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Archive

September 10th, 2012

Solon Community Pantry wish list

SOLON– The Solon Food Pantry served 24 families in the last two weeks and that reduced the pantry’s inventory. The current wish list includes: juices, cereal, canned meats, tuna helper, canned fruit, instant potatoes, pasta sides, ravioli/Spaghettios.

American Legion Bingo day Sept. 30 to benefit Solon Habitat home

SOLON– The Solon American Legion will host a Bingo day on Sunday, Sept. 30, from 1 until 4:30 p.m. at the Legion hall.
Community members are invited to come and play. Pay by the game, 50¢ a card, variety of prizes/cash. The Bingo day is a fundraiser for Solon Habitat for Humanity.

Methodist Sunday School begins

SOLON– Solon United Methodist Church is excited to welcome another year of Sunday School. The church offers classes for youth three years old all the way to adult classes. Everyone is welcome from 9:15 until 10:30 a.m. each Sunday morning. The curriculum is split into the following categories: Preschool through kindergarten, Veggie Tales– Veggie Connection; first through sixth grade, Grow, Proclaim, Serve!; seventh through 12th grade, LinC current events.

Gym scheduling meeting Sept. 12

SOLON– The Facilities Usage Meeting will be held Wednesday, Sept. 12, at 7 p.m. in room 403 of the Solon Middle School.
The group will meet to discuss the upcoming facilities needs for the months of October, November and December at the Solon Middle School and Lakeview Elementary gyms.  Please make sure your team or group has a representative present and bring your schedule.

Old Gold Menu

Wednesday, Sept. 12:
Sponsored Meal. Meat loaf, baked potato half w/sour cream, lima beans, Mandarin oranges, Ice Cream & Birthday Cake.

Thursday, Sept. 13:
Pot roast, mashed potatoes w/LS gravy, zucchini Italiano, banana pudding. BINGO/Foot Clinic.

Friday, Sept. 14:
LS tuna noodle casserole, Harvard beets, mixed green salad w/assorted dressings, cantaloupe, ice cream cup. Cards.

Monday, Sept. 17:
LS beef and noodles, lima beans, banana peach cup, strawberry shortcake.

Tuesday, Sept. 18:

County justice center presentation Sept. 21 at Old Gold Diner

SOLON– Guess who’s coming to dinner! Johnson County Sheriff Lonny Pulkrabek and Johnson County Attorney Janet Lyness will be joining Old Gold Dining Friday, Sept. 21, to talk about the proposed new justice center and answer questions. Be sure to call 624-2251 and get your name in for this important, informational event.

VNA flu clinic at Old Gold Sept. 18

IOWA CITY– The Visiting Nurse Association (VNA) will be holding a flu clinic at Solon’s Old Gold Diner (senior dining) in the Fellowship Hall of the Solon United Methodist Church on Tuesday, Sept. 18, from 9 until 11 a.m.
Come and get your flu shot and join us for lunch. Please call 319-624-2251 to make your dinner reservation before noon on Sept. 17.

Old Gold Diner to host Solon fourth graders beginning Sept. 26

SOLON– Old Gold Dining will again host the fourth grade classes once a month during the school year. All visits will be on the fourth Wednesday of the month, except for December and May 2013. Those two will be on the third Wednesday of the month.

Close call at home

SOLON– It was another heart attack courtesy the cardiac kids.
Solon’s Lady Spartans had to face down several match points against the 10th-ranked Maquoketa Cardinals last Tuesday (Sept. 4) before climbing out of a 11-14 hole in the fifth and final game.
The No. 8 Lady Spartans won the marathon (25-27, 25-17, 23-25, 25-16, 16-14), one of two home matches last week.

Just what the doctor ordered

SOLON– It took all of 10 seconds for the Solon Spartans to feel better about themselves.
Jordan Wymer took Mount Pleasant’s opening kickoff 95 yards for a score, and the rout was on.
Solon scored 42 points in the first quarter and let the continuous clock run in the second half for a 56-6 win.
“It was a great win, one in which we really needed to get our confidence back,” said head coach Kevin Miller.  “I thought as a whole we executed much better in all phases of the game, especially on special teams.”