COMMUNITY CALENDAR 9/18/2002

CHILI (COOK-OFF) AND BAKE SALE – PUBLIC WELCOME
Who: Poe Volunteer Fire Department
What: Firehouse Chili Cook-off and Bake sale with Chili, Chicken Noodle Soup, hot dogs, and apple dessert bar – with bake sale items available. When: Saturday, October 5, 2002 (Serving 6PM TO 8PM)
Where: At the Fire Station in Poe, Indiana
Why: Proceeds to Ambulance Supply Fund
Cost: FREE WILL OFFERING
Wanted: Fire Departments to compete for 1st Place “Best Chili” contest – limited spaces – register early.

 

TEAMSTER RETIREE MEETING
Teamster Retiree’s Local 414 will hold their monthly meeting at 1pm on Tuesday, September 17, 2002 at Local 414 Union Hall – Potluck & Speaker too!

 

ALLEN COUNTY – WAYNEDALE BRANCH – LIBRARY SCHEDULE

RISK BOARD GAME TOURNAMENT – Saturday, September 14, 2002 (1pm to 5pm) Young adults in grades 5-12, join us for an afternoon of fun. Battle your friends using the classic game of RISK. We’ll supply everything including the munchies. Please register at 421-1365.

PRESCHOOL STORYTIME – Mondays, September 16,23, and Tuesdays, September 17,24, 2002 at 10:30am. Children under the age of 5 are encouraged to attend a storytime designed with them in mind.
LIBRARY CARD SIGN-UP MONTH – Throughout the month of September, children ages 10 and younger may sign up for a library card and receive a special “goodie” bag.

 

GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY-COMPUTER USERS GROUP MEETING
The Allen County Genealogical Society will meet at the Allen County Library, on September 18, 2002 at 7pm. Visitors are welcome and are invited.

 

CARD PARTY/BAKE SALE
Emmaus Ladies Aid will have an “Autumn Leaves” Card Party and Bake Sale on Thursday, September 26, at 1pm at 2320 Broadway. Donation: $3. Ticket available at the door. Men are welcome. Co-chairman are Anita Clark and Donna Keefer.

 

RUMMAGE SALE
Who: Hope United Methodist Church
What: Rummage/Bake Sale
When: Friday, September 20, 2002 from 8am to 3pm and Saturday, September 21, 2002 with a $3 bag sale from 8am to 12 noon.
Where: 6608 Hoagland Road (Corner U.S. 27 S. Hoagland Road) Hoagland IN

 

FUND RAISER
Who: St. Joseph Church Hessen Cassel
What: Fall Festival – Softball tournament, moon walk, log saw, entertainment store, country store, silent auction, broasted chicken dinner (4pm to 7pm), bingo & cash raffle, beer tent (open noon – 11pm), Mini Train, and music by the ‘BELAIRS’ (8pm-11pm)
When: Saturday, September 28, 2002
Where: 11337 US Hwy 27 South
Information: 639-6426 or 639-6012

 

CRAFTERS WANTED
St. Joseph Church, 1300 N. Main Street, Bluffton, is looking for crafters for their Craft Bazaar on Saturday, November 2, 2002. The Bazaar will be held from 8am until 3pm. For more information, call Mary-Ann Bickley at 824-2283 or Carol Leitner at 824-1788.

 

EMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH TO SPONSOR GRIEF RECOVERY WORKSHOP
Beginning October 1, 2002, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 917 W. Jefferson Street, will be hosting HOPE FOR TOMORROW, a grief recovery workshop designed to help those who have lost a loved one to death. This workshop is open to the public and will be offered free of charge on eight consecutive Tuesday nights from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. The lectures and small group sessions will deal with The Roller Coaster of Emotions, Tasks of Mourning, Grief’s Effects on the Whole Person, A ‘New” Normal, and other concerns of the grieving individual. Childcare for these workshops will be provided by reservation only for $4 an hour. For additional information and pre-registration call the church office at 260-423-1369.

