COMMUNITY CALENDAR 9/3/2003

RENDEZVOUS
Where: SouthWest Conservation Club, 5703 Bluffton Road, Waynedale, IN
When: October 11 & 12, 2003
Who: All Buckskinners, Trappers, Traders, Indians, and Craftsman are invited
This Rendezvous is being held on the beautiful grounds of the SouthWest Conservation Club and the front yard of the historic Chief Richardville House in southwest Fort Wayne, Indiana
Planned: Blackpowder Shoot, Hawk & Knife Throw, Bow Shoot, Women’s Skillet Toss, plus a Wooden Horse
Race and Scavenger Hunt for the youngin’s and many more activities, to include a counsel fire on Saturday night. This is a pre-1840 Re-enactment with all events for camper participation only, public is welcome to observe and ask questions
There will be a primitive church service on Sunday morning. Singing and Preaching being done by “Preacher Mike” Kaufman from the Fort Defiance Way. Everyone is invited. This is a family oriented function. Lots of fun things to see and do. This event is open to the public Saturday 10am to 5pm and Sunday 10am to 4pm and it is FREE.
For more information contact: Jim “Running Water” Shawver at (260) 623-6404.

 

FREE CONEY DOG WITH FOOD DONATION FOR COMMUNITY HARVEST FOOD BANK
Loco-n-Motion Subs and Sandwiches, a locally owned business, is conducting a special food drive for Community Harvest Food Bank. Diners will receive a free Coney Dog when they bring in non-perishable food between August 21 and September 1. Loco-n-Motion is located at 2801 Lower Huntington Road and their hours are Monday-Friday, 11am to 5pm.

 

THE ANNUAL HOAGLAND EMS DINNER DANCE
Saturday, September 6, 2003 the doors will open at 4pm at Hoffman’s Barn, 14607 Houk Road. The fee is $15 per person! As always, ALL proceeds go to the new equipment fund. This year our wish list includes a new Heart Monitor and Ambulance Cot. Music by (Hoffman’s House Band) NEXT EXIT. All you can eat menu: Roast Hog, Sauerkraut, Green Beans with Mushroom Sauce, Taters, Dinner Rolls, Fresh Vegetables, Fresh Fruit, Chips, Pretzels, Hillbilly BBQ Sauce and all the Condiments, Coffee, Soft Drinks.

 

BIG SALE
Who: Christ U.M. Church
What: Good used clothes, books, shoes, purses, linens, dishes, and misc
When: Saturday, September 6, 2003
Where: 1101 McKinnie Avenue
Sizes: Infant, children, adult (men & women) regular and large sizes

 

NOVEMBER 1, 2003 CHRISTMAS CRAFT BOUTIQUE
The Precious Blood Rosary Society is renting table(s) for their November 1, 2003 Christmas Craft Boutique. Place your order now for choice position. For more information call Millie at 422-8766, Teresa at 385-4565, or Jeannette at 422-5870.

 

NEWS FROM AVALON MISSIONARY CHURCH
Avalon Missionary Church’s Deaconesses and Mentoring Moms invite all area women 16 and older to attend an inspirational and informative meeting on Thursday, September 25, 2003 at Avalon Missionary Church’s Family Life Center at 7pm. The Family Life Center is located on the corner of Lower Huntington Road and the Airport Expressway.
The featured speaker will be Dr. Angela LaSalle, who also serves as medical consultant for Mentoring Moms, and Avalon Missionary Church ministry. Her topic will be “Spiritual Healing after a Stressful Event” and there will be opportunity for a question and answer time. Light refreshments will be served.
A ticket is required, but tickets are free. Send a self addressed and stamped envelope to Mentoring Moms, 1410 Lower Huntington Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46819 to receive tickets. Also include your telephone number in your request.

 

THREE RIVERS CROCHET GUILD
Our next meeting will be held on Sept. 8th at Michael’s in the Jefferson Pointe Shopping Center.‑ We encourage people at all levels of ability to crochet, from brand new beginners to the very skilled.‑ We enjoy each other’s company and share what we know with each other.‑ We meet from 7 p.m. – 9 p.m. the second Monday of each month, so if you are unable to attend this meeting, you can figure out when we meet the next time.

 

AMERICAN HEART ASSOCIATION 2003 AMERICAN HEART WALK
The 2003 Northeast Indiana American Heart Walk will be held September 13, 2003 at IPFW Campus. Registration will be at 8am with the walk starting at 9am. Come participate, raise funds, and save lives. Contact Stacie Drudge at 260-637-8718 for more information.

 

BE A STAR ON WEDNESDAY & FRIDAY NIGHTS
Come on down to the Fraternal Order Of Eagles Aerie #248, 4940 Bluffton Road and see yourself on the BIG 42-inch screen. Bring a tape and record yourself performing Karaoke.

