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Freckles’ Adopt-a-Pet – December 11, 2013

My name is Babina. I was surrendered to the shelter with my bunny friend- who has since been adopted. I get along great with other rabbits. I even made a friend named Zoey here. I was surrendered because my owner could no longer take care of me. Help me find a home by stopping out and visiting with me! My adoption fee is $10.

America Recycles Day at Hawkins Library

To celebrate America Recycles Day, November 15th, the Waste Trac Education Team is providing free reuse/recycling activities in partnership with Hawkins Memorial Library.
On Wednesday, November 13, the library is offering a craft open house where families can drop in from 1 to 3:30 PM to do upcycling craft projects. Waste Trac will offer simple crafts for little squirts, up to more complicated ones, such as origami boxes made from piano music, for the 5th-8th graders, or even adults. There will also be Thanksgiving and Christmas crafts using old sheet music, puzzle pieces, holiday cards, and other materials that have been collected. All “junk” and craft supplies will be provided.
Waste Trac pencils made from recycled money will be given to participants of Hawkins Memorial Library’s America Recycles Day program. The Black Hawk County Solid Waste Management Commission and the Black Hawk County Conservation Board have partnered together since 1995, to offer free waste reduction educational programs in Black Hawk County. The Waste Trac Education Team is based out of Hartman Reserve Nature Center in Cedar Falls.
November 13 is a scheduled early out school day for the Union Community School District.  The movie Monsters University will also be showing that afternoon in the library, beginning at 1:15 PM.

We Salute Those Who Served

On Veterans Day, we salute the American veterans and active-duty military whose courage and dedication have protected our freedom and our way of life for generations. We recognize their service and their sacrifice, their selflessness and bravery, their hard work and their faith. Please join us in celebrating the men and women of our military, past and present, on November 11. Proudly fly your flag, thank a veteran and show your support for those who continue to serve today.
Union High School will conduct a Veterans Day program on November 11 starting at 10 AM in Matt Auditorium. The public is invited to attend.

Freckles’ Adopt-a-Pet – November 6, 2013

Christina, Eddie, & Louie : Three adult ( 4 yrs. old) parakeets available for adoption at the Cedar Bend Humane Society Waterloo, IA. Christina – green female; Eddie – green male; Louie – blue male. We are bonded buddies who were surrendered to the shelter after the cat in the home tried to make a meal of us one too many times! We are looking for a home together. Our adoption fee is only $75 for the three of us plus our cage! Stop by the adoption center lobby and visit with us.

Free Meal for Veterans

Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging is honoring area veterans with a free meal on Veterans Day. On Monday, November 11, any veteran aged 60 or above that brings in something that verifies they are a veteran will be provided a free lunch in their honor. As a special tribute, veterans will be recognized and offered time to share their experiences.
Veterans interested in taking part in this Veterans Day celebration are asked to make reservations by Friday, November 8 at 9 AM. The Veterans meals will be available at all of Northeast Iowa Area Agency on Aging’s Healthy Lifestyles/Senior Center locations in Allamakee, Black Hawk, Bremer, Buchanan, Butler, Chickasaw, Clayton, Delaware, Dubuque, Fayette, Grundy, Hardin, Howard, Jackson, Marshall, Poweshiek, Tama, and Winneshiek Counties. To find a Healthy Lifestyles or Senior Center in your area call the LifeLong Links-Aging & Disability Resource Center at 319-272-1767 or toll free at 1-877-538-0508.

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