 

EMMANUEL LUTHERAN CHURCH TO SPONSOR DIVORCE RECOVERY WORKSHOP
Beginning October 1, 2002, Emmanuel Lutheran Church, 917 W. Jefferson Street, will be hosting THROUGH THE FIRE, a divorce recovery workshop. This workshop is open to the public and will be offered free of charge on eight consecutive Tuesday nights from 6:30pm to 8:30pm. The lectures and small group sessions will deal with feelings and emotions, guilt, stress, co-dependency, forgiveness, getting your act back together, dating and remarriage, and children of divorce. Childcare for these workshops will be provided by reservation only for $4 an hour. For additional information and pre-registration, call the church office at 260-423-1369.

 

BAZAAR
Who: Waynedale United Methodist Women
What: Church Street Corner Bazaar
When: Saturday, November 2, 2002 from 9am to 2pm
Where: Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2501 Church Street
Info: For craft table rentals call Bronna Beth Boling at 747-3541.
Cost: $20 for 6-foot tables.

 

FREE MATH & SCIENCE HOMEWORK HELP OFFERED BY ROSE-HULMAN COLLEGE
Just call 1-800-ASK-ROSE; between 7PM and 10pm, Sunday through Thursday from September through May (The Homework Hotline is closed during Rose-Hulman’s holiday and quarter breaks.) This service is FREE and is available to any student grades 6 – 12 who needs math or science homework help. Have your homework assignment, a textbook (if available), paper, pen or pencil, and a calculator (if needed). The tutors will not give you the answer to your problem but they are trained to ask the right questions to help students analyze the problems and find their own solutions.

 

OKTOBERFEST
Who: Hoagland Area Advancement Association (a non-profit organization)
What: 28TH Annual Hoagland, Indiana Oktoberfest Festival
When: Friday, September 20, 2002 from 6pm to 11pm Saturday, September 21, 2002 from 12noon till midnight Sunday, September 22, 2002 from 11am till 8pm
Where: Hoagland Park Pavilion at Hoagland, Indiana (12 miles South of Fort Wayne off US 33/27)
Cost: $6 or 3-day pass for $16(Children 15 and under free with parents)
What is available: Chicken BBQ, German food, knackwurst, bratwurst, German potato salad, ham, hot dogs, beef BBQ, sandwiches, carry-outs, Music by GOOD TIME DUTCHMEN, BAVARIAN BRASS, DIE FREUDEMACHER, BIFF AND THE CRUISERS, SPIKE AND THE BULL DOGS – Waltzes, Polkas, Ballroom, Line & Square Dancing – Plus Free Electrical Outlets Available for Campers.

 

ANNUAL SCOTTISH RITE CENTER CRAFT BAZAAR BOOTH RENTAL AVAILABLE
The Scottish Rite Center is proud to announce its 3rd annual Craft Bazaar to be held on October 26, 2002 from 10am to 3pm. All proceeds generated from booth rental fees and concessions will be donated to the Masonic Learning Center for Children, which offers free tutoring to children with dyslexia. The Bazaar is held in both the Valencia Ballroom and the Horseshoe Lobby and has featured in the past crafts of many kinds, such as woodworking, antiques, quilts, numerous handmade items, and more.
Booth rental reservations are being accepted at this time. Booth rental spaces start at $35. Only 60 booths will be accepted, so reservations are recommended in advance. Lunch and a bake sale will be available. Free parking will also be provided. For booth reservations, contact Colleen Olinger at (260) 423-2593, ext.4, or visit our website at www.srcenter.org for an online form to print off.

 

KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION – INDIANA CHAPTER #1
The monthly meeting of the KWVAIC#1 will be held on September 14, 2002 at the American Legion Post 82 on Harris Road. Meeting starts at 9am with breakfast beginning at 8am. New members are WELCOME!! Spouses and friends are also invited.

 

CLASS REUNION
The Southside High School Class of 1947 will hold its 55th Reunion Banquet on Saturday, September 21, 2002, at Hall’s Guesthouse on West Washington Center Road at 6pm. For more information, call George at 260-422-6949 by September 1, 2002.

