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Hillsboro News

By KELLY HEITMEIER, Hillsboro correspondent | Jul 10, 2013

Here are the upcoming community birthdays and anniversaries, with the name followed by the date of the event.

Happy birthday to Christa Tyler and Eric Ward 14, Marcia Swartout, Laura Deao and Josh Kiesey 15, Kaylee Nelson 16, Cindy Carter, Mark Hunter, Christopher Boley and Jodie Loving 17, Wayne Messer and Danny Stevens 18, Judy Remick, Patty Kruse, Kathryn Duncan and Dana Wilson 19, Charlie Zulk, Jeff Bailey, Andy Kildow, Teresa Davis and Lisa Swanson 20.

Happy anniversary to Mr. and Mrs. Chris Sanderson 16, Mr. and Mrs. Bruce Whitaker 20, Mr. and Mrs. Scott Wilson 21.

If you have a birthday or anniversary to add to the community birthday and anniversary calendar please call 319-931-1115 or email with the name and date and if it is a birthday or anniversary.

The Mississippi Valley Regional Blood Center will be at the Hillboro Community Center, 104 E. Commercial Street, on Thursday, July 11, from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m. You are eligible to donate if you:

1. Are in good health.

2. Are at least 17 (16 with signed parental consent form).

3. Weigh at least 110 pounds and

4. Have not donated blood in the last 56 days (since May 16).

To sign up to donate, call the Blood Center at 800-747-5401 or online at

There is still time to participate in the Hillsboro Public Library’s summer reading program “Dig into Reading.” The program goes through July 31.

You still have time to begin burrowing through shelves of books revealing a seed packet task. Maybe your Gnome has discovered a new adventure to share.

Perhaps you might be the one to uncover the daily ice cream cone give-a-way or come across the weekly scavenger item buried among the mysteries.

Library director Casey has daily door prizes for any one of you lucky patrons who spend some time in the library unearthing one of his prizes.

While you’re enjoying all this digging around at the library you’ll be earning a chance for a prize drawing at the end of the program on July 31.

Have you planted the pumpkin seeds you were given at the summer reading program registration?

My husband has planted ours and they are growing. Before long we will have one of the largest pumpkins in the area and will win the Pumpkin Contest this fall.

How are your pumpkin seeds doing?

Watch for more information on the pumpkin contest this fall.

The Hillsboro Public Library is open Monday, Wednesday and Friday 3:30 to 6 p.m. and Saturdays 9 to 11 a.m.

If you have any family or community news that you would like published in the Hillboro News, email or call by Sunday at 5 p.m.

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