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The Journal Gazette

Friday, January 11, 2019 1:00 am

Briefs

Fort Wayne/Allen County

Training courses set up for nonprofits

The Community Foundation of Greater Fort Wayne and Indiana United Ways are partnering to offer two nonprofit training courses: the Paul Clarke Leadership Series and the Certificate in Fund Raising Management Course.

Through the Paul Clarke Leadership Series, monthly workshops will be offered to help local nonprofits strengthen their organization and gain ideas to help protect their resources.

The Certificate in Fund Raising Management training is a 12-day commitment over four months beginning in May and limited to 29 participants.

For more information, go to https://cfgfw.org/community-foundation-announces-2019-nonprofit-trainings/ or contact Christine Meek at cmeek@cfgfw.org.

Area

Talk to Lawyer event to be Jan. 21

Walk-in locations for the 18th annual Indiana State Bar Association Talk to a Lawyer Today program have been selected, giving Hoosiers access to free legal consultation Jan. 21.

Indiana residents can take advantage at than 20 walk-in sites, including the downtown Allen County Public Library, 900 Library Plaza; Carnegie Library of Steuben County, 322 S. Wayne St., Angola; and LaFontaine Center, 208 W. State St., Huntington. Those three locations will be open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m.

A hotline will be available from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Jan. 21 for callers in Adams, Allen, DeKalb, Huntington, LaGrange, Noble, Steuben, Wells and Whitley counties. Residents can call 260-407-0917 or toll free at 877-407-0917.

For more information, contact Ruth de Wit, executive director, Volunteer Lawyer Program of Northeast Indiana, at 260-407-0917 or ruth@vlpnei.org.

Banks' staff available in 3 locations

Staff for U.S. Rep. Jim Banks, R-3rd, will be available next week in Ligonier, Huntertown and Bluffton to meet with constituents and help people having problems with federal agencies.

Banks' staff will be available from 9:30 a.m. to noon Tuesday at Ligonier City Hall, 301 S. Cavin St.; 1:30 to 4 p.m. Tuesday at the Huntertown Town Hall, 15617 Lima Road; and 1:30 to 4 p.m. Thursday at the Wells County Chamber of Commerce office in the Arts, Commerce & Visitors Center, 211 Water St., Bluffton.

– Journal Gazette