What's Up! Wells County

Monday, July 21, 2014

What's Up! Monday, July 21, 2014

Optimist Pork Chop Dinner tonight
Members of the Bluffton Optimist Club will sponsor a Pork Chop Dinner during the Wells County 4-H Fair.
The dinner will be held Tuesday, July 22 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. Cost is $8 per ticket. The meal will include: half barbeque smoked pork chop, baked potato, applesauce, roll and drink. (Eat-in or carry-out).
Tickets can be purchased in advance at the following locations: 4-H Office at the 4-H Park, Raymond James and Associates, Farm Credit Mid-America or any Optimist member.
Proceeds will go to fund youth projects in Wells County. 

SummerFest in Hartford City July 26
The second annual Juried SummerFest will be held on the courthouse square in Hartford City July 25 from 6 to 8 p.m. and Saturday, July 26 from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.
On Friday night from 6 to 8 p.m. there will be an art show and  recepition with awards given to those participating in the event.
Activities on Saturday include a breakfast from 8 to 10 a.m.; a Farmer’s Market from 8 a.m. to noon; an Artisan’s Fair from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.; Music from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. and a Chalk Contest at 11 a.m. Admission is free to the event.

Northern Gospel Convention July 31-Aug. 2
Alan Godsey and The Northmen will present the 15th annual Northern Gospel Singing Convention at Sunnycrest Baptist Family Life Center at 2172 W. Chapel Pike in Marion July 31, Aug. 1 and 2. Ther will be over 40 Christian music artists from across the county performing during the gathering.
Events on Thursday will begin at 5 p.m. Hours for Friday and Saturday are 1 to 5 p.m.
For ticket prices and for more information call  260-348-5164 or log onto: www.the-northmen.com.
Healing Room open
Now open: The Healing Room, located at 927 N. Main Street (In the River of Life Church).  The Healing Room is the place to receive prayer and instruction concerning Divine healing for your body. No matter your physical condition we believe God can and will heal you if you meet His requirements. Feel free to stop by and receive pryaer and feel better soon. If you have any questions call us at 824-3903. (Pd. Advt.)
Swiss Village activities during Berne Swiss Days
During Berne Swiss Days July 24-27, Swiss Village will host a variety of events. On Friday, July 25 visitors may check out Swiss Village’s newly remodeled independent living apartments with a tour beginning at 11 a.m. from the main entrance. Informational materials, refreshments and door prizes will be available for attendees.
A free gospel concert will be held at 9:30 a.m. with Gospel singer Frances Bond. At 2 p.m. the Jay Fox Polka Band will entertain in the auditorium The Muselman Wellness Pavilion will host an open house from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. On Saturday, July 26, the Fort Wayne Kinder Und Junge Bavarian Dancers will perform at 2 p.m. in the auditorium More information about any event by calling the Berne Chamber of Commerce at (260) 589-8080 or at www.berneswissdays.com

USS Long Beach Reunion Sept. 8
USS Long Beach CGN-9 Assocaition, Inc. 2014 Reunion will be held in St. Louis, Mo. Sept. 8-14 at the Hilton St. Louis Airport at 10330 Natural Bridge Road, St. Louis, Mo. 63134.

Room rate is $89, including all taxes and breakfast for two people. Those attending should ID themselves as a member of the USS Long Beach Association Reunion. For more information call Don Shade at 866-352-2469 or 716-426-5500 or email at lbcgn9@aol.com. The website is: www.usslongbeach-assoc.org.

Thursday, July 17, 2014

What's Up! Thursday, July 17, 2014

Mt. Etna Bazaar set for Oct. 25
The Mt Etna United Methodist Women will hold their Fall Food and Craft Bazaar on Saturday, Oct. 25 from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. 
Booth space rental is $25 for an 8x8 booth and one table. Some booth spaces do have electricity. Booth spaces, tables, and electricity are all on a first come first serve basis upon receipt of a registration form and booth payment.  All vendors (Pamper Chef, Tupperware, Discovery Toys etc.) are welcome along with homemade items.   
Items not allowed to sale are: pies, prepared soups, and noodles
Send name, address, phone number, number of spaces require and the type of crafts to be sold, along with a check made payable to Mt Etna UM Women to: Wilberta Horrell, 10629S-500W, Warren, Indiana 46792. 
Call 260-375-3071 for additional information and registration forms.

