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October 1st

Penn school can, bottle drive is Oct. 16

NORTH LIBERTY– The Penn Elementary School PTO is holding a can and bottle drive on Tuesday, Oct. 16, from 3 until 6 p.m. at the school on 230 N. Dubuque St. Pop cans and plastic and glass bottles will be accepted. If it has an “IA 5-cent” deposit, they’ll take it. Just drive up and drop them off– they do the sorting. Cans and bottles should be reasonably clean and dry. Flattened or crushed items cannot be accepted. Contact the Penn PTO with questions at PennPTO@gmail.com or 319-626-4964.

Stone Soup Supper Oct. 28 will benefit NL Pantry

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 pm. The North Liberty Community Pantry was founded on the belief that we are neighbors helping neighbors. Please help your neighbors and support the Stone Soup Supper.

2012 ‘See You at the Pole’ in North Liberty

NORTH LIBERTY– Heritage Christian School students participated in the national “See You at the Pole” event Tuesday Sept. 25, the day before thousands of other students from around the country will gather to pray around their schools’ flagpoles. As one would expect at a Christian school, students at Heritage have heavily participated in the national event in past years. Christian students who attend the area’s public junior highs, however, have sometimes been reluctant to participate because of fear of being singled out or intimidated by the lack of numbers around their flagpoles.

CCA Homecoming sullied by the Sabers

By Chris Umscheid
North Liberty Leader
TIFFIN– The 2012 Homecoming for the Clear Creek Amana (CCA) Clippers was tarnished Friday night as visiting Central DeWitt had its way with the guys in blue, winning 30-14 and dropping CCA to a 3-3 record overall.

West JV fourth at City High

IOWA CITY– The West High JV volleyball team placed fourth at the 2012 City High JV Little Hawk Tournament held Monday, Sept. 24.
Cedar Rapids Xavier won the tournament with a perfect 4-0 record; City High was second with a 3-1 showing. Solon placed third with a 2-2 record, the Women of Troy’s placing came with a 1-3 record while Cedar Rapids Kennedy was fifth with an 0-4 record.
Round One:
City High def. CR Kennedy 21-1, 21-8.
CR Xavier def. IC West 21-13, 21-16.
Round Two:
City High def. IC West 17-21, 21-13, 15-9.
Solon def. CR Kennedy 21-9, 21-12.
Round Three:

Under a Cider Moon: a time for celebration and fun

JOHNSON COUNTY– Join the fun and celebration at the Johnson County Heritage Trust’s (JCHT) annual fundraiser, “Under a Cider Moon … A Celebration of Autumn,” on Friday, Oct. 19, at Schwab’s Celebration Barn, 245th St., NE (off Sugar Bottom Road), Solon.
Doors open at 5:30 p.m., and a drawing for a diamond pendant, valued at $500, will be held at 6 p.m. Must be present to win. The live auction begins promptly at 7 p.m.

Clipper cross country JV boys and varsity girls blow past competition

By Chris Umscheid
North Liberty Leader
IOWA CITY– The Clear Creek Amana (CCA) cross country teams gathered at the University of Iowa’s Ashton Cross Country Course with a few hundred of their closest friends and rivals for the Clippers’ home meet last Monday evening.
Middle School, junior varsity (JV) and varsity teams ran the course under mostly clear skies and seasonal temperatures.

September 24th

Food For Thought

I first became aware of cheerleaders when I was in junior high school. The only requirements for achieving this envied status seemed to be that you look adorable in the short skirt, baggy sweater and saddle-shoes, and that you could jump up and down, yell a lot, and generally attract attention. I didn’t know, at the time, that cheerleaders were required to audition for the role. These were called “try-outs” and girls practiced, along with their friends, for weeks ahead of time.

Walkin'

We met Dana early on the second day, a 41-mile bicycle ride from Cumberland to Little Orleans, Md. We happened to talk in the morning and realized we all were heading the same destination.

William D. “Bill” Bartlett

William D. “Bill” Bartlett, 32, of rural Solon, died from injuries in a motorcycle accident Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 27, at St. Mary Catholic Church in Solon, with burial to follow at St. Mary Cemetery in Solon. Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the church, where a parish rosary will be recited at 7:30 p.m. In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Bill’s memory, memorial masses are also welcome. Online condolences may be sent for his family through the web @ www.gayandciha.com.