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EtNews, Thursday, November 3, 2005 News Page 3A When it comes to retirement 2004 news for Monday, Wednesday. On 42 visitors for group. It lrmal Heritage Bus were representa- 7 counties that They were from Iowa, Johnson, and Washington year Heritage trip. They visit each year. This Johnson and Counties and they to visit for lunch. they came and we their lunch. group Kent brought Lloyd Paul and Leta their Leta'g ,,er. We People who got their flu shots on Thursday So we had a very busy day Friday Bernice Commers brought her daughter, Linda, for lunch. Linda lives in Texas and was visiting her Mother. Wel- come Linda, come again. Don't forget the Pancake Breakfast on Saturday, Nov. 5. 6:30 to 9:30. Free will offering. Menu includes pancakes, sausage, scrambled eggs, juice, applesauce and coffee. Come and bring a friend. Ellen Yoder took notes for Mark who was unable to attend the meeting. Twenty-one mem- bers were present and Emil Schlaubaugh was the lucky opti- mist. Gladys Fisher had a short report about the zone meeting. On December 15 there will be a Christmas Party at the Methodist Church. The club is looking for someone to take notes for the paper. Fourteen members of the H. J. Club and one guest, Sarah Nebel, met at the home of Marie Malichky with Darlene Phillips as co-hostess. Roll call was answered as a scary Halloween Prank. Several quiz games were played. The November meeting will be with Rosamond Goodlander and Darlene Kelley to visit Kal,ona Public for book signing author of The a Believer: From the of Viet nam to the Iowa, will be at the Library for an and book TUesday, November will be held from in the Velma Skola at the library be provided. has an incredible is told in his The Making of a how Thoi grew up in a Buddhist earned a degree in then joined the War. he was sent the manager of an research center and time of peace ravages of war. As in around them, and two young a dramatic escape for the opportuni- life in the United is a portrayal of love, hope, faith of miracles guide an unforgettable Viet Nam and the South China Sea.' of a Believer synop- lives in Oelwein and is a district sales manager for AgVenture of Iowa." Find out more about The Mak- ing of a Believer at, searching by title. Amazon includes reader reviews with an average rating of 5 starts, which is the best possible rating. Reviews call the book amazing, compelling, riveting, a real eye opener and a touching story of family devotion. Thoi says, "This is the story of the great fight I have fought, the path I have walked and the faith I have kept from my journey in the rice paddies of Viet Nam to the Corn- fields of Iowa." (from the Inde- pendence Public Library web- s i t e , www.indylibraryorg/nguyen_pr ogram.htm) Thoi's wife, Thuy, will also be at the program. Thuy is an accomplished quilter, having won several awards for her work. Her quilts have been shown at the Kalona Quilt Museum. Thoi and his wife will present their story the evening of November 15 th at the Kalona Public Library. Copies of Thoi's book The Making of the Believer will be available for purchase. Fol- lowing the program, the Nguyens will autograph copies of their book. For more information, call the library at 656-3501. Get your feather or foam pillows cleaned, sanitized, deodorized & NEW TICKING on Tuesday November 8, 2005 at the B-4 Building in Kalona. 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Sponsored by the Kalona Mennonite WMSC. Estate eam RESIDENTIAL ..... :: ;: [ Host DAVE 3, 5:30-7p.m. Kalona Garage ' 2nd St - Kalona / Unit B 2 3/4 Baths Kalona - Kalona [ Open House Host LARRY Th. Nov. 3, 5:30-7p.m. 701 West 2nd St. B Duplex - Kalona 3 BR, 21/2 bath, fireplace, 2 car garage. 1624 sq,fl 130 A. Ave. - Kalona 1.52 Acres Spacious Rooms. Top line Oak Cabinets & Trim. 5 Bedrooms. 1113 Paradise Lane - Kalona 5 Bedroom, 3 Bath, w',flkout Basement, Fireplace mid Screened in Porch 606 C Ave. - Kalona 2 bedrooms, 2 Car garage 11/2 bath 914 12th - Washington, IA New Construction, Pick your colors & Carpet ;ion Harvest Hill Open House Host ERMA Th. Nov. 3, 5:30-7p.m. 131B, A Ave. - Kalona 3 bedrooms. 