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The Waynedale News receives an abundance of press releases and articles for each issue. Information that has a focus on Waynedale is given the highest priority. We try to evaluate all submissions on a timely basis.

HOLIDAY SKATING PARTY
Who: Wayne Township Trustee Office
When:
Saturday, December 15
5:30 to 9 p.m.
Where: Roller Dome South
4540 Bluffton Road
Cost: Free
Info: Skating party with prizes, food, games, clowns, music.
Open to the public.
Family friendly activities for children, teens and adults.

FORECLOSURE PREVENTION WORKSHOP
Who: Neighborhood Community Foundation
When:
Tuesday, December 18
7 – 9pm
Where: Hampton Inn
8219 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Cost: Free
Info: Indiana Foreclosure Prevention Workshop
Contact: 877-306-5299

NEW YEARS EVE PARTY
Who: Waynedale Post #241
When: Monday
December 31
7pm – 1am
Where: 7605 Bluffton Rd.
Cost: $15 each or 2 for $25
Info: 70s theme.
Dance to Heartbeat City.
Finger foods and prizes.
Contact: 747-7851

TOOL TOUR: COMPUTER CONTROLLED TOOLS
Who: TekVenture
When: Saturday
December 15
9am - Noon
Where: Downtown Allen County Public Library
Cost: Free
Info: Learn from the makers about computer controlled (CNC), and other tools available. Ages 12 & up.
Register: 421-1374

SCHOLARSHIP EXAM
Who: Bishop Luers H.S.
When: December 8
7:45AM – 11:30AM
Where: 333 E. Paulding Rd.
Cost: $10
Info: Exam to any current 8th grade students interested in competing for a total of $10,000 in scholarship money to attend Bishop Luers High School.
Contact: Monica Zwick
456-1261 x 3008

EUCHRE
When: Tuesdays
7pm
Where: 4940 Bluffton Rd.
Who: Fraternal
Order Of Eagles 248




ACCEPTING APPS FOR VOLUNTEER EMTS & FIREFIGHTERS
Who: Poe Volunteer Fire Department
When: Mon, Wed, Fri
7am – 7pm
Where: 3619 E. Yoder Rd.
Info: Accepting volunteers
Contact: Stop by the office
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403-1041

HELP STOP
DOMESTIC VIOLENCE
Who: Heather’s Story
When: Throughout the year
Where: Bishop Luers H.S.
Front Office
333 E. Paulding Rd.
Cost: Tax receipt will be provided for each gown or dress brought in
Info: We are collecting formal wear that we will resell for $25.
With each gown sold, pointers and signs of what to look for in an abusive relationship is attached. ALL money collected will be used to either donate to a Domestic Violence organization, bring in speakers to share their stories and/or purchase educational materials to use in the classroom.
Contact: Joni Kuhn
260-615-4831

WANT TO HONOR A VETERAN?
Who: Korean War Veterans Association Indiana Chapter One
Info:  You can do so by placing a Memorial brick on the beautiful walkway Shrine on O’Day Road in Fort Wayne.
Contact: Ron
260-493-7569

SUPPORT GROUP
Who: Fathers United for Equal Rights
When: 2nd & 4th Mondays
7:30pm
Where: IHOP on Coliseum
Info: Support group for divorce, paternity, visitation, support and custody
Contact: Bob Fraser
260-493-9788

PAPER GATOR
RECYCLE BIN
Who: Avalon Food Pantry
When: Now!
Where:
1500 Lwr Huntington Rd.
Church office
Cost: Free
Info: Help the food pantry
We will receive payment for paper.
Accepted: Newspaper, mail, office paper, phone books, magazines, paper books, catalogues, computer paper, all kinds of paper!
NO grocery bags or cardboard.
Contact: 747-1531
or 414-8391

LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS
Who: Little River
Wetlands Project
When:  Tuesdays
9am – 11am
Where: Eagle Marsh Barn
6801 Engle Road
Cost: Free
Info: Explore the preserve’s interesting plants and wildlife
Contact: Betsy Yankowiak
478-2515

