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The Fort Wayne Home & Garden Show - one of the tri-state area's most popular annual events - returns for its 42nd edition Thursday, February 26 through Sunday, March 1 at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell Avenue, Fort Wayne.

An estimated 50,000 visitors will enjoy exploring the newest and most innovative home and garden products and services showcased by more than 650 exhibitors. They also will learn the latest gardening and landscaping techniques from area master...

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Girl Scout Cookie Sale 2015

Girl Scout Cookie Sales at Scott's Food Store in Waynedale on Sunday, February 22, 2015.

Girl Scout Troop 172 from Emmaus Lutheran School included Bella Morgan, Grace Zent, Gloria Zent, Addison Battershell, and Troop Leader Tiffany Morgan.

Sales from this troops cookie sales will go to Kate's Karts.

The following students have dedicated themselves to academic excellence for the past four years and have earned the honor of being named to the "Top Ten" list. Congratulations to each of you for your commitment to learning, and good luck as you move on in your endeavors.

Class of 2015
(listed alphabetically)
·Gabrielle Bearman - Memorial Park Middle School, St. Elizabeth Ann Seton
·Audrey Deiser -
St Joseph -St Elizabeth Ann Seton, St. Joseph
·Aubrey Feipel -
St Joseph Hessen Cassel, St. Joseph...

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National Law Conference Focused on Seniors and People with Disabilities

James E. Springer of The Elder Law Office of James E. Springer P.C. in Fort Wayne attended the National Academy of Elder Law Attorneys (NAELA) Summit held from January 29-31, 2015, at the Island Hotel in Newport Beach, California. Hosted by NAELA, this event offered hands-on learning experience under the guidance of top experts in Elder and Special Needs Law. Session titles included:

Working with Clients with Diminished...

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Richs Auto give away

In December, Rich's Auto Center in Waynedale, decided to give back to their community so they became involved with the NAPA Holiday Give Back Program. NAPA and Ridge Company donated $500 worth of parts. Rich's Auto Center stepped up and donated $500 worth of labor, to a vehicle in need, to make sure the vehicle was safe and running well.

The family owned and operated automotive center, located at 2135 Sandpoint Road, received several applications and it was hard to make a decision; however...

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(L-R): Kati Leach, Membership Director Central YMCA, River City Rat Race Committee Board Members-Cynthia Cornwell, Brent Harring, Stephen Hilker, Jonathon Gottschalk, Larry Arnett and Race Director Pam Wolfe.

The River City Rat Race was born in the year 2000 and became an instant success. Currently, there are over 1000 runners and more than 100 volunteers. The featured events include a 10K (6.2 miles) and 5K (3.1 miles) timed road races. The course takes a scenic tour through Fort Wayne and finishes at the Old Fort.

This year's race kicked off on Sunday, October 28, 2014 and raised $12,301.35 for those in need, sponsoring families at the YMCA of Greater Fort Wayne.

D O MCCOMB Grieflibrary

With pride and pleasure, D. O. McComb & Sons continues to grow the Mildred M. McComb Library. Located in the Arrangement Center at the Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue, Fort Wayne, this library contains books, tapes, and videos covering all aspects of grief and loss, death and dying.

"Families, friends, caregivers, hospice professionals, counselors, clergy, and funeral directors, will find a wealth of resource material regarding all phases of grief," states co-owner Dave...

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Taste Of Waynedale 2015

Kingston Residence will proudly sponsor the 7th Annual "Kingston's Taste of Waynedale" on Tuesday, March 24th from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. at Mount Calvary Family Life Center, 1819 Reservation Road. The proceeds from this event will go to both Honor Flight Northeast Indiana and Community Harvest Food Bank.

Tickets are $15 each if paid in advance, $20 the day of the event. Please RSVP to 747-1523, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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