 

SOUTH WEST CONSERVATION CLUB INC.
<A Not-For-Profit Corporation>
5703 Bluffton Road, Waynedale, Indiana
Community Welcome Events Schedule
3-D Archery Shoot – Sunday, September 15, 2002 from 9:00am – 2:30pm
Fish & Tenderloin Supper – Friday, September 20, 2002 – 5pm – 7:30pm
Trap & Skeet Shoot – Sunday, September 29, 2002 12:30pm until close

 

BUS TRIP TO FOOTBALL GAME
Who: American Legion Post 241
What: Colts vs Dolphins at Indianapolis
When: Sunday, September 15, 2002 at 7:30am sharp – return at 7pm
Where: Bus leaves from Post 241 parking lot at 7605 Bluffton Road
Cost: $75 (includes bus trip, ticket, tailgate party, brats, hamburgers, beer, pop, chips, and games on bus.)
Info: See Jim Michell – 747-3019 or any S.A.L. Officer

 

HOLIDAY BAZAAR
Who: Bethel United Methodist Church
What: Holiday Bazaar
When: Saturday, November 2, 2002 – 9am to 3pm – lunch 11am to 1pm.
Where: 8405 Lima Road
Cost: Bazaar Table Rental – $25 per table

 

RUMMAGE/BAKE SALE
Who: Anthony Wayne First Church of God
What: Combination Rummage Sale and Bake Sale
When: Thursday, September 26, 2002 from 8am to 7pm Friday, September 27, 2002 from 8am to 3pm with $2 bag sale to be held from 1pm to 3pm.
Where: 6012 South Bend Drive

 

UPWARD SOCCER
Who: Avalon Missionary Church
What: Youth Soccer – come out and watch ‘kids just having fun”.
When: One-hour games on each Saturday until October 15.
Where: Avalon Missionary Church’s Family Center, corner of Lower Huntington Road and Airport Expressway.
Cost: Free to the public – bring your lawn chairs and suntan lotion.
NOTE: Concession stand will be open during games – Things that you might be able to purchase – Hot Dogs, Coney Dogs with cheese, Popcorn, Candy, Pastry Swirls, Apples, Bananas, Pop Tarts, Little Pizzas, Nachos, chips, corn dogs, and Waynedale Dogs – proceeds to help the Soccer program.

 

ERIN’S HOUSE FOR GRIEVING CHILDREN
Erin’s House provides by-monthly peer-support groups for children ages 3 to 25 that are grieving the terminal illness or death of someone they love. The program goal is to provide a safe, nurturing environment where children, teens and young adults can share their experiences and begin the healing process. Services are provided at no cost to families. Please call 423-2466 for an application. Erin’s House has many volunteer opportunities. Facilitator training dates and times have been scheduled for 2002, so if you’re interested, please give us a call.

 

GIRL SCOUT TROOP TO MEET AT SCOUT CABIN
Girl Scout Troop #850 (Junior/Cadette) will be meeting at the Portage Creek Camp Association Scout Cabin, corner of Lower Huntington Road and Ardmore Avenue, every Tuesday evening from 6:30pm to 8pm. Anyone interested in joining or helping with the troop, please contact Troop Leader Mary Shepard at 436-2422.

 

GIRL SCOUTS TO HOLD YARD/GARAGE SALE
Girl Scout Troop #850 will be holding a yard/garage sale from 9am to 5pm, Thursday, Friday, and Saturday, September 12, 13, and 14, 2002 at 2803 Westview Avenue (off Brooklyn Avenue close to the railroad crossing). Articles available are: gas lawnmower, 2 antique cedar chests, 2 beveled mirrors, 2 coffee tables, Robi grass edger, microwave oven, Kenwood Stereo, clothes, baby clothes, table with matching chairs, full size bed frame, and lots of toys. $2-Bag Sale on last day of sale.

 

FORT WAYNE ART SOURCE
(Non-Profit Gallery and Learning Center)
2812 Lower Huntington Road – Waynedale, IN 46809 – 447-9834

GALLERY HOURS: GALLERY, OPEN FREE TO THE PUBLIC
Mondays: 12noon to 5pm Tuesdays: 12noon to 5pm
Wednesdays: 12noon-8pm Thursdays: 12noon-8pm
Fridays: 10am-5pm Saturdays: 10am-2pm
Sundays: 1pm-4pm

MARGE SHOMO IS FEATURED ARTIST FOR THE MONTH OF SEPTEMBER
“Have fun, and help people – not necessarily in that order,” is Marge’s goal for the rest of her life. Not only is Marge a watercolor artist, she is also an author of several children’s stories, not only writing them, but also illustrating them. Marge enjoys reading these stories to her grandchildren’s school classes. And, Marge is an active volunteer for the Red Cross, sometimes traveling to the latest disaster in the USA, helping where she is needed.

