Community Harvest Food Bank is proud to announce two newly elected members to its board of directors: Danette Fitzgerald, Parkview Health; and Beth Bechdol, Ice Miller, LLP. Following is the Community Harvest Food Bank slate of officers for 2009: President, John Wolf, Wal-Mart Stores, Inc.; Vice President,
Curves of Waynedale is rolling out the red carpet to members of the award-winning Healthways SilverSneakers Fitness Program, the nation’s leading exercise program designed for older adults. Beginning January 1, 2009, SilverSneakers members are eligible to join Curves of Waynedale at no cost.
Polar Plunge at Mirror Lake to be one of 40 celebration events
In just a few days, brave souls and warm hearts will take an icy dip into Mirror Lake as part of the 2009 Polar Plunge to benefit Special Olympics Indiana. On Saturday, February 14, participants, including the mayor of Fort Wayne, Tom
In recognition of Heart Awareness Month, Lutheran Health Network is encouraging everyone to take a proactive role in their heart health by educating them on how to reduce their risk for heart disease by making simple lifestyle changes. Visit Lutheran Hospital’s Heart Pavilion or the Dupont, St.
So your computer is running slow and you’re thinking about having someone look at it. Before you do, here are several things to look for in a sluggish computer.
1. Does it have AOL installed? AOL has evolved into one of the biggest memory hogs you can have running. Years ago with versions 5, 6,
South Side High School graduate Steve Truong has been selected as an intern in the Indiana Senate, said Sen. Tom Wyss (R-Fort Wayne).
Son of Nga M. Truong of Fort Wayne, he is working with the duplicating office during this, the 116th Indiana General Assembly.
“Duplicating office interns like Steven
I was honored recently to spend some time at the Indiana General Assembly. While there, I was able to meet with several Senators and Representatives, including some from our area.
Our representatives at the General Assembly are faced with an incredible volume of bills they must address. One particular
Over the past few months, the news has been almost incomprehensible. It’s hard for many of us to make sense of the failure of major Wall Street firms and large banks and the $700 billion bailout of the financial sector. And it’s hard for investors to be calm when stocks have fallen more than 40
RE-TOOLING UNEMPLOYMENT FUND ON TO-DO LIST THIS SESSION
Despite Indiana’s ability to attract and create new jobs, layoffs and shutdowns have many fellow Hoosiers hurting. Legislators this session will need to add to our to-do list some focus on re-tooling our state’s unemployment insurance fund
4-YEAR-OLD EXAMPLE TO PARENTS, KIDS ON HOW TO USE 911
Named City’s first Kid Hero for emergency call after mother falls down the stairs
You might have seen the story on the news about the Fort Wayne 4-year-old who called 911 or read about it in the paper, but I think it’s worth repeating here
OTTIS JOHNSON, 82, of Fort Wayne, died Sunday, February 8, 2009, at Lutheran Hospital. Born July 9, 1926, in Tazewell, Tenn., he was a member of Avalon Missionary Church. He was a glazer at City Glass. He loved reading and working with his hands. “He was a Godly man, who loved his family, his Lord
RICHARD QUACKENBUSH, 58, of Yoder, died Friday, February 6, 2009, at Lutheran Hospital in Fort Wayne. Born September 11, 1950, in Fort Wayne, he worked as a Brick Mason at Knoblauch Masonry. He was a member of Decatur Knights of Columbus and St. Aloysius Catholic Church.
He is survived by brothers,
MARY JEAN EVERSOLE, 80, of Fort Wayne, died Thursday January 29, 2009, at Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. Born May 27, 1928, in Fort Wayne, she was the daughter of the late Leamon Huffman and Anna Frances (Woodward) Huffman. She was a nurse at Lutheran Hospital. She was a member of Zanesville United Methodist
AUGUST W. BLONDELL, 82, of Fort Wayne, passed away Friday, January 30, 2009, at Visiting Nurse & Hospice Home. Born April 4, 1926, in Fort Wayne, he grew up in the Fort Wayne area. He served as a Quartermaster in World War II and was a lifetime member of both American Legion Post 82 and V.F.W.
CHARLES JUNIOR BOWSER, 87, of Fort Wayne, died Monday, February 2, 2009, at Hospice Home, Fort Wayne. Born August 7, 1921, in Kosciusko County, he was a member of Calvary United Methodist Church. He served in the Navy; was a tool and diemaker at CTS, Elkhart, was a member of the Toolmaker Union; and
ROBERT E. PLUMMER, 87, of Warsaw, died Thursday, January 29, 2009, at Kosciusko Community Hospital, Warsaw. Born November 14, 1921, in Etna Green, Indiana, he was a teacher for 39 years, retiring in 1986.
Surviving are his wife, Louise Plummer of Warsaw; daughter, Genyce (Ed) DiRico of Winona Lake;
You must file a tax return if your income is above a certain level. The amount varies depending on filing status, age and the type of income you receive.
For example, a married couple both under age 65 generally is not required to file until their joint income reaches $17,900. However, self-employed
Like most, I believe Frost/Nixon is one of the best movies of last year. It’s up for Academy Award for Best Picture and until recently seemed to be the frontrunner (recently passed by Slumdog Millionaire). This slow, methodical film is about the legendary interviews between David Frost,
One day Lila was at school. Her best friend Laura was playing with blocks. Lila said, “Laura may I join you?” And Laura said, “Sure.” All the sudden Zoe (pronunciation Zo-ey) jumped into the beanbag. “You girls…” she said, “We’re in kindergarten now. Are you sure you should be
While Valparaiso and Chesterton, Indiana was recently hit with a “lake-effect” snow storm totaling 25 inches of fresh snow, we were in the cool greenhouses filling pots with soil (Metro Mix) in preparation of planting the first of our geraniums for the up-coming spring season. Most of our planting
A few years back I remember seeing a television special about a group of stock market investors. I can’t remember if they represented different companies or different nationalities but they were sitting in a room full of computers and they had available billions of dollars which could be invested
The Fort Wayne Derby Girls will host their 2nd double-header bout of the 2009 season on Saturday, February 14, 2009, at the Allen County War Memorial Coliseum against the No Coast Derby Girls from Lincoln, NE. The doors open at 5pm and the first bout, featuring Fort Wayne’s SWAT Team vs. No Coast’s
In my sleep I sometimes utter words when awake I don’t understand. I do know, however, that they are from a time and place when peace was a way of life throughout this land.
Black, Red, Yellow or White – all lived in harmony, and knew they were loved.
Although I don’t understand the
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