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MIAMI INDIAN BEADWORK

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Miami Indian Heritage Days on Saturday, August 2, at the Chief Richardville House, 5705 Bluffton Road, features Katrina Mitten showcasing Native American Bead Work.

Sponsored by the History Center, Miami Indian Heritage Days programs are held from 1-4 pm on the first Saturday of the month May through November.

Mitten is a member of the Miami tribe of Oklahoma but was born and raised in Indiana, her tribal homelands. In her early teens she began learning the art of embroidery style beadwork of...

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EDUCATIONAL WING EXPANSION AT ST. ELIZABETH ANN SETON PARISH

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On the evening of July 8, dozens of parishioners, both young and old, took walking tours of the new educational wing expansion at St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Parish that is in the final phase of construction. The construction is due to be finished in the coming weeks, well in time for the opening of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School on August 13.

On hand to show the newly constructed rooms and answer questions were St. Elizabeth Ann Seton priests Father Jim Shafer and Father Ben Muhlenkamp...

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LOCAL LIONS CLUB MEMBERS EARN COMMUNITY AWARDS

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The Lions Club has been an active group in Waynedale and other areas of Fort Wayne for many years. This summer marked a number of extraordinary honors being awarded to some local members.

The following Lions Club events took place on June 10, 2014 at Brookwood Golf Course Club House. Although not pictured, Waynedale Lions Club Secretary, Lynn Henschen, received a Chevron Award for 45 years of Lions service with the Waynedale Club.

Of The Foster Park Lions Club, past President, Lion Ryan J...

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EAGLE MARSH MONARCH FESTIVAL

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One of North America's most iconic—and increasingly threatened—butterflies takes center stage at Little River Wetlands Project's fourth annual Monarch Festival, to be held Saturday, September 13, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Eagle Marsh barn, 6801 Engle Road, Fort Wayne.

The family-friendly festival will feature educational displays and activities related to monarchs, many along a trail framed by 10-foot-tall native sunflowers. Visitors will learn about monarchs' life cycle, migration and...

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LOCAL LITTLE LEAGUES HELP SAVE LIVES

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Some dedicated area Little League players are being celebrated for stepping up to the plate to help with summer blood donations. In the attached photo, players and coaches from the Don Ayres Time Corners Little League hold their new trophy from the American Red Cross which recognized the league for collecting the most blood during a series of special donor drives.

Teams from the Don Ayres Time Corners, Georgetown and Wallen Little Leagues recently wrapped up the 2014 Fort Wayne Little League...

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WAYNEDALE’S SCREETON FAMILY CELEBRATES FIVE GENERATIONS!

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CONGRATULATIONS ED & MARY LOU 55TH WEDDING ANNIVERSARY

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Edwin Paul and Mary Lou (VanOsdale) Fox will celebrate their 55th wedding anniversary on July 25th, 2014, with a special vow renewal ceremony at Foster Park and a family dinner at the Tavern at Coventry.

The couple was married at Sacred Heart Catholic Church on July 25, 1959. They honeymooned at the Wisconsin Dells, Wisconsin.

Edwin retired from K-mart Corporation Warehouse after 32 years of service in 1997. Mary Lou retired from Lincoln Life after 17 years of service in 1992. They reside in...

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SOMETHING BORROWED, SOMETHING…GREEN

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The City of Fort Wayne continues its innovative recycling ways with a new program designed to increase recycling in locations where it's not always accessible.  The new, "Borrow-a-Bin" program will launch this weekend with the upcoming Three Rivers Festival.

The program will have 50 event-ready recycling carts that can be loaned to event organizers, free of charge; the program targets common event recyclables -- such as bottles and cans.
"Ever since we launched our One Cart recycling program...

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ROLLING INTO ROANOKE

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First annual car show will benefit the town of Roanoke
Northeast Indiana can look forward to a new event this summer; the Roanoke Beautification Foundation (RBF) has scheduled a classic car show to hit the streets in July. Aptly named Rolling into Roanoke, the show will feature a unique combination of vehicles on display and ancillary activities. According to event organizer Rick Fischer, "There's going to be something for everyone."

Scheduled for Saturday, July 19, Rolling into Roanoke is set...

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