Taking watercolor classes at several Elder Hostels and from Karen Starn at the Fort Wayne Art Source has opened up another area of Marge’s creativity. Although new at watercolor, her unique style has attracted new patrons. And how old is our featured artist? Well, you NEVER ask a lady her age, but Marge does not let the fact that she began drawing Social Security several years ago slow her down. For Marge, it is not the years on the calendar, it is the joy for living that counts. – Marge feels young in her heart. Pick up your brush, and come and join Marge in class, you will NOT be as tired, you will NOT be as old as you think you are after being inspired by this delightful senior citizen.

 

VOLUNTEER VOLLYBALL COACHES NEEDED
The Athletic Department at St. Joseph School, Hessen Cassel is looking for college-age students or any adults that would like to volunteer their time to coaching our girls’ volleyball teams. We have a 7th Grade and an 8th Grade team that we need coaches for. If interested, please call Ruth Litchfieldd at 639-3352.

 

VOLUNTEERS NEEDED TO DELIVER HOMEBOUND MEALS
Homebound Meals, a non-profit organization, has served the city of Fort Wayne since 1971 and delivers noon meals Monday to Friday to people who are unable to prepare their own meals due to age, illness, or disability. Special diets are available. We need volunteer drivers to deliver noon meals once a week Monday through Friday to homebound people who are unable to prepare their own meals. Contact Judy Gregg at 422-3296.

 

FLAG HISTORY AND ETIQUETTE BOOK AVAILABLE THROUGH THE BOY SCOUTS
The book entitled YOUR FLAG is available through the 2002 Boy Scouts of America Official Retail Catalog. Learn the proud history and etiquette of the American flag. This book has new illustrations and information throughout. Order catalog #Z33188A. The cost is $8.95 plus tax. The book is also available in the Boy Scout shop at the Anthony Wayne Area Scout office/training center, 8315 W. Jefferson, Fort Wayne, IN 46804. American flags are also available. For prices and information call Janice at 432-9593.

 

ELMHURST HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF ’82
Can you believe it has been 20 years since walking off the stage at the Memorial Coliseum with your diploma in hand? Well believe it, a 20-year class reunion is being planned for November 30, 2002. We are in the painstaking process of locating all of our fellow graduates so if you have not been contacted personally or if you have any leads of graduates that you have stayed in contact with, please contact Chris Baker-Stevens at 260-625-6432 or send an e-mail to ehs82reunion2002@yahoo.com

 

BOY SCOUT UNIFORMS NEEDED
Boy Scout Troops are looking for some good used uniforms. Are you or your boy finished with scouting? Do you have some old uniforms or uniform parts (belt, shirt, pants, socks) laying around in dresser drawers or hanging in the back of a closet? Please donate these items to a Boy Scout Troop. We have boys in need of uniforms right now. Call Scoutmaster Jack Shepard at 436-2422 for pickup, or drop the items off at THE WAYNEDALE NEWS, 2700 Lower Huntington Road. Items donated are tax deductible.

 

CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF ’57 REUNION
Who: CCHS Class of ’57
What: 45th Class Reunion
When: September 28, 2002
Where: Halls Guest House, Washington Center Road
Cost: $27.50 each
Buffet Menu: Carved roast beef, ham, baked cod, baked chicken breast, augratin potatoes, Italian vegetables, deluxe relishes, tossed salad, corn, dinner rolls, coffee, iced tea, and assorted desserts.
NOTE: A block of rooms has been reserved at the Guest House; please book directly at 260-489-2524.

 

CRAFTERS WANTED
Heritage Jr/Sr High School PTA is seeking crafters for its Saturday, November 2, 2002 Fall Craft Show, held at the school between the hours of 9am & 3pm. Spaces with or without tables are available. (8-foot tables are $25 and 12-foot tables are $30). Hurry! The show will close with 50 paid reservations. Contact Cindy Boettcher at 260-639-6037.

 

CRAFTERS WANTED
Moeller Road Wesleyan Church is seeking crafters for its Saturday, December 7, 2002 Christmas Craft Show, held at the church between the hours of 9am and 3pm. Spaces with or without tables are available. 8-foot tables are $30. For additional information call Deb Heath at 493-2126.

