SOUTH SIDE BUSINESS GROUP ANNOUNCES MEETING
The South Side Business Group will conduct its monthly meeting on Thursday, November 29 at the Chamber of Commerce, 826 Ewing Road. The meeting, TASTE of the CHAMBER, 5pm to 8pm. Forty vendors will provide food, the cost is $5 per person. The South Side Business Group meeting is designed for those business people who are interested in patronizing other south side businesses. The evening will provide opportunities to find prospective customers as well as gain networking connections. Public Welcome. For more information, contact Rose Newman-Clevenger at 747-7000.
‘BATTLE OF THE BANDS’ – 2002
The 3rd Annual Battle of the Bands, A Night of FAME scheduled for March 9, 2002 is currently accepting audition tapes. Interested high school students may send video or audio tapes of their “garage bands” to Kay Nims, Daybreak Children Children’s Shelter, 909 E. State Blvd., Fort Wayne, IN 46805. Tapes will be accepted until January 18, 2002. For further information, call Kay at 482-9125, ext. 2532. FAME co-sponsors for this event include Crossroad, CANA, Daybreak Children’s Shelter, Great Kids Make Great Communities, Park Center, and The Villages.
ANNUAL CHRISTMAS COOKIE WALK
The Missions Committee of Robinson Chapel United Methodist Church will sponsor a Christmas Cookie Walk on Saturday, December 8 from 8am to 11:30am. The Walk will be held at the church, at 12707 Tonkel Road (2 miles north of Dupont Road). Featured will be a variety of home-made cookies; mix your own at $4.50/lb. Funds raised will go to help support Robinson Chapel’s mission projects. For additional information call the Church at 4848-1163.
AMERICAN RED CROSS DISASTER RELIEF FUNDRAISER
THE BEAD SOURCE, 3322 North Anthony Blvd, will sponsor a fundraiser for the American Red Cross Disaster Relief Fund on Saturday, November 10 from 10am to 4pm. Over the past month our customers have put their time and talent into making red, white, and blue jewelry. They have donated over 100 pieces of patriotic jewelry for our special day on November 10. All the money from this sale will be given to the American Red Cross.
PTA CRAFT BAZAAR
Waynedale Elementary School PTA Craft Bazaar will be held Saturday, December 8 from 9am to 2pm. Vendors are encouraged to contact Mrs. Billie Uffelman, PTA Chairperson at 478-1068 or Ms. Cheryl Monroe at 425-7480 for table rental guidelines. Set-up will be Friday, December 7 from 6am to 8am and Saturday, December 8 from 7am to 8:45am.
CHRISTMAS WREATH DISPLAY AND SILENT AUCTION FOR CHARITY
Ossian Psi Iota Xi and Ossian Furniture are presenting a ‘Wreath Display’ and ‘Silent Auction’. The wreaths will be on display throughout the furniture store from November 23 thru December 9. A special ‘open house’ at Ossian Furniture will be held from 1pm to 5pm on December 9 for people to place bids on the wreaths before they are awarded to the highest bidders. Bids will also be accepted during regular store hours from November 23 thru December 8. The last two days of the Silent Wreath Auction (December 8 & 9) are also the dates of the 2nd Holiday Home Tour presented by the Ossian Chapter of Psi Iota Xi. All proceeds from these events go to various charities in our community. Call 622-6739 for more information.
Enjoy a Saturday of Christmas shopping at the 8th Annual Wyneken Craft Show, December 1 from 9am to 2pm. The event will include a taste tempting “Cookie Corner” featuring homemade cookies. Lunch will be available for a modest price. Wyneken Memorial Lutheran School is located 7 miles north of Decatur and 11 miles south of Fort Wayne on US Highway 27. The craft show is sponsored by the Wyneken 8th grade and proceeds will benefit their spring trip to Washington, DC.
LOCAL 414 RETIREE NEWS
Teamster retiree’s Local 414 will have a Thanksgiving Dinner at 414 Union Hall Tuesday, November 20 at 1pm. For member reservations call 456-7727.
FESTIVAL OF GINGERBREAD
Who: The Historical Museum
What: Annual Festival of Gingerbread – 100 beautifully decorated gingerbread houses, castles, and imaginative buildings. Holiday elves, bisque dolls, and an old fashion dollhouse built in 1886.
When: November 23 to December 7 Monday-Thursday 9am to 5pm and Fridays from 9am to 8pm – Saturday and Sunday from noon to 5pm.
