You choose, we deliver
If you are interested in this story, you might be interested in others from The Journal Gazette. Go to and pick the subjects you care most about. We'll deliver your customized daily news report at 3 a.m. Fort Wayne time, right to your email.

Feature calendars

    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.
  • Out and about
    BOOKS TODAY Lee Strobel – Author of “The Ambition” and “The Case for Christ Study Bible”; 5 to 9 p.m.


ADDICTIONS PROGRAM: Reformers Unanimous; 7 to 9 p.m. Friday; Three Rivers Baptist Church, 1406 Lumbard St.; 260-267-5105 or


•American Red Cross Bloodmobile locations: Parish Hall, St. Anne’s Episcopal Church, 424 W. Market St., Warsaw, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. today; Warsaw Wesleyan Church, 2402 W. Old Indiana 30, Warsaw, 2 to 6 p.m. Monday; Sunrise Chapel, 12732 Spencerville Road, Harlan, 2 to 8 p.m. Monday, 260-627-8928 to arrange transportation; Paul Davis Restoration, 3010-1 Butler Ridge Parkway, 2:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, 436-2766, ext. 178, to register; First United Methodist Church, 1203 E. Seventh St., Auburn, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday; Triple Crown Services, 2720 Dupont Commerce Court, 8 to 11 a.m. Wednesday; South Whitley United Methodist Church, 6685 W. Indiana 14, South Whitley, 12:30 to 6:30 p.m. Wednesday; Walmart, 5311 Coldwater Road, 1 to 3:30 p.m. Friday, 484-4198, ext. 190, to register; Good Shepherd United Methodist Church, 4700 Vance Ave., 2 to 7 p.m. Friday; Calvary Evangelical Church, 10686 Van Wert-Decatur Road, Van Wert, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday; Zanesville United Methodist Church, 11811 N. Wayne St., Zanesville, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday, 638-4108 to register; Holy Cross Lutheran Church, 3425 Crescent Ave., 7 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday, 484-2821 to register; National Guard Armory, 315 W. 350 N., Warsaw, 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday; Bluffton Armory, 500 E. Spring St., Bluffton, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday;

FRANCINE’S FRIENDS MOBILE MAMMOGRAPHY UNIT: For women ages 40 and older; in partnership with Parkview Regional Cancer Center and Breast Diagnostic Center; times vary depending on location; appointments suggested but not required, 483-1847 or 1-800-727-8439, ext. 26540: Parkview Physicians Group – Family Medicine, 1331 Minnich Road, New Haven, Monday; DeBrand Fine Chocolates, 10105 Auburn Park Drive, Wednesday; New Haven Middle School, 900 Prospect Ave., New Haven, Thursday; Max Fitness, 1415 W. Dupont Road, Saturday.

IMMUNIZATIONS: Birth to age 18, 8:30 to 11:30 a.m. and 1 to 4 p.m. Wednesdays and Fridays; Fort Wayne-Allen County Department of Health immunization clinic, 4813 New Haven Ave., by appointment, 449-7514; $8 per immunization if able to pay, no one turned away for inability to pay; parent or legal guardian must bring child with shot record; for more information call 424-7468; injectable flu vaccines and FluMist are also now available at all locations; Super Shot immunization clinics also at:

•Grabill Missionary Church, 13637 State St., Grabill, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Monday.

•Parkview Hospital Super Shot Clinic, Carew Medical Park, 1818 Carew St., Suite 300, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. and 4 to 7 p.m. Tuesday.

•St. Joseph Hospital Super Shot Clinic, Anthony Medical Center, 5717 S. Anthony Blvd., 4 to 7 p.m. Wednesdays and 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday (Spanish and Burmese interpreters available).

•Aldersgate United Methodist Church, 2417 Getz Road, 4 to 7 p.m. Thursday.

•Parkview FirstCare, 3909 New Vision Drive, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

LUTHERAN CANCER RESOURCE CENTER: 7910 W. Jefferson Blvd., Suite 109; 435-7959.

•“Look Good/Feel Better” program, sponsored by ACS, 10 a.m. Monday; call 471-3911 to register.

LUTHERAN HOSPITAL CHILDBIRTH SUITES: Free prenatal classes (unless otherwise noted) at 7950 W. Jefferson Blvd., parent education classroom, second floor; pre-registration required, 435-7070 or 435-7274.

•“Childbirth and Newborn Care Series,” 6:30 to 9:30 p.m. Thursdays beginning this Thursday (three sessions required).

•“Relaxation and More,” class to prepare expectant mother for labor, 9 a.m. to noon Saturday.

Health lists health-related public nonprofit 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