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WAYNEDALE VETERANS’ NEWS

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KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION NEWS

The monthly meeting of the KWVA, Indiana Chapter One will be held on April 13, 2002 at the American Legion Post 82 on Harris Road. Breakfast will be at 7:30am; the meeting will begin at 9am. Call Allen Clendenen (260-489-1724) for information about placing a brick on our walkway at our beautiful Shrine on O'Day Road, honoring a special Veteran. What a great tribute for Fathers Day.

You still have time to contact Jim Snyder (260-484-9255) before school...

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NEWS FROM THE HILLS

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Dear Cousin,

 

Puffy white clouds flirt with the sunshine this morning, casting intermittent shadows over the hills. The spring peepers called last evening, and the day dawned fair and mild. Steadily dropping temperatures and rising winds are arousing the March lion from his lair, and we can expect him to bare his teeth and claws as he enters our hills.

Still, the tiny coltsfoot flowers, shining bright yellow through dry, brown leaves, lend an encouraging note to the cold winter landscape...

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SCOUTMASTER JIM FOX RECEIVES PRESTIGIOUS AWARD

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LOCAL SCOUTMASTER RECEIVES PAUL G. LOBSIGER - MORNING STAR AWARD

The morning star is a very significant symbol to Native Americans. The morning star signals the approach of the dawn. In essence, the promise of light, a new day, and a new beginning. The morning star represents an end to darkness and a rebirth that comes with the advent of a new day. The most sacred rite of the Lakota people is the Sun Dance. This four day ritual demands the utmost from its participants and supporters. The...

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ACRES, INC.

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The Waynedale News recently talked to Carolyn McNagny, Executive Director of ACRES, Inc. ACRES is one of more than 2,000 land trusts located nation-wide, protecting 40 nature preserves in 11 Northeast Indiana counties. ACRES' Bicentennial Woods in Allen County includes Fogwell Forest, Foxfire Woods, Herman F. Hammer Wald, Maumee River Overlook and Mengerson Nature Reserve. The organization, ACRES, was founded in 1960. More than 1,000 families, individuals, organizations, and businesses are...

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A BOTANIST'S VIEW OF FOGWELL FOREST NATURE PRESERVE

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Fogwell Forest Nature Preserve, acquired by ACRES, Inc. in 1976, is a 28-acre, second growth flatwoods located in southwestern Allen County.

I have visited the Preserve several dozen times over the past years. I have seen it with the eyes of a professional botanist but, hopefully as well, with the eyes of one who simply loves nature. Fogwell can enchant; it can surprise; it can teach.

Before its rebirth as a nature preserve, this acreage had been part of the Fogwell family farm for three...

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MIAMI ‘LADY’ INDIANS WIN THEIR 3RD CITY CHAMPIONSHIP TITLE!

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The Miami 'LADY' Indians finished some "Unfinished Business" by winning their "third" City Championship in (4) four years. The 'LADY' Indians adopted the theme "Unfinished Business" after a disappointing loss in last season's semi-finals.

This season, the 'LADY' Indians practiced and played with more determination to not only reach the city championship game, but also to win the FWCS City Championship. The 'LADY' Indians finished number one in the regular season with a record of 8-1...

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MILITARY NEWS

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Navy Petty Officer 2nd Class Amie A. Arizmendi, daughter of Valeria S. and Stephen R. Petrisko of 3511 Dalevue Drive, here in Waynedale, is halfway through a six-month deployment to the Mediterranean Sea and Arabian Gulf in support of Operation Enduring Freedom while assigned to the aircraft carrier USS Theodore Roosevelt, home ported in Norfolk, Virginia.

During the first half of the deployment, Arizmendi's ship was visited by nine U.S. Senators. They toured the ship and thanked the crew for...

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WAYNEDALE VETERANS’ NEWS

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By Ima Vet R.U. Wontu Joyn Rat Noww

 

AMERICAN LEGION POST #241 NEWS

SPAGHETTI DINNER (PUBLIC INVITED)
Who: American Legion Post 241 – HONOR GUARD
What: Spaghetti Dinner with Garlic Toast and drinks
When: Saturday, March 9, 2002 – 4:30pm to 7:30pm
Where: At the Waynedale American Legion Post 241, 7605 Bluffton Road
HOW MUCH: ADULTS-$5 CHILDREN-$3

POST 241 GENERAL MEETINGS ARE 2ND Tuesdays at 7pm – All members should attend – it's your Legion.
Bingo on Sunday – Doors open at 10am
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LOCAL FAMILY RETURNING TO SOUTH AFRICA

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Mike and Cathy Andrews, (2502 Sandpoint Rd.), began working in Worcester, South Africa in 1998. During their time there, Mike worked to help administrate the Kibbutz El Shamah, a Christ-centered community center. His plan of helping is through preaching, prayer, counseling, mentoring, and helping with practical needs.

There are approximately 20 street kids who have accepted Christ in the Kibbutz community. Mike and Cathy plan on returning to build a home for these homeless kids.

"The site...

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