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The Journal Gazette

Saturday, August 12, 2017 1:00 am

People and places

Giving back

• Cornerstone Youth Center, 19819 Monroeville Road, Monroeville, will have a “Give Day” from 7 a.m. to 6 p.m. Friday. People are asked to donate items listed on the website,, to help the organization provide programming. There also will be an open house.

• More than $4,400 was raised during the Whitley County BABE photo contest at the annual Whitley County 4-H Fair. The money will be used for preventative and prenatal care during pregnancy and early childhood development.

• Beaman Home, which provides services to victims of domestic violence in Kosciusko, Fulton and Marshall counties, received $2,000 from the recent Goose Lake Poker Run.

• Science Central received a $5,000 grant from the Community Foundation to help Grant County students access hands-on STEM programming free of cost.

Evergreens needed

The Foellinger-Freimann Botanical Conservatory is seeking donations of evergreen trees for its upcoming Holiday Garden Exhibit: Snow Days that will run from Nov. 18 to Jan. 7. Those who would like to donate or for more information can contact Lynda Heavrin at 427-6424 or email


Barb Richards, CW television station manager, received the state's Circle of Corydon Award from Gov. Eric Holcomb.


Fort Wayne State School employee reunion will be from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday at Golden Corral, 5335 Distribution Drive. Participants will be responsible for paying for own lunch.

Board chosen

Anthony Wayne Rotary announced the following officers and board members: Chris Meyers, president; Kyle Farmer, president elect; Chris Moring, president nominee; Deb Conklin, past president; Sarah Horacek, secretary; Troy Heisler, treasurer; Mike Amorini, Anna Gibson, Keith Jacobsen, Lynette Johnson, Carol Keplar, Larry McChessney, Carrie Perry, Bryan Sharp and John Smith.