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June 5, 2014

18-80 Club plans 'Summer Sock-hop'

As we start off the month of June we are anxious to have the warmer weather to enjoy. School will be out and remember to watch closely while driving for the young children as they play. Those that went on the Washington, D.C. trip, I have group pictures in, and anyone that would like to have one can stop by to get it. Better than just stopping by call and make reservations and have lunch with us. I have three group settings and you can choose the one you like the best.

Monday, June 2 was the first day you could sign-up for the Tama trip to be June 30 and July 1. The cost of this trip is $50 per person based on double occupancy and $70 per single. This will include transportation on the motor coach, lodging, $40 in gaming and two $5 food vouchers. I will only be able to take 55 so get in early to make your reservations on the bus.

Wednesday, June 4 we had Susan Howard from the Department for the Blind in visiting with the seniors about programs available for the vision impaired. She has given several program options and if you were unable to attend and are interested in seeing what she had to offer, stop by and I will be happy to help get you the needed services.

Tuesday, June 10 we will have our Wii bowling tournament. We will try to have three heats with four players in each heat. Get signed up for the time slot that works best for you. The over-all winners receive five free meals and several gift items.

Wednesday, June 11 we will have Kevin with Humana in showing on the large 77 inch screen with surround sound speakers the movie “God Save Our Farm.” We will have pop and popcorn during the movie and it will start at 10 a.m. We will also be distributing the “Farmer’s Market” coupons today from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m. Limited coupons are available so make sure you get yours as soon as possible. Any senior 60 or older that lives in the service area with a yearly income per single of less than $21,590 or married couple with income less than $29,101 is eligible. You will receive for each person a onetime packet of $30 to be used for fresh fruits and vegetables at participating venders. We do have venders in our area accepting these this year. The checks are in $3 increments and you will receive 10 of these. If you have any questions about this, feel free to call (641) 856-8627 or stop by 922 W. State St. in Centerville. Appanoose County Public Health nurses will be in today taking blood pressures today from 10:45-11:30 a.m. We do appreciate their monthly assistance.

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    July 23, 2014

  • Healthy Appanoose: Week 28 The 28th week of the Healthy Appanoose Challenges are printed below. The free program can be joined anytime throughout the year. Log in at the Centerville-Rathbun Lake Area Chamber of Commerce at www.centerville-ia.com to record challenges completed.

    July 23, 2014

  • July blood drive collects 37 units The recent Centerville Community blood drive, held Tuesday, July 1 had a total of 46 people register to donate blood and 37 units of blood were collected.Rose Cunningham and TTT AS and the Hospital Auxiliary helped to organize and sponsor this blood

    July 23, 2014

  • July 24-26 Calendar THURSDAY 24HONEY CREEK, 9-10 a.m. – Stand Up Paddleboarding Basics – Learn the basics of SUP. Solo paddle boards and paddles will be provided. Some PFDs will be available. This class is for people 12 and older. Minors must have a guardian present and

    July 23, 2014

  • Tech Camp looking for students OTTUMWA – There are still slots available for the Tech Camp being hosted by Indian Hills Community College the week of July 28. Students entering seventh through tenth grades have until noon on Thursday, July 24, to sign-up.Camp participants will hav

    July 22, 2014

  • 072114 Quilts Material Girlz give quilts to hospice The Material Girlz Quilt Guild recently donated quilts to HCI Hospice Care Services. The guild has given a lot back to the community over the years and felt that hospice was another good fit with their mission. “Our goal is to give back to the local

    July 22, 2014 1 Photo

  • July 22-24 Calendar TUESDAY 22NAMI (NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS), Family Support Group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 411 N. Main St. Centerville. For more information, call (641) 856-3213.SOUTH CENT

    July 22, 2014

  • 072114 Scholarship Photo Mystic woman receives scholarship Paula Young from Mystic has been chosen to receive a $1,000 scholarship from the Iowa Health Care Association. Young is the dietary services manager at Centerville Nursing & Rehab Center, a Care Initiatives facility. Young is taking classes to pursue

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • July 18-21 Calendar FRIDAY 18HONEY CREEK, 8-9 a.m. – Morning Yoga – This mixed level, outdoor yoga class is great for beginners and experienced yogis. In the event of rain, class is cancelled. Meet on the great lawn behind the lodge. A few mats will be available. Great

    July 17, 2014

  • 071814 Argenta July Yards of the Month chosen The following photos have been chosen by the Centerville Garden Club as the Yards of the Month. One yard belongs to Frank and Norma Belloma at 419 E. Sheridan St. It features a garden shed and raised beds in a well manicured lawn. The other home belo

    July 17, 2014 2 Photos

  • July 17-19 Calendar THURSDAY 17HONEY CREEK, 9-11 a.m. – Kayaking Tour – Get closer to nature during this kayaking tour with a naturalist. This program is for people with some kayaking experience who feel confident in their abilities to shuttle, launch and maneuver their

    July 16, 2014

  • Scott family reunion held Descendants of E. Roy and Pearl (Long) Scott held their annual reunion June 22 at Moravia Community Center.George Scott, Jr. gave the blessing, then families gave a short resume of their activities during the past year. A delicious co-op dinner was e

    July 14, 2014

  • July 15-17 Calendar TUESDAY 15NAMI (NATIONAL ALLIANCE ON MENTAL ILLNESS), Family Support Group meets the second and fourth Tuesday of each month at 6 p.m. at First United Methodist Church, 411 N. Main St. Centerville. For more information, call (641) 856-3213.SOUTH CENT

    July 14, 2014

  • Alpha Rho gives grants Alpha Rho Chapter of Delta Kappa Gamma recently gave two Appanoose County women monetary support to continue their education to become teachers. Brenna Moorman, a senior elementary education major and Mandalyn Martin, a sophomore elementary education

    July 14, 2014

  • July 14-16 Calendar MONDAY 14HONEY CREEK RESORT, schedules are subject to change. Check honeycreekresort.com for the most up to date schedule.10-11 a.m. – Kayaking 101 – During this one-hour program participants will get hands-on experience shuttling their kayaks,Text C

    July 14, 2014

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The Iowegian wants readers to think about the solicitation ordinance that will prevent groups or individuals from entering a roadway to solicit money. The Centerville City Council in June by a 5-0 vote passed the first reading of just such an ordinance. Public pressure and during a subsequent special meeting, the council voted 3-2 to table the ordinance. A second special meeting to discuss the solicitation ordinance is scheduled for 5:30 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 7 at City Hall. So, the question of the week is, "Do you or do you not support the ordinance to prevent solicitation of funds in city streets?"

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