2 full baths, 2 Car Garage, Quiet Location 713 - 3rd Street, - Kalona 2 Bedroom house 901 West 2nd St - Kalona Under Construction 3 Bedroom, 3 Car Garage 815 9th Ave. - Wellman 3Bed&l Bath 218 A Avenue - Kalona 3 Bhen 1932 Hwy 92. Acreage 4.3 Acres 3 Bedroom house, Pond, Machine shed, Mature trees, Hard surface road. Kslons In City Limits 4.22 Acres I I Wellman BIdg Lots I Adjacent to Gum Ave. Hwy 22 View of Pond Lowz cz Great Location 1.57 Acres in Wellman Building Lots Lot Avail. Will Build To Your Spec's Call Larry 319-653-1963 Real Estate Company, LLC (319)656.3377 5th Street, Kalona, website: Erma J. Ropp Dave Cagwin Larry Pickard 319-936-2807 319-325-7665 319-653-1963 ejropp @ davecagwin @ Ipickard @ November 3 program, Joe Joynt, son-in-law of Earl Waga- men who worked at the U. of Iowa payroll department will speak. Warren Olson had the pro- gram. He had James Graham speak on the Mercy ship which he served on several trips. The ship was restored and was the anastasis ship. They did a lot of surgeries on tumors, cataracts and trained many natives on the African coast. They can use a lot of help on the ship. They have three mercy ships and is under the Mercy Ministries Outreach. MMA' .teu'ardsbip Solutions 'rite more .mu know about how ntuch you ntxM to tve for your retiretnent, the more equipped m will be to meet ur goals. We can help hy providhtg you with a complete analysis to give yott file information you need to have file rettreanent you'xe drtuned of. g Kent BI MMA Counselor MMA Iowa 005 B Avenue p.o. Box 7iX) ldona, b 522,t7 (319) 656-a242 .left Swattntmber Mennonite Foundation Representative Auto Home Farm Business Kevln Hochstedler Crop Revenue And Crop Hail Kenneth Hochstedler Kevin Hochstedler Kevin Johnson Mark Hoffman Carolyn Court Jared Waters , 110 5th St. p.o. Box 656 Kalona, IA _, I 811 8th St. - Kalona Two bedrooms up with semi finished basement. Large yard. 705 - W 2nd St., Unit A & B Kalona New constriction, zero lot, kitchen includes hard wood floors, raised panel oak cabinets, stove, refrigerator, dishwasher  microwave. KALONA ] 708 West 2nd St.- Kai0na 3 bedroom ranch, with finished basement. Call Steve to see. Handi- cap accessible. 718 3rd St. - Kalona 2nd bath. Must see to appreciate. Call Tina 709 4th St. - Kalona We)l c'.ared for 1 1/2 s,tory h.ome with 4 beooms, 1- 1//oaths. ne yard is a large double lot with newer 2 car + garage. Quiet neighborhood with mamretrees. 818 5th St. - Kalona ,arge two story hom.e in excellent ocation; witlin walkindistance to elementary and Middle schools. Three bedroom, 1 1/2 bath, 2 car detached garage, plenty of storage through out. 110 C Ave.- Kal0na Two bedroom home with detached garage. Possible rental or first home. Affordable. 917 7th St. - Kalona 5 bedroom ranch style home with lull basement, This home features amenities, all on 1/2 acre of land. Must see to appreciatefl Call Tina. 1127 Paradise Ln. - Kalona 3 bedrooms, and 2 baths. Screen porch.patio, and deck with pond and country side views ! [ ! RICHMOND ] 390 Hickory St, - R,hmpnd . 'lvo story nome In gooa conoulon located on large comer lot. Recent improvements: vinyl sid- ing, replacement windows, newer roof, 90% Amana FHA furnace, breaker box, oak cabinets in the kitchen and much more. WASHINGTON I E 1875 HWY 1 - Washington Updated 2 story home with 4 acres 7 miles South of Kalona on Hwy #1. The home has a large apple orchard. I WELLMAN New Listing 1347 Hwy 22 - Wellman Great 2 story, 4 bedroom farm house with 17" acres West of Well- man on hard surfaced road. The home has retained much of the ori !nal woodwork, leaded and stai ,d zlass. The attic has been corn rtet to a family room with a gas stove. Country kitchen with a warn in pantry. 503 7th St. - Kalona 700 3rd St. - Wellman Well cared for split level home. 3 bedrooms, 2 Two bedroom ranch, within walking distance to baths, LL family room, dining area, large lie- down town shopping and sr. center. Featuring on ing room, 2 car built in garage. Many recent main floor; a large living room. den ( 3rd bedroom), two bedrooms, 1 I/2 baths, hmndry, improvements. Ready for new home owners! kitchen with lots of storage and oversized one Neat and clean! car garage. All on a large double comer lot. Sunset Hills Estate Part One New Subdivision Sunset Hills Estate Part Two Gl175 Ginkgo, Wellman Acreage reat hard surmced road location mr this 4 bedroom home with approx. 5 acres of land and a 30x64 horse barn. Acker Helm Estates Joetow, p, ..=, Io q '2,':,  Kona | l i Work With The Professionals You Know & Trust Tina Hershberger, Broker CaR, GRI, CRS. - 319-656-3783 Steve Schlabaugh, Sales Associate - 319.656-2961 We are members of the local Multiple Llsffng Service - Please contact us about aft your housing needs, Including any lots In the urroundlng area. Web site: