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Red Ribbon Rally

Salamonie School students (from left) Aiden Coleman and Hayden Yeiter help Huntington Mayor Brooks Fetters hold up a signed drug-free pledge as part of Red Ribbon Rally and Mayor’s March at the school on Friday, Nov. 2. Fetters spoke about the importance of making good choices and being a leader, and the students also watched a Drug-Free Rap performed by the Just Say No Club.

Familiar face leaves


Photo by Steve Clark.

Don Good retired as the store manager of the South Huntington Owens on Friday, Nov. 2. Good had worked in the grocery industry since 1966 and served as the store manager of the South Huntington Owens since 2004.

Pleasant Chapel UMC sets supper

Pleasant Chapel United Methodist Church will have a tenderloin supper on Saturday, Nov. 10, from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. at the church.

The menu will include breaded or grilled tenderloins and homemade pie.

There is a cost for the meal, with discounts for children ages 3 to 12 and no charge for children ages 3 and under.

The church is located at 880E-1100N, Roanoke.

Quayle VP Learning Center annual Designer Purse Blingo on Nov. 13

The Quayle Vice Presidential Learning Center will hold its annual Designer Purse Bingo Night on Tuesday, Nov. 13, at 6:30 p.m. at the Rieder Auditorium at SS. Peter and Paul Catholic Church, Huntington. Doors open at 6 p.m.

Tickets for the Designer Purse “Blingo” include 20 games. Each Bingo game’s winner will receive a designer purse.

Light snack foods will be available for purchase.

Pinecone crafts


Photo by Rebecca Sandlin.

Huntington County Master Gardener Susan Miller (right) holds a pinecone reindeer ornament as she helps Kathy Shaffer, of Huntington, make one. The ornament was one of several make-it-take-it craft projects offered during a Master Gardener presentation held Thursday, Nov. 1, in the First Merchants Bank Heritage Hall at the Huntington County Fairgrounds.

Heritage Pointe of Huntington enters into new dining services agreement

Anthony Sochowicz is the executive chef with Compass Group of America – Morrison Community Living. Heritage Pointe of Huntington has announced that it entered into a partnership with the company on Nov. 1 that will result in changes to the facility’s dining services. Photo provided.
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Heritage Pointe of Huntington has announced it has entered into a partnership with Compass Group of America – Morrison Community Living that will result in a transformation of the facility’s dining services.

The agreement with Compass Group North America – Morrison Community Living is to provide residential, retail and catering food services to Heritage Pointe of Huntington. The agreement took effect Nov. 1.

Banks’ staff member in Huntington on Nov. 8

A member of Congressman Jim Banks’ staff will visit Huntington today, Thursday, Nov. 8, to meet with local residents and assist Hoosiers experiencing problems with a federal agency.

The office hours are 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Huntington County Courthouse Annex meeting room, 1350 S. Jefferson St., Huntington.

List Senior Center events for upcoming week

Here is a listing of events happening in November at the Huntington County Senior Center:

Monday, Nov. 12
• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

• Line dancing, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

• Chair aerobics, 10:30 a.m. to 11 a.m.

Tuesday, Nov. 13
• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

• Walk-a-mile in 15 minutes, 10 a.m.

•Markle fall party, 11:30 a.m.

Wednesday, Nov. 14
• Walking group, 8 a.m. to 9 a.m.

• Line dancing, 10 a.m. to 10:30 a.m.

Catholic Youth Ministry fund-raiser at KOC on Nov. 10

The Knights of Columbus Hall, 2817 Theater Ave., Huntington, will be the site for a chili dinner fund-raiser on Saturday, Nov. 10.

The second annual event will benefit the Catholic Youth Ministry of Huntington and begins at 5:30 p.m. with a cash bar for beverages and a silent auction. Dinner will be served at 6 p.m. and a live auction will get underway at 7 p.m.

The menu includes all-you-can-eat chili, toppings, hot dogs and homemade desserts.

Farm Bureau District 4 Banquet set for Nov. 15

The Indiana Farm Bureau 2018 District 4 Fall Achievement Banquet will be held Thursday, Nov. 15, at Taylor University’s Dining Commons, 236 W. Reade Ave., Upland.

Registration will begin at 6 p.m. with dinner served at 6:30 p.m. and the program starting at 7:30 p.m.

The speaker will be Peter Heck, an author, speaker and teacher from Kokomo.

Allstate agents raise funds for advocacy center

Six area Allstate agency owners and licensed sales professionals from the Fort Wayne area came together to secure a $6,000 Allstate Foundation Helping Hands Grant to benefit the Huntington County Child Advocacy Center. The grant will support the Child Advocacy Center’s mission to providing a child-focused center to investigate child abuse, respond to reports and educate the community.

Fashions for the Arts


Photo by Steve Clark.

Michelle Schwieterman (right), owner of The North End boutique, in Roanoke, shares some insights about the outfit being modeled by Este Stoffel during Fashions for the Arts on Saturday, Nov. 3, at Drummond’s Motorama City, in Huntington. The event, which is the LaFontaine Arts Council’s fall fund-raiser, saw a lineup of local models sport clothing from The North End.

Preserving the past


Photo by Steve Clark.

Dan Drummond, the arts advocate at this year’s Fashions for the Arts, speaks about his efforts to preserve the past through his facility, Drummond’s Motorama City, which resembles a 1950s community, during Fashions for the Arts on Saturday, Nov. 3. The event is the fall fund-raiser for the LaFontaine Arts Council, with proceeds supporting the council’s Arts in Education programming.

Wiley offering wellness classes at Cafe of Hope in Huntington

Allie Wiley is now offering wellness classes to those who desire healthier and a more natural approach to caring for their bodies and their homes.

Wiley has been offering the classes for a couple of months now at the Café of Hope, located at Life Church at 900 E. State St., Huntington.

Four Riverview art students get LAC accolade


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Riverview Middle School students Taylor Jordan, Dylan Palmer, Emma Shenefield and Abagayle Wright were named Artists of the Month for October by the LaFontaine Arts Council. Each student was presented with a framed certificate of achievement.

Jordan is an eighth-grader and the daughter of Thomas and Kimberly Jordan, of Warren. Her art teacher, Brenda Betley, recognized her for her “detail-oriented work, trustworthiness and creativity.”

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