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Carpetland bins

relocate today

Effective today, the recycling bins at CarpetLand will move back to the Singing Bird Lake parking lot, near the corner of Ansborough and Black Hawk Road.

The site is open to Waterloo residents only.

Questions may be directed to the Sanitation Department at 291-4455.

Hydrant flush

set Thursday

WATERLOO -- The Waterloo Water Works will flush hydrants Thursday in the area from Kimball Avenue to West Ninth Street between Williston Avenue and East Ridgeway Avenue.

Customers could experience water discoloration, but the discolored water is bacterially safe.

School workers

to meet Tuesday

WATERLOO -- The November meeting of the Black Hawk Retired School Personnel will be Tuesday in the Friendship Village dining room, 600 Park Lane.

The program will start at 11 a.m. People are asked to arrive a little earlier to register and pay $8.50 for lunch.

The program will be “Retrieving Freedom,” presented by Keegan Birkicht, on matching trained service dogs with disabled veterans and children with autism.

Make lunch reservations with Alice at 610-8863 before Friday.

Volunteer day

set Saturday

WATERLOO – The Volunteer Center of Cedar Valley plans to celebrate Family Volunteer Day from 10 to 11:30 a.m. Saturday at the Waterloo Center for the Arts.

A free event for youth and families of all ages, Family Volunteer Day is a day of service that demonstrates and celebrates the power of families who volunteer together, supporting their neighborhoods, communities and the world. Families will have an opportunity to participate in and produce a variety of projects that will benefit others in our community.

For 26 years, Family Volunteer Day has been held on the Saturday before Thanksgiving to kick off the holiday season.

UNI partners

with RaiseMe

CEDAR FALLS — The University of Northern Iowa has partnered with RaiseMe, an online platform and mobile app that allows students to earn scholarship dollars based on their achievements throughout high school.

Iowa resident students who have a high school GPA of 3.5 or higher and demonstrate financial need from their Free Application for Federal Student Aid have the opportunity to earn up to a maximum of $500 per year, and $2,000 if renewed for four years.

As part of this partnership, local high school students with financial need who complete either the Center for Advanced Professional Studies program at Cedar Falls High School or the Career Technical Education Pathways program at Waterloo Schools can earn $250 (up to $1,000 over four years) through UNI’s program on RaiseMe.

Current high school seniors must complete their profile, follow UNI on RaiseMe and submit their application for admission and FAFSA to UNI by Dec. 1.

For more information, go to www.raise.me.

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