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  • Seniors
    COMMUNITY CENTER: Closed Thursday and Friday for Thanksgiving; Activities for ages 50 and older; 8 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Monday through Friday at 233 W. Main St.
    Holiday meals• Crescent Avenue United Methodist Church, 1232 Crescent Ave., will have its annual turkey dinner from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Sunday.
  • People and places
    Pet helpAnimal Care & Control is offering free straw to any Allen County resident in need of animal bedding this winter. Straw can be picked up between 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.



•American Red Cross Bloodmobile locations: Fairview Missionary Church, classrooms, 525 E 200 N, Angola, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Monday; First Presbyterian Church, Main Room, 215 E. Dustman Road, Bluffton, 11a.m. to 5 p.m. Monday; Evangelical United Methodist Church, Main Room, 1000 Flaxmill Road, Huntington, 1 to 7 p.m. Monday, to schedule; Grabill Missionary Church, gymnasium, 13637 State St., Grabill, 2 to 8 p.m. Monday; First United Methodist Church, Activity Center, 110 N. Cass St., Wabash, noon to 6 p.m. Tuesday.

“EATING TO LIVE”: Guest speaker, Emily Boller, followed Dr. Joel Fuhrman’s recommendations and lost 100 pounds; 6 p.m. Wednesday; Westview Alliance Church, 9804 Illinois Road.

“FAITH, HOPE, LOVE”: Breast cancer awareness; various activities today through Friday; games, silent auction, basketball game; Concordia Lutheran High School, 1601 St. Joe River Drive; 483-1102.


•8 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4:30 p.m. by appointment; Fort Wayne/Allen County Department of Health Medical Annex Building, 4813 New Haven Ave.; 449-7504.

“FREEDOM FROM SMOKING”: Classes; 5:30 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays through Feb. 27; IPFW, Walb Student Union, Room G21, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; free; to register, email Judy Tillapaugh at

IPFW DENTAL HYGIENE CLINIC: Dental cleaning $27 for children, $37 ages 13 and older; fluoride treatments, X-rays and sealants also available; hours, fees and direction,; Neff Hall, Room 109, 2101 Coliseum Blvd. E.; plan a four hour block for services; 481-6575 to schedule.

“LIVING WITH ALZHEIMER’S FOR CAREGIVERS, EARLY STAGE”: Sponsored by Alzheimer’s Association Greater Indiana Chapter; 1 to 3 p.m. Wednesday, also Jan. 23 and 30; Georgetown Branch, 6600 E. State Blvd.; free; to register, call 1-800-272-3900.

Health lists health-related public non-profit activities and events with specific times and locations. Send items two weeks before desired publication date to Health, The Journal Gazette, P.O. Box 88, Fort Wayne, IN 46801-0088; fax, 461-8648; or email