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Archive

January 9th, 2012

Discarded Christmas trees picked up Jan. 13

The City of Solon will be picking up Christmas trees Friday, Jan. 13.  Please place trees at the curb by 7 a.m. that day. 

Solon Boy Scout soup supper Jan. 14

SOLON– The Solon Boy Scout Troop 120 is hosting its annual soup supper on Saturday, Jan. 14, at St. Mary Catholic Church from 5-7 p.m. This is an all-you-can-eat meal that includes piping hot soup, fresh baked bread and a wide assortment of desserts to choose from. Cost is $6 for ages 10 and up, $4 for ages 5 to 9, free for those under 5 years of age. The Scouts and their families spend the day cooking and baking all their favorites for the meal, so please come and enjoy.

Solon KC breakfast Sunday, Jan. 15

SOLON– The Solon Knights of Columbus will host a breakfast Sunday, Jan. 15, from 8 a.m. until 12 p.m. at St. Mary Catholic Church parish hall. The cost is $6 for ages 12 and up, $3 for ages six through 12, and free for age five and younger. Omelets are available upon request.

Habitat for Humanity meeting Jan. 15

SOLON– Committees are being formed and fundraising will start soon. If you would like to get involved or have an organization that would like to be a part of this outstanding project, there will be another meeting this Sunday, Jan. 15, at the Solon United Methodist Church Family Life Center at 7 p.m. There is still time to be included on the construction, public relations or fundraising committees. These will meet at 6:30 p.m., just before the general meeting.

JECC budget accepted but not embraced

By Chris Umscheid
North Liberty Leader
IOWA CITY— Gary Albrecht was in the hot seat. As the Executive Director for the Joint Emergency Communications Center (JECC), it was his task to bring forth a budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2013 to the Johnson County Board of Supervisors. Albrecht made his presentation Monday afternoon, Dec. 19, during a supervisors’ budget work session, and found himself having to account for some of the accounting.

Medin Family Dental hangs shingle

SOLON– Solon dentist Kristine Medin hasn’t decided where to hang the sign for her new office in Solon. She’s now taking appointments and practicing dentistry after starting over in the former dentist office on the corner.
The spot has been through some changes over the years, having been a gas station and a bakery. Medin, a University of Iowa dental school graduate, was glad to take over a former dentist office, but said she rebuilt it to bring it up to date.
“I met Dr. Crossley and was going to work with him (before he died),” she said.

First and second grade basketball

SOLON– First and second grade basketball programs are being offered by Solon Parks and Recreation at the Lakeview Elementary gym beginning Saturday, Feb. 18. The program dates are Feb. 18, Feb. 25, March 3 and March 17. For registration information and other activities offered in Solon, check out the parks and recreation tab on Solon’s website: www.solon-iowa.com.

Second adult yoga class offered

SOLON– Due to tremendous interest and a large number of participants in yoga, the City of Solon announced the offering of another five-week yoga class. This session will feature two to three certified yoga instructors, to enhance fitness, flexibility and health. Yoga will be held from 5:30 until 6:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays. For registration information check out the parks and recreation tab on the Solon website: www.solon-iowa.com.

Artists sought for 2nd Calf Classic

SOLON– January is the kick-off for the second annual Calf Classic sponsored by the Solon Library Foundation. Decorated calves are entered in the Beef Days parade and are auctioned to the highest bidder at the conclusion of the Beef Days celebration.

Solon Senior Advocates announce three upcoming events

SOLON– The Solon Senior Advocates are hitting the road again this month.
Thursday, Jan. 19, is a trip to the Johnson County Historical and Car Museum and MacBride Hall, departing following a meal at Old Gold Diner.
Reggie’s Weenies will be catering hot dogs, Waldorf salad and peach cobbler to the Monday, Jan. 30, “Meal and Movie” at the Solon Public Library featuring “The Music Man.”
A bus trip to a Rock Island Circa 21 production of “Grease” is scheduled for Wednesday, Feb. 15, leaving at 9:30 a.m. from the Solon Recreation and Nature Area.