A local celebrity, Isabel “Lefty” Alvarez, born in Havana, Cuba has been a Waynedale resident for as long as most people can remember. When she was 16, Isabel was the youngest Latina player to join the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL). The women’s circuit born during
As we get ready to enter the midsummer season, it is time to double check your gardening upkeep chores. As the weather can be known for extremes during this time of the year, plants are trying to adjust to these changes as well. Here are some things to check on:
Annuals: Make sure to maintain watering
Richard & Nancy (Stolte) Gruesbeck were married June 30, 1958 at St. John’s United Church of Christ on Washington St. in Fort Wayne. They have two sons: Steven and Jeffrey. They also have 3 grandsons, Michael (Kristine), James & Branden. They have 1 granddaughter, Nicole Aron, and four great
Encouraging local projects, Fort Wayne SOUP brings creative, community enhancing ideas to the dinner table. Their mission is to promote community-based development through crowdfunding, creativity, collaboration, democracy, trust, and fun. Each event, features presentations and a discussion about
10TH ANNUAL CHILDREN W/ SPECIAL NEEDS FOR AM VETS, FUNDRAISER
When: June 23
Where: Amvets Post #33, 6620 Koester Dr, 46819
Add’l: To raise funds that help military families with special needs children in our community. Includes a car/ bike/ truck show, bake sale, food, entertainment,
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Mayor Tom Henry joined members of the Regional Development Authority, state and local elected officials, neighborhood and business representatives and trail enthusiasts today to celebrate and officially open a 1.5-mile section of the State Visionary Trail, known as the Poka-Bache Connector.
Sue Doepner has been a part of the early childhood program at Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church since 1990 when the church started the preschool as an outreach of Christian education to the Waynedale community. Sue served as the teacher for the first 24 students at the former church location on Lower Huntington
KYLE ROAD & KNOLLS OF ARDMORE ASSOCIATIONS GARAGE SALES
When: Fri. & Sat. June 8 & 9, 9a-4p
Add’l: North of Sandpoint Road and on the East and West sides of Ardmore Ave.
RELIEF FOR PUETO RICO
When: Wed. June 13, 5:30p-7:30p
Where: Calhoun Street Soups, Salads, and Spirits,
On Saturday June 23rd, the Amvets Post 33 Riders Group (a not for profit organization) will be proudly hosting the “10th annual Special Children with Special Needs for American Veterans” to raise funds to help military families with special needs children in our community. This year’s activities
Students at a Fort Wayne, Indiana high school have built technology that could save lives of mothers and babies in the most remote areas of the world.
Members of the Key Club at New Tech Academy built a vaccine monitoring system that measures the temperature of tetanus vaccine vials that are transported
Every year in the middle of June, Hoagland, Indiana hosts its annual festival “Hoagland Days.” This year, the three-day event starts on Thursday, June 14 and runs through Saturday, June 16. There is a ton of family fun to be had, including a midway with carnival rides, parade, greased pig contest,
WAYNE HIGH SCHOOL
At Wayne High School, located at 9100 Winchester Road, the top student – the Valedictorian – is Dove White. He plans to attend Purdue University in Fort Wayne with the aid of a 21st Century Scholarship.
The Salutatorian at Wayne is Christopher Conley. This autumn, he’ll be attending
On Wednesday, June 13 the Rotaract Club of Fort Wayne will host their first annual international benefit-Relief for Puerto Rico-at Calhoun Street Soup, Salads, and Spirits. Raising aid for post hurricane disaster relief, from 5:30-7:30pm, the event will feature live music, appetizers, and a chance
The streets of Waynedale will once again host the sights and sounds of Memorial Day this year, thanks to the efforts of one local veteran’s group.
American Legion Post #241, located at 7605 Bluffton Road, is sponsoring this year’s Memorial Day parade through the highways and byways of Waynedale,
A community favorite and quickly sold-out event in the past, Southwest Honey Co. brings back ‘Bees & Brew’ as a special Fort Wayne celebration of National Pollinator Week. ‘Bees & Brew’ will be hosted at the Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory on Friday, June 22 at 6:30pm. This
June will be just around the corner and we are reminded about the importance of pollinators in our everyday lives with the celebration of National Pollinator Week (June 18-24). A large percentage of our food would not be available without pollination of the plants that food is sourced from. Pollinator
Everything from properly folding to flying a flag correctly is presented in the United States Flag Code outlines. It even describes how to retire an American flag respectfully.
The Code states, “The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed
WAYNEDALE MEMORIAL DAY PARADE
When: Mon., May 28, 9a
Add’l: The Parade starts at Waynedale United Methodist Church, and proceeds down Old Trail Road to
Prairie Grove Cemetery.
The public is also invited for a Military Ceremony in the cemetery after the parade.
On April 28 and 29, 2018 Boy Scout Troop #38, sponsored by Calvary United Methodist Church, 6301 Winchester Road, performed a service project at the Southwest Conservation Club. They had 9 boys working a total of 64 combined hours over the two days.
All the Boy Scouts and leaders performed general
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