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Distinguished Knight (left to right) Tiffany Albertson (Principal), Sarah Shank (Alumni Director), Becky Henry, Jerry Henry, Father Bill Sullivan and Melissa Hire (Alumni Director).

The Outstanding Alumna(s) and the Honorary Alumna(s) Distinguished Knights are recognized each year at Bishop Luers High School Homecoming. These awards, presented by the Alumni Office at Bishop Luers High School, honor an alumna(s) and an honorary alumna(s) who have contributed outstanding and distinguished service to his or her chosen profession and community. These individuals live out the mission of Bishop Luers High School in their everyday life and contribute outstanding dedication...

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In celebration of the 10th anniversary of the "Christmas on Broadway" tree lighting, a fireworks display will be added to the event, to be lit contemporaneously with the lighting of the 40-foot spruce tree that has been selected for this year's event. The tree will be decorated with over 20,000 lights and will be illuminated at 6:00 p.m. on Friday, November 21, 2014, and will be telecast live on WANE-TV, News Channel 15.

This year's fireworks display is made possible by the addition of...

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In honor of America's veterans, D.O.McComb & Sons and nonprofit Cell Phones For Soldiers are asking Fort Wayne residents to provide a lifeline for America's bravest by donating gently-used cellphones. Cell Phones For Soldiers is dedicated to serving troops and veterans with free communication services and emergency funding.

Residents can donate phones at all McComb locations. "We are honored to be partnered with Cell Phones for Soldiers and the wonderful assistance they provide our...

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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
What are special features of this...

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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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