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Settlers, Inc. Plant Sale
1424 W. Jefferson Blvd.
May 1
10:00 a.m. — 4:00 p.m.

May 2
8 a.m. — noon
1424 W. Jefferson Blvd.
Follow signs to the outside basement entrance of the house

Greetings from the Settlers,
Mark your calendar for May 1, and pass the word on to your friends, too.

The Historic 1844 Swinney Homestead will be open free to the public for walk through tours. There will be complimentary punch and cookies in the dining room, a Bake Sale in the kitchen, and the upstairs Gift Shoppe will...

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Baer Field Speedway Grand Reopening

Opening Night set for Saturday, April 11th

Baer Field Speedway and new Co-Promoters / General Managers, Dave & Jody Muzzillo have put all their time and effort into the revitalization of the historic Summit City speed plant since the announcement of them taking over control of operations of the speedway. Now all of that hard work is about to come to be rewarded starting with the Grand Reopening/Opening Night 2015 at Baer Field Speedway on Saturday, April 11th.

The Fort Wayne Transmission...

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Get your bike tires pumped and ready to go! By the end of June, the residents of Waynedale should be able to connect to the St. Mary's Pathway via a new ramp being constructed as part of the roadwork being done by Brooks Construction on Lower Huntington Road.

According to Brian Kiess, Project Coordinator for the City of Fort Wayne "Plans to repair the deteriorated pavement from Airport Expressway to just west of Winchester Road will be more patching type work. Just west of Winchester and...

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Nine Mile Resturant - Taste Of Waynedale

Kingston Residence sponsored their 7th Annual Taste of Waynedale on Tuesday, March 24th. Mount Calvary Lutheran Church on Reservation Drive again proved to be the perfect setting for a new record-setting 700 people to enjoy a variety of foods from 24 restaurants and businesses. The annual event this year was held to benefit two great charities, Community Harvest Food Bank and Honor Flight Northeast Indiana.

"This was definitely our biggest and best Taste of Waynedale thus far", stated Camille...

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Easter In Waynedale 2015

Easter In Waynedale was held on the chilly morning of Saturday, March 28 at The Southwest Conservation Club. Despite the upper 30 degree weather, over 100 families joined in the festivities. The event was organized by the Waynedale Community Improvement Team and sponsored by many generous local businesses. Easter In Waynedale featured an Easter egg hunt, meet and greet with local mascots, photos with the Easter bunny and a raffle fundraiser.

Winning farmers Ed and Edna Castleman and Monsanto Representative: AgriGold Joe Stephan present Heritage High School FFA with a donation of $2,500 from America’s Farmers Grow Communities, which is sponsored by the Monsanto Fund.

Heritage High School FFA has received a $2,500 donation from Allen County farmer Edna Castleman and America's Farmers Grow Communities, sponsored by the Monsanto Fund. The donation will help the FFA prepare its members for career development events as well as provide support for tours of local farms for over 1,400 elementary school students.

K-Tours, as the FFA calls them, allow the elementary students to experience farms firsthand.

"The tours are a very hands-on activity for everyone, with a...

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Student winners of the Rooney Family Entrepreneurial Scholarships. (L-R) Alexis Miguel, Annie Thoma, Mr. Tim Ronney, Ben Hoffman and Jacob Schroeder.

Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School is pleased to announce the awarding of four scholarships from the Rooney Family Entrepreneurial Scholarships to the following students: Annie Thoma, Jacob Schroeder, Ben Hoffman and Alexis Miguel.

Annie Thoma and Alexis Miguel were awarded $1000 scholarships each, and Ben Hoffman and Jacob Schroeder were awarded $500 scholarships each. The scholarship awards will be applied to tuition for the 2015-2016 school year.

The criteria for winning the...

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Honor Flight Northeast Indiana (HFNEI) will make its 15th flight to Washington D.C. on Wednesday, April 22nd.

980 Veterans will have been served since the group's inaugural trip in May 2009. Of the 70 Veterans on this flight, 38 of them are over the age of 90 including two 98 year olds. There are four Veterans who fought in both WW-II and Korea; another Veteran was in three wars, WW-II, Korea and Viet Nam. 24 of the Veterans who are on the flight come from the South Bend area. Two brothers are...

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Prospective students and their parents are invited to explore the University of Saint Francis campus on Saturday, April 11 from 9 a.m. – 1 p.m.

Professors from USF's 80+ academic programs will be available to meet and answer questions. Visitors will have the opportunity to tour the beautiful wooded USF campus with a current student and learn about the quality and value of a USF education and the Franciscan values that make the university a community.

Prospective students and parents will also...

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