All Class Time Line of Events

Posted May 28, 2015 at 5:00 am

Friday June 26

1 to 4 p.m. – Registration – Wesley United Methodist Church, 350 Main St.

• 12 p.m. to 4 p.m. Akron Area Museum 601 Main St. open

Individual class parties. – See Class parties list.

Saturday, June 27

10 a.m. – Parade – Downtown Reed St.

Car show following the parade at the west end of Reed St.

Museum Hours –After parade to 3 p.m.

Akron Golf Club will offer $10 green fees, cart rental is extra.

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    All Class Friday Class Parties – June 26

    Anyone with updates please contact Rod Anderson. Thank you.

    • 1930 to 1942 – 2 to 4 p.m. – Saturday 6/27 – Akron Care Center Great Room; 991 Highway 3

    • 1943 to 1944 – Have not heard anything.

    • 1945 to 1948 – 5 p.m. to? – Akron Area Museum; 601 Main St.

    • 1949 to 1951 – 7

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    All-Class Reunion Committee seeks parade entries

    Want to be in an Akron parade?

    The All-Class Reunion is encouraging all to participate in the Akron & Akron-Westfield All-Class Reunion Parade, which will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, June 27 in downtown Akron.

    Akron, Akron-Westfield and Westfield alumni are invited to have an entry but entries do not have to be school or alumni related, and businesses, organizations and people of all ages are invited to participate.

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    All-Class Car Show set for Saturday, June 27

    Akron-Westfield alumni Ken Frerichs, Russ Hauser and Bob Nielsen are coordinating a Classic Car Show during the Akron & Akron-Westfield All-Class Reunion.

    People are invited to enter their classic vehicles as parade entries. After the parade, the Car Show will begin at the west end of Reed Street.

    For more information and to register, call Ken at 712-533-6263.

    Akron, A-W All-Class Banquet open to alumni and non-alumni

    After requests from community members who had not graduated from Akron or Akron-Westfield Community Schools, the All-Class Reunion Planning Committee unanimously approved opening the banquet meal and musical show to non-alumni and friends of alumni..

    In addition, they decided to allow people who didn’t want to eat the banquet meal to come to the Musical Show for a special admission fee of $5 at the door.

    Both the meal and musical show are part of the Akron & Akron-Westfield

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    Woofstock rescheduled to October 3

    “Woof-stock,” originally scheduled for June 6 at the Plymouth County Historical Museum, has been pushed back to Saturday, Oct. 3, in the Museum’s “Old Central” Gym.

    Recently, the “Woof-stock” Committee had announced a change in date to late September due to the threat of dog flu in the area, but the committee changed the date one more time because of a conflict with a major canine event in the area.

    “We know that fall is a very busy time,

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    Akron propane business opens

    By Julie Ann Madden

    As of Friday, Mike’s Inc.’s new propane sales and service is up and operating.

    “We’re open for business,” said owner Mike Caskey, who has been in the fuel business for 35 years.

    His new venture includes selling propane and servicing propane tanks.

    People can lease or buy propane tanks for their

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    ‘Lunch on the Farm’ tour set for Saturday, June 6

    With the growing interest in local foods, visiting with local farmers out on their farm has become a popular idea.

    Join Iowa State University (ISU) Extension and Outreach on Saturday, June 6 from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. for lunch and a tour of Gerber Berries near Larchwood, owned and operated by Monte and Karla Gerber.

    While looking for ways to diversify and expand their farming operation, Monte and Karla discovered that strawberries were a good fit, and also

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    Farmland survey shows values declining

    The Iowa Farm and Land Chapter No. 2 Realtors Land Institute has released the results of its March 2015 Iowa Land Trends and Values Survey.

    The REALTORS® Land Institute is an affiliate of the National Association of REALTORS® and is organized for realtors who engage in land specialties such as agribusiness, appraisal, consulting, land auctions and land management. All participants in the survey deal almost exclusively with farmland.

    Participants were asked to estimate average values of farmland as of

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