 

BAZAAR
Who: Bethel United Methodist Church
What: Holiday Bazaar
When: Saturday, November 2, 2002 from 9am to 3pm.
Where: 8405 Lima Road, Fort Wayne
Extras: Lunch will be served from 11am to 1pm.
Info: Call Kathy Smith at 497-0018 or the church office at 489-3651.

 

OLD TRAIL NEIGHBORHOOD ASSOCIATION SCHEDULE FOR 2002
On October 8, 2002 at 7pm, there will be a general meeting at the Waynedale Branch Library.
Contact Jacque Keesler at 747-6985 or Angie Slattery at 478-5483.

 

“THE ALPHA COURSE”
THE ALPHA COURSE will begin on September 19, 2002 at 6pm at Waynedale United Methodist Church, 2502 Church Street. This ten-week practical introduction to the Christian faith offers answers to some key questions. Each weekly session begins with an informal dinner, followed by a large group learning time, and ends with small group discussion and interaction. ‘Alpha’ began in London and is now held in thousands of churches around the world. Join the thousands who have found answers to their questions about life and God and how they relate. To learn more, call 747-7424 or come to the Alpha Dinner on September 15, 2002 at 6pm at Waynedale United Methodist Church. For reservations, call 747-7424 between 8am and 4pm, Monday through Thursday and 8am to 12noon on Fridays. We also have a morning Alpha Course beginning September 18, at 9am.

 

CUB SCOUT PACK 3044 TO RECHARTER
We have located the Pack flags now we need a Cubmaster, An Assistant Cubmaster, Several Den Leaders, Boys 7 to 10 years of age, and other volunteers to help with our new-to-be Cub Scout Pack. Meetings will be held weekly either on a Wednesday or a Thursday night at the Portage Creek Camp Association Boy Scout Cabin at the corner of Lower Huntington Road and Ardmore Avenue here in Waynedale. Come on down to the Scout Cabin any Monday night from 7pm to 8:30pm and talk to us about helping to restart one of the oldest Packs in the area. Let’s keep it going. The pack formerly met at Maplewood School and was sponsored by Waynedale Lions Club at one time. If your organization would like to sponsor the pack or help sponsor the pack, then let us know. Come on down any Monday night and talk to us.

 

BACK TO SCHOOL NIGHT!
(sponsored by Avalon Missionary Church, St. Therese Catholic Church, Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church, and Harvest Family Worship Center.)
Coming soon! Hey Kids, you are invited to a very special event planned just for you. Come join the fun and excitement at the first annual community “Back to School” night, sponsored by the Southside Children’s Ministry Network. Several churches in the area are coming together to sponsor an evening just for you and your friends. On Saturday, September 14, from 6:30pm to 8pm children ages 4 years through 5th grade (parents are welcome too) will meet together at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church located at 1819 Reservation Drive (next to Miami Middle School) Marc Hamman, noted children’s speaker, will share his music, drama, and zany comedy! Don’t miss out on this free event planned just for you! For more information call Janna Worthman at 747-1531.

 

2nd ANNUAL ELMHURST ALUMNI GOLF OUTING
Who: Elmhurst High School Alumni
What: Golf Outing – 1st Prize $200, 2nd Prize $120, 3rd Prize $80 – Door prizes and special hole prizes (longest drive & putt, closest to the hole), skins and a special double-your-money hole ($5 & hit your ball on the green gets you $10)
When: Sunday, September 29, 2002 at 1pm
Where: Brookwood Golf Course
Cost: $50/person ($200/ per foursome)
Format: Florida Scramble – (18 Holes of golf, cart, and food) Shotgun Start.
Information: 425-7515 – Make checks payable to Elmhurst H.S. Athletics

 

SPACE AVAILABLE AT ST. ALOYSIUS CATHOLIC SCHOOL CRAFT BAZAAR
Reserve your space now for the St. Aloysius Fall Craft Bazaar. St. Aloysius is located at 14607 Bluffton Road, just south of I-469. The Bazaar will be held Saturday, October 12th from 8:30am to 2pm. Space rental is $18 for a 6-foot table. To reserve a space, call Leigh at 639-6900.

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