FURNISHING HELP TO REBUILD LIVES
Who: Mustard Seed Furniture Bank
When: Monday – Friday
10am – 4pm
Where: Drop off
3636 Illinois Rd.
Info: Bring in bed linens, extra blankets and towels and miscellaneous kitchen items
Also accepting furniture and goods
Contact: 260-471-5802 ext 5

MORNING WALKING/WELLNESS PROGRAM
Who: ASH Centre
When: Monday – Friday
8am to 10am
Where: 1701 Freeman St.
Info: Coffee, tea, snacks available

ALZHEIMERS CAREGIVER
SUPPORT GROUP
Who:
Alzheimer’s Association
When: 1st Thursday month
Time: 10am
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lower Huntington Rd.
Note:  Meetings are confidential and free of charge
Contact: 415-7741

SOUTHWEST WOMEN’S NETWORKING
Who: Cheryl Friar
Where: Tavern at Coventry
5745 Coventry Lane
When: First Tues of month
4pm – 6pm
Cost: Bring plenty of business cards
Contact: 747-5202

THE KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSN.
Who: The Korean War Veterans Assn
Indiana Chapter One
When: Monthly meeting
2nd Sat.
10am
Where: VFW Post 857
2202 West Main St.
Info: Lunch served after meeting, bring friends!
Contact: Mary Anna Roemke
260-485-7627

SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where:
Renaissance Restaurant
Tillman Road
When: Tuesdays
7am
For more information:
Ron Perkins
747-6186

BAERFIELD TOASTMASTERS
What: Learn speaking and leadership skills
Where: Penguin Point
7303 Winchester Rd.
When: Tuesdays at 6pm
If you need help becoming a confident, effective speaker at your club meetings, this is the place to begin

SOUTHMOOR SINGERS
What: Looking for singers to join our ladies choir
When: Practice 9-11am Tuesdays
Come join us!
We are a group of ladies who love to sing and share the gift of music with others
Contact: Call 447-0339 or
744-5034 for more information

MEMORIAL BRICKS
Where:
War Memorial Shrine
2122 O’Day Road
Make every day a “Memorial Day” by placing a brick of honor on the Korean War Veterans Association’s beautiful walkway
For more information:
Ron Barnhardt
493-7569

FISH AND TENDERLOIN SUPPER
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: First and Third
Friday of the month
5pm - 7pm
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Southwest
Conservation Club
Contact: 747-4677

TRAP AND SKEET SHOOT
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: Second and Fourth
Sunday of the month
12:30pm until close
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Southwest
Conservation Club
Contact: 747-4677


WALKERS WELCOME!
Where: Mount Calvary Lutheran Church
1819 Reservation Drive
Family Life Center
When: Every Monday, Wednesday, and Friday
8am
Mrs. Betty Rekeweg checks your blood pressure before & after walking, if desired
A five-minute devotion is provided prior to the start of the program after which a person can walk as long as they desire.

ALLEN/WELLS COMMUNITY CHOIR MUSICAL
When: December 8
6:00pm
Where: St. Marks Lutheran Church,
16933 Thiele Rd., Ft. Wayne IN
Info:”Voices of Christmas” Musical
Contact: Cassy at 747-6186

GOLDEN KIWANIS
Meet Thursdays
11:30am
Atz’s
Ice Cream Shoppe
Tillman Road

MS SELF HELP GROUP
What: For individuals and family members dealing with MS
When: Group meets the first Monday of each month at 7pm
Where: Fort Wayne Rehabilitation Hospital
7970 West Jefferson Blvd.
Contact: Call 637-3820 for more information

QUIET WARRIORS
CHAPTER MEETING
Who: Quiet Warriors Chapter of the Korean War Veterans Association
Where: Eagles #248
4940 Bluffton Road
When: 1st Sat. of month
8am
For more information:
747-0601

FREE BINGO
Who: Kingston Healthcare
When: Second Wednesday
9am – 10am
Where: Chik-fil-A
Jefferson Pointe
Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association
Contact: 260-747-1523
Camille Garrison
Laura Chatham

MONTHLY MEETING
Who: Disorderly Bear Den
When: First Thursday of each month
Where: Community Center
233 W. Main Street
Info: Teens, LISTEN up!
Contact: Donna
260-409-9886


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