Waynedale Leisure & Entertainment

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MOMENT OF SILENCE

Our condolences to Earl Kumfer and family. Earl's mother, Ava Mae Kumfer passed away recently (Obituary - page 6). Earl is Miami District Commissioner and an Assistant Scoutmaster at Troop 38, sponsored by Calvary United Methodist Church.

 

THIS I BELIEVE - OUTCOME STUDY BY THE HARRIS INTERACTIVE FOR THE BSA

(From The Courier - Official Messenger of the Anthony Wayne Area Council)

For many years, the Boy Scouts of America has studied the impact of Scouting programs on...

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I love living in a rural county, and in a small neighborhood. It is a pleasure to live where you are known not only by your own name but also by the names that your parents and grandparents carried. Perhaps it is a country thing, but one of the first questions we ask a stranger is, "What were your parents' names?"Some time ago a strange man knocked on the door, and when I answered it, he introduced himself, "I'm John O'Dell." Without thinking, I blurted, "Who was your grandpa?" After a startled...

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Isabel, What Have You Done?

 

When my son, Danny, was a teenager, he and his sister, Betsy, had the same group of friends. They are only 17 months apart in age, and so it was natural for them to have many mutual friends. I guess it was also natural for them to congregate over here, as I never locked the door, day or night, They always knew they were welcome. ‑Sometimes I wondered at my own sanity when the drums would start in, and the laughter, and craziness that only teens can appreciate...

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LET US PRAY (TOGETHER)

 

Did The Creator have any idea that when He created the human race, He would one day hear His Son Jesus teach the people The Lord's Prayer? ‑Jesus said, "Thy kingdom come ... on earth as it is in Heaven." ‑Looking back on those words today, I believe He would say, "Oh, my God - they are doing it all wrong. ‑Did I not say love one another, not destroy one another? ‑Did I not say let us pray? ‑And it was interpreted let us stray. ‑Forgive us our trespasses as we forgive...

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A Parent's Story

 

The thing about being a parent is that when we plan to have children, we expect that everything about them will be perfect. We don't usually consider how they will do in school, or what kind of grades they will make. It doesn't cross our minds that they may struggle so much, that we will wonder if they can ever be educated.

This is a problem that many parents face when their children reach school age. I am the mother of four wonderful children. My oldest son, Clay, has...

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MIAMI DISTRICT FALL CAMPOREE TO TAKE PLACE OCTOBER 3,4,5, 2003

(From THE COURIER (official Messenger of the Anthony Wayne area Council)

Thank you Troop 356 for planning the Fall Camporee. The theme will be Emergency Preparedness. Troop 356 is planning exciting activities that will satisfy rank and badge requirements. Make plans to attend and look forward to the following activities currently being arranged: Fort Wayne Police Department canine demonstration - New Haven Fire Department...

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