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FOOD FOR SHOES FUNDRAISER
When: Thursday, February 11, 4- 7pm
Where: Waynedale Elementary School, 7201 Elzey Street, Fort Wayne, IN 46809
What: The Waynedale Lions Club presents “Food For Shoes,” a fish dinner fundraiser to provide children in need with a pair of shoes with every dinner sold. Event will feature a fish dinner with 2 sides, a roll and a drink. There will also be a bake sale for dessert items.
Why: This fundraiser is being held to help the growing need of families with children who cannot afford essential school supplies, specifically shoes.
Cost: Each adult dinner sold will purchase a pair of shoes for a child in need.
Adult Meal $10 (presale), or $12 at the door; child’s meal $6.50. Presale tickets can be purchased at The Jim Springer Elder Law Office, The Waynedale News or Waynedale Elementary.
Contact: The Waynedale Lions Club www.waynedale.com/lions or Jim Springer (260) 747-7224.
Fort Wayne Sport Club
When: Jan. 22,
Feb. 26, March 25
4:30p – 7p
Where: 3102 Ardmore Ave.
Cost: $9 adults,
4 children 6-10
6& under free
What: Includes fish, potatoes, coleslaw, applesauce, roll & dessert
Contact: Phil at 515-1695
WAYNEDALE BUSINESS CHAMBER MEETING
Thursday, February 11, 2p
Where: Southwest Conservation Club
5703 Bluffton Road
Why: For the improvement of the community, we give the business leaders (and the ‘Waynedale business district’) a voice to petition the city for improvements; a general members meeting time and date to discuss problems in our area, and a way to meet and greet your business neighbors. Organizing ourselves to work together is the first step to create great things! www.waynedale.com/business
Contact: Jordan Cornwell
FORT WAYNE BALLERS
What: Open Gym Workout
Boys 3rd- 6th Grade
When: Every Tues. & Fri. 4:30- 7:30p
Bethlehem Lutheran School
3706 S. Anthony Blvd.
Add’l: Also, tryouts for AAU Basketball will be in January.
Contact: Coach Scott
Who: Disorderly Bear Den
When: First Thurs. of month
Where: Community Center
233 W. Main Street
What: We are a non-profit, public charity that collects and gives away teddy bears and other stuffed animals to those in need.
We do this all year and always need new or gently used animals of all types.
All donations may be tax deductible on your personal income tax and are greatly appreciated.
Who: American Chronic Pain Association Meeting
When: 1st and 3rd Tues
Where: Waynewood Inn
Who: Avalon Food Pantry
Where: 1500 Lower Huntington Rd.
Info: Help the food pantry
We receive payment for paper
Accepted: Newspaper, mail, office paper, phone books, magazines, paper books, catalogues, computer paper, all kinds of paper!
NO grocery bags or cardboard
Who: Heather’s Story
When: Throughout the year
Where: Bishop Luers High School
333 E. Paulding Rd.
Cost: Tax receipt will be provided for each gown or dress brought in
Info: We are collecting formal wear that we will resell for $25
With each gown sold, pointers and signs of what to look for in an abusive relationship will be attached.
All monies collected will be used to Domestic Violence organization, bring in speakers to share their stories and purchase educational materials to use in the classroom.
Contact: Joni Kuhn
SOUTHSIDE OPTIMIST CLUB MEETING
Where: Hall’s Restaurant
When: Tues., 7a
LITTLE RIVER RAMBLERS
Who: Little River
9a – 11a
Where: Eagle Marsh Barn
6801 Engle Road
Info: Explore the preserve’s interesting plants and wildlife
Contact: Betsy Yankowiak
When: Every Thursday
6p to 7p
Where: Aldersgate Community
2417 Getz Road
FURNISHING HELP TO REBUILD LIVES
Who: Mustard Seed Furniture Bank
When: Monday – Friday
10a – 4p
Where: Drop off donations
3636 Illinois Rd.
Complimentary pick up service for large items
Info: Accepting bed linens, blankets and kitchen and bath towels and miscellaneous kitchen items
Also accepting household furnishing, pictures and knick-knacks
Contact: 260-471-5802 x 1
SWEET ADELINES TOWNS OF
6:30p – 9p
Where: 5120 Speedway Dr
Info: Real Women
Real Harmony, Real Fun
When: First Thurs of month
Where: Waynedale Library
2200 Lower Huntington Rd.
Note: Meetings are confidential and free of charge
PREMIER WOMEN’S NETWORKING
Who: Cheryl Friar
Where: Tavern at Coventry
5745 Coventry Lane
When: First Tues of month
4p – 6p
Cost: Bring plenty of business cards
What: Learn speaking and leadership skills
Where: Penguin Point
7303 Winchester Rd.
When: Tuesdays at 6p
If you need help becoming a confident, effective speaker at your club meetings
This is the place to begin!
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
When: First and Third
Friday of month
5p – 7p
Where: 5703 Bluffton Rd.
Who: Kingston Healthcare
When: Second Wednesday
Info: 15% of all sales go to Alzheimer’s Association