Sunday, May 3, 2009

Zoning commission to discuss comp plan

The city of Washington's Planning and Zoning Commission is reviewing the current comprehensive plan at this week's meeting. They'll also be taking a look at some recommended changes to ordinances that deal with district maps and annexation. In addition, commissioners will hear a rezoning petition by Wal-Mart. The meeting is this Tuesday evening at 7:00 at the Washington Public Library. Building and Zoning Administrator Jason Geyer says any interested parties and all citizens may appear and be heard.

WSB Financial Fair

Washington State Bank is having their fourth annual financial fair this week. WSB Vice President Sue Basten. She'll be discussing strategies for a volatile market and how the banking industry has changed. Basten will also discuss the Federal Deposit Insurance Company's transaction guarantee program. To find out more, or register for the seminar visit Washington State Bank's website. The financial fair is this Tuesday from 2 to 5 pm at the bank.

Combination Art Show and Piano Recital

IMS senior Abbie Miller, daughter of Tony and Diane Miller, will present a combination art show and piano recital in Celebration Hall Saturday evening, May 9th at 7 p.m. The program will feature several two piano works as well as a trio consisting of piano, violin and cello. A special arrangement of the old hymn, Softly and Tenderly, written for strings, tin whistle, piano and vocalist will also be performed. Miller will be assisted by her classmates, friends, and family. The public is invited to this event, art gallery, and the reception which follows.

Kalona Days Fun Run Seeks Volunteers

The annual Kalona Days Fun 1k, 5k run set for June 19 is seeking individuals to help organize this years event. Dave Finley, Kalona Days Director says volunteers are needed to coordinate publicity, mailings, advance registration as well as those who can help with the many activities the evening of the run. He says without volunteers the Fun Run will not be possible. For information please contact Dave Finley, Kalona Days Director (319)656-3535