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WATERLOO — Lutheran Services in Iowa was awarded $1,500 by the Floyd County Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa. The funding will support LSI’s Early Childhood Families Together program, an in-home parenting education resource for families in the Waterloo area.

Families Together serves parents of children up to age 18, who experience barriers in raising a healthy family. Through regular in-home visits from an LSI parent educator, families receive the support they need to build skills and confidence in parenting. Services are provided at no cost to families.

Group adding

new members

CEDAR FALLS — The College Hill Partnership is announcing four new members who have been elected to the CHP board.

Becky Hawbaker and Chris Martin have been re-elected to represent neighbors of the College Hill Overlay District; Barb Schilf has been re-elected to represent business owners; Dave Deibler will return to represent landlords.

The four representatives began two-year terms as College Hill Partnership board members immediately.

Dates set

for free clinic

WATERLOO — April dates have been set for the Allen College Engagement Salvation Army Partnership free clinic. They are:

  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Thursday.
  • 1 to 5 p.m. April 25.
  • 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. April 26.

The ACE-SAP free clinic is located inside the Waterloo Salvation Army. Attendees are to use the chapel entrance at 207 Logan Ave.

Additionally, social workers from UnityPoint Health-Allen Hospital will be at the ACE-SAP free clinic from 2 to 4 p.m. Thursday to assist community members in completing advanced directives, which includes a living will and durable power of attorney.

A living will enables patients to dictate specific treatment plans for medical conditions considered terminal. A durable power of attorney is used when patients are unable to make their own health care decisions and those choices fall to another individual. Social workers can also educate patients regarding IPOST (Iowa Physician Orders for Scope of Treatment) and refer to other resources as necessary.

BBQ Loo entries

being sought

WATERLOO — Main Street Waterloo is accepting entries for its 17th annual BBQ Loo and Blues Too! barbecue cook-off competition scheduled for July 20-21 in Lincoln Park, downtown Waterloo. This event is sanctioned by the Kansas City Barbeque Society.

Competition categories include chicken, pork ribs, pork shoulder/Boston butt and beef brisket barbecue. Amateur and professional cooks may enter two or all four categories in the barbecue cook-off on Saturday. The contest is judged by KCBS certified judges, and KCBS competition rules will be used to judge. More than $8,000 in cash prizes will be awarded.

For more information or to request an entry application packet, call Main Street Waterloo office at 291-2038 or go to www.mainstreetwaterloo.org. Deadline for entries is July 10.

Clinic seeks

patient feedback

WATERLOO — Peoples Community Health Clinic will host a patient meeting at 5:30 p.m. Wednesday in Conference Room 2.

Current patients of the clinic are welcome to attend. Topics discussed will include hours, services, discounts and image.

RSVP required by calling 272-4105.

Waterloo 2019

graduations set

WATERLOO — Waterloo Community Schools has set graduation dates for the class of 2019, the district’s current juniors.

They are: Expo Alternative Learning Center, May 23 in the school’s auditorium; East High School, May 24 at the University of Northern Iowa’s McLeod Center; and West High School, May 28 at the McLeod Center. All ceremonies will start at 6 p.m.

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