Where: Old City Hall Historical Museum at 302 E. Berry Street (handicapped accessible)
Cost: Adults $3, Children $1.50, Senior Days November 27 and December 4 Seniors $2.
DAYCARE CAREGIVERS NEEDED
Calvary United Methodist Ministry Daycare is now hiring Daycare Caregivers for a couple of days each week. Must have tender loving care and be good with all ages of children. If you are this special person that loves kids, please give Marvel a call at 747-9218.
Calvary United Methodist Ministry Daycare has openings for infants and children of all ages. If you would like to see our daycare and meet the girls, call Marvel at 74709218 for appointment. We have full-time, part-time, and drop-ins.
CONCERT OF GOSPEL MUSIC
Who: Mr. Larry Ahlborn of Youngwood, PA
When: November 11 – 6pm
Where: Living Faith Missionary Church – 17718 Stare Road 1, Yoder, IN
Cost: Free-will offering
ALLEN COUNTY GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY MEETING
The ACGS meeting will be held at the Allen County Library on November 14. Refreshments at 6:30pm and the meeting is at 7pm. John Beatty will speak on the Historical Sources of Fort Wayne.
ANNUAL BAKED POTATO SUPPER
Who: Heavenbound Sunday School Class
What: Baked potato (with sour cream, chives, bacon bits chili, shredded cheese, croutons, & broccoli) – dessert, salad and drink. Chili by the bowl will be available for 50 cents extra.
When: Saturday, November 17 from 4:30pm to 7pm.
Where: Nine Mile UMC, 6303 Winters Road (just off Indianapolis Road)
Why: Profits go to general church budget.
Cost: $5 Adults, $2.50 Children 5 to 11, Children under 5 – FREE
CYSTIC FIBROSIS SUPPORT GROUP MEETING
Who: Cystic Fibrosis Clinic at Lutherans Children’s Hospital
What: Support Group Meeting
When: Wednesday, November 14 at 6:30pm.
Where: Special Functions Rooms, lower level Lutheran Hospital 7950 West Jefferson Boulevard
NOTE: Pre-registration is required for this FREE session and includes a buffet dinner.
ALLEN COUNTY PUBLIC LIBRARY – WAYNEDALE BRANCH
Preschool storytime – Mondays, November 12, 19, 26 and Tuesdays, November 13, 20, 27 at 10:30am.
“Reading Can Be Magic” (Children’s Book Week) – November 12-17 Each time this week children 6-12 years old who check-out 3 books will become eligible to win 1 of 3 brand new magic books.
Who: Lafayette Central Elementary School
What: All-You-Can-Eat Chili Supper with Chili, hot dog, applesauce,
a brownie, and a drink.
When: November 15 from 5pm to 7pm.
Where: 11015 Lafayette Center Road, Roanoke, Indiana.
Cost: $5.50 for Adults – $4 for Children 6-12 – Children under 5-FREE
FREE COMMUNITY THANKSGIVING MEAL – Everyone Welcome
Who: Rescue Mission
What: Annual Free Thanksgiving meal with all the trimmings – carryout available.
When: November 22 from noon until 3pm.
Where: 301 W. Superior Street between Harrison and Ewing.
Why: As a public service
Cost: Absolutely FREE
BETHANY’S PASTA DINNER
You (and everyone you know) are invited to Bethany Lutheran Church, 2435 Engle Road for a Pasta Dinner on Friday, November 9th from 5pm to 7pm. We will be serving pasta, salad, bread stick and a drink. Carry out will be available. The cost is $6 for a regular dinner and $4 for a child’s dinner. Call 747-0713 for more information.
SOUTH WEST CONSERVATION CLUB INC. PUBLIC SCHEDULE
SWCC is a not-for-profit-corporation located at 5703 Bluffton Road
Trap and Skeet Shoot –– Sunday, November 11 & 25 – 12:30pm until close
Fish and Tenderloin Supper – Friday, November 16 – 5pm to 7:30pm
LEAF COLLECTION BEGAN OCTOBER 15
Leaf pickup will take place in southern Fort Wayne during the weeks of October 22-26, November 19-23, and December 10-14. The week of November 12-21 has been set aside to make up collections missed because of inclement weather or other factors.
