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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

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.

I CAN VOLUNTEER TEAM-AUGUST 2014 VOLUNTEER EVENTS

WHEN: Saturday August 23rd 2014 from 9 am-12 pm

WHO: I CAN Volunteers (developmentally disabled adults), AWS/Benchmark, and Easter Seals ARC support staff and Volunteer Center volunteers.

WHAT: I CAN Volunteers make enrichment items for animals at the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo, These hands on activities include painting, gluing collages, and rope making.

WHERE: Diehm Museum Classroom- located off Franke park Drive and directly across from the Fort Wayne Children’s Zoo.

Another Event:

When: Thursday August 28th 2014 9 am- 12 pm

WHO: I CAN Volunteers (developmentally disabled adults), AWS Benchmark, and Easter Seals ARC support staff and Volunteer Center volunteers.

WHAT: I CAN Volunteers spread and scatter seeds along the trails at the nature preserve to help support the plants and trees In this Little Rivers Wetlands Project. A hot dog roast and reflection will follow this volunteer activity.

WHERE: Eagle Marsh, 6801 Engle Road.

 

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.

3RD ANNUAL HAMILTON CAR & MOTORCYCLE SHOW

The 3rd annual Hamilton Car & Motorcycle Show will be on August 23rd during Hamilton's Summer Bash in downtown Hamilton, Indiana. Registration and parking begin at 9:30 a.m. Dash plaques will be given to the first 50 entrants. Top 5 People’s Choice prizes will be awarded at 3:00 p.m. There is a $5 entry fee. Food and other activities will be available during the event. Call 260-488-2803 for more information.

DOGGONE BEST CHILI CHALLENGE- LUCKY HARLEY DAVIDSON

On September 27, 2014 at Lucky Harley Davidson the annual Doggone Best Chili Cookoff Challenge will be under way. The Public Tasting time is from noon to 3:00pm and the cost is $5.00 for adults and children under ten are free. The chili cook-off to benefit the Allen County SPCA. Lots of mouth-watering chili ranging from mild to wild! Join us for an afternoon of good family fun, awesome adoptable pets, and GREAT CHILI! For more information visit the website at www.doggonebestchili.org.

FREE TO BREATHE LUNG CANCER RUN/WALK

Lung cancer it's a powerful force, but so are you. You have the power to save a life. Join us for the Fort Wayne free to breathe run-walk on September 13 at Shoaff Park’s Conklin Pavilion. One day of action can make a lifetime of impact. Together we have the power to make lung cancer survival the expectation, not the exception. Register and start fundraising today at freetobreathe.org.

COMMUNITY FUNDRAISING EVENT

Come out and help support the lupus foundation in finding a cure to this destructive disease. The event is September 13, 2014 from 11:00 am-2:00 pm at Hier’s Park, Huntington, IN. There will be lunch from 11-12:30 pm and last minute raffle sales and bids until 1:00 pm. Look for them on Facebook for updates on prizes at https://www.facebook.com/Lupulicious

ALLEN COUNTY 4-H HOLDS PANCAKE & SAUSAGE BREAKFAST

The public is invited to attend a Pancake & Sausage Breakfast to benefit Allen County 4-H Clubs, Inc. on Sunday, September 14 from 9 am-1pm at the Allen County Purdue Extension Office, 4001 Crescent Avenue on IPFW’s campus in Fort Wayne. The menu includes pancakes, sausage, biscuits and gravy, coffee, and orange juice. Pancakes will be served all you can eat. Adult meals and all carry-outs cost $6, meals for children from 3-12 cost $3, and children 0-2 will eat for free. For more information contact: Samm Johnson, Extension Educator, at 260-481-6826 or sammjohnson@purdue.edu.

INDUSTRY ADVANCEMENT AND APPRENTICESHIP PROMOTION WEEK

Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 166 is proud to host the Industry Advancement and Apprenticeship Promotion Week September 30-October 3, 2014. Whether you are an individual looking for a future career, a company or corporation looking for new and innovative facility measures to save energy and money, or a school system looking for an affordable higher-education options, this event is for you. There will also be other Building Trades Construction groups giving demonstration. If you are interested, please contact Plumbers & Steamfitters Local 166 at 260-490-5696.

LUTHERAN SOUTH UNITY SCHOOL FUNDRAISER

The fifth annual fundraiser for Lutheran South Unity School, 5401 S. Calhoun St., is slated for 5:00-8:00 p.m. Sunday, October 5, in the Family Life center of Mount Calvary Lutheran Church, 1819 Reservation Dr. The evening, under the theme ³Let the Children Come, will feature delicious food, fun, fellowship and an opportunity to support LSUS. The cost is $35 per plate; all contributions over the cost of the meal will help the school and its students. The public is invited.

BETHLEHEM ALUMNI OPEN HOUSE

Are you an alumnus of Bethlehem Lutheran School, 3705 S. Anthony Blvd.? Come to the Bethlehem alumni open house 1:00-5:00 p.m. Sunday, October 12. Bring photos, films or other memorabilia to share. Former teachers, students, members and the public are invited to see the photos, displays and videos.

Enjoy refreshments, recall memories and rekindle friendships. Those interested in helping may call Sharon at 452-6846. The website is http://www.bethlehemschool.org.

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.

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