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August 13th

2012 IGCA Class 5A All-State Softball teams announced

DES MOINES– The Iowa Girls’ Coaches Association released their 2012 All-State Softball Teams on Monday, July 30. Iowa City West’s Tatum Klein (First Team), Mackenzie Laux and Shelly Stumpff (both Second Team) were the only Women of Troy named from the first-ever West squad to make the state tournament. West had to settle for fourth place after Pleasant Valley took a 5-2 win in the third-place game on Friday, July 20, in Fort Dodge.
The full list can be seen at http://www.ighsau.org/sb/2012/12astatesb.html.

Happy Birthday North Liberty

NORTH LIBERTY– Calling all artists and creative spirits!
North Liberty needs you!
North Liberty is gearing up to celebrate its 100th birthday in November 2013, and your talent and inspiration could be its best gift. The North Liberty Centennial Committee is calling for submissions for its Centennial Logo Contest.
Create a logo representing the city’s 100th birthday. Entry deadline is 12 p.m., Aug. 31.

Get Moving third annual 5k walk/run Aug. 26

IOWA CITY– The “Get Moving for Healthy Kids: Third Annual 5k Walk/Run” will benefit the ICCSD Healthy Kids Community Care school-based health clinics Sunday, Aug. 26, at West High School.
It is a great community fitness activity for kids and adults that supports the ICCSD school health clinics.
The 5k walk/run originating at West High School is open to all walkers/runners and families interested in a fun, family fitness activity.
Register online at www.communityfoundationofjohnsoncounty.org
Early registration by Aug. 19 is $15/individual or $40 per family.

Ninth annual NL Fun Run/Walk to be Sept. 16

IOWA CITY– The North Liberty Steering Committee of the Iowa City Area Chamber of Commerce presents the ninth annual North Liberty Fun Run/Walk to be held on Sunday, Sept. 16. Sponsored by MidWestOne Bank, the event features a 5k route and children’s race. The race starts at 650 W. Cherry St. near the gazebo at Liberty Centre. Registration begins at 8:15 a.m. with the children’s race beginning at 9 a.m. followed by the 5k at 9:15 a.m.

Early tailgate with Tim Dwight

 NORTH LIBERTY– Kick off the 2012 football season with the North Liberty Community Pantry on Aug. 23, from 5 until 7 p.m., at the University Club, Iowa City. Tim Dwight will be available to take pictures, sign autographs and speak. All proceeds will go toward the North Liberty Community Pantry Building Fund. Appetizers included. Cash bar.
Cost: Adults $30, Children (five-12) $15, Children under five are free. Purchase tickets: www.northlibertycommunitypantry.org/special-focus/early-tailgate/. Or call 319-626-2711 or nlpantry@gmail.com.

‘Salute to Summer’ in North Liberty Aug. 18

NORTH LIBERTY– The North Liberty Fire Department (NLFD) will host its annual celebration “Salute to Summer” on Saturday, Aug. 18, from 11 a.m. until 11 p.m. As always, the event is at Bobber’s Grill (Scales Pointe Campground) in North Liberty. The event will feature inflatable rides, a poker run, a climbing wall and pony rides. The Cedar Island Band will play, there will be a silent auction, a mechanical bull, a race car simulator, and a raffle for a Carnival Cruise. Proceeds help fund the fire department.

NLFD receives grant to recruit, keep volunteers

By Chris Umscheid
North Liberty Leader
NORTH LIBERTY– Emergencies happen at all hours of the day and night, regardless of weather, weekends or holidays. In North Liberty, a force of about 35 volunteer Firefighter-Emergency Medical Technicians (EMT) stand ready 24-7-365 to answer the call.
And they could use some help.

NL council approves NLPD contract agreement

NORTH LIBERTY– What is the price of safety?
In North Liberty, it’s costing taxpayers about $1.48 million per year. On July 10, the North Liberty City council approved a collective bargaining agreement for the North Liberty Police Department’s (NLPD) 2012-2013 employee contract, which became effective last month.
The department currently has 15 full-time police officers (including its chief, assistant chief and one investigator), as well as two part-time officers.

Save some green with Hometown Rewards program

NORTH LIBERTY– What would you choose? An energy-efficient splash pad in a west side park; LED lighting at Penn Meadows Park; or LED lighting on the bike trail?
One of these North Liberty projects will be funded by Alliant Energy utility company, as part of their Hometown Rewards program that encourages energy-saving behaviors and upgrades for Iowa towns, but only if North Liberty residents sign up to save money and energy.
In 2010, North Liberty was the first city in Iowa chosen to be a part of Hometown Rewards, and it has been picking up steam since.

Old Gold Menu

Wednesday, Aug. 8:
LS hot turkey sandwich, mashed potatoes with LS gravy, mixed veggies, peaches.

Thursday, Aug. 9:
Breaded fish with tartar sauce, tri-potato patty, winter mix veggies, banana, oatmeal creme cookie.

Friday, Aug. 10:
LS chicken noodle casserole, broccoli Normandy, mixed green salad with assorted dressings, apricot halves.

Monday, Aug. 13:
LS tuna noodle casserole, Harvard beets, mixed green salad with assorted dressings, strawberries, ice cream cup.

Tuesday, Aug. 14: