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Play practice well underway

Posted March 23, 2017 at 5:00 am

Be sure to get tickets to the Akron Opera House’s next production, Fiddler On The Roof.

Then mark your calendar so you don’t miss the quality entertainment in Akron, Iowa.

With less than three weeks until opening night, the cast of Fiddler On The Roof is making each theatrical practice count.

Whether it’s putting final touches to one’s lines, tweaking actions and adjusting dynamics in the singing, the cast was busy last Friday evening.

The doors of the Akron Opera House will open for guests April 6 as the cast performs this musical.

Sponsoring this production is The Akron Hometowner.

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    Blood Drive April 7

    The Akron Community Blood Drive sponsored by Akron City Hall is Friday, April 7, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. at Security National Bank Community Room, 251 Reed St.

    Please bring a valid form of identification such as you donor card or driver’s license.

    Schedule your appointment online at www.lifeservebloodcenter.org or call 800-287-4903.

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    Baked potatoes & pie

    New Horizons United Church of Christ members hosted their annual Irish Potato Bake. People enjoyed loaded baked potatoes and a variety of pies. A portion of the proceeds will be donated to Akron firefighters and Akron EMS.

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    Blair Priscilla Staniszewski

    Neil and Erin Staniszewski of Brookings, S.D., are proud to announce the birth of their daughter, Blair Priscilla Staniszewski. Blair was born at Brookings Health System on Jan. 5, 2017. She weighed 10 pounds 3 ounces and was 21.5 inches long.

    Welcoming Blair at home was Easton Staniszewski, age one and a half.

    Blair’s grandparents are Mike Hasenbank, Elk Point, S.D., Jo Trobaugh, McCook Lake, S.D., and Tom and Kathy Staniszewski,

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    Celebrates 99th

    Berniece Breitbarth of Le Mars, Iowa, will celebrate her 99th birthday on March 12 with a card shower. Birthday wishes may be sent to her at 420 12th Street, Apt. 4, Le Mars, IA 51031.

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