Waynedale Leisure & Entertainment

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“Keeping the fire warm!”                                                                Photo by Gary McOmber (L to R)  Troop 344 Scoutmaster Bob Rainwaters & Boy Scouts Joe Jarvis and Karl McOmber

(Featuring guest columnist Gary McOmber, Assistant Scoutmaster Troop 344)

Well it may have been winter in Waynedale but our local Boy Scout units were kept far from hibernating. Troop 38's Scoutmaster Jerry Lloyd and Assistant Scoutmaster Jim Fox organized monthly lock-ins at the Southeast YMCA. The Scouts had the 'Y' under their control for 12 hours and they utilized the pool, the multiple gym areas, and the rest of the facility for their rank advancements or for just plain ol' fun.

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A FEATHER FOR TIM

 

My son-in-law celebrated his 41st birthday a few months ago. He is in the Cortland Nursing Home in Fort Wayne. He has MS and is in a wheel chair.

I asked Tim what he would like for his birthday. He replied, "A feather from the feather man." That is what he calls me. Tim got his feather. The staff and I sang happy birthday to him and Tim and I had a good visit.

Following are my thoughts about a Feather for Tim. Among Native people, an eagle feather received as an honor...

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Dancing Feather through his American Mohawk Indian heritage is a traditional Indian dancer. He has published five books of poetry that celebrates the red man's unique unclouded vision of his relationship to his Creator and the created. Selections written and read by Dancing Feather were featured in an award-winning documentary film entitled "Eagle Gone," produced by Terry Doran and Wendy Watson. This documentary was a winner at the Chicago Film Festival.

Dancing Feather has spoken to...

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Ruth Lee and her daughter, Nancy.

To my second mom, Ruth Lee, formerly of Ideal Ave., Waynedale

I don't know how to start this letter, or how, exactly, to say what is in my heart, so please forgive my rambling disconnected thoughts, and listen only to my heart.

All the way back to Louisville, my mind was filled with thoughts of you. It was like my mind reeling back over the years and over the meaningful and precious times we have had. Until I said good-bye to you in the hospital, I realized I had never told you I loved you. I...

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The public is invited to a birthday party on Sunday, April 13th, for a very special 8-year-old girl who has already survived the ordeal of cancer. She has "Made A Wish" for one-million beverage cans and their pop tabs. Tierra Reynolds, 8, was successfully treated for lung and thyroid cancer at Riley Memorial Hospital for Children in Indianapolis late last May and early June. Although not completely cured, the disease was stopped from spreading, and a carefully monitored healing process is...

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The Waynedale News testing site.

In a recent, 'Little House Out Back' Product Comparison Contest, The Waynedale News was found to have a far superior texture. It is to this effect that Publisher and Editor Bob Stark made the decision to deliver The Waynedale News with a hole pre-punched in the upper left hand corner of each and every issue starting with the next issue printed after our April 1, 2003 issue. "This will let our consumers know they're number one with us and to make it more convenient for them to use The...

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