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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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Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School 8th grade girls enjoyed dressing up for the 1950s Era Day & the Sock Hop.

On January 27, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School celebrated one day of Catholic Schools Week in an unusual way – it went back to the 1950s.

Fifth through eighth graders dressed up in white t-shirts, rolled-up jeans, poodle skirts, neck scarves and other 1950s attire and attended "Era Day," which was comprised of a variety of classes that focused on American life in the 1950s. The students did splatter art in the art room, imitating the art of New York artist Jackson Pollock. They...

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The Fort Wayne Mad Ants and McDonald's have partnered to recognize two outstanding high school basketball players in the Fort Wayne community. In January, McDonald's and the Mad Ants selected Adam Davison and Sh'Toya Sanders as the McDonald's High School Players of the Month. Both players will be recognized at an upcoming Mad Ants home game.

Sh'Toya Sanders, a senior at Wayne High School, has been a strong asset for her team on both sides of the ball this season, noticeable in her latest game...

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The FMC Children's Resale Committee at Fellowship Missionary Church is once again sponsoring its annual Children's Clothing Resale on Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 8 a.m. to Noon. This huge community event offers excellent quality children's clothing, maternity clothing, toys, baby furniture and miscellaneous baby equipment at affordable prices.

Over 100 sellers from the community are registered to participate, and all items are inspected to ensure excellent quality before being accepted for...

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