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Friday Luncheon Specials served from 11am to 1pm
June 27, Meat Loaf, Macaroni & Cheese, Carrots
Note: There is a parade June 27th in Columbia City. We leave the Post at 5:30pm - anyone wanting to march should contact Bev at 672-2298.



The KWVA Chapter One will be taking a bus trip to Washington, D.C. to celebrate the...

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photo provided by Cindy Goshert Camp Logan Friends. Girl Scouts of Limberlost Council during our summer camp days circa ‘60s.

Summer has returned to Indiana and with it the memory of summers past: playing baseball, working on the farm, sweet corn, vine-ripened tomatoes, and cotton candy at the fair. For me, summer also brings back the memory of summer camp-Girl Scout Camp.

As a child growing up in the '50s and '60s, the coming of summer meant the exciting return to Camp Ella J. Logan. This was a time before two family cars, and with Camp Logan an hour outside of Fort Wayne in Syracuse, we'd all meet at North Side...

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Each year the local high schools honor their top students. The Valedictorian is the person that has achieved the highest grade point average during their high school career. At commencement ceremonies they present the Valedictory.

The Salutatorian is the student that has held the second highest GPA over their high school career. At commencement exercises, the Salutatorian presents the salutatory, which welcomes all guests.
We at The Waynedale News would like to not only congratulate those...

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Fishing Poles were given away by Waynedale News representative, Alex Cornwell at the Waynedale Memorial Park during Waynedale Daze.

I want to start by personally thanking Dave Umber from Umber's Hardware for the use of their popcorn machine and the donation of all those popcorn bags. We gave away a lot of popcorn on Memorial Day at our annual WAYNEDALE DAZE in the park. I also want to thank Loco-'N-Motion for their generous donation of popcorn, oil, salt and bags and for offering to let us use their popcorn machine as backup. I want to thank Eagle Scout Patrick T. McCune for popping all that corn. And thank you Molly...

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(L-R) Southside Optimist Chairman Devon Mathias, Ruby Buentello, Isaiah Porter, Tamika Wilson, Juan Guzman, Ashley Stytle, Mike Stryjewski, Mary Ann Horn.

The Southside Optimists International recognized the good citizenship of six students in the 6th, 7th, & 8th grades at Ben Geyer Middle School.

Administrative assistant Mary Ann Horn spoke to the Southside Optimists Club a year ago and impressed the group as to the good things that were going on at Ben Geyer School. Since "Friends of Youth" are the Optimists main reason to exist, they ask Mary Ann if they could be a part of the good things happening at Geyer. With Mary Ann's assistance, the...

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Cindy Niman, grandmother of Madisun "Sunny" Madalinski called The Waynedale News last week and requested our help to promote a benefit.

Madisun, who will turn three in September, was recently diagnosed with Cystic Fibrosis. There will be a benefit for Madisun to offset medical cost on June 28th. The benefit will last from noon until 10:00pm at the South West Conservation Club (SWCC) on Bluffton Road. Tickets are $10 and are available by calling 478-9736 or $15 at the gate. Kelly Automotive...

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Who: Elmhurst High School

What: Les Misérables - The musical that swept the world!

When: Friday, June 27-7:30pm & Saturday, June 28-7:30pm

Where: Elmhurst High School - Sandpoint Road

Cost: $7 all seats reserved - Call Kirby Volz at 425-7510, Ext 445

Note: Cast members from: Canterbury, Carroll, Bishop Dwenger, Elmhurst, Paul Harding, Homestead, Bishop Luers, North Side, Northrop, South Side, and...

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REMEMBERING MILITARY PAST AND PRESENT!                photo by Alex Cornwell  Military Ceremony - Prairie Grove Cemetery - Memorial Day - Monday, May 26th, 2003


Friday Luncheon Specials served from 11am to 1pm

June 13, 2003 - Liver & Onions, Mashed Potatoes, Green beans

June 21, Swiss Steak, Mashed Potatoes, Gravy, Corn

June 27, Meat Loaf, Macaroni & Cheese, Carrots

We welcome incoming Commander, Bill Glover



The KWVA Chapter One will be taking a bus trip to Washington, D.C. to celebrate the 50th year Anniversary of the truce of the Korean War. The dates...

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The guest speaker for the 2003 Waynedale Memorial Day Ceremony held at Prairie Grove Cemetery following the parade, is Linda Darlene Becker. ‑Linda is a 27-year military veteran and continues to serve with the 122nd Fighter Wing, Indiana Air National Guard located at Fort Wayne International Airport.

Linda joined the USAF in 1973 towards the end of the Viet Nam conflict during a time in the history of the United States when joining the...

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