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May 22, 2010
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Covenant Clinic Diabetic Shoe Fitting Clinic Covenant Clinic, Gladbrook, will hold a diabetic shoe fitting clinic on Friday, June 18, 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Please call (641) 473-2707 to make an appointment.

Jerry’s Barbershop I will be having surgery on my shoulder and wrist on Friday, May 21. I expect to be off work at least three weeks. I also will be going to physical therapy for several weeks. Please call ahead to see if I will be working at (641) 750-6645.

Gladbrook Memorial Day Dinner Gladbrook Legion Memorial Day Pork BBQ plate dinner on Monday, May 31, serving from 11 a.m. to1 p.m. Carry-outs, call 1-641-485-3132. Memorial Day Services at All Veterans Park at 11am with band playing at 10:45a.m.

Coaches Needed!! Gladbrook-Lincoln Youth Recreation Association is looking for a Middle School Baseball and Middle School Softball coach, if interested please call (641) 750-2475 or (641) 473-2997.

Little Miss or Mr. Corn Carnival All kids going into the 2nd or 3rd grade that are interested in running for Little Miss or Mr. Corn Carnival should be at the Park on Tuesday, June 8th at 6:30 to get their picture taken. Forms listing the kid’s information can be picked up ahead of time at the Post Office and brought to the park the day of pictures. For questions please call Jackie at 641-473-2729.

Gladbrook City Wide Garage Sales The Gladbrook City Wide Garage Sales will be held on Saturday, June 5th, 2010, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. If you are interested in registering a garage sale, please contact Susan Beichley by May 29th at 641-328-4362 or by email at When calling or emailing please have the following information ready: name, address of sale and items for sale. Registration fee this year is $10 per sale site. Registration forms will be available at Casey’s.

Youth Rec Baseball Coach Needed Gladbrook-Lincoln Youth Rec needs a middle school baseball coach to teach and coach 4th-6th grade baseball. If interested please call (641) 750-2475 or (641) 473-2997.

Siren Testing Garwin Fire Department will test the warning sirens on the 3rd Monday of the month. This will be a year-round policy.

Crayon Corner Learning Center Spots are filling up fast so register now to enroll your child at the NEW Crayon Corner Learning Center that’s opening in June!! Spots are still available in the infant, toddler, preschool, and school age rooms! Please call Beth at 473-2875 ext. 227 for more details or stop in on ANY Friday afternoon (1-5 p.m.) to register your child!

Wanted: Garage Sale / Bake Sale Participants The Garwin 4th of July Committee is hosting a Community Wide Garage Sale / Bake Sale in Garwin on Saturday, June 12, 2010, beginning at 8:00 AM in the city park. To reserve a spot and/or for more information, contact Carol Yilek (641) 499-2400 or Valerie Claassen (641) 751-9166. Activities to follow: Cruisin’ to Freedom Car Show and Street Dance

Library Coffee Time Stop in and join us every Friday afternoon at the Gladbrook Public Library at 2 p. m. for coffee and conversation. We might even discuss a book or two. Bring a friend and hopefully brighten your day and ours!! Pat & Karen

Beaman Reunion The Beaman High School alumni reunion will be held on Sunday, May 30th at 12:30 at the Beaman Memorial Hall. Reservations are due to Charlotte Zern, P.O. Box 153, Beaman by May 10th, 2010.

Corn Cob Queen Contest You the people of Gladbrook will have the chance to pick our Corn Cob Queen. All you have to do is give to Jeanne Paustian or Katie Grimmius the name of someone you would like to nominate, there is no limit on the number of names submitted, and can be either male or female. Out of these names, 5 finalists will be drawn. Of these 5 finalists one person will be honored to be the first Corn Cob Queen by means of voting with your change or dollars dropped in buckets placed at the Gladbrook Theatre, Hometown Foods, and Uptown Lounge. The name with the most money will be the Corn Cob Queen. Now before you fall out of your lazy boy laughing, there are some really great prizes to be given away. The Corn Cob Queen will have the honor of riding in the Grand Parade, $100.00 in trade dollars and a State Fair package for two. You can either call Jeanne Paustian 473-2802 or Katie Grimmius 473-2731 with your nominations or just give them a name the next time you see them. Nominations will be taken until May 28, and voting begins June 1 ending June 20. The Corn Cob Queen will be announced and crowned at the Kiddies Parade Thursday of Corn Carnival. All nominations must be 18 years of age or older.



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