2018 Community Events Calendar
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.
FORT WAYNE PET FOOD PANTRY
The Fort Wayne Pet Food Pantry is at a critical low level of dry dog and cat food. To donate 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.
AMERICAN RED CROSS – VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
The American Red Cross, Blood Services has Volunteer opportunities for Blood Donor Receptionists at the 1212 E. California Rd. site and at the Lutheran Hospital Fixed Site.
The 1212 E. California Rd. location has Saturday and Sunday opportunities for two shifts, 6:30 a.m. to 10:00 a.m. and 10:00 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. The Lutheran Hospital Fixed site has opportunities on Thursdays from 8:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and Saturdays from 9:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Please contact Pam Schroeder at 260-480-8218 for more information.
FIRST RESPONDERS DINNER
On Saturday, June 23rd from 4:30pm to 7:00pm The Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Garrett are hosting a First Responders Dinner. The dinner is to thank the first responders and their families for their dedication to serving the community. The dinner is held at Zion Evangelical Lutheran Church in Garrett, IN. For more information please call 260-343-8494.
3RD ANNUAL ROBBIE’S RIDE
The 3rd Annual Robbie’s Ride is on Saturday, June 23rd. The location is Harley – Davidson of Fort Wayne. The registration is at 10AM and Kick Stands up at 11AM. The cost is $10.00 Per Bike. There will be T-Shirts for sale, Food, Silent Auction, Drinks and Live Music.
MATTHEW 25 TO HOST A SOFTBALL TOURNAMENT
Matthew 25 is hosting on a softball tournament as a fundraiser. The tournament will start September 8th at 8AM, and last until 5PM. It is $150 per team to be entered to play, and is open to the public to watch for free. There will be concessions and food trucks as well. For more information visit http://matthew25online.org/communitysupport/events/home-runs-for-health/