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MATTHEW PUTNEY / Courier Photo Editor

Hydrant flush set Thursday

WATERLOO — The Waterloo Water Works will flush hydrants Thursday in the area from Washington Street south to Williston Avenue, and Kimball Avenue east to West 11th Street.

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

Free samples

at CF market

CEDAR FALLS — There will be free samples Thursday at the College Hill Farmers Market. The market is open from 4 to 6 p.m. at the corner of College and West 22nd streets.

A recipe with fresh produce will be provided by Julie Grunklee, Good Food Connections blogger.

Polio fundraiser

at hockey game

WATERLOO – The Rotary Club of the Cedar Valley and the Waterloo Black Hawks are teaming up for the second year to support the eradication of polio.

The Black Hawks play their first regular season home game at 7:05 p.m. Saturday at Young Arena, 125 Commercial St., against Dubuque.

For every reduced-price white zone seating section ticket sold for that night’s game through a unique online link, https://goo.gl/diocXq, $2 will be sent to Rotary International to support polio eradication efforts.

The Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation will match the Rotary club’s commitment 2 to 1.

Women’s Fund

applications due

CEDAR FALLS — Grant applications can now be submitted to the Community Foundation of Northeast Iowa for The Women’s Fund Grant. The deadline to submit applications is midnight Oct. 31.

Women’s Fund grants are available to projects that address issues that lead to long-term change for Black Hawk County and Cedar Valley women, girls and families in the areas of: education and literacy, poverty and homelessness, violence and safety, health and health care.

The online grant application may be found at www.cfneia.org. Grants recipients will be announced in December 2017.

First-time grant applicants should call Dotti Thompson, program manager, at 243-1358 prior to submitting an application. Grant applicants must be a 501©(3) designated organization (or government entity) serving Black Hawk County in order to be considered for funding.

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