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Saint Aloysius Catholic School, 14607 Bluffton Road, was named the 2016 National ACE (Aeronautics Connections in Education) School of the year!

THE TOP SCHOOL IN THE COUNTRY!
In addition, Henry Kiracofe, a 6th grade student, was one of only four students selected from 20,000 nationwide as a 2016 National ACE Student of The Year!

Our instructor, MSgt. Tony Vining was named the 2016 National ACE Educator of The Year!

St. Aloysius looks forward to even more accomplishments through this...

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ARMY RESERVE National Scholar/Athlete Award
The Army Reserve plays an important partnership with students and staff at Wayne HS. In fact, many students are able to afford college due to their dedicated service in the Army Reserves. Some of our staff members have obtained their college degrees because of their patriotic duty in the armed services and the benefits of the GI Bill to assist with college costs.

The Army Reserves traditionally recognizes a female and a male student athlete that...

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The Berne Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce that it will be hosting the 2016 Swiss Days Festival, an annual celebration of Berne’s Swiss heritage, on July 28-30. The Swiss Days Opening Ceremony will take place on the downtown stage at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, July 28, 2016.

Downtown
You may want to start your day in downtown Berne, where you’ll find merchants selling their wares at the old-fashioned “sidewalk sale.” The wide selection and variety that comes with the vendors guarantee...

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People are born to change. We come into this world a babe, but soon we are crawling, walking, and talking. That 8½ pound baby now weighs—a lot more!

We start school a child and 12 years later, we graduate a young adult. We are taller, heavier...and hopefully a little smarter.

Through the different stages of our lives, we experience a variety of changes. Perhaps college, marriage, family.
Those are the outer changes, but what about the inner changes. I thought I had made a lot of changes when...

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University of Saint Francis is inviting the community to the grand opening celebration on Tuesday, August 16th, at the new USF Downtown. Several events are scheduled throughout the day to officially open the education spaces in downtown Fort Wayne.

Grand Opening Schedule of Events:
·9:30a.m.-Business Center Blessing and Ribbon Cutting
·11a.m.-3p.m.-Open House and Block Party
·5:05p.m.-Greater Fort Wayne. Inc. reception

Visitors can tour the USF Business Center at 826 Ewing Street (former Chamber...

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Doug Hackbarth, and his wife, Sandy have turned over the floral and greenhouse business to Mike and Catherine Waters. (L-R) Catherine, Elly, Mike and Mhaira Waters.

Broadview Florist and Greenhouses, Inc., 5409 Winchester Road has served Waynedale and the Fort Wayne area since 1919. Broadview started out as a farm that raised cows, pigs and chickens, as well as, many types of vegetables that were delivered and sold in the downtown markets on Barr Street in Fort Wayne. Carl Schweppe was President and Fred Meyer, Secretary and Treasurer. A bill of laden from August 24, 1935, sold to Mr. Otto Hans displayed a bride’s bouquet costing $4 and corsages 70 cents...

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bishop luers knights

Members of the Bishop Luers High School Liturgical Choir opened the groundbreaking ceremony at Bishop Luers High School with the familiar opening hymn for all Mass and prayer activities, “God Is Here.” The familiar hymn resonated well with those gathered from the Bishop Luers community to celebrate the groundbreaking on Thursday, June 23 for the Chapel of St. Francis and new media center, due for completion and operation in October.

Father Andrew Budzinski, pastor of St. John the Baptist...

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Camp Invention camper Grace O’Connor shows some of the inventions she created.

Things were being invented at Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School during the week of June 13. During that week, 22 first through sixth grade campers met for Camp Invention. Camp Invention is a day camp that introduces ideas on how to become an inventor and entrepreneur. The camp fosters hands-on, creative and innovative thinking, as the campers made simple inventions.

The campers were divided into a younger and older group. They used inventor’s logs and had access to an inventors supply...

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Kingston Living celebrates Cert Nurses

Kingston Residence Assisted Living on Winchester Road celebrates their Certified Nursing Assistants: L – R: Makayla Hernandez, Jalisa Figgs, Judith Vickery, Katina Barker, Adriana Rothgeb-Manning, Regan Raugh, Barbara Herman and Artha Maxwell.

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