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In an effort to better serve patients who rely on the lifesaving therapies processed from donated human plasma, BioLife Plasma Services recently opened a new plasma collection center at 1450 Getz Road. This is the second center in the city of Fort Wayne.

A subsidiary of Baxter Healthcare Corporation, BioLife Plasma Services is an industry leader in operating high-quality plasma donation centers throughout the U.S. The plasma collected at BioLife is processed into a variety of life-saving...



A group of 7th graders at St. Joseph-St. Elizabeth School participated in the CANstruction event at Glenbrook Square. On March 14, the 7th graders designed and built their entry made entirely out of canned goods, a re-creation of the Great Barrier Reef. These canned goods will be donated to the Community Harvest Food Bank in Fort Wayne.

The 7th graders were directed by junior high teachers Mrs. Brough, Mrs. Jump, Mrs. Dykhuizen, Mrs. Voigt and Mr. Smith.

Visitors were able to vote for the...


Check presentation to Troop #344 (L to R)  S.A.L. Commander Mike Shuler, Matt Johnson, Scoutmaster Troop #344, Walt Pressler, Committee Chairman-Troop #344

Troop #344 is sponsored by the Waynedale United Methodist Church, located at the corner of Church Street, and Old Trail Road. Matt Johnson is the Scoutmaster. Walt Pressler is the committee Chairman. Each year we have parents turn down their son's request to attend Summer Camp at Anthony Wayne Area council's Chief Little Turtle because of lack of funds.

Summer Camp is the major event of the year for Boy Scouts. At camp, the boys have lots of fun, learn new skills and work on merit badges, such...



Bishop Luers High School is pleased to announce senior, Geoffrey Justice, will be signing with Indiana Tech and senior, Nick Strack, will be signing with Oakland University.

Both signed to continue their soccer careers on Friday, March 7, 2014 at 2:30 P.M. in the Media Center at Bishop Luers High School.

On Tuesday, March 18th, members of 100+ Women Who Care visited SCAN (Stop Child Abuse and Neglect) to present a $12,000 check in support of SCAN's mission to eliminate child abuse and neglect. The gift will be used to upgrade worn furniture in a family visitation room to ensure the safety of children during visits. It is in these rooms that children, who have been substantiated victims of abuse and neglect rebuild broken family bonds. This gift will literally transform of a visitation room...



The South Side Catholic Singers recently wrapped up their first middle school show choir season. This was their first year of competition. The students in the South Side Catholic Singers are made up of 5th through 8th grade students from St. Joseph-St. Elizabeth School, St. John the Baptist School, St. John New Haven School, Most Precious Blood School, St. Joseph Hessen Cassel School and Huntington Catholic School.

The South Side Catholic Singers performed at the Homestead High School Show...



Kingston Residence sponsored their 6th Annual Taste of Waynedale on Tuesday, March 18th in a new location. Mount Calvary Lutheran Church on Reservation Drive proved to be the perfect setting for over 600 people to enjoy a variety of foods from 25 restaurants and businesses. The annual event again this year was held to benefit two great charities, Community Harvest Food Bank and the Waynedale Initiative Trails and Sidewalk projects slated for Waynedale.

"We elected to make the location change...



Howard and Nancy Harz will be celebrating their 50th anniversary with a gathering of family and friends at their son's home.

Howard and Nancy were married on March 28, 1964 at Westfield Presbyterian Church in Fort Wayne, Indiana.

Nancy retired from Sandpoint Greenhouse and Howard retired from LH Industries.

They have 2 sons, six grandchildren and six great grandchildren.

The South Side Optimists Club donation of $300 to Nana’s creations will go towards supplying area elementary students with hand made embroidered blankets.

The South Side Optimists Club donation of $300 to Nana's creations will go towards supplying area elementary students with hand made embroidered blankets.

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