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D O MCCOMB Grieflibrary

With pride and pleasure, D. O. McComb & Sons continues to grow the Mildred M. McComb Library. Located in the Arrangement Center at the Lakeside Park Funeral Home, 1140 Lake Avenue, Fort Wayne, this library contains books, tapes, and videos covering all aspects of grief and loss, death and dying.

"Families, friends, caregivers, hospice professionals, counselors, clergy, and funeral directors, will find a wealth of resource material regarding all phases of grief," states co-owner Dave...

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Taste Of Waynedale 2015

Kingston Residence will proudly sponsor the 7th Annual "Kingston's Taste of Waynedale" on Tuesday, March 24th from 4:30 – 7:00 p.m. at Mount Calvary Family Life Center, 1819 Reservation Road. The proceeds from this event will go to both Honor Flight Northeast Indiana and Community Harvest Food Bank.

Tickets are $15 each if paid in advance, $20 the day of the event. Please RSVP to 747-1523, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School 8th grade girls enjoyed dressing up for the 1950s Era Day & the Sock Hop.

On January 27, Saint Elizabeth Ann Seton Catholic School celebrated one day of Catholic Schools Week in an unusual way – it went back to the 1950s.

Fifth through eighth graders dressed up in white t-shirts, rolled-up jeans, poodle skirts, neck scarves and other 1950s attire and attended "Era Day," which was comprised of a variety of classes that focused on American life in the 1950s. The students did splatter art in the art room, imitating the art of New York artist Jackson Pollock. They...

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The Fort Wayne Mad Ants and McDonald's have partnered to recognize two outstanding high school basketball players in the Fort Wayne community. In January, McDonald's and the Mad Ants selected Adam Davison and Sh'Toya Sanders as the McDonald's High School Players of the Month. Both players will be recognized at an upcoming Mad Ants home game.

Sh'Toya Sanders, a senior at Wayne High School, has been a strong asset for her team on both sides of the ball this season, noticeable in her latest game...

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The FMC Children's Resale Committee at Fellowship Missionary Church is once again sponsoring its annual Children's Clothing Resale on Saturday, March 14, 2015 from 8 a.m. to Noon. This huge community event offers excellent quality children's clothing, maternity clothing, toys, baby furniture and miscellaneous baby equipment at affordable prices.

Over 100 sellers from the community are registered to participate, and all items are inspected to ensure excellent quality before being accepted for...

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University of Saint Francis Head Football Coach Kevin Donley usually keeps it pretty general when it comes comments or thoughts about incoming freshman, but the college coaching veteran may have had a few butterflies in his stomach when he got the call on Sunday night.

Norwell High School senior Piercen Harnish told Donley he had chosen USF to continue his education and football career.

"Obviously, we're really pleased that Piercen has chosen USF," Donley said. "I think our business program...

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Colony Shoppes

With the onset of the new year, the Waynedale business community has become noticeably revitalized. Throughout 2014, it has been exciting to watch the progress of the many companies giving their storefront a facelift. The improvements not only make Waynedale look better from the street, but also show that companies are making a significant investment and a show of faith in the community.

In the late summer of 2013, over 50 area businesses met at Kingston Residence for a presentation by The...

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BARRY SHAW WINNER

The Southside Optimist Club of Fort Wayne, recently held its annual Christmas Awards Banquet. The Club celebrated the wonderful year of "Bringing out the BEST in our KIDS" and honored a member the Optimist of the Year.

The club was founded in 1956, focusing from that time until this day entirely on bettering children's lives, and showing them the power of optimism through our interactions. The Club members are a part of a worldwide volunteer organization of Optimist International, always...

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Brooks Construction

Brooks Construction Co., Inc., Fort Wayne, has been recognized by the Asphalt Pavement Association of Indiana (APAI) for superior asphalt pavement construction at the APAI's recent annual conference and awards luncheon.

Brandon Bushee, Brooks Construction, and Bill Hartman, Allen County Highway Dept., accepted the Quality Pavement Award on behalf of the company in the category of Reconstruction - County. This was one of seven categories in which superior asphalt pavement construction was...

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