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Fort Wayne Community Schools will host its annual Showcase from 1-4 p.m. Saturday, Nov. 8, at Northrop High School, 7001 Coldwater Road, featuring special appearances by notable FWCS alumni, including Dr. Nancy Snyderman, NBC News Chief Medical Editor.

Showcase is held each year to give families an opportunity to learn more about the variety of educational options available within FWCS because Seeing is Believing. The free event highlights the district's elementary, middle and high schools...

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Loris Jacobs from Waynedale shared his stories in the book titled: World War II Legacies: Stories of Northeast Indiana Veterans.

Personal accounts of World War II from 28 military veterans in northeast Indiana are featured in a new book by Bluffton author Kayleen Reusser. Waynedale residents Bob Foster and Loris Jacobs (deceased on 10.13.2014) are among the nine Allen County World War II veterans included.

More than 20 of the veterans featured in World War II Legacies: Stories of Northeast Indiana Veterans will be in attendance at a 'Meet the Vet' event to be held Saturday, November 8, 2014, from 2 to 4 p.m. at Bluffton...

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When: Saturday, November 8 from noon to 3 p.m.
Where: Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza
Who: Seventy authors of fiction and non-fiction for children, teens and adults
Why attend?
To meet and talk to authors who write what you like to read
To shop for signed copies of books for holiday or birthday gifts
To support the Friends of the Allen County Public Library which will receive a percentage of the sales
To learn more about how you can become an author
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Have you ever been to an event where you couldn't quite make out what the speaker was saying or the band's sound just wasn't coming out right? How about under lighted or over lighted performers? Or a hard to read projected screen that was too fuzzy to read? This new-to-Waynedale company has set out to fix these issues and make any event, house of worship or performing arts center look and sound like a professional venue.

Circle City Audio is a commercial AV design-build firm that is 20 years...

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Waynedale Lions Club members were busy at Kroger on Saturday, October 25 with the "White Cane Day" to raise awareness and raise funds to assist those in our community needing vision care. All money donated during this event was donated to the Indiana Association of Workers for the Blind.

The Indiana Association of Workers for the Blind was established as a non-profit corporation in 1917 as a way to assist veterans blinded in service.  It has since evolved to help all persons who are suffering...

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Many students entering the Taylor University professional writing major dream that, through the department's teaching, they will one day have their novels published. Chandler Birch, a 2014 graduate, had this dream become a reality in August when he won the Simon & Schuster Student Writing Contest with his fantasy novel, Ashes. He was flown to New York City in mid-October, where he signed his book contract and was presented a $3,000 advance check. The novel is scheduled for national release...

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1st Source Bank celebrated the first stage of an $8 million investment in Fort Wayne with the grand reopening of six remodeled banking centers. Six simultaneous ribbon cuttings were held at the newly remodeled banking centers Friday, October 10 at 10 a.m. 1st Source also presented $1,000 donations to local not-for-profit organizations at each ribbon cutting celebration.

Chris Murphy, 1st Source Chairman and CEO, joined Larry Mayers, 1st Source Regional President, in leading the ribbon cutting...

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Roger and Vonola Myers of Fort Wayne celebrated their 65th wedding anniversary with a gathering of their sons and their families.

Both Mr. and Mrs. Myers are graduates of International Business College where they met.

They were married on October 16, 1949 in Tocsin, IN.
They have three sons, Larry and Cheryl of Lombard, Illinois, Dale of Brookline, Massachusetts and Carl and Cheryl of Avilla. They also have 8 grandchildren, one grandchild who is deceased and six great-grandchildren.

Mr. Myers...

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FOE-248-SPCA-Donation

The F.O.E Post 248 raised a total of $13,000 for The Allen County SPCA! The Eagles motto is "People helping people. People helping pets."

Our local Waynedale neighborhood Eagles 248 held their annual benefit for the Allen County SPCA on October 4, 2014. The fundraiser was filled with many fun activities throughout the day including: an auction, reverse countdown drawing, 50/50 raffle, furry friends attending that needed adoption, and many other "fun ticket" drawings throughout the day.

It was...

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