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Wolffer Pauline Birthday

100 Years Young! Pauline Wolfer is celebrating her birthday on May 10.

Pauline and her late husband, Sylvester, are the parents of five daughters; Barbara (Thomas-deceased) Muldoon, Pat (Arnold) Custard, Sharon (Larry-deceased) Ebnit, Agnes (Don-deceased) Davis, Marge (Steve) Longsworth.

Pauline has 24 grandchildren, 38 great grandchildren and 30 great-great grandchildren.

MT CALVARY GRANDPARENTS DAY

What do Paige, Autumn, Dana, Blaire, Dakota, Ryce, Gabriel and Sophia have in common? They are all grandchildren of Ed and Mary Lou Fox who have attended Mt. Calvary Lutheran Preschool at one time or another since 1992.

Ed and Mary Lou are pictured here with granddaughter Sophia and Sue Doepner, the director, who has taught 5 of the 8 grandchildren in her classes. Ed and Mary Lou were attending the preschool's annual grandparent's day and reminiscing about the many years they have attended...

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In an effort to enhance the ability of the deaf and hard of hearing to communicate at various businesses and organizations across Fort Wayne and Allen County, both the Fort Wayne International Airport and the Allen County Public Library have installed video phones. At FWA's Welcome Center visitors who arrive at the airport, and those boarding and flying out of Fort Wayne will have a video phone for their use to communicate with their loved ones and make necessary arrangements upon their arrival...

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The Historic West Main Street Farmers Market is celebrating 7 years of serving the Fort Wayne community with fresh local produce with their season opening on Friday, May 8, 2015 from 3-8 PM at 1936 West Main Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46808. The market is owned and operated by the Nebraska Neighborhood Association.

West Main Street Farmers Market will continue to provide area residents the very best in local produce, Indiana produced foods and local arts and crafts with a renewed emphasis on the...

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Everything from properly folding to flying a flag correctly is presented in the United States Flag Code outlines. It even describes how to retire an American flag respectfully.

The Code states, "The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning."
So, when your flag is torn and worn out beyond repair, it is time to retire it.

There are several ways to respectfully dispose of the American flag...

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On Saturday, May 9, the National Association of Letter Carriers, the United States Postal Service, Feeding America and other partners are asking Hoosiers to help Stamp Out Hunger. The annual food drive has grown into a national effort that provides assistance to the millions of Americans struggling to put food on the table.

The Stamp Out Hunger food drive, held on the second Saturday in May, has become the nation's largest single-day food drive. In 2014, generous Americans donated 72.5 million...

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Canstruction St E

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School participated in the Community Harvest Food Bank's "CANstruction" competition. It was one of 13 schools participating this year and was the only Catholic school to do so.

"CANstruction" is an annual program of Community Harvest Food Bank. Participating schools collect canned goods and a team of students and teacher advisors build large structures out of canned goods. The "CANstruction" pieces were on exhibit at Glenbrook Square from April 18 to 26...

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Approximately 300 airmen from the 122nd Fighter Wing, equating to a third of its members, have returned from deployment from their recent mission as a part of Operations Inherent Resolve and Enduring Freedom. The unit which flies the A-10C "Warthog" airframe, deployed overseas since early October to the U.S. Central Command region.

"My goal from the start has been to ensure that 100 percent of our airmen return from their mission overseas," said Col. Patrick R. Renwick, 122nd Fighter Wing...

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This summer marks the inaugural year for the St. Therese Summer Clubhouse in Waynedale. The St. Therese Summer Clubhouse joins 5 other Clubhouse sites that seek to provide inexpensive summer programming to the youth of Fort Wayne.

The Clubhouse programs are funded in part by Foellinger Foundation and conducted by Taylor University.

For only $10, students will have the opportunity to participate in language arts, math, science, social studies/relationship skills, music, art, and gym each day...

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