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September 10th

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.

Close call at home

SOLON– It was another heart attack courtesy the cardiac kids.
Solon’s Lady Spartans had to face down several match points against the 10th-ranked Maquoketa Cardinals last Tuesday (Sept. 4) before climbing out of a 11-14 hole in the fifth and final game.
The No. 8 Lady Spartans won the marathon (25-27, 25-17, 23-25, 25-16, 16-14), one of two home matches last week.

Just what the doctor ordered

SOLON– It took all of 10 seconds for the Solon Spartans to feel better about themselves.
Jordan Wymer took Mount Pleasant’s opening kickoff 95 yards for a score, and the rout was on.
Solon scored 42 points in the first quarter and let the continuous clock run in the second half for a 56-6 win.
“It was a great win, one in which we really needed to get our confidence back,” said head coach Kevin Miller.  “I thought as a whole we executed much better in all phases of the game, especially on special teams.”

Summer heat to autumn cool for runners

ATKINS– With their first race in autumn-like weather, Solon’s cross country teams responded with three wins and a fourth place at the annual ‘Run Through the Woods’ in Atkins at the Benton Invitational, Sept. 9.
That followed a blistering 90-degree reading earlier in the week. Still, the Class 3A third-ranked Spartan girls held close to No. 1 Assumption of Davenport in the 19-school Sept. 4 Tipton Invitational. The Solon boys were sixth among the 21 full teams competing in the sun-baked run through Tipton City Park.

Newest addition opens

SOLON– The Solon Retirement Village announced the opening of its dedicated skilled/acute care building on July 24, the newest addition to the retirement campus. An open house for the general public was held Wednesday, July 18.
The skilled/acute care area will accommodate 13 individuals with needs for short-term skilled in an addition constructed on the southeast side of the Solon Nursing Care Center. The campus received approval from the state to add these skilled beds last November, in addition to gaining approval to build a new CCDI Memory Care which opened in May of this year.

Local candidates receive help in state house bids

JOHNSON COUNTY– They’re outnumbered two-to-one, according to the latest voter registration numbers from the Johnson County Auditor’s Office. Their party hasn’t had a winner in the northern part of the county since 1994. But Republican candidates for the Iowa State House of Representatives, Bobby Kaufmann and Steve Sherman, soldier on.
And they’re getting some help from some pretty influential people.

Long-range plan puts new high school last

IOWA CITY– A majority of board members indicated their willingness to release funds previously slated for a new high school and put them to use in a facilities timeline that includes mostly existing buildings.
Board members generally agreed with a facilities plan from the ICCSD administration, and both groups seem intent on fixing up several grade schools, building a new elementary school in Coralville or North Liberty by 2015 and putting an addition on North Central Junior High school (NCJHS).