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February 23rd

Kirkwood career workshops set at Iowa City campus

IOWA CITY– Kirkwood Community College will offer a series of free workshops to assist area residents in job searches and career exploration. The free workshops will focus on basic skills needed by those seeking employment or new career directions.
The following workshops will be presented by Kirkwood Career Services Director Danielle Ebaugh, in Room 216 at the Iowa City Kirkwood Campus Credit Center from 9-11 a.m. each day:
Tuesday, March 16– Interviewing Skills; Tuesday, April 20– Cover Letters/Job Applications; Tuesday, May 11– Resume Writing (repeat of Feb. 23 workshop)

Youth groups to present St. Patrick’s and St. Joseph’s Night

OXFORD– The youth of St. Mary’s and St. Peter’s churches will be hosting St. Patrick’s and St. Joseph’s Night on Saturday, March 20, beginning with 4 p.m. Mass at St. Mary’s Auditorium, 133 E. Main St., Oxford.
Afterward, from 5-7 p.m., a traditional Irish meal will be served, with corn beef and cabbage or a chicken breast and ham dinner with all the fixings. Tickets are $10 for adults, $7 for students in seventh through twelfth grade, $5 for students K-6, and children 4 and under free.

February 18th

Mildred Curry

Mildred L. Curry, age 96, of Palm Harbor, Fla., formerly of Holbrook, Iowa and Iowa City, died in Palm Harbor on Feb. 9, 2010. She and her husband, Kenneth, farmed near Holbrook for many years and then moved to Iowa City, where she worked in the Cardiac Cath Lab at University Hospitals until their retirement to Fairfield Bay, Ark. They later moved to Florida. She was predeceased by her husband, her parents Meade and Grace Sigmund, brother William Sigmund, and sister Maurine Magnus.

Joyce Dusanek

Joyce Ann (Potter) Dusanek, 74, of Iowa City, formerly of Anamosa, died Wednesday, Feb. 17, 2010. A celebration of her life was held on Feb. 20 at Good Shepherd Lutheran Church in Cedar Rapids, with visitation before the service. Lahey Funeral & Cremation Services in Wyoming is in charge of arrangements.

Ramona Parrott

Ramona L. (Brown) Parrott, 51, of Marion, died Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House in Hiawatha, following her 14-year battle with cancer. Funeral services were held Wednesday, Feb. 17, at Life Tabernacle Church, Iowa City, with burial at Memory Gardens Cemetery. Visitation was Feb. 16 at the church.
In lieu of flowers, a memorial fund has been established in Ramona’s memory.
Online condolences may be sent through the web at www.gayandciha.com.

Margaret Ritchie

Margaret E. Bilsland Ritchie, 93, of Irving Point, died Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, at Mercy Medical Center after a short illness. Services were held Wednesday, Feb. 17, at Cedar Memorial Park Chapel of Memories, with burial in Cedar Memorial Park Cemetery. Visitation was Feb. 16 at Cedar Memorial Park Funeral Home.

Michael Schmitt

Michael R. Schmitt, 45, of Durham, N.C., formerly of Marion, died Tuesday, Feb. 16, 2010, due to complications from influenza. A private memorial service was held at St. John’s Catholic Church in Mount Vernon Feb. 20. There was no visitation.

January 4th

Walkin'

With all the predictions of a blizzard heading our way, we decided to postpone our departure for Denver and fly instead of drive. Tickets were expensive, but we opted to pay the price as we only visit Sabra’s family once a year. By the dire predictions of the meteorologists we didn’t have a chance of making it on the road, so we gambled on a chance by air.
Ha, ha!

Food for Thought

FOOD FOR THOUGHT
by Milli Gilbaugh

A déjà vue winter

Hawkeye wrestlers win third straight title

The Hawkeye wrestlers won their third straight Midlands title last week at Evanston, Illinois.
Iowa had three finalists; Matt McDonough (124), Brent Metcalf (149) and Jay Borschel (174).
It was good to see seniors Brent and Jay win championships, but for Matt, a redshirt freshman, the future looks good with his first title.
Nate Moore, another redshirt freshman wrestling at 133, finished sixth, losing to top-seeded Nick Fanthorpe from Iowa State, 2-1.
Sophomore Montell Marion also had a sixth-place finish and Derek St. John, a true freshman at 157, placed fifth wrestling unattached.