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Free Men’s Health Screenings
Adams Medical Group is offering free Men’s Health Screenings on Wednesday, November 29th from 4pm-7pm at the Strickler Cancer Institute on the Adams Memorial Hospital Campus. Dr. Benjamin Hart, General Surgeon, Dr. . .
Final Weigh-In Results Of “U Can Crush Hunger” Food Drive
Community Harvest Food Bank’s 9th Annual U Can Crush Hunger Campaign final weigh-in results are in! Huntington University, Indiana Tech, Indiana University Fort Wayne, Ivy Tech, Manchester University, Purdue University Fort Wayne, Trine University, and the University of Saint Francis have accumulated a tremendous total amount of 121,391 pounds towards our 125,000 pound goal. . .
The Color Purple Is Coming To Fort Wayne!
I was able to speak with Director Dianne Shaw about directing The Color Purple. The show will take place at the Arts United Center at Arts Campus Fort Wayne opening February 9, 2024, through February 18, 2024. . .
USPS Operation Santa Letter Adoption Now Open
Are you interested in sending children and families some holiday magic this season? You can now adopt a letter written to Santa by going to USPSOperationSanta.com. In response to customer requests, this is the first time the U.S. . .
Fantasy Of Lights Brings Back Favorites & Grows Again
Blue Jacket, Inc. has expanded a holiday tradition yet again and is keeping some fan favorites. The Fort Wayne-based nonprofit is kicked off the Fantasy of Lights, the largest drive-thru light display in the Midwest. . .
Indiana “Hunt For Hunger” To Feed Hungry Hoosiers
Indiana First Lady, Janet Holcomb, joined the Department of Natural Resources (DNR) at Gleaners Food Bank of Indiana to let hunters know how they can help hungry Hoosiers. This reminder comes as deer firearms hunting season begins and the need for protein donations remains strong across the state. . .
Winterize Your Home Before The Chill Sets In
Is your home and its electrical and heating system ready for winter? The best time to find out is long before you hear about the season’s first approaching winter storm, suggests Jon Elkins, vice president of safety, training and compliance at Indiana Electric Cooperatives. . .
Journey Through Christmas Past At The Old Fort
As the festive season approaches, the city of Fort Wayne is gearing up for an extraordinary event that promises to transport visitors back in time. “Christmas at the Old Fort – A Timeline Event,” scheduled for December 2, 2023, at The Old Fort on Spy Run Avenue, is more than just a celebration; it’s a living history experience. . .
Fort Wayne Ballet To Present Annual Holiday Favorite, The Nutcracker
Fort Wayne Ballet is proud to present its annual production of The Nutcracker, running from December 1-10, 2023 at the Arts United Center. This classic Christmastime tradition features over 120 cast members and includes live music played by the Fort Wayne Philharmonic. Over 8,000 audience members will see The Nutcracker...
December Worship & Events
9am – Children’s Programming (birth to 5-year-olds) 10:30am – Children’s Programming (all ages) Add’l: Jingle Jam is a family friendly interactive Christmas show with a fun after party with treats, games, and a visit from Santa! Come hear the Christmas story told in an exciting new way! Get your tickets at avalonmc.com/jinglejam. All proceeds go to support Blessings in a Backpack, a local organization that feeds Fort Wayne Community School students.
Did Solar Yield Savings? ~ Voice Of The Township
The Wayne Township Trustee Office has been using rooftop solar panels to supply electrical energy to their building at 320 East Superior Street since the fall of 2022, when the newly installed panels went into operation. The savings from this conversion surprised everyone, so Trustee Knox had a video made to share our findings that you can find here: youtu.be/VvhzWgqUNu4.
Fort Wayne’s “Crazy Christmas Houses” List Released
‘Tis the season to once again highlight the houses in Fort Wayne that are decking the halls to the extreme. Looking for content to help families celebrate the season together? Feel free to use the Visit Fort Wayne “Holiday House List!”. Every year, the Visit Fort Wayne Getaway Guide...
Jefferson Blvd. Dedicated Officer David Tinsley Memorial Parkway
On Saturday, November 11th, 2023, a portion of Jefferson Boulevard was designated as the Officer David Tinsley Memorial Parkway. The announcement took place at Emmanuel Lutheran Church and the signs were unveiled by the family of Officer Tinsley. . .
Community Volunteers Cleanup Over 20 Bags Of Trash Along Trail!
A group of volunteers met in October to clean a two mile stretch of the St. Mary’s Pathway and Tillman/ Fairfield Roads. Over 20 bags of trash were collected. (l-r) Steve Binkley, Joe Merchich, Larry Brubaker, Jack Garrison, Erin Floyd, Bob Floyd and Grant Acker. . .
Community Harvest Food Bank Thanks Record Largest Volunteer Group
On Saturday, November 18, the record of 1,457 families served was met directly with another record… the one for largest individual volunteer group on a Saturday. Avalon Missionary Church brought over SIXTY individuals! . .
Rekindling Relationships ~ At The Movies With Kasey
When Meg Ryan released a new movie, her return to rom-coms, you know I had to see it. In What Happens Later, Willa (Meg Ryan) and Bill (David Duchovny) run into each other on Leap Day when stranded at a small airport due to a massive storm. The pair have not crossed paths since they broke up twenty-five years earlier and, as their chances of getting out of the airport that day grow slimmer, they rehash why they broke up and the choices they made in the aftermath.
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Time For Tax-Loss Harvesting?
It’s been a bumpy year for the financial markets — which means that some of your investments may have underperformed or lost value. Can you use these losses to your advantage?. It’s possible. If you have some investments that have lost value, you could sell them to offset...
Stockings Hung With Care? ~ The History of Ordinary Things
Stockings refer to over-the-knee hosiery. They have been worn by European noble men for horseback riding since the 15th & 16th centuries. In 1560, Queen Elizabeth I began wearing knit silk stockings for their softness and comfort. They were held up by garters attached to a belt or corset. In...
Local Vet Expands Services With New Boarding & Grooming Facility
Just in time for the holiday season, Aboite Animal Clinic has recently inaugurated a state-of-the-art facility dedicated to pet boarding and grooming. This new addition is a testament to the clinic’s commitment to offering top-tier care for pets, blending comfort and professional services by Dr. . .
The Waynedale News
Celebrating its 90th year in print, The Waynedale News is one of the few remaining local and independently owned newspapers in the state. The community newspaper is a free publication distributed to tens of thousands of readers, every two weeks throughout South and Southwest Fort Wayne, Indiana. The newspaper presents local, positive and family friendly information and entertainment to the public about area events and interests. The continuation of the newspaper is a direct result of community popularity and support from local advertising.