Monday, October 23, 2017

2017 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. 

ANNUAL FORT WAYNE STAND DOWN “OFFERING HELP FOR HOMELESS VETERANS” TO TAKE PLACE

A Stand Down was a time away from the battlefield whereby soldiers could rest from combat and take care of personal hygiene, enjoy a warm meal, receive medical and dental care and enjoy the camaraderie of battle buddies in a safe environment.  Today a Stand Down refers to a community based intervention to help homeless Veterans, and Veterans who are at risk of becoming homeless, “combat” life on the street, and provide much-needed support and compassion. Event information: Friday, October 20th, 2017 from 10 am – 2 pm The location of the event is Richard Lugar Safe Haven for Veterans: 2424 Fair field Ave. Fort Wayne, IN  Free Services Include: Free meal from Texas Roadhouse to all veterans in attendance, Free Flu Shots, VA Services, Health Care Resources, Housing, Food Resources,  Employment Help and Clothing Supplies. For more information please go to https://www.facebook.com/fwmsd/

KNIGHT’S OF ST. JOHN MONTHLY CHICKEN FRY

On Saturday October 28th starting at 4:00pm the monthly Knight’s of St. John Chicken Fry will be taking place. The dinner is service upstairs and is handicapped accessible. The event is location in Maria Stein, Ohio and carry-out is also available.

TRI-LAKES LIONS CLUB FISH & TENDERLOIN FRY NOVEMBER 2017

On Saturday, November 11th from 4pm to 7pm the monthly Tri-Lakes Lions Club fish and tenderloin fry will take place. The cost is $10 for adults, children 6 to 12 are $5 and children 5 and under are FREE. The location of the event is at the Tri-Lakes Lions Hall on Colony Ave. in Tri-Lakes, In.

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