 

DIVINE SERVICE
Bethany Lutheran Church, 2435 Engle Road, invites you to our Wednesday evening Divine Service at 7:30pm. For more information call 747-0713.

 

ZANESVILLE HOMESPUN CAR SHOW
Music by ‘KRUISIN’ OLDIES’ – 100 Dash Plaques – Door Prizes – Trophies – 50/50 Drawing – Nerd Award – 50’s Dress Award – 7am-10am Sausage & Pancake Breakfast – 11am-Lion’s Club BBQ Chicken, Apple Dumplings, 10am Parade
Who: United Methodist Church at Zanesville, Indiana
What: Car Show
When: Saturday, August 30, 2003 – Registration at 8:30am – Awards at 2pm
Cost: Pre-registration $8 – Day of Show $10
Why: Proceeds benefit Ronald McDonald House and Zanesville Community Park
Information: Mary Lou Burkhart 260-356-8081

 

ZANESVILLE DAY
Zanesville Day will be held on Saturday, August 30th. Pancake/Sausage Breakfast 7-10, Parade 10am, Booths Open 9-4, Car Show 9-3, Chicken BBQ 11-2, Pet Parade 12, Quilt Show 7-4, Softball Tourney Saturday and Sunday

 

BEN EZRA GROUP
First Presbyterian Church, 300 West Wayne Street, Fort Wayne, offers a program of fellowship and cards each Wednesday from 9:30am to 3pm – September through May. A hot lunch is served at noon for $3.50. Reservations are necessary. Call the church office at 426-7421 a week in advance to make your reservation. Card tables and cards provided; round up a foursome and come for fun, food, and fellowship! Retired people who like to play cards – inquire within.

 

FISH FRY
Trier Ridge Community Church, 7501 Hessen Cassel Road, will host a Fish Fry (catered by Ed Fox) Saturday, September 13, 2003 from 4pm to 7pm. Adults $7, Children $5 age 5 and under FREE. All you can eat Fish and Chicken. Carry Out also available.

 

CENTRAL CATHOLIC HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF ’43
The CCHS Class of ’43 will hold its 60th reunion on September 13, 2003 at American Legion Post #82 on Harris Road – Any further information please call Jeanne Lauer at 747-4567 or Gloria Cox at 471-3146 or Phyllis Klug at 747-4457. This will be a buffet and the cost will be $25 per person.

 

CENTRAL HIGH SCHOOL CLASS OF ’53
Students of Central High School – Class of 1953 will be celebrating their 50th Class Reunion Friday, September 26, 2003 and Saturday, September 27, 2003. For more information and/or know of addresses of other classmates, please contact Marge Norton – (260) 747-5646.

 

AMERICAN RED CROSS BLOOD DRIVE
St. Joseph Hessen Cassel Church, 11337 Old U.S. 27 South, is sponsoring an American Red Cross Blood Drive on Sunday, September 7, 2003 from 8am to 1pm at the recreation hall located on U.S. Hwy. 27, South of the 469 Bypass. Call Anne at 747-8175 to schedule an appointment – walk-ins welcome.

 

29th HOAGLAND, INDIANA OKTOBERFEST
Who: Hoagland Area Advancement Association (a Non-Profit Organization)
What: 29th Annual Oktoberfest
When: Friday, September 19, 2003 from 6:30pm to 11:30pm and Saturday, September 20, 2003 from 2pm to 8pm.
Where: Hoagland Park & Pavilion and 120′ x 150′ Tent with a 40′ X 80′ Birchwood Dance Floor by Freedom Floors
German Food: Knackwurst, Bratwurst, German Potato Salad, Ham, Hot Dogs, Beef BBQ Sandwiches thru-out the fest – carry outs – access to food without admission – gates open at 5pm
Cost: Admission: $6 or 3-Day pass for $16
Bands: Diddle Styx – Friday, September 19 from 6:30pm to 11:30pm; Saturday, September 20 from 2pm to 8pm Bette’s Polka Band alternating with Justus III, 9pm – 12midnight Paula Jo Taylor & Legacy; Sunday, September 21 5pm to 8pm Spike And The Bulldogs

 

CALVARY UMC FLOOD RELIEF BENEFIT DRIVE-THRU CHICKEN DINNER
Date: September 6, 2003 from 3pm to 7pm
Where: Waynedale United Methodist Church corner Old Trail Road and Church Street
Dinner: “Port-A-Pit” Chicken Dinner (1/2 chicken bag of chips, drink)
Cost $5 per dinner – Tickets available in advance at Scott’s (Waynedale, Coventry, Decatur Road) Waynedale United Methodist Church, and the Anchor Room.
Why: Proceeds to Calvary Flood Relief Fund

