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Page Six The Carlisle Citizen Thursday, March 26, 2009 Scholarship Opportunity for Iowa High School Juniors March 31' is the deadline for applying for the Herbert Hoover Uncommon Student Award, a $5,000 scholarship program for Iowa high school juniors. Grades and test scores are not evaluated. Applicants submit a proposal for a project they want to accomplish. Students chosen for the program receive a $1,000 sti- pend after making a presentation about their project. Three $5,000 scholarships are awarded for study at an accredited two or four year college/university anywhere in the country. The program is sponsored by the Hoover Presidential Library Association in West Branch. For more informa- tion:, 800-828-0475, or P.E.O. Scholarship Available P.E.O. is an international women's organization founded in t869, promoting and supporting the education of women. Carlisle P.E.O. Chapter NT will be awarding a $600 scholarship to one Carlisle senior girl graduating in 2009. The scholarship is available to all senior girls pursuing study at the college or other post-secondary level. Selec- tion of the recipient will be made on the basis of charac- ter, scholarship, leadership and desire. A certificate of award will be presented at Senior Awards Night and the money will be paid to the recipient upon proof of enroll- ment in school. Application forms are available on.the Carlisle Commu- nity Schools web site or at the high school guidance office. All forms must be completed by April 1, 2009. Severe Weather Awareness Week April 6-10 CHS Seniors Participate in The Iowa Homeland Secu- Watch Coordination Not'ffica- Mock Interviews rity and Emergency Manage- tion messages. Test watch Through the high school were applying for. The po- ment Division and the Na-will be toned and alerted on advisory program, Carlisle " sitions they were applying tional Weather Service have NOAA All Hazards Radio seniors completed a mockfor related to retail/sales as- declared the week of April and sent through the Emer- interview on Tuesday, sociate, bank teller, or nurs- 6th through April 10th, 2009 gency Alert System (EAS). March 10. To prepare cry/landscaping employee.Severe Weather Awareness 10:15 AM- NWS DesMoines themselves for the mock in- Upon completing their in-Week. Severe Weather will issue test tornado warn- Awareness Week is an an- ings for their Iowa counties. terview, students completed terview, students were nualevent to remind Iowans 10:30-10:35 AM - All Iowa a resume and discussed the given the opportunity to re- interview process with their cefve feedback from the in- that severe weather is part weather offices issues a Se- advisors. Representatives terviewer. The interview- oflivingin our state and that vere Weather Statement to from various outside busi- ers discussed strengths and understanding the risks and terminate the test warnings. nesses volunteered theirweaknesses, provided stu- how to respond to them-can 11:00 AM - Test tornado time to conduct the inter- dents with helpful pointers save lives. 2008 was a his- watch expires. views on Tuesday. Those to put them at ease during toric year across Iowa with If severe weather threatens interviewers included: the interview, and filled out 105 tornadoes including the on April 8th, the test will be Judy Coughlin, Paul a critique sheet as well as EF5 tornado that struck conducted on April 9th at the Fromm, Shelley gave some suggestions on Parkersburg and other areas same time. in northeast Iowa. Severe Weather Aware- Garrington. Doug Van Pelt, their resumes. During Severe Weather ness Week Daily Topics: and Lisa Fritz from Princi- This was a great opportu- pal Financial Group; Steve nity for our high school se- Awareness Week, the Na- Monday - flooding tional Weather Service will Tuesday- thunderstorms Curran and Scott Smith niors. We want all of our from General Mills; Jim Students at CHS to make apromote severe-weather Wednesday - tornadoes. Dillon from Briggs Corpora- smooth transition to their safety by issuing informative state wide drill tion: and Tamra McGee post-secondary plans. Public Information State-Thursday-NOAA Weather from American Enterpmse. Those who volunteered ments. The highlight of Alert Radio Students were scheduled their time to make this day the week will be the state- Friday - Family Prepared- wide tornado drill on ness in a 10-minute time period successful was much appre- on Tuesday with one of the ciated. The feedback we Wednesday, April 8 2009. Warren County Emer- interviewers ' They went received from the interview- Last year was a bad year in gency Management Agency into the interview with ers was very positive, and Iowa regarding tornadoes,encourages everyone to take their resume along with an they were very compiimen-105 tornadoes touched down part in this event. To protect idea of the type of job they tary of our students at our in Iowa in 2008 which is the your family, you should have school- second highest