The Mt Etna UM Church is located at the corner of Ind. 124 and Ind. 9 in southern Huntington County.

Wednesday, July 16, 2014

What's Up! Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Member Appreciation Meals at 4-H Park this weekend
The Wells County Farm Bureau Inc. will sponsor a Membership Appreciation Meal on Saturday, July 19 from 4-8 p.m. at the Wells County 4-H Park Food Pavilion. Those attending should bring their postcard to receive one free meal. 
The meal will include a beef barbeque sandwich, potato skins, applesauce, cookie, and drink.
Also, the Wells County Farm Bureau Young Farmers will sponsor a pancake and sausage breakfast at the Wells County 4-H Park Food Pavilion on Sunday, July 20 from 7-11 a.m.
Mercer County Garage Sale July 24-29
A six-day garage sale, sponsored by the Mercer County Council on Aging, will be held July 24-29 at the Senior Citizen Center in Celina, Ohio.
Donations can be made July 11 from 8:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. and Saturday, July 12 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.
For more information call 419-586-1644.

‘Dirty Rotten Scoundrels’ begins July 26
“Dirty Rotten Scoundrels,” the musical, will be the next production by the Fort Wayne Civic Theatre at the Arts United Center.
There will be 8 p.m. performances on Saturdays, July 26, Aug. 2 and 9 and Fridays of Aug. 1 and 8. Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. will be held on July 27, Aug. 3 and 10.
Taking the roles of “the scoundrels” will be Aaron Mann and Travis Grams.
Tickets are $29 for adults, $24 for Sunday senior matinees and $17 for those 23 and younger. The box office is open from noon to 6 p.m. Monday through Friday by calling 2260-424-5220.
Saint Aloysius Gator Gallop 5K Run/Walk July 26
The 14th annual Saint Aloysius Gator Gallop 5K Run/Walk will be held Saturday, July 26 at 14623 Bluffton Road, Yoder.
To beat the heat this is an evening event. Registration begins at 6 p.m. in school gym. The  Run/Walk starts at 7 p.m. in church parking lot.
First place “Gator” plaques to the top male and top female overall and to the top male and female masters will be awarded.  Trophies will go to the second and third place overall. Trophies will be given to the first, second and third in each male and female age division.
Proceeds to benefit Saint Aloysius School Classroom Furniture Fund.  
For entry form visit: http://www.runindiana.com/GatorEntry.pdf. For more information call 260-466-4272.

Liberty Center VBS July 27-31
Liberty Center Community Vacation Bible School will be held Sunday, July 27 through Thursday, July 31 from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. for children ages four through grade nine. A kick-off picnic will be held at 5:30 p.m. Sunday, July 27 at the Liberty Center park.
For more information call Angie at 260-824-2590 or email: duncans4@att.net.

Police Boot Camp July 28
There are only two openings left for Police Boot Camp that will be held the week of July 28 from 8 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. 
This camp is for fourth through sixth grade students. Goals are for the youth to learn about respecting the flag and authority, self-discipline, physical fitness, bike safety, swim rescue, self defense, how to track a K9 and much more.
Boot camp will be instructed by officers of the Bluffton Police Department and assisted by the Bluffton Parks Department. Those attending will learn healthy lifestyle habits including exercise and healthy eating.
Each participant will receive a T-shirt, shorts, dog tags, hat, plenty of water and snacks. Camp costs $10 per child. 

To register fill out this form and mail back to the park office at 128 E. Market. Questions call 824-6069. http://ci.bluffton.in.us/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/bootcampflierandform2014.pdf