Monday, May 20, 2019

2019 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.

14TH ANNUAL RIDE FOR LIFE

On Saturday, May 18th the 14th Annual Ride For Life, hosted by Fire & Iron Motorcycle Club will take place. The event will benefit The Hoosier Burn Camp. This event is a Motorcycle Mystery Run with registration from 10am to 11:30am and the first bike out at 10:30am. Registration is $15 per person. There will be a silent auction, live band and food and beverages available for purchase. The location of the event is at 469 Sports & Spirits in New Haven.

USPS REVEALS NEW FOREVER STAMP DESIGN HONORING THE LATE PRESIDENT GEORGE H.W. BUSH

The first-day-of-issue ceremony will be held on the president’s birthday, June 12, at the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library and Museum, 1000 George Bush Drive West, College Station, TX. Robert M. Duncan, chairman of the U.S. Postal Service Board of Governors, will serve as the dedicating official. The stamp will be available for pre-order April 6, 2019, for delivery on or after the June 12 ceremony at usps.com/stamps, or by phone at 800-Stamp24 (800-782-6724).

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