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GARY DIEDRICH, Commander American Legion Post #160, 1122 N. Main, Roanoke.

Commander Diedrich has been an active member of the legion for over 25 years. He took over the position in 1999 when Commander Gene Davis passed away.

On Monday, November 11th, Veterans Day, Post #160 will be having a Rabbit Feed starting at 5pm.

LARRY THIELE, Commander American Legion Post #296, 130 West Tillman Road, Fort Wayne served in the U. S. Army, Military Police, and as an Airborne Paratrooper. He served 2 years in Vietnam.

After returning home Larry joined the American Legion and was given the assignment as 3rd Vice by the 1st Vice Officer for Flag Etiquette Program Chairman. Larry is currently District Chairman and is in his 2nd year as Commander. Larry feels that this is a very special opportunity for him as he continues to...

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DOUG L. BOREN, Commander AMVETS Post #33, 6620 Koester Drive, Waynedale served in the U. S. Army, 1967-68 with the 1st Military Police Company, 1st Infantry Division, Lakhe Vietnam.

Over his 32-year span in the veterans community Doug served as a VFW Post, District, and County Veterans Council Commander. From 1990-2000 he was the State Publications Editor for the VFW Indiana.

Currently as 2nd Vice Commander of the Allen County Council of Veterans Organizations of which he was Commander in...

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On November 3, 2002, we had our annual, 'All You Can Eat Fish, Tenderloin, and Chicken Dinner. This dinner was held at our Station #1, 7001 Old Trail Road, Fort Wayne, IN (Waynedale). We would like to thank The Waynedale News for announcing our event in their Community Calendar. We had a great turn out, and it was directly related to their help. This money will greatly help out with the Halloween Party next year.

We want to thank everyone for your support, in allowing us to raise this...

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Avalon Missionary Church at 1500 Lower Huntington Road and Dane Bailey, "The Singing Auctioneer" are hosting a Southern Gospel Concert with The McCaslins of Mishawaka, IN on Nov. 9, 2002 at 7:00 p.m.

The McCaslins, Ron and Marilyn have been singing for about 20 years. After coming off the road for a brief time and time spent in the pastorate, they felt led back into the music ministry. They started singing again joined by their daughter, Angela. Four years later with lots of miles, lots of...

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KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION INDIANA CHAPTER #1

The November meeting of the KWVA Indiana Chapter #1 will be held on November 16th instead of on the 9th due to the Veterans Day Parade. Meeting time is at 9am with breakfast at 7am. Meeting place is at the American Legion Post 82 on Harris Road. Spouses and friends are invited to attend. Be sure and join us on Parnell Avenue for the Veterans Day Parade. Time is 11am and the date is November 9th. For more information call Publicity...

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UNIVERSITY OF SAINT FRANCIS

LOCAL DANA EXECUTIVE RECEIVES ANUTOMOTIVE HALL OF FAME AWARD

Fred D. Tucker, 35, director of Sales and Global Strategies – Torque and Traction Technologies Group for Dana Corporation is one of four winners of the Automotive Hall of Fame's 2002 Young Leadership and Excellence Award. He was honored along with the three other inductees at a ceremony on October 15, 2002 in Dearborn, Michigan.

Mr. Tucker, an MBA student at USF who will complete his degree in May 2003...

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The Wayne High School Blue Guard Marching Band began the season by winning the Carroll, Angola, and Wayne Invitational. They finished 2nd at the East Noble and Snider Invitational. On October 5th they received a Division 1 rating at the District Contest allowing them to advance to the Regionals in Carmel, IN. On October 19th they received a Division 1 rating and placed in the top 5 to advance to the STATE FINALS. The finals will be held Saturday, October 26th at the RCA Dome, Indianapolis....

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On Friday afternoon, November 1, more than 60 students representing all the high schools in Fort Wayne Community Schools will be meeting together to combine their talents in the All City Honors Choir. Mr. Duane Davis, Director of Vocal Music at Grand Rapids Community College, will serve as the guest conductor. He will rehearse the students on Friday afternoon and most of the day Saturday on five pieces that will challenge them musically, as well as, provide a balance of classical and...

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