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  • Cheers& jeers
    CHEERS to everyone involved in making the Honor Flight on Oct. 1 a day I will never forget.
  • Cheers& jeers
    CHEERS to everyone involved in making the Honor Flight on Oct. 1 a day I will never forget.
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    City needs to think big to attract more visitors If Fort Wayne really wants to attract out-of-town guests and do something great around our rivers, we need to think outside of the


CHEERS to the Indiana State Highway worker who was able to rescue our family dog on Interstate 69 near Union Chapel Road. Without his help our pet would have caused an accident or would have been the accident.


CHEERS to all who called me to help retrieve my deceased father’s voice messages thanks to Frank Gray’s article (Oct. 20) – you all know who you are. CHEERS to Jeff Rodgers of the music department at University of St. Francis, who made me two CD copies (in stereo) and a computer backup file. He delivered them to me and would not accept payment. St. Francis would be proud.


CHEERS to everyone who came out to watch the Veterans Day Parade on Parnell Avenue and to the units that participated and all who worked so hard to make this parade possible. Our group hasn’t participated in this particular parade for the past couple of years due to our age and the cold weather. That doesn’t mean our hearts aren’t there with you all the way. God bless all of you and God bless America.

MARY ANNA ROEMKE Publicity director GARRY SINK Commander Korean War Veterans IN Chapter One

CHEERS to all the Burmese parents and children for being enthusiastic learners; they have religiously attended our literacy program every Saturday, rain or shine. Applause goes out to our volunteers: Joe D. Nichols, Hao Sun, Cheu Jey Lee, Sandy McMurtrie, Educational Studies faculty and our 80-plus volunteer tutors for donating their time and effort to help immigrant children strengthen their reading and math skills. The successful fall 2013 program was made possible because of their commitment, dedication and care; they are true educational heroes. Special thanks to Julie Hook and friends for organizing a school supplies drive.

KYAW (JOE) T. SOE Program director IPFW New Immigrant Literacy Program

CHEERS to Bill Ihessen for his timely and pertinent article, “Health care valued in Gospels,” in People of Praise Nov. 9. The examples of the human reaction and values in the Gospels compares to the differences of U.S. citizens in the present time. I thank him for addressing this important issue.


CHEERS to the gentleman in line behind me in the checkout lane at Kroger on Dupont Road on Nov. 8. The cashier had checked all my items and told me the cost. I opened my billfold to get the money, and the cashier said that it was paid for. I did thank him, but I was shocked and I couldn’t even talk. I want to thank him with all my heart. That was so wonderful and may God bless.


CHEERS to t he middle/high school students and teachers from Blackhawk Christian School who spent a recent very cold afternoon traversing the neighborhoods raking leaves. What a huge blessing to all of us. Thanks, kids, for your kind act of service.