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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.
REFRESHER MOPS EXPO 2015
On Saturday April 18th
from 9am to 1pm at the Riverside Center (Harvest Room) in Decatur the RefresHER
expo will be taking place. Calling all women who are in need of inspiration and
refreshment, to enjoy a morning of shopping, food and entertainment. There will
be goodies for the first 100 shoppers through the door. There will also be live
music during the experience and a fashion show that starts at 11:00am. The
tickets are $3 for presale and $5 at the door. For presale tickets, call or
text, Emily Hower at 1-260-409-2899.
POLICE OFFICER APPRECIATION BREAKFAST
On Sunday April 19th at the County Line Church of God a complimentary breakfast will be served at 8:30am and 10:00am for all officers, retirees and family. They are invited to join the congregation for a after breakfast worship service at 9:30am or 11:00am. They will recognize the local law enforcement as a display of their appreciation. Pleas RSVP by April 8th at 260-627-2482 or emailing Allison Carnahan at firstname.lastname@example.org.
JIM HENDRICKS; CHRISTIAN CONCERT PIANIST; TO PLAY AT FOREST PARK UNITED METHODIST CHURCH
Christian Concert Pianist, Jim Hendricks, will be performing at the Forest Park United Methodist Church in For Wayne on Sunday April 19th at 6:00pm. The event is free for all ages and a free-will offering will be collected.
RUMMAGE AND BAKE SALE -HOSTED BY FOREST PARK UNITED METHODIST WOMEN
At the Forest Park United Methodist Church, 2100 Kentucky Ave., in Fort Wayne the Women of the Church will be hosting a Rummage and Bake Sale. The times for the sale are as follows: Thursday, April 23rd from 4pm-8pm ; Friday April 24th from 9am to noon. On Friday from 1pm to 3pm the bake sale items will be $2.00 a bag. The event will take place in the Fellowship Hall. All proceeds go to Mission Work.
CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL ALL-YEAR BLOWOUT
When: April 25, 2015, 10am to 4pm
Where: McMillen Park Community Center, 3901 Abbott Street
Additional Information: A banquet dinner will follow event in the same venue, and will be held from 6 PM to 8 PM. There will be a small exhibition from the The African / African American Historical Society Museum; AAAHSM (including research and interviews from our "What If Central Never Closed?" theme) at the event, merchandise vendors from across the city, a Kids Zone, a photo booth, a video testimonial both and much more.
For more information go to www.CentralHighSchoolFest.com
FISH FRY AND CHICKEN FUNDRAISER
The Cedar Creek Lions Club is having a Fish Fry and Chicken Fundraiser, Saturday, April 25th from 4:30pm to 7:30pm at the Grabill Fire Station of Northeast Allen County Fire & EMS. Proceeds will be shared with the fire department to support the Northeast Allen County Fire & EMS and local community need. Dinner will consist of fish and/ or chicken, baked beans, applesauce, potato chips, bread, coffee or lemonade with the dinner being an All You Can Eat meal. Carry out Dinners are available. Children age 3 and under are free. Adults: $9.50, Children (Ages 4 to 9): $7.00. The location is Grabill Fire Station: 13413 State St. Grabill, IN. Indoor seating is available in the Fire Station for dining. For information call: : Lion Rick Slayback @ 1-260-627-2791.
SERTOMA BREAKFAST CLUB OF FORT WAYNE, IN
Event info: The Fort Wayne
Breakfast Sertoma Club hosts CELEBRATE SOUND Don’t Walk in Silence 5K
walk/ timed 5k and 10K run. Our walk/run is part of a national effort to
increase awareness of the need to protect the gift of hearing and raises funds
for local and national sponsorships. Ticket price: $25 Event Registration: http://www.mycelebratesound.org/faf/home/default.asp?ievent=1134201
FORT WAYNE AREA HOME SCHOOLS' HOME EDUCATION EXPO
On May 15, 2015 6pm to 9pm at First Assembly of God Church, 1400 West Washington
Center Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46825. Please enter through door 15.This event is designed to help
homeschool parents make the most of the next day's Home School Resource Expo
held at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum. Workshops,an orientation
meeting, curriculum items on display, and the opportunity to talk with other
homeschooling parents will be available at the Preview. Registration at the door. $5 (Adults and Teens), $2 (Ages
3-12), $15 (Maximum per family). Price includes admission for both days. For
more information: fwahs.org or 260-341-5079.
FORT WAYNE AREA HOME SCHOOLS' HOME EDUCATION RESOURCE
On May 16, 2015, 9 am-5 pm at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum, 4000 Parnell
Avenue, Fort Wayne, IN 46805. Expo Hall 1.The Exhibit Hall features booths
filled with curricular and extra-curricular materials presented by a variety of
vendors. Featured speakers and vendors will offer homeschooling workshops
throughout the day, including one orientation meeting for new or prospective
homeschoolers.Registration at the door. $5 (Adults and Teens), $2 (Ages
3-12), $15 (Maximum per family). There is a $5 parking fee at the Coliseum. For
more information: fwahs.org or 260-341-5079
6K FOR WATER HOSTED BY COME UNITY
On Saturday May 30th the Come Unity organization will team up with Fort4Fitness to host their annual 6K for water run/walk. Why 6K? 6k is the average distance that women and children must walk each day to fetch water. Funds from this race will go towards COME UNITY’s clean water initiatives and other related projects in East Africa. The check in time is from 8:00am to 9:00am and the Kiddie Dash will start at 9:15pm and the 6K Run/ Walk will start at 9:30am. The event will be held at Shoaff Park- River Lodge Pavilion (6401 St. Joe Rd Fort Wayne, IN 46835). You can register online at www.runrace.net or call 260-637-1126.
MILITARY APPRECIATION DINNER AND CELEBRATION
Concordia Lutheran Church- Centennial Hall, 4245 Lake Ave, Fort Wayne, IN will be hosting a Military Appreciation Dinner and Celebration event. The event starts at 6:00pm. The event is to honor those who protect our freedom to worship. There will be a free meal for all attendees, a performance by the Concordia ROTC Color Guard. There is also a service at 5pm before the Dinner and Celebration Event. For more information please contact Pastor Brown at 1-260-422-2429.
THREE RIVERS TOY FAIR
They will have numerous vendors with vintage
and modern toys and comics. Admission is free to all. It will be June 6th and
7th from 10am to 5pm.3 Rivers toy Show 1834 W Wallen Rd Fort Wayne Indiana 46815.