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AMERICAN CANCER SOCIETY

The journey to end cancer starts with a single step. The American Cancer Society invites you to take that step with us by joining the global Relay For Life movement.

When you walk to end cancer at a Relay event, it's your opportunity to not only honor cancer survivors and remember loved ones lost, but also to raise awareness about what we can do to stay well from cancer and raise money to help fuel the world's largest walk to end cancer.

For more information regarding relay for life visit www.relayforlife.org.

PURPLE IRIS FOUNDATION

Plant Hope for Pancreatic Cancer. Follow Purple Iris Foundation on facebook and twitter. For more information on how to get involved in the community and beyond call 1 855-259-4747 (IRIS). Or visit their website at purpleirisfoundation.com.

 

YWCA NORTHEAST INDIANA

Join the YWCA as they take a Stand Against Racism! Learn how to become a participating site or sponsor by visiting the website www.standagainstracism.org/become_participating_site.

FORT WAYNE PET FOOD PANTRY

The Fort Wayne Pet Food Pantry is at a critical level of dry dog and cat food. For donating to the pantry call 260-478-4851. Check them out on Facebook or online at fwpetfoodpantry.com.

ADULT LIFE TRAINING, INC.

FREE recycling for businesses and individuals who bring their unwanted electronics to the ALC Campus at 3301 E Coliseum Blvd, Fort Wayne, IN 46805 for secure recycling. Advance pickup at your business is available: Call John Nash at 260.432.0014 x128 for details.

HUNTINGTON UNIVERSITY GRADUATE SCHOOL

Experience a day in the life of a graduate counseling student, take advantage of the QA opportunities with current students and faculty, tour the Lifespring Counseling Center, and enjoy dinner on us. Come when you can or stay all day! Find all the details at

www.huntington.edu/Graduate/Graduate-School-Visit-Day  

FREE HOME HEALTH SAFETY CHECK- ALLEN COUNTY

Home Instead Senior Care of Allen County and the surrounding areas of northeastern Indiana Offers Free Home Safety Checks and Easy Fixes to Reduce Accidents; Ensure Safety of Seniors Get a free safety checks and support resources are part of Home Instead Inc.’s broader Making Home Safer for Seniors program. To request a free home safety check or the home safety checklist, please call the local Home Instead Senior Care office at 260-485-2424.

MATCHINGDONORS.COM- DONATE ITEMS TODAY!!!

Matching donors.com helps people register to be a donor for someone in need of an organ. They also provide the oppportunity to donate your vehicles, boats and more to those in need. Just in the US alone 19 people die each day waiting for an organ donor transplant. Sign up today to be apart of the donor list for the possibility of receiving a new organ. Become a donor today to help save the lives of people all around the United States. Be apart of a better future for those in need. Go to matchingdonors.com to become a donor today.

HARTFORD CITY CIVIL WAR DAYS

Civil War Reenactment October 10th-12th 2014 20th Annual Student Discovery Day Friday - Oct. 10, 2014 Featuring The Battle of Nashville and Indiana’s Largest Artillery Event and Night Firing! St. Rd 26 across from 3M in Hartford City, Indiana Meet and Greet the Generals, President Lincoln: Reviews the Year 1864, Jefferson Davis: History of the Secession, Ball Gown Competition and more Civil War Days Civil Days. Visit http://hartfordcitycwdays.com/.

HOMESTEAD HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF 1979

35 Year Class Reunion will be held October 11, 6:30 p.m. at Chestnut Hills Golf Clubhouse. For more information and tickets, please contact Jean Berning Bienz at jeanbienz@frontier.com or 260-316-0551.

 

FORT WAYNE RECORD AND CD SHOW

On Sunday September 21st from noon to 5pm at the Classic Cafe the Fort Wayne Record and CD Show will be taking place. There will be 50 tables of Vinyl, CD's, Video and Music Memorabilia. For more information call 260-482-2525 or 574-329-1483. The event is located at the Classic Cafe in Fort Wayne, IN.

AUTISM SOCIETY OF INDIANA-ACCEPTANCE WALK

On Sunday September 28th at the Allen County Fairgrounds the Autism Acceptance Walk will take place. The registration/check-in is @ 1:00pm, Resource Fair @ 1:00pm, Entertainment @ 1:00pm and the walk starts @ 3:00pm. This event is to help raise awareness about Autism in the community and help bring funds to those families living with Autism in Indiana. For more information call 260-609-8449 ext. 303.

