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April 24th

Community pantry meeting May 1

SOLON– Everyone is invited to the Solon Community Pantry meeting Tuesday, May 1, at 7 p.m. at the Solon Public Library. Basic information and procedures will be discussed and volunteer opportunities offered to those interested. The Solon Community Food Pantry is a collaborative effort of three Solon churches, Our Lord’s Church, Solon United Methodist Church and St Mary Catholic Church along with the Solon Senior Advocates and local organizations, groups and residents.

Women’s Club May Day breakfast May 5

SOLON– GFWC/Iowa Solon Women’s Club will sponsor a May Day Breakfast on Saturday, May 5, from 7 until 11 a.m. at the Solon United Methodist Church serving egg and meat casseroles, homemade kolaches and rolls, fruit, orange juice, coffee and milk. The cost is $6 for adults and $3 for children five to 12 at the door. Children under five eat free. Books of adult tickets may be purchased ahead of time at five tickets for $25, with books of children’s tickets at five tickets for $12. (Discount tickets are not available at the door).

Anna McAtee named Senior of the Year

SOLON– Anna McAtee was chosen by the Solon Senior Advocates as 2012 Solon Senior of the Year for her outstanding contributions to the community. Mayor Cami Rasmussen will present Anna with her certificate of achievement at the city council meeting Wednesday, May 2. An open house in her honor will be held at the Solon Nursing Care Center Wednesday, May 9, from 2 until 4 p.m. Please join the Senior Advocates to share Anna’s special recognition with friends.

Solon council sets May 2 public hearing for streetscape project

SOLON– Formal plans for Solon’s streetscape project will be unveiled during a public hearing May 2.
The downtown renovation project would include the resurfacing of Main Street from Highway 1 to Iowa Street, as well as the installation of curb and gutter, new sidewalks and ornate lighting.
At last week’s April 18 meeting, city council members set the May 2 date for the public hearing and received a project update from city engineer Dave Schechinger.

Calf classic artist sign-up

The Calf Classic committee of the Solon Library Foundation has extended the deadline for artistic designs to May 8.
The artist’s packet may be downloaded from the Library’s website or by calling 319-624-2710. Sponsors will then select the design to decorate their calf. Those artists chosen will receive a $100 stipend to defray some of the design costs. The completed calves will be on display in Solon just before Beef Days, July 21, when they will be entered into the Beef Days Parade. They will spend the day stabled in their booth on Main Street and will be auctioned off at 6 p.m.

Flag retirement

There will be a flag retirement ceremony sponsored by the Solon American Legion Post 460 Sunday, May 6, at 2 p.m. at the Solon Legion Park. The ceremony will be conducted by American Legion Color Guard, American Legion Auxiliary, American Legion riders, Sons of the American Legion, Boy Scout Troop 120, Venture Scouts, Solon Girl Scouts and Cub Scouts. It will be an interesting program dedicated to retirement and disposal of unserviceable flags. Should you have a worn flag and wish to dispose of it properly, bring it with you. Bring a lawn chair and enjoy the ceremony.

Dance Team juniors host garage sale June 2 for the Macy’s parade

SOLON– The Juniors from the Solon Dance Team are having a garage sale on Saturday, June 2, during city wide sales. It will be held at 1802 Mehaffey Bridge Rd., Solon.
While doing your spring cleaning, if you find anything you will like to donate, they would appreciate your donation.
They will be happy to get items early and will store them until the sale. Just call Sandy at 319-624-2896 to arrange a pick up. The team would appreciate any help with this fundraiser.

Habitat groundbreaking set for May 1

SOLON– Solon’s first Habitat for Humanity project is well underway. They will be ready for groundbreaking on Tuesday, May 1, at 6 p.m. The groundbreaking for the Kurt and Vicki Shover family will take place on Dubuque Street in Solon. This is a very exciting opportunity for members of the community to get involved and help out with this project. The group is still asking for donations and are always looking for volunteers. If you are interested in volunteering for any part of the project you can contact Ashley Wahlert at ashley@iowavalleyhabitat.org.

Author, professor uses humor to teach about nature

IOWA CITY– Have you grown hardened to the diatribe of environmental advocates? No longer know what it feels like to connect with nature?
Can’t relate to the ancient prairie underneath all of Johnson County’s feet?
A few minutes with author and educator John T. Price, Ph.D., will change your mind.

Garage Sale Registration

Registration is now open for Solon Area Garage Sales, to be held on Saturday, June 2. Deadline to register is May 28 or when 80 in-town registrations have been received, whichever comes first. Available spots at the library are filling up quickly so, register early if you want to reserve a library spot.