Wesley, Iowa. Quality Life in the Heartland
Wesley, Iowa. Quality Life in the Heartland

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  • Recycling must be in dump able containers, not plastic bags. Recycling must be sorted and boxes broke down Recycling Dates Are October 9th & 23rd  
  • City Hall Will Be Closed October 8th, October 9th At Noon, and October 17th -19th  
  • Next City Council Meetings October 3rd at 6:30 PM (Wednesday) and November 5th at 6:30 PM (Monday)

Hello Residents,
September has certainly been a wet month.  I know there is much frustration with what mother nature has thrown at us this month.  If you have any ideas or input certainly come to the October 3rd council meeting to discuss water issues.  A few things to make you aware of that is new this month.  If you call City Hall during business hours and the office is closed, you will still be able to reach City Clerk Ricke as the calls will be forward to her cell phone, so she can still assist you.  If she is in a meeting and unable to pick up the phone, please leave your name and detailed message.  The council approved ACCO Unlimited to fix the swimming pool. It sounds like most of the work can be done in the winter time.  If the project doesn’t require digging up the pipes in the concrete, the donations that were made would cover the cost of the repair.  As always if you are looking to get involved with any of our great community organizations please call or stop up at City Hall for information.  
Best Regards
Vahn Schumacher

Business of the Month: Steinman Roofing & Insulation
Owner: Craig Steinman
This month I interviewed Craig Steinman from Steinman Insulation and Roofing, LLC. Steinman Insulation and Roofing specializes in commercial flat rubber membrane roofing, polyurethane spray foam and coatings and custom sheet metal. Craig started working for Marty Hamilton of Hamilton Insulation and Roofing in 1979. Working for Marty 18 years Craig didn’t want to see the business close when Marty decided to retire in 1997; Craig purchased the business and building that fall. Along with Craig, wife Chris, three daughters, Cady 20, Cacy 17, and Cayla 16 there are 2 other full time employees: Ed Stalzer has been working with him for 5-6 years, and Brandon Aument for about a year. Craig handles owner operator functions, sales and is on the job from start to finish.

What is your favorite thing about working here?
“Being part of saving and old building by restoring it with a new roofing system and bringing it back to life.”

Can you describe your customers?
“We have a lot of repeated customers over the past 40 years. Our main customers are business building, hospitals, school, banks and churches; commercial and residential flat/low pitched roofing.”

What are the biggest issues for running this business?
“High insurance cost, weather, keeping up to code, cautious of asbestos, OSHA compliant and safety regulations.”

If you had one piece of advice to someone starting out, what would it be?
“Take pride in your work.”

You can call Steinman Insulation and Roofing at 515-679-4225
Thank-you Craig for being a part of our City!

Wesley Halloween Party
4:00-6:00 PM
October 28th, 2018
Wesley Community Center
Come join us in Wesley for a fun afternoon with games & food. Costume contest starts at 5:30 PM. We will select winners for best costume in ages 0-3, 4-6, 10 and up, Adult, and best group. And don’t forget our scary ride starts at 6:30 PM!!!

Closed Monday, October 8th for
Columbus Day
Book Club meets to Thursday,
October 18th at 6:00 PM. Free copies
available at the library!
Library Board meeting October 25th at 6:00 PM.
Watch Facebook for Fall/Halloween craft night announcements!
12:00 PM -6:30 PM
12:00 PM -6:30 PM
Friday & Saturday
9:00 AM-12:00 AM
Tuesday, Thursday & Sunday

Iowa State Bank has registered for the Healthiest State Initiative’s Annual Walk, presented by Delta Dental of Iowa. Our walk will take place on Oct. 3rd at Noon. We will meet at the Wesley Community Center. We hope you will join us for 30 minutes! #GetYourWalkOn2018 #WalkMoreConnectMore

Wesley American Legion & Sons
Wesley Legion is raffling off a KRA4059 PJK Electric Orange Snap On Box. Contact any Legion Member for tickets. $5/Ticket or $20/5 Tickets. The Tool Box will be on display at Johnny’s Bar & Grill. Will draw the winner the night of the Feather Party November 17th. Money goes towards Fireworks, Scholarships, and other Community Projects

Scarecrow Contest
Let’s Decorate Wesley for fall again! To be in the contest please sign up at the library or Jodi’s Salon. Make a scarecrow of any theme, and be creative! Place your scarecrow in your front yard, business or the boulevard on Main Street. Please be responsible for your scarecrow and anchor it well, in case of strong winds. Voting jars will be available at the library and the bank. Votes will be tallied and winners will be announced at the Community Club Halloween Party. Please take scarecrows down before November 3rd

Holiday Sip & Shop
~A Friends Night Out~
Thursday, November 8th
5:30 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Wesley Community Center
200 Main Street
Please join us for a fun night out and get your Holiday shopping done, while supporting local vendors with Direct Sales Items or Homemade Goods.
Local Organization will be guest bartenders and all tips and money made at bar will go to their group – more information coming.
Please contact Mandie Studer if you would like to be part of this event 515-320-0582.

Kids for Christ School Year Program starts on Wednesday, October 24th. We will meet during early outs through March from 2:20-4:30 pm in the St. Joseph's Church basement. Any kids 4 years and older may attend. Kids will work on earning patches, help the community, and have fun all while learning about God and His great love!
If you would like more information on attending, please contact Mandy Glawe (515-341-4452).

National Breast Cancer Awareness Month
It is a reminder that there is a gruesome disease that is out to get second base. These sweet, pink pastels are there to nudge us, saying “hey, don’t forget to examine your breasts, get your doctor to check them out too, and schedule your mammogram.” After all, about 1 in 8 U.S. women, and 1 in 1000 U.S. men will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of their lifetime, and being proactive in this fight is crucial. https://nationaldaycalendar.com/breast-cancer-awareness-month-october/