Johnston Advance (Newspaper) - November 16, 1995, Johnston, Iowa Volume 10 Number 27 November 16,1995 550 Residents complain about care and cleaning of city streets by ADAM JONES Advance editor Two Johnston residents showed that they're not afraid to speak their minds to city officials last week at city Jerry 5925 54th arid Deena 5590 66th brought up complaints during the Johnston City Council's Nov. 6 see we paid for ion of the shoulders on 57th Rushing are they going to come their mess Who approved to pay it if it's not finished City Administrator Bob Hays said he would look into but that he didn't think the project had been completed He assured Rushing that payment would not be made until a satisfactory clean-up project had Regency Builders model home Johnston Home Tour Johnston Dollars for Scholars will host its annual Tour of Dec. 3, from 1 p.m. Tour six homes decked for the holidays to see the latest in Christmas Heavenly angels will watch over those touring the traditional two-story pictured The large two-story foyer and open staircase is dressed in holiday gold and white pine velvet and angels in flowing gold Adjacent to the French glass doors holding Christmas swags lead to the where Santa is reading The Night Before Between the formal living and dining an elegant tree is host for white and gold gold harps and jingle Dozens of pink and Monet bergundy poinsettias by Rene's accent this home's color scheme of hunter green and blushed The family room will warm any Wrapped in marble and trimmed in the fireplace is center stage for the Christmas A tree decorated with rows of burgundy baubles and gold ting sets the scene for the main elf Angels again watch over this resting atop oak bookcases and the large window with the master suite features a tray the perfect place to enjoy a romantic champagne The other three bedrooms are also A special thanks to the Easy Living for decorating the kitchen with fun and frolic for the holiday Bob Lenc Landscaping provided the decorated potted trees on the Ten wreaths with red bows and lighted candles sticks line the In addition to this Regency Builders model home in Green Meadows the tour includes five other Proceeds for the event go to the Johnston Dollars for Scholars a nonprofit organization that awards scholarships to those Johnston High School seniors who continue with post-secondary Buy tickets soon from The Sun Johnston Fine Coffees in Valley Junction and Borders Book Shop in West Des Tickets are in advance and the day of the tour Sun Drug Refreshments will be served on the been went out to clean-up leaves along the street in front of my house this and there's so much and cement laying out there in the that I couldn't rake the Sales have the street in front of my house for 30 We've got a street and I'd like to see it used on 66th It wasn't used last It's never used unless you call and complain about it. I think we're entitled to the use of the street and I don't think it's our job to clean the We pay for those guys to do it. Why do we have to call and Council members said they would discuss the and try to find a Part of the debris could be the result of a nearby construction It shouldn't be the citizen's job to tell us how to do our council member Andrew think Almost raised by St. Paul Presbyterian Church for UNICEF The children of St. Paul Presbyterian Church would like to thank all the citizens of Johnston for their donations to The children collected during their drive Oct. 18, We were not able to get to all so if we missed we If you care to send your the address United Nations Children's 333 East 38th New NY 10016. Thanks for your Johnston High School students to be in Festival Johnston High School Band students competed with several hundred other high school students from around the state for a much coveted chair in the upcoming Iowa The JHS students were accepted based on their outstanding performances before judges at Indianola High School on Oct. 21. Auditions consist of playing several different etudes and a Director Jessica Paff regards the grueling process as The ultimate Many long hours of practice payed off for junior trumpet player Audrey Husted who was selected for a third year to the Erin Russom will be going back for her second year playing clarinet for the Junior Jason Schissel was chosen as tuba 1st Congratulations to all of We are proud to have you represent Johnston High morning someone should get out there with a In other the Conducted a public hearing to receive input on the proposed of the Roughwood located west of 86th Street and south of 54th from an agricultural district to a single-family residential The council approved the Conducted a public hearing to receive input on Midwest located east of Beaver Drive and south of 66th from agricultural district to conservation The council approved the Approved the creation of three commercial lots west of Merle Hay Road and south of 55th Iowa Master Gardener Peterson honored by group for work Johnston Iowa Master Dick was honored recently by The Gardeners of Garden Clubs of America Board of The distinctive gazebo which is the center piece of the organizations Perennial at 5560 Merle Hay was dedicated and officially named the Peterson The special ceremony and presentation was made during the organization's annual board held in West Des Nov. 3-4. is a National Organization of gardeners from 35 with a local Men's den Club of 200 The National Headquarters has been located at the Merle Hay Road address since 1968. The Perennial Park was designed and constructed under the leadership of The property has become an attractive area of annuals and which are and identified to demonstrate how a wide variety of plant materials grow and survive in Central Visitors are welcomed to the property normal workdays from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Merle Hay Road Johnston Dollars for Scholars and Nov. 16 Times 5 p.m. p.m. Buy a meal and an or drink and the drink proceeds will go to Johnston Dollars for Scholars Project Share Committee seeks donations for Holiday assistance The Johnston Community School District's Project Share Committee is seeking community support for local families in need this holiday Project Share identifies families in the Johnston School District in need of holiday presents and other assistance during the The project has been in operation for more than five In 1994, more than 40 families received assistance and the need continues to organizations and businesses may entire families or make financial contributions to the Monetary donations may be used to purchase food vouchers from the Johnston Food The name of the donor organization will appear on each Monetary donations also will be used to purchase gifts and other necessities for families in Please join us in the spirit of giving this holiday For more information or to make a please call Marilyn Herrick at 276-0046. Make checks payable to Johnston Schools Project Send Project 5425 63rd 50131.