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October 1st

Our Lord’s Church fall festival Oct. 13; pre-orders for Dutch Letters

SOLON– Our Lord’s Church, 131 N. Market St., will have its eighth Annual Fall Festival Saturday, Oct. 13, from 9 a.m. until 3 p.m. A soup luncheon will start at 10:30 a.m., serving homemade chili, chicken noodle, and ham and bean soups, along with hot dogs and chilidogs. The bake sale includes Kolaches, pies, cakes, cookies, bars, some candy, fresh farm eggs, bread from the Sykora Bakery and other member specialties. The festival will again be selling Dutch Letters, a pastry from Pella and (new this year) fresh cheese curds from the Kalona Cheese Factory.

Red Cedar Chamber Music concert Thursday, Oct. 4

SOLON– Red Cedar Chamber Music will hold a free “Rural Outreach” concert Thursday, Oct. 4, at 7 p.m. at Sts. Peter and Paul Community Center at 1165 Taft Ave., Solon. For information, call 319-377-8028. Flutist Jan Boland, guitarist John Dowdall and cellist Carey Bostian will perform tuneful Czech-inspired chamber music by Iowa composers

Solon post prom seeking used clothing for sale

SOLON– Solon’s Post Prom Party committee will be holding an “All Solon” used clothing and sporting goods sale at the Solon Middle School (date to be determined). Please donate any used Solon Spartan apparel as well as any sporting goods equipment such as cleats, gloves, athletic apparel, etc. Please make sure donations are clean and in good condition. Donations can be dropped off at any of the three schools in labeled boxes and will be collected Oct. 1 through 19. All proceeds for this fundraiser will be used for the 2013 Post Prom Party.

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HELP WANTED

SALES REPRESENTATIVE NEEDED Looking for a Sales Representative to call on small business owners in the Cedar Rapids area and surrounding counties. Compensation depends on experience but many make $40K-$80K per year. Stock ownership plan available (subject to eligibility requirements) and lead funding available. Training and mentoring provided. For a personal interview please call Jennifer at 319-573-5776.10/10



Hawk Talk

I’ve got to admit I was more than worried when the Hawkeyes took the field against the Gophers for homecoming weekend at Kinnick Stadium Saturday.
Would the offense show up or get shut down like it did against Iowa State?
How about the defense? Could they stop a team like Minnesota that came in to the game 4-0, or would they give up 32 points like they did last week?
What about the special teams? Could they cover an onside kick?
Can Mark Weisman continue to run over a Big Ten defense?
One of the things you can count on is the Hawkeyes’ leadership.

Alvina Ries

Alvina D. Ries, 92, of Dyersville, passed away at her residence on Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2012. Funeral services were held at St. Francis Xavier Basilica on Sept. 28, with Father Dennis Quint and Father Carl Ries presiding. Burial was in St. Francis Xavier Cemetery, Dyersville.
On June 27, 1920, in Bloomington, Wis., Alvina was born to Joseph and Elizabeth (Crubel) Sabers. She married Herbert N. Ries on Jan. 2, 1940, in New Vienna and settled on a farm south of Greeley, where they lived for 53 years, until moving to Dyersville in 1997. Herbert preceded Alvina in death on Sept. 25, 2006.

Esther Rourke Peters

Esther Rourke Peters, 78, Oxford, died peacefully on Friday, Sept. 28, 2012.
Funeral Services will be held on Friday, Oct. 5, at 10 a.m. at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oxford. Visitation will be from 9-10 a.m. at the church in Oxford. In lieu of flowers, a donation may be made to St. Mary’s Catholic Church, Oxford.
Elizabeth Esther Peters was born Feb. 15, 1934, to Jack and Blanche Rourke. She married John S. Peters June 21, 1956, at St. Mary’s Catholic Church in Oxford.

Betty Moses

Betty Jane Moses, 86, of Ely, died Friday, Sept. 21, at the Dennis and Donna Oldorf Hospice House of Mercy in Hiawatha. Services were held Sept. 24 at Brosh Chapel in Cedar Rapids, with burial following in Rogers Grove Cemetery near Ely.

Robert Leonard

Robert Norton Leonard, 93, of Tiffin, passed away Saturday, Sept. 22, 2012, at Solon Nursing Care Center with his wife and family by his side. Funeral services were held Sept. 26 at the Gay & Ciha Funeral and Cremation Service in Iowa City. Burial was at Oak Hill Cemetery, near Tiffin.
Online condolences may be sent to Robert’s family through the web at www.gayandciha.com.

Ronald Kofron

Ronald M. Kofron, 64, of Cedar Rapids, died Saturday morning, Sept. 22, 2012, at Mercy Medical Center. Funeral Mass was held Sept. 25 at Saint Wenceslaus Catholic Church by Father Christopher Podhajsky. Burial was in Czech National Cemetery.
Local survivors include his son Shane (Cindy) Kofron of Swisher.