ASI AUTISM ACCEPTANCE WALK

On Sunday, September 28th the Fort Wayne community has a chance to spread the word about Autism. There is a walk/run to raise awareness about Autism and how to cope with it in ones life. This is a chance for the community to enjoy a nice walk and learning more about ASI and Autism. Donations are greatly appreciated. To register please go to www.inautism.org. For more information please call 260-226-2176.

JEANS GALORE AND SO MUCH MORE!

Stop by Renewed Blessings Clothing Resale Store to shop our new fall and winter inventory. We have like new and brand new items. Most items in the store are $3 to $4 and under. New store hours are Wed. & Thurs. evenings from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. and Thurs. and Sat. mornings from 9:00 a.m. to Noon. Park and enter at the back of the Hamilton United Methodist Church, 7780 S. Wayne St., Hamilton, IN. Call 260-488-2803 for more information.

KYLER'S RIDE AND BENEFIT-OCTOBER 4TH 2014

On Saturday October 4th Kyler's Ride and Benefit will kick off at the Office Tavern in Fort Wayne. The event is to create awareness of brain tumors and how to get help once you are diagnosed. The ride is for Kyler and his families medical bills that his family has endoured. Registration from 9am - 11am at the Office Tavern in Fort Wayne. Kickstands up at 11am. The cost for the ride is $10 per person and $5 for passenger. The event will have 50/50 drawing, silent auction, raffles throughout the day. Please wear orange to this event!!

THE HAPPY DASH- OCTOBER 2104

 Bring It-Push It-Own It & Sud’n Impact Gym brings to you Fort Wayne’s 1st obstacle run!! The happy dash will have obstacles, challenges and silliness; this will be a great time for all, and a way to give back to your community while having an amazing challenging, fun experience with family, friends or come out and make new friends!

 The event is on October 11th from 9am to noon and the location is at Happy Dash Fort Recovery Road 12535 Lima Rd Fort Wayne. Please go to Eventbrite to Register Online and search Happy Dash.

WELL-O-WEEN COSTUME BALL

On Saturday October 25th from 7pm to 11pm the McMillen Center for Health Education is hosting a Well-o-ween Comtume Ball. The location of the event is the historic Freemason's Hall in downtown Fort Wayne. Eat, Drink and be scary with spirits and treats. Tickets are $45 per person and for more information please go to the mcmillencenter.org and click on Well-o-ween costume ball.

SAVE THE DATE: CADETS IN CADENCE-BUILDING BRIDGES, CONCORDIA LUTHERAN HIGH SCHOOL

On Friday November 7th and Saturday November 8th the Concordia Lutheran High School Cadets will be hosting a fundraiser dinner/auction. The auction preview will be on Friday November 7th and the fundraiser dinner auction will be Saturday, November 8th. For more information please call 260-483-1102.

BE A SANTA TO A SENIOR PROGRAM-2014
This season, holiday shoppers in Allen County and the surrounding areas of northeastern Indiana can give cheer to area seniors by participating in the Be a Santa to a Senior program.

The program – run by the local Home Instead Senior Care office in partnership with Adult Protective Services, Homebound Meals, Aging and In-home services, area retailers, volunteers and members of the community – helps ensure isolated seniors receive gifts and companionship during the holidays. This can be a difficult time for many, especially those who live alone or have lost spouses and loved ones.

An estimated 27 percent of people 65 and older (10.8 million people) are widowed, according to the U.S. Census Bureau. Further, the Administration on Aging reports about 28 percent (11.8 million) non-institutionalized people 65 and older live alone.

Walgreens retailers participating in Be a Santa to a Senior will display Christmas trees from Nov. 2 to Dec. 13 that feature ornaments with seniors’ first names and their gift requests. Holiday shoppers can pick an ornament from these trees, buy the items listed and return them unwrapped to the store, with the ornament attached.

Be a Santa to a Senior trees will be located at Fort Wayne area Walgreens locations. The local Home Instead Senior Care office will enlist volunteers from its staff, senior-care business associates, non-profit workers and others to collect, wrap and distribute the gifts to local seniors who might otherwise spend the holiday alone.

Be a Santa to a Senior gives back to older adults in our area, many of whom have had significant, positive influence on our lives,” said Jim Sullivan, owner at the local Home Instead Senior Care office. “During this season of giving, we encourage shoppers to buy a little extra to say thank you to these community members.”

For more information about the program, visit BeaSantatoaSenior.com or call 260-485-2424.

  
 
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