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March 19th

New leadership for Women of Troy on the tennis court

IOWA CITY– Rich Redfern has taken charge of the Iowa City West High girl’s tennis team for the 2012 season. Redfern inherits a squad that went 13-0 in the MVC and 20-1 overall last year, and will be assisted by Erika Mundt.

We Run: for fun, fitness, life

By Lori Lindner
North Liberty Leader
NORTH LIBERTY– When Brian Tharp began to run, he was literally running for his life.
In 2008, after historic floods hit Eastern Iowa, Brian’s electric contracting company was bombarded with work; jobs that involved long hours, seven-day work weeks and a lot of physical labor. Since Brian is the type of supervisor to jump in and help with whatever his workers are facing, he also found himself knee-deep in the recovery effort for a solid year.
The problem was, at 360 pounds, his knees weren’t what they used to be.

City leaf pickup to begin next Monday

NORTH LIBERTY– The City of North Liberty’s street department will be doing curbside leaf pickup on March 26 and April 2 and 9.
Leaves must be between the sidewalk and curb or within two feet of the edge of the street by 7 a.m. on the days listed above. No sticks, branches, yard waste or any other materials should be mixed with the leaves. Brush or garden waste may be bundled for pickup on your regular trash day. Each Monday morning, the public works staff will begin picking up leaves at 7 a.m. until all the streets have been checked once.

Boys baseball taking applications

IOWA CITY– The Iowa City Boys Baseball Organization is now taking applications for the 2012 season. The league is open to children ages 12 through 15 who reside in Iowa City or any other community. All games are played at the Mercer baseball complex near Southeast Junior High in Iowa City. See www.icbaseball.org for information and registration forms. The form and registration fee are due in by April 13. The season runs from May 21 until July 28.

Fourth annual Parent University to be held March 29 at Van Allen

NORTH LIBERTY–Parent University will be held Thursday, March 29, from 6-7:30 pm. at Van Allen Elementary School, 170 Abigail Rd., North Liberty. Childcare (for children toilet trained and older only) will be provided at no charge.
Learn about practical tools that can be applied at home at a free event for all parents and caregivers of school-aged children.

“Up ‘N Atom” Optimists of NL invite everyone to attend April events

NORTH LIBERTY– The Optimist Club Of North Liberty releases its calendar of upcoming events:
March 22: Regular Thursday Dinner Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Pizza Ranch. Speaker: Terrance Neuzil, Johnson County Supervisor, speaking on Johnson County happenings.
March 31: Easter Egg Hunt, 10:30 a.m., community center.
April 9: Board Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Darlene Smith’s home.
April 12: Regular Thursday Dinner Meeting, 6:30 p.m., Pizza Ranch. Speaker: Judy Bennett, hyperbaric treatment at Mercy Hospital in Iowa City.

Swisher WILOS to host bake sale April 6

SWISHER– The Women’s Improvement League of Swisher (WILOS) will host a Good Friday bake sale April 6, from 9 until 11:30 a.m. at Swisher Trust and Savings Bank in Swisher.
There will also be an Easter bunny breakfast Saturday, April 7, from 9 until 10:30 a.m. at Swisher Trust and Savings Bank in Swisher. Come have your morning meal with the Easter bunny.

North Bend spring extravaganza March 30

NORTH LIBERTY– North Bend Elementary’s Parent-Teacher Group (PTG) will be hosting a spring extravaganza fundraiser featuring a vendor show and silent auction Friday, March 30, at the Bella Sala reception and banquet facility east of Tiffin off Highway 6.
The silent auction runs from 5 until 8 p.m., with the vendor show from 4 until 9 p.m.

Spring bake sale at NL First United Methodist to be held March 24

NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty First United Methodist Church will hold a “Spring Extravaganza” bake sale on Saturday, March 24, from 9 a.m. until 2 p.m.
The bake sale will be held at the church, which is located at 85 N. Jones Blvd., North Liberty. Contact Lindsay Nash at 319-541-0107 for more information.

NL turns to Cedar Valley for future animal services

NORTH LIBERTY– A relationship with the Cedar Valley Humane Society will rescue the City of North Liberty from an unplanned adoption of Iowa City’s proposed cost-sharing plan for a new animal shelter.
At its March 13 meeting, the North Liberty City Council unanimously voted to pursue a contract with the Cedar Valley Humane Society near Cedar Rapids for future animal services incurred when city employees find stray animals within the North Liberty city limits and cannot locate an owner.