Leaves should be raked into a pile and left on the park strip between the sidewalk and the street for pickup by the Street Department. Leaves should not be raked into the street because they can clog sewer inlets, pose fire hazards, and provide an inviting yet unsafe area for children to play. Leaves also should not be raked behind parked cars or into ditches.
Who: Emmaus Ladies Aid
What: Holiday Bazaar
When: November 10 from 9am to 3pm
Where: 2320 Broadway
Note: This is a handicap accessible site and wheelchairs are available. There will be a 106″ X 106″ knotted comforter (pieced top) to be sold by Silent Auction. The Bazaar booths include gift items, handmade crafts, homemade mincemeat, pickles, apple butter, jams, homemade breads, rolls, coffee cakes, and our special Christmas cookies, and house plants. Greeting cards and gift items from our school will be on sale. Noon luncheon served from 11am to 1pm. Soups, sandwiches, salads, homemade pies, and drinks will be served. For more information call 432-5228.
GET YOUR PET’S PICTURE TAKEN WITH SANTA CLAUSE
Who: Allen County Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals
What: Picture Your Pet With Santa Clause
When: Sunday, November 18th from 11am to 4pm
Where: PETS PLUS – Georgetown Square – East State Street
Why: To raise funds to care for our animals over the winter
Cost: $8 for 5 Holiday photo cards with envelopes
Note: All animals must be leashed or crated For additional information please contact Tammy Campbell – Shelter Manager – Tuesday thru Saturday from noon to 5pm at 744-0454.
PRAYER AND HEALING SERVICE
Mt. Calvary Lutheran Church
1819 Reservation Drive
November 11th at 6pm
Pray for our country and any personal concerns.
NEW WORSHIP SERVICE
Simpson United Methodist Church, 2501 S. Harrison Street, (Calhoun and Suttenfield), will begin a new informal worship service on Wednesday nights. Worship services will be from 7pm to 7:45pm, and will feature Holy Communion each week. The entire community is invited to attend. For more information, contact Pastor Scott Shoaff at 744-1169.
HOLIDAY CRAFT FEST
Who: St. Therese Catholic Church
What: Holiday Craft Fest with homemade soups, many baked goods, raffle, craft vendors, and free gift wrapping.
When: Saturday, November 17 with lunch from 11:30am to 1:30pm
Where: In the parish hall at 2304 Lower Huntington Road
BAKED STEAK OR HAM DINNER WITH BAZAAR & COUNTRY STORE
Who: Ossian United Methodist Church
What: Dinner and Store (food, candy, crafts, etc.)
When: Saturday, November 17 – 4pm to 7pm
Where: Family Fellowship Center – Ossian UMC – 201 W. Mill Street, Ossian, IN.
Cost: Adults $7 – Children 10 and under $5
Regional College of Massage Therapy and Stucky Brothers are sponsoring a Turkey Drive for Community Harvest Food Bank on Friday, November 16. Persons who donate a turkey or $15 to Community Harvest will receive a free 15-minute chair massage or $15 off their next full body massage from Regional College of Massage Therapy. In addition they will receive a coupon for $40 off a bedding and mattress set from Stucky Brothers and 50% off their initial chiropractic visit at KPS. People can bring turkeys or their cash donation to the Regional College at 1415 Directors Row or Stucky Bros. At 5601 Coldwater Road on Friday, November 16 from 9am to 6pm.
KOREAN WAR VETERANS ASSOCIATION
The November meeting of the KWVA Indiana Chapter One will be held at the American Legion Post 82, Harris Road on Saturday, November 10th. Meeting at 8am with social hour and breakfast at 7am. All members and friends and spouses are urged to attend. (Due to the Vet. Day Parade, the meeting will start one hour earlier this month.)
With the recent tragedy that our beautiful nation experienced on September 11th, lets all come out and join the Veterans for the Veterans Day Parade and wave those flags and really be THANKFUL for our freedom. Let’s make this Veterans Day parade the best ever. The parade takes place on Parnell Avenue and starts at 11am and will be on November 10th.
Who: United Methodist Women
What: Rummage Sale – quality clothes (all sizes), shoes, toys, misc. (preschool cots for kids) Christmas items.
When: Saturday, November 10th from 8:30am to 1pm
Where: Christ Church, 1101 McKinnie Avenue
NATIONAL KIDNEY FOUNDATION OF INDIANA NOW ACCEPTING CAR DONATIONS
Have a car, van, truck, boat, or other vehicle that’s cluttering up your driveway or just sitting around? Want to get rid of it and be able to take the value off your income tax? Donate it to the National Kidney Foundation. Call 1-800-382-9971 to donate your vehicle. It must be whole and have a clear title. Towing is free and vehicle need not be in running condition.
