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Lions Elks Donation

In 2011, the Waynedale Lions Club and the Fort Wayne Order of Elks combined their resources and their efforts to give just over 300 pounds of donated food to the Associated Churches of Fort Wayne & Allen County for their Neighborhood Food Network, a network of 28 local pantries that provide a five-day supply of food.

On December 16, 2014, the two volunteer groups combined resources once again for the same cause, this time donating $2,000 to the Associated Churches, $1,000 from each...

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The Huff Soup

The tastiest ultra- marathon in the country---The HUFF 50K is well known for its post-race food.

And, the art of preparing gallons of homemade soup, soup enough for 1000 people or more, is not an easy task by any means. Just the calculations alone is mind-boggling... teaspoonful of this, becomes a cup of that. But no worries, everything is in good hands because the Master Chef behind the soup-making is a CPA---working with numbers everyday! Dawn Wilson, wife of race director Mitch Harper...

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FWTC speaker

The Fort Wayne Track Club is pleased to announce that the keynote speaker for their 2014 annual banquet will be Lauren Fleshman, elite runner and Oiselle representative.

The event on January 25, at Hotel Fort Wayne will include a pre-event Women's Health Clinic for women and, social time for the guys starting at 3:30pm. Dinner, awards and speaker will start at 5:30pm. Cost for the event is just $25, $20 for Fort Wayne Track Club members. Register by December 31 to save $5.

Elite runner Lauren...

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The Indiana DNR has gift solutions for those on your list more concerned about the state's outdoors than about acquiring more stuff.

Make a tax-deductible contribution in that person's name to support a number of outdoor causes.

Support a person's favorite state park with a financial gift in their honor. Contact Ginger Murphy at (317) 232-4143, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., or write to State Parks...

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Bowling 300 Kimmel

Brittney Kimmel bowled her first 300 game at Pro Bowl West on December 4, which was her grandpa Fosnavgh's 78th birthday. Brittney bowls on a woman's league at Pro Bowl West. She has been bowling with her family since she was little. Her dad used to hold her in his right hand while bowling with his left hand. Brittney bowled on the Wayne High School bowling team for 3 years with her dad as the coach. Her average is above 200. Brittney has been competing with her dad in bowling for years and is...

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Team Brady Specialty Items

October 26, 2014, Brady Marret had a near fatal crash on his moped and now has no memory of what happened. He broke every bone in his face and suffered a broken neck, ruptured spleen, kidneys and other organs, punctured and collapsed lung, plus a lot of road rash on the right side of his body. Brady was in a coma and on a breathing machine when we (Mom Marcia & Dad Steve) were told by the doctors in Lutheran's ICU to expect the worse. A lot of family members (including some from out of town...

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Don't be surprised if you see postal vehicles in your neighborhood on Sundays during the holiday season. To ensure we get holiday packages to their destinations in time for the holidays, the Postal Service will be delivering packages seven days a week through Christmas Day to major cities and high-volume areas in the Greater Indiana District. As an added convenience, Post Offices will also be open in select communities (listed below) on Sundays including Deccember 21 from noon to 4 p.m.

In...

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Annually, the 122nd Fighter Wing's Non-Commissioned Officer Academy Graduate Association's, Chapter 89, organizes a community project by raising money for the Woodburn Children's Home, through the sale of Christmas Trees. At just $20 per tree we have been fortunate to provide the Woodburn Children's Home with washer and dryer sets, televisions, a freezer, a dishwasher and dining room chairs.

The Woodburn Christian Children's Home is broadly supported by the community throughout the tri-state...

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