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The Journal Gazette

Monday, July 17, 2017 1:00 am

Community update


4-H SHOOTING SPORTS PROGRAM – AIR PISTOL: 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for six consecutive Thursdays starting Sept. 7; Allen County Fairgrounds, 2726 Carroll Road; first class will be parent and youth orientation meeting; grades 3 to 12; $40; paid registration is due by Aug. 30 at 481-6826 or

4-H SHOOTING SPORTS PROGRAM – SHOTGUN: Noon to 2 p.m. for five consecutive Saturdays starting Sept. 16; St. Joe Valley Conservation Club, 5871 County Road 60, St. Joe; first class will be parent and youth orientation meeting; grades 5 to 12; $75; participants should have taken one or more of the other 4-H shooting programs; paid registration is due by Sept. 5 at 481-6826 or


TROY SCHOOL BENEFIT: 6 p.m. Aug. 11; Joseph Decuis Farm, 6755 E. 900 South, Columbia City; local food, brew, band and cause; $125; tickets,

“BATTERS AND BIDDERS”: 5:30 to 9 p.m. Thursday; Lincoln Financial Treetops Event Center, Parkview Field, 1301 Ewing St.; game, fireworks, beer, wine, meal and online auction; presented by the Boys and Girls Club of Fort Wayne; $75; tickets at 744-0998, ext. 112 or

COVINGTON PLAZA CHARITY EVENT: 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday and Friday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday; 6382 W. Jefferson Blvd.; bring in a donation for your favorite cause and have name entered for a $150 Covington Plaza shopping spree; Thursday, bring donations for the Mustard Seed Furniture Bank Charity (bath and hand towels, wash cloths and kitchen towels); Friday, Charis House Charity (diapers, baby monitors, shower caddy, lotions, deodorants and body wash); Saturday, Lisa's Legacy of Hope (boxed tissues, packages of tea, Lipton cup-a-soup, spiral notebooks and Crayola markers).

GRABILL CHAMBER OF COMMERCE AND AMISH COMMUNITY BENEFIT AUCTION: Friday, Fudergong Building, 13720 First St., Grabill; 10 a.m. bake sale, 4 p.m. dinner, 6 p.m. auction; the Olde Church Museum will be open from 4 to 8 p.m. with free admission; 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, Fundergong Building, Women's Health Day, free health screenings; more information at 260-206-9354 or 260-705-4626.


ALZHEIMER'S ASSOCIATION: 5 to 7:30 p.m. today, Fort Wayne Parks and Recreation Community Center, 233 W. Main St., “Legal and Financial Planning for Alzheimer's Disease”; 5:30 to 7 p.m. Tuesday, LaGrange County Council on Aging, 410 E. Central Ave., LaGrange, “The Basics: Memory Loss, Dementia & Alzheimer's Disease;” registration requested at the Alzheimer's Association Helpline at 800-272-3900.

“PREVENTING, STOPPING, REVERSING TYPE 2 DIABETES & CANCER PREVENTION”: 7 to 8 p.m. today; Kachmann Auditorium in Lutheran Hospital, 7950 W. Jefferson Blvd.; free; presented by Dr. Rudy Kachmann.

FRANCINE'S FRIENDS MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY: For women 40 and older in partnership with Parkview Health and the Breast Diagnostic Center; 483-1847 or 800-727-8439, ext. 68120; today, Wellspring Interfaith Social Services, 1316 Broadway; Tuesday, Sweetwater, 5501 U.S. 30 W.; Thursday, Miller's Merry Manor, 1900 Alber St., Wabash; Friday, Park Place Senior Living, 4411 Park Place Drive; Saturday, Christian Community Healthcare, 13720 First St., Grabill.

CHILD MALTREATMENT SYMPOSIUM FOR CLINICIANS AND NON-CLINICIANS WHO WORK WITH CHILDREN: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday; Ceruti's Reception Hall, 6601 Innovation Blvd.; free and includes lunch; register with Parkview Health at

SUPER SHOT FAMILY IMMUNIZATION CLINIC SCHEDULE: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. every Tuesday of each month, 1 to 4 p.m. every Thursday of each month, Parkview Hospital Super Shot Clinic, 1818 Carew St.; 4 to 7 p.m. every Wednesday of each month, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. every Thursday of each month, St. Joseph Hospital Super Shot Clinic at Anthony Medical Center, 5717 S. Anthony Blvd.; 9 a.m. to noon every Saturday of each month, Parkview FirstCare Super Shot Clinic, 3909 New Vision Drive; 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. first and second Monday of each month, Grabill Missionary Church Super Shot Clinic, 13637 State St., Grabill.


COMMUNITY DIALOGUE ON DIVERSITY: 6:30 to 8 p.m. today; Huntington City-Township Public Library, 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington; sponsored by the City of Huntington Prevention Task Force; topic will focus on the LGBTQ community; questions at 260-200-1740.


HUNTINGTON CITY-TOWNSHIP PUBLIC LIBRARY: 255 W. Park Drive, Huntington; 260-356-0824; 2 to 4 p.m. today, decorating and eating cupcakes for teens, registration required at; after library hours on Friday, “Can-Unity Architecture Contest,” create an architecture-related sculpture using canned and non-perishable food items, voting by the community will be 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, more information at

KENDALLVILLE PUBLIC LIBRARY: Kendallville Public Library, 221 S. Park Ave., Kendallville, has purchased two passes, one is available at the Limberlost branch in Rome City, to the Eiteljorg Museum of American Indians and Western Art in Indianapolis available for free check-out through June 30, passes can be reserved by calling 260-343-2010 or 260-854-2775; exhibit through Aug. 6, “Dogs: Faithful and True” through Aug. 6.

MARKLE LIBRARY: 155 W. Sparks St., Markle; 260-758-3332; 2 to 4 p.m. Wednesday, decorating and eating cupcakes for teens; registration required at


FIRE POLICE CITY COUNTY FEDERAL CREDIT UNION: 6:30 p.m. Tuesday; Pizza Hut, 3820 E. State Blvd.; attendees will learn how to maneuver through the real estate buying process; registration is required at or 469-5923.

SUMMER NIGHTS AT THE EMBASSY: 5 to 10 p.m. Wednesday; Embassy Theatre, 125 W. Jefferson Blvd.; members of Leadership Fort Wayne will moderate discussion on topics of community and diversity; menu items available for purchase from Bravas; cash bar; tickets are $5 at the STAR Bank box office at the Embassy, or 800-745-3000.

FOSTER PARENT INFORMATION NIGHT: 6:30 to 8 p.m. Thursday; 9:30 to 11 a.m. Aug. 26; or 6:30 to 8 p.m. Sept. 7; Villages of Indiana, 2250 Lake Ave. Suite 160; register at 800-831-4154 or 423-6676.

HONORING OUR HEROES: 10 a.m. Saturday; Triple LLL Truck Repair Inc., 1051 N. Indiana 15, Wabash; veterans and active duty personnel interested in taking a membership flight should register for the drawing between 10 and 11 a.m.; two helicopters will land at 10 a.m.; membership flights will be available to all patriots beginning at noon; food vendors and children's events will be available all day; silent auction and gun raffle; Jerry Lindquist's Master Modeler Display Traveling Museum and vehicles from the Indiana Military Preservation Association will be on display.


WHITLEY COUNTY COUNCIL ON AGING & AGED INC.: 710 N. Opportunity Drive, Columbia City; 260-248-8944; 1 p.m. Tuesday, tea and coffee party with petit fours and a guitar player; noon Thursday, “Going in Style” movie.