 

9th ANNUAL LEIGHANN PALMER FOUNDATION GOLF OUTING – SEPTEMBER 7, 2003
Proceeds go to the scholarship fund in remembrance of Leigh AnnPalmer; one scholarship to a Bishop Luers Senior Cheerleader going to college and one scholarship to an 8th grade girl at St. Therese going to Bishop Luers. Mo Korte was the recipient for the Bishop Luers scholarship and Sarah Freiburger was the St. Therese scholarship winner. Proceeds also go to various charitable organizations that benefit children. The golf outing will be a double shotgun Florida scramble at Grey Goose Golf Course. If you are interested in golfing, donating a door prize or if you or your company are interested in being a Hole Sponsor (minimum contribution $100), please contact Mike Gigli at 672-2473 or Mike Palmer at 747-6918 for more details.

 

CHRISTKINDEL MARKT OF FORT WAYNE – ATTENTION ALL AREA ARTISANS!
A new Fort Wayne venue to exhibit and sell your wares. We are looking for artists looking for a venue to sell their top quality handmade gift and holiday items, toys, tree ornaments, and pottery. Freimann Square November 29 – November 30, 2003. For more information or to reserve your market stand, call 260-747-2592 or 260-432-6495. Christkindel Markt, 3355 Elmhurst Drive, Fort Wayne, IN 46809.

 

WAYNEDALE NUDISTS TO MEET
The next Waynedale Nudist Club – TANNIN’ BOTTOM – meeting will be on Wednesday, September 10, 2003 at 5:38pm. The theme for this meeting is, “Hot Chicken Soup For The Nudists’ Soul.” The topic of discussion will be, “Your Refrigerator as a First Aid Kit.” Please bring a pot of your homemade chicken soup to share. We’ll vote on the winner. Servers are again asked to wear aprons! Sam and Sally will furnish cool drinks and desserts. Remember the Cool Whip desserts and great margaritas they are famous for? Please cover any obscene tattoos you may have – thanks.
Ed and Mark from the Waynewood Inn, 8421 Bluffton Road has offered our group the use of the large room in back of their restaurant for our meetings. They cautioned us on the use of their sliding doors. They said that on occasion they may pinch and create blood blisters in inappropriate places. Thanks Ed and Mark; we’ll bring it up at our next board meeting.

 

CHRISTMAS CRAFT BOUTIQUE
The Most Precious Blood Rosary Society is renting table(s) now for the November 1, 2003 Christmas Craft Boutique. For choice position place rent your table(s) now. For more information call Millie 422-8766, Teresa 385-4565 or Jeannette at 422-5870.

 

CHURCH BAZAAR
Who: Bethel United Methodist Church
What: Holiday Bazaar
When: Saturday, November 8, 2003 from 9am to 3pm. Lunch served from 11am to 1pm.
Where: 8405 Lima Road
Cost: Table Rental at $25 per table
Info: Call Kathy Smith at 497-0018 or church office at 489-3651

 

CHURCH BAZAAR
The Waynedale United Methodist Women are beginning preparations for their November 1, 2003 Bazaar. Table rental is $20 each for 6-foot tables. Call Bronna Beth Bowling for more information at 747-3541.

 

WAYNEDALE PRESCHOOL BEGINS FALL CLASSES
The Weekday Preschool educational program of the Waynedale United Methodist Church located at 2501 Church Street will begin on September 4th. The school has been serving the Waynedale area since 1961. The program offers opportunities for development through social group play language development, introduction to academics, chapel time, music, games, stories, puppets, creative activities, movement education, and outside play.
Registrations are currently being accepted for children ages two, three, four, and five. Additional information concerning the school may be obtained by calling the church office, 747-7424 or the director, Sally Parkison at 432-4490.

 

SALAMONIE SENIORS’ EVENT IS TRIP DOWN MEMORY LANE
The 2003 Salamonie Seniors’ Fall Fest is September 9-11, 2003 in the Modern Campground in Lost Bridge West. The three-day event is designed for retired people age 50 and over. The 2003 theme is: History in the Making. Seniors will pay this fee at the property gate with their entrance fee and use one program pass for all of the week’s events. Campsites should be reserved using the new Central Reservation System. To pay for your site, call 1-888-6CAMPIN or use the Internet, www.camp.in.gov.

