Weekly Word - 2/4/2013

SHOW YOUR CREATIVE SIDE FEB. 13
A special event in which participants go home with a painting they created will be held at 6 p.m. on Wednesday, Feb. 13, at the LPN Conference Center. The event will be hosted by The Social Canvas, a Waukee business owned by Terry and Linda Laughery of Guthrie Center.

In a group setting, an artist will guide participants step-by-step through replicating the night's featured painting. Participants will be able to purchase food and drink from The Links before, during and after the event.

Links specials for those participating in the Social Canvas event include $1 off all appetizers and flat bread pizzas, $1.50 draw beer, $2.50 well drinks and $3 glasses of house wine.

The cost is $35, which covers canvases, paints, brushes, easels and aprons. Find registration information and other details here.

FITNESS CENTER
Now is the time to get fit for spring. Did you know Lake Panorama National has a fitness center that includes three treadmills and life cycle bikes, two elliptical cross-trainers and weight machines? This facility is open to the public, as well as LPA members, at a cost of $5 per visit. But you can save by purchasing a monthly, quarterly, bi-annual or annual membership, with discounts for LPA members. Find a membership application and more information here.

FEBRUARY LINKS SPECIALS
This month we will have South of the Border Wednesdays and That’s Italian Thursdays. Chef Mike Harris will be preparing special dishes each Wednesday and Thursday throughout February, starting at 5 p.m. Cost is $9.95++. Find all of this month’s specials here.

VALENTINE’S SWEETHEART SPECIAL
This Valentine’s Day treat your sweetheart to dinner at the Links. On Thursday, Feb. 14, we will be offering a special dinner for two from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. Dinner will include 3 jumbo shrimp, 6 oz. steak filet, baked potato, dinner salad, chocolate cheesecake and a glass of wine. Cost is $49.95++ per couple. Reservations are recommended, but not required. Call the Links at 641-755-2100 to reserve your table.

LAST WEEK TO TAKE THE LPN SURVEY
The deadline of Feb. 10 to take the LPN survey is fast approaching. With 250 surveys taken to date, we have received many suggestions to help guide us in 2013. If you have not done so, please take a moment to complete our survey online here. We are seeking the input of all Lake Panorama Association members. If you know of members who have not taken the survey, please encourage them to do so.