Who: St. Therese Catholic Church
What: Adults Only Dance
When: November 10, 2001 – Doors open 7pm with buffet at 8pm
Where: 2222 Lower Huntington Road
How Much: Cost $8 per person – $15 per couple (includes Buffet – Beer & Wine will be available at the cash bar.
Entertainment: Band-PRIMETIME – 8PM to 11PM
FISH & TENDERLOIN
Who: St. John (Flatrock) Lutheran Church
What: All You Care To Eat Fish & Tenderloin Dinner (catered by Ed Fox)
When: Saturday, November 10 from 4:30pm to 7:30pm
Where: 12912 Franke Road, Monroeville, Indiana
How Much: Adults $6 – Children 6-12 $4 – Children 5 and under FREE
Plus: Craft and Bake Sale – matching funds by AAL
Joe Grim, from “Transport For Christ” has re-scheduled, and will be at SKYLINE CHURCH, 5300 Winchester Road, Tuesday, November 13 at 10am. Potluck Luncheon at noon! Visitors are welcome . . .
OLD COUNTRY CHRISTMAS CRAFT SHOW
St. Joseph Hessen Cassel School will be holding their 19th Annual Old Country Christmas Craft Show on Saturday, November 10, 2001 from 8am to 3pm in the reception hall and activity center. We will feature over 100 booths of quality crafts and baked goods. Delicious home-cooked food will also be available. We are located at U.S. Hwy 27, just south of 469 bypass . The sale is sponsored by the booster club. For information and space availability, call Sheila at 639-3784.
When attending a gift gathering, one usually brings some type of donation. This tax-deductible gift can be of any nature and value. For this particular party, we are suggesting donations of tools, sports items, Luers Spirit items, or recreation items (hunting, fishing, camping). Cash is also a very acceptable gift. From $5 to $500, any amount is appropriate and appreciated. Please help us in supporting our wonderful school, Bishop Luers.
SETTLERS HOST VICTORIAN REPAST 2001 AT THE HISTORIC SWINNEY HOMESTEAD.
Victorian music, history monologue and dinner will be served in the elegantly decorated Swinney House, 1424 West Jefferson Blvd., Fort Wayne. It will take place November 28, 29, 30, December 1, and 2. Activities begin at 12 noon and at 6pm. The cost for noon seatings on Wednesday through Saturday will be $18. Sunday noon and all evening seatings are $25. Reservations will be accepted in order of receipt. Call 426-1503 for information and seating availability. If possible, please try to have guests in multiples of two as all seats will be sold and odd number guests may not be seated with their desired party. Proceeds support the maintenance and restoration of the Swinney Homestead.
CHRISTMAS SHOPPING IN CHICAGO
New Era Chapter of the American Business Women’s Association will be sponsoring the “CHRISTMAS SHOPPING IN CHICAGO” trip on Saturday, December 1, 2001. Cost for the one day trip will be $30 per person including continental breakfast and coffee/juice.
Buses will depart from behind Amerisuites, Coldwater Crossing, 111 West Washington Center Road. Use the Washington Center Road entrance. Boarding will be at 6:45am and departure at 7am ‘SHARP’. We will be back into Fort Wayne approximately 10pm. Deadline for Cancellations and refunds is Monday, November 26. Please mail the number of reservations along with name, address, telephone, and your check, payable to NEW ERA CHAPTER, ABWA, c/o Edna Ford, 1523 ECHO LANE, FORT WAYNE, IN 46815. If further information is needed, please call 749-5086.
Proceeds from this trip and other fund raisers, such as NUT SALES AND CHRISTMAS AUCTION will be used to fund college scholarships for people in need of financial assistance.
New Haven United Methodist Church is in need of Crafters for their bazaar to be held December 1, from 9am to 3pm. Tables are available for $25. Call Becky Hayes at 749-1711, Connie Heinfeld at 485-1752, or the church office at 749-9565.
To Prestonsburg – hosted by SonRise Quartet and Ron & Sharon Frazier – Call 744-0771 or 219-723-4444 for details.