 

SCOTTISH RITE 2ND ANNUAL PURDUE VARSITY GLEE CLUB CONCERT & FISH FRY
The Scottish Rite Center once again welcomes the internationally-renowned Purdue Varsity Glee Club in concert on Friday, October 10, 2003 at 7:30pm. A fish fry dinner will be served starting at 7pm prior to the concert. All proceeds benefit the Fort Wayne Masonic Learning Center for Children, which offers free tutoring services to children with dyslexia. Tickets for the concert and fish fry are $25 per person. Box office hours are M-F, noon to 6pm. Visit www.srcenter.org for tickets or call 260-423-2593.

 

BENEFIT
Who: Waynewood INN
What: 6th Annual Benefit Car & Truck Show
When: Sunday, August 31, 2003 – registration 9am – 1pm Trophies at 3pm
Where: 8421 Bluffton Road
Info: Special children’s class: battery powered ride-on car, truck, motorcycle, etc. Entry fee is $1.00 – Top Thirty Entries as judged by Morry & Sharon Fromm – Dash Plagues to first 100 entries – Long distance award – Door Prizes – 50/50 drawing – limited menu of sandwiches, soups, and salads available for purchase from Waynewood Inn – Music by B & K Tunes
Why: Proceeds go to Matthew 25 Health and Dental Clinic

 

ANNUAL FALL FESTIVAL
St. Therese Catholic Church, 2304 Lower Huntington Road will have their annual Fall Festival on Saturday, September 6, 2003 from 10am to 4pm on the parish grounds. Events include: Kid’s Games, Live Auction, Bake Sale, Bingo, Beer Tent, and lots of your favorite food items like cotton candy and funnel cakes. We will have a cash raffle and we will be selling chances to win an “Authentic Italian Dinner” for 8, prepared by our pastor, Fr. Joe Rulli. We will reopen at 6pm and have food, beverages, music and more until 10pm. Join us for a great day of fun.

 

SINGING AUCTIONEER IN CONCERT
Dane Bailey, “The Singing Auctioneer”, will be in concert at Nine Mile United Methodist Church, 6303 Winters Road on Sunday, September 14, 2003 at 10am. Dane is a native of Berne and now from Fort Wayne brings a rich history of music and ministry. He has traveled for over 28 years throughout the Midwest singing at churches, campgrounds, banquets, fairs, and on radio and television. With his smooth style of singing and broad selection of music, you will want to sit back, relax, and soak it all in. Dane has four recordings available. “In His Time”, “Touch of The Master’s Hand,” the old violin song, a concert video by the same name produced by the Eddie Crook Co., and a new project, “One More Time” just released on the Counterpoint Group label. Dane, along with his ministry schedule, is an auctioneer with Martin & Bailey Auction-Realty Company in Fort Wayne and an instructor at Reppert’s School of Auctioneering, Auburn, Indiana. The public is cordially invited to attend. There is no charge for the concert, but a freewill offering will be taken. For more information on Dane, go to www.SingingAuctioneer.com.

 

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC – BENEFIT FOR INJURED RIDERS
The benefit will be held Saturday, September 20, 2003 at American Legion Post #241, 7605 Bluffton Road from 12noon to 6pm. Chicken Dinner/Fries $6.50. 50/50 Raffle, Tip Boards, Karaoke, Silent Auction, Bike Show – 1st, 2nd, 3rd Place with a $3 entry fee. Trophies donated by Sportmart. American Legion Riders – Indiana Chapter.

 

3RD ANNUAL ELMHURST ATHLETIC GOLF OUTING
Date: Sunday, September 28, 2003 at 12:30pm (Shotgun Start)
Where: Brookwood Golf Course
Cost: $50/person ($200 per foursome)
Format: Florida Scramble
Includes: 18 holes of golf, cart and food
Entries are due Monday, September 21, 2003
First Prize – $200, Second Prize – $120, Third Prize – $80
Door prizes and special hole prizes (longest drive & putt, closest to the hole), skins and a special double your money hole ($5 & hit your ball on the green gets you $10). Contact persons: Julie Hollingsworth or Mark Redding at 425-7515 – Make checks payable to: Elmhurst H.S. Athletics, 3829 Sand Point Road, Fort Wayne, IN 46809

 

OSSIAN DAYS CAR SHOW
Date: Saturday, September 13, 2003
Registration: 9am-noon
Cost: $10
Where: Mike Anderson Chevrolet, State Road 1, Ossian
Drive thru judging-dash plaques to 1st 100 cars
Bring your car to Ossian-win door prizes-come have fun with us!
All participants are invited to join in the parade at 5:30pm
For more information call (260) 622-4535

 

SOUTHSIDE BUSINESS GROUP MEETING
Date: Thurs., Sept. 25
Topic: Political Candidates
Where: Atz Ice Cream Shoppe at 211 E. Tillman Rd
Time: 5:30pm
The meal will cost $5/person with choice of small chef salad as an option. Will dismiss at 7pm. www.ssbg

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