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June 20th, 2011

Splitsville

IOWA CITY — Charlie Stumpff’s West High Trojans baseball team slipped to 12-8 overall Friday evening after splitting a varsity double-header with Cedar Rapids Xavier at home.
West took the opener 10-1 but fell 5-2 in the nightcap.
In the opener, West started out with a three-run lead after the first inning. Ryan Rumpf drove in Aaron Peller with an RBI double that went all the way to the right field fence. Spence Bonner singled bringing home Ryan Siems before Jeremy Cronk walked to load up the bases. Luke Crimmins’ pop-up to right field was caught, but Rumpf was able to score.

Pointers storm Clear Creek boys

TIFFIN — The Stormin’ Pointers of Center Point-Urbana lived up to their name last Monday evening during a visit to the Clippers of Clear Creek Amana.
A five-run first inning set the stage for a 12-2 Pointer win in a five-inning first half to a varsity doubleheader. Two more CPU runs came in the top of the second, one in the third and two apiece in the fourth and fifth.
The Clippers, struggling this season, found two runs in the bottom of the third inning. Nile Eckermann belted out a two-RBI shot bringing home A.J. Liddell and Dillon Villhauer.

West slips past Regina

IOWA CITY — The West High varsity baseball team scattered three runs over six-and-a-half innings last Tuesday to take a 3-1 win over the Regals of Iowa City Regina.
The Trojans scored in the bottom of the first, third and fifth innings on six hits; Regina’s run came in the top of the fourth. Regina had four hits in the contest.

CCA loses twice in Waterloo

WATERLOO — The Clippers of Clear Creek Amana (CCA) slipped further in the rankings following a pair of baseball losses last Thursday to the Sailors of Waterloo Columbus. The Sailors sank the Clippers 6-3 in the opener and 9-4 in the nightcap, dropping CCA to a 4-10 record overall and 4-7 in the WaMaC.

Adult volunteers needed for Johnson Co Compeer Program

IOWA CITY– Volunteers are needed for the Compeer Program of Johnson County.  The Compeer Program matches adult community volunteers in friendships with adults who are receiving mental health treatment. Compeer has now expanded its program outreach to offer friendships to Shelter House Clients and to match Military Veterans receiving mental health treatment with volunteer Vets. We also continue to serve the all of the Johnson County Community.

Project GREEN Garden Tour June 26

IOWA CITY– Five private Iowa City gardens range from charming city lots to multi-acre properties will be part of the Project GREEN Garden Tour June 26. These garden owners have battled storm damage, boggy clay soil, invasive plant species and critter combatants. A map of the tour is on website www.projectgreen.org or begin at any one of the gardens for a ticket and a tour map.
The tour runs from at 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, June 26. Admission is $5, 16 and under are free.
Two of the gardens are in the Manville Heights area south of City Park:

Party June 25 at Grant Wood’s: Free Family Fun Day!

CEDAR RAPIDS—The Cedar Rapids Museum of Art (CRMA) is celebrating free admission at the Grant Wood Studio with a Party at Grant Wood’s: Free Family Fun Day on Saturday, June 25, from 12-4 p.m.

June 19th

‘Know Your Community’ sponsored by League of Women Voters

JOHNSON COUNTY– The public is invited to join the League of Women Voters of Johnson County for a summer picnic and program designed to help citizens learn about the social, economic, and demographic changes occurring in Johnson County.  Christine Scheetz, President and CEO of United Way of Johnson County, will present the results of a community assessment of needs.  Based on the data gathered and input from community leaders, United Way has come up with a 10-year plan to address the disturbing local numbers in income, education and health.  Her presentation is entitled “2020 Vision Goals for t

June 14th

Food For Thought

It was an item on a newscast. One out of three patients encounters mistakes while hospitalized. Everything from amputating the wrong leg to bringing the wrong food tray to a patient on a restricted diet. I’ve been hospitalized at least a dozen times in my lifetime– stays that were more than just overnights– and any mistakes I encountered were non-threatening and, usually negligible.

Walkin'

I had a sudden urge to make and eat a double batch of potato salad last week.
It’s got something to do with my ancestry. The Polish side of me makes my feet get happy when I hear polka music, and the German side cries out for kartoffelsalat every now and then.
Luckily for my health, it’s an urge that I have less often as I grow older and wider.