on record,an emergency plan. practice eluded the deadly EF3 tor- gency supply kit. Informa- Adult Education Boot Camp nado which struck Western tion on all these topics can be Want to be the biggest loser? If so BOOT CAMP is for Iowa on June 11 killing four reviewed on the internet at: you!! Drop inches, to~e and lose weight fast. This is a h.eart boys at a Boy Scout Camphttp://www.beread.viowa.0xg/ pumping, motivating class that really works to get in and the Parkersburg-New If you do not have web ac- shape. Boot camp's focus is on muscle confusion. The Hartford tornado on May cess are encouraged to gather classes advance every 2 weeks to keep your muscles con- 25th which killed nine data a the local library or at fused. Bydoing this you are able to sculpt muscle and drop people. The Parkersburg-the county Emergency Man- inches and jeans size. You will see results! We have people New Hartford tornado wasagement office. BE PRE- dropping inches like crazy with this class. Men and women ra~ed EF5 and it was thePARED. It can happen to of all ages are changing their bodies! strongest tornado to hit Iowa you. Women will need 5. 8, or 10 pound hand weights. Men since 1976. Iowa State University, wilt need 10 pound hand weights. Here are the tornado test American Meteorological So- Spring classes started Tuesday March 17, 2009. details: ciety, is having a severe Classes will be Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:15pm - 9:50 ~ - Storm Prediction weather poster contest for K- 6:15pm or 7:15pm - 8:15pm and Saturdays at lO:00a.m., Center (SPC) coordinates6 grade students! If you are Join us and get fit for life! For more information, contact with I0wa Nati0nalWeather interested in entering a Janet Ray at 515-989-2011 or Dan Crum at 989-3589. Service (NWS) offices about poster, please visit their a test tornado watch forwebsite at: Iowa. 10:00 AM -Test Tornado ams/community~osters.php Watch for Iowa. Each Iowa . Teachers are encouraged to weather office will issue test have their students partici- pate. Carlisle Veterinary Clinic 550:5. 2nd St - Carlisle Peggy Baber, D. V.M. "Compassionate Care at Reasonable Prices" Internal & Preventative Medicine, Surgery, Dentistry, Microchipping, Acupuncture, Emergencies & TLC 7:30 am to 6:30 pm Monday thru Friday 8 to 12 noon Saturday Drop Offs Welcome 989-4075 Jack Peterson J.E. Plumbing 924 Circle Drive : _ Box 354 Get Fit for Swimsuit Season Snap Fitness offers free instruction and online support to help you feel good and look great this summer With the winter winding down and the first hints of spring starting to sprout, it's understandable if you're just emerging from their hibernation and starting to think about how you'll look this swimsuit season. "Some people get excited about the warm weather, and others cringe at the idea of digging out their shorts and tank tops," said Suzanne, Snap Fitness owner in Carlisle. "That's where we come in. Whether you need to drop a few pounds or simply tone up a bit, we've put in place the sup- port to help you reach your fitness goals." Located at 115 N. 1~t Street, the Carlisle Snap Fitness puts local residents on a terrific roadmap towards better health. Every new member is provided free equipment instruction and a workout plan known as the "Basic 8." Using state-of-the-art training equipment, the total-body workout takes only 30 minutes each visit and is an easy yet effedtive way to strengthen and tone the upper body, arms and legs and tighten the midsection. "As a bonus," said Suzanne, "members also activate their own free Personal Web Page where they can create and track workouts and plan their meals and calories when- ever they want. It's a tremendous resource that you don't see at many health clubs, especially those in our low-price range." "In these tight money times, one of the best things about a Snap Fitness membership is that it's a great value that won't break the family budget," said Suzanne. "For about a dollar a day, you can do something really healthy and long-lasting for yourself. And signing a contract is not required either you can join month-to-month." As an addedbonus, anyone who tours a Snap Fitness club between March 1 and May 31 is entered into a na- tional drawing to win an all-expenses-paid family vaca- tion to anywhere in the continental US. Plus don't miss our "Feel Good & Look Great this Summer" new member special. "'Come on in and take a look for vourselL" said Suzanne. "'We'll have you ready for poolside in no time!" To arrange a tour of the club or get more information. call 515-989-2025. email us at or wsit]e. Fr~7 Grilled Cheese Sandwich Wednesday, April 1 Tomato Soup Taco Pizza Apple Lettuce Salad Oatmeal Cr~me Pie Pineapple Milk Cinnamon Grahams Milk Monday, March 30 Chicken Patty Sandwich ~, April 2 Mashed Potatoes ~~er Macaroni Pears Gree~ Beans Apple Crisp Bread & Butter Sandwich Milk Lime Gelatin w/Pears Milk Tuesday, March 31 Hot Dog French Fries Applesauce Milk ~O1~ ~l~t~a~ Pancakes ":~i~ ~Pt 'Cups