SHOP WITH A COP
Wayne Lodge #14, Local Fraternal Order of Police, is now underway with its Annual Community Benefit Drive “SHOP WITH A COP” for children in need. “The purpose of ‘SHOP WITH A COP’ is to aid area families experiencing extreme financial problems due to recent job layoffs, sickness, crime, or fire victims or people who are only working at part-time or minimum wage jobs,” said current Lodge President and veteran Fort Wayne Police Officer, Phil Geller.
F.O.P. #14 will allow each child from these unfortunate families to shop for warm winter clothing at the two Fort Wayne WAL-MART stores this December. The children are accompanied on their shopping spree by active duty and retired Police Officers from Fort Wayne, New Haven, and Allen County. Officer Geller said, “The idea behind the program is not only to help these deserving families, but to meet and get to know the Police Officers of our community. We want the kids to know that we are not just a bunch of meanies who write traffic tickets and arrest people. We are in need of donations. Please send in your most generous donation to Wayne Lodge #14, Fraternal Order of Police, 111 Three Rivers East, Fort Wayne, IN 46802 or call 424-6600 for more information,”
‘A MIDSUMMER NIGHT’S DREAM’ by WILLIAM SHAKESPEARE
Who: First Presbyterian Theater
What: Play ‘A MIDSUMMER NIGHTS’S DREAM’
When: Fridays & Saturdays, November 9, 10, 16, 17, at 8pm.
Sunday, November 11 at 2pm.
Where: First Presbyterian Theater, 300 West Wayne Street, Fort Wayne.
North of the Allen County Library – parking on north side of building.
Cost: Preview Performance: all tickets $5
Reservations are not taken for the preview – first come, etc.
Regular Performances: General Admission $12 – Seniors (over 60)
$10, Young Audience (under 23) $7. Info: Call 422-6329
Shakespeare’s classic comedy gets a Rock ‘n Roll twist as FPT sets the play in 1960s America. This comedy explores how falling in love can transform one into an ass (literally for one of the characters). The madness of a midsummer night when love is in the air prompts Puck’s famous line, “. . . what fools these mortals be.” Shakespeare’s fantasy is one of his most produced works and will delight audiences of all ages.
Moeller Road Wesleyan Church, 7722 Moeller Road, will have its annual Christmas Holiday Craft Show, Saturday, December 1, from 9am to 3pm. Booth space (8’X10′) with or without a table is $30. Call Deb Heth at 493-2126 or church office at 749-9758.
THE SALVATION ARMY NEEDS CHILDREN’S CLOTHING
Parents are thinking about “back to school” for their children. Budget conscious parents rely on The Salvation Army Thrift Stores for their children’s school clothes. Now would be a great time to donate school clothes, uniforms, backpacks, and shoes that your family has outgrown to The Salvation Army’s Thrift Stores. You can drop off your donation at any Salvation Army Store. The ones here in Waynedale are located at: 1818 Bluffton Road and at the corner of Fairfield and Jefferson. The monies made at Salvation Army Thrift stores stay right here in our community to help men recover from their addictions and be reunited with their families. For information call them at 424-1655.
FORT WAYNE ART SOURCE GALLERY HOURS
Tuesday:5pm-7pm Wednesdays: 4pm-8pm
Thursdays:5pm-9pm Fridays: 10am-5pm
Saturdays:10am-2pm Sundays: 1pm-2pm
THREE RIVERS LITERACY ALLIANCE FALL 2001 LEARNING CENTER SCHEDULE
The Three Rivers Literacy Alliance Fall 2001 Learning Center Schedule for the Waynedale Area: Fellowship Missionary Church, 2536 Tillman Road – Monday and Thursday from 6:30pm to 8:30pm (Free Childcare)
*The TRLA learning centers serve adult students who are seeking to earn GED Diplomas or who simply wish to improve their basic reading, writing, and/or math skills. Please call 426-323 for more information and for enrollment policies.
WRESTLING SUPERSTARS LIVE (AWA, WCW, WWF)
What: HOLIDAY WRESTLE MANIA
Who: Dick The Bruiser Jr., BoBo Brazil Jr., Adara, K.C. Thunder, Demolition, WWF’s Patriot, WWF’s Golga, WCW’s Chris Harris, and Doug Ahr (Indiana’s Strongest Man)
When: Friday, November 23rd, at 8Pm
Where: Sunset Hall Event Center (Corner of US 27 South and S. Hanna
Cost: Tickets $10 advance (call 447-5758) or $12 at the door.
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