will be holding a flu clinic at Solon’s Old Gold Diner (senior dining) in the Fellowship Hall of the Solon United Methodist Church on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 9 until 11 a.m.
Come and get your flu shot and join us for lunch. Please call 319-624-2251 to make your dinner reservation before noon on Sept. 17.

Old Gold Diner to host Solon fourth graders beginning Sept. 26

SOLON– Old Gold Dining will again host the fourth grade classes once a month during the school year. All visits will be on the fourth Wednesday of the month, except for December and May 2013. Those